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    KTBS Storm Team 3 Forecast Video included

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    Here's the 7 Day Forecast.
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    Texarkana area Wal-Mart stores reopen following bomb threat Video included

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    Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning.  More>>

    3 million customers affected in Michael's data breach

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    Michael's says a security breach at its stores lasted eight months and affected about three million customers.  More>>

    Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land Video included

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    Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City. More>>

    State government offices closed for Good Friday

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    State government offices are closed for the Good Friday holiday, in advance of Easter. More>>

    10 Things to Know for Friday

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    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: More>>

    Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing Video included

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    A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. More>>

    Gamble on the Red: Casinos provided 20-year career track for Harrah’s VP

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    The oil bust of the 1980s forced many locals to pick up their lives to seek work elsewhere. That's why the promise of jobs 20 years ago was a major reason the casino industry found a home in Shreveport-Bossier. More>>

    Marshall vigil remembers domestic violence victims Video included

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    It's a crime often committed behind closed doors, but Thursday former victims put domestic abuse out in the open. More>>

    Justice For Justin Video included

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    The story of the young Stonewall boy lured to his death by a cab driver has caused a ripple effect in the justice system.  Before Brian Horn even went to trial for killing 12-year-old Justin Bloxom. Justin's More>>

    Holiday in Dixie forecast

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    Here's the Holiday In Dixie forecast. More>>

    Sheriff warns of phone scam

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    He says his name is Lt. Chris Jackson and he's with the Caddo Sheriff's Office. If you get a call from him, hang up. Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator says the man does not work for him.  More>>

    Community Caravan rolls through Center, Texas Video included

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    The KTBS 3 Community Caravan rolled through Center, Texas Thursday. Jan Elkins, Rick Rowe, Keristen Holmes and TW Starr had lunch with the good folks at the Kountry Cafe in Center. You may remember last More>>

    Crazy Ant update Video included

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    Last year, we brought you a story about the Crazy Ants that were spreading throughout the south. In this ArkLaTex In-Depth story, I'll reintroduce you to the unwanted insects and give the latest on their infestations. More>>

    U.S. Transportation Secretary visits I-49 North in Caddo Parish Video included

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    We could run out of money to fix and expand the nation's roads and highways by August or September. That's why U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx made a stop in Caddo Parish Thursday. More>>

    Homeland security, Caddo has until July to open office Video included

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    Bossier Parish, sheriff's office and Bossier City stopped funding the Caddo-Bossier Homeland Security Office last year and formed an office to serve only their parish.  More>>

    Opponents cry hypocrisy over McAllister and Vitter scandals Video included

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    There may be good news for in a poll for the so-called "Kissing Congressman" Vance McAllister. A Glascock Group survey of more than a thousand voters in Louisiana's 5th District shows that barely half More>>

    Donald Meshell believed to have molested at least two little girls.

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    Shreveport Police have charged a local man who they believe molested at least two little girls.  Investigators with the department's Sex Crimes Unit were notified earlier this week that a nine year old More>>

    Judge sets $500K bond for Arkansas OBGYN accused of video voyeurism

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    Scott Ellington, Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas announced that a $500,000 bond has been set by a judge for the Paragould OBGYN accused of 5 counts of video voyeurism. More>>

    Improvements planned for Texarkana Regional Airport Video included

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    Texarkana Regional Airport is planning improvements to deal with increased passenger traffic.


     
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    Mayor Glover pushes medicaid expansion Video included

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    Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover spoke out in favor of medicaid expansion from the steps of University Health hospital Thursday morning. More>>

    Celebrate Education 2014

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    CELEBRATE EDUCATION, and it begins next week at the Shreveport Convention Center. More>>

    Accused child predator arrested in Denham Springs

    Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr. Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr.
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    A Denham Springs man has been put behind bars accused of multiple sex crimes against children. More>>

    Louisiana Tech to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship at annual ‘I-20 Top 20’

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    Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, April 29 for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional Showcase. More>>

    Deputies: Man kills wife, son; car found on bridge

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    Ascension Parish deputies say they are searching for a man who may have jumped off a Mississippi River bridge after shooting and killing his estranged wife and 12-year-old son. More>>

