Deputies save residents from snake

Law officers sometimes have to deal with some real snakes. Really. Real snakes. Like this "large" black snake a homeowner found in a residence.
Clandestine lab uncovered in DeSoto Parish
  Job Corps unveils state-of-the-art, mobile welding laboratory
  Reward jumps to $100,000 for information about missing man


  Shelter shaves 2 pounds of fur off severely neglected dog
Shelter employees in California shaved more than 2 pounds of matted fur off a neglected poodle.
Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen providing info in Mueller probe
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Study finds four people got breast cancer from same organ donor, regardless of organ
Only one person survived, after having the donated organ removed, suggesting "the removal of the donor organ ... can induce complete remission" of the cancer.

Man arrested in connection with daytime residential burglaries

An East Texas man is accused of burglarizing two neighboring homes, breaking into at least one of them twice. He could face another charge; and someone else could be arrested, authorities say.

  FIRST ALERT: Tracking a wet weekend and cool blast next week

Rain could dampen your weekend plans.


  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.


Poll: O’Rourke closes gap in race against Cruz
Ted Cruz leads Beto O’Rourke by 9 points in new poll
Kennedy, Edwards again at odds in “petty” dispute
  Pastors host Shreveport mayoral forum