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  • External cameras on school buses considered

    External cameras on school buses considered

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

    Local group gives minority businesses upper hand

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

    Corrections officer arrested

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

    Pastor killed

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:08:55 GMT
    The state Supreme Court has denied Woodrow Karey's appeal for a bond reduction.
    The state Supreme Court has denied Woodrow Karey's appeal for a bond reduction.
  • Not Waiting on Grigsby: City Council moves forward without Grigsby and Associates

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

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:43:53 GMT
    It appears the City of Shreveport can move forward with the most pressing bond issues without Grigsby and Associates. Instead they are using in-house staff with the assistance of bond counsel which are made up of local attorneys.  
    It appears the City of Shreveport can move forward with the most pressing bond issues without Grigsby and Associates. Instead they are using in-house staff with the assistance of bond counsel which are made up of local attorneys.  
  • New hope in combating migraines

    New hope in combating migraines

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:31:22 GMT
    Millions of Americans suffer from debilitating migraines, but new research presented this week is offering hope that a remedy might be around the corner.
    Millions of Americans suffer from debilitating migraines, but new research presented this week is offering hope that a remedy might be around the corner.
  • Do you recognize this man?

    Do you recognize this man?

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:39:03 GMT
    Photo courtesy of SPDPhoto courtesy of SPD
    Shreveport Police need your help identifying a man who used a credit card, thought to be stolen in a burglary at a south Shreveport home, to purchase items at a convenience store on Monkhouse earlier this month. 
    Shreveport Police need your help identifying a man who used a credit card, thought to be stolen in a burglary at a south Shreveport home, to purchase items at a convenience store on Monkhouse earlier this month. 
  • Goodwill wants you to run and 'Ditch Your Duds'

    Goodwill wants you to run and 'Ditch Your Duds'

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:18:06 GMT
    Goodwill Industries wants you to get fit - and donate by participating in the Ditch Your Duds 5K race this Saturday.
    Goodwill Industries wants you to get fit - and donate by participating in the Ditch Your Duds 5K race this Saturday.
  • First class service to fly into Shreveport with Delta

    First class service to fly into Shreveport with Delta

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:14:43 GMT
    If you frequently fly out of Shreveport Regional Airport, a new service will be available next fall. 
    If you frequently fly out of Shreveport Regional Airport, a new service will be available next fall. 
  • Marshall's Wonderland of Lights in danger of going dark

    Marshall's Wonderland of Lights in danger of going dark

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:56:35 GMT
    The Harrison County Courthouse was lit up with thousands of light in November 2013.The Harrison County Courthouse was lit up with thousands of light in November 2013.
    The future is looking dim for Marshall's annual Wonderland of Lights.
    The future is looking dim for Marshall's annual Wonderland of Lights.
  • "PopUp" deadline is today!

    "PopUp" deadline is today!

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:54:30 GMT
    Calling all retail and restaurants- the deadline for the first-ever Downtown Pop UP Project is today at noon.
    Calling all retail and restaurants- the deadline for the first-ever Downtown Pop UP Project is today at noon.
  • Jindal signs bill to tighten La. explosives rules

    Jindal signs bill to tighten La. explosives rules

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:41 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:41:12 GMT
    Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed to toughen state regulations and oversight of explosives licenses in Louisiana.
    Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed to toughen state regulations and oversight of explosives licenses in Louisiana.
  • Standing tall; Rob Harper Athlete of the Week

    Standing tall; Rob Harper Athlete of the Week

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:19:39 GMT
    Standing 6 foot 7 Parkway's Rob Harper is hard to miss when he steps on the mound. 
    Standing 6 foot 7 Parkway's Rob Harper is hard to miss when he steps on the mound. 
  • LSU gets slipped a Mickey.. for at least one more year

