DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe.

Results of BCPD safety checkpoint

On Monday the Bossier City Police Department conducted a safety checkpoint in the 200 block of John Wesley Boulevard as part of the department’s participation in the "Click It or Ticket" campaign sponsored by the National Highwa

Moore, Oklahoma tornado: Get the latest developments in this disaster

Dozens of people -- including several children -- were killed when a massive tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma on Monday afternoon, officials said.

Helping with disaster in the heartland

For the second day in a row, violent storms have ripped through America's heartland. Much of Moore, Oklahoma, which is just outside of Oklahoma City, is now a devastated pile of rubble.

Staying safe during boating season

21 year old Wildrick Jenkins of Marshall, TX was killed Sunday afternoon, when a relaxing day canoeing on Caddo Lake turned tragic. Witnesses say Jenkins didn't know how to swim and wasn't wearing a life jacket.

City of Joplin sending assistance to city of Moore, Oklahoma

Joplin City officials have organized a support team of public safety employees and have deplyed them to Moore, Oklahoma. The team will arrive later tonight, the team includes a dozen members from the local police and fire departments.

Explo's explosives stored and license revoked

After six months of continuous work by the Louisiana State Police Emergency Services Unit, and the Explo employees working under their immediate supervision, the public safety hazard has been mitigated and Louisiana State Police has revoked the

Police arrest man accused of shooting ex-girlfriend

A Shreveport man is in jail after his arrest for shooting at a local woman earlier this month.

25-year-old mother arrested for locking her 4 children outside

A Baker woman was arrested after he allegedly locked her four children, ages 1-7, outside of the home for 3 days. She denies the allegations and repeatedly called her children “bad kids.”

Tornado levels homes, a school, in Oklahoma City suburb

[Breaking news update at 4:58 p.m. Monday]