Soldiers come home just in time for Christmas

Christmas is next week, but Monday, Christmas came a little early. Soldiers from the 922nd National Guard Unit came home to loved ones that have been missing them and waiting for them all year.

Rodrigue family announces funeral arrangements for Blue Dog artist; Statements from family, state leaders

The Rodrigue family invites the community to join them in mourning the passing of internationally renowned and beloved artist George Rodrigue.

How $800M in lottery prizes goes unclaimed each year

There may or may not be a winner for Tuesday night's $586 million Mega Millions jackpot, but there will probably be dozens of players who win $1 million or more. And many of those winnings may actually go unclaimed.

LA tops 2013 Worst Drivers list by Car Insurance Comparison

If you’ve ever thought that people in Louisiana are terrible drivers, there’s a recent study that might prove you right.

West Nile Virus Fast Facts

West Nile virus is an illness spread by infected mosquitoes. More than 1,600 people have died of West Nile virus in the United States, since it was first detected in New York City in 1999.

What your wireless carrier knows about you

Data collected from your smartphone is shaping the future of marketing -- and cell phone companies are cashing in.

CNN vote count: Budget deal nearing Senate approval, but not there yet

The budget deal struck by Republican and Democratic lawmakers that easily passed the House of Representatives last week has run into some opposition in the Senate.

Exotic animals draw big crowds, strong reactions at Repticon

If a dragon was on your Christmas list, odds are you found your way to the Lamar Dixon Expo Center this weekend.

More snow to dust the Northeast, Midwest -- enough to boost holiday spirit

The storm that whipped the Northeast over the weekend with six to 16 inches of snow has blown off to Canada, but more snow is on its way -- maybe just enough to bring out some of that holiday spirit.

Intense fire starts on patio, burns down house

A couple escaped uninjured before a fire destroyed their house Sunday morning. The fire began around 9:00 a.m. on the back patio of the home on Edgehaven Drive, which is near the intersection of Burbank Road and Bluebonnet Drive.