A Caddo Parish grand jury is investigating the actions of SFD leadership following this summer's scandal at Station 8. More>>
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>>
The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.
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>>
Some Webster Parish residents will still be 'cooking with gas.' More>>
Companies storing explosives at Camp Minden and any other similar sites will soon face tougher regulation. More>>
The suspect believed to have stolen a $75,000 car from a local dealership last week has been arrested in Texas. More>>
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>>
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>>
NEW INFORMATION on the child abuse case at Bellaire Learning Center in Bossier City. More>>
Two candidates running for sheriff of Little River County, Arkansas will be facing each other in court and at the polls.
A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston-area home. More>>
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>>
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>>
Sheriff Sexton just confirmed a tree cutting accident in the 800 block of Willis Field Road in Doyline. More>>
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>>
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>>
Seventeen bills were filed this legislative session to help regulate minimum wage in Louisiana. More>>
State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation. More>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
A three-person crew helps those last-minute tax filers through the mailing process, collecting and sorting envelopes into the appropriate baskets. More>>
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 took the time to spread some Easter cheer with their annual Easter Basket Giveaway. More>>
Two rival schools are putting aside their differences for a very special cause. More>>
The Bossier City Fire Department is putting one outgoing official's salary to other use. More>>
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>>
"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>>
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 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.
Texarkana, Texas authorities are investigating the death of a 27 year-old man. More>>
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>>
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>>
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.
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>>
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>>
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.
In just 10 days, students at Louisiana Tech will defend their world record in Shell's Eco-Marathon in Houston. More>>
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>>
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 on the House budget-writing committee are hearing spending requests from the general public after weeks of getting information from individual state agencies. More>>
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>>
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: More>>
President Barack Obama is observing the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a moment of silence at the White House. More>>
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.
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 More>>
One Shreveport resident was lucky to escape without injury after a tree fell on his house.
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>>
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>>
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>>
An accident Friday on Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, left a 36 year-old bicyclist dead and another in critical condition. More>>
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>>
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>>
New statistics for the Texarkana area show a slight drop in unemployment numbers.
UPDATE: Authorities in Panola County, Texas today located the Audi A7 that was stolen from Moffitt Audi on Friday.
An EF-0 tornado with 70-75 mph winds was confirmed near Pittsburg, Texas Sunday afternoon. More>>
A Freeze Warning is in effect for the I-30 corridor tonight. More>>
The future looks bright for the Women's Health Program at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, thanks to the local Disc Golf Union. More>>
Man killed in morning shooting in Harrison County More>>
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>>
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.
When buying a car –there are so many decisions to make. Size, color, cost, model, make, the list goes on. More>>
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>>
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>>
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: More>>
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>>
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>>
"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."
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>>
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>>
The body of a young female English bulldog was discovered along the New Hope Road on Sunday evening. More>>
After only 3 clues, the Holiday In Dixie Treasure has been found by one lucky KTBS 3 Treasure Hunter. More>>
An arrest has been made in the apartment shooting that claimed a man's life.
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
The roadside memorial marking Mikey Presley's accident site was stolen on what would have been his 39th birthday.
Pit bull fighting is not a new issue, but it is a continuing problem that plagues rural areas including the ArkLaTex. More>>
The federal government has temporarily deferred funding for medical services from University Health. More>>
Our latest one class at a time winner comes to us from Evangel Christian Academy. More>>
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 Sunday is a little more than a week away, but a group of local kids and seniors citizens celebrated Friday. More>>
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>>
KTBS 3 has learned of a decision on a high-profile trial involving Shreveport neurosurgeon, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan More>>
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>>
One of the largest construction projects in Bowie County, Texas is another step closer to completion.
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>>
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>>
The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a local woman who has not been seen since mid-March. More>>
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending April 5 increased from the previous week's total. More>>
Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say two bank tellers in Cut Off have been arrested after they allegedly admitted to stealing money from their employer More>>
Shreveport Police detectives need your help in locating a teenage girl who has apparently run away. On April 8, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 3900 block of Sumner Street More>>
Researchers in Michigan have reportedly released some eyeopening stats about spanking. They say 30% of 1-year-old U.S. children were spanked at least once in the past month by their mother, father or both parents.
Sheriff Steve Prator and Chief Willie Shaw are pleased to announce the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit has put three men accused of peddling illegal narcotics in Caddo Parish out of business. Based on More>>
Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year. More>>
Caddo Sheriff's detectives arrested a woman today, accused of cashing in stolen poker chips valued at $3,500. More>>
Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling for the resignation of one of his state's GOP congressmen who was videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife More>>
Last year was a landmark year for Louisiana's film production. Two films shot in Louisiana were nominated for the best picture including the winner, 12 Years a Slave. More>>
The first Texas Avenue Makers Fair of 2014 is planned for Saturday. More>>
Louisiana's only big cat refuge, Yogie and Friends want to build new houses for its animals but need your help. More>>
Convicted child killer Brian Horn will be formally sentenced to death at 9 a.m. May 28. More>>
Oscar Pistorius has resumed testifying at his murder trial under questioning from the chief prosecutor, who has accused the athlete of lying about how he fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. More>>
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: More>>
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.
