Isaac leads to 5-cent gas price spike

Gas prices shot up by nearly 5 cents a gallon nationwide Wednesday after Hurricane Isaac cut output from refineries along the Gulf Coast.

Isaac weakening, but relentless pounding 'not even half over'

Hurricane Isaac weakened Wednesday morning but clung to hurricane strength as officials warned that the Gulf Coast will have to endure many more hours of pounding rain.

Bossier City offices closed on Labor Day

City of Bossier City administrative offices, including city council and city court, will be closed Monday, September 3, 2012 in observance of Labor Day. Residential trash collection in Bossier City will also be suspended on Labor Day.

Shreveport teen charged with trying to murder his father

A man is in custody Wednesday morning for allegedly shooting his own father Tuesday night at a house in west Shreveport.

Officials announce sandbag pickup location and availability

Sandbags will be available to Bossier City residents through 5 p.m. today at the Bossier City Public Service Complex, 3223 Old Shed Road.

Levee 'overtopped' in Plaquemines Parish

UPDATE: Plaquemines Parish officials are coordinating with officials from St.

Shreveport woman steals $13 from little girl, busted after video goes viral

Thanks to a series of phone calls to Crime Stoppers, a thief has been arrested for stealing money from a 10-year-old girl.

Court rips Texas redistricting plan as discriminatory

Federal judges struck down Texas lawmakers' plans for new congressional and state legislative districts Tuesday, finding the maps were designed to discriminate against minorities.

Mitt Romney clinches GOP nomination at RNC

Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy.

Dewhurst plans to seek re-election

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, looking beyond a failed run for the U. S. Senate, announced Tuesday that he plans to seek re-election as lieutenant governor.