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  • Texarkana area Wal-Mart stores reopen following bomb threat

    Texarkana area Wal-Mart stores reopen following bomb threat

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:25:31 GMT
    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. 
    Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning. 
  • "I'm Up!"

    "I'm Up!"

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:58:00 GMT
    Wake up on the right side of the bed and shout "I'm Up!". Your day's just not complete without KTBS 3 First News and Carly Flynn Morgan, T.W. Starr, Meteorologist Brian Fowler, Rick Rowe and Amy Vitrano
    Wake up on the right side of the bed and shout "I'm Up!".
  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    10 Things to Know for Friday

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:49 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:49:48 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
  • Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

    Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:39:53 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Michael White named best in state; Tech hopes he stays

    Michael White named best in state; Tech hopes he stays

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:55:18 GMT
    Louisiana Tech men's basketball head coach Michael White has been selected by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches as the Louisiana Major College Coach of the Year for 2014.
    Louisiana Tech men's basketball head coach Michael White has been selected by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches as the Louisiana Major College Coach of the Year for 2014.
  • Draft talk on QBs: Johnny "Trademark" and Zach keeping purple

    Draft talk on QBs: Johnny "Trademark" and Zach keeping purple

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:40:51 GMT
    The Director of Operations for NFL Scouting Services, Dave-Te Thomas loves Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans, calling him the best WR in the draft, but he also believes Evans has a lot to do with Johnny Manziel's success.
    The Director of Operations for NFL Scouting Services, Dave-Te Thomas loves Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans, calling him the best receiver in the draft, but he also believes Evans has a lot to do with Johnny Manziel's success.
  • NFL scout on WRs: loves Evans and Beckham, not Landry

    NFL scout on WRs: loves Evans and Beckham, not Landry

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:12:17 GMT
    With the NFL draft coming in early May, Thursday night we begin a series of conversations with a man who has written scouting reports for the league for more than four decades.
    With the NFL draft coming in early May, Thursday night we begin a series of conversations with a man who has written scouting reports for the league for more than four decades.
  • Community Caravan rolls through Center, Texas

    Community Caravan rolls through Center, Texas

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:50:14 GMT
    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
    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
  • U.S. Transportation Secretary visits I-49 North in Caddo Parish

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

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:40:40 GMT
    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 to visit
    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.
  • Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

    Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:06:10 GMT
    Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget has received the backing of the State Bond Commission.    The plan is a budget sleight of
    Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget has received the backing of the State Bond Commission.
  • Texas town could rebuild plant after fatal blast

    Texas town could rebuild plant after fatal blast

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:05:09 GMT
    The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one.    West Mayor Tommy Muska acknowledged Thursday that the idea is
    The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one.
  • Challenge to Arkansas gay marriage ban heard

    Challenge to Arkansas gay marriage ban heard

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:01:36 GMT
    Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.    Attorneys argued Thursday that the voter-approved constitutional amendment is itself
    Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.
  • Education chief: Testing critics don't have plan

    Education chief: Testing critics don't have plan

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:00:41 GMT
    Education Superintendent John White says a continued push to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school
    Education Superintendent John White says a continued push to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers.
  • Donald Meshell believed to have molested at least two little girls.

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

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:52:36 GMT
    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
    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
  • Judge sets $500K bond for Arkansas OBGYN accused of video voyeurism

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

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:44:20 GMT
    Dr. Paul Becton (source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney)Dr. Paul Becton (source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney)
    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.
    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.
  • Improvements planned for Texarkana Regional Airport

    Improvements planned for Texarkana Regional Airport

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:27:51 GMT
    Texarkana Regional Airport is planning improvements to deal with increased passenger traffic.     The proposal would extend the terminal's life by up to seven years. Airport Director Stephen Luebbert says
    Texarkana Regional Airport is planning improvements to deal with increased passenger traffic.


     
  • Mayor Glover pushes medicaid expansion

    Mayor Glover pushes medicaid expansion

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:55:10 GMT
    Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover spoke out in favor of medicaid expansion from the steps of University Health hospital Thursday morning.
    Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover spoke out in favor of medicaid expansion from the steps of University Health hospital Thursday morning.
  • Accused child predator arrested in Denham Springs

    Accused child predator arrested in Denham Springs

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:29:10 GMT
    Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr.Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr.
    A Denham Springs man has been put behind bars accused of multiple sex crimes against children.
    A Denham Springs man has been put behind bars accused of multiple sex crimes against children.
  • KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.