    Farmer markets

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    Virginia is seeing an explosion of farmers' markets. More>>

    Fisherman found

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    Northampton County authorities have identified a body found on a barrier island as that of a fisherman who'd been missing since last December. More>>

    Lafayette school security

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    A school resource officer is expected to become a regular attendee at Lafayette Parish School Board meetings. More>>

    Christian Service partnering with HOPE Connections, raising funds to renovate new location Video included

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    A local non-profit that works to end homelessness and fight hunger will be moving down the road. Christian Service is partnering with HOPE Connections, and setting up shop in a new location.  More>>

    SPORTRAN Future Video included

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    SPORTRAN has gotten together with an outside agency to put every aspect of it's service under a microscope.  It's called the Transit Development Study, and everything is up for debate and discussion. More>>

    SPAR to show "Rango" tonight Video included

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    Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) announces the first 2014 Movies & Moonbeams event with the feature presentation of "Rango", on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 7:30 PM More>>

    US Transportation chief Foxx visits I-49 project Video included

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    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will tour the Interstate 49 North Segment K project today in Shreveport. More>>

    Friends try to raise money for Caddo Parish teacher with terminal blood cancer Video included

    Danielle Lewis was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, an incurable type of blood cancer. Danielle Lewis was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, an incurable type of blood cancer.
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    Friends of a Caddo Parish teacher who has touched so many lives now ask the community to give back to her. More>>

    Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

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    A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a Corpus Christi home has been executed by Texas prison authorities. More>>

    10 Things to Know for Thursday

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    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: More>>

    Texas town recovering year after deadly blast

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    Residents of the small Texas town of West are honoring the past but looking ahead on the one-year anniversary of a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people. More>>

    GSU holds vigil for student who drowned in park

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    Grambling State University students will hold a candlelight vigil for their deceased classmate Alexandria Shelton at 11 a.m. Thursday. More>>

    Grand Jury looks at Shreveport Fire leadership's response to Station 8 allegations

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    A Caddo Parish grand jury is investigating the actions of SFD leadership following this summer's scandal at Station 8. More>>

    Staffer accused of leaking McAllister kissing video resigns

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    The staff member of U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister who is accused of leaking a video that captured him kissing an aide has resigned. More>>

    House heavily damaged by fire Video included

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    Fortunately, no one was home when this house in Bossier caught fire tonight. 



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    K2 synthetic marijuana use increasing Video included

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    The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.
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    LA Startup Prize an Opportunity for Small Businesses Video included

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    Entrepreneurs in Northwest Louisiana have a chance to build their small businesses through a new competition. Details of the Louisiana Startup Prize were announced at a kickoff party Wednesday evening. More>>

    Second arrest made in Shreveport homicide

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    A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that claimed the life of a local man last Friday night in the 3700 block of Valley View Drive.
     




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    Agreement maintains gas service for most Atmos customers

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    Some Webster Parish residents will still be 'cooking with gas.' More>>

    Bill toughens regulations on explosives Video included

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    Companies storing explosives at Camp Minden and any other similar sites will soon face tougher regulation. More>>

    Suspect in theft of stolen Audi from Bossier City dealership arrested in Texas; similar arrests last year Video included

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    The suspect believed to have stolen a $75,000 car from a local dealership last week has been arrested in Texas. More>>

    Officials meet to discuss saving local safe house Video included

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    There's an update on the Providence House and its domestic violence assistance program. That program is being closed. The homeless program will stay open but officials say they can't afford to run the More>>

    Crime stoppers suspect cashed counterfeit AEP Swepco checks Video included

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    Investigators with the Shreveport/Caddo Parish Financial Crimes are seeking the identification of a b/m suspect who, on January 14th between 5:20 - 6:15 p.m., entered three separate Thrifty Liquor stores More>>

    Woman sentenced in Bossier City daycare abuse case

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    NEW INFORMATION on the child abuse case at Bellaire Learning Center in Bossier City. More>>

    Former Arkansas Sheriff faces misdemeanor charges

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    Two candidates running for sheriff of Little River County, Arkansas will be facing each other in court and at the polls.


