Fifth Harmony, Carly Rose Sonenclar And Tate Stevens Compete in the Finals For "The X Factor" Crown on Wednesday, December 19

 Online Auditions for Season Three of THE X FACTOR Now Open at www.thexfactor.com

Student caught with gun at ETX elementary school

Longview officials are investigating why an elementary student was caught with a gun on school grounds Tuesday.

Man attempts to steal ETX school bus with children on board

A Palestine ISD school bus was almost stolen while kids were still on board.

Student threatens ‘doomsday’ shooting at Louisiana high school

A Belle Chase student threatened to shoot up his school and kill a teacher. He told classmates he planned to do it on Friday, Dec. 21 because, he said, that’s the day the world is supposed to come to an end.

Connecticut shooting: Who is Adam Lanza?

Nancy Lanza was raising a quiet, socially awkward young man, the kind of teenager who, a former classmate recalled, would just go stand in the corner.

DOTD announces installation of cable barrier on I-20

Continuing its efforts to improve safety on Louisiana’s roadway, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD announced plans today for the latest installation of cable barriers at a press conference held at the Louisi

7 dead dogs, 106 cruelly treated dogs seized in ETX puppy mill raid

Seven dogs have been found dead and another 106 cruelly treated dogs were seized by the SPCA near Athens.

Three state employees fired, charged for abuse of autistic teen

Three employees have been fired from a state-run special needs home. They’ve been accused and charged with abusing an autistic teen.

China cracks down on "Doomsday cult"

  Members of a fringe Christian group in China have been rounded up for spreading rumors of an impending apocalypse, pegged to the Mayan calendar.

Gun control: "This one feels different"

It has happened before: Aurora. Columbine. Tucson. Virginia Tech. But, this time, the White House and a growing number of Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill promise it will be different. This time, they say, things will change.