    LSU gets slipped a Mickey.. for at least one more year

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:11:36 GMT
    LSU freshman All-America forward Jordan Mickey announced in a Wednesday press conference that he will return for his second season as a member of the LSU men's basketball team for the 2014-15 campaign.
    LSU freshman All-America forward Jordan Mickey announced in a Wednesday press conference that he will return for his second season as a member of the LSU men's basketball team for the 2014-15 campaign.
  • Pedestrian accidents on the rise in Shreveport

    Pedestrian accidents on the rise in Shreveport

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:04:56 GMT
    Remember to look both ways before crossing the street-words we all remember hearing growing up. But officials say all to often that advice is forgotten when our children and teens take to the streets.
    Remember to look both ways before crossing the street-words we all remember hearing growing up. But officials say all to often that advice is forgotten when our children and teens take to the streets.
  • Saints ready for prime time; 2014 schedule announced

    Saints ready for prime time; 2014 schedule announced

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:11:21 GMT
    In 2014, the New Orleans Saints will play in five prime time games and will face the challenge of playing three of their first four contests away from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, it was announced Wednesday by the NFL.
    In 2014, the New Orleans Saints will play in five prime time games and will face the challenge of playing three of their first four contests away from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, it was announced Wednesday by the NFL.
  • Cowboys schedule has early tests, late road trips

    Cowboys schedule has early tests, late road trips

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:05:28 GMT
    The Cowboys’ 2014 season will kick off with a bang on Sunday, Sept. 7, as they are set to play host to the San Francisco 49ers from ATT Stadium.
    The Cowboys’ 2014 season will kick off with a bang on Sunday, Sept. 7, as they are set to play host to the San Francisco 49ers from ATT Stadium.
  • Two killed in Caddo Parish train accident

    Two killed in Caddo Parish train accident

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:08:19 GMT
    Two killed in train/truck crash on Stage Coach Rd.  (photo by Devon Patton, KTBS 3 News)Two killed in train/truck crash on Stage Coach Rd. (photo by Devon Patton, KTBS 3 News)
    A husband and wife have been killed in a train accident in Caddo Parish.  They've been identified as Wilson Evans, 85, and Kathleen Evans, 79.
    A husband and wife have been killed in a train accident in Caddo Parish.  They've been identified as Wilson Evans, 85, and Kathleen Evans, 79.
  • Bill mandates life support for pregnant women

    Bill mandates life support for pregnant women

    Bill mandates life support for pregnant women

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:20:40 GMT
    Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would require doctors and hospitals to use life support to keep brain-dead pregnant women alive until they give birth, no matter a family's wishes.
    Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would require doctors and hospitals to use life support to keep brain-dead pregnant women alive until they give birth, no matter a family's wishes.
  • Battle on the Border line-up true to its title

    Battle on the Border line-up true to its title

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:18:12 GMT
     The City of Shreveport announces additions to the 2014 Landers Dodge Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase, to be held September 12 – 13 at Shreveport Independence Stadium.
     The City of Shreveport announces additions to the 2014 Landers Dodge Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase, to be held September 12 – 13 at Shreveport Independence Stadium.
  • Hearing set in Arkansas voter ID lawsuit

    Hearing set in Arkansas voter ID lawsuit

    Hearing set in Arkansas voter ID lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:06:47 GMT
    An Arkansas judge has scheduled a hearing over a request to block the enforcement of the state's voter ID law in next month's primary.
    An Arkansas judge has scheduled a hearing over a request to block the enforcement of the state's voter ID law in next month's primary.
  • Arrest warrant obtained in Shreveport shooting that injured two

    Arrest warrant obtained in Shreveport shooting that injured two

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:02:11 GMT
    Deandre Anderson, 28Deandre Anderson, 28
    Police detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a local man in connection with a shooting that injured two men earlier this week.
    Police detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a local man in connection with a shooting that injured two men earlier this week.
  • CHRISTUS offers free skin cancer screenings

