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East Texas inmate tattoos displeasure for law enforcement on leg

Trinity — A Trinity County man is displaying just how much he dislikes local law enforcement.

Suspect identified in Shreveport bus crash

A local man who fled from Bossier City Police officers and ultimately crashed into a school bus in Shreveport is behind bars this evening.

68th anniversary of D-Day

It's the anniversary of one of America's greatest days of sacrifice, D-Day. 68 years ago today, Allied forces launched an attack by air and by sea, storming the beaches of Normandy in German-occupied France.

Legendary author Ray Bradbury dies

Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, whose imagination yielded classic books such as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes," has died at 91, his publisher said Wednesday.

Disney to ban junk food ads aimed at kids

The Walt Disney Co. says it will start to require nutritional standards for the food advertisements on its networks aimed at children.

Jurors deadlocked on five counts against John Edwards

Lawyers for former two-time Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards asked for a mistrial in his federal corruption case after jurors announced they had reached a verdict on only one of six counts against him.

New York City seeks to ban big sodas from restaurants, food carts

New York City is set to ban the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages in an effort to combat rising obesity rates, city officials said Thursday.

Summer the most dangerous time for teen drivers

7 out of the 10 deadliest days for teenage drivers occur between late May and early August, according to AAA. That makes the summer the deadliest season for teens behind the wheel.

Deliberations resume in John Edwards trial after long weekend

After the long Memorial Day weekend, jurors return Tuesday for a seventh day of deliberation in the corruption trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards. The jury began its deliberations a week ago.