Soldier with Ark-La-Tex ties killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Richard Lee Vazquez, 28, of Seguin, Tx., died Nov. 13, 2013, of wounds received from an improvised explosive device blast in, Panjwai province, Afghanistan.Vasquez was originally from Mansfield, LA.

CPSO investigates injury accident

Caddo sheriff's deputies are investigating a traffic accident that left a bicyclist injured this morning.

Additional arrest made in car burglary capers

Another suspect is behind bars following investigations into a series of car burglaries which has already landed three teens in jail.

Traffic advisory for the National Black Rodeo finals trail ride on Saturday afternoon

City Police Department will be making some traffic flow adjustments on portions of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway Saturday afternoon to accommodate the Northwest Louisiana Trail Riders Association’s trail ride.

Bossier man charged with murdering missing wife

Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators have issued a warrant for 2nd degree murder of a north Bossier City man after his wife disappeared Thursday morning.

FDA approves medical device to treat epilepsy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a device to help reduce the frequency of seizures in epilepsy patients who have not responded well to medications.

Can package delivery save the Postal Service?

The U.S. Postal Service is aggressively chasing the package delivery business.

'Emerging' tobacco products gaining traction among young, CDC survey finds

The percentage of middle-school and high-school students using so-called emerging tobacco products is increasing even as their rate of tobacco use in general is remaining relatively constant, federal scientists reported Thursday.

Victoria's Secret petitioned to hire first transgender model

Victoria's Secret is synonymous with sultry femininity, and if Carmen Carrera had her way, that would include transgendered women as well.

Indy racing champ Dario Franchitti calls it quits, cites doctors' advice

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti announced his retirement Thursday, a month after a devastating crash in Houston, where he suffered head and spinal injuries.