    CHRISTUS offers free skin cancer screenings

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:48:05 GMT
    Spring is heating up and that sun exposure is tough on the skin.
    Spring is heating up and that sun exposure is tough on the skin.
  • Roadwork scheduled in Texarkana to replace Highway 71 viaduct

    Roadwork scheduled in Texarkana to replace Highway 71 viaduct

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

    Pedestrian hit in front of local hospital

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:52:19 GMT
    photo by: KTBS 3 News Elsa Gillisphoto by: KTBS 3 News Elsa Gillis
    A woman has potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Shreveport.
    A woman has potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Shreveport.
  • Crimestoppers looking for an East Texas man Bobby Donell

    Crimestoppers looking for an East Texas man Bobby Donell

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:37:55 GMT
    Bobby Choice, 54Bobby Choice, 54
    On April 19, 2014, Bobby Donell Choice, B/M, 05/24/1959 committed a theft from J.C. Penny. 
    On April 19, 2014, Bobby Donell Choice, B/M, 05/24/1959 committed a theft from J.C. Penny. 
  • Linwood Public Charter announces expansion

    Linwood Public Charter announces expansion

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:30:45 GMT
    photo by: KTBS 3 News Amy Vitranophoto by: KTBS 3 News Amy Vitrano
    Kindergarten and first grade students will have another option for school starting in the fall.
    Kindergarten and first grade students will have another option for school starting in the fall.
  • Presidential Search Committees appointed for GSU & NSU

    Presidential Search Committees appointed for GSU & NSU

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:28:47 GMT
    The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System launched two campus presidential searches with the appointment of search committees by Board Chair E. Gerald "T-Boy" Hebert and announcement of meeting dates. 
    The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System launched two campus presidential searches with the appointment of search committees by Board Chair E. Gerald "T-Boy" Hebert and announcement of meeting dates. 
  • Barksdale B-52 with first CONECT upgrade returns

    Barksdale B-52 with first CONECT upgrade returns

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:59:58 GMT
    The first B-52H Stratofortress to receive the Combat Network Communications Technology, or CONECT, will return to Barksdale on Friday. 
    The first B-52H Stratofortress to receive the Combat Network Communications Technology, or CONECT, will return to Barksdale on Friday. 
  • Caddo Parish early voting continues

    Caddo Parish early voting continues

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:31:25 GMT
    All registered voters are eligible to vote on one parishwide proposition from the Caddo Parish Commission.
    All registered voters are eligible to vote on one parishwide proposition from the Caddo Parish Commission.
  • Texarkana, AR police on the hunt for hit and run driver

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

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:09:59 GMT
    The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is currently seeking information in reference to a hit and run pedestrian accident that occurred last Sunday morning.
    The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is currently seeking information in reference to a hit and run pedestrian accident that occurred last Sunday morning.
  • Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo

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

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:54:33 GMT
    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming. 
    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming. 
  • FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

    FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:53:33 GMT
    The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four decades. 
    The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four decades. 
  • La. House says dogs in truck beds should be secure

    La. House says dogs in truck beds should be secure

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:52:31 GMT
    Drivers would have to secure dogs riding in truck beds while on interstate highways, if the Senate agrees to a bill backed by the House. 
    Drivers would have to secure dogs riding in truck beds while on interstate highways, if the Senate agrees to a bill backed by the House. 
  • Water Main break causes delayed start at Queen City ISD

    Water Main break causes delayed start at Queen City ISD

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:29:45 GMT
    A water line break is too blame for a late start at Queen City, Texas ISD.
    A water line break is too blame for a late start at Queen City, Texas ISD.
  • Cassidy: LA Senate race important to entire country

    Cassidy: LA Senate race important to entire country

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:14:48 GMT
    Congressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th DistrictCongressman Bill Cassidy, LA's 6th District
    There could be a shake up in who represents Louisiana in the US Senate, next year. Sixth Congressional District Representative Bill Cassidy plans to run for the first time.
    There could be a shake up in who represents Louisiana in the US Senate, next year. Sixth Congressional District Representative Bill Cassidy plans to run for the first time.
  • Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

    Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:41:50 GMT
    Authorities say unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane.
    Authorities say unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane.
  • Young and restless

    Young and restless

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:52:46 GMT
    Louisiana Tech quarterback Scotty Young has elected to forego his final year of eligibility and end his collegiate football career after obtaining his degree from Louisiana Tech University this summer. 
    Louisiana Tech quarterback Scotty Young has elected to forego his final year of eligibility and end his collegiate football career after obtaining his degree from Louisiana Tech University this summer. 
  • Wave good bye, LSU extends record shutout run

    Wave good bye, LSU extends record shutout run

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:49:57 GMT
    Sixth-ranked LSU defeated Tulane, 6-0, Tuesday night for the Tigers’ 13th shutout of the year at Alex Box Stadium.
    Sixth-ranked LSU defeated Tulane, 6-0, Tuesday night for the Tigers’ 13th shutout of the year at Alex Box Stadium.
  • With Ego in check, NFL not sure about "Freak"

    With Ego in check, NFL not sure about "Freak"

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:40:51 GMT
    LSU has been a machine when it comes to feeding players to the NFL, most of those in recent years having come from the defensive side. 
    LSU has been a machine when it comes to feeding players to the NFL, most of those in recent years having come from the defensive side. 
  • Street donation changes come to Shreveport

    Street donation changes come to Shreveport

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:39:14 GMT
    Compromise was the word of the night-- as city officials worked with organizations on how to handle street donation solicitations.
    Compromise was the word of the night-- as city officials worked with organizations on how to handle street donation solicitations.
  • Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

    Breast lifts outpace the growth of implants

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:42:18 GMT
    Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
    Breast implants are still the most popular choice for women, but now the number of breast lifts is growing twice as fast.
  • Byrd's eye view; New Orleans a great fit

    Byrd's eye view; New Orleans a great fit

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:07:23 GMT
    New Saints safety Jairus Byrd already knew he was joining a talented team, but is jumping right in learning how it also has a special relationship with its fans.
    New Saints safety Jairus Byrd already knew he was joining a talented team, but is jumping right in learning how it also has a special relationship with its fans.
  • NFL-bound Jackson calls Haughton's Dak Prescott a "great leader"

    NFL-bound Jackson calls Haughton's Dak Prescott a "great leader"

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:57:26 GMT
    Mississippi State guard Gabe Jackson has size, strength and power. As Jackson leaves, he sees the bulldog’s future being very bright after having played with returning quarterback Dak Prescott.
    Mississippi State guard Gabe Jackson has size, strength and power. As Jackson leaves, he sees the bulldog’s future being very bright after having played with returning quarterback Dak Prescott.
  • City's first public-use CNG fueling station opens in Shreveport

    City's first public-use CNG fueling station opens in Shreveport

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:29:12 GMT
    Shreveport is priming the pumps for its newest compressed natural gas station.
    Shreveport is priming the pumps for its newest compressed natural gas station.
  • Lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill

    Lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill

    Lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:24:14 GMT
    An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.
    An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity has been shelved for the legislative session.
  • Arkansas US Sen. John Boozman having surgery

    Arkansas US Sen. John Boozman having surgery

    Arkansas US Sen. John Boozman having surgery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:22:42 GMT
    U.S. Sen. John Boozman is undergoing surgery at an Arkansas hospital. 
    U.S. Sen. John Boozman is undergoing surgery at an Arkansas hospital. 
  • Tax to fund Bossier Parish Library System up for renewal

    Tax to fund Bossier Parish Library System up for renewal

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:21:21 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    The money to fund the Bossier Parish Library System will soon once again be in front of taxpayers in the voting booth. The 10-year library property tax is up for renewal in November.
    The money to fund the Bossier Parish Library System will soon once again be in front of taxpayers in the voting booth. The 10-year library property tax is up for renewal in November.
  • Senators reject bill to lessen marijuana penalties

