Banking on Shreveport

The City of Shreveport is looking to jump into the banking arena. City officials say 11% of residents don't have an active bank account and that’s why they will soon be launching a new initiative.

ETX school to host hog hunt for scholarships

Union Grove ISD is hosting its first annual scholarship foundation hog hunt. The hunt will begin Friday, March 22 at 4:00 p.m., and end on Sunday, March 24 at 2:00 p.m.

2 Ark-La-Tex airports on list of control towers to close

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday the list of airport control towers closing due to sequestration, which includes the Shreveport Downtown Airport and Texarkana Regional-Webb Field.

WANTED: Woman accused of printing fake money out of camper in Henderson, LA

Deputies are seeking a woman after they discovered equipment used to make counterfeit money and printed bills in her home.

Feds reap a projected $1.2 billion from oil, natural gas leases in Gulf

The federal government sold off oil and natural gas drilling rights Wednesday for swaths of the Gulf of Mexico, bringing in an expected $1.2 billion as part of what President Barack Obama's administration calls its "all-of-the-above en

FAA to close 149 regional airport control towers, spare 40 others

The FAA on Friday announced it will close 149 regional airport control towers because of forced spending cuts -- sparing 40 others that the FAA had been expected to shutter.

Boyfriend confesses to fatal abuse of 2-year-old: ‘I just clicked out’

A woman’s boyfriend was arrested for injuring her 2-year-old daughter so badly she was in critical condition for nearly a week. Investigators say he eventually confessed to the crime and after he was arrested, the child died.

TX authorities take down double-murder suspect

A former Colorado inmate who was a white supremacist gang member is now the focus of the investigation into who murdered the state's prison chief.

U.S. Honor Flag spends the night in Bossier City

The U.S. Army flag was in the Ark-La-Tex for the second time this month Thursday. After driving from Dallas late Wednesday night, the flag stopped at Louisiana State Police's Bossier City office for about 12 hours.

Volunteers come from coast to coast to build homes for veterans

Although they just started building the homes for veterans on March 9, Fuller Center for Housing volunteers have already made an impressive start.