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  • Civil War officer to receive Medal of Honor

    Civil War officer to receive Medal of Honor

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:27 AM EDT2014-09-15 09:27:01 GMT
     President Barack Obama is bestowing the nation's highest military honor on a Union Army officer who was killed more than 150 years ago during the Battle of Gettysburg.
     President Barack Obama is bestowing the nation's highest military honor on a Union Army officer who was killed more than 150 years ago during the Battle of Gettysburg.

  • Bossier City Police continue to search for missing teen

    Bossier City Police continue to search for missing teen

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-09-15 08:46:41 GMT
    The Bossier City Police Department continue their efforts to locate a missing teen and are asking for help from the public.
    The Bossier City Police Department continue their efforts to locate a missing teen and are asking for help from the public.
  • UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect reportedly shot by Shreveport Police officer

    UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect reportedly shot by Shreveport Police officer

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-09-15 08:46:17 GMT
    A suspect - and a Shreveport Police officer - are in the hospital this morning following an overnight shooting.
    A suspect - and a Shreveport Police officer - are in the hospital this morning following an overnight shooting.
  • Oklahoma drivers get toll bills from Texas

    Oklahoma drivers get toll bills from Texas

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:31:50 GMT

    Some Oklahoma drivers are getting toll bills for driving on Texas turnpikes without paying tolls -- in some case years ago.

     

    Some Oklahoma drivers are getting toll bills for driving on Texas turnpikes without paying tolls -- in some case years ago.

     

  • Traffic deaths up in Texas' oil boom counties

    Traffic deaths up in Texas' oil boom counties

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:28:49 GMT

    Vehicle crash deaths are significantly up in parts of Texas where oil and gas production is booming the most.

     

    Vehicle crash deaths are significantly up in parts of Texas where oil and gas production is booming the most.

     

  • New Orleans police arrest man in officer shooting

    New Orleans police arrest man in officer shooting

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:26:00 GMT

    New Orleans police have arrested a man they say was involved in the shooting of an officer early Sunday morning.

     

    New Orleans police have arrested a man they say was involved in the shooting of an officer early Sunday morning.

     

  • Court says debt collectors need Arkansas license

    Court says debt collectors need Arkansas license

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:22:42 GMT

    The Arkansas Supreme Court says debt collection agencies must have a license to operate in Arkansas in order to collect debts in the state

     

    The Arkansas Supreme Court says debt collection agencies must have a license to operate in Arkansas in order to collect debts in the state

     

  • UPDATE: Shooting suspect turns himself in to police

    UPDATE: Shooting suspect turns himself in to police

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:29:06 GMT
    Wiley College student Wesley Blackmon, 22, was fatally shot during an unsanctioned off-campus function on Friday night. 
    Wiley College student Wesley Blackmon, 22, was fatally shot during an unsanctioned off-campus function on Friday night. 
  • Lone Star tick posing health hazard in the Ark-La-Tex

    Lone Star tick posing health hazard in the Ark-La-Tex

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-09-14 12:41:01 GMT
    Source: lymedisease.orgSource: lymedisease.org
    There are some people who choose for health or personal values not to eat meat.
    There are some people who choose for health or personal values not to eat meat.
  • One dead in gas accident on offshore Louisiana platform

    One dead in gas accident on offshore Louisiana platform

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-09-14 11:38:21 GMT
    A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said.
    A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said.
  • SFD crews extinguish electrical fire at Mall St. Vincent

    SFD crews extinguish electrical fire at Mall St. Vincent

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:29 AM EDT2014-09-14 11:29:49 GMT
    Shreveport Fire Dept. crews worked quickly this morning to extinguish a blaze at a local mall.
    Shreveport Fire Dept. crews worked quickly this morning to extinguish a blaze at a local mall.
  • Ark. lawmakers say few audit woes lead to charges

    Ark. lawmakers say few audit woes lead to charges

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:56:28 GMT

    Arkansas lawmakers say they're frustrated that criminal charges are not being filed over millions of dollars in audit violations by agencies, cities and counties.

     

    Arkansas lawmakers say they're frustrated that criminal charges are not being filed over millions of dollars in audit violations by agencies, cities and counties.

     

  • Shrimpers back on the job without higher prices

    Shrimpers back on the job without higher prices

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:54:06 GMT

    Louisiana shrimpers are back on the water, and most of them returned after three days of what had been planned as a one-week strike for higher prices.

     

    Louisiana shrimpers are back on the water, and most of them returned after three days of what had been planned as a one-week strike for higher prices.

     

  • Texas teacher accused of sexually assaulting teen

    Texas teacher accused of sexually assaulting teen

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:47:39 GMT
     Police say a North Texas teacher arrested this week for sexually assaulting a teenager has told investigators he has HIV.
     Police say a North Texas teacher arrested this week for sexually assaulting a teenager has told investigators he has HIV.
  • Colo sign company buys La property for factory

    Colo sign company buys La property for factory

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:45:46 GMT
     A sign company based in Crested Butte, Colorado, is going to open its second factory in suburban New Orleans.
     A sign company based in Crested Butte, Colorado, is going to open its second factory in suburban New Orleans.

  • Trial set in Fort Smith Freedom of Info. case

    Trial set in Fort Smith Freedom of Info. case

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:38:51 GMT
     A one-day trial has been scheduled in a Freedom of Information Act complaint against Fort Smith's city clerk
     A one-day trial has been scheduled in a Freedom of Information Act complaint against Fort Smith's city clerk

  • "Wings Over Natchitoches" gives spectators a show

    "Wings Over Natchitoches" gives spectators a show

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:38:04 GMT
    The cloudy weather didn't keep planes on the ground in Natchitoches Saturday afternoon, as they took to the skies for the "Wings Over Natchitoches" aerobatic air show.
    The cloudy weather didn't keep planes on the ground in Natchitoches Saturday afternoon, as they took to the skies for the "Wings Over Natchitoches" aerobatic air show.
  • Jefferson schools: $4.6M tab to educate immigrants

    Jefferson schools: $4.6M tab to educate immigrants

    Saturday, September 13 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-09-14 02:58:00 GMT

    Louisiana Education Superintendent John White says Jefferson Parish expects to pay $4.6 million this school year to educate 533 immigrant children who entered the U.S. without an adult.

     

    Louisiana Education Superintendent John White says Jefferson Parish expects to pay $4.6 million this school year to educate 533 immigrant children who entered the U.S. without an adult.

     

  • Presidential finalists: ties to Northwestern State

    Presidential finalists: ties to Northwestern State

    Saturday, September 13 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-09-14 02:54:12 GMT

    Both finalists for president of Northwestern State University have ties to the 130-year-old school.

     

    Both finalists for president of Northwestern State University have ties to the 130-year-old school.

     

  • Two inmates wanted after escape in Lincoln Parish

    Two inmates wanted after escape in Lincoln Parish

    Saturday, September 13 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-09-14 02:16:57 GMT
    Two inmates fled from the grounds at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center around 6:00 Saturday evening. They are identified as Paul James Landry and Dennis James Harrell.
    Two inmates fled from the grounds at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center around 6:00 Saturday evening. They are identified as Paul James Landry and Dennis James Harrell.
  • State Fair of La. General Manager Arrested

    State Fair of La. General Manager Arrested

    Saturday, September 13 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-09-14 01:01:52 GMT
    The State Fair of Louisiana's president and general manager is facing a drug charge following an arrest early Saturday morning.
    The State Fair of Louisiana's president and general manager is facing a drug charge following an arrest early Saturday morning.
  • Texarkana Regional Airport to undergo major renovations

    Texarkana Regional Airport to undergo major renovations

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-09-14 00:20:33 GMT
    Texarkana Regional Airport will soon be undergoing major renovations to allow an airline to keep operating. Officials say the airport is vital to the Texarkana region's growth and ability to compete.
    Texarkana Regional Airport will soon be undergoing major renovations to allow an airline to keep operating. Officials say the airport is vital to the Texarkana region's growth and ability to compete.
  • More than 100 animals seized from Texas property

