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    KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast Video included

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    Here's the KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast. More>>

    On Your Side On Call addresses phishing concerns

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    KTBS 3 and WESLA Federal Credit Union are On Your Side and On Call. More>>

    Memorial ceremony held for Cooper Tire worker

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    Worker's Memorial Day is held across the country each year on April 28th to honor and remember the men and women that left home to go to work and never made it home. 
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    College fair offers advice to local high school students

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    College recruiters from five states Monday will help parents help their teens navigate the bewildering array of decisions needed to choose a college.Schools ranging from LSUS to University of the Ozarks to UT Tyler will be on hand to answer admissions questions.The event will begin at 6:30 Monday, April 28, at First Presbyterian Church in Shreveport, 900 Jordan St.Organizers want to help high school students and their families decide between small and large campuses, get realistic assessments... More>>

    UPDATE: Pedestrian hit in front of local hospital Video included

    photo by: KTBS 3 News Elsa Gillis photo by: KTBS 3 News Elsa Gillis
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    A woman has potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Shreveport. More>>

    External cameras on school buses considered

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    We're all supposed to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off students but all to often this law and common courtesy is side stepped.  More>>

    Local group gives minority businesses upper hand

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    Business leaders gathered today to support the Minority Suppliers Institute Community Update. More>>

    Texarkana area hit by copper thieves

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    Over the last few weeks, the Texarkana, Tx Police Department responded to numerous reports of copper thefts.The suspect(s) in the thefts removed copper components from outside air conditioner units, and at times removed the entire units.The thefts occurred primarily at vacant businesses and homes.Citizens are encouraged to be mindful of vacant properties near their homes and report any suspicious vehicle or suspect information to the police department.Detective Lewis wants to provide citizens... More>>

    Security at the Barksdale Air Show Video included

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    About 85,000 people are expected to visit Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier this weekend for the Defenders of Liberty Air Show. As you can imagine, safety is a top priority. More>>

    Becoming an Air Force Pilot Video included

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    As we gear up for Barksdale's Defenders of Liberty Air Show you may wonder what it takes to become an air force pilot.  We take a look. More>>

    Not Waiting on Grigsby: City Council moves forward without Grigsby and Associates

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    It appears the City of Shreveport can move forward with the most pressing bond issues without Grigsby and Associates. Instead they are using in-house staff with the assistance of bond counsel which are made up of local attorneys.   More>>

    50 People Arrested on Drug Charges

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    Police arrested nearly 50 people on various drug distribution and possession charges.  More>>

    Rep. Roy Burrell confirms Shreveport mayoral run

    Rep. Roy Burrell, photo courtesy of Louisiana House of Representatives Rep. Roy Burrell, photo courtesy of Louisiana House of Representatives
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    Louisiana State Representative Roy A. Burrell confirmed with KTBS 3 News his plans to enter Shreveport's mayoral race.He says he first made the announcement Easter Sunday to his church family. Rep. Burrell is planning to make an official announcement mid-May. More>>

    New hope in combating migraines

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    Millions of Americans suffer from debilitating migraines, but new research presented this week is offering hope that a remedy might be around the corner. More>>

    Do you recognize this man?

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    Shreveport Police need your help identifying a man who used a credit card, thought to be stolen in a burglary at a south Shreveport home, to purchase items at a convenience store on Monkhouse earlier this month.  More>>

    Goodwill wants you to run and 'Ditch Your Duds' Video included

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    Goodwill Industries wants you to get fit - and donate by participating in the Ditch Your Duds 5K race this Saturday. More>>

    First class service to fly into Shreveport with Delta Video included

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    If you frequently fly out of Shreveport Regional Airport, a new service will be available next fall.  More>>

    Marshall's Wonderland of Lights in danger of going dark Video included

    The Harrison County Courthouse was lit up with thousands of light in November 2013. The Harrison County Courthouse was lit up with thousands of light in November 2013.
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    The future is looking dim for Marshall's annual Wonderland of Lights. More>>

    "PopUp" deadline is today! Video included

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    Calling all retail and restaurants- the deadline for the first-ever Downtown Pop UP Project is today at noon. More>>

    Jindal signs bill to tighten La. explosives rules

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    Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed to toughen state regulations and oversight of explosives licenses in Louisiana.
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    One injured when vehicle collision sparks fire

