Debt ceiling FAQs: What you need to know

Congress narrowly avoided pushing the country off the fiscal cliff. But it has done nothing to address the next and potentially bigger risk to the economy: the need to raise the debt ceiling.

Flu picks up steam across the U.S.

The flu has been spreading fiercely across the United States, with more than half of states reporting widespread activity. The season has started earlier, and cases are more severe than last year, health officials say.

Game store employee foils bandits robbery attempt

Authorities are looking for a man who tried to rob a business in south Shreveport on Tuesday.

ETX man pleads guilty to murder for hire plot, arson scheme

Two men have pleaded guilty to arson, as well as one on a murder for hire charge. 54-year-old Tyler contractor Daniel Kubisty pleaded guilty to attempted arson Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Judith Guthrie.

Three murders this year... what does that mean for 2013?

Shreveport Police are starting the year off in a memorable way, but not in a way they would like. After having just 20 murders in 2011 and the same in 2012, the city is already at it's third murder of the year.

Texas legislature to revisit possibility of DUI checkpoints

Since deeming it unconstitutional in 1994, Texas outlawed sobriety checkpoints. But now, 18 years later, reinstating DUI checkpoints will be on the agenda of the January legislative session.

DNA matches convicted burglar to additional crime

Thanks to modern technology, a convicted burglar has been linked to an additional crime in west Shreveport.

Day with the Doctors

More than eighty north and central Louisiana high school juniors and seniors interested in the medical field got the chance to participate in LSU Health's day with the doctors.

Free sand bags available

The Bossier Parish Police Jury is making sandbags available for all Bossier Residents. If you live in Bossier Parish you can pick up the sandbags at 410 Mayfield Street in Benton.

Panola County felon sentenced for firearms violations

A 45-year-old Carthage, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.