    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:04:35 GMT
    Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
    Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
  • Louisiana Tech to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship at annual ‘I-20 Top 20’

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

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:31:46 GMT
    University Hall at LA TechUniversity Hall at LA Tech
    Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, April 29 for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional
    Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, April 29 for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional Showcase.
  • Christian Service partnering with HOPE Connections, raising funds to renovate new location

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

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:58:01 GMT
    A local non-profit that works to end homelessness and fight hunger will be moving down the road. Christian Service is partnering with HOPE Connections, and setting up shop in a new location. Currently,
    A local non-profit that works to end homelessness and fight hunger will be moving down the road. Christian Service is partnering with HOPE Connections, and setting up shop in a new location. 
  • SPORTRAN Future

    SPORTRAN Future

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:10:40 GMT
    SPORTRAN has gotten together with an outside agency to put every aspect of it's service under a microscope.  It's called the Transit Development Study, and everything is up for debate and discussion.
    SPORTRAN has gotten together with an outside agency to put every aspect of it's service under a microscope.  It's called the Transit Development Study, and everything is up for debate and discussion.
  • US Transportation chief Foxx visits I-49 project

    US Transportation chief Foxx visits I-49 project

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:22:20 GMT
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will tour the Interstate 49 North Segment K project today in Shreveport.
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will tour the Interstate 49 North Segment K project today in Shreveport.
  • Friends try to raise money for Caddo Parish teacher with terminal blood cancer

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

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:08:48 GMT
    Danielle Lewis was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, an incurable type of blood cancer. Danielle Lewis was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, an incurable type of blood cancer.
    Friends of a Caddo Parish teacher who has touched so many lives now ask the community to give back to her. Danielle Lewis teaches and coaches at Huntington High School in Shreveport. She was recently
    Friends of a Caddo Parish teacher who has touched so many lives now ask the community to give back to her.
  • Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

    Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:07 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:07:14 GMT
    A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a Corpus Christi home has been executed by Texas prison authorities.
    A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a Corpus Christi home has been executed by Texas prison authorities.
  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:05:19 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
  • Texas town recovering year after deadly blast

    Texas town recovering year after deadly blast

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:31 AM EDT2014-04-17 10:31:31 GMT
    Residents of the small Texas town of West are honoring the past but looking ahead on the one-year anniversary of a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people.
    Residents of the small Texas town of West are honoring the past but looking ahead on the one-year anniversary of a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people.
  • GSU holds vigil for student who drowned in park

    GSU holds vigil for student who drowned in park

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-04-17 10:17:14 GMT
    Grambling State University students will hold a candlelight vigil for their deceased classmate Alexandria Shelton at 11 a.m. Thursday.
    Grambling State University students will hold a candlelight vigil for their deceased classmate Alexandria Shelton at 11 a.m. Thursday.
  • Georgia's Dawg has his day, Murray throws for scouts

    Georgia's Dawg has his day, Murray throws for scouts

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:56:13 GMT
    Quarterback Aaron Murray still has some convincing to do after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery in late November.
    Quarterback Aaron Murray still has some convincing to do after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery in late November.
  • Demons begin with D; Armstrong Athlete of the Week

    Demons begin with D; Armstrong Athlete of the Week

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:50:21 GMT
    It's finally Natchitoches native Leroy Armstrong's time to step up.
    It's finally Natchitoches native Leroy Armstrong's time to step up.
  • K2 synthetic marijuana use increasing

    K2 synthetic marijuana use increasing

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:53:49 GMT
    The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.     Health officials say it's a dangerous drug that's not regulated by the Food
    The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.
  • Schools remain gun-free after weapons bill pulled

    Schools remain gun-free after weapons bill pulled

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:49:17 GMT
    A Chalmette lawmaker shelved his proposal to let school employees who have a concealed handgun permit to go to work armed.    Rep. Ray Garofalo pulled his bill Wednesday after getting negative feedback
    A Chalmette lawmaker shelved his proposal to let school employees who have a concealed handgun permit to go to work armed.
  • Coast Guard rescues 3 from ship taking on water

    Coast Guard rescues 3 from ship taking on water

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:47:11 GMT
    The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued three crewmembers aboard an uninspected towing vessel taking on water and reportedly grounded in Lake Pontchartrain.    Coast Guard Sector New Orleans' command center
    The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued three crewmembers aboard an uninspected towing vessel taking on water and reportedly grounded in Lake Pontchartrain.
  • 2 eggs offer hope for endangered whooping cranes

    2 eggs offer hope for endangered whooping cranes

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:46:00 GMT
    Two eggs sitting on a nest of marsh grass and sticks in a crawfish pond offer a hope in a project to bring back the endangered whooping crane to south Louisiana.    State wildlife and fisheries biologist
    Two eggs sitting on a nest of marsh grass and sticks in a crawfish pond offer a hope in a project to bring back the endangered whooping crane to south Louisiana.
  • LSU football on Orange alert; home and home scheduled

    LSU football on Orange alert; home and home scheduled

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:59:02 GMT
    LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015
    LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015.
  • Hall monitor; Bossier HS star signs with NSU

