Benton water and sewer rate increase

The City of Benton is increasing water and sewer rates for residents. The rate increase comes after costs to maintain the water service increased for the City.

Voters Registration Week

Officials with the Caddo Parish Registrar of Voters office will be hosting various voter registration events throughout the week celebrating voters registration week.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $6.6 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

Governor Jindal, Cool Planet Energy Systems Announce $168 Million investment in LA bio-refineries

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Cool Planet Energy Systems President and CEO Howard Janzen announced the company will build three bio-refineries in Louisiana with a capital investment of $168 million.

CBP officers seize over $1.5M of marijuana in shipment of jalapeno peppers

Custom and Border Protection officers, working the Rio Grande City port of entry, seized $1,641,000 worth of marijuana.

State Fair of Texas announces fried finalists

With just a month to go until the gates open to the State Fair of Texas, mouths will now be watering after fair officials announced Tuesday the finalists for the ninth annual Big Tex Choice Awards.

NFL donates equipment to 'Heads Up' league in Moore, OK

The National Football League Foundation announced today a donation of more than 1,000 pieces of equipment, including helmets and shoulder pads, to the Oklahoma Elite Football League based in Moore, Oklahoma.

Governor Jindal and Dow Chemical announce $1 Billion-plus investment in Plaquemine site

Governor Bobby Jindal and Dow Louisiana Operations Site Leader Eduardo Do Val announced that the Dow Chemical Company will invest $1.06 billion in a pair of new polyolefins plants.

Shreveport officer placed on leave

Shreveport Police officer has been placed on administrative leave by Chief of Police Willie Shaw following allegations of alleged policy violations.

Cowboys place Jay Ratliff on PUP list, out for 6 weeks

The Dallas Cowboys have placed defensive tackle, Jay Ratliff, on physically unable to preform (PUP) list.