Beware the "crazy ants" of the South

Beware the "crazy ants."

Power outages reported in NETX, Shreveport area

Power outages have been reported for the following areas:  

Judge rules on dog park lawsuit

Thursday morning, Judge Leon Emmanuel ruled on the lawsuit filed by the Shreveport Dog Park Alliance against Shreveport mayor, Cedric Glover.

Shale-shocked: the Haynesville Shale

Ask people in DeSoto or Red River Parishes and they'll tell you the Haynesville Shale isn't what it used to be, but even they might be surprised to learn there are only 35 rigs running in the area.

SWEPCO reporting major power outages

Swepco is reporting over 528,000 people are without power right now. The largest area affected by outages is Caddo Parish with over 120,000 customers without electricity.

Storms leave major damage

Storms that moved through Ark-La-Tex this evening left some major damage behind. Crews were out along Buncombe Road in Shreveport where multiple power lines and trees were down as a result of the storm.

Update from West, TX fertilizer plant explosion press conference

Officials held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the preliminary findings in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion investigation.

Storm damage reports for NETX, northwest LA

Harrison County officials have been notified by the National Weather Service that there was an “indication” of a tornado that has caused damage in Waskom, Elysian Fields, and Greenwood, Louisiana.

SSA reveals Louisiana's 'Most Popular Baby Names' for 2012

Social Security Reveals the Most Popular Baby Names in Louisiana for 2012 See the list at www.socialsecurity.gov

Child care workers arrested for child abuse

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office arrested three workers at a Haughton child care Wednesday on charges stemming from simple battery to cruelty to a juvenile of young children at the daycare center over the past couple of weeks.