U.S. to hit debt ceiling on Monday

Government borrowing will hit the debt ceiling on Monday, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said in a letter to Congress Wednesday.

Newspaper sparks outrage for publishing names, addresses of gun permit holders

An interactive map showing the names and addresses of all handgun permit holders in New York's Westchester and Rockland counties has infuriated many readers since it was posted Saturday on a newspaper's website.

Power outages strike Ark-La-Tex area

Strong winter storms rolled through the Ark-La-Tex area on Christmas Day. Here are the latest outage numbers as of 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to the SWEPCO website. Arkansas:

George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush spent Christmas with his family in a Houston hospital and is in good spirits, though doctors have not yet discussed when he may be released, his spokesman told CNN.

Accused Shreveport robber charged with 3 additional crimes

A Shreveport man busted for allegedly holding up a local business has three additional counts of robbery tacked onto his record.

Christmas Day road rage sends 1 to hospital with stab wounds

A case of road rage sent a man to the hospital on Christmas with several stab wounds.

DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions

With the possibility of snow, rain and sleet over the next few months in central and north Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weathe

A picture worth more than a 1000 words

It has been said "one picture is worth a thousand words." But some pictures are priceless, like this one pulled from a tornado's wreckage.

Starbucks coffee makes political push on fiscal cliff

Starbucks is launching a political campaign this week it hopes will get the attention of Washington policymakers who have been unable to reach a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.

Southern storms to continue after damaging tornadoes

  (CNN) -- The powerful storms that pounded the South will continue Wednesday, a day after tornadoes ripped through several states