           
      
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    Burglar caught lurking over child's crib Video included

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    A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston-area home. More>>

    Help for alcoholism just a phone call away

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    Counselors from the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and Physicians Behavior Hospital will answer your questions about alcoholism in our On Your Side On Call Wednesday from 5pm until 7pm. More>>

    Shreveport firefighters, lawyers prepare for trials Video included

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    Trial dates are set for the five former firefighters at the center of a scandal that's rocked the Shreveport Fire Department for the better part of a year.  With so many suspects and accusations, there are at least nine trials to come. More>>

    Man injured in Doyline tree trimming accident

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    Sheriff Sexton just confirmed a tree cutting accident in the 800 block of Willis Field Road in Doyline. More>>

    HAPPENING NOW: Fire burning in Sarepta oil field

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    Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton has confirmed an oil field fire in progress near the intersection of Hwy 2 and Cox Road in Sarepta. More>>

    Greenwood, La Police Department cracking down with DWI check points

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    The Greenwood Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Friday, April 25, 2014, within the Town of Greenwood. This checkpoint will be done with funding from The Louisiana Highway Safety More>>

    La. legislature reviews state minimum wage bills Video included

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    Seventeen bills were filed this legislative session to help regulate minimum wage in Louisiana. More>>

    Education chief gets favorable job review

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    State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation. More>>

    292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster Video included

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    A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday. More>>

    Senate gives final passage to new explosives rules

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    Regulations will be tightened on explosives licenses in Louisiana, in response to the discovery of millions of pounds of improperly stored military propellant at Camp Minden. More>>

    Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

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    Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect are headed to court to ask a judge to dismiss some of the charges against him and to ease restrictions on him in prison. More>>

    Marshall murder suspect in custody

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    A man wanted for a murder in Marshall is in police custody.











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    Post office traffic down as more tax payers file online Video included

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    A three-person crew helps those last-minute tax filers through the mailing process, collecting and sorting envelopes into the appropriate baskets. More>>

    Local runners prepare to return to Boston Marathon Video included

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    John and Liz Van Savage were less than two miles apart on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off April 15, but it took the Shreveport couple six hours to find each other in the chaos that followed. More>>

    KTBS Easter Basket Giveaway Video included

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    KTBS took the time to spread some Easter cheer with their annual Easter Basket Giveaway. More>>

    Rival teams unite for cancer research Video included

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    Two rival schools are putting aside their differences for a very special cause. More>>

    BCFD to shave nearly $70,000 from budget through restructuring Video included

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    The Bossier City Fire Department is putting one outgoing official's salary to other use.  More>>

    Rotary celebration continues with grants, honors

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    Downtown Rotary Club of Shreveport held a special celebration today honoring Dr. Dudley Talbot's 100th birthday.   Dr. Talbot is their longest running member in the Rotary Club at 69 years and counting!  More>>

    Child abuse advocates urge community to learn signs of abuse, speak up Video included

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    "Rizcheir Muskelly is my daughter and she was 3 years old." In the world just 3 years, when police say Rizcheir Muskelly was brutally murdered by her caregiver, Tarika Wilson in June 2013.  More>>

    UPDATE: Grambling State student accidentally drowned in Lafayette Park

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    Lafayette authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in Girard Park over the weekend.  More>>

    Bowie County addresses budget; commission sworn in Video included

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    Bowie County officials agree that a loan may be needed to get the county through this fiscal year, but just how much and where those funds will come from are being questioned.
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    Texarkana authorities investigating death of 27 year-old

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    Texarkana, Texas authorities are investigating the death of a 27 year-old man. More>>

    Man, woman accused of conspiring to murder her husband

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    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a woman from Haughton and a male friend from Bossier City were arrested Monday night for conspiring to murder her husband this past weekend. More>>