    Hall monitor; Bossier HS star signs with NSU

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:47:37 GMT
    Two-time All-State guard Devonte Hall, also an Academic All-State selection at Bossier City-Bossier High School, has joined the Northwestern State basketball program.
    Two-time All-State guard Devonte Hall, also an Academic All-State selection at Bossier City-Bossier High School, has joined the Northwestern State basketball program.
  • Officials meet to discuss saving local safe house

    Officials meet to discuss saving local safe house

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:44:32 GMT
    There's an update on the Providence House and its domestic violence assistance program. That program is being closed. The homeless program will stay open but officials say they can't afford to run the
    There's an update on the Providence House and its domestic violence assistance program. That program is being closed. The homeless program will stay open but officials say they can't afford to run the
  • Woman sentenced in Bossier City daycare abuse case

    Woman sentenced in Bossier City daycare abuse case

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:18:59 GMT
    Tammi HilliardTammi Hilliard
    An update now on the child abuse case at Bellaire Learning Center in Bossier City. Tammi Hilliard has been sentenced to four years behind bars and one year probation after pleading guilty to ten counts
    NEW INFORMATION on the child abuse case at Bellaire Learning Center in Bossier City.
  • Former Arkansas Sheriff faces misdemeanor charges

    Former Arkansas Sheriff faces misdemeanor charges

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:57:37 GMT
    Two candidates running for sheriff of Little River County, Arkansas will be facing each other in court and at the polls. Former Sheriff Danny Russell is facing charges of interfering with law enforcement
    Two candidates running for sheriff of Little River County, Arkansas will be facing each other in court and at the polls.


           
      
  • Help for alcoholism just a phone call away

    Help for alcoholism just a phone call away

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:49:42 GMT
    Counselors from the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and Physicians Behavior Hospital will answer your questions about alcoholism in our On Your Side On Call Wednesday from 5pm until 7pm. Please call
    Counselors from the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and Physicians Behavior Hospital will answer your questions about alcoholism in our On Your Side On Call Wednesday from 5pm until 7pm.
  • Tennis anyone? Loyola's Boyd signs scholarship

    Tennis anyone? Loyola's Boyd signs scholarship

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:02:11 GMT
    Loyola's Charlton Boyd has become the first Flyer to receive a Division I tennis scholarship in more than 10 years signing with Wagner College (N.Y.) Wednesday in ceremonies at the school.
    Loyola's Charlton Boyd has become the first Flyer to receive a Division I tennis scholarship in more than 10 years signing with Wagner College (N.Y.) Wednesday in ceremonies at the school.
  • Man injured in Doyline tree trimming accident

    Man injured in Doyline tree trimming accident

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:10:40 GMT
    Webster Parish Sheriff Sexton just confirmed a tree cutting accident in the 800 block of Willis Field Road in Doyline. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. today. Sexton says an entire tree fell as a
    Sheriff Sexton just confirmed a tree cutting accident in the 800 block of Willis Field Road in Doyline.
  • HAPPENING NOW: Fire burning in Sarepta oil field

    HAPPENING NOW: Fire burning in Sarepta oil field

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:07:14 GMT
    Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton has confirmed an oil field fire in progress near the intersection of Hwy 2 and Cox Road in Sarepta. Sexton says a hazmat crew has been dispatched to the scene. According
    Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton has confirmed an oil field fire in progress near the intersection of Hwy 2 and Cox Road in Sarepta.
  • Greenwood, La Police Department cracking down with DWI check points

    Greenwood, La Police Department cracking down with DWI check points

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:57:15 GMT
    The Greenwood Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Friday, April 25, 2014, within the Town of Greenwood. This checkpoint will be done with funding from The Louisiana Highway Safety
    The Greenwood Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Friday, April 25, 2014, within the Town of Greenwood. This checkpoint will be done with funding from The Louisiana Highway Safety
  • La. legislature reviews state minimum wage bills

    La. legislature reviews state minimum wage bills

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:34:14 GMT
    Through out President Obama's administration, he's urged congress to raise the federal minimum wage. When the latest push to increase it from $7.25 to $10.10 stalled in Congress, state governments took
    Seventeen bills were filed this legislative session to help regulate minimum wage in Louisiana.
  • Education chief gets favorable job review

    Education chief gets favorable job review

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:41:51 GMT
    John White, LA Superintendent of EducationJohn White, LA Superintendent of Education
    State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation. The review was done by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Board President Chas Roemer announced
    State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation.
  • 292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:09:05 GMT
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly
    A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday.
  • Senate gives final passage to new explosives rules

