Bad weather in eastern Texas, Louisiana spawned 9 tornados

U.S. 04/26/19, 10:48

The National Weather Service says at least nine tornadoes were formed during a two-day period of severe weather in eastern Texas and Louisiana.Meteorologist Davyon Hill says seven tornadoes were part of the same parent storm that started in San Augustine, Texas, on Wednesday evening and stretched into northern Louisiana Thursday ...

Court rejects bid to save Louisiana Confederate monument

U.S. 04/15/19, 11:39

A federal appeals court says a judge was right when he cleared the way to remove a Confederate monument at a north Louisiana courthouse.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday again turned back claims from the United Daughters of the Confederacy's Shreveport chapter.The group says it has a ...

Louisiana Rapper Mystikal free on $3M bond in rape case

Entertainment 02/14/19, 20:12

Mystikal, a Louisiana rapper who had been in custody for nearly 1½ years on a rape charge, has been released on a $3 million bond.The artist, whose real name is Michael Tyler, was freed Wednesday from a Shreveport area correctional complex, local news outlets report.Tyler, 48, of New Orleans, surrendered ...

Jones, Duke offense roll past Temple in Independence Bowl

Sports 12/27/18, 17:22

Daniel Jones threw for 423 yards and five touchdowns, T.J. Rahming caught 12 passes for 240 yards and two scores, and Duke blew past Temple 56-27 in the Independence Bowl on Thursday.Duke (8-5) snapped a two-game losing streak by putting on an offensive show. The Blue Devils scored touchdowns on ...

Duke faces Temple in Cutcliffe’s return to Independence Bowl

Football 12/26/18, 14:25

Duke coach David Cutcliffe has an impressive winning history at the Indepedence Bowl. The Blue Devils hope his return to Shreveport can help the program get back on track after a rough ending to the regular season.The Blue Devils (7-5) will play Temple (8-4) on Thursday after dropping four of ...

5 get prison after 2012 military munition blast in Louisiana

U.S. 11/29/18, 19:15

A federal judge has ordered $34.8 million in restitution from a former owner of a company that committed what one prosecutor calls the nation's worst-ever dumping of military explosives. The case arose from a huge munitions blast in 2012.David Alan Smith of Winchester, Kentucky, and four officials of Explo Systems ...

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