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     Two vehicles collide in Shreveport tonight, sparking a fire that sent one person to the hospital. More>>

    Pedestrian accidents on the rise in Shreveport Video included

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    Remember to look both ways before crossing the street-words we all remember hearing growing up. But officials say all to often that advice is forgotten when our children and teens take to the streets. More>>

    Overton Brooks cashing in on sun savings Video included

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    Contractors have been busy erecting car ports at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center since October of last year. Upon closer inspection, you will notice that solar panels make up the tops of these covered parking areas. More>>

    Celebrate Education activities continue for area students

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    The KTBS Summer Reading Festival welcomed hundreds of students from Bossier Schools today. More>>

    Two killed in Caddo Parish train accident Video included

    Two killed in train/truck crash on Stage Coach Rd.  (photo by Devon Patton, KTBS 3 News) Two killed in train/truck crash on Stage Coach Rd. (photo by Devon Patton, KTBS 3 News)
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    A husband and wife have been killed in a train accident in Caddo Parish.  They've been identified as Wilson Evans, 85, and Kathleen Evans, 79. More>>

    Arrest warrant obtained in Shreveport shooting that injured two

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    Police detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a local man in connection with a shooting that injured two men earlier this week. More>>

    CHRISTUS offers free skin cancer screenings Video included

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    Spring is heating up and that sun exposure is tough on the skin. More>>

    Roadwork scheduled in Texarkana to replace Highway 71 viaduct Video included

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    Construction is on schedule to replace a bridge in Texarkana, Arkansas. The U.S. Highway 71 bridge over Broad Street is a major route through the south side of the city. More>>

    Crimestoppers looking for an East Texas man Bobby Donell

    Bobby Choice, 54 Bobby Choice, 54
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    On April 19, 2014, Bobby Donell Choice, B/M, 05/24/1959 committed a theft from J.C. Penny.  More>>

    Linwood Public Charter announces expansion Video included

    photo by: KTBS 3 News Amy Vitrano photo by: KTBS 3 News Amy Vitrano
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    Kindergarten and first grade students will have another option for school starting in the fall. More>>

    Presidential Search Committees appointed for GSU & NSU

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    The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System launched two campus presidential searches with the appointment of search committees by Board Chair E. Gerald "T-Boy" Hebert and announcement of meeting dates.  More>>

    Barksdale B-52 with first CONECT upgrade returns

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    The first B-52H Stratofortress to receive the Combat Network Communications Technology, or CONECT, will return to Barksdale on Friday.  More>>

    Caddo Parish early voting continues

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    All registered voters are eligible to vote on one parishwide proposition from the Caddo Parish Commission. More>>

    Texarkana, AR police on the hunt for hit and run driver

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    The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is currently seeking information in reference to a hit and run pedestrian accident that occurred last Sunday morning. More>>

    Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo

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    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.  More>>

    FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

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    The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four decades.  More>>

    La. House says dogs in truck beds should be secure

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    Drivers would have to secure dogs riding in truck beds while on interstate highways, if the Senate agrees to a bill backed by the House.  More>>

    Happy 9th birthday to YouTube! Video included

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    "Alright, so here we are, in front of the elephants..."  And that's how the revolution began nine years ago today.
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    Water Main break causes delayed start at Queen City ISD

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    A water line break is too blame for a late start at Queen City, Texas ISD.
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    Cassidy: LA Senate race important to entire country Video included

    Congressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th District Congressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th District
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    There could be a shake up in who represents Louisiana in the US Senate, next year. Sixth Congressional District Representative Bill Cassidy plans to run for the first time. More>>

    Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

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    Authorities say unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane.
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    Street donation changes come to Shreveport Video included

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    Compromise was the word of the night-- as city officials worked with organizations on how to handle street donation solicitations. More>>

    Caddo schools announce "Re-imagine Our Schools" campaign Video included

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    The Caddo School District is working to transform some of its lowest achieving schools.  More>>

    Local Fliers in the Air Show Video included

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    If you are heading out to the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show you will be sure to catch a few local fliers in action.We met with two local aerobatic performers with very different styles. More>>

    Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants Video included

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    Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast. More>>

