Texas AG backs Kountze cheerleader's who used religious banners

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today sent a letter offering assistance to Kountze ISD Superintendent Kevin Weldon in response to the Freedom From Religion Foundation's recent letter incorrectly claiming that Kountze High School cheerlea

Massachusetts appeals ruling on prisoner sex change

Massachusetts is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the state must pay for the sex-change surgery of a transsexual prison inmate.

Haughton man arrested after 2-hour standoff with deputies

A Haughton man was arrested Wednesday following a two-hour standoff in which he threatened to blow up his neighborhood.

'Carney' from ETX added to Texas' Most Wanted Sex Offender list

Officials have added an East Texas man, who is known for working carnival jobs, to the Texas' Most Wanted Sex Offender list.

Man accused of Shreveport stabbing turns self in

A local man was arrested by Shreveport police for a stabbing that happened back on September 20. On Tuesday, at 8:53 p.m., Melvin Washington, 38, turned himself in at the Shreveport City Jail on an outstanding warrant.

Getting ready for deer season

Can you smell it in the air? Deer hunting season is just around the corner. The season begins on October 1st for archery, October 13th for youth firearms, October 20th for primitive arms and October 27th for modern firearms.

UPDATE: Woman arrested after officials find 6 horses in "extremely emaciated" condition

UPDATE (Sept. 26th): A New Boston, TX woman has been arrested in connection with the six horses found earlier this month starving in Bowie County, TX.

Referees, NFL continue contract talks

Representatives for the National Football League and its referees' association met Wednesday as the league was handing out stiff fines to two of its coaches for abusing replacement officials.

UPDATE: $1K reward offered for information about Winbush murder case

UPDATE: Bossier Crime Stoppers is offering a $1000 reward to anyone who can provide information to police that leads to an arrest in the murder 21-year old Ieshia Winbush.