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>>
The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find an elderly man who has been missing for nearly a month. 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>>
Wednesday night, KTBS 3's Amy Vitrano told us how drones are now playing a role in local photography. But it's not all serious business.
Since he was a boy, Chris Shelby, MD has loved remote control airplanes, helicopters and photography. More>>
Wednesday’s severe weather rocked the ArkLaTex—bringing down power lines and trees. Unfortunately one tree limb that fell in Shreveport, hit a woman and killed her. More>>
The Seals family from Maud, TX stole our hearts in March when proud mother Michelle delivered quintuplets - four girls and one boy! More>>
The local Salvation Army needs your help. Wednesday's severe storms left thousands in our area in the dark, including the local helpline. More>>
The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways. More>>
Florida voters would prefer Hillary Clinton take over the White House in 2016, according to a new Quinnipiac University survey. More>>
The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor. More>>
A candlelight vigil is set for tonight at 7:30 in the 1900 block of Weinstock in Shreveport for a woman who was killed in Wednesday night's storm. More>>
A North Texas man has been put on probation for pretending to be a fire marshal to avoid a $10 cover charge at a bar and to get free drinks.
A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.
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>>
Shreveport Police are on the scene of a fatal crash this morning at I-49 and Pierremont. 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>>
If you drive down St Vincent Avenue you'll notice Mall St Vincent is getting a makeover. Officials say the re-investment into Mall St Vincent saved the mall from closing down which would have left the city and this neighborhood with an empty shell of a mall left behind. More>>
Around 10 p.m. last night the caddo911.com screen was a flurry of activity as area agencies responded to call after call.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
Australia has sent 50 police to London in anticipation of deploying them to the Ukraine to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a United Nations team.
Norway's intelligence service says it has been warned of an imminent "concrete threat" against the nation from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.
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.
A new audit of the Caddo Parish School's Human Resources Department in 2013 is out and shows some interesting things when it comes to the system's drug testing policies. More>>
Now that summer has arrived, our pets are spending more time outdoors, which can put them at risk for fleas and other harmful parasites. More>>
More growth is expected in Bossier Parish - this time it's water front property.Two subdivisions are set to be built, on opposite ends of the parish, just feet from the Red River. More>>
An early morning fire today destroyed a Webster Parish home, leaving the sole occupant dead.
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>>
A man wanted for stealing $27,000 worth of farm equipment from a farm in Plain Dealing was arrested Wednesday morning by the Miller County Sheriff's Office at his residence in Fouke, Ark. 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>>
GM is recalling over 700,000 cars and trucks. The company made the announcement today. More>>
Shreveport Police are investigating shooting at this hour. More>>
After interviewing the four finalists Wednesday morning, the Shreveport/ Caddo Metropolitan Planning Commission Board selected Robert Massarelli for the director position. More>>
Baton Rouge authorities say an assistant principal at Southeast Middle School has been arrested after admitting to investigators he sent nude pictures to a 15-year-old girl one night while he was drunk.
Epidural steroid shots for the back are becoming more prevalent as a form of pain relief for chronic back problems. More>>
A trio of suspected burglars is behind bars this morning following their alleged ties to multiple vehicle burglaries in east Shreveport. More>>
The Shreveport Little Theatre held its 13th Annual Bravo! Awards Monday evening at Shreveport Little Theatre with over 100 in attendance. More>>
Mosquitoes are out in full force. Their bites can transmit a variety of viral illnesses. These viruses have been creating epidemics in some countries, and travelers are now bringing them closer to home. More>>
The Metropolitan Planning Commission for the City of Shreveport is close to finding their new Executive Director. More>>
If you’re looking for a new job Horseshoe Casino Hotel and Harrah's Louisiana Downs along with its partners is hosting a Women’s and Minority Career Expo this morning.
The Bowie County School system will host a job fair for bus drivers this morning.
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>>
A house fire keeps local fire crews busy early this morning.
Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has flown into Israel's main airport despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban as he continues to push a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction.