    More than 100 animals seized from Texas property

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-09-13 12:21:11 GMT
    The Galveston County Sheriff's office and the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have seized more than 100 animals from a residence in Santa Fe, about 30 miles southeast of Houston. The Daily News reports authorities responded Friday to a call from a neighbor complaining about the condition of the six-acre property. Among the animals seized were six giant tortoises, more than 70 Irish wolfhounds, macaws and snakes. Sheriff Henry Trochesset says investigators are question...
    The Galveston County Sheriff's office and the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have seized more than 100 animals from a residence in Santa Fe, about 30 miles southeast of Houston. The Daily News reports authorities responded Friday to a call from a neighbor complaining about the condition of the six-acre property. Among the animals seized were six giant tortoises, more than 70 Irish wolfhounds, macaws and snakes. Sheriff Henry Trochesset says investigators are question...
  • Merger to create new agricultural dept. at LSU

    Merger to create new agricultural dept. at LSU

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-09-13 12:19:19 GMT
    The LSU Board of Supervisors has authorized creation of the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education and Evaluation. The vote came at Friday's board meeting in Baton Rouge. The new unit will merge the LSU AgCenter's Organization Development and Evaluation office with the College of Agriculture's agricultural and extension education program. An agriculture and leadership organization for high school students -- Louisiana FFA -- will also be part of the new department. In a news relea...
    The LSU Board of Supervisors has authorized creation of the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education and Evaluation. The vote came at Friday's board meeting in Baton Rouge. The new unit will merge the LSU AgCenter's Organization Development and Evaluation office with the College of Agriculture's agricultural and extension education program. An agriculture and leadership organization for high school students -- Louisiana FFA -- will also be part of the new department. In a news relea...
  • DEQ objects to proposed CO2 rules

    DEQ objects to proposed CO2 rules

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-09-13 12:16:31 GMT
    Louisiana's Department of Environmental Quality has released a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, raising objections to EPA's proposed rules to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. The letter from DEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch was released Friday. It says EPA is exceeding its authority with the rules and that it made errors and omissions in the data used to calculate Louisiana's carbon emission reduction goals. The EPA rules announced in June set a goal of cutting carbon dioxide...
    Louisiana's Department of Environmental Quality has released a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, raising objections to EPA's proposed rules to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. The letter from DEQ Secretary Peggy Hatch was released Friday. It says EPA is exceeding its authority with the rules and that it made errors and omissions in the data used to calculate Louisiana's carbon emission reduction goals. The EPA rules announced in June set a goal of cutting carbon dioxide...
  • State Police: One trooper dead in Pennsylvania police barracks shooting

    State Police: One trooper dead in Pennsylvania police barracks shooting

    Saturday, September 13 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-09-13 11:49:03 GMT
    State police say one trooper is dead and another is injured after a shooting at a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. 
    State police say one trooper is dead and another is injured after a shooting at a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. 
  • Officials: Veteran suffering from PTSD struck, killed by car on ETX highway

    Officials: Veteran suffering from PTSD struck, killed by car on ETX highway

    Saturday, September 13 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-09-13 11:06:27 GMT
    (Photo source: KYTX CBS 19)(Photo source: KYTX CBS 19)
    The Gregg County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man struck by a vehicle in Lakeport late Friday.
    The Gregg County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man struck by a vehicle in Lakeport late Friday.
  • Fighting School Violence

    Fighting School Violence

    Monday, September 8 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-09-08 18:14:17 GMT
    Friday, September 12 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:33:54 GMT
    Although school violence at any level is unacceptable, school leaders say schools are not more dangerous now than they where a decade Ago.One recent tragedy of an in school homicide has put a spotlight on violent behavior in students to the public's attention.
    Although school violence at any level is unacceptable, school leaders say schools are not more dangerous now than they where a decade Ago.One recent tragedy of an in school homicide has put a spotlight on violent behavior in students to the public's attention.
  • Justin Bloxom remembered tonight at North DeSoto game

    Justin Bloxom remembered tonight at North DeSoto game

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:27:14 GMT
    There was a special honor at an area high school football game in memory of a young murder victim tonight.
    There was a special honor at an area high school football game in memory of a young murder victim tonight.

  • Extradition of Shreveport murder suspect from Mexico will take some work

    Extradition of Shreveport murder suspect from Mexico will take some work

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-09-13 01:08:20 GMT
    Mark Colby, 58Mark Colby, 58
    A Shreveport man wanted for the Wednesday murder of his girlfriend was arrested by Mexican authorities. A Caddo judge signed an arrest warrant for Mark Colby, 58, Thursday evening, charging him with the second degree murder of his girlfriend, Angela Godley, 53.
    A Shreveport man wanted for the Wednesday murder of his girlfriend was arrested by Mexican authorities. A Caddo judge signed an arrest warrant for Mark Colby, 58, Thursday evening, charging him with the second degree murder of his girlfriend, Angela Godley, 53.
  • Local school officials learn to combat enterovirus D68

    Local school officials learn to combat enterovirus D68

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:07:53 GMT
    On Friday morning health professionals from local schools, CHRISTUS and the CDC met to learn how to combat enterovirus EV-D68.It's the illness that has sent dozens of children to the hospital this month in at least six confirmed states by the Centers for Disease Control.
    On Friday morning health professionals from local schools, CHRISTUS and the CDC met to learn how to combat enterovirus EV-D68.It's the illness that has sent dozens of children to the hospital this month in at least six confirmed states by the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Interim member chosen for vacant seat on Caddo School Board

    Interim member chosen for vacant seat on Caddo School Board

    Friday, September 12 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-09-12 22:14:32 GMT
    Dorothy Nell Warren Fisher is sworn in as interim Caddo Parish School Board member.Dorothy Nell Warren Fisher is sworn in as interim Caddo Parish School Board member.
    Caddo School Board members have chosen an interim member to fill the seat left vacant following the death of Lillian Priest of district seven.The board just wrapped up interviews with the seven candidates and they selected Dorothy Nell Warren Fisher.
    Caddo School Board members have chosen an interim member to fill the seat left vacant following the death of Lillian Priest of district seven.The board just wrapped up interviews with the seven candidates and they selected Dorothy Nell Warren Fisher.
  • Suspect jailed in connection to multiple vehicle burglaries in Shreveport

    Suspect jailed in connection to multiple vehicle burglaries in Shreveport

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-09-12 21:35:26 GMT
    Nicholas Jackson, 17 / photo courtesy SPDNicholas Jackson, 17 / photo courtesy SPD
    A local teenager suspected in a trio of vehicle burglaries this summer in west Shreveport is now in police custody and charged with the crimes.
    A local teenager suspected in a trio of vehicle burglaries this summer in west Shreveport is now in police custody and charged with the crimes.
  • Arrest warrant issued for shooting suspect in Shreveport

    Arrest warrant issued for shooting suspect in Shreveport

    Friday, September 12 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-09-12 20:31:07 GMT
    Tiawain Davis, 24 / photo courtesy SPDTiawain Davis, 24 / photo courtesy SPD
    A suspect is wanted by police following a warrant being issued for his arrest in connection to a shooting that injured a Shreveport man earlier this week.Back on Sunday, police responded to the 6700 block of Rasberry Lane relative to a shooting. 
    A suspect is wanted by police following a warrant being issued for his arrest in connection to a shooting that injured a Shreveport man earlier this week.Back on Sunday, police responded to the 6700 block of Rasberry Lane relative to a shooting. 
  • NPSO detectives arrest Natchitoches man in connection with death of 14-week-old daughter

    NPSO detectives arrest Natchitoches man in connection with death of 14-week-old daughter

    Friday, September 12 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-09-12 19:51:35 GMT
    Matthew McLaughlin, 25 / photo courtesy of NPSOMatthew McLaughlin, 25 / photo courtesy of NPSO
    Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Detectives working in conjunction with La. Department of Children and Family Services, Natchitoches Parish Coroner's Office and Natchitoches Parish District Attorney's Office have arrested a Natchitoches man in connection with the death of his 14 month old daughter according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.
    Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Detectives working in conjunction with La. Department of Children and Family Services, Natchitoches Parish Coroner's Office and Natchitoches Parish District Attorney's Office have arrested a Natchitoches man in connection with the death of his 14 month old daughter according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.
  • Landers Battle on the Border is all set for Friday & Saturday in Shreveport