    Senate gives final passage to new explosives rules

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:36:05 GMT
    Regulations will be tightened on explosives licenses in Louisiana, in response to the discovery of millions of pounds of improperly stored military propellant at Camp Minden.
    Regulations will be tightened on explosives licenses in Louisiana, in response to the discovery of millions of pounds of improperly stored military propellant at Camp Minden.
  • Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

    Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 09:40:54 GMT
    Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect are headed to court to ask a judge to dismiss some of the charges against him and to ease restrictions on him in prison.
    Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect are headed to court to ask a judge to dismiss some of the charges against him and to ease restrictions on him in prison.
  • Wally ball; LSU handles Southern Miss

    Wally ball; LSU handles Southern Miss

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:56:23 GMT
    LSU defeated Southern Miss 13-5 in the 11th Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Foundation Classic Tuesday night at Zephyr Field.
    LSU defeated Southern Miss 13-5 in the 11th Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Foundation Classic Tuesday night at Zephyr Field.
  • OU's Aaron Colvin; quality pick Sooner or later despite injury

    OU's Aaron Colvin; quality pick Sooner or later despite injury

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:48:38 GMT
    The New Orleans Saints have added to the secondary this of-season through free agency and continue to look like they may address it even more in the draft.
    The New Orleans Saints have added to the secondary this of-season through free agency and continue to look like they may address it even more in the draft.
  • KTBS Easter Basket Giveaway

    KTBS Easter Basket Giveaway

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:04:55 GMT
    KTBS took the time to spread some Easter cheer with their annual Easter Basket Giveaway.
    KTBS took the time to spread some Easter cheer with their annual Easter Basket Giveaway.
  • Rival teams unite for cancer research

    Rival teams unite for cancer research

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:29:48 GMT
    Two rival schools are putting aside their differences for a very special cause.
    Two rival schools are putting aside their differences for a very special cause.
  • BCFD to shave nearly $70,000 from budget through restructuring

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

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:18:03 GMT
    (Photo source: BCFD)(Photo source: BCFD)
    The Bossier City Fire Department is putting one outgoing official's salary to other use. The City Council has approved a resolution Tuesday not to replace Administrative Fire Chief Ian Snellgrove, who'll
    The Bossier City Fire Department is putting one outgoing official's salary to other use. 
  • Full Nelson: ABA Champs plan to stay in Shreveport-Bossier

    Full Nelson: ABA Champs plan to stay in Shreveport-Bossier

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:10:33 GMT
    Shreveport-Bossier is now home to a championship professional sports franchise.
    Shreveport-Bossier is now home to a championship professional sports franchise.
  • LSU passing game; not a passing fancy

    LSU passing game; not a passing fancy

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:58:48 GMT
    Spring football may be over at LSU, but for many, the work has just begun.
    Spring football may be over at LSU, but for many, the work has just begun.
  • Rotary celebration continues with grants, honors

    Rotary celebration continues with grants, honors

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:35:21 GMT
    Downtown Rotary club had a special celebration honoring Dr. Dudley Talbot's 100th birthday; Dr. Talbot is their longest running member in the Rotary Club of Shreveport at 69 years and counting! It's an
    Downtown Rotary Club of Shreveport held a special celebration today honoring Dr. Dudley Talbot's 100th birthday.   Dr. Talbot is their longest running member in the Rotary Club at 69 years and counting! 
  • Child abuse advocates urge community to learn signs of abuse, speak up

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

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:21:08 GMT
    "Rizcheir Muskelly is my daughter and she was 3 years old." In the world just 3 years, when police say Rizcheir Muskelly was brutally murdered by her caregiver, Tarika Wilson in June 2013. "There are
    "Rizcheir Muskelly is my daughter and she was 3 years old." In the world just 3 years, when police say Rizcheir Muskelly was brutally murdered by her caregiver, Tarika Wilson in June 2013. 
  • Bill would restrict drones on La. private property

    Bill would restrict drones on La. private property

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:14:47 GMT
    Unmanned aircraft would be limited on private property around Louisiana, if lawmakers agree to a bill that has received the support of a Senate judiciary committee.    Passage without objection Tuesday
    Unmanned aircraft would be limited on private property around Louisiana, if lawmakers agree to a bill that has received the support of a Senate judiciary committee.
  • UPDATE: Grambling State student accidentally drowned in Lafayette Park

    UPDATE: Grambling State student accidentally drowned in Lafayette Park

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:14:30 GMT
    Lafayette authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in Girard Park over the weekend. Sgt. Randal Leger, spokesman for the Lafayette Police Department
    Lafayette authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in Girard Park over the weekend. 
  • Woman faces cruelty charges

