Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died after a long battle with cancer, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday. In a national broadcast, Maduro said Chavez died Tuesday at 4:25 p.m. (3:55 p.m. ET).

Sequester hits close to home

5 percent might seem like a small number, but for one local program that percentage totals to $500,000. A local head start program in Shreveport is joining many across the country with budget cuts caused by sequestration.

Commissioner proposes gun ban

District 3 Commissioner Michael Williams is looking to ban firearms from all public buildings in Caddo Parish.

Budget cuts affect Fort Bliss

Texas is expected to be hit hard by forced budget cuts that went into effect Friday. 85-billion dollars will be trimmed from federal budgets over the next seven months, much of it from defense spending.

Shreveport Police to host Neighborhood Networking Summit

Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw is pleased to announce the department’s Community Oriented Policing Bureau will be hosting its annual Neighborhood Networking Conference later this month.

Atheist group apologizes for misquoting Palin, but defends billboard's intent

An atheist group that misquoted former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in a billboard in Texas is apologizing to the Republican and correcting the mistake. But it continues to defend the "intent and context" of the effort.

"Women of Power" meet in Shreveport

Women all over the nation, including here in the Ark-La-Tex face all sorts of issues. From the economy to housing to education, women have a hard time breaking the glass ceiling and getting to be a equal participant in the economy.

Man arrested for stealing $20K worth of tires

A Shreveport man has been arrested for stealing nearly $20,000 worth of tires from a south Bossier trucking company.  

FOX Renews "New Girl", "The Mindy Project", "Raising Hope" and "The Following" for 2013-2014 seasons

FOX has picked up comedy series NEW GIRL, THE MINDY PROJECT and RAISING HOPE for the 2013-14 season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.

Senator Landrieu teams up with Google to help small businesses

Senator Mary L. Landrieu, Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, is featured in a new Google promotional video highlighting the company’s “Get Your Business Online” (GYBO) initiative.