    Shreveport Man Claims $1 Million Powerball Prize

    Louisiana Lottery Sales Representative Ashley Mandina helps Store Manager David Beardsley spread the news that his store in Shreveport sold the $1 million winning Powerball ticket from the April 9 drawing. Louisiana Lottery Sales Representative Ashley Mandina helps Store Manager David Beardsley spread the news that his store in Shreveport sold the $1 million winning Powerball ticket from the April 9 drawing.
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    Errick Harper said he plays Powerball because he figures someone has to win it. Though Harper may not have won the jackpot, he nonetheless became a millionaire in the April 9 Powerball drawing. More>>

    Residents weigh in on Jimmie Davis Bridge closure, possibility of future expansion Video included

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    Roy Gilcrease has lived in south Bossier City for 10 years, and during all 10 of those years, he's used the Jimmie Davis Bridge as his main thoroughfare into Shreveport.
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    Fair Tax leader continues his drive Video included

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    Are you still doing your taxes? You have until midnight tomorrow to get through all those forms and get it postmarked -- or sent online. But supporters of tax reform say there's an easier way. What if More>>

    Identity theft becomes obvious at tax time Video included

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    As tax preparers help you file your income taxes, one Bossier City professional said they see more and more people who's identity was stolen. More>>

    UPDATE: Second cross installed for accident victim, no update on missing memorial Video included

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    Friends of Mikey Presley have installed a second memorial on Shreveport's Linwood Ave. less than a week after the original cross was taken from Presley's accident site.
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    Louisiana Tech's Eco Car team prepares to defend world title Video included

    The team named its car, Diesel Dawg. The team named its car, Diesel Dawg.
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    In just 10 days, students at Louisiana Tech will defend their world record in Shell's Eco-Marathon in Houston. More>>

    Rep. McAllister cancels tea party appearance

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    An organizer says Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance before a tea party group as he continues to stay out of sight after a video showed him kissing a married aide. More>>

    Arkansas GOP to intervene in voter ID lawsuit

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    A state judge is allowing the Arkansas Republican Party to intervene in a lawsuit over the way absentee ballots are handled under a new voter ID law. More>>

    Lawmakers hear budget recommendations

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    Lawmakers on the House budget-writing committee are hearing spending requests from the general public after weeks of getting information from individual state agencies. More>>

    The tax clock is ticking

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    Everyone's least favorite day of the year is fast approaching. Taxes are due Tuesday. But procrastinators, rejoice! If you don't have time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won't be penalized for filing late. More>>

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: More>>

    Obama having silent moment for Boston bombing

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    President Barack Obama is observing the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a moment of silence at the White House. More>>

    Shreveport teen's death inspires online bike lane petition Video included

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    Divorious Magee, 16, was killed when his bike collided with a car at a Shreveport intersection March 28, but friends hope to prevent similar deaths in the future with an online petition for change.
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    West Texas Explosion Anniversary

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    This week's anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is bringing lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider tougher oversight of chemical facilities. More>>

    Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance

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    Local schools see surge in Hispanic students Video included

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    For years, the Hispanic population in the state of Texas and Arkansas has experienced an up tick. But a growing trend shows a migration of Hispanics to Louisiana. New Orleans has seen the largest growth. Then, More>>

    The ArkLaTex celebrates a birthday this week! Video included

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    Happy 30th birthday Artbreak! Artbreak and KTBS 3 Summer Reading Festival set to kick off. It's the 30th anniversary of the annual KTBS 3'S Summer Reading Festival and Artbreak The Celebrate Education More>>

    Student of the year regional finalists ready for state event Video included

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    Our regional student of the year is just hours away from heading to the Louisiana Statewide competition.  It's one of the highest honors a student can have. Lauren Haigler of Airline High School is among More>>

    Haynesville native training for triathlon killed in New Orleans

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    An accident Friday on Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, left a 36 year-old bicyclist dead and another in critical condition. More>>

    Haughton family battling Bossier Parish over non-existent sewer connection Video included

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    Amanda Williamson, her husband, and their two kids have lived in their home on Pine Cone Drive in the Tall Timbers neighborhood of Haughton for two years.  More>>

    Grambling State student found dead in Lafayette park

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    Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park.  More>>

    Texarkana career fair set to help job seekers Video included

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    New statistics for the Texarkana area show a slight drop in unemployment numbers.

