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  • Whataburger hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign

    Whataburger hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:10:15 GMT
    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. 
    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. 
  • Animal abandonment investigation underway in Caddo Parish

    Animal abandonment investigation underway in Caddo Parish

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:45:23 GMT
    Caddo Parish Animal Services is investigating a possible case of animal abandonment in the 1100 block of Prospect St.
    Caddo Parish Animal Services is investigating a possible case of animal abandonment in the 1100 block of Prospect St.
  • Firefighter trials set for December

    Firefighter trials set for December

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:18:28 GMT
    Fire Station 8Fire Station 8
    There's a new development today in the Shreveport Fire Station 8 scandal. The felony cruelty to the infirm trials have been set for December 8.
    There's a new development today in the Shreveport Fire Station 8 scandal. The felony cruelty to the infirm trials have been set for December 8.
  • Vitter introduces legislation to stop illegal immigrants from receiving Obamacare, tuition tax credits

    Vitter introduces legislation to stop illegal immigrants from receiving Obamacare, tuition tax credits

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:18:25 GMT
    U.S. Sen. David VitterU.S. Sen. David Vitter
    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today introduced a package of bills to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving healthcare subsides through Obamacare and higher education tax credits.
    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today introduced a package of bills to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving healthcare subsides through Obamacare and higher education tax credits.
  • Bossier task force seeks stolen fuel card suspect

    Bossier task force seeks stolen fuel card suspect

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:36:23 GMT
    The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help with identifying and locating a man suspected of using a stolen fuel card to ring up hundreds of dollars in authorized fuel purchases.
    The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help with identifying and locating a man suspected of using a stolen fuel card to ring up hundreds of dollars in authorized fuel purchases.
  • Late morning fire damages vacant home on Turner Lane

    Late morning fire damages vacant home on Turner Lane

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:50:39 GMT
    Late morning fire damages Shreveport homeLate morning fire damages Shreveport home
    Shreveport fire crews had their hands full with a late morning fire. The blaze broke out around 11:05 a.m. on the 700 block of Turner Lane. When crews arrived on scene, they found flames coming from a window of the home.Fire crews were able to get the blaze under control within an hour. Authorities say the home was vacant with no utilities, however it appears someone had been staying there.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Stay with KTBS 3 News on-air and online for the latest on ...
    Shreveport fire crews had their hands full with a late morning fire. The blaze broke out around 11:05 a.m. on the 700 block of Turner Lane. When crews arrived on scene, they found flames coming from a window of the home.Fire crews were able to get the blaze under control within an hour. Authorities say the home was vacant with no utilities, however it appears someone had been staying there.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Stay with KTBS 3 News on-air and online for the latest on ...
  • Your back-to-school health checklist

    Your back-to-school health checklist

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:04:19 GMT
    A new school year is right in front of us and now is the time to get your child's health needs in order.
    A new school year is right in front of us and now is the time to get your child's health needs in order.
  • In the courts this Wednesday...

    In the courts this Wednesday...

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:03:56 GMT
    Chevis CarterChevis Carter
    It's been a busy morning at the Caddo Parish Courthouse.
    It's been a busy morning at the Caddo Parish Courthouse.
  • St. Jude is "Disneyland" for Tulane researcher

    St. Jude is "Disneyland" for Tulane researcher

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:01:17 GMT
    The KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home campaign continues as the children's research hospital saves lives every day.
    The KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home campaign continues as the children's research hospital saves lives every day.
  • Misdemeanor warrant leads to discovery of meth labs

    Misdemeanor warrant leads to discovery of meth labs

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:36:54 GMT
    Caddo-Shreveport narcotics agents thought they were going to arrest a man on a misdemeanor bench warrant on Tuesday, but when they arrived at the suspect's house their attention quickly turned to several meth labs found on the premises.
    Caddo-Shreveport narcotics agents thought they were going to arrest a man on a misdemeanor bench warrant on Tuesday, but when they arrived at the suspect's house their attention quickly turned to several meth labs found on the premises.
  • Arrest warrants obtained in the Shreveport's latest homicide