    Senators reject bill to lessen marijuana penalties

    Senators reject bill to lessen marijuana penalties

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:19:56 GMT
    Senators have refused to reduce Louisiana's criminal penalties for marijuana possession, siding with the state's district attorneys and sheriffs who opposed the proposal.
    Senators have refused to reduce Louisiana's criminal penalties for marijuana possession, siding with the state's district attorneys and sheriffs who opposed the proposal.
  • TAPD K9 team wins top honors

    TAPD K9 team wins top honors

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:51:25 GMT
    A Texarkana, Arkansas police K-9 team receives high honors. 
    A Texarkana, Arkansas police K-9 team receives high honors. 
  • East Texas million dollar jackpot winner from Eldorado Casino

    East Texas million dollar jackpot winner from Eldorado Casino

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:17:44 GMT
    Shreveport, LA ----- Saturday, April 19, yet another casino guest from Texas won over $1 million playing Wheel of Fortune slots at Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport! Bruce W. from Gary, Texas, won $1,034,027
    Shreveport, LA ----- Saturday, April 19, yet another casino guest from Texas won over $1 million playing Wheel of Fortune slots at Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport! Bruce W. from Gary, Texas, won $1,034,027
  • Bond is fit to stand trial

    Bond is fit to stand trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:03:39 GMT
    (Photo source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Dept.)(Photo source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Dept.)
    Murder suspect Robert Bond will stand trial for this wife Annie Bond's murder. 
    Murder suspect Robert Bond will stand trial for this wife Annie Bond's murder. 
  • Rodessa man arrested for rape

    Rodessa man arrested for rape

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:39:01 GMT
    Caddo Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Rodessa man for rape charges dating back to the 1990's, according to Sheriff Steve Prator.
    Caddo Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Rodessa man for rape charges dating back to the 1990's, according to Sheriff Steve Prator.
  • EPA Celebrates Earth Day

    EPA Celebrates Earth Day

    EPA Celebrates Earth Day

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:24:02 GMT
    Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change DALLAS – (April 22, 2014) This Earth Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is empowering Americans across the country to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives. Across the country, EPA will be holding events to talk about common-sense action to reduce carbon pollution and promote a cleaner energy economy while ensuring that all Americans have the information they ...
    Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change DALLAS – (April 22, 2014) This Earth Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is empowering Americans across the country to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives. Across the country, EPA will be holding events to talk about common-sense action to reduce carbon pollution and promote a cleaner energy economy while ensuring that all Americans have the information they ...
  • To tip or not to tip?

    To tip or not to tip?

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:06:17 GMT
    It's time now for a Tuesday tip -- about who we tip and who we don't.  A new article says that there's more to gratuity than many of us think, and takes a look at who you may have been forgetting.  Here's a look at the not-so-obvious workers who may deserve a few extra bucks.
    It's time now for a Tuesday tip -- about who we tip and who we don't.  A new article says that there's more to gratuity than many of us think, and takes a look at who you may have been forgetting.  Here's a look at the not-so-obvious workers who may deserve a few extra bucks.
  • Make way for changes in Caddo schools

    Make way for changes in Caddo schools

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:53:02 GMT
    Dr. Lamar GoreeDr. Lamar Goree
    Caddo Parish School Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree unveiled the "Reimagine Our Schools" Campaign Tuesday morning.
    Caddo Parish School Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree unveiled the "Reimagine Our Schools" Campaign Tuesday morning.
  • Murder victim remembered as accused killer heads to court

    Murder victim remembered as accused killer heads to court

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:58:58 GMT
    Vigil for murder victim Annie Bond in Benton, LA.Vigil for murder victim Annie Bond in Benton, LA.
    Family and friends are remembering murder victim Annie Bond this morning at a vigil in Benton.
    Family and friends are remembering murder victim Annie Bond this morning at a vigil in Benton.
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-04-22 10:49:44 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:
  • ABC's Robin Roberts to get honorary degree

