Texas inmate has long history of running for office

A Texas inmate on Tuesday picked up a surprising 41 percent of the vote in the West Virginia Democratic primary against President Obama, who finished with 59 percent.

3-year old Plain Dealing child killed riding pedal toy

A 3-year old Plain Dealing child was killed last night in a single-vehicle crash. It happened around 8:30 p.m. on Old Plain Dealing Highway, north of Highway 3.

Teen hospitalized following Shreveport hit and run

Authorities are searching for a vehicle involved in an early morning hit and run accident that sent a local teenager to the hospital.

Student arrested for Facebook threats made toward Bossier City school

A Parkway High School student was arrested Tuesday night after posting violent threats aimed at the school on Facebook.

House discusses state budget deficit, funding for DHH, higher education

BATON ROUGE, LA — The House of Representative is talking about the state budget today. They're trying to decide if they should use one-time money to help fund certain areas (primarily DHH and higher Ed.)

Earthquake shakes ETX

An earthquake measuring 3.9 shook parts of East Texas this morning, according to the National Weather Service. They say it happened just southeast of Garrison at around 10:30 a.m.

More seniors face hunger

1 in 7 Americans over the age of 60 face the threat of hunger. That's according to the Senior Hunger Report Card, an annual report from the National Meals on Wheels Federation.

NSU game vs. Louisiana Tech canceled due to fire

NATCHITOCHES - Northwestern State's baseball game against Louisiana Tech Wednesday night has been canceled due to a transformer fire behind the right field wall at Brown-Stroud Field.

New celebrity dating show "The Choice" premieres in June

Reality stars DJ Pauly D and Rob Kardashian, model Tyson Beckford, pro football superstars Rob Gronkowski and Ndamukong Suh, singer Joe Jonas and actors Carmen Electra and Dean Cain are among the celebrities who will vie for love on the hottest summe

President Obama voices support for same-sex marriage

U.S. — President Barack Obama, who previously said his views on the issue were "evolving," said Wednesday he supports same-sex marriage.