    Landers Battle on the Border is all set for Friday & Saturday in Shreveport

    Friday, September 12 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-09-12 19:06:12 GMT
    Brace yourselves for The Landers Battle on the Border. This weekend's high school football showcase will highlight some of the top programs and players in the south. The twelve team, two day format will take place at Independence Stadium in Shreveport on September 12th and 13th.
    Brace yourselves for The Landers Battle on the Border. This weekend's high school football showcase will highlight some of the top programs and players in the south. The twelve team, two day format will take place at Independence Stadium in Shreveport on September 12th and 13th.
  • Suspect in East Shreveport homicide arrested in Mexico

    Suspect in East Shreveport homicide arrested in Mexico

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:53:31 GMT
    Murder suspect Mark ColbyMurder suspect Mark Colby
    Federal investigators have joined the search for Shreveport murder suspect Mark Colby, believing the 58-year-old to have fled the area.
    Federal investigators have joined the search for Shreveport murder suspect Mark Colby, believing the 58-year-old to have fled the area.
  • 3 Shreveport city council districts have same needs

    3 Shreveport city council districts have same needs

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:09:01 GMT
    Election season is upon us. Big races across the city of Shreveport include mayor, city council and school board -- all offices that can have daily, direct impact on neighborhoods and people's lives. 
    Election season is upon us. Big races across the city of Shreveport include mayor, city council and school board -- all offices that can have daily, direct impact on neighborhoods and people's lives. 
  • Shreveport city employee retirement fund struggling

    Shreveport city employee retirement fund struggling

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:15:41 GMT
    Imagine going to your boss and asking for a raise and instead of getting that raise they say they actually have to cut more from your paycheck. 
    Imagine going to your boss and asking for a raise and instead of getting that raise they say they actually have to cut more from your paycheck. 
  • EPA to get involved with Shreveport landfill fire situation

    EPA to get involved with Shreveport landfill fire situation

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:01:07 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency agrees to help out with the a city landfill issue. Harrelson Landfill has been a thorn in the side of North Shreveport residents who say they're fed up with the smoke. 
    The Environmental Protection Agency agrees to help out with the a city landfill issue. Harrelson Landfill has been a thorn in the side of North Shreveport residents who say they're fed up with the smoke. 
  • LSU hospital manager tells board invoices paid

    LSU hospital manager tells board invoices paid

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-09-12 09:53:15 GMT
    The manager of LSU's hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe says it has paid outstanding debts to the university system and is working out the final details of its contract.
    The manager of LSU's hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe says it has paid outstanding debts to the university system and is working out the final details of its contract.
  • Oscar Pistorius: Guilty of negligent killing, one gun charge

    Oscar Pistorius: Guilty of negligent killing, one gun charge

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:42 AM EDT2014-09-12 09:42:11 GMT
    A judge found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally -- but unlawfully -- killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.
    A judge found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, the South African term for unintentionally -- but unlawfully -- killing a person. It's akin to negligent killing.
  • Shooting down of MH17 'most likely' scenario

    Shooting down of MH17 'most likely' scenario

    Friday, September 12 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-09-12 09:33:27 GMT
    The chief Dutch prosecutor overseeing the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says that the plane being shot down from the ground is the "most likely" scenario being probed by dozens of investigators.
    The chief Dutch prosecutor overseeing the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says that the plane being shot down from the ground is the "most likely" scenario being probed by dozens of investigators.
  • C-USA may have new contender; LA Tech rips N. Texas

    C-USA may have new contender; LA Tech rips N. Texas

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-09-12 04:08:58 GMT
    Louisiana Tech began conference play Thursday night hoping to build off last Saturday's big win at ULL, but the short week had the Bulldogs playing at North Texas Thursday night.
    Louisiana Tech began conference play Thursday night hoping to build off last Saturday's big win at ULL, but the short week had the Bulldogs playing at North Texas Thursday night.
  • Calvary rolls again; steamrolls Midland Christian

    Calvary rolls again; steamrolls Midland Christian

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:58:03 GMT
    Turning to high school football.. Calvary continues it "take on all comers" non district schedule Thursday night, against four time Texas state champion Midland Christian which brings a 27-game wining streak to town.
    Turning to high school football.. Calvary continues it "take on all comers" non district schedule Thursday night, against four time Texas state champion Midland Christian which brings a 27-game wining streak to town.
  • Head-on crash injures two in Caddo Parish

    Head-on crash injures two in Caddo Parish

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:25:22 GMT
    Two people are injured after a serious crash in north Caddo Parish along Highway 1 in Rodessa.
    Two people are injured after a serious crash in north Caddo Parish along Highway 1 in Rodessa.
  • EPA agrees to play active role in Harrelson Landfill order

    EPA agrees to play active role in Harrelson Landfill order

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:16:09 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to help facilitate the effective closure of a private landfill that has long been a source of complaints by Shreveport residents concerned about the smoke and fumes spewed by the underground fires that have burned at the site for years.
    The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to help facilitate the effective closure of a private landfill that has long been a source of complaints by Shreveport residents concerned about the smoke and fumes spewed by the underground fires that have burned at the site for years.
  • Tech ready to open C-USA play at N. Texas

    Tech ready to open C-USA play at N. Texas

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:36:39 GMT
    There is no rest for the weary. That phrase strikes close to the heart for Louisiana Tech this week as the Bulldogs prepare to play their third road game in 13 days as LA Tech opens Conference USA play at North Texas.
    There is no rest for the weary. That phrase strikes close to the heart for Louisiana Tech this week as the Bulldogs prepare to play their third road game in 13 days as LA Tech opens Conference USA play at North Texas.
  • Shreveport police cars sit outside home, business of murdered woman

    Shreveport police cars sit outside home, business of murdered woman

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:18:57 GMT
    The investigation into a Shreveport homicide discovered yesterday afternoon continues Thursday with no suspects named. However, the police do look for one man for information.
    The investigation into a Shreveport homicide discovered yesterday afternoon continues Thursday with no suspects named. However, the police do look for one man for information.
  • KTBS 3 Vault Remembering 9/11

    KTBS 3 Vault Remembering 9/11

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:47:45 GMT
    © The flags nearly represent every life lost on 9/11© The flags nearly represent every life lost on 9/11
    13 years a go from our KTBS 3 Video Vault: Sherri Talley at BAFB with President Bush .A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania.In some cases, they are tales of ordinary people caught in extraordinary circumstances -- people who became symbols of comfort and hope for a grieving nation.
    13 years a go from our KTBS 3 Video Vault: Sherri Talley at BAFB with President Bush .A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania.In some cases, they are tales of ordinary people caught in extraordinary circumstances -- people who became symbols of comfort and hope for a grieving nation.
  • UPDATE: Bones found on Red River sandbar are human

    UPDATE: Bones found on Red River sandbar are human

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:24:09 GMT
    Bones found on a sandbar in the Red River are human, according to Caddo Parish Coroner Dr. Todd Thoma.An "intact female adult skeleton," including a skull, have been located, but it's too early to provide further information, he said.
    Bones found on a sandbar in the Red River are human, according to Caddo Parish Coroner Dr. Todd Thoma.An "intact female adult skeleton," including a skull, have been located, but it's too early to provide further information, he said.
  • Louisiana Tech welcomes largest freshman class since new admission standards put in place

    Louisiana Tech welcomes largest freshman class since new admission standards put in place

    Thursday, September 11 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-09-11 18:55:30 GMT
    More than 1,200 students were estimated to attend Louisiana Tech's Freshman Convocation on September 3, 2014. They did not all fit in Howard Auditorium. A couple hundred had to watch via a video feed in the Student Union.More than 1,200 students were estimated to attend Louisiana Tech's Freshman Convocation on September 3, 2014. They did not all fit in Howard Auditorium. A couple hundred had to watch via a video feed in the Student Union.

    “We really won't know until the 9th class day, but we expect about a 15 percent increase in the size of our freshman class,” said Dr. James King, vice president of the University.

    “We really won't know until the 9th class day, but we expect about a 15 percent increase in the size of our freshman class,” said Dr. James King, vice president of the University.

