Here’s your 2018 USPS, FedEx and UPS holiday shipping deadline guide

According to the National Retail Federation, Black Friday will remain the busiest shopping day this holiday season with 116 million planning to shop.

  How Sandy Hook changed responses to mass shootings

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School six years ago changed the way law enforcement and citizens respond to mass shootings.
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  Google’s top-trending searches for 2018: This is what we searched for

Google's top-trending search lists are based on search terms that had the highest spike in traffic this year as compared to the previous year.


App Development Certification approved for Louisiana public schools

3 ArkLaTex residents injured in Florida vehicle crash; 1 dead

Fire officials ask public to take extra precautions with space heaters

Girl, 7, died in Customs and Border Protection custody last week, report says

Gun deaths hit highest level in almost four decades last year

A new analysis of data done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 40,000 people were killed by guns last year.
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  Trump faces questions over hush money payments as inauguration spending comes under investigation

Reports Thursday said that President Trump was at a 2015 meeting where hush money payments were arranged on his behalf, and that there is now a federal investigation into how his inauguration funds were spent.

Kevin Schutte appointed as acting police chief for Texarkana, Texas

Shreveport Mayor-Elect announces transition team

How to prevent package thefts and what to do if it happens to you

Free smoke alarms available for some Natchitoches Parish residents

Wake Village PD looking for canned food donations

‘Christmas in Roseland’ takes over the American Rose Center for the 35th year

East Texas man charged with indecency with a child

FIRST ALERT: Storm chances increase this afternoon

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  Holiday shoppers, beware of these three identity theft risks

While Holiday shopping, protect yourself from falling victim to identity theft by recognizing the sources of scams.


East Texas man charged with indecency with a child

SWAR man turns himself in, accused of shooting friend over horses

  Victim identified in fatal East Texas shooting

  East Texas organization is making spirits bright for kids in need

For the past 25 years, Lea McGee has made Christmas a reality for thousands upon thousands of children in need across Harrison County.

  Wiley College takes on the UNCF national title

s a winning tradition at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. Members of the college have won the national title for the United Negro College Fund for six consecutive years and 15 times since 1999.


  Overturned: Case against convicted child killer moves forward

  Handicap parking abuse on the rise

Zurik: State senator’s sick time use is ‘criminal,’ law expert says

  Nuclear fallout: $15.5 billion in compensation and counting

Thousands of nuclear weapons workers are seeking compensation from a federal program that has ballooned far past initial projections - and some say they're being denied based on incorrect information.


  Man charged with arson following apartment fire

Man in custody after firing shots in apartment complex parking lot

Childhood home of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King sold to National Park Service

Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

  Mother accused of locking up fridge to keep 3-year-old from drinking water

The boy was admitted to the hospital with signs of dehydration and failure to thrive.
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  Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

Threats are being sent in to create mass disruption.

  Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

Crews investigating fire at N. Shreveport home

SFD extinguishes fire in Queensborough


Couple robs elderly woman of her groceries

Man, 23, shot and killed near grocery store in Natchitoches

East Texas man charged with indecency with a child

Man in custody after firing shots in apartment complex parking lot