Statewide News

Police: Man tries to kidnap infant from hospital by posing as physician

ALEXANDRIA, LA - Police are trying to figure out why a man posed as a physician and allegedly attempted to kidnap a two month old child from its hospital room.

Supporters react to Gingrich visit

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

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.

Louisiana ranks last in nation for women’s pay

BATON ROUGE, LA — Louisiana ranks last in the nation when it comes to women's pay according to a new study from the U.S. Census. According to the study, for every dollar a man earns a Louisiana woman is paid 77-cents.

Street Tweets

The Street Tweets Team wants to know, "What is the best gift you've ever given or received on Valentine's Day?"  Play the video to view comments from around ARKLATEX and feel free to leave your own thoughts in the box bel

BassMaster tournament brings thousands to the Ark-La-Tex

It was a busy weekend for professional bass fishing, as the Super Bowl of the sport unfolded at the Red River.

Street Tweets

The Caddo Commission has recently passed an ordinance banning the sale of animals along roadways and commerical parking lots.

Converse mayor speaks out against Aryan Nations claims

An Ark-La-Tex mayor wants the world to know...he and his town have nothing to do with the Aryan Nations.

Defense secretary visits Barksdale

United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta made an appearance in the Ark-La-Tex Friday. Panetta was at Barksdale Air Force Base to greet and thanks airman, distribute coins and medals, and make remarks about new budget cutbacks.

Opened boat ramps encourage Toledo Bend fishing

2011 was a tough year for businesses on Toledo Bend, as the drought pushed water levels to their lowest recorded numbers in November. With the re-opening of several boat ramps, however, that may soon change.