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>>
The search for the remains of a New Boston, Texas woman who vanished more than 14 years ago has ended, but no skeletal remains have been found.
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>>
Tomorrow kicks off Holiday in Dixie here in Shreveport! It's a weekend filled with family fun and activities. And today Festival Plaza was bustling. Booths are being set up and rides tested before the More>>
Shreveport's growing but maybe not the way you think. The population remains a bit static but the city of shreveport is spreading out and growing geographically. Near the Provenance retail area on Southern More>>
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>>
Bossier City police have arrested two Bossier City teenagers for allegedly stealing a purse from a 93-year woman today who was injured as a result. More>>
Construction began in June 2012, and today, the $60 million Red River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bossier City is taking shape. More>>
Due to programmatic and financial constraints, the Providence House Board of Directors has concluded that Providence House can no longer manage the Domestic Violence Program and Safe House. More>>
A Shreveport woman was arrested for felony theft for allegedly stealing nearly $13,000 from her employer while working at a Youree Drive retail store. More>>
The Louisiana Sheriffs' and Deputies' Political Action Committee will conduct a press conference on Friday, April 11, 2014 to announce the official endorsement of Judge Scott Crichton for District 2, in More>>
Parkway High School's JROTC cyber team made the nation take notice when the six members of the LA-071 placed in the top one-percent in the CyberPatriot VI National Finals, held March 26-30 in National More>>
RUSTON, La. – Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from across the Louisiana Tech University campus were recognized Wednesday for their outstanding oral and poster presentations during the 2014 More>>
Phillip B. McHenry, 37, of Powhatan, was booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on April 10, 2014, for dog fighting, aggravated cruelty to animals, and two counts of contributing to the delinquency More>>
When the first French Quarter Festival launched in 1984, traditional jazz clarinetist Tim Laughlin recalls there was little interest and most of the streets in the 16-block area were largely empty. More>>
App helps dog and cat owners provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available. More>>
MAGNOLIA – A dedication ceremony for a garden in memory of the late Jay Adcox and Leonard Biddle at the Southern Arkansas University Aquatic Center is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The More>>
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is the part of the newest class of the LSU Alumni Association's Hall of Distinction. The Hall recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves and LSU through their careers, their personal and civic accomplishments, their volunteer activities and their loyalty to their alma mater. More>>
The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night, but there is a new millionaire. More>>
An Australian official says a search crew hunting for the missing Malaysian jet has located a new possible underwater signal. More>>
While online classes gain popularity, the Shreveport campus of Southern University takes it one step further. They offer complete degree programs on the computer. More>>
Representative Thomas Carmody's state symbol bill will be heard by a House committee Thursday morning. More>>
A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving time for murder has been executed in Texas for killing a local rancher in 1997. More>>
Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. looked on. More>>
A top-ranking staff member of a Louisiana congressman caught kissing a woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to videotape that exposed the dalliance. More>>
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>>
The Louisiana congressman caught kissing a staffer says he has no plans to resign. That's according to his chief of staff. More>>
Nearly a year after his termination, Shreveport Police Sgt. Matthew Prunty- twin brother of slain SPD officer Tim Prunty- has his job back.
And one Airline High student experienced homelessness as part of his project. More>>
A rash of vehicle burglaries has a quiet Caddo Parish community on alert. "We just love the atmosphere of the small town." More>>
Authorities say they have located the vehicle believed to be involved in a day care crash in Florida that injured 15 people, including a dozen children. More>>
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's latest memoir on the years she spent heading the State Department has an official release date - June 10, 2014. More>>
An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20. More>>
African-Americans and others are upset by the U.S. Army's new hairstyle rules. More>>
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. More>>
Wealthy donors now have more freedom to give big bucks to influence federal elections. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that limits on how much people can give candidates, committees, and political More>>
A 9-month-old Pakistani boy bawled as he was fingerprinted and booked in Lahore on an attempted murder charge after his family members allegedly threw bricks at police trying to collect an unpaid bill. More>>
Screams and gunshots first alerted Shreveport Police to one community late Monday night. Now, they are investigating the death of a woman. More>>
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal declared April 7-11 Work Zone Awareness Week across the state. DOTD says the awareness week reminds drives to use extra caution when driving through road construction zones. More>>
April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month and Monday afternoon the group Court Appointed Special Advocates met to commemorate these children with a Light of Hope ceremony. More>>
A 12-year-old student was reduced to tears after her teacher allegedly called the student an inappropriate name.
Como se dice estoy estudiando Espanola en ingles. How do you say I'm studying my Spanish in English? That is the goal of several educators in town for this weekend's event. More>>
Experts say some 43 million homeowners a year attempt a do-it-yourself project and an estimated one in five suffers an injury. In this Angie's List report we show you how to avoid a D-I-Y gone B-A-D. More>>
Caddo Council on Aging's annual March 4 Meals to bring awareness about Meals on Wheels and senior hunger. More>>
Buying and selling a home are no small tasks. And unfortunately, there are scammers out there looking to cash in on the often complicated process. More>>
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