  • Texarkana College evacuated after bomb threat, will re-open at 2:00pm

    Texarkana College evacuated after bomb threat, will re-open at 2:00pm

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:46:23 GMT
    The main campus of Texarkana College was evacuated Thursday because of a bomb threat.They plan to reopen the campus at 2:00pm. 
    The main campus of Texarkana College was evacuated Thursday because of a bomb threat.They plan to reopen the campus at 2:00pm. 
  • Sports Director Paul Crane sounds off on the NFL's discipline of Ray Rice

    Sports Director Paul Crane sounds off on the NFL's discipline of Ray Rice

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:48:53 GMT
    Ray RiceRay Rice
    KTBS 3 Sports Director is calling into question the NFL's decision-making process following the release of the controversial video of Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.Crane relates the past actions taken against the New Orleans Saints to the highly criticized handling of Rice's situation in this “Just My Opinion” editorial.
    KTBS 3 Sports Director is calling into question the NFL's decision-making process following the release of the controversial video of Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.Crane relates the past actions taken against the New Orleans Saints to the highly criticized handling of Rice's situation in this “Just My Opinion” editorial.
  • Update: Woman found shot to death in Shreveport's Shreve Island neighborhood Identified

    Update: Woman found shot to death in Shreveport's Shreve Island neighborhood Identified

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:36:14 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    Shreveport Police are on the scene of a homicide right now. The scene is the 1900 block of Bayou, at the corner of Bayou and Bermuda.
    Shreveport Police are on the scene of a homicide right now. The scene is the 1900 block of Bayou, at the corner of Bayou and Bermuda.
  • BAFB holds reveille to remember 9/11

    BAFB holds reveille to remember 9/11

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:32:52 GMT
    It's been 13 years since the worst terrorist attack on US soil. September 11, 2001 is a day that most Americans remember vividly.
    It's been 13 years since the worst terrorist attack on US soil. September 11, 2001 is a day that most Americans remember vividly.
  • Bob Griffin: Jerry Pierce

    Bob Griffin: Jerry Pierce

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-09-11 12:26:14 GMT
    He's a renowned humorist, author and today, in his 70's, he's still going strong and living the good life.
    He's a renowned humorist, author and today, in his 70's, he's still going strong and living the good life.
  • Early Morning Downtown Fires Keep SFD Busy

    Early Morning Downtown Fires Keep SFD Busy

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:30 AM EDT2014-09-11 10:30:40 GMT
    Two early morning fires involving a vacant residential home and a vacant business have kept several fire companies busy this morning in downtown Shreveport.
    Two early morning fires involving a vacant residential home and a vacant business have kept several fire companies busy this morning in downtown Shreveport.
  • LSU board to discuss dispute with hospital manager

    LSU board to discuss dispute with hospital manager

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-09-11 10:00:45 GMT
    An ongoing financial disagreement between LSU and the manager of its Shreveport and Monroe hospitals will be talked about by the university system's governing board.
    An ongoing financial disagreement between LSU and the manager of its Shreveport and Monroe hospitals will be talked about by the university system's governing board.
  • Former speaker Hastert marks Flight 93 anniversary

    Former speaker Hastert marks Flight 93 anniversary

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-09-11 09:53:25 GMT
    The 40 passengers and crew who died when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are to be honored in a new way during the 13th anniversary ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial.
    The 40 passengers and crew who died when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are to be honored in a new way during the 13th anniversary ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial.
  • Changes surround 9/11 anniversary commemoration

    Changes surround 9/11 anniversary commemoration

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:47 AM EDT2014-09-11 09:47:51 GMT
    The annual Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony has changed little over the years. But so much around it has.
    The annual Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony has changed little over the years. But so much around it has.
  • Pistorius arrives in court ahead of verdict

    Pistorius arrives in court ahead of verdict

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:41 AM EDT2014-09-11 09:41:32 GMT
    Oscar Pistorius has arrived in a South African courtroom ahead of the verdict in the murder trial of the double-amputee athlete.
    Oscar Pistorius has arrived in a South African courtroom ahead of the verdict in the murder trial of the double-amputee athlete.
  • Local hospital systems shell out for multi-million dollar construction projects

    Local hospital systems shell out for multi-million dollar construction projects

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:23:36 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:22:04 GMT
    The face of health care in Shreveport - Bossier City is literally changing before our eyes. The three major hospital systems are each working on multi-million dollar construction projects to expand and revamp services.
    The face of health care in Shreveport - Bossier City is literally changing before our eyes. The three major hospital systems are each working on multi-million dollar construction projects to expand and revamp services.
  • Spotlight on Parkway vs Marshall Saturday

    Spotlight on Parkway vs Marshall Saturday

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:18:20 GMT
    The Landers Dodge Battle on the Border begins Friday night at Independence Stadium and tonight we shine our spotlight on one of the Saturday games; the rematch between Parkway and Marshall. 
    The Landers Dodge Battle on the Border begins Friday night at Independence Stadium and tonight we shine our spotlight on one of the Saturday games; the rematch between Parkway and Marshall. 
  • FAA allows drone to search for missing Texas woman

    FAA allows drone to search for missing Texas woman

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:15:20 GMT
     Federal authorities have authorized the use of a drone to search for a North Texas woman who disappeared more than a week ago.
     Federal authorities have authorized the use of a drone to search for a North Texas woman who disappeared more than a week ago.

  • Man shot inside Little Rock restaurant

    Man shot inside Little Rock restaurant

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:10:47 GMT
    Police in Little Rock are searching for two gunmen who shot a man inside a southwest Little Rock restaurant. Police Lt. Steve Thomas told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that two men entered the KFC

     

  • Just a few of the many 9/11 events planned locally for Thursday

    Just a few of the many 9/11 events planned locally for Thursday

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:06:15 GMT
    9/11 REMEMBRANCE REVIELLE AND MEDAL PRESENTATIONSTeam Barksdale will participate in Reveille at 7 a.m. Thursday as part of a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Team Barksdale senior non-commissioned officers will be in formation and salute as the flag is raised at half-staff. Following the flag raising ceremony Col. Kristin Goodwin, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, will provide remarks and present Senior Airman TJ Brantley from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight will with the...
    9/11 REMEMBRANCE REVIELLE AND MEDAL PRESENTATIONSTeam Barksdale will participate in Reveille at 7 a.m. Thursday as part of a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Team Barksdale senior non-commissioned officers will be in formation and salute as the flag is raised at half-staff. Following the flag raising ceremony Col. Kristin Goodwin, 2nd Bomb Wing commander, will provide remarks and present Senior Airman TJ Brantley from the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight will with the...
  • Southern hospitality; Demons not expecting any Saturday

    Southern hospitality; Demons not expecting any Saturday

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:09:48 GMT
    The Demons of Northwestern State are working to pick themselves up from Saturday night's loss at now-8th-ranked Baylor as they'll pick on somebody their own size this week when they go to Southern.
    The Demons of Northwestern State are working to pick themselves up from Saturday night's loss at now-8th-ranked Baylor as they'll pick on somebody their own size this week when they go to Southern.
  • Angie's List- New survey sounds alarm on subpar service

    Angie's List- New survey sounds alarm on subpar service

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-09-10 17:22:09 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-09-10 17:22:09 GMT
    “In a recent Harris poll, we found that 50 percent of homeowners that have recently hired a contractor were not happy or had problems,” said Angie Hicks of Angie's List. 
    “In a recent Harris poll, we found that 50 percent of homeowners that have recently hired a contractor were not happy or had problems,” said Angie Hicks of Angie's List. 
  • Search is on for missing Natchitoches Parish man

    Search is on for missing Natchitoches Parish man

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-09-11 00:50:37 GMT
    Tony Wallace, 73 / photo courtesy NPSOTony Wallace, 73 / photo courtesy NPSO
    Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies are seeking the public's help in their search for a missing man.
    Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies are seeking the public's help in their search for a missing man.
  • Local officials, advocates vow to wipe out veteran homelessness by end of 2015

    Local officials, advocates vow to wipe out veteran homelessness by end of 2015

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-09-11 00:48:17 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    "It starts with veterans, but it goes on to family, it goes on to all of the other groups and segments and populations that need to be targeted."
    "It starts with veterans, but it goes on to family, it goes on to all of the other groups and segments and populations that need to be targeted."
  • Doctor reports rise in severe cases of enterovirus in Arklatex

    Doctor reports rise in severe cases of enterovirus in Arklatex

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:18:04 GMT
    There's a new health alert causing concern for parents across the nation.An uncommon strain of enterovirus known as D68 is infecting children in more than ten states, mostly in the midwest and southeast.
    There's a new health alert causing concern for parents across the nation.An uncommon strain of enterovirus known as D68 is infecting children in more than ten states, mostly in the midwest and southeast.
  • Haughton man arrested for road rage incident involving gunfire

