It should be the calm before the storm at Mooretown Elementary this week with school starting August 11th, but instead the sounds of music and laughter come from the cafeteria. More>>
Thieves were after hair weaves during a smash-and-grab at a business in southwest Houston overnight Wednesday. More>>
Your generous donations continue to roll in for ourOperation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Word of God Ministries at 6645 W. Bert Kouns from 9am-3pm. More>>
If a store overcharged you a lot of money, you'd probably want them to straighten that out promptly and courteously. But it was anything but that for Bob Morrison when he went back to the checkout at a Shreveport CVS drug store. And he got it on cell phone video. More>>
Jury selection begins Friday for a man accused of shooting and killing a Bowie County sheriff's deputy. More>>
A proposed tax repeal could soon go before voters in Texarkana, Arkansas.City officials are working to verify signatures turned in with a petition to repeal a two percent tax on restaurant and fast food purchases. More>>
Support for military families is vital to Barksdale Air Force Base and the local community's relationship, especially military children. The bond BAFB and the Bossier Parish School Board share was celebrated Thursday. More>>
Two men accused in the shooting death of a local man have been taken into police custody.Kinoy Singleton, 35, and Robert Lynn, 41, both of Shreveport, sit behind bars Thursday afternoon following their surrender to authorities. More>>
Gasoline was 23 cents a gallon, you could get a home for about $22,000, and a shiny new Ford for under $2,000. More>>
Caddo Parish Public Schools officials are investigating allegations student grades were changed at Booker T. Washington New Tech High School. The investigation follows an anonymous tip sent to Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree. More>>
Participation in Advanced Placement exams at Caddo Parish high schools nearly tripled last school year according to data released today by the Louisiana Department of Education. More>>
Forty-five years after first opening its doors, the School of Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport will welcome its largest class ever Friday. More>>
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in locating Jeri M. Allen Sr., a convicted sex offender who has repeatedly failed to register with authorities as required by law. More>>
Denton Police officials are admitting wrong doing and releasing jailhouse surveillance video that shows one of their jailers using an unauthorized leg sweep on a prisoner.That prisoner, Jason Bishop, says that leg sweep sent him into a full speed face plant onto the concrete floor of a jail cell. More>>
Israel's military says it is calling up another 16,000 reserves.
Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign.Today the bus, which we plan to stuff with much needed school supplies, will be parked at Word of God Ministries at 6645 W. Bert Kouns from 9am-3pm. More>>
Authorities have arrested one of two men following an ongoing investigation into a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood Monday morning. More>>
Mid-August hearing dates have been set for dueling lawsuits over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools.
U.S Highway 71 south of Hosston is partially closed this morning as Caddo deputies investigate a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler, according to Sheriff Steve Prator. More>>
An EF-2 tornado tore through the Boston suburb of Revere early this week. Find out more here. More>>
Nearly everywhere you look, you'll find scraps of paper or plastic on our roadways. Shreveport-Bossier City groups got together last year to combat the area's litter problem. More>>
Saying goodbye to summer is hard for most of us. But if you're a kid coming back from summer break looking towards the school year, the next couple of weeks could be tough. More>>
Trees can add beauty and value to our homes even reduce heating and cooling costs if they’re properly placed. But do you have a tree in your yard that is in danger of toppling? More>>
Texarkana, Texas ISD is looking to expand their facilities to make room for increased enrollment. More>>
The city of Texarkana, Arkansas has formed a new citizens advisory committee to help make the animal shelter a better place. More>>
One person is killed and another injured in a house fire in Texarkana, Texas. More>>
The second federal law suit filed by the Finish 3132 Coalition and Willis-Knighton Medical Center was dismissed Wednesday. More>>
According to the Office of the Inspector General, Louisiana was overpaid by over $7 million in Medicaid funds—and now the Federal government wants that money back. More>>
The Shreveport/ Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission has a new director, but it is not their first choice. More>>
"Normally, it gets picked up on Monday, this week it was Tuesday. But clearly there is so much trash still left on our street." More>>
There's a new development today in the Shreveport Fire Station 8 scandal. The felony cruelty to the infirm trials have been set for December 8. More>>
Two suspected burglars sit behind bars following their arrest by patrol officers Wednesday morning in east Shreveport. More>>
The House has approved a compromise bill to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care. More>>
For one night only, 8 Artist teams comprised of groups of up to 5 compete for a chance at TEN GRAND in prize money by producing collaborative works in front of a LIVE audience! Experience the creative process at work, vote for your favorite teams, and on Saturday August 9 More>>
Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. More>>
Caddo Parish Animal Services is investigating a possible case of animal abandonment in the 1100 block of Prospect St. More>>
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today introduced a package of bills to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving healthcare subsides through Obamacare and higher education tax credits. More>>
