DPS hosts Emergency Response Exercise, urges Texans to prepare for 2013 hurricane season

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today hosted a hurricane emergency response exercise and resource showcase in Austin.

Feds question NETX man in connection with laced letters sent to NYC Mayor Bloomberg, President Obama

Federal officials, including the FBI, are questioning a Northeast Texas man in connection with poison-laced letters sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayors Against Illegal Guns and President Barack Obama, KSLA-TV in Shreveport rep

NSU Summer Theatre to host 'Only in America: A Celebration of American Music'

The Northwestern State Summer Theatre will present “Only in America: A Celebration of American Music” June 12-15 and 19-22 on the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium stage.

Attorney: Boy, 12, pleads not guilty to killing 8-year-old sister

A 12-year-old accused with stabbing to death his 8-year-old sister at their Northern California home pleaded not guilty on Wednesday during an appearance in a Calaveras County juvenile court, his attorney told CNN.

8th-grade spelling champ on hearing his word: 'I got this'

New York eighth-grader Arvind Mahankali is the fiercest speller around. No word can foil him, as he proved Thursday when he beat out other Scripps National Spelling Bee contestants by spelling "knaidel" correctly.

Arkansas and Oklahoma battered by severe weather

People in the central United States suffered through more severe weather Thursday -- in the form of torrential rain, golf-ball-size hail and damaging winds, including a few reported tornadoes -- and braced for even more storms.

Letters containing ricin postmarked from Shreveport

Last week, letters were sent to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that tested positive for the poison ricin.

Shreveport Farmer's Market summer season starts Saturday

- The 2013 season of Shreveport Farmers’ Market will open on Saturday, June 1, with more than 150 booths of locally-grown produce, meat, honey, and plants as well as delicious artisan food products, arts and crafts, and Market Café

Haughton residents fighting for community

Residents in the Oak Haven community are experiencing more than water problems. 

Caddo looking to resolve budget

The Caddo School Board voted 9-3 yesterday to eliminate 107 elementary and high school positions without layoffs.