Fire officials investigate overnight blaze

The Bossier City Fire Department is investigating an overnight fire that destroyed a vacant house.

Bossier Parish Community college to hold fall Honor Society induction

The Alpha Rho Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Bossier Parish Community College announces its fall 2012 members.

Sen. Jim DeMint will step down from Senate

Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina will resign from his Senate seat as of Dec. 31 to take over as head of the Heritage Foundation, his office announced Thursday.

Longtime Texas congressman Jack Brooks dead at 89

  Jack Brooks, a former U.S. congressman from Texas, died Tuesday night in Beaumont Baptist Hospital after a sudden illness, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

Pot smokers enter legal limbo in Washington, Colorado

  A legal haze descends on Washington state pot smokers Thursday, when possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults becomes legal, but growing and selling it remains a crime.

Fiscal cliff could bring paycheck scramble

  The longer Congress waits to avoid the fiscal cliff, the more complicated it will be for businesses to figure out how much to pay workers early next year.

Some M6 black powder will remain outside

The process of moving all of the illegally stored explosives at Camp Minden has been one hurdle after another for Louisiana State Police. 

Report: Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

52 doctors from LSU Health Shreveport recognized

LSU Heath Shreveport may be having budget cuts all over the board, but it isn't hurting the quality of staff there. 52 of the medical center's doctors were named to the 2013 Best Doctors in America list.

Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Austin

Lloyd Lester Gibson III, 67, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in Austin on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, which includes the Texas Department of Public Safety.