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2013 Jazz Fest headliners announced: Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson

Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson, Fleetwood Mac and Daryl Hall and John Oates are among the acts headlining this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

The great reset: Will Obama's second inauguration let America turn the page?

On the eve of the inauguration, President Barack Obama's second term may also be America's second chance.

Teacher arrested for showing "R" rated movies to class

ST. LANDRY PARISH, LA — A teacher in St. Landry Parish was arrested for allegedly showing his students movies that contained “nudity and profanity.”

Exxon's big plans for offshore drilling on East coast

Two hundred miles southeast of Newfoundland, not far from where the Titanic sank, ExxonMobil is spending $14 billion to drill one of the biggest oil fields in the North Atlantic.

'Universal background check:' What does it mean?

In an effort to stem gun violence across the United States, President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed 23 executive actions, which don't require congressional approval -- some of which called for tougher enforcement of existing laws and req

Convicted rapist, Rick Seaton, appealing conviction

Former Shreveport City Administrator, Rick Seaton, is appealing the rape conviction handed down to him early in 2012.

$64 arrest warrant leads to much bigger arrest

While attempting to serve a $64 warrant for a traffic violation, Shreveport City Marshal's Office arrested 3 men on various weapons and guns charges.

Organizers plan to protest hospice cuts

People who support hospice and their families met today at a local business to discuss and express concerns over Governor Bobby Jindal’s cut on all Medicaid hospice care in the State of Louisiana.

Ark-La-Tex reaction on gun control

President Obama challenged congress today to help him in the fight on gun control during an announcement at the white house this morning. The president is urging three congressional actions.

Thousands without power in Louisiana

Entergy crews in Louisiana are working to restore power to about 5,500 customers in North Louisiana. The outages were caused by the winter weather. They expect power to be restored to most customers by tonight.