Republicans demand action on student loan rates

Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kansas, faulted Senate Democrats on Saturday for this week's hike in student loan interest rates and urged the upper chamber to pass legislation that resolves the issue as soon as the holiday recess ends.

17 fireworks related fires in Texarkana

Every year, 9,300 Americans are seriously injured from fireworks, and not only that, annually 20,000 fires are caused from fireworks. Locally, that trend continued.

Toddler found dead in car

Sharia, a 3 year old girl, was found dead inside her mother's car in Shreveport's Ingleside neighborhood Friday afternoon.

"Routine" stop leads to drug bust

Just after 5am, a Shreveport Police Patrol officer tried to make a routine traffic stop. The driver, however, didn't feel like pulling over.

Helping avoid a drought

July is water awareness month and one local organization is asking residents to be pro-active. Shreveport Green is conducting project clean water. The project is designed to encourage residents on how to protect and save water.

Judge to offer legal advice

Judge Sheva Sims of the Shreveport City Court will be presenting an informational seminar this coming Monday at the court building located at 1244 Texas Avenue.

TX driver charged with 5 counts of criminal negligence homicide

The Department of Public Safety have arrested and charged a driver in the deadly accident that killed five people in Los Fresnos this past Sunday.

Virginia child killed by stray bullet during 4th of July celebration

A 7-year-old boy died Thursday night after he was shot in head by a stray bullet, Chesterfield Police said.

Political week ahead: Five stories to watch

The issues of abortion and illegal immigration will be in the spotlight over the next week, but all eyes will be on Texas on Monday for a major player to announce his political plans.

Baton Rouge woman uses pageant to mentor, inspire, educate about life with disabilities

A local woman who says she was never interested in pageants will represent Louisiana with a chance at a national crown.