The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help with identifying and locating a man suspected of using a stolen fuel card to ring up hundreds of dollars in authorized fuel purchases. More>>
Shreveport fire crews had their hands full with a late morning fire. The blaze broke out around 11:05 a.m. on the 700 block of Turner Lane. When crews arrived on scene, they found flames coming from a window of the home.Fire crews were able to get the blaze under control within an hour. Authorities say the home was vacant with no utilities, however it appears someone had been staying there.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Stay with KTBS 3 News on-air and online for the latest on ... More>>
A new school year is right in front of us and now is the time to get your child's health needs in order. More>>
It's been a busy morning at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. More>>
The KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home campaign continues as the children's research hospital saves lives every day. More>>
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. More>>
Caddo-Shreveport narcotics agents thought they were going to arrest a man on a misdemeanor bench warrant on Tuesday, but when they arrived at the suspect's house their attention quickly turned to several meth labs found on the premises. More>>
Another court date is set in the Fire Station 8 Scandal. The embattled former Shreveport firefighters will go before a judge Wednesday at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. More>>
The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973. More>>
The state's largest insurer says close to 45,000 Louisiana policyholders could see the rates for their health coverage jump anywhere from 10 percent to nearly 20 percent next year, and the Affordable Care Act is a major reason. More>>
Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign.Today the bus, which we plan to stuff with much needed school supplies, will be parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. More>>
Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.
One person is dead and another is being treated for injures after a late night fire. More>>
East Texas authorities say they have cleared more than two dozen marijuana fields that contained about 100,000 plants worth an estimated $175 million.
Harrison County investigators are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Erin Raquel Martinez. More>>
An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.
Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.
Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says riding a bus to school is 13 times safer than riding in a passenger vehicle and 10 times safer than walking to school.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says riding a bus to school is 13 times safer than riding in a passenger vehicle and 10 times safer than walking to school.More>>
SPD Sgt. Alan Crump says DARE's fundamentals have stayed the same, but topics change over time. More>>
A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies, as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on Tuesday. More>>
The Army responds to the Environmental Protection Agency about the clean up at Camp Minden. The EPA made the deadline midnight Monday, and the military branch responded in time. More>>
Shreveport firefighters are on scene at the Olde Salem Village Apartments on Buncombe Rd. where a blaze has destroyed at least two units. More>>
Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith will be the featured speaker for the fifth-annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon.The kickoff luncheon is set for Wednesday, August 13, at 11:45 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. (318) 221-0712, toll free at (888) 414-BOWL More>>
KTBS is pleased to announce that Sherri Talley is returning to the KTBS 3 News desk, Monday, August 4th.“I’m so excited to be back with the team that has a sharper-than-ever focus on good, quality journalism,” said Sherri Talley. More>>
The Crime Stoppers of Sabine has announced the cash reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest and filing of criminal charges in the murder of James Paul Green whose charred remains were discovered in his burned Fisher home on July 18. More>>
(JBSA-Lackland, San Antonio, Tex.) -- Brass In Blue, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will be presenting a concert at the Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home on Monday, August 25th. The performance is family-friendly and open to the public, free of charge.The United States Air Force Band of the West is proud to present Brass in Blue. The newest performing ensemble in the Band of the West, Brass in Blue combines the sounds of brass, percussion and vocals in a flex... More>>
Louisiana's state school board has voted to join a lawsuit filed to challenge Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to block implementation of the Common Core education standards. More>>
Money magazine has ranked Louisiana Tech University as one of the nation's best college values according to its 2014 Best Colleges list released Monday. More>>
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department has been inundated with juveniles who are committing misdemeanor offences, such as theft or simple assault, that do not result in any type of corrective programs or incarceration. Unfortunately, there are limited corrective resources and opportunities for offenders and their family. More>>
Highway 79 in Greenwood is shut down after an 18 wheeler accident this morning. More>>
A local man accused of robbery is jailed following his arrest by Shreveport Police Monday evening. More>>
A well loved bookstore has closed its doors in Bossier City. Books a Million on Airline Drive is gone but it's being replaced by another book friendly store. More>>
South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking say they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends.
