Oscar winner Jeff Bridges dreams of 'no kid hungry' in U.S.

Editor's note: Jeff Bridges has worked for more than 30 years on issues concerning childhood hunger here and abroad. He founded the End Hunger Network in 1983 to organize the entertainment industry around this cause.

Maintenance man convicted of murder gets maximum sentence

June 27, Robert Earl Walter of Shreveport was found guilty of killing his former supervisor, April Fulgham, just days after being fired.

With salvinia spraying, is Shreveport's water safe?

It was less than a month ago when Shreveport's water purification superintendent promised that despite the smell and the taste of Shreveport's water, it is safe to drink.

Law protects domestic violence victims and provides assurances to save pets from potential abuse and death

A new law offers protections for domestic violence victims – and Texas has Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) (of filibuster fame) to thank yet again.

Man turns himself in for accepting money for uncompleted jobs

Travis Michael Porter has turned himself over to the Bossier Financial Crimes Unit this afternoon. He was previously wanted for accepting payment of more than $30,000 for home improvement work that he never completed.

Texas judge allows Armstrong lawsuit to proceed

Texas Judge Darlene Byrne ruled on Monday that a $3 million lawsuit can proceed against Lance Armstrong.

Non-Profit that helps disabled starting to feel affects of budget cuts

Twenty five percent of Louisiana’s population struggles with some sort of disability and LATAN (Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network) helps those people succeed.

Airport sees increase in travel

Summer time is one of the busiest travel seasons of the year and officials with The Shreveport Regional Airport say they are seeing a slight increase in summer travel since this time last year.

Upcoming race to take place

Given the recent sequestration at Barksdale Airforce Base along with budget cuts, a local organization is looking to give back.

Texas ranks 2nd in Top States for Business

CNBC and First in Business Worldwide is counting down the Top 5 States for Business during CNBC's Business Day programming and on CNBC.com.