    Haughton man arrested for road rage incident involving gunfire

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:32:50 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:35:05 GMT
    Matthew Sean Robers, 29 (source: Bossier City Police Department)Matthew Sean Robers, 29 (source: Bossier City Police Department)
    A Haughton man was arrested for allegedly firing a gunshot at another vehicle during an apparent case of road rage.
    A Haughton man was arrested for allegedly firing a gunshot at another vehicle during an apparent case of road rage.
  • Gators cause problem to Arkansas sewer levee

    Gators cause problem to Arkansas sewer levee

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-09-10 21:35:04 GMT
    A Southwest Arkansas city is experiencing some gator trouble.Alligators are causing sewer pond levees to erode in Garland City.
    A Southwest Arkansas city is experiencing some gator trouble.Alligators are causing sewer pond levees to erode in Garland City.
  • Dr. Tim Hart as 2014 Samaritan of the Year

    Dr. Tim Hart as 2014 Samaritan of the Year

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-09-10 19:25:17 GMT
    Dr. Tim Hart as 2014 Samaritans of the YearDr. Tim Hart as 2014 Samaritans of the Year
    The Samaritan Counseling Center announces Dr. Tim Hart as recipient of the 2014 Samaritan of the Year award. Dr. Hart has served the community in countless ways over the past years and continues to provide strong leadership in various volunteer opportunities.
    The Samaritan Counseling Center announces Dr. Tim Hart as recipient of the 2014 Samaritan of the Year award. Dr. Hart has served the community in countless ways over the past years and continues to provide strong leadership in various volunteer opportunities.
  • TASD Safe Room Grand Opening

    TASD Safe Room Grand Opening

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:58:57 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:58:58 GMT
    On Monday, September 15, at 1:00 p.m., the Texarkana Arkansas School District will hold grand openings for safe rooms located on the Union and Trice campuses. 
    On Monday, September 15, at 1:00 p.m., the Texarkana Arkansas School District will hold grand openings for safe rooms located on the Union and Trice campuses. 
  • Ex-Texas mortuary owners ask about permit process

    Ex-Texas mortuary owners ask about permit process

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:43:47 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:43:48 GMT
    A couple charged with corpse abuse after their mortuary closed must restart the licensing process if they want to operate another Texas funeral home.
    A couple charged with corpse abuse after their mortuary closed must restart the licensing process if they want to operate another Texas funeral home.
  • Corrections officer accused of smuggling drugs

    Corrections officer accused of smuggling drugs

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:39:39 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:39:40 GMT
    Police have arrested a Concordia Parish correctional officer after prison officials learned the officer allegedly smuggled marijuana to give to an inmate.
    Police have arrested a Concordia Parish correctional officer after prison officials learned the officer allegedly smuggled marijuana to give to an inmate.
  • Ross, Hutchinson to square off in televised debate

    Ross, Hutchinson to square off in televised debate

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:37:40 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:37:41 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off next week in a statewide televised debate.
    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off next week in a statewide televised debate.
  • Missouri executes man for killing 2 in robbery

    Missouri executes man for killing 2 in robbery

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-09-10 09:29:37 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-09-10 09:29:38 GMT
    A Missouri inmate has been put to death for killing two people during a restaurant robbery in 1998.
    A Missouri inmate has been put to death for killing two people during a restaurant robbery in 1998.
  • Now open, 9/11 museum sees influx of new artifacts

    Now open, 9/11 museum sees influx of new artifacts

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-09-10 09:28:08 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-09-10 09:28:09 GMT
    Four months after opening, the National September 11 Memorial Museum has gotten about 135 new gifts from victims' families, survivors, rescue workers and others.
    Four months after opening, the National September 11 Memorial Museum has gotten about 135 new gifts from victims' families, survivors, rescue workers and others.
  • Obama outlining mission to fight Islamic militants

    Obama outlining mission to fight Islamic militants

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:26 AM EDT2014-09-10 09:26:47 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:26 AM EDT2014-09-10 09:26:48 GMT
    President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address Wednesday outlining an expanded military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, and urge Congress to quickly give him authority to arm moderate Syrian opposition forces fighting President Bashar Assad.
    President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address Wednesday outlining an expanded military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, and urge Congress to quickly give him authority to arm moderate Syrian opposition forces fighting President Bashar Assad.
  • Longview will try to turn things around vs Neville in Battle

    Longview will try to turn things around vs Neville in Battle

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-09-10 04:11:54 GMT
    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-09-10 04:11:55 GMT
    Preparations continue for one of the biggest high school football weekends of the year here as 12 teams will play six games in two days at Independence Stadium, each pitting a Louisiana team against another from a neighboring state. 
    Preparations continue for one of the biggest high school football weekends of the year here as 12 teams will play six games in two days at Independence Stadium, each pitting a Louisiana team against another from a neighboring state. 
  • New Scam Wipes Out Your Bank Account

    New Scam Wipes Out Your Bank Account

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-09-10 00:50:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:44:29 GMT
    There is a new scam going around that has made it's way to the ARKLATEX.You fill out an application online and before you start working you have a check in the mail for almost 2K. When you cash it or deposit it in your bank account you get wiped out.New Boston, TX resident Amy Bean got one of these checks last month while she was looking for a job. When she filled out the application she included her social security number and drivers license number.She got a letter from Microchip Tech Incorp...
    There is a new scam going around that has made it's way to the ARKLATEX.You fill out an application online and before you start working you have a check in the mail for almost 2K. When you cash it or deposit it in your bank account you get wiped out.New Boston, TX resident Amy Bean got one of these checks last month while she was looking for a job. When she filled out the application she included her social security number and drivers license number.She got a letter from Microchip Tech Incorp...
  • A Sneak Peak At Bossier's Walker Place Park

    A Sneak Peak At Bossier's Walker Place Park

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:15:19 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:25:01 GMT
    The park that came out of a lawsuit against Bossier City is slowly coming into view..on paper. Bossier City engineers released a sneak peak picture of Walker Place park which will be constructed near the Century Link Center. During an agenda meeting today the city moved closer to approving the use of additional money to make sure the park will become a reality next year. 
    The park that came out of a lawsuit against Bossier City is slowly coming into view..on paper. Bossier City engineers released a sneak peak picture of Walker Place park which will be constructed near the Century Link Center. During an agenda meeting today the city moved closer to approving the use of additional money to make sure the park will become a reality next year. 
  • Texas still in competitive mode on Tesla bid

    Texas still in competitive mode on Tesla bid

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:24:35 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:24:36 GMT
     Aides to Texas Gov. Rick Perry say they are still treating the bid for Tesla Motors' $5 billion "gigafactory" as an open competition.
     Aides to Texas Gov. Rick Perry say they are still treating the bid for Tesla Motors' $5 billion "gigafactory" as an open competition.

  • Officer, 2 suspects shot in Gretna

    Officer, 2 suspects shot in Gretna

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:18:57 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:18:58 GMT
    A Gretna police officer has been shot along with two suspects during an apparent drug deal that a task force was trying to thwart.
    A Gretna police officer has been shot along with two suspects during an apparent drug deal that a task force was trying to thwart.
  • Recruiting news; LSU corner focus and Arkansas fast start

    Recruiting news; LSU corner focus and Arkansas fast start

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:07:12 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:11:08 GMT
    In our weekly look at recruiting news with KTBS 3 Sports recruiting expert Barton Simmons, the Director of Scouting for 247 Sports, we start with a standout cornerback who's committed to LSU, Kevin Toliver of Jacksonville, Florida, who is keeping his options open.
    In our weekly look at recruiting news with KTBS 3 Sports recruiting expert Barton Simmons, the Director of Scouting for 247 Sports, we start with a standout cornerback who's committed to LSU, Kevin Toliver of Jacksonville, Florida, who is keeping his options open.
  • GEAUX BAGS: When foster children need to a safe place to go.

    GEAUX BAGS: When foster children need to a safe place to go.

