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Natchitoches Parish hit hard by severe weather

Natchitoches Parish officials are evacuating mobile homes due to heavy flooding along Highway 478, just outside the Natchitoches city limits.

Heavy rains close Bossier City road

Heavy rains yesterday led to at least one rescue and street closue.

Supporters react to Gingrich visit

Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich spent Tuesday in Louisiana, ahead of the state's primary election on Saturday.

Teacher arrested for simple battery

A teacher at the Academic Recovery School in Shreveport was arrested by Caddo deputies today for simple battery of a student, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Marrero pastor arrested for beating two boys with belt

MARRERO, LA - A Pastor in Marrero is accused of battering a young boy who was misbehaving during a Sunday morning service.

Power outages strike Ark-La-Tex

Severe weather is putting Ark-La-Tex residents in the dark Tuesday. According to SWEPCO, 1000 customers are currently without power.

Teen charged with Woodlawn Baptist Church fire

Authorities have arrested 1 person in connection with a fire that destroyed the Woodlawn Baptist Church Fellowship Hall back on February 22.

Gas prices force budget cuts in East Texas town

If you've been feeling the pinch at the pump lately, you aren't alone. Local municipalities are dealing with rising fuel prices too. For one East Texas town, it's causing officials to take a second look at the budget.

Harrison County 9-year old allegedly stabs man

Harrison County deputies are investigating an incident where a 9-year old allegedly stabbed a man. It happened Monday night shortly after 8 p.m. in the 6200 block of FM 9 South.

Hornets claim former LSU Tiger Chris Johnson off waivers

NEW ORLEANS, LA — The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have claimed former LSU Tiger Chris Johnson off of waivers. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not announced.