FIRST ALERT: Rain could dampen your weekend plans

Heavy rain will be possible this weekend
Deputy city marshal cleared by grand jury in deadly shooting
Police searching for missing 14-year-old girl
Study: Best places to raise a family
  BAFB honoring POW/MIAs with 24 hour run


  Man charged with murder after stabbing truck driver who killed his mother
Phillip Horner will undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he can stand trial.
APNewsBreak: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill
APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River
Daycare worker stabs 3 infants, 2 adults in New York, police say
One of the infants is in serious condition, and all three were taken to a hospital in Queens. Police said the suspect then cut her own wrists; she is in stable condition.

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Showers expected this weekend

First Alert Meteorologist Ron Young says your Friday could include a few showers and thunderstorms, while rain chances pick up even more into this weekend. If you have plans to attend any football games, you might want to consider bringing an umbrella.

Livingston Parish teacher responds to emergency call involving school bus

A Livingston Parish high school teacher responded to a emergency call involving a fiery school bus crash.


  Carthage ISD superintendent announces his retirement
Sexual assault reported on college campus
Funeral set for East Texas man killed in wreck

  New non-profit will start distributing food to families in Waskom

There’s a new non-profit in Waskom looking to help families in need of food.

  Backpack program feeds children over the weekend in Hallsville

One in every six children in the United States faces hunger. Many of those children are going to school without a meal every single day. In Hallsville, Texas, the school district is working to change that.


  Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.

  Prior charge against alleged FB Live killer dismissed

Man convicted of kidnapping, killing 12-year-old boy gets new trial

  New evidence in rape case against Mystikal delays bond hearing

Arguments over the request to reduce the bond of the rapper Mystikal never took place on Wednesday, as his attorney learned that investigators have new evidence.


Deputy city marshal cleared by grand jury in deadly shooting
Clandestine lab uncovered in DeSoto Parish
  Reward jumps to $100,000 for information about missing man
Man arrested in connection with daytime residential burglaries