Statewide News

National Hunting and Fishing Day Celebration

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will be sponsoring the 30th Annual Wildlife and Forestry Festival, a Celebration of National Hunting & Fishing Day, Saturday, September 25, 2010.

Susan G. Komen has a new home

SHREVEPORT - The 16th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was held Saturday in Bossier City and the event now has a new home. Participants showed off their pink T-shirts at the CenturyTel Center.

Burn ban in effect

Today three local parishes, Caddo, Bossier and Webster issued burn bans. The main problem for our area is miles of dry grass along area highways and the interstate.

TABC reverses Smith County moratorium

Earlier this year the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission put a moratorium on liquor sales in Smith County. But some new revisions will bring big business to local distributors.

Feds reject Texas' request for $830M for schools

By APRIL CASTRO / Associated Press The U.S. Department of Education has rejected Texas' application for $830 million in federal money for schools and asked the state to resubmit its request without conditions.

Escaped Texas sex offender captured in Florida

Billy Twayne Gibson, a registered sex offender who escaped from custody in Dallas last Saturday, was arrested this morning in Miami Springs, Florida, after police there received a tip about his whereabouts.

Hacker disables more than 100 cars remotely

More than 100 drivers in Austin, Texas found their cars disabled or the horns honking out of control, after an intruder ran amok in a web-based vehicle-immobilization system normally used to get the attention of consumers delinquent in their auto pay

Rick Perry rides Tea Party wave to victory in Texas

"Don't Mess with Texas" has long been the informal motto of Texas - and Gov. Rick Perry promptly adopted it as the slogan for his resounding win in last night's GOP primary vote.

Fort Hood suspect moving from hospital to jail

FORT WORTH, Texas – An attorney says the Army psychiatrist charged in the worst mass shooting on a U.S.

Olbermann turns down invitation to Dallas Tea Party rally

At least one invited guest will not be coming to Saturday's Dallas Tea Party anniversary rally.