    ABC's Robin Roberts to get honorary degree

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-04-22 09:48:44 GMT
    Southeastern Louisiana University will honor ABC's "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts with an honorary doctorate at its spring commencement on May 17.
    Southeastern Louisiana University will honor ABC's "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts with an honorary doctorate at its spring commencement on May 17.
  • Suspect sought in shooting that injured two

    Suspect sought in shooting that injured two

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-04-22 09:15:03 GMT
    Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds following a shooting in west Shreveport Monday evening.
    Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds following a shooting in west Shreveport Monday evening.
  • White's silence golden for Tech, so far

    White's silence golden for Tech, so far

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:44:43 GMT
    The story KTBS 3 Sports reported last Thursday about Tennessee’s interest in Louisiana Tech basketball coach Michael White really heated up over the weekend, but Monday night ended with reports Tennessee has reached agreement with Southern Miss head coach Donnie Tyndall.
    The story KTBS 3 Sports reported last Thursday about Tennessee’s interest in Louisiana Tech basketball coach Michael White really heated up over the weekend, but Monday night ended with reports Tennessee has reached agreement with Southern Miss head coach Donnie Tyndall.
  • NFL ready to welcome Shreveport's L'Damian Washington

    NFL ready to welcome Shreveport's L'Damian Washington

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:19:12 GMT
    Missouri wide receiver L'Damian Washington is just hoping to hear his name get called in the upcoming NFL draft. 
    Missouri wide receiver L'Damian Washington is just hoping to hear his name get called in the upcoming NFL draft. 
  • NFL scout has high praise for Ellis; Justin time for draft

    NFL scout has high praise for Ellis; Justin time for draft

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:28:56 GMT
    Former Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Justin Ellis has worked hard to improve his play and done a nice job impressing scouts before the draft.
    Former Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Justin Ellis has worked hard to improve his play and done a nice job impressing scouts before the draft.
  • Church in Vivian makes Dean's list, Hall of Famer to speak Sunday

    Church in Vivian makes Dean's list, Hall of Famer to speak Sunday

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:26:16 GMT
    Pro Football Hall of Famer, former Louisiana Tech star and reverend Fred Dean will speak at the Reader Chapel church in Vivian, La on Sunday, April 27th at 3:00pm. Dean is appearing at the church's Food Pantry Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Fundraiser.
    Pro Football Hall of Famer, former Louisiana Tech star and reverend Fred Dean will speak at the Reader Chapel church in Vivian, La on Sunday, April 27th at 3:00pm. Dean is appearing at the church's Food Pantry Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Fundraiser.
  • Boston strong: Georgia tight end Arthur Lynch

    Boston strong: Georgia tight end Arthur Lynch

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:23:59 GMT
    Georgia tight end Arthur Lynch arrived in Athens from Boston as a blocking tight end and leaves as ready for the NFL as any tight end in the current draft. 
    Georgia tight end Arthur Lynch arrived in Athens from Boston as a blocking tight end and leaves as ready for the NFL as any tight end in the current draft. 
  • Suspect behind Walmart bomb threat arrested

    Suspect behind Walmart bomb threat arrested

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:38:56 GMT
    The man suspected of being responsible for a bomb threat, on Friday is behind bars after a group of his friends encouraged him to surrender to authorities.
    The man suspected of being responsible for a bomb threat, on Friday is behind bars after a group of his friends encouraged him to surrender to authorities.
  • Jindal attends nursing home opening

    Jindal attends nursing home opening

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:58:59 GMT
    Gamble Guest Care cut the ribbon on a new $10 million nursing care center in Ruston Monday afternoon.
    Gamble Guest Care cut the ribbon on a new $10 million nursing care center in Ruston Monday afternoon.
  • Shreveport home suffers heavy damage after fire

    Shreveport home suffers heavy damage after fire

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:14:52 GMT
    A Shreveport home is heavily damaged after a fire.
    A Shreveport home is heavily damaged after a fire.
  • It's back to class for Woodlawn students after electricity restored

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

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:08:34 GMT
    Classes will resume Tuesday at Woodlawn Leadership Academy in Shreveport.
    Classes will resume Tuesday at Woodlawn Leadership Academy in Shreveport.
  • Crash victims identified

    Crash victims identified

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:38:47 GMT
    One person is dead after a major accident on I-20.

