DPS graduates 108 State Troopers in Austin

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw and Texas Public Safety Commission Chair Cynthia Leon today were joined by Sen.

Jailed Facebook teen finally getting day in court after online 'joke'

A Texas teen who's been jailed more than four months for a Facebook comment he made during a video-game argument is finally getting a day in court that could let him go home.

Spurs re-sign Ginobili, Splitter for at least 2 more years

On Wednesday, via Twitter, Manu Ginobili announced he will be staying in San Antonio for at least two more years. There were rumors circling the NBA circuit that Ginobili, 35, was going to retire after this season.

Northwestern State to close for Independence Day

Northwestern State University will be closed Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 for Independence Day. Classes will resume and administrative offices will reopen Monday, July 8.

AAA TX offers free 'tipsy tow' during 4th of July holiday

AAA Texas urges those who celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends to designate a sober driver and reminds motorists about its free Tipsy Tow program during the holiday.

Run 5k while supporting Tay-Sachs research

Louisiana loves its Cajun heritage, but that same lineage makes them more susceptible to carry the Tay-Sachs gene. About one in 27 Cajuns test positive for carrying the gene, but that doesn't mean all 27 have Tay-Sachs.

16-year-old tries to kill man with a machete; has history with gang activity

A California teen who recently moved to Slidell is now facing attempted murder charges. Police say he used the rusty machete pictured above against his brother’s friend.

BREAKING: Obama to delay portion of ACA until 2015

Over the past several months, the Administration has been engaging in a dialogue with businesses - many of which already provide health coverage for their workers - about the new employer and insurer reporting requirements under the Affordable

Organization looking for hope

AMIkids Red River, which serves as a school program for juvenile boys has announced that they are planning to close due to state budget cuts.

New tax for mall shoppers

The new 1 percent sales tax the City Council voted on kicks in this week at the Mall St. Vincents in Shreveport. The tax is expected to help pay for a major renovation to the mall which will cost around 16-million dollars.