    Woman faces cruelty charges

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:13:45 GMT
    Police say a 39-year-old Monroe woman has been arrested on charges of cruelty to a juvenile.    The News-Star reports police arrested LaToria Winder on Monday after a complaint was filed Thursday regarding
    Police say a 39-year-old Monroe woman has been arrested on charges of cruelty to a juvenile.
  • Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:12:44 GMT
    The U.S. transportation secretary says indecision by Congress about how to pay for programs is again threatening to set back or shut down road and transit projects across the country. That could result
    The U.S. transportation secretary says indecision by Congress about how to pay for programs is again threatening to set back or shut down road and transit projects across the country.
  • Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice

    Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:11:46 GMT
    The death penalty has strong public support in Texas. Political candidates don't dare get in the way of the state's use of the ultimate punishment.  But Greg Abbott, Republican candidate for governor,
    The death penalty has strong public support in Texas. Political candidates don't dare get in the way of the state's use of the ultimate punishment.
  • Bowie County addresses budget; commission sworn in

    Bowie County addresses budget; commission sworn in

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:34:22 GMT
    Bowie County officials agree that a loan may be needed to get the county through this fiscal year, but just how much and where those funds will come from are being questioned.     Commissioners voted to
    Bowie County officials agree that a loan may be needed to get the county through this fiscal year, but just how much and where those funds will come from are being questioned.
  • Texarkana authorities investigating death of 27 year-old

    Texarkana authorities investigating death of 27 year-old

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:01:05 GMT
    Photo by: KTBS 3 News Julie ParrPhoto by: KTBS 3 News Julie Parr
    Texarkana, Texas authorities are investigating the death of a 27 year-old man.
    Texarkana, Texas authorities are investigating the death of a 27 year-old man.
  • Man, woman accused of conspiring to murder her husband

    Man, woman accused of conspiring to murder her husband

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:27:45 GMT
    Cassie Sims & Patrick PierceCassie Sims & Patrick Pierce
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a woman from Haughton and a male friend from Bossier City were arrested Monday night for conspiring to murder her husband this past weekend. Cassie L. Sims, 31,
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a woman from Haughton and a male friend from Bossier City were arrested Monday night for conspiring to murder her husband this past weekend.
  • Shreveport Man Claims $1 Million Powerball Prize

    Shreveport Man Claims $1 Million Powerball Prize

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:05:41 GMT
    Louisiana Lottery Sales Representative Ashley Mandina helps Store Manager David Beardsley spread the news that his store in Shreveport sold the $1 million winning Powerball ticket from the April 9 drawing. Louisiana Lottery Sales Representative Ashley Mandina helps Store Manager David Beardsley spread the news that his store in Shreveport sold the $1 million winning Powerball ticket from the April 9 drawing.
    Errick Harper said he plays Powerball because he figures someone has to win it. Though Harper may not have won the jackpot, he nonetheless became a millionaire in the April 9 Powerball drawing. The 39-year-old
    Errick Harper said he plays Powerball because he figures someone has to win it. Though Harper may not have won the jackpot, he nonetheless became a millionaire in the April 9 Powerball drawing.
  • Identity theft becomes obvious at tax time

    Identity theft becomes obvious at tax time

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:58:54 GMT
    As tax preparers help you file your income taxes, one Bossier City professional said they see more and more people who's identity was stolen. Kathy Morgan, an enrolled agent, said many victims don't even
    As tax preparers help you file your income taxes, one Bossier City professional said they see more and more people who's identity was stolen.
  • Louisiana Tech's Eco Car team prepares to defend world title

    Louisiana Tech's Eco Car team prepares to defend world title

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:41:09 GMT
    The team named its car, Diesel Dawg. The team named its car, Diesel Dawg.
    In just 10 days, students at Louisiana Tech will defend their world record in Shell's Eco-Marathon in Houston. Teams from around the world will compete to see who built the most fuel-efficient miniature
    In just 10 days, students at Louisiana Tech will defend their world record in Shell's Eco-Marathon in Houston.
  • Rep. McAllister cancels tea party appearance

    Rep. McAllister cancels tea party appearance

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:00:14 GMT
    An organizer says Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance before a tea party group as he continues to stay out of sight after a video showed him kissing a married aide.
    An organizer says Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance before a tea party group as he continues to stay out of sight after a video showed him kissing a married aide.
  • The tax clock is ticking

    The tax clock is ticking

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:51:16 GMT
    Everyone's least favorite day of the year is fast approaching. Taxes are due Tuesday. But procrastinators, rejoice! If you don't have time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won't be penalized
    Everyone's least favorite day of the year is fast approaching. Taxes are due Tuesday. But procrastinators, rejoice! If you don't have time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won't be penalized for filing late.
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:50:11 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
  • Obama having silent moment for Boston bombing

    Obama having silent moment for Boston bombing

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:27 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:27:56 GMT
    President Barack Obama is observing the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a moment of silence at the White House.
    President Barack Obama is observing the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a moment of silence at the White House.
  • Mavericks win ABA Championship

