Shrinking Louisiana wetlands: Cat Island bird habitat expected to disappear by 2013

As you pull up to the tiny specs of land in Cat Bay, LA the brown pelicans are breathtaking. On the islands in that bay, the Louisiana state bird is holding onto what little habitat it has left.

New federal regulations put squeeze on local businesses

Fans of roll-your-own cigarette machines are getting some bad news from vendors this week. New federal regulations tacked onto a recent transportation bill are putting a squeeze on many smaller roll-your-own retailers.

ETX physician's assistant accused of exposing himself, assaulting 3 women

A Waskom physician's assistant is under arrest for allegedly assaulting three women.

Study: Physical inactivity causes 1 in 10 deaths worldwide

Physical inactivity causes 1 in 10 deaths worldwide, according to a series of studies released in British medical journal The Lancet, putting it on par with the dangers of smoking and obesity.

Bowie County guard accused of helping inmate escape

A Bowie County Correctional Center guard is under arrest after he allegedly helped an inmate escape on July 14.

Tea Party backs Marco Rubio for vice-president

Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer announced today the results of the nationwide survey of Tea Party Express supporters that showed Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio the favorite vice-presidential candidate.

Pell Grant program cuts eligibility for students

Big changes are in store for Pell Grants, the federally-funded program which provides money for lower-income students to go to college.

Crash in Claiborne Parish claims life of Homer man

This afternoon, Louisiana State Police Troop G investigated a one vehicle fatal crash on Harris Road, 3 miles south of US Highway 79 in Claiborne Parish, which claimed the life of a Homer man.

Shreveport woman accused of trying to murder her boyfriend

A Shreveport woman is behind bars after allegedly trying to murder her boyfriend last week.

Woman's boyfriend arrested for assault after glass shards cut her

A local man is behind bars following a domestic dispute that turned violent.