Perry defends strict abortion law in Texas

The bill placing new curbs on abortion that passed the Texas legislature last week isn't anti-women, Gov. Rick Perry argued Sunday.

Attorney General Greg Abbott launches campaign for governor

Declaring that he both literally and figuratively has a spine of steel, Attorney General Greg Abbott announced his candidacy for governor Sunday.

J.K. Rowling revealed as secret author of crime novel

"Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling donned an invisibility cloak of her own for her new novel.

West Nile Virus Fast Facts

West Nile virus is an illness spread by infected mosquitoes. More than 1,400 people have died of West Nile virus in the U.S., since it was first detected in New York City in 1999.

'Glee' star Cory Monteith found dead in hotel in Canada

Cory Monteith, who played heart throb Finn Hudson in the Fox hit "Glee," was found dead in a Vancouver, Canada, hotel room Saturday, police said. He was 31.

Illinois governor jabs Perry's 'favorite subject'

Roommates can be the worst. Take it from Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who on Sunday relayed his experience bunking with Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.

NAACP talking to Justice Department about Zimmerman case

Leaders at the nation's oldest civil rights organization have spoken with senior members of U.S.

TV show set shakes as house blast sparks fire through neighborhood

Residents of a Corpus Christi, Texas, neighborhood had the kind of wake-up call no homeowner wants to get.

Weekend shooting leaves one man fighting for his life

A local man is fighting for his life after a weekend shooting. Just after 9:00 p.m. Saturday night, Shreveport Police were called to the 4200 block of Greenwood Lane with information of a man who had been shot there.

Shreveport Police looking for man involved in sexual assault

Shreveport Police are looking for a man involved in a sexual assault that occurred early Saturday morning. It happened just after 5:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop.