Gov. Perry signs drug screening legislation

Gov. Rick Perry today signed Senate Bill 21, which will require mandatory drug screening as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals. The governor was joined by bill author Sen.

Neighborhood terrorized by helicopter gun range

A helicopter gun range in North Texas has some residents upset, Steve Stoler tells us more about the gunfire that's terrorizing their neighborhood.

Colorado blaze leaves 2 dead as firefighters battle on

The forecast Friday provides little hope for firefighters trying to make headway against a raging wildfire northeast of Colorado Springs.

Packed restaurant deck collapses into Florida bay

One moment, dozens of sports bar patrons were cheering the Miami Heat as they watched the NBA finals on a deck above South Florida's Biscayne Bay on Thursday night.

Margaritaville offers guests a "sneak peak"

Not even open yet, Bossier City's Margaritaville Resort Casino is already a major employer in the area, something CEO Paul Alanis is very proud of.

2 skunks test positive for rabies in Stonewall

In the past 10 day, two skunks in the city limits of Stonewall have tested positive for rabies. Both skunks have been put down, but parish officials don't want to take any chances with the number of positive rabies tests growing.

Shreveport resource center closing temporarily

The Centerpoint Community Services Center in Shreveport is closing its’ doors temporarily due to funding issues.

LDWF schedules drawdown for Lake Bistineau

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will initiate a drawdown on Lake Bistineau within the coming week in its attempt to address the spread of giant salvinia, an invasive aquatic weed, which tends to proliferate as summertime temp

Gov. Perry signs 'Merry Christmas' bill, stands up for religious freedom

Gov. Rick Perry today signed House Bill 308, which allows public school students and staff to use traditional holiday greetings and display religious scenes and symbols on school property. The governor was joined by bill author Rep.

US, AR file joint complaint against ExxonMobil for Pegasus Pipeline oil spill

Today the United States and the state of Arkansas filed a joint enforcement action against ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line Company (ExxonMobil) in federal district court in Little Rock, Ark.