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

    Ruston lawmaker's bill to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors advances

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:30:11 GMT
    Because there is no tobacco used, there is not a law in Louisiana that regulates the sale of electronic cigarettes. That means those under the age of 18 can legally buy the e-cigarettes. Five Louisiana law makers saw the need to change this. 
    Because there is no tobacco used, there is not a law in Louisiana that regulates the sale of electronic cigarettes. That means those under the age of 18 can legally buy the e-cigarettes. Five Louisiana law makers saw the need to change this. 
  • Shreveport's 3132 to reopen soon

    Shreveport's 3132 to reopen soon

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:34:38 GMT
    Part of a major Shreveport thoroughfare should reopen at any time now after a major accident.
    Part of a major Shreveport thoroughfare should reopen at any time now after a major accident.
  • Shreveport man accused of molesting juveniles

    Shreveport man accused of molesting juveniles

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:03:04 GMT
    Donald Meshell, 48Donald Meshell, 48
    Shreveport Police have charged a local man who they believe molested at least two little girls.
    Shreveport Police have charged a local man who they believe molested at least two little girls.
  • TSTC Marshall Ranks #1 in Developmental Graduation Rates

    TSTC Marshall Ranks #1 in Developmental Graduation Rates

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:38:47 GMT
    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has released the 2014 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac. The 2014 Almanac, available online, providesprovides higher education facts and performance data that allow users to compare Texas public higher education institutions. The data provides a snapshot of how Texas is doing educationally and highlights progress relative to the state’s higher education plan.Texas State Technical College Marshall holds the top spot in graduation rates for deve...
    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has released the 2014 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac. The 2014 Almanac, available online, providesprovides higher education facts and performance data that allow users to compare Texas public higher education institutions. The data provides a snapshot of how Texas is doing educationally and highlights progress relative to the state’s higher education plan.Texas State Technical College Marshall holds the top spot in graduation rates for deve...
  • UPDATE: Wreck scenes cleared

    UPDATE: Wreck scenes cleared

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:23:28 GMT
    Bossier City police and fire personnel are on the scene of two separate crashes with injuries on I-20 westbound. 
    Bossier City police and fire personnel are on the scene of two separate crashes with injuries on I-20 westbound. 
  • Deadline nears to register for Arkansas primary

    Deadline nears to register for Arkansas primary

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:38:50 GMT
    Monday marks the deadline for Arkansans to register to vote in next month's primary election.
    Monday marks the deadline for Arkansans to register to vote in next month's primary election.
  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:52:05 GMT
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed `unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster.
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed `unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster.
  • State cuts limit services for Caddo juveniles

    State cuts limit services for Caddo juveniles

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:44:03 GMT
    Caddo Parish authorities say state cuts left a $2.9 million hole in the juvenile justice system.
    Caddo Parish authorities say state cuts left a $2.9 million hole in the juvenile justice system.
  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    10 Things to Know for Monday

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:22:50 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:
  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:23:30 GMT
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
  • Abandoned house burns twice in one week

    Abandoned house burns twice in one week

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-04-21 09:15:54 GMT
    Shreveport fire fighters were called to the scene of a previous fire for a new blaze early Monday morning.
    Shreveport fire fighters were called to the scene of a previous fire for a new blaze early Monday morning.
  • DOTD urges City to Open Cross Lake Dam's spillway