    Arrest warrants obtained in the Shreveport's latest homicide

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:51:04 GMT
    Authorities have obtained warrants for the arrest of two men following an ongoing investigation into a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood Monday morning.
    Authorities have obtained warrants for the arrest of two men following an ongoing investigation into a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood Monday morning.
  • Former Station 8 firefighters back in court today

    Former Station 8 firefighters back in court today

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:08:45 GMT
    Another court date is set in the Fire Station 8 Scandal. The embattled former Shreveport firefighters will go before a judge Wednesday at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. 
    Another court date is set in the Fire Station 8 Scandal. The embattled former Shreveport firefighters will go before a judge Wednesday at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. 
  • Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:53:09 GMT
    The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973.
    The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973.
  • Hikes sought in health coverage rates in Louisiana

    Hikes sought in health coverage rates in Louisiana

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:45:01 GMT
    The state's largest insurer says close to 45,000 Louisiana policyholders could see the rates for their health coverage jump anywhere from 10 percent to nearly 20 percent next year, and the Affordable Care Act is a major reason.
    The state's largest insurer says close to 45,000 Louisiana policyholders could see the rates for their health coverage jump anywhere from 10 percent to nearly 20 percent next year, and the Affordable Care Act is a major reason.
  • Do your part & help "Stuff the Bus"

    Do your part & help "Stuff the Bus"

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:33:12 GMT
    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign.Today the bus, which we plan to stuff with much needed school supplies, will be parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm.
    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign.Today the bus, which we plan to stuff with much needed school supplies, will be parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm.
  • Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:23:41 GMT
    Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.
    Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.
  • 1 Dead, 1 Injured in East Texas fire

    1 Dead, 1 Injured in East Texas fire

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:16:25 GMT
    One person is dead and another is being treated for injures after a late night fire.
    One person is dead and another is being treated for injures after a late night fire.
  • East Texas marijuana fields valued at $175 million

    East Texas marijuana fields valued at $175 million

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:14 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:14:39 GMT
    East Texas authorities say they have cleared more than two dozen marijuana fields that contained about 100,000 plants worth an estimated $175 million.
    East Texas authorities say they have cleared more than two dozen marijuana fields that contained about 100,000 plants worth an estimated $175 million.
  • Harrison Co. officials searching for missing teen

    Harrison Co. officials searching for missing teen

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:56:40 GMT
    Harrison County investigators are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Erin Raquel Martinez.
    Harrison County investigators are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Erin Raquel Martinez.
  • Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in India

    Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in India

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:51:56 GMT
    An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.
    An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.
  • Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

    Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-07-30 09:43:51 GMT
    Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.
    Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.
  • Option quarterback; Calvary's Shea Patterson de-commits to enjoy recruiting process more

    Option quarterback; Calvary's Shea Patterson de-commits to keep options open

    Option quarterback; Calvary's Shea Patterson de-commits to keep options open

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:31:48 GMT
    Calvary quarterback Shea Patterson can now enter summer conditioning with an open mind. The Cavalier junior de-commited from Arizona Monday after calling up head coach Rich Rodriguez and alerting him of his decision.
    Calvary quarterback Shea Patterson can now enter summer conditioning with an open mind. The Cavalier junior de-commited from Arizona Monday after calling up head coach Rich Rodriguez and alerting him of his decision.
  • Romo finally well-protected; skips full pad practice

    Romo finally well-protected; skips full pad practice

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:30:16 GMT
    The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.Romo sat out a competitive practice for the first time at training camp Tuesday, although coach Jason Garrett said it wasn't because of any setbacks from surgery for a herniated disk in late December.
    The Dallas Cowboys are taking it easy with Tony Romo's back.Romo sat out a competitive practice for the first time at training camp Tuesday, although coach Jason Garrett said it wasn't because of any setbacks from surgery for a herniated disk in late December.
  • Woman appeals ruling on Texas affirmative action

    Woman appeals ruling on Texas affirmative action

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:27:10 GMT

    Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.

     

    Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.

