Air Force will discharge sexual assault offenders

Airmen who commit sexual assaults will be discharged, and senior commanders must review actions taken on sexual assault cases under new Air Force initiatives that took effect recently.

Bead Town press conference Wednesday

The Cane River National Heritage Area and the City of Natchitoches will hold a press conference to reveal the concept for Bead Town Natchitoches, a 48-foot mural that will commemorate the city’s 2014 tricentennial.

First B-52 departs to depot for CONECT upgrade

The first B-52H Stratofortress departed Barksdale July 16 and headed to the depot at Tinker AFB, Okla., for the Combat Network Communications Technology upgrade.

Planned Parenthood responds to Abortion Bill signing

On Thursday, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed wildly unpopular legislation that could virtually end access to safe and legal abortion in Texas.

'Loan Ranger Bandit' strikes in Central Texas

The "Loan Ranger Bandit" struck again, this time in Central Texas.

Louisiana students' ACT scores increase

The Department of Education today announced an increase of 3,600 public high school seniors posting scores of 18 or higher on the ACT, allowing thousands more students the opportunity to attend four-year and two-year colleges without the requir

Louisiana saltwater series to host inaugural tarpon fishing tournament

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is taking an active role in tarpon fishery research to gain insight into the biology of this fascinating species, including plans to host their first annual tarpon tournament late this summer.<

BREAKING: Perry signs abortion bill into law

Texas Governor Rick Perry signed the controversial abortion bill on Thursday, that gained widespread attention and spurred large protests in the Lone Star State's capital.

5 things to know for your New Day

Welcome to the Thursday edition of "5 Things to Know for Your New Day."  1. ZIMMERMAN POST-TRIAL Growing fallout:

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: bass fishing on the Red

I know that here in the Ark-La-Tex, one of the most relaxing ways to spend a day in fishing on the Red River, but I was baffled as to why I hadn't tried it out. Not that I had ever tried any type of fishing before....