    Gold bars recovered from man's stomach Video included

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    When a team of Indian surgeons opened up the stomach of a patient complaining of abdominal pain, they had no idea they'd extract a fortune.
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    City's first public-use CNG fueling station opens in Shreveport Video included

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    Shreveport is priming the pumps for its newest compressed natural gas station. More>>

    Tax to fund Bossier Parish Library System up for renewal Video included

    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News) (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
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    The money to fund the Bossier Parish Library System will soon once again be in front of taxpayers in the voting booth. The 10-year library property tax is up for renewal in November. More>>

    Barksdale AFB Air Show forecast

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    Here's the forecast for this weekend's Barksdale Air Show. More>>

    TAPD K9 team wins top honors Video included

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    A Texarkana, Arkansas police K-9 team receives high honors.  More>>

    Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas Area

    WANTED: Jerry Holmes, 42 WANTED: Jerry Holmes, 42
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    The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.  More>>

    East Texas million dollar jackpot winner from Eldorado Casino

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    Shreveport, LA ----- Saturday, April 19, yet another casino guest from Texas won over $1 million playing Wheel of Fortune slots at Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport! Bruce W. from Gary, Texas, won $1,034,027 More>>

    Bond is fit to stand trial

    (Photo source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Dept.) (Photo source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Dept.)
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    Murder suspect Robert Bond will stand trial for this wife Annie Bond's murder.  More>>

    Rodessa man arrested for rape

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    Caddo Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Rodessa man for rape charges dating back to the 1990's, according to Sheriff Steve Prator. More>>

    Barksdale Air Show: Pilot Safety Video included

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    The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Airshow is this weekend and the safety of the pilots is a top priority. In case there’s an emergency, Barksdale is ready.  More>>

    EPA Celebrates Earth Day

    EPA Celebrates Earth Day

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    Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change DALLAS – (April 22, 2014) This Earth Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is empowering Americans across the country to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives. Across the country, EPA will be holding events to talk about common-sense action to reduce carbon pollution and promote a cleaner energy economy while ensuring that all Americans have the information they ... More>>

    Earth Day Fast Facts

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    Here's a look at what you need to know about Earth Day, which is celebrated every year by more than a billion people in 180 nations around the world.  More>>

    To tip or not to tip?

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    It's time now for a Tuesday tip -- about who we tip and who we don't.  A new article says that there's more to gratuity than many of us think, and takes a look at who you may have been forgetting.  Here's a look at the not-so-obvious workers who may deserve a few extra bucks. More>>

    Make way for changes in Caddo schools

    Dr. Lamar Goree Dr. Lamar Goree
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    Caddo Parish School Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree unveiled the "Reimagine Our Schools" Campaign Tuesday morning. More>>

    Murder victim remembered as accused killer heads to court

    Vigil for murder victim Annie Bond in Benton, LA. Vigil for murder victim Annie Bond in Benton, LA.
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    Family and friends are remembering murder victim Annie Bond this morning at a vigil in Benton. More>>

    Powdered alcohol approval was an error

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    Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon. 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>>

    ABC's Robin Roberts to get honorary degree

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    Southeastern Louisiana University will honor ABC's "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts with an honorary doctorate at its spring commencement on May 17. More>>

    Suspect sought in shooting that injured two

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    Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds following a shooting in west Shreveport Monday evening. More>>

    Robert Bond in court Tuesday, relatives schedule prayer vigil for Annie Bond Video included

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    Family and friends prepare to remember murder victim Ann Bond Tuesday morning before her husband and accused killer Robert Bond heads to court for a sanity hearing. More>>

    Louisiana moves closer to tougher abortion standards

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    The Louisiana House has agreed to require women seeking an abortion in the state to receive a pamphlet that describes possible psychological effects of the procedure, though studies disagree on those effects.The bill by Republican Rep. Barry Ivey, of Baton Rouge, also would mandate the women get information on the illegality of coerced abortions and services available to human trafficking victims.Clinics would have to provide the three brochures at the start of the state-mandated, 24-hour wai... More>>

    Providence House addresses confusion after program's closure Video included

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    Providence House will end their domestic violence program and safe house this summer, but the rest of the organization remains open.  More>>