    DOTD urges City to Open Cross Lake Dam's spillway

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:55:23 GMT
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want the City of Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway but the city is refusing.
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want the City of Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway but the city is refusing.
  • Donations sought for care of burned pony, foal in Texas

    Donations sought for care of burned pony, foal in Texas

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:52:43 GMT
    The Humane Society of North Texas is collecting donations for care of a pony and her foal who were severely burned in a barn fire south of Fort Worth.
    The Humane Society of North Texas is collecting donations for care of a pony and her foal who were severely burned in a barn fire south of Fort Worth.
  • Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart

    Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:17:17 GMT
    The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise.
    The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise.
  • Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, boxer wrongly accused of murder, dies

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

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:32:27 GMT
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of a triple murder, has died in Toronto, according to Win Wahrer, the director of client services for the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of a triple murder, has died in Toronto, according to Win Wahrer, the director of client services for the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.
  • DA's office calls for death penalty in child murder case

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

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:23:59 GMT
    They're among our community's most vulnerable residents - children.  One local prosecutor says crimes against kids are on the rise. The district attorney's office will fight back with the strongest tool they have.
    They're among our community's most vulnerable residents - children.  One local prosecutor says crimes against kids are on the rise. The district attorney's office will fight back with the strongest tool they have.
  • Search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa; three still missing

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

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-04-20 13:31:32 GMT
    Search teams have recovered a 13th body on Mount Everest, a day after an avalanche swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
    Search teams have recovered a 13th body on Mount Everest, a day after an avalanche swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
  • DOTD asks Shreveport to open dam's gates

    DOTD asks Shreveport to open dam's gates

    DOTD asks Shreveport to open dam's gates

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-20 04:23:42 GMT
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development wants Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway drawdown gates, but the city is refusing.
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development wants Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway drawdown gates, but the city is refusing.
  • Haynesville residents escort fallen fireman home

    Haynesville residents escort fallen fireman home

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:24:06 GMT
    Photo by: Tiffany FlournoyPhoto by: Tiffany Flournoy
    Graveside services have been set for a Georgia firefighter killed while training for an Ironman event in New Orleans.
    Graveside services have been set for a Georgia firefighter killed while training for an Ironman event in New Orleans.
  • Arkansas unemployment rate dips below 7 percent

    Arkansas unemployment rate dips below 7 percent

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:01:16 GMT
    State officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below 7 percent for the first time in more than five years.   The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services says the state's unemployment rate
    State officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below 7 percent for the first time in more than five years.
  • Patient seeks monetary damages against Ark. doctor

    Patient seeks monetary damages against Ark. doctor

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:00:16 GMT
    A 23-year-old Arkansas woman, who authorities say a Paragould doctor snapped nude photos of during a gynecology examination, has filed a lawsuit against the medical practitioner.   The civil complaint
    A 23-year-old Arkansas woman, who authorities say a Paragould doctor snapped nude photos of during a gynecology examination, has filed a lawsuit against the medical practitioner.
  • Superdome secret; Ryan Grant

    Superdome secret; Ryan Grant

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:55:46 GMT
    One of the reasons Tulane became a winning program under former Saints wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson is wide out Ryan Grant.
    One of the reasons Tulane became a winning program under former Saints wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson is wide out Ryan Grant.
  • Saints re-sign Meachem; offense keeps deep threat

    Saints re-sign Meachem; offense keeps deep threat

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:45:21 GMT
    The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that the club has re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.
    The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that the club has re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.
  • Suspect identified in early morning Wal-Mart bomb threats

    Suspect identified in early morning Wal-Mart bomb threats

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:26:18 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. 
  • Rapper Lil Boosier to take Louisiana stages

    Rapper Lil Boosier to take Louisiana stages

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:26:12 GMT
    It's a big weekend ahead for Louisiana-grown Lil Boosie
    It's a big weekend ahead for Louisiana-grown Lil Boosie
  • 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.
  • 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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