A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by an atheist group seeking to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center's wreckage.
Louisiana's state school board is holding a special meeting to consider whether to sue Gov. Bobby Jindal in an ongoing dispute over the Common Core education standards.
A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.
The Shreveport Fire Department responded to an early morning blaze in the 2800 block of Kelsey Street. More>>
A 9-year-old schnauzer so excited to be reunited with her owner after two years that she fainted with joy has become a viral star. More>>
A subcontractor doing roadwork for the D.O.T. on Interstate 20 West hit an overpass walkway just after midnight. More>>
A Texas mother received an unexpected gift of honor from a military family in more than 100 miles away in Southeast Texas. More>>
One man is dead, and his roommate is talking to police about what he says happened on Holly St. near East Kings Highway. More>>
It's yet another sign of the times. Construction on Kingston Road in north Bossier Parish will begin soon to relieve growing congestion in the area. More>>
This fall, it will be illegal for smokers to light up on any public college campus in Louisiana. More>>
A veteran New Orleans police officer has been arrested for trying to run over her husband. More>>
A new TV series on Cartoon Network's night time programming, Adult Swim, has groups across America protesting before the show even debuts. Now Louisiana joins in. More>>
The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month. More>>
State Sen. Robert Adley of Benton is in a Florida resort today, but over the weekend he was in a hospital ICU beingtreated for snake bite.Adley stepped off the porch of this lake-front home in the near dark Friday night and onto the back of a water moccasin.“Multiply a wasp sting by 10 or 15 times…it’s like electricity running through you,’’ said Adley of the pain that spreads as the venom moves through the bloodstream. He should know. Earlier in the week he had been to the doctor for treatme... More>>
The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month. More>>
Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at WESLA Federal Credit Union on Fern Avenue in Shreveport. More>>
A local man has been arrested in connection with a domestic incident occurring earlier this month. More>>
Hope for the Homeless announced today that Shreveport-Bossier is making a big difference to wipe out homelessness. It has housed homeless individuals as part of the national 100,000 Homes Campaign.
A Cass County deputy fatally shot a man he was trying to arrest on felony warrants. More>>
Shreveport Police need your help to locate a trio of suspects accused of robbing a local tattoo parlor last week. More>>
Bossier Parish prosecutors say they'll seek the the death penalty for a man accused of killing two Bossier city women on Mother's Day. More>>
Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw announced the arrests of several people on drug charges following investigations in Caddo Parish and the City of Shreveport. More>>
KTBS has joined up with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana to get people around Shreveport eating better and moving more. More>>
A Shreveport man reported missing for more than a month, was located safely Monday afternoon in downtown Shreveport. More>>
The City of Bossier City will host the second and final public meeting for the South Bossier/Barksdale Boulevard Redevelopment Plan on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the CenturyLink Center. More>>
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is making a campaign issue out of a congressional fight over a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.
A Little Rock native who has worked for several nonprofits will be the first Arkansas director for the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights group. More>>
Crystal Dunning is spending her summer immersed in the arts. Dunning, a junior from Lafayette at Northwestern State University, is working at the Interlochen Center for the Arts as an intern in the College of Creative Arts. More>>
The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in citywide recycling efforts. More>>
Twenty-nine recruits ranging from eight years old to teen years earned the title as Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines as Class 30 graduated in front of a packed house of 200 people Friday night at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation in Bossier City. More>>
An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond.
