Feds reap a projected $1.2 billion from oil, natural gas leases in Gulf

The federal government sold off oil and natural gas drilling rights Wednesday for swaths of the Gulf of Mexico, bringing in an expected $1.2 billion as part of what President Barack Obama's administration calls its "all-of-the-above en

FAA to close 149 regional airport control towers, spare 40 others

The FAA on Friday announced it will close 149 regional airport control towers because of forced spending cuts -- sparing 40 others that the FAA had been expected to shutter.

Boyfriend confesses to fatal abuse of 2-year-old: ‘I just clicked out’

A woman’s boyfriend was arrested for injuring her 2-year-old daughter so badly she was in critical condition for nearly a week. Investigators say he eventually confessed to the crime and after he was arrested, the child died.

TX authorities take down double-murder suspect

A former Colorado inmate who was a white supremacist gang member is now the focus of the investigation into who murdered the state's prison chief.

U.S. Honor Flag spends the night in Bossier City

The U.S. Army flag was in the Ark-La-Tex for the second time this month Thursday. After driving from Dallas late Wednesday night, the flag stopped at Louisiana State Police's Bossier City office for about 12 hours.

Volunteers come from coast to coast to build homes for veterans

Although they just started building the homes for veterans on March 9, Fuller Center for Housing volunteers have already made an impressive start.

Man crashes car off 5th level of parking deck

A 19-year-old was racing another driver Tuesday in San Antonio when he crashed through a concrete barrier and plunged off the fifth level of a parking garage.

Walking for a good cause

The National MS Society of Louisiana is planning to walk for a good cause.

College offering free health/safety class

The Bossier Parish Community College Workforce Development and Continuing Education will offer a grant funded safety health class at no cost to the public.

ETX inmate tased at jail, dies in hospital

A Gregg County inmate died Thursday while in custody of the sheriff's department. Authorities tased Bobby Madewell, Jr., early in the morning.