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:48:13 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-09-10 00:38:35 GMT
    GEAUX BAGSGEAUX BAGS
    GEAUX BAGS! A labor of love of K.C. Kilpatrick Stone and members of LA Foster Adoptive Parent Association to help families who receive children in state custody from DCFS Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services in the "first 24 hours" when they arrived at the foster parents home from abuse neglect
    GEAUX BAGS! A labor of love of K.C. Kilpatrick Stone and members of LA Foster Adoptive Parent Association to help families who receive children in state custody from DCFS Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services in the "first 24 hours" when they arrived at the foster parents home from abuse neglect
  • Shreveport City Council postpones resolution for street bonds again

    Shreveport City Council postpones resolution for street bonds again

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:39:54 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:39:54 GMT
    This resolution was the same one the council postponed at the last meeting two weeks ago.
    This resolution was the same one the council postponed at the last meeting two weeks ago.
  • Texas gay marriage ban hurts kids, attorneys argue

    Texas gay marriage ban hurts kids, attorneys argue

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:13:48 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:13:49 GMT
     Lawyers for two same-sex couples challenging Texas' gay marriage ban are refuting state claims the prohibition promotes raising children in "stable, lasting relationships."
     Lawyers for two same-sex couples challenging Texas' gay marriage ban are refuting state claims the prohibition promotes raising children in "stable, lasting relationships."
  • Cassidy says Reid runs 'Senate like a plantation'

    Cassidy says Reid runs 'Senate like a plantation'

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:08:40 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:08:42 GMT
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness is calling on his fellow GOP contender in the race, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, to apologize for saying that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid "runs the Senate like a plantation."
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness is calling on his fellow GOP contender in the race, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, to apologize for saying that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid "runs the Senate like a plantation."
  • Adams County to raise property taxes for schools

    Adams County to raise property taxes for schools

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:05:08 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:05:09 GMT
     Adams County is joining Mississippi jurisdictions that are raising property taxes for the coming budget year.
     Adams County is joining Mississippi jurisdictions that are raising property taxes for the coming budget year.
  • Martin asks court to dismiss alcohol sales lawsuit

    Martin asks court to dismiss alcohol sales lawsuit

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:58:11 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:58:11 GMT
     Secretary of State Mark Martin is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block from the November ballot a proposal to expand alcohol sales to all 75 of the state's counties.
     Secretary of State Mark Martin is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block from the November ballot a proposal to expand alcohol sales to all 75 of the state's counties.
  • Congressman Cassidy declines KNOE forum invitation

    Congressman Cassidy declines KNOE forum invitation

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:02:46 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:19:17 GMT
    Congressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th DistrictCongressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th District
    With two months before November's election, the three major candidates in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race have rarely appeared at the same events - and never in a head-to-head debate. How many of those will happen remains unclear.
    With two months before November's election, the three major candidates in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race have rarely appeared at the same events - and never in a head-to-head debate. How many of those will happen remains unclear.
  • UPDATE: Name released in deadly head-on collision in Cullen

    UPDATE: Name released in deadly head-on collision in Cullen

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:42:38 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-09-09 21:57:32 GMT
    KTBS 3 News has learned that both Life Air and the Webster Parish coroner have been called to the scene of a head-on collision involving an 18 wheeler on Highway 371 near Cullen.
    KTBS 3 News has learned that both Life Air and the Webster Parish coroner have been called to the scene of a head-on collision involving an 18 wheeler on Highway 371 near Cullen.
  • Arkansas authorities stop armed suspect

    Arkansas authorities stop armed suspect

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:48:32 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:48:33 GMT
    An Arkansas sheriff says his deputies were forced to disable an armed suspect's truck.
    An Arkansas sheriff says his deputies were forced to disable an armed suspect's truck.
  • Mooringsport man charged with molesting juvenile

    Mooringsport man charged with molesting juvenile

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:45:56 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:45:57 GMT
    Richard Elmore, Jr., 35 / photo courtesy CPSORichard Elmore, Jr., 35 / photo courtesy CPSO
    A Mooringsport man who was arrested this past month for possessing child pornography is now facing additional charges.
    A Mooringsport man who was arrested this past month for possessing child pornography is now facing additional charges.
  • Sexually transmitted cancer still plaguing dogs

    Sexually transmitted cancer still plaguing dogs

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-09-09 19:16:38 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-09-09 19:20:34 GMT
    A sexually transmitted cancer is still plaguing dogs around the world despite efforts to combat the disease by sterilizing dogs and preventing them from roaming free, according to recent survey of veterinarians.
    A sexually transmitted cancer is still plaguing dogs around the world despite efforts to combat the disease by sterilizing dogs and preventing them from roaming free, according to recent survey of veterinarians.
  • Gov't agency pushes to lower blood alcohol limits for drivers to 0.05

    Gov't agency pushes to lower blood alcohol limits for drivers to 0.05

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-09-09 19:04:02 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-09-09 19:04:02 GMT
    Traffic fatalities have been on the decline for several decades, but despite such improvements, alcohol has remained a contributing factor in roughly one-third of roadway deaths.
    Traffic fatalities have been on the decline for several decades, but despite such improvements, alcohol has remained a contributing factor in roughly one-third of roadway deaths.
  • 25-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting a teen

    25-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting a teen

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:26:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:26:15 GMT
    Shreveport Police detectives have arrested a local man accused of sexually assaulting a 15 year old girl in west Shreveport Monday night.Approximately 11:30 p.m. on September 8, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 6900 block of Broadway Avenue relative to a sexual assault. Upon arrival, officers contacted the mother of the victim who advised a family friend forcibly raped her daughter. Authorities apprehended the suspect who attempted to flee from officers on foot.S...
    Shreveport Police detectives have arrested a local man accused of sexually assaulting a 15 year old girl in west Shreveport Monday night.Approximately 11:30 p.m. on September 8, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 6900 block of Broadway Avenue relative to a sexual assault. Upon arrival, officers contacted the mother of the victim who advised a family friend forcibly raped her daughter. Authorities apprehended the suspect who attempted to flee from officers on foot.S...
  • Pistorius Trial: verdict expected Thursday

    Pistorius Trial: verdict expected Thursday

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:21:37 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:21:38 GMT
    Oscar Pistorius (source: AP Graphics)Oscar Pistorius (source: AP Graphics)
    The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial is expected Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa.
    The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial is expected Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Power outage closes Collin County Courthouse

    Power outage closes Collin County Courthouse

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:13:22 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:13:22 GMT
    An electrical outage has shut down a North Texas county courthouse and delayed government proceedings for at least a day.
    An electrical outage has shut down a North Texas county courthouse and delayed government proceedings for at least a day.
  • In La.'s Senate race, will the candidates debate?

    In La.'s Senate race, will the candidates debate?

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:12:05 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:12:06 GMT
    With two months before November's election, the three major candidates in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race have rarely appeared at the same events and never in a head-to-head debate.
    With two months before November's election, the three major candidates in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race have rarely appeared at the same events and never in a head-to-head debate.
  • Groups launch effort to promote federal health law

    Groups launch effort to promote federal health law

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:09:30 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:09:31 GMT
    A coalition of health care groups in Arkansas is launching a program to promote the federal health care law and assist people in gaining coverage after the Legislature blocked public money from being used for such efforts.
    A coalition of health care groups in Arkansas is launching a program to promote the federal health care law and assist people in gaining coverage after the Legislature blocked public money from being used for such efforts.
  • Order prohibiting outdoor burning issued by Harrison County Judge

    Order prohibiting outdoor burning issued by Harrison County Judge

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:23:38 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:23:39 GMT
    The Commissioners Court issued an order prohibiting outdoor burning for Harrison County in Texas.Harrison County Judge Hugh Taylor signed the order on Monday and states that because of the circumstances in the area, it would be a public safety hazard.
    The Commissioners Court issued an order prohibiting outdoor burning for Harrison County in Texas.Harrison County Judge Hugh Taylor signed the order on Monday and states that because of the circumstances in the area, it would be a public safety hazard.
  • Human skull found along Red River near Fulton, Arkansas

    Human skull found along Red River near Fulton, Arkansas

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:55 AM EDT2014-09-09 09:55:09 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:09:43 GMT
    human skull found on Red River (source: Hempstead County Sheriff's Office)human skull found on Red River (source: Hempstead County Sheriff's Office)
    A Human Skull and piece of clothing were discovered Monday on a sandbar just south of Fulton, Arkansas.
    A Human Skull and piece of clothing were discovered Monday on a sandbar just south of Fulton, Arkansas.
  • Rick Rowe Arklatex Best: Crossing Guard

