New federal regulations put squeeze on local businesses

Fans of roll-your-own cigarette machines are getting some bad news from vendors this week. New federal regulations tacked onto a recent transportation bill are putting a squeeze on many smaller roll-your-own retailers.

ETX physician's assistant accused of exposing himself, assaulting 3 women

A Waskom physician's assistant is under arrest for allegedly assaulting three women.

Study: Physical inactivity causes 1 in 10 deaths worldwide

Physical inactivity causes 1 in 10 deaths worldwide, according to a series of studies released in British medical journal The Lancet, putting it on par with the dangers of smoking and obesity.

Bowie County guard accused of helping inmate escape

A Bowie County Correctional Center guard is under arrest after he allegedly helped an inmate escape on July 14.

Tea Party backs Marco Rubio for vice-president

Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer announced today the results of the nationwide survey of Tea Party Express supporters that showed Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio the favorite vice-presidential candidate.

Pell Grant program cuts eligibility for students

Big changes are in store for Pell Grants, the federally-funded program which provides money for lower-income students to go to college.

Crash in Claiborne Parish claims life of Homer man

This afternoon, Louisiana State Police Troop G investigated a one vehicle fatal crash on Harris Road, 3 miles south of US Highway 79 in Claiborne Parish, which claimed the life of a Homer man.

Shreveport woman accused of trying to murder her boyfriend

A Shreveport woman is behind bars after allegedly trying to murder her boyfriend last week.

Woman's boyfriend arrested for assault after glass shards cut her

A local man is behind bars following a domestic dispute that turned violent.

Authorities looking for gunman who ransacked Shreveport home

Police detectives are investigating a reported home invasion that occurred in west Shreveport this afternoon.