East Texas woman given life sentence in murder of tenth husband

An Upshur County jury on Monday morning sentenced an Ore City woman to life in prison after convicting her of her husband's murder.

Jindal: Every storm is different, prepare today

Governor Bobby Jindal held a Unified Command Group meeting and press conference at 11:30 a.m. in Baton Rouge to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac. See the conference in the above video.

Shreveport-Bossier City preps for Tropical Storm Isaac evacuees

The Red Cross in Shreveport-Bossier City is busy today loading comfort kits, clothing and cots from their warehouse to setup an evacuee shelter on the LSUS campus.

Gunmen attack U.S. diplomatic vehicle in Mexico

Unknown gunmen attacked an American diplomatic vehicle south of Mexico City, injuring three people, a Mexican military official told CNN Mexico.

30 Defendants Indicted in Northeast Texas Drug Trafficking Enterprise

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that 30 individuals have been identified and indicted following a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Eastern District of Texas.

At least 10 shot at Empire State Building, authorities say

A shooting at the Empire State Building in New York killed two people and wounded at least eight others Friday, a law enforcement official said. The shooter was one of the two killed, investigators said.

ETX man accused of drunken joyride on stolen backhoe

An alleged intoxicated thief makes off with another person's backhoe in Houston County Wednesday morning. At around 5 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a call regarding the theft of a backhoe from a house on County Road 2125.

Train collides with SUV in Bossier city

Bossier City police are investigating a crash involving a train and an SUV that happened on Beverly Street at Barksdale Boulevard this afternoon.

BPCC hosts Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs' outreach tour

Bossier Parish Community College is pleased to be one of 13 colleges in the state to host the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs’ (LDVA) statewide student Veterans outreach tour.

Conservative Christians rally around Akin in face of GOP criticism

Even as the official Republican Party continues to try to derail Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin over his remarks about "legitimate rape," a powerful force within the GOP has begun rallying to the candidate's side: the party&#