    Caddo superintendent addresses Fair Park principal change Video included

    Caddo Superintendent Goree addresses concerned Fair Park High parents Caddo Superintendent Goree addresses concerned Fair Park High parents
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    Caddo Superintendent Dr. Theodis Lamar Goree spent about an hour taking questions at Fair Park High Monday evening, nearly all of which centered on the decision to replace Principal James Outley. More>>

    Worley Observatory celebrates 50th anniversary Video included

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    2014 marks a special anniversary for a special building in Caddo parish. It's a place that both youngsters and adults have enjoyed for decades. More>>

    Celebrate Education week kicks off

    Celebrate Education week kicks off Video included

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    The KTBS 3'S Summer Reading Festival and ArtBreak officially kicked off Monday. The reading festival challenges second graders to read during their summer break  "There is no where else in this region where you have that kind of media support to support literacy in this area as it concerns children," said Ivy Woodard-Latin, from Shreve Memorial Library.  More>>

    Suspect behind Walmart bomb threat arrested Video included

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    The man suspected of being responsible for a bomb threat, on Friday is behind bars after a group of his friends encouraged him to surrender to authorities. More>>

    BAFB reopens north gate, just in time for air show Video included

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    After months of being closed and causing some drivers headaches, Barksdale Air Force Base reopened its north gate this morning.  That particular gate is located on a busy Bossier City road.  More>>

    Jindal attends nursing home opening Video included

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    Gamble Guest Care cut the ribbon on a new $10 million nursing care center in Ruston Monday afternoon. More>>

    Shreveport home suffers heavy damage after fire

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    A Shreveport home is heavily damaged after a fire. More>>

    It's back to class for Woodlawn students after electricity restored

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    Classes will resume Tuesday at Woodlawn Leadership Academy in Shreveport. More>>

    Harvey Milk gets Post Office’s stamp of approval

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    The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a new stamp that honors gay rights activist Harvey Milk. More>>

    Crash victims identified Video included

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    UPDATE:  This afternoon, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's office released the following information -- the driver killed in Friday's crash is Willie Roy Jackson, 57, of Kaufman, TX.  His passenger, Lisa L. Mallard, 44, of Dallas was injured.
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    Ruston lawmaker's bill to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors advances Video included

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    Because there is no tobacco used, there is not a law in Louisiana that regulates the sale of electronic cigarettes. That means those under the age of 18 can legally buy the e-cigarettes. Five Louisiana law makers saw the need to change this.  More>>

    Shreveport's 3132 to reopen soon

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    Part of a major Shreveport thoroughfare should reopen at any time now after a major accident. More>>

    Shreveport man accused of molesting juveniles

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    Shreveport Police have charged a local man who they believe molested at least two little girls. More>>

    TSTC Marshall Ranks #1 in Developmental Graduation Rates

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    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has released the 2014 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac. The 2014 Almanac, available online, providesprovides higher education facts and performance data that allow users to compare Texas public higher education institutions. The data provides a snapshot of how Texas is doing educationally and highlights progress relative to the state’s higher education plan.Texas State Technical College Marshall holds the top spot in graduation rates for deve... More>>

    American wins men's event at Boston Marathon

    Meb Keflezighi, 38, wins men's event at Boston Marathon Meb Keflezighi, 38, wins men's event at Boston Marathon
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    Meb Keflezighi, 38, of the United States won the men's event at the 2014 Boston Marathon, the first American man to do so since 1983. His unofficial time is 2:08:37, according to the race's Facebook page. More>>

    UPDATE: Wreck scenes cleared

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    Bossier City police and fire personnel are on the scene of two separate crashes with injuries on I-20 westbound.  More>>

    Deadline nears to register for Arkansas primary

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    Monday marks the deadline for Arkansans to register to vote in next month's primary election. More>>

    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

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    South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed `unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster. More>>

    State cuts limit services for Caddo juveniles

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    Caddo Parish authorities say state cuts left a $2.9 million hole in the juvenile justice system. 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>>

    Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

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    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. More>>

    Abandoned house burns twice in one week

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    Shreveport fire fighters were called to the scene of a previous fire for a new blaze early Monday morning. More>>

    DOTD urges City to Open Cross Lake Dam's spillway Video included

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    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want the City of Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway but the city is refusing. More>>

