Rick Perry Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Texas Governor Rick Perry. Personal: Birth date: March 4, 1950 Birth place: Paint Creek, Texas Birth name: James Richard Perry Father: Joseph Ray Perry, a farmer

A loud crash, and then nothing: Sinkhole swallows Florida man

The ground just swallowed him up.

U.S. Marshals capture shooting suspect

A man accused of shooting a teenage victim is now in police custody following his arrest today by authorities.

Second person charged in battery allegations at a Shreveport school

Authorities have arrested a student following accusations stemming from an alleged battery involving a school employee earlier this week.

Louisiana Representative meet to discuss Explo

Spearheaded by District 8 Representative Jeff Thompson, the House Committee on Homeland Security met Thursday to discuss Explo's activity at Camp Minden.

State committee discusses how to keep Louisiana schools safe

At a committee meeting held at the State Capitol today, officials discussed school security around the state.

Libbey workers receive more bad news

Workers that were laid off from Libbey Glass in Shreveport received some more bad news.

Art station opens in Shreveport

An early 1900s historic landmark has been transformed into an art wonderland. The Shreveport Regional Arts Council hosted the grand opening for the Central Artstation in Shreveport this evening.

Custom officers in TX seize nearly $1.4 million dollars in cocaine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered cocaine valued at approximately $1,372,800 hidden within a Ford Explorer.

Officials announce Independence Bowl name change

Independce Bowl officials announced Thursday the stadium will undergo a name change. The new name comes in an effort to make their game more competitive with other nationwide bowl games and to attract a bigger audience.