    Mavericks win ABA Championship

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:23:47 GMT
    The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks ended their first season in the ArkLaTex winning a remarkable 55th consecutive game.
    The Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks ended their first season in the ArkLaTex winning a remarkable 55th consecutive game.
  • Bradshaw back, likes what he sees at Tech

    Bradshaw back, likes what he sees at Tech

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:14:12 GMT
    Terry Bradshaw returned to the Ruston area Monday for his annual golf tournament to raise money for Louisiana Tech athletics and had high praise for what he sees happening at his alma mater.
    Terry Bradshaw returned to the Ruston area Monday for his annual golf tournament to raise money for Louisiana Tech athletics and had high praise for what he sees happening at his alma mater.
  • Hill's mountain

    Hill's mountain

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:13:47 GMT
    Jeremy Hill was LSU's top rusher last season despite missing all of the first game as a punishment for his off-season arrest and guilty plea to simple battery.
    Jeremy Hill was LSU's top rusher last season despite missing all of the first game as a punishment for his off-season arrest and guilty plea to simple battery.
  • Haynesville native training for triathlon killed in New Orleans

    Haynesville native training for triathlon killed in New Orleans

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:28:16 GMT
    Frank Guinn (source: WGNO)Frank Guinn (source: WGNO)
    An accident Friday on Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, left a 36 year-old bicyclist dead and another in critical condition.
    An accident Friday on Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, left a 36 year-old bicyclist dead and another in critical condition.
  • Haughton family battling Bossier Parish over non-existent sewer connection

    Haughton family battling Bossier Parish over non-existent sewer connection

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:27:21 GMT
    Amanda Williamson, her husband, and their two kids have lived in their home on Pine Cone Drive in the Tall Timbers neighborhood of Haughton for two years. That's also the length of time they've been battling
    Amanda Williamson, her husband, and their two kids have lived in their home on Pine Cone Drive in the Tall Timbers neighborhood of Haughton for two years. 
  • Grambling State student found dead in Lafayette park

    Grambling State student found dead in Lafayette park

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:12:35 GMT
    Alexandria Shelton Alexandria Shelton
    Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park. Cpl. Paul Mouton says the death is suspicious, but detectives
    Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park. 
  • Texarkana career fair set to help job seekers

    Texarkana career fair set to help job seekers

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:53:58 GMT
    New statistics for the Texarkana area show a slight drop in unemployment numbers. According to the Texas Workforce Office, out of nearly 63,000 Texarkana residents, about 7.2 percent are without work,
    New statistics for the Texarkana area show a slight drop in unemployment numbers.

  • Disc golfers donate tourney proceeds to female vets

    Disc golfers donate tourney proceeds to female vets

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:11:04 GMT
    (left to right) Dieter Neumann, Chad Smith. Brenda Ligon, Kevin Pelton, Reginald Hardy, Dr. Patrick McGauly & Todd Moore.(left to right) Dieter Neumann, Chad Smith. Brenda Ligon, Kevin Pelton, Reginald Hardy, Dr. Patrick McGauly & Todd Moore.
    The future looks bright for the Women's Health Program at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, thanks to the local Disc Golf Union. DGU donated $4,452 to the program after it hosted a Chains for Vets disc
    The future looks bright for the Women's Health Program at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, thanks to the local Disc Golf Union.
  • Woman calls 911 after shooting man at Hallsville home

    Woman calls 911 after shooting man at Hallsville home

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:41:48 GMT
    Marc Mathison, 51Marc Mathison, 51
    A man is recovering in east Texas this morning after a shooting in Harrison County. Authorities tell KTBS 3 News that 911 dispatchers received a call about 7:50am Monday regarding a shooting that had
    Man killed in morning shooting in Harrison County
  • Holy Week crawfish supply should satisfy demand

    Holy Week crawfish supply should satisfy demand

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:10:36 GMT
    Hungry for crawfish? Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend. It's a welcome turn to
    Hungry for crawfish? Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend.
  • Armed man injured following pursuit

    Armed man injured following pursuit

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:10:09 GMT
    A Spring, Texas man led law enforcement officers from three agencies on a pursuit that ended in gunfire early this morning, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and DeSoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle. It all started
    A Spring, Texas man led law enforcement officers from three agencies on a pursuit that ended in gunfire early this morning, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and DeSoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle.

  • Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

    Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:59:44 GMT
    A woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday and is in custody in Utah after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes.
    A woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday and is in custody in Utah after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes.
  • West anniversary brings lawmakers back to Capitol

    West anniversary brings lawmakers back to Capitol

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-04-14 10:38:52 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    10 Things to Know for Monday

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-04-14 09:24:21 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
  • Kidnapping suspect wanted by police

    Kidnapping suspect wanted by police

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-14 04:23:49 GMT
    Monroe Police needs the public's help finding a kidnapping suspect. Monroe Police say Benjamin Smith abducted his ex-girlfriend on Friday night, forcing her into his car and punching her several times
    Monroe Police needs the public's help finding a kidnapping suspect. Monroe Police say Benjamin Smith abducted his ex-girlfriend on Friday night, forcing her into his car and punching her several times
  • DeSoto Parish teen with autism attends senior prom with dream date

    DeSoto Parish teen with autism attends senior prom with dream date

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:04:38 GMT
    "To see the world through Christian's eyes is amazing." That's because 18-year-old Christian English sees it like no one else. "That just brings a whole nother level of joy to everybody." But it was years
    "To see the world through Christian's eyes is amazing." That's because 18-year-old Christian English sees it like no one else. "That just brings a whole nother level of joy to everybody."
  • 4th Annual Walk to create a world free of M. S.

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

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:58:42 GMT
    Hundreds gathered,at the Louisiana Boardwalk, on Saturday to raise awareness and push for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis in the 4th annual Walk to create a world free of M. S. walk. Participants attending
    Hundreds gathered,at the Louisiana Boardwalk, on Saturday to raise awareness and push for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis in the 4th annual Walk to create a world free of M. S. walk. Participants attending
  • Sabine Parish authorities searching for suspect in killing of English Bulldog

    Sabine Parish authorities searching for suspect in killing of English Bulldog

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:11:28 GMT
    Photo source: Many Police DepartmentPhoto source: Many Police Department
    The body of a young female English bulldog that was discovered along the New Hope Road on Sunday evening. Apparently the animal was choked by someone using a fan belt. This breed is very expensive and
    The body of a young female English bulldog was discovered along the New Hope Road on Sunday evening. 
  • Local man finds KTBS 3 Holiday in Dixie Treasure after only 3 clues

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

    Sunday, April 13 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-04-13 20:36:10 GMT
    After only 3 clues, the Holiday In Dixie Treasure has been found by one lucky KTBS 3 Treasure Hunter. The $1,500 treasure was found in Bossier City by Lucian Hughes. It was hidden under a bench near
    After only 3 clues, the Holiday In Dixie Treasure has been found by one lucky KTBS 3 Treasure Hunter. 
  • Suspect in apartment shooting surrenders to police

    Suspect in apartment shooting surrenders to police

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:46:15 GMT
    An arrest has been made in the apartment shooting that claimed a man's life.
    An arrest has been made in the apartment shooting that claimed a man's life.
  • Python escapes causing concern for some Longview residents

    Python escapes causing concern for some Longview residents

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:19:29 GMT
    Longview's police department is warning citizens on it's Facebook page that a 16 foot Burmese Python has escaped from a home in the 700 Block of East Lynnwood.
    Longview's police department is warning citizens on it's Facebook page that a 16 foot Burmese Python has escaped from a home in the 700 Block of East Lynnwood.
  • Tahj Jones shot by another former LSU player

    Tahj Jones shot by another former LSU player

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:20:05 GMT
    Former LSU linebacker Tahj Jones is recovering from surgery and remains in serious condition after being shot Friday night by another former LSU football player. Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats says
    Former LSU linebacker Tahj Jones is recovering from surgery and remains in serious condition after being shot Friday night by another former LSU football player.
  • Library Bans at Shreve Memorial

    Library Bans at Shreve Memorial

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:20:34 GMT
    When we hear the words banned and library, we usually are thinking about banned books.  But what about banned patrons?  The Shreveport Library system has a list of banned patrons that is 26 pages long!  This
    When we hear the words banned and library, we usually are thinking about banned books.  But what about banned patrons?  The Shreveport Library system has a list of banned patrons that is 26 pages long!  This
  • Hogs errin'; Tigers Nola

    Hogs errin'; Tigers Nola

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:01:47 GMT
    Junior right-hander Aaron Nola set a career high with 13 strikeouts in seven innings Friday night in a 5-3 win over Arkansas at Alex Box Stadium.
    Junior right-hander Aaron Nola set a career high with 13 strikeouts in seven innings Friday night in a 5-3 win over Arkansas at Alex Box Stadium.
  • Pit bull fighting in the Bayou State

    Pit bull fighting in the Bayou State

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:21:29 GMT
    Pit bull fighting is not a new issue, but it is a continuing problem that plagues rural areas including the ArkLaTex.
    Pit bull fighting is not a new issue, but it is a continuing problem that plagues rural areas including the ArkLaTex.
  • Federal government defers funding for LSU hospitals

    Federal government defers funding for LSU hospitals

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:50:35 GMT
    The federal government has temporarily deferred funding for medical services from University Health.
    The federal government has temporarily deferred funding for medical services from University Health.
  • McAllister video scandal revives talk of Vitter