    Shreveport's iconic civil rights moment remember, Little Union Church unveils historical marker Video included

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    If you were involved in the civil rights movement in Shreveport, most likely you visited Little Union Baptist Church. It was the thriving center of the movement and was where leaders met to discuss. More>>

    Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart Video included

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    The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise. More>>

    Holiday in Dixie ends today, attendance low overall Video included

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    If you've finished Easter celebrations, you might want to take the family to downtown Shreveport for some carnival fun. Sunday is the last day for Holiday in Dixie. More>>

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, boxer wrongly accused of murder, dies

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    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of a triple murder, has died in Toronto, according to Win Wahrer, the director of client services for the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted. More>>

    DA's office calls for death penalty in child murder case Video included

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    They're among our community's most vulnerable residents - children.  One local prosecutor says crimes against kids are on the rise. The district attorney's office will fight back with the strongest tool they have. 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>>

    Filipino teacher update Video included

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    Five years ago group of Filipino teachers were recruited from the Philippines with the promise of "teaching jobs" in the  U.S. And a better life.   Since that time.The educators have been working here More>>

    Search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa; three still missing

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    Search teams have recovered a 13th body on Mount Everest, a day after an avalanche swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. More>>

    Easter Celebrations, local churches hold egg hunts. Video included

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    As many of you know, Easter is Sunday, and churches around the area helped celebrate their most holy weekend with egg hunts Saturday. More>>

    2014 Maggie Lee Henson Celebration of Caring Video included

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    The 2014 Maggie Lee Henson Celebration of Caring wrapped up this afternoon. More>>

    Caddo taxpayers to get a small tax break, AAA rating is to thank Video included

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    Earlier this year Caddo Parish was awarded an AAA credit rating on general bonds from Standards and Poor's---that's above the federal government and the first for a government body in Louisiana.  More>>

    Haynesville residents escort fallen fireman home

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    Graveside services have been set for a Georgia firefighter killed while training for an Ironman event in New Orleans. More>>

    Louisiana Tech: Growing our Technology Economy Video included

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    Louisiana is growing its technology economy with companies like CSC setting up shop. However, it's a group effort to get big companies like that to move in. More>>

    TEAM COVERAGE: Gamble on the Red-20 Years Later Video included

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    On April 18, 1994, the local economy placed its bet on a new industry.  More>>

    Suspect identified in early morning Wal-Mart bomb threats 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>>

    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>>

    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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    Celebrate Education 2014

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

    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>>

    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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    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    Marshall murder suspect in 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>>

    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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    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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    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>>

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

    The Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers'Association in town

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    Angie's List: Home Improvement Project Advice Video included

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    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>>

    March 4 Meals

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    Caddo Council on Aging's annual March 4 Meals to bring awareness about Meals on Wheels and senior hunger.  More>>

    Ark-la-tex resident scammed by Home Warranty Company Video included

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    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>>

    Drug prices vary by store; be your own advocate Video included

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    "It's like somebody is literally arbitrarily going well let's charge $600 for this, let's charge $200 for this, like there is no rhyme or reason." More>>

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    • Overton Brooks cashing in on sun savings

      Overton Brooks cashing in on sun savings

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:58:01 GMT
      Contractors have been busy erecting car ports at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center since October of last year. Upon closer inspection, you will notice that solar panels make up the tops of these covered parking areas.
      Contractors have been busy erecting car ports at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center since October of last year. Upon closer inspection, you will notice that solar panels make up the tops of these covered parking areas.
    • Academic integrity in digital age

      Academic integrity in digital age

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:55:02 GMT
      With a rise in online classes, many educational institutions are asking the question, how can they maintain academic integrity in the digital age. More and more students are getting educated through online sources, to match courses to their busy schedules, avoid long commutes or to save money. "Well, people who are local to the Shreveport area, they have the option of coming in and actually taking the exam at an assigned time. They don't have to pay for the exam. Then I proctor it," said LSU-...
      With a rise in online classes, many educational institutions are asking the question, how can they maintain academic integrity in the digital age. More and more students are getting educated through online sources, to match courses to their busy schedules, avoid long commutes or to save money. "Well, people who are local to the Shreveport area, they have the option of coming in and actually taking the exam at an assigned time. They don't have to pay for the exam. Then I proctor it," said LSU-...
    • Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

      Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:42:18 GMT
      Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
      Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
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    • Texarkana area hit by copper thieves

      Texarkana area hit by copper thieves

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:11:38 GMT
      Over the last few weeks, the Texarkana, Tx Police Department responded to numerous reports of copper thefts.The suspect(s) in the thefts removed copper components from outside air conditioner units, and at times removed the entire units.The thefts occurred primarily at vacant businesses and homes.Citizens are encouraged to be mindful of vacant properties near their homes and report any suspicious vehicle or suspect information to the police department.Detective Lewis wants to provide citizens...
      Over the last few weeks, the Texarkana, Tx Police Department responded to numerous reports of copper thefts.The suspect(s) in the thefts removed copper components from outside air conditioner units, and at times removed the entire units.The thefts occurred primarily at vacant businesses and homes.Citizens are encouraged to be mindful of vacant properties near their homes and report any suspicious vehicle or suspect information to the police department.Detective Lewis wants to provide citizens...
    • Crimestoppers looking for an East Texas man Bobby Donell

      Crimestoppers looking for an East Texas man Bobby Donell

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:37:55 GMT
      Bobby Choice, 54Bobby Choice, 54
      On April 19, 2014, Bobby Donell Choice, B/M, 05/24/1959 committed a theft from J.C. Penny. 
      On April 19, 2014, Bobby Donell Choice, B/M, 05/24/1959 committed a theft from J.C. Penny. 
    • Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas Area

      Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas Area

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:00:14 GMT
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      The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. 
      The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. 
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    • Memorial ceremony held for Cooper Tire worker

      Memorial ceremony held for Cooper Tire worker

      Thursday, April 24 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:53:36 GMT
      In Memory of Ben ButlerIn Memory of Ben Butler
      Worker's Memorial Day is held across the country each year on April 28th to honor and remember the men and women that left home to go to work and never made it home. 
      Worker's Memorial Day is held across the country each year on April 28th to honor and remember the men and women that left home to go to work and never made it home. 
    • Texarkana area hit by copper thieves

      Texarkana area hit by copper thieves

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:11:38 GMT
      Over the last few weeks, the Texarkana, Tx Police Department responded to numerous reports of copper thefts.The suspect(s) in the thefts removed copper components from outside air conditioner units, and at times removed the entire units.The thefts occurred primarily at vacant businesses and homes.Citizens are encouraged to be mindful of vacant properties near their homes and report any suspicious vehicle or suspect information to the police department.Detective Lewis wants to provide citizens...
      Over the last few weeks, the Texarkana, Tx Police Department responded to numerous reports of copper thefts.The suspect(s) in the thefts removed copper components from outside air conditioner units, and at times removed the entire units.The thefts occurred primarily at vacant businesses and homes.Citizens are encouraged to be mindful of vacant properties near their homes and report any suspicious vehicle or suspect information to the police department.Detective Lewis wants to provide citizens...
    • Roadwork scheduled in Texarkana to replace Highway 71 viaduct

      Roadwork scheduled in Texarkana to replace Highway 71 viaduct

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:06:46 GMT
      Construction is on schedule to replace a bridge in Texarkana, Arkansas. The U.S. Highway 71 bridge over Broad Street is a major route through the south side of the city.
      Construction is on schedule to replace a bridge in Texarkana, Arkansas. The U.S. Highway 71 bridge over Broad Street is a major route through the south side of the city.
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    • External cameras on school buses considered

      External cameras on school buses considered

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:55:19 GMT
      We're all supposed to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off students but all to often this law and common courtesy is side stepped. 
      We're all supposed to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off students but all to often this law and common courtesy is side stepped. 
    • Hearing set in Arkansas voter ID lawsuit

      Hearing set in Arkansas voter ID lawsuit

      Thursday, April 24 2014 5:35 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:35:54 GMT
      An Arkansas judge has scheduled a hearing over a request to block the enforcement of the state's voter ID law in next month's primary.
      An Arkansas judge has scheduled a hearing over a request to block the enforcement of the state's voter ID law in next month's primary.
    • Caddo Parish early voting continues