    Rick Rowe Arklatex Best: Crossing Guard

    Monday, September 8 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-09-09 02:26:44 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-09-09 12:28:07 GMT
    It's every morning they tell me...just as the sun begins to rise over Line avenue...there in the mist of of the rush hour stress..getting the kids to school...yourself to work.. I found her...
    It's every morning they tell me...just as the sun begins to rise over Line avenue...there in the mist of of the rush hour stress..getting the kids to school...yourself to work.. I found her...
  • A/C Unit Possible Cause of Early Morning Fire

    A/C Unit Possible Cause of Early Morning Fire

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-09-09 09:53:43 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-09-09 11:59:58 GMT
    A fire breaks out in a Shreveport home early this morning and the family escapes unharmed.
    A fire breaks out in a Shreveport home early this morning and the family escapes unharmed.
  • Troopers Seize Over 10 Pounds of Marijuana on Interstate 20

    Troopers Seize Over 10 Pounds of Marijuana on Interstate 20

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-09-09 09:56:22 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-09-09 11:47:29 GMT
    Louisiana State Troopers arrested a Florida State University student for narcotics charges monday following a traffic stop on Interstate 20 in Bossier Parish.
    Louisiana State Troopers arrested a Florida State University student for narcotics charges monday following a traffic stop on Interstate 20 in Bossier Parish.
  • New charge filed against ex-star of reality show

    New charge filed against ex-star of reality show

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:25 AM EDT2014-09-09 10:25:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:25 AM EDT2014-09-09 10:25:01 GMT
    New rape charges have been filed against Will Hayden, the former star of the reality TV show, "Sons of Guns."
    New rape charges have been filed against Will Hayden, the former star of the reality TV show, "Sons of Guns."
  • 4th US citizen with Ebola to be treated in Atlanta

    4th US citizen with Ebola to be treated in Atlanta

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-09-09 09:46:13 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-09-09 09:46:14 GMT
    A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to treat its third Ebola patient.
    A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to treat its third Ebola patient.
  • Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impact

    Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impact

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-09-09 09:40:59 GMT
    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:41 AM EDT2014-09-09 09:41:00 GMT
    The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft."
    The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft."
  • Dixon named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

    Dixon named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:54:54 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:54:55 GMT
    After setting a school, conference and stadium rushing record with a 99-yard touchdown run on Saturday at Louisiana-Lafayette, Kenneth Dixon has been named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week. 
    After setting a school, conference and stadium rushing record with a 99-yard touchdown run on Saturday at Louisiana-Lafayette, Kenneth Dixon has been named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week. 
  • New Louisiana Laws Mean New Fines

    New Louisiana Laws Mean New Fines

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:01:38 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:31:41 GMT
    New Louisiana state laws mean new fees and local State Representative Barbara Norton says you need to know about them.
    New Louisiana state laws mean new fees and local State Representative Barbara Norton says you need to know about them.
  • Nobody likes “That Guy”

    Nobody likes “That Guy”

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:27:43 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:28:56 GMT
    The "That Guy" multimedia campaign uses websites, posters, coasters and playing cards with the goal of reducing excessive drinking among young service members.The "That Guy" multimedia campaign uses websites, posters, coasters and playing cards with the goal of reducing excessive drinking among young service members.
    Being "That Guy" is something no one wants to become. It is a look that many people find unattractive and immature.The "That Guy" campaign has two goals: to reduce alcohol abuse and to raise awareness of the negative short-term social consequences of excessive drinking.
    Being "That Guy" is something no one wants to become. It is a look that many people find unattractive and immature.The "That Guy" campaign has two goals: to reduce alcohol abuse and to raise awareness of the negative short-term social consequences of excessive drinking.
  • Truck slams into sheriff's office; driver shot

    Truck slams into sheriff's office; driver shot

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:21:08 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:21:08 GMT
     A man has been shot dead after his pickup truck slammed into the front entrance of a South Texas sheriff's office and he, according to investigators, opened fire.
     A man has been shot dead after his pickup truck slammed into the front entrance of a South Texas sheriff's office and he, according to investigators, opened fire.

  • Jury convicts man in 2010 death of girl

    Jury convicts man in 2010 death of girl

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:16:54 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:16:55 GMT
     A jury has convicted a Mississippi man who was declared dead two decades ago, only to resurface as a murder suspect.
     A jury has convicted a Mississippi man who was declared dead two decades ago, only to resurface as a murder suspect.

  • Brookland officials want new census of population

    Brookland officials want new census of population

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:12:23 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:12:24 GMT
     Officials in a northeastern Arkansas city want a new count of its population. Brookland's mayor Kenneth Jones says officials know the city is growing because of the number of new subdivisions and homes.
     Officials in a northeastern Arkansas city want a new count of its population. Brookland's mayor Kenneth Jones says officials know the city is growing because of the number of new subdivisions and homes.

  • Group appeals over Saline County alcohol issue

    Group appeals over Saline County alcohol issue

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:07:30 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:07:30 GMT
     A group backed by Walmart and Kum & Go has filed an appeal with the Arkansas Supreme Court to let Saline County residents vote on whether not to legalize alcohol in the Nov. 4 election.
     A group backed by Walmart and Kum & Go has filed an appeal with the Arkansas Supreme Court to let Saline County residents vote on whether not to legalize alcohol in the Nov. 4 election.

  • Louisiana NAACP President visits Shreveport

    Louisiana NAACP President visits Shreveport

    Monday, September 8 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-09-09 01:09:14 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-09 01:11:34 GMT
    Dr. Ernest Johnson, LA Chapter NAACP PresidentDr. Ernest Johnson, LA Chapter NAACP President
    The Louisiana chapter of the NAACP is on a mission to make a difference.The president of the Louisiana group, Dr. Ernest Johnson, is on a whirl-wind tour of the state, spreading the message of the organization.
    The Louisiana chapter of the NAACP is on a mission to make a difference.The president of the Louisiana group, Dr. Ernest Johnson, is on a whirl-wind tour of the state, spreading the message of the organization.
  • Know how to vote: Louisiana Constitutional Amendment #1

    Know how to vote: Louisiana Constitutional Amendment #1

    Monday, September 8 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-09-08 23:54:20 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-09-08 23:54:20 GMT
    The November ballot in Louisiana will be full with just the candidates, but there are also 14 state constitutional amendments that voters will decide on in 56 days.
    The November ballot in Louisiana will be full with just the candidates, but there are also 14 state constitutional amendments that voters will decide on in 56 days.
  • New street lights installed on Barksdale Boulevard ahead of Jimmie Davis Bridge closure

    New street lights installed on Barksdale Boulevard ahead of Jimmie Davis Bridge closure

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:01:56 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-09-08 23:07:11 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    Over half a million dollars in new street lights along Barksdale Boulevard in Bossier City coincides will the impending closure of the Jimmie Davis Bridge for major repairs.
    Over half a million dollars in new street lights along Barksdale Boulevard in Bossier City coincides will the impending closure of the Jimmie Davis Bridge for major repairs.
  • Mysterious respiratory virus set to spread across the U.S.

    Mysterious respiratory virus set to spread across the U.S.

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:56:55 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:56:57 GMT
    A respiratory illness that has already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states, including Oklahoma, is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say.
    A respiratory illness that has already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states, including Oklahoma, is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say.
  • Camp Minden Youth Challenge cadets place 3,000 flags in Bossier City ahead of 9/11 ceremony

    Camp Minden Youth Challenge cadets place 3,000 flags in Bossier City ahead of 9/11 ceremony

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:39:10 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:47:36 GMT
    Camp Minden Youth Challenge Cadets place flags ahead of 9/11 ceremony. (Photo: Erin Buchanan/KTBS)Camp Minden Youth Challenge Cadets place flags ahead of 9/11 ceremony. (Photo: Erin Buchanan/KTBS)
    Cadets from the Camp Minden Youth Challenge Program spent Monday putting out 3,000 American flags on the lawn of the Bossier City Municipal Complex.
    Cadets from the Camp Minden Youth Challenge Program spent Monday putting out 3,000 American flags on the lawn of the Bossier City Municipal Complex.
  • Dallas County to consider video jail visits

    Dallas County to consider video jail visits

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:28:59 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:28:59 GMT

    Dallas County commissioners are expected to consider Tuesday a three-year contract for a video visit system that could lead to an end in most in-person visits at a county jail.

