Health officials urge vaccination before flu season strikes

With flu season set to begin and vaccine in plentiful supply, the Texas Department of State Health Services encourages everyone 6 months old and older to get vaccinated to protect themselves and their families against the flu.

Office of Management and Budget Director orders federal agencies to begin shutting down

The Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell ordered federal agencies to start shutting down.

Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment begins October 1

Beginning on October 1, many consumers across Louisiana will be presented with the option of making changes to their health insurance coverage for the coming year.

4 teens arrested for alleged armed robbery of local restaurant

The Bossier City Police Department took four teenagers into custody, Monday night, just moments after they were reportedly involved in the armed robbery of a local restaurant.

Preparing for hunting season

Archery deer hunting season starts October 1, with firearms hunting starting October 26.

Sexual relationship between pastor, gunman’s wife being investigated as motive for shooting

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso addressed the media today regarding the case of a pastor who was shot and killed in front of his congregation.

Government shutdown could affect Barksdale

More Furloughs could soon be coming to Barksdale Airforce Base. Base officials say that if a government shutdown was to take place more civilian workers on the base could be furloughed.

Nelson Cruz in Rangers' lineup for tiebreaker

The suspense, if there really was any, is over. Nelson Cruz will be in the Rangers' lineup for the Monday tiebreaker with Tampa Bay to determine second wild-card team in the American League.

Manhunt on after Bossier City armed robbery

The search is on for a man wanted in connection to a Bossier City armed robbery. The robbery took place around 1:30 this morning at the Circle K Gas Station located just off of Airline and Brownlee Road.