      Caddo Parish early voting continues

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:31:25 GMT
      All registered voters are eligible to vote on one parishwide proposition from the Caddo Parish Commission.
      All registered voters are eligible to vote on one parishwide proposition from the Caddo Parish Commission.
    • ArkLaTex SlideshowsMore>>

    • ArkLaTex Adoptable Pets

      ArkLaTex Adoptable Pets

      Sunday, April 20 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:50:49 GMT
      There are lots of animals in the ArkLaTex who are looking for that perfect home.
      There are lots of animals in the ArkLaTex who are looking for that perfect home.
    • Easter Bunnies

      Easter Bunnies

      Saturday, April 19 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-04-19 10:26:06 GMT
      Thank you to all of our viewers who sent us pictures of your little Easter bunnies.
      Thank you to all of our viewers who sent us pictures of your little Easter bunnies.
    • Celebrate Education 2014

      Celebrate Education 2014

      Thursday, April 17 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:30:00 GMT
      Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
      CELEBRATE EDUCATION, and it begins next week at the Shreveport Convention Center.
    • Assignment EducationMore>>

    • Abbott: Pay teachers bonuses for high exam scores

      Abbott: Pay teachers bonuses for high exam scores

      Thursday, April 24 2014 5:49 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:49:28 GMT
      Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.
      Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams.
    • Celebrate Education activities continue for area students

      Celebrate Education activities continue for area students

      Celebrate Education activities continue for area students

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:46:10 GMT
      The KTBS Summer Reading Festival welcomed hundreds of students from Bossier Schools today.
      The KTBS Summer Reading Festival welcomed hundreds of students from Bossier Schools today.
    • Academic integrity in digital age

      Academic integrity in digital age

      Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:55:02 GMT
      With a rise in online classes, many educational institutions are asking the question, how can they maintain academic integrity in the digital age. More and more students are getting educated through online sources, to match courses to their busy schedules, avoid long commutes or to save money. "Well, people who are local to the Shreveport area, they have the option of coming in and actually taking the exam at an assigned time. They don't have to pay for the exam. Then I proctor it," said LSU-...
      With a rise in online classes, many educational institutions are asking the question, how can they maintain academic integrity in the digital age. More and more students are getting educated through online sources, to match courses to their busy schedules, avoid long commutes or to save money. "Well, people who are local to the Shreveport area, they have the option of coming in and actually taking the exam at an assigned time. They don't have to pay for the exam. Then I proctor it," said LSU-...
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    • On Your Side On Call addresses phishing concerns

      On Your Side On Call addresses phishing concerns

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      KTBS 3 and WESLA Federal Credit Union are On Your Side and On Call.
      KTBS 3 and WESLA Federal Credit Union are On Your Side and On Call.
    • Memorial ceremony held for Cooper Tire worker

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      Worker's Memorial Day is held across the country each year on April 28th to honor and remember the men and women that left home to go to work and never made it home. 
    • "I'm Up!"

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      Thursday, April 24 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:28:49 GMT
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      Wake up on the right side of the bed and shout "I'm Up!".
    • UPDATE: Pedestrian hit in front of local hospital

      UPDATE: Pedestrian hit in front of local hospital

      Thursday, April 24 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:11:46 GMT
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      A woman has potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Shreveport.
      A woman has potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Shreveport.
    • External cameras on school buses considered

      External cameras on school buses considered

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:55:19 GMT
      We're all supposed to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off students but all to often this law and common courtesy is side stepped. 
      We're all supposed to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off students but all to often this law and common courtesy is side stepped. 
    • Local group gives minority businesses upper hand

      Local group gives minority businesses upper hand

      Thursday, April 24 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:53:16 GMT
      Business leaders gathered today to support the Minority Suppliers Institute Community Update.
      Business leaders gathered today to support the Minority Suppliers Institute Community Update.
    • Corrections officer arrested

      Corrections officer arrested

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:09:36 GMT
      Officials say a Richland Parish corrections officer is facing charges following his arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with an inmate.
      Officials say a Richland Parish corrections officer is facing charges following his arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with an inmate.
    • Pastor killed

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      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:08:55 GMT
      The state Supreme Court has denied Woodrow Karey's appeal for a bond reduction.
      The state Supreme Court has denied Woodrow Karey's appeal for a bond reduction.
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