Texan Perry and Californian Brown battle for business

What could be more fun than a throwdown between Governor Goodhair and Governor Moonbeam?

Shreveport man accused of breaking into home, trying to rape woman

A Shreveport man is accused of breaking into a home Friday evening and attempting to rape a young woman.

Wanted fugitive caught following traffic stop on I-20

Lousiana authorities captured a wanted fugitive over the weekend after he failed to comply to driving safely during rainy conditions.

Northeast digs out, cold moves South

A major winter storm whipped the Upper Midwest early Monday, just after a historic snowfall left much of the Northeast buried and without power.

Pope Benedict to resign at the end of the month, Vatican says

The spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI, surprised the world Monday by saying he will resign at the end of the month "because of advanced age."

Highlights from past State of the Union addresses

President Barack Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address on Tuesday, marking his seventh address to a joint session of Congress. Here are some highlights from past State of the Union addresses:

Overnight shooting sends local man to hospital

Authorities are investigating an overnight shooting that has injured one man and has left police searching for suspects.

Drought conditions looking good in the Ark-La-Tex

Residents in the Ark-La-Tex have another reason to celebrate. After almost a full year of drought conditions, the majority of the region is no longer suffering from a drought.

Stocks: Chasing all-time highs

With a light mix of U.S. economic data on tap, investors are hoping to keep up the momentum in stocks this week.

Battle over blame after horsemeat found in beef products

High-stakes lawsuits, overlapping investigations and a bitter battle over blame are spreading across Europe in the wake of a scandal that has rocked the meat industry.