Independence Bowl brings more than football to Shreveport

Independence Bowl week might only be about football for some visitors, but for the local economy, it's much more.

Ark-La-Tex power outage update

Swepco announced that the number of outages caused by yesterday’s storm had declined by over 4,000 customers in the Ark-La-Tex. The outages were caused by a massive storm system that moved through the area.

Louisiana caretaker arrested for allegedly punching blind woman

A 34-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly punching a blind woman.

U.S. to hit debt ceiling on Monday

Government borrowing will hit the debt ceiling on Monday, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said in a letter to Congress Wednesday.

Newspaper sparks outrage for publishing names, addresses of gun permit holders

An interactive map showing the names and addresses of all handgun permit holders in New York's Westchester and Rockland counties has infuriated many readers since it was posted Saturday on a newspaper's website.

Power outages strike Ark-La-Tex area

Strong winter storms rolled through the Ark-La-Tex area on Christmas Day. Here are the latest outage numbers as of 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to the SWEPCO website. Arkansas:

George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush spent Christmas with his family in a Houston hospital and is in good spirits, though doctors have not yet discussed when he may be released, his spokesman told CNN.

Accused Shreveport robber charged with 3 additional crimes

A Shreveport man busted for allegedly holding up a local business has three additional counts of robbery tacked onto his record.

Christmas Day road rage sends 1 to hospital with stab wounds

A case of road rage sent a man to the hospital on Christmas with several stab wounds.

DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions

With the possibility of snow, rain and sleet over the next few months in central and north Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weathe