2014 Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators Registration Kicks Off

The second annual Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators gumbo cook-off is now accepting team registration. The event, a fundraiser for Volunteers for Youth Justice, will take place March 29, 2014 at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport.

Fort Polk operations reduced or curtailed due to government shut down.

Some operations on Fort Polk will be reduced or curtailed due to the government shut down. They include: 1. Fort Polk commissary: Closed effective Oct. 2 for duration of shut down.

Weinzettle to be honored by Louisiana Civil Service League

Ruth T. Weinzettle, a professor of social work at Northwestern State University, will be one of five recipients of this year’s Monte M. Lemann Awards, presented annually by the Louisiana Civil Service League.

Senator Cruz proposes bill to fund all parts of VA during shutdown

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made the following statement, Wednesday, regarding Obamacare, the government "shutdown," and the World War II Memorial:

TX man arrested in connection with 2nd largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was called upon by federal and local authorities to manage the transport and care of 16 more dogs surrendered by two defendants arrested in connection with the second largest dog fig

Author Tom Clancy dies at 66

Author Tom Clancy, whose novel, "The Hunt for Red October" propelled him to fame, fortune and status as a favorite storyteller of the American military, has died, according to sources with his publisher and family. He was 66.

Wyoming cold case arrests

Alice and Gerald Uden seemed the typical family to the outside observer. They raised two children in rural Missouri, kept to themselves and attended church regularly.

Florida Jacksonville airport evacuated

A bomb scare that forced the evacuation of Jacksonville International Airport was a hoax, officials said Wednesday. A suspect was arrested after the incident Tuesday.

Attorney: Dying 'Angola 3' inmate is released in Louisiana

Herman Wallace, a terminally ill Louisiana inmate who served more than 40 years in solitary confinement, was released from prison Tuesday night, hours after a federal judge vacated his murder conviction and sentence, an attorney told CNN.