     

    Dallas County commissioners are expected to consider Tuesday a three-year contract for a video visit system that could lead to an end in most in-person visits at a county jail.

     

  • I-10 bridge lane closings start Wednesday

    I-10 bridge lane closings start Wednesday

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:16:38 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:16:40 GMT
    The first of 18 months of nighttime lane closures on the Interstate 10 Mississippi River Bridge will start this week. On Wednesday, state Department of Transportation and Development says the eastbound

     

  • Officer shoots, kills man after disturbance call

    Officer shoots, kills man after disturbance call

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:13:03 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:13:03 GMT

    A Pineville Police officer has shot and killed a man who allegedly charged at the officer with a machete.

     

    A Pineville Police officer has shot and killed a man who allegedly charged at the officer with a machete.

     

  • Ray Nagin reports to prison

    Ray Nagin reports to prison

    Monday, September 8 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:11:15 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:11:43 GMT
    Ray Nagin (in yellow shirt) reports to prison (source: KTBS 3 Julie Parr)Ray Nagin (in yellow shirt) reports to prison (source: KTBS 3 Julie Parr)
    Former New Orleans Mayor, Ray Nagin, reported to a federal prison camp in Texarkana, Texas.
    Former New Orleans Mayor, Ray Nagin, reported to a federal prison camp in Texarkana, Texas.
  • Arkansas private option enrollment keeps growing

    Arkansas private option enrollment keeps growing

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:09:54 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:09:55 GMT

    The Arkansas Department of Human Services says more than 194,000 people have enrolled in the state's Medicaid expansion program that extends health care coverage to low-income residents.

     

    The Arkansas Department of Human Services says more than 194,000 people have enrolled in the state's Medicaid expansion program that extends health care coverage to low-income residents.

     

  • Casting call for Hank Williams movie in Shreveport

    Casting call for Hank Williams movie in Shreveport

    Monday, September 8 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-09-08 20:45:42 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:02:07 GMT
    Heads up all you aspiring actors! The makers of the feature film, "I Saw the Light", are holding an open call for actors, extras and automobiles!
    Heads up all you aspiring actors! The makers of the feature film, "I Saw the Light", are holding an open call for actors, extras and automobiles!
  • Arrest made in Vivian shooting

    Arrest made in Vivian shooting

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:52:25 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:52:25 GMT
    Cardarrio Watson, 24 / photo courtesy CPSOCardarrio Watson, 24 / photo courtesy CPSO
    Caddo Sheriff's deputies, with the assistance of the Vivian Police Department, have arrested one man in connection with an afternoon shooting.
    Caddo Sheriff's deputies, with the assistance of the Vivian Police Department, have arrested one man in connection with an afternoon shooting.
  • State Fair of Louisiana announces new Pro Rodeo contractor for 2014

    State Fair of Louisiana announces new Pro Rodeo contractor for 2014

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:22:02 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:22:02 GMT
    The State Fair of Louisiana has announced that Jerry Nelson's Frontier Rodeo Company will be producing the Pro Rodeo for the upcoming 2014 State Fair on October 31st and November 1st in Hirsch Memorial Coliseum. 
    The State Fair of Louisiana has announced that Jerry Nelson's Frontier Rodeo Company will be producing the Pro Rodeo for the upcoming 2014 State Fair on October 31st and November 1st in Hirsch Memorial Coliseum. 
  • Suspects nabbed on school roof in Houston

    Suspects nabbed on school roof in Houston

    Monday, September 8 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:35:02 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:35:03 GMT
    Houston police have captured four robbery suspects atop a school building and brought them down with help from a fire truck ladder.
    Houston police have captured four robbery suspects atop a school building and brought them down with help from a fire truck ladder.
  • Audit: State pays high lease rates to Saints owner

    Audit: State pays high lease rates to Saints owner

    Monday, September 8 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:31:05 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:31:06 GMT
    Louisiana state agencies are paying above-market rates to rent office space from New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and $625,000 for space it's not using.
    Louisiana state agencies are paying above-market rates to rent office space from New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and $625,000 for space it's not using.
  • Arkansas county adopts photo, video policy

    Arkansas county adopts photo, video policy

    Monday, September 8 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:27:09 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-09-08 17:27:10 GMT
    The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office has adopted a written policy on how its deputies should respond to people recording them on the job.
    The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office has adopted a written policy on how its deputies should respond to people recording them on the job.
  • Lawsuit filed over controversial retirement plan for LA State Police Superintendent

    Lawsuit filed over controversial retirement plan for LA State Police Superintendent

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-08 16:43:00 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-09-08 16:43:00 GMT
    A lawsuit could block the controversial retirement increase for La. State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson and another trooper.Both were given a $30,000 dollar a year retirement increase in a quick and quiet change made at the end of the legislative session. Lawmakers claim they did not know what they were voting for when the increase was passed.Edmonson refused to accept the benefit once the package became public."I was boondoggled," Senator Dan Claitor said in front of the state retirement boar...
    A lawsuit could block the controversial retirement increase for La. State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson and another trooper.Both were given a $30,000 dollar a year retirement increase in a quick and quiet change made at the end of the legislative session. Lawmakers claim they did not know what they were voting for when the increase was passed.Edmonson refused to accept the benefit once the package became public."I was boondoggled," Senator Dan Claitor said in front of the state retirement boar...
  • Cyber Innovation Center receives $5M Department of Homeland Security grant

    Cyber Innovation Center receives $5M Department of Homeland Security grant

    Monday, September 8 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-09-08 14:51:25 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-09-08 14:51:25 GMT
    Helping communities across the U.S. build successful cyber education training programs The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) in Bossier City, Louisiana received a $5 million continuation grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on August 29, 2014. 
    Helping communities across the U.S. build successful cyber education training programs The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) in Bossier City, Louisiana received a $5 million continuation grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on August 29, 2014. 
  • Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy has died

    Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy has died

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-09-08 10:41:15 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-09-08 10:41:16 GMT
    A spokesman says S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, has died.
    A spokesman says S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, has died.
  • Council approves $30.3M budget in Minden

    Council approves $30.3M budget in Minden

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-09-08 09:56:24 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-09-08 09:56:25 GMT
    The City Council has approved a $30.3 million budget for the next fiscal year in Minden.
    The City Council has approved a $30.3 million budget for the next fiscal year in Minden.
  • Obama to give speech Wednesday on Islamic State

    Obama to give speech Wednesday on Islamic State

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:47 AM EDT2014-09-08 09:47:41 GMT
    Monday, September 8 2014 5:47 AM EDT2014-09-08 09:47:42 GMT
    President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria.
    President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria.
  • KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

    Monday, July 7 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-07 16:20:46 GMT
    Friday, July 25 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:24:04 GMT
    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.
    The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
    The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
  • Whistleblower opens up about manipulated numbers at the Shreveport V.A. Hospital

    Whistleblower opens up about manipulated numbers at the Shreveport V.A. Hospital

    Sunday, June 15 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-06-15 04:39:16 GMT
    Sunday, June 15 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-06-15 04:39:16 GMT
    “I don't trust any numbers that come out of the V.A. Just for the simple reason I've seen the manipulation of so many numbers and so many measures,” says Shea Wilkes, a current employee, and licensed clinical social worker, at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center. There have been a lot of numbers coming out of the V.A. in recent weeks.
    “I don't trust any numbers that come out of the V.A. Just for the simple reason I've seen the manipulation of so many numbers and so many measures,” says Shea Wilkes, a current employee, and licensed clinical social worker, at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center. There have been a lot of numbers coming out of the V.A. in recent weeks.
  • Texas teen's 'Hail Mary' pass goes viral

    Texas teen's 'Hail Mary' pass goes viral

    Thursday, May 8 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-05-08 16:24:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 8 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-05-08 16:24:20 GMT
       A Texas teen's video from vine goes viral after he shows off his football skills in a 'Hail Mary Pass'. Gary Haynes, throws the ball 45 feet; then runs the distance and catches it.
       A Texas teen's video from vine goes viral after he shows off his football skills in a 'Hail Mary Pass'. Gary Haynes, throws the ball 45 feet; then runs the distance and catches it.
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