     

  • Legislator says La. abortion law not in jeopardy

    Legislator says La. abortion law not in jeopardy

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:20:22 GMT

    The sponsor of a Louisiana law that requires doctors that perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges doesn't believe the provision is in jeopardy after a federal appeals court struck down a similar Mississippi law.

     

    The sponsor of a Louisiana law that requires doctors that perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges doesn't believe the provision is in jeopardy after a federal appeals court struck down a similar Mississippi law.

     

  • Authorities find bodies of Arkansas man, son

    Authorities find bodies of Arkansas man, son

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:16:02 GMT

    Arkansas officials say search crews have discovered the bodies of a man and his infant son who were reported missing in the Ouachita Mountains late last week.

     

    Arkansas officials say search crews have discovered the bodies of a man and his infant son who were reported missing in the Ouachita Mountains late last week.

     

  • Byrd watching; Saints safety practices for first time

    Byrd watching; Saints safety practices for first time

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:50:23 GMT
    Safety Jairus Byrd practiced with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday for the first time since his signing in March.Byrd, who had offseason back surgery, has been taken off of the Saints' physically unable to perform list, allowing him to join practice. 
    Safety Jairus Byrd practiced with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday for the first time since his signing in March.Byrd, who had offseason back surgery, has been taken off of the Saints' physically unable to perform list, allowing him to join practice. 
  • Shreveport golfers do well in 1st round of Junior PGA Championship

    Shreveport golfers do well in 1st round of Junior PGA Championship

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:40:55 GMT
    Shreveport is home to some of the best junior golfers in the country and three of them are playing this week in the Junior PGA Championship.
    Shreveport is home to some of the best junior golfers in the country and three of them are playing this week in the Junior PGA Championship.
  • Bat tests positive for rabies in Longview

    Bat tests positive for rabies in Longview

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:29:31 GMT
    A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies, as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on Tuesday.
    A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies, as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on Tuesday.
  • Wife of US doctor with Ebola thanks supporters

    Wife of US doctor with Ebola thanks supporters

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:11:50 GMT

    The wife of an American doctor sick with the Ebola virus in Liberia has thanked supporters and asked for continued prayers and privacy.

     

    The wife of an American doctor sick with the Ebola virus in Liberia has thanked supporters and asked for continued prayers and privacy.

     

  • Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:09:01 GMT

    Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.

    Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.

  • LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

    LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:05:10 GMT
    A national group that pushes equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has hired a former clergyman to lead its efforts in Mississippi.
    A national group that pushes equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has hired a former clergyman to lead its efforts in Mississippi.
  • Army responds to EPA's order to clean up Camp Minden

    Army responds to EPA's order to clean up Camp Minden

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:29:57 GMT
    The Army responds to the Environmental Protection Agency about the clean up at Camp Minden. The EPA made the deadline midnight Monday, and the military branch responded in time.
    The Army responds to the Environmental Protection Agency about the clean up at Camp Minden. The EPA made the deadline midnight Monday, and the military branch responded in time.
  • Shreveport families escape major apartment fire on Buncombe Road

    Shreveport families escape major apartment fire on Buncombe Road

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:29:46 GMT
    Shreveport firefighters are on scene at the Olde Salem Village Apartments on Buncombe Rd. where a blaze has destroyed at least two units. 
    Shreveport firefighters are on scene at the Olde Salem Village Apartments on Buncombe Rd. where a blaze has destroyed at least two units. 
  • Emmitt Smith to speak at kick off luncheon

    Emmitt Smith to speak at kick off luncheon

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:25:52 GMT
    http://independencebowl.org/shop/kickoff-luncheon/http://independencebowl.org/shop/kickoff-luncheon/
    Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith will be the featured speaker for the fifth-annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon.The kickoff luncheon is set for Wednesday, August 13, at 11:45 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. (318) 221-0712, toll free at (888) 414-BOWL
    Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith will be the featured speaker for the fifth-annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon.The kickoff luncheon is set for Wednesday, August 13, at 11:45 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. (318) 221-0712, toll free at (888) 414-BOWL
  • Sherri Talley returning to KTBS 3 News at 6pm