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    NEW INFORMATION: Stolen test drive vehicle recovered

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    UPDATE:  Authorities in Panola County, Texas today located the Audi A7 that was stolen from Moffitt Audi on Friday.
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    Disc golfers donate tourney proceeds to female vets

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    The future looks bright for the Women's Health Program at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, thanks to the local Disc Golf Union. More>>

    Woman calls 911 after shooting man at Hallsville home

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    Man killed in morning shooting in Harrison County More>>

    Holy Week crawfish supply should satisfy demand

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    Hungry for crawfish? Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend. More>>

    Armed man injured following pursuit

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    A Spring, Texas man led law enforcement officers from three agencies on a pursuit that ended in gunfire early this morning, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and DeSoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle.


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    Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found Video included

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    A woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday and is in custody in Utah after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes. More>>

    West anniversary brings lawmakers back to Capitol Video included

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    This week's anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is bringing lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider tougher oversight of chemical facilities. More>>

    10 Things to Know for Monday

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    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: More>>

    Kidnapping suspect wanted by police

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    Monroe Police needs the public's help finding a kidnapping suspect. Monroe Police say Benjamin Smith abducted his ex-girlfriend on Friday night, forcing her into his car and punching her several times More>>

    Commissioners to discuss incentives for 160 jobs Video included

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    The Caddo Commission has big decision to make this week and 160 new jobs are on the line. Commissioners are to debate about an incentive to attract a company, which is being kept secret for now.  More>>

    DeSoto Parish teen with autism attends senior prom with dream date Video included

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    "To see the world through Christian's eyes is amazing." That's because 18-year-old Christian English sees it like no one else. "That just brings a whole nother level of joy to everybody."
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    Reruns are Fun, sale concludes until the fall Video included

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    If you have some items in your home you'd like to sell, you missed your chance to participate in the spring/summer 2014 Reruns are Fun sale. The consignment sale started out more than 10 years ago.  More>>

    4th Annual Walk to create a world free of M. S.

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    Hundreds gathered,at the Louisiana Boardwalk, on Saturday to raise awareness and push for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis in the 4th annual Walk to create a world free of M. S. walk. Participants attending More>>

    Sabine Parish authorities searching for suspect in killing of English Bulldog

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    The body of a young female English bulldog was discovered along the New Hope Road on Sunday evening.  More>>

    Local man finds KTBS 3 Holiday in Dixie Treasure after only 3 clues Video included

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    After only 3 clues, the Holiday In Dixie Treasure has been found by one lucky KTBS 3 Treasure Hunter.  More>>

    Suspect in apartment shooting surrenders to police

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    An arrest has been made in the apartment shooting that claimed a man's life.
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    Python escapes causing concern for some Longview residents

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    Longview's police department is warning citizens on it's Facebook page that a 16 foot Burmese Python has escaped from a home in the 700 Block of East Lynnwood. More>>

    TEAM COVERAGE-How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Your Kids?

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    Technology is a great learning tool for our kids but that doesn't mean they should have unlimited access to the TV or iPad. More>>

    Tahj Jones shot by another former LSU player

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    Former LSU linebacker Tahj Jones is recovering from surgery and remains in serious condition after being shot Friday night by another former LSU football player. More>>

    Library Bans at Shreve Memorial Video included

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    When we hear the words banned and library, we usually are thinking about banned books.  But what about banned patrons?  The Shreveport Library system has a list of banned patrons that is 26 pages long!  This More>>

    2014 Great American Cleanup Shreveport, holds a lesson for the city Video included

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    Crowds of environmental conscious people hit the nation's streets and roadways Saturday . It's all for the Great American Cleanup, and the Shreveport Green led efforts locally.  More>>

    Health fair warns Shreveporters about hep-c Video included

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    Shreveport's Hattie Perry Park was the site of a special event Saturday. It was meant to make you healthier. The group "Hit-s for Life" held a health fair highlighting the dangers of Hepatitis C. More>>

    A mother mourns, a toddler's death is never forgotten Video included

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    The loss of a child is something no parent can forget. The mother of toddler Rizcheir Muskelly, allegedly whipped to death by caretaker Tareika Wilson last year.... More>>

