'Smart guns' could be next step in gun control

A proposal to expand background checks failed in Washington, but several entrepreneurs say they have a different answer to curbing gun violence.

Heat is on FBI over handling of bombing suspect

When Russia asked the FBI in 2011 to check out Tamerlan Tsarnaev because of his shift toward increasing Islamic extremism, the bureau interviewed him and his family as part of a review that found no ties to terrorism.

Oil, money and politics; EPA snags Keystone XL pipeline

The politics of oil and ecology have put President Obama between a rock and hard place, as he faces a decision on whether or not to permit construction of a new pipeline.

Israeli official: Syria using chemical weapons

The Syrian government is using chemical weapons against rebel forces, the head of the Israel Defense Forces' intelligence research and analysis division said Tuesday.

Shreveport Police cracking down on "flossin'"

When the sun comes out in Shreveport, so do many of the cruisers, and after complaints from neighbors, Shreveport Police are cracking down on people cruising, or as it's called on the streets, flossin'.

First lawsuit filed against plant in West, TX explosion

The first lawsuit has formally been filed against the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas, and is being carried out by Tyler, Texas attorney, Randell Roberts.

Bossier Schools closing facilities

The Bossier Parish School Board has voted to close two popular education centers to save the system around 1.7 million a year in costs.

2 arrested for al Qaeda-supported plot in Canada

Two men arrested Monday were allegedly part of an al Qaeda-supported plot to attack a passenger train, officials with the Royal Canadian Mountain Police said. The men were plotting to attack a Canadian passenger train.

2 from 'Texas 10 Most Wanted' captured

The Texas Department of Public Safety announced, Monday, that two Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives were captured within the last week.

BREAKING: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not be treated as an enemy combatant

According to White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, will not be treated as an enemy combatant.