Hernan has weakened to a tropical storm far off Mexico's Pacific coast.
Valuable health and safety information about the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West could be hidden from the public forever because a judge has approved confidentiality agreements for more than a dozen lawsuits relating to the case.
All that Floyd Stratton's family knows is that he lost a finger in World War II. They didn't know how. He never told them. But when we asked, he told us. It turns out it was kill or be killed. More>>
A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island. More>>
National data from the CDC reveals one in eight pool inspections found serious violations that threatened public health and safety and resulted in immediate closure. Pretty gross, right? More>>
Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a young man from Pleasant Hill, LA. He was not wearing his seatbelt and was partially ejected during the crash. More>>
Texas officials in Cass County are investigating a fatal shooting that involved an officer. More>>
One person is seriously injured, following an early morning shooting in the Mooretown area of Shreveport. More>>
Funeral services have been set for the Webster Parish man who died in a house fire in Minden last week. More>>
Two fertilizer companies sued following the massive explosion in West last year that killed 15 people are claiming the small town is partly to blame. More>>
One of the major needs for farmland or agricultural success is water. If it does not fall as rain the water must come from somewhere else. There are many green farm fields in northern Caddo parish.
A Caddo Commissioner's whose family has experienced the worst of cancer gave back to the community Saturday. Commissioner Jerald Bowman partnered with LifeShare to hold a blood drive in Mooretown. More>>
A Texas man is braving traffic and wild animals whiling carrying a heavy burden. He is attempting to walk through all fifty states while bearing a cross. The Shreveport-Bossier City leg of his possible decade long trip wrapped up today. More>>
A Keithville man was sentenced Thursday to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his part in stealing firearms from a Shreveport warehouse. More>>
Shreveport Police have identified the man who died in a single vehicle crash Thursday morning in east Shreveport.Police say 23-year-old Anthony Carter died from the injuries he suffered after he was thrown from his 2010 Chevrolet Camaro. More>>
A Shreveport firefighter is being treated after battling a blaze at a vacant home. More>>
SWEPCO officials say power has been restored to 95 percent of customers who lost electricity during Wednesday night's storm. More>>
Caddo Parish Sheriff's officials are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a north Shreveport restaurant early Saturday morning. More>>
A sailboat accident claimed the life of an unidentified man in his early 20's Friday evening.According to the St. Tammany Sheriff's Office, a small sailboat flipped over in Lake Pontchartrain near the mouth of Tchefuncte River around 5 p.m.Another person who was thrown from the boat was rescued, said the sheriff's office.Around 8:30 p.m., St. Tammany Sheriff's Office confirmed a body had been found. More>>
A rash of "funny money" being passed around town.That's what officials in Hope, AR say they're dealing with right now, and they want residents to be aware.“While certainly the types of incidents reported to HPD that involve counterfeit currency do not pose a serious threat to our local economy, none the less, over the past two months, HPD has seen a significant rise in the cases reported,” said Hope Police Chief JR Wilson.Officials say, over a 41 day period, police seized 16 counterfeit bills... More>>
Elton John, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Disney On Ice, Cirque Du Soleil you name the artist or act and they have probably made it a point to come to Bossier City to perform at the CenturyLink Center. Who knew 14 years ago that an empty lot would turn into an entertainment destination for singers , performers and fans from all around the world.