    Sherri Talley returning to KTBS 3 News at 6pm

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:22:56 GMT
    KTBS is pleased to announce that Sherri Talley is returning to the KTBS 3 News desk, Monday, August 4th.“I’m so excited to be back with the team that has a sharper-than-ever focus on good, quality journalism,” said Sherri Talley.
    KTBS is pleased to announce that Sherri Talley is returning to the KTBS 3 News desk, Monday, August 4th.“I’m so excited to be back with the team that has a sharper-than-ever focus on good, quality journalism,” said Sherri Talley.
  • U.S. Air Force musicians to perform in Bossier City

    U.S. Air Force musicians to perform in Bossier City

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:19:36 GMT
    (JBSA-Lackland, San Antonio, Tex.) -- Brass In Blue, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will be presenting a concert at the Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home on Monday, August 25th. The performance is family-friendly and open to the public, free of charge.The United States Air Force Band of the West is proud to present Brass in Blue. The newest performing ensemble in the Band of the West, Brass in Blue combines the sounds of brass, percussion and vocals in a flex...
    (JBSA-Lackland, San Antonio, Tex.) -- Brass In Blue, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will be presenting a concert at the Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home on Monday, August 25th. The performance is family-friendly and open to the public, free of charge.The United States Air Force Band of the West is proud to present Brass in Blue. The newest performing ensemble in the Band of the West, Brass in Blue combines the sounds of brass, percussion and vocals in a flex...
  • Springhill, LA all-star team still dishing out punishment in Florida

    Springhill, LA all-star team still dishing out punishment in Florida

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:34:17 GMT
    Team Punishment, the under-12 area all-star team from Springhill, LA, got two big wins Tuesday while facing elimination at the USSSA Elite World Series at Disney World/Kissimmee, FL.
    Team Punishment, the under-12 area all-star team from Springhill, LA, got two big wins Tuesday while facing elimination at the USSSA Elite World Series at Disney World/Kissimmee, FL.
  • BESE votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    BESE votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:51:34 GMT
    Louisiana's state school board has voted to join a lawsuit filed to challenge Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to block implementation of the Common Core education standards.
    Louisiana's state school board has voted to join a lawsuit filed to challenge Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to block implementation of the Common Core education standards.
  • Money magazine ranks Louisiana Tech among nation's best college values

    Money magazine ranks Louisiana Tech among nation's best college values

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:24:09 GMT
    Money magazine has ranked Louisiana Tech University as one of the nation's best college values according to its 2014 Best Colleges list released Monday.
    Money magazine has ranked Louisiana Tech University as one of the nation's best college values according to its 2014 Best Colleges list released Monday.
  • BREAKING NEWS - Crash shuts down highway in Caddo Parish

    BREAKING NEWS - Crash shuts down highway in Caddo Parish

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:05:08 GMT
    Highway 79 in Greenwood is shut down after an 18 wheeler accident this morning.
    Highway 79 in Greenwood is shut down after an 18 wheeler accident this morning.
  • Suspect faces charges in Shreveport robbery investigation

    Suspect faces charges in Shreveport robbery investigation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:58:19 GMT
    Calvin Youngblood, 55Calvin Youngblood, 55
    A local man accused of robbery is jailed following his arrest by Shreveport Police Monday evening.
    A local man accused of robbery is jailed following his arrest by Shreveport Police Monday evening.
  • New book and retail businesses coming to Bossier

    New book and retail businesses coming to Bossier

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:09:22 GMT
    A well loved bookstore has closed its doors in Bossier City. Books a Million on Airline Drive is gone but it's being replaced by another book friendly store. 
    A well loved bookstore has closed its doors in Bossier City. Books a Million on Airline Drive is gone but it's being replaced by another book friendly store. 
  • Teen survivors haunted by S. Korean ferry sinking

    Teen survivors haunted by S. Korean ferry sinking

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:07:06 GMT
    South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking say they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends.
    South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking say they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends.
  • Appeals court allows Sept. 11 steel cross display

    Appeals court allows Sept. 11 steel cross display

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:03:06 GMT
    A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by an atheist group seeking to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center's wreckage.
    A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by an atheist group seeking to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center's wreckage.
  • BESE holds special meeting on Common Core dispute

    BESE holds special meeting on Common Core dispute

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:54:45 GMT
    Louisiana's state school board is holding a special meeting to consider whether to sue Gov. Bobby Jindal in an ongoing dispute over the Common Core education standards.
    Louisiana's state school board is holding a special meeting to consider whether to sue Gov. Bobby Jindal in an ongoing dispute over the Common Core education standards.
  • Southwest La. veterans clinics included in deal

    Southwest La. veterans clinics included in deal

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:44:59 GMT
    A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.
    A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.
  • Early morning fire damages home in MLK Neighborhood

    Early morning fire damages home in MLK Neighborhood

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:27:27 GMT
    The Shreveport Fire Department responded to an early morning blaze in the 2800 block of Kelsey Street.
    The Shreveport Fire Department responded to an early morning blaze in the 2800 block of Kelsey Street.
  • Walkway Damaged when Truck Hits Overpass on I-20 West

    Walkway Damaged when Truck Hits Overpass on I-20 West

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:46:30 GMT
    A subcontractor doing roadwork for the D.O.T. on Interstate 20 West hit an overpass walkway just after midnight.
    A subcontractor doing roadwork for the D.O.T. on Interstate 20 West hit an overpass walkway just after midnight.
  • Bossier Master Plan: 60 years later, local officials strive to meet demands of growing parish

    Bossier Master Plan: 60 years later, local officials strive to meet demands of growing parish

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-07-29 04:26:39 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    Gasoline was 23 cents a gallon, you could get a home for about $22,000, and a shiny new Ford for under $2,000.
    Gasoline was 23 cents a gallon, you could get a home for about $22,000, and a shiny new Ford for under $2,000.
  • One dead after Shreveport home invasion early Monday morning

    One dead after Shreveport home invasion early Monday morning

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:22:13 GMT
     One man is dead, and his roommate is talking to police about what he says happened on Holly St. near East Kings Highway.
     One man is dead, and his roommate is talking to police about what he says happened on Holly St. near East Kings Highway.
  • Construction on Kingston Road widening project in north Bossier Parish to begin soon

    Construction on Kingston Road widening project in north Bossier Parish to begin soon

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:14:09 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    It's yet another sign of the times. Construction on Kingston Road in north Bossier Parish will begin soon to relieve growing congestion in the area.
    It's yet another sign of the times. Construction on Kingston Road in north Bossier Parish will begin soon to relieve growing congestion in the area.
  • National gay rights group hires Arkansas director

    National gay rights group hires Arkansas director

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:40:54 GMT

    A Little Rock native who has worked for several nonprofits will be the first Arkansas director for the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights group.

     

    A Little Rock native who has worked for several nonprofits will be the first Arkansas director for the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights group.

     

  • Calvary's Patterson de-commits from Arizona

    Calvary's Patterson de-commits from Arizona

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:37:30 GMT
    Calvary junior quarterback Shea Patterson has been one of the most talked about quarterbacks in the country. 
    Calvary junior quarterback Shea Patterson has been one of the most talked about quarterbacks in the country. 
  • Appeals court upholds gun rule

    Appeals court upholds gun rule

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:35:05 GMT

    A federal appeals court has upheld the government's right to demand that gun dealers in Southwestern border states tell authorities if someone buys more than two semi-automatic rifles within five days.

     

    A federal appeals court has upheld the government's right to demand that gun dealers in Southwestern border states tell authorities if someone buys more than two semi-automatic rifles within five days.

     

  • Shreveport religious leaders protest "Black Jesus" sitcom

    Shreveport religious leaders protest "Black Jesus" sitcom

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:34:47 GMT
    A new TV series on Cartoon Network's night time programming, Adult Swim, has groups across America protesting before the show even debuts. Now Louisiana joins in.
    A new TV series on Cartoon Network's night time programming, Adult Swim, has groups across America protesting before the show even debuts. Now Louisiana joