Grieving parents say priest condemned their son at funeral because he committed suicide

Catholic officials say the priest won’t be preaching at funerals for the foreseeable future and will undergo training on how to become a more effective minister.
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Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.


  Man shot while driving dies from his injuries

5 hospitalized after motorcycle, car collide in Bossier City

Dog goes missing after morning walk near Shreveport church; owners frantic

Reaching Our Dreams Foundation gives away 230 turkeys in Shreveport

  Local group holds run to benefit children with disabilities

Over 200 volunteers braved cold temperatures to raise money and awareness for disabled children in the ArkLaTex.
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Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.

  Motorcycle groups help 22 kids have “A Christmas to Remember”

Man drops f-bombs over loudspeaker at children’s Christmas pageant

School hosts surprise birthday party for girl who lost home in fire

Metal shavings found in toddler’s intestines after eating Zarbee’s multivitamins, mother says

Bossier Parish Schools to use “Remind Me” app for transportation alerts

Great weekend weather ahead

‘Watch Ice’: Melting art installation aims to highlight climate change

Largest known diamond in North America found

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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.


New city manager named for Marshall, TX

  Kevin Schutte appointed as acting police chief for Texarkana, Texas

East Texas man charged with indecency with a child

A Marshall man is behind bars, accused of indecency with a child.

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

Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a man wanted for attempted first degree murder, first degree battery and terroristic act charges.


  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.


Largest known diamond in North America found

Some sharks learn to ‘hunt’ in the womb

Former homeless veteran accused in $400,000 GoFundMe fraud released from jail

Holiday and New Year’s garbage collection schedule for Shreveport

  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.
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Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

Man found in car shot in head; suspect sought

Man wanted for strangling woman with child nearby

Nearly 2,000 wreaths placed on veterans' graves


Campaigns underway against holiday drunk driving

Man found in car shot in head; suspect sought