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Bill hoping to repeal Louisiana Science Education Act fails but supporters optimistic

BATON ROUGE, LA  — The House Education Committee has rejected a bill that would have overturned the Louisiana Science Education Act. House Bill 374 failed two-to-one.

3-year old brings drugs to Head Start Center; 4 arrested

Bossier City police have arrested a woman and three others after the woman’s 3-year-old son brought illegal drugs to the Head Start center he attends.

Waco PD investigates robbery similar to other crimes

Waco police officials are investigating a robbery that may have connections to similar crimes. At 12:20 a.m. officers responded to an aggravated robbery that occurred in the 500 Block of Daughtry.

Harrison County officials searching for burglary suspect

HARRISON COUNTY — Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of 24 year old Kenneth Blake Ponder.

$50,000 of cocaine seized in Thibodaux drug bust

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the seizure of $50,000.00 of cocaine and nearly $2,000 in cash during a drug bust in the Thibodaux area on Monday, April 16, 2012. Hakeam Drane (B/M, D.O.B.

RV home goes up in flames near Blanchard

An RV camper was destroyed by a fire early this morning near Blanchard. It happened around 8:30 a.m. off Old Mooringsport Road.

Springhill fire chief arrested for misusing department funds

Five fire officials in the last five years. That's the arrest tally for Webster Parish, after three of its top officials in two districts were arrested in the last month.

Keithville man accused of raping child younger than 13

Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Keithville man in connection with the aggravated rape of a juvenile in 2005.

Benton man accused of stealing more than $4K from grandma

A Benton man is caught stealing more than $4,000 from his grandmother.

Barksdale airmen welcomed home

Almost 150 Barksdale airmen are now back home in the Ark-La-Tex. That's after a group of 100 arrived on Saturday. Bonnie Strozier's husband, Chuck, was supposed to be be home Monday, until bad weather held up the flight.