A committee narrowed down a pool of almost 50 to only four, and those finalists had their first test Tuesday night: meeting the people of Caddo Parish. 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>>
TOPS, or the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students, is the scholarship program that rewards Louisiana students for furthering their education in-state. It can be centerpiece to financing a college degree -- but parents sending students off to school will tell you, it does have its limits. More>>
Step Forward is making a community-wide call for volunteers to help our children this coming school year .A meeting for interested volunteers will be held from 5:30 -7 p.m. on July 22 at IMAX Theater in Sci-Port, 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101 More>>
Shreveport City Council, Mayor Cedric Glover,,and the Shreveport Fire Department honored Fred Johnson today at the anniversary of the accident that almost took Amanda Joy Bell Gouthiere 's life over 25 years ago. More>>
A group of Arklatex kids get to show their stuff on the basketball court this week. It's all part of a program hosted by the Shreveport Police Department. It's happening at Southern Hills Park, Lakeside Park, and Airport Park. More>>
Shreveport pastor Andre Lewis was sentenced to 78 months in prison and three years of supervised release for transporting minors across state lines in order to engage in illegal sexual conduct. More>>
A Shreveport Police officer had to rely on his taser this afternoon to stop a suspected crook. More>>
The City of Texarkana, Texas is considering a plan to develop an ordinance that would allow police officers to tow and impound vehicles for driving without proof of insurance. More>>
Caddo and Bossier Parish Brookshire's stores, and their customers, are stepping up to help area first responders beat the heat.Several hundred bottles of Gatorade have been donated, all part of an annual campaign. More>>
Join the Runaway Fright Train Haunters. Auditions and interviews are now being held for haunters and support personnel at the historic Jefferson Railway in Jefferson, Tx as they make plans for Halloween. More>>
A accused hitman has pleaded not guilty to a decades old murder. Larry Thompson is accused of killing Deanna Montgomery, for her husband James Montgomery, back on New Year's Day in 1979 as they drove on Live Avenue in Shreveport. More>>
Police in Lafayette say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a July 16 bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. More>>
A Shreveport man who thought he was setting up a meeting with a juvenile girl was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. More>>
Horseshoe Casino & Hotel and Harrah's Louisiana Downs, in partnership with the Bossier Chamber of Commerce and Goodwill Industries, is hosting the Shreveport-Bossier Women's & Minority Career Expo this week.
The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby. More>>
The Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology has received $22.9 million totalLSU Health Shreveport's largest program grant ever is getting even bigger. More>>
Robert Bond has formally been sentenced. The Bossier Parish man pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter in the death of his estranged wife, Annie. More>>
The Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign rolled into Bossier City this morning. The bus is parked in the Suddenlink parking lot at 725 Benton Road. More>>
The man accused of killing two women who were found dead on Mother's Day in Bossier City has pleaded not guilty.The plea for Brandan Santrell Butler, 26, of Bossier City was entered this morning. More>>
A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies. More>>
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75. More>>
Changes on the way for your trash and the City of Shreveport. The city is tackling it's bulk garbage issue that's been leaving city streets filled with trash on the side of the road for weeks at a time. More>>
A house has exploded in Central Texas and emergency responders are trying to determine how it happened. More>>
There are still a few weeks left of summer vacation for students, but our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign is well underway.With your generous donations, KTBS 3/KPXJ CW 21 and our partners want to make sure kids have the supplies they need when they head back to class. More>>
Israeli media say an Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip.
A train bearing the remains of people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.
Officials say a 2-month-old girl has died at an East Texas home as the woman with whom she was living ran an errand and left several other adults to watch the baby.
A slap in the face for a candidate -- literally. A woman who accused a Lafayette County Judge candidate of molestation when she was a child confronted him along with her supporters.It happened in the parking lot of the sheriffs office where the candidate, Barry Reeder, is a deputy. A KTBS 3 News camera captured the slap just as Amanda Killgore's hand smacked his face.Reeder tried walking away from the confrontation. But Killgore came back and threw a small object at Reeder. He had little to s... More>>
Hazy, summer weather is back in the ArkLaTex. More>>
It may be one of the most interesting public meetings you've never heard of. More>>
Do you know who killed Jesse Ball on Shreveport's Fulton St. in April 1997? More>>
A Henderson County woman is jailed and charged with Capital Murder after she walked into the Athens Police Department Monday, telling officers she killed her 4-year-old daughter. More>>
The Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign is underway. Today we collected supplies in the parking lot of the Goodwill store off Bert Kouns. More>>
The Vanarsdale family said their next door neighbor's dog jumped the fence and attacked their American bulldog-mastiff mix named Diesel. More>>
Shreveport Police have identified a Mississippi man who lost his life following a motorcycle crash last Friday afternoon in south Shreveport. More>>
"There's been a couple times that we've come around that curve and had a car on the other side of the yellow line in our lane. More>>
Cancer survivor Kami Chauncy, 14, is the proud recipient of the 2014 Young Louisiana Heroes Award. More>>
Two men are in police custody following their alleged involvement in a series of vehicle break-ins in east Shreveport Monday morning. More>>
A program for teenagers, proven to keep students in school and successful, will expand its services for the 2014-15 school year .Volunteers of America of North Louisiana implemented the national Wyman's Teen Outreach Program®,
Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to more than 8,000 women whose bodies may have been videotaped or photographed by a gynecologist using a pen-like camera during pelvic exams. More>>
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border. More>>
The Metropolitan Planning Commission will host a reception Tuesday, July 22, at the Downtown Hilton Hotel, 104 Market St., so the public can meet and greet the top four candidates for the position of Executive Director. More>>
Bossier City police have obtained an arrest warrant for one of two suspects wanted for stealing multiple cartons of cigarettes from local Circle K stores over the past several weeks. More>>
The Bossier Sheriff's Office is working an accident involving two vehicles. More>>
New Southern Arkansas University Police Chief Anthony Williams is scheduled to be sworn into office.
