Bill filed in Texas targets welfare reform

The first bills of the new legislative session were filed Monday at the State Capitol. One is drawing the attention of Governor Ricky Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.

Facebook jumps 12%

About 800 million Facebook shares were newly available to trade on Wednesday, a phenomenon that typically sends a company's stock lower. But Facebook bucked the trend with a 12% gain.

Bossier Parish taxes notices mailed today

Bossier Parish tax notices are being mailed out today, and homeowners have three different ways they can pay at four different locations.

'Big-time dive' promised in Petraeus probe

FBI and CIA officials will travel Wednesday to Capitol Hill to brief the House Intelligence Committee's chairman and its top Democratic member on the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus and the investigation that led up to it, accord

House Diversity

When the incoming U.S. House freshmen of the 113th Congress take their class photo, the image will reflect two very different visions of the nation.

23 year anniversary of Juanita Jones' murder

The Jones family wishes that November 13 was just another date to them.

Authorities recover 15 pounds of pot from vehicle near Lake Charles

Two cars traveling down I-10 caught the attention of a deputy on patrol. After observing them commit traffic violations, the vehicles were stopped and over 15 pounds of marijuana were found inside.

Surveilance video released of Shreveport gas station robber

Authorities have released video footage recovered from an armed robbery of a Shreveport business on yesterday.

Investigation still underway in Camp Minden explosion

A full investigation is still underway in the most recent explosion to hit Camp Minden. Tuesday's explosion happened around 8:36am, and was in Area G and in a site leased to Goex Powders, Inc.

SPD seeking tips on Circle K bandit

A suspect is being sought following an armed robbery of a Shreveport gas station in south west Shreveport this afternoon.