GM recalling 194,000 SUVs

The vehicles being recalled are 2006 model year Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL SUVs and 2006 and 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7x, and Isuzu Ascender SUVs.

Miss Louisiana finishes in top 10 of Miss USA pageant; first time since 1996

She didn’t take home top prize, but she represented Louisiana well Sunday in Las Vegas. Kristen Girault, former New Orleans Saintssation, is the first top 10 finalist for the state since 1996.

Poll: Obama approval falls amid controversies

President Barack Obama's approval rating dropped eight percentage points over the past month, to 45%, the president's lowest rating in more than a year and a half, according to a new national poll.

Woman sentenced to death walks free, is to go shopping with victim's grandson

Paula Cooper was just 16 years old when she became the youngest person on death row in the United States. That was in 1986.

URGENT - After five infants die in recliner, maker settles with feds

The deaths of five infants and dozens of injuries or falls have led federal regulators to stop the sales of a popular baby recliner.

LSU loses opening College World Series game 2-1 to UCLA

Here is an inning-by-inning recap of #4 LSU's game against UCLA in the opening round of the College World Series:

Sen. Cruz fights for religious freedom, domestic military bases, strong national missile defense

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) last week participated in the Senate Armed Services Committee’s consideration of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). He introduced three amendments that were adopted by the committee.

NSU to host popular children's theatre camp

Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will offer a summer theatre camp for children age 8-13 that will include acting, singing and dancing. The camp will be held from noon-5 p.m. July 31-Aug. 7.

Representative Dan Flynn calls for additional tax relief

In a letter to Governor Rick Perry, State Representative Dan Flynn (R-Van) joined 29 of his fellow colleagues in a request to add significant franchise tax rate relief to the call of the first special session of the Texas Legislature.

DWI checkpoint to be set up in Bienville Parish

In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop G plans to conduct a DWI checkpoint on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, from approximately 10:30 p.m., to 12:30 a.m., at an undisclosed location in Bienville Parish.