A traffic alert those those in DeSoto Parish.
A lifelong resident of Texarkana, Arkansas is preparing to announce his candidacy for Texarkana, Arkansas’ Mayoral Race.
Western leaders are accusing pro-Russian rebels of tampering with the 42-square-mile crash site in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian jetliner went down with last week, killing all 298 on board.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
Years after a drought left many in Northwest Louisiana fearful of their water supplies, the Louisiana Conservation Commissioner amended a water conservation order enforced on Caddo Parish southern region. More>>
Jumping on a trampoline is not Jonathan’s normal idea of fun, but he gave it a shot at Air U in Shreveport and had a blast. More>>
Last weekend, several North Caddo residents that are connected to the Mooringsport/East Cove water systems went days without water. A broken down pump caused the outage. More>>
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, has died. He was 86. More>>
Two local teens face criminal charges following an accidental shooting at a west Shreveport home Saturday afternoon. More>>
Residents in the Martin Luther King neighborhood have long complained about the smoke from the smoldering fire at the Harrelson Materials Management Landfill. More>>
Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos has died at his home in New Orleans. He was 103. More>>
An early morning shooting leaves two people injured in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood. More>>
It's a competition for $50,000! The second qualifier in this year's Louisiana Startup Prize was held Saturday at Shreveport's Red River District. The startup prize will hold its last event in September. More>>
It's become well known that many locations in Shreveport have been turned into movie sets. If you take a drive on I 20 east and you will find Camp Minden. Although closed to the public at least 10 films have been shot there. And now farther east to the city of Minden which has been building up its resume of filming locations. More>>
Cedric Glover, Shreveport mayor, has asked the state fire marshal to help come up with a plan to finally extinguish the Harrelson Materials Management Landfill fire. More>>
A celebration of Louisiana culture and history. The annual NSU Folk Festival is wrapped up in Natchitoches on Saturday. More>>
BOSSIER CITY, LA - Jeff Thompson, (R-Bossier City, LA) says he will be a candidate during the November 2014 elections for District Court Judge, Division B, for the 26th Judicial District serving Bossier and Webster Parishes. More>>
DIBOLL, Texas (AP) -- The roof of a privately run East Texas jail has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 10 inmates to nearby hospitals. More>>
A watchful neighbor alerts police to a crime in progress. Now, a pair of local teens face charges for allegedly breaking into multiple vehicles early this morning in southeast Shreveport. More>>
The war continues on the invasive plant known for strangling local waterways. More>>
Police need your help identifying and locating the three suspects caught on surveillance video robbing a north Shreveport business. More>>
A father in Daytona Beach, Florida, called 911 early Friday morning to report that when he found someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant until he was "nice and knocked out" for police to apprehend. More>>
Friday morning, firefighters in the Village of Fisher, Louisiana returned to a house that caught on fire Thursday night. The blaze had flared up again, but this time they found burned remains in the home's kitchen. More>>
Last year we took a trip to Shreveport Municipal but we could not get inside because they were closed for renovations. Our story focused on the past haunted experiences of visitors and workers. We wondered if the make over scared the ghost away. We went back with others to see if the place is still haunted. More>>
A man convicted of his seventh DWI was sentenced to life in prison in Burnet County, Texas. More>>
A 15-year-old Sarepta boy will face criminal charges as an adult after being charged with aggravated rape of a toddler. 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!