Shreveport Police have arrested a local man accused of committing a sexual assault involving a minor. More>>
Slapping a mosquito might hurt for a second, but the diseases they carry could kill you. More>>
A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor. More>>
Since 2006, residents in the North Caddo Parish community East Cove have dealt with a boil advisory for their drinking water. It seems the community's sewer is in bad shape, too. More>>
Twenty high school college students learned what it's like to be a research scientist this summer at LSU Health Shreveport. More>>
Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will ask all electric utilities in Louisiana to send automated telephone and text messages to customers when outages occur." More>>
James Paul Green, 50, of Fisher, was positively identified today as the victim of homicide in Sabine Parish. More>>
Next time you’re having issues with mosquitoes the problem might be solved as easily as pulling out your smartphone. More>>
Animal Control officials in Charlotte County Florida have made contact with the man posted in a picture pointing a gun at a cat. More>>
Looking for some family fun and food Friday during lunch? Officials with the Century Link Center say they've got just the event for you! More>>
The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours. More>>
Nearly 3,000 high chairs are being recalled due to a design flaw that could cause children to be strangled. More>>
Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19-year-old LaDarrius Dewayne Lee, following a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. More>>
Thousands of people from North Bossier to Benton are without power after a transmission line failed shortly after 9:00 Thursday night. More>>
It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of. More>>
Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team.
An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
French President Francois Hollande says there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali.
A two-year-long undercover investigation has resulted in the seizure of more than $517,000 in cash and seven people being charged for conspiracy to distribute cocaine, firearm violations, and other related drug charges in parishes across north Louisiana. More>>
A person from Caddo Parish has died from West Nile Virus. The Louisiana Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the death to KTBS 3 News on Thursday afternoon. According to DHH, the victim was between 60 and 74 years of age. More>>
The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed early Thursday has been found in the northern Mali desert, officials in Burkina Faso, where the plane took off, said on state-owned RTB television.No survivors were found, according to Burkina Faso Gen. Gilbert Diendere. More>>
Louisiana State Senator Greg Tarver hosted another community meeting focused on the still burning Harrelson Materials Management landfill. It was a chance for M.L.K. residents to become better informed about the issues and processes needed to close the landfill as soon as possible. More>>
Students may still be enjoying summer break, but teachers have been hard at work trying to learn Louisiana's new math and ELA standards. More>>
Florida voters would prefer Hillary Clinton take over the White House in 2016, according to a new Quinnipiac University survey. More>>
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis. More>>
Time may be up for students to have nap-time in class.If you are a parent of a kindergartner, you will soon learn about a policy across Louisiana regarding when and if students are allowed to catch some z's during the school day. More>>
Several recent high-profile plane incidents may have you wondering if it's safe to fly. The latest occurred just this morning when an Air Algerie plane with 116 people aboard disappeared from radar. More>>
With a quick start of an unmanned aerial vehicle, a business idea takes off. More>>
Thousands are without power after high winds swept through the ArkLaTex Tuesday night.
Wind gusts were over 50 mph in many locations across the ArkLaTex Wednesday evening. Here's some of the data.
Wind gusts were over 50 mph in many locations across the ArkLaTex Wednesday evening. Here's some of the data.More>>
Early in July, New York state had a tornado outbreak where 4 people were killed! Is this normal or has Global Warming expanded Tornado Alley to the northeast US? Find out in this ArkLaTex In-Depth report.
Shreveport Police are asking the public's help to find a man missing since for two weeks.John Braden West reportedly walked away from his Shreveport home located in the 9100 block of Linwood Avenue, following a verbal argument with another family member back on July 10, 2014. More>>
The lockdown at Little Rock Air Force Base has been lifted. More>>
U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressman Tim Griffin, today announced that four Arkansas airports will receive over $500,000 in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for airport facility upgrades and expansions. More>>
As you pack a lunch for today, keep this in mind. If you plan to eat peaches, nectarines, or plums, they may not be safe. There's a major fruit recall due to fears of a foodborne illness that is affecting some major grocery stores. More>>
The start of a new school year is fast approaching.As teachers and students prepare for the first day of class, a number of Caddo teachers don't know where they'll be going.Nearly three dozen Caddo Parish teachers don't know what classroom, or what school they'll be assignedThe moves comes after Louisiana Department of Education's Recovery School District's plan for transforming Caddo's lowest performing schools forced the district to start at ground zero, and required all staff to re-apply f... More>>
Thursday July 17, KTBS 3 crew with Community Caravan had lunch at Papa Poblanos. They all had a great time. Thanks Idabel, OK!
Thursday July 17, KTBS 3 crew with Community Caravan had lunch at Papa Poblanos. They all had a great time. Thanks Idabel, OK!