    Spring 2014 Makers Fair, a downtown Shreveport treat Video included

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    Saturday's great spring weather allowed crowds and crowds of people to enjoy the Texas Avenue Makers Fair. Hundreds walked up and down the avenue in the search of unique goods. They had a large choice! More>>

    Family pleads for missing memorial's return Video included

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    The roadside memorial marking Mikey Presley's accident site was stolen on what would have been his 39th birthday.
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    Pit bull fighting in the Bayou State Video included

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    Pit bull fighting is not a new issue, but it is a continuing problem that plagues rural areas including the ArkLaTex. More>>

    Federal government defers funding for LSU hospitals Video included

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    The federal government has temporarily deferred funding for medical services from University Health. More>>

    Lisa Westerfield wins $1,000 Video included

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    Our latest one class at a time winner comes to us from Evangel Christian Academy. More>>

    Sheriffs' group endorse Judge Crichton Video included

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    An update in the race for the District 2 justice's seat of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The Louisiana Sheriffs' and Deputies' Political Action.... More>>

    Easter at the Glen, kids celebrate with their elders Video included

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    Easter Sunday is a little more than a week away, but a group of local kids and seniors citizens celebrated Friday.  More>>

    Drug bust recovers six pounds of marijuana Video included

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    After a short vehicle pursuit and a foot chase, the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit has taken three suspected drug dealers off of our city streets.  More>>

    Neurosurgeon wins high-profile malpractice suit

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    KTBS 3 has learned of a decision on a high-profile trial involving Shreveport neurosurgeon, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan More>>

    Elected officials aim to help Safe House Video included

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    Yesterday's announcement shocked people from all across our area. Officials at providence say they'll have to close the doors to their safe house at the end of may. But city and state officials say they're More>>

    RRAD construction moving toward completion Video included

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    One of the largest construction projects in Bowie County, Texas is another step closer to completion.
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    Loyola hosts impressive alums

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    Today Loyola Seniors were given a taste of what awaits them in the "real world."  30 accomplished Alumni were on campus, presenting to students for Career Day.  Jesuit, St. Vincent's and Loyola College More>>

    Shreveport theft suspects arrested

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    Wanda Thomas, 45, and Carl Giounes, 51, have both been arrested and charged with felony theft of goods after they allegedly took hundreds of dollars worth of children's clothes from a Shreveport boutique. More>>

    Search for missing woman continues

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    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a local woman who has not been seen since mid-March. More>>

    Providence House to end vital domestic violence services Video included

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    Local victims of domestic violence will soon face even more challenges. Providence House announced Thursday that it will end its domestic violence program and safe house.
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    Local man receives big honor at "West Side Story" Video included

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    Famous American musical "West Side Story" is playing at the Strand Theater, but before the singing and dancing started, someone got a special surprise.  More>>

    Caddo revamps Principal Intern program Video included

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    Students are not the only ones learning in the classroom. The Caddo Parish School District has resurrected a program for a select group of educators on track to becoming principals. More>>

    Costly jailhouse calls, PSC and local phone company head to court over fees Video included

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    For months now, Louisiana's Public Service Commissioners have bickered over the cost prisoners pay to use a telephone and the companies that provide the phone services to them.  More>>

    La. House unanimously approves school zone safety bill

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    A bill that would ban drivers from using cell phones in school zones is one step closer to the Louisiana law books. House Bill 370 unanimously passed a House vote Wednesday. More>>

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      In the spirit of Easter, members of the KTBS 3 News team partnered with Loyola College Prep, Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus this morning.  We fanned out across the area, delivering Easter packages filled with food to those less fortunate this year.  Please join us in wishing everyone  Happy Easter!
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      It's a crime often committed behind closed doors, but Thursday former victims put domestic abuse out in the open.
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    • Texarkana area Wal-Mart stores reopen following bomb threat

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      Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning. 
    • "I'm Up!"

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    • 10 Things to Know for Friday

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    • Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

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      Friday, April 18 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:39:53 GMT
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      A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak.
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      With the NFL draft coming in early May, Thursday night we begin a series of conversations with a man who has written scouting reports for the league for more than four decades.
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