    McAllister video scandal revives talk of Vitter

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:24:46 GMT
    The outcries from Louisiana Republican leaders calling for Rep. Vance McAllister to resign after he was caught on video kissing a married woman stand in sharp contrast to the muted GOP response seven
    The outcries from Louisiana Republican leaders calling for Rep. Vance McAllister to resign after he was caught on video kissing a married woman stand in sharp contrast to the muted GOP response seven years ago during Sen. David Vitter's prostitution scandal.
  • Ex-deputy arrested in child sex Internet sting

    Ex-deputy arrested in child sex Internet sting

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:23:37 GMT
    Faulkner County authorities have arrested a former deputy after the man allegedly tried to meet two children for sex.    The agency says 30-year-old Josh George of Guy was arrested Thursday at a grocery
    Faulkner County authorities have arrested a former deputy after the man allegedly tried to meet two children for sex.
  • Judge denies Shoffner request for attorney

    Judge denies Shoffner request for attorney

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:22:23 GMT
    A federal judge has turned down a request by former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner for him to appoint her hand-picked lawyer to represent her in her appeal of her corruption convictions.    Shoffner
    A federal judge has turned down a request by former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner for him to appoint her hand-picked lawyer to represent her in her appeal of her corruption convictions.
  • Neurosurgeon wins high-profile malpractice suit

    Neurosurgeon wins high-profile malpractice suit

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:24:12 GMT
    KTBS 3 has learned of a decision on a high-profile trial involving Shreveport neurosurgeon, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan
    KTBS 3 has learned of a decision on a high-profile trial involving Shreveport neurosurgeon, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan
  • Elected officials aim to help Safe House

    Elected officials aim to help Safe House

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:23:26 GMT
    Yesterday's announcement shocked people from all across our area. Officials at providence say they'll have to close the doors to their safe house at the end of may. But city and state officials say they're
    Yesterday's announcement shocked people from all across our area. Officials at providence say they'll have to close the doors to their safe house at the end of may. But city and state officials say they're
  • RRAD construction moving toward completion

    RRAD construction moving toward completion

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:04:52 GMT
    One of the largest construction projects in Bowie County, Texas is another step closer to completion.    The third and final stage of Red River Army Depot's multi-million dollar facility should be completed
    One of the largest construction projects in Bowie County, Texas is another step closer to completion.
  • Loyola hosts impressive alums

    Loyola hosts impressive alums

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:48:55 GMT
    Today Loyola Seniors were given a taste of what awaits them in the "real world."  30 accomplished Alumni were on campus, presenting to students for Career Day.  Jesuit, St. Vincent's and Loyola College
    Today Loyola Seniors were given a taste of what awaits them in the "real world."  30 accomplished Alumni were on campus, presenting to students for Career Day.  Jesuit, St. Vincent's and Loyola College
  • Search for missing woman continues

    Search for missing woman continues

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:51:00 GMT
    Hazel JacksonHazel Jackson
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a local woman who has not been seen since mid-March. Hazel Jackson has been missing since March 16, 2014 when she was last seen leaving a home
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a local woman who has not been seen since mid-March.
  • First-time unemployment insurance claims rise

    First-time unemployment insurance claims rise

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:13:20 GMT
    First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending April 5 increased from the previous week's total.
    First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending April 5 increased from the previous week's total.
  • 2 bank tellers booked with theft

    2 bank tellers booked with theft

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:11:01 GMT
    Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say two bank tellers in Cut Off have been arrested after they allegedly admitted to stealing money from their employer
    Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say two bank tellers in Cut Off have been arrested after they allegedly admitted to stealing money from their employer
  • Missing Teen I'esha Jones

    Missing Teen I'esha Jones

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:08:41 GMT
    Shreveport Police detectives need your help in locating a teenage girl who has apparently run away. On April 8, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 3900 block of Sumner Street
    Shreveport Police detectives need your help in locating a teenage girl who has apparently run away. On April 8, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 3900 block of Sumner Street
  • March 4 Meals

    March 4 Meals

    Thursday, March 6 2014 7:02 PM EST2014-03-07 00:02:26 GMT
    Caddo Council on Aging's annual March 4 Meals to bring awareness about Meals on Wheels and senior hunger. 
    Caddo Council on Aging's annual March 4 Meals to bring awareness about Meals on Wheels and senior hunger. 
  • Davis not discouraged by Democratic voter turnout

    Davis not discouraged by Democratic voter turnout

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 7:18 PM EST2014-03-06 00:18:05 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis says she's not disappointed turnout among her party's primary voters wasn't stronger -- even amid a major organizing push.   Davis said Wednesday that her
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis says she's not disappointed turnout among her party's primary voters wasn't stronger -- even amid a major organizing push.
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