Friday, May 24 2013 8:09 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:09:02 GMT
Biomedical Research Foundation has decided to move forward with a plan to operate and manage LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and other cities in Louisiana. More >>
Biomedical Research Foundation has decided to move forward with a plan to operate and manage LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana.More >>
25-year-old Brandon Jamar Owens was arrested Friday on charges of deadly conduct.
Owens was arrested Friday. According to the arrest affidavit, Owens assaulted a man on Christmas night, hitting him in the back and neck and pointing a semi-automatic pistol at him.
Texas Rangers say as many as two shots may have been fired during the incident, but the man was not hit.
Owens is out of jail tonight on bond. He has been suspended from his duties at the Smith County Jail.
From Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith:
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Brandon J. Owens, a Smith County Sheriff's Office Jail Corporal, was arrested on two felony counts. One count of Aggravated Assault (a second degree felony) and one count of Deadly Conduct (a third degree felony). The warrants were issued earlier this afternoon by 241st State District Judge Jack Skeen, Jr.. Judge Skeen has set bond in the amount of $350,000 for the Aggravated Assault count and $150,000 for the Deadly Conduct count.
The allegation of these offenses that occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. Christmas morning December 25, 2012. These offenses occurred during Owens' off duty hours and are not related to his employment with the Smith County Sheriff's Office.
Upon receiving the information relating to this investigation and upon Sheriff Larry R. Smith's Oath of Office at 12:03 a.m. on January 1, 2013, Owens was suspended. Owens was suspended at 7:00 a.m. on that same date upon arriving for duty at the Smith County Central Jail.
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:18 AM EDT2013-05-25 13:18:01 GMT
Cherokee County authorities are investigating a fatal house fire Friday night. It happened just before 7:30 on County Road 3302 outside of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire Department, Cherokee CountyMore >>
Happened just outside of Jacksonville on Friday night.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:59 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:59:21 GMT
A Tyler ISD bus driver was arrested Friday afternoon on drug charges.Ronald Gain, 44, of Tyler, was arrested by the Tyler Police Department on one charge of possession of a controlled substance. TylerMore >>
Has worked for the district since August of 2012.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:57 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:57:54 GMT
The Rusk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a plane that crashed near East Texas Regional Airport in Gregg County Thursday evening.Sgt. David Roberts with the Rusk County Sheriff's Office tells KLTVMore >>
Authorities say pilot, who was alone onboard, did not suffer serious injuries.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:15:40 GMT
Smith County Sheriff's Department responded a short time ago to a call from west Smith county.The call was in the 100 block of Patton Street, south of 64W. When deputies arrived, they say they were toldMore >>
Smith County Sheriff's Department responded a short time ago to a call from west Smith county.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:24 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:24:18 GMT
Concealed weapon permits are popular certain parts of Louisiana, though some of locations may surprise you. Louisiana Department of Public Safety officials gave a report to state legislators detailingMore >>
Concealed weapon permits are popular in certain parts of Louisiana, though some locations may surprise you.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:44 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:44:25 GMT
TAMPA, FL (WTSP/CNN) – Authorities in Tampa, FL, made a startling discovery during a foreclosure eviction. Police found 66-year-old James Hopkins living on the property that belonged to someone else. TheyMore >>
Authorities in Tampa, FL, made a startling discovery during a foreclosure eviction.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 10:59 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:59:20 GMT
(CNN) – Brad Pitt has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood the last two decades. But the actor said recognizing other people's faces has always been a problem. In an Esquire interview,More >>
In an Esquire interview, Brad Pitt said he was convinced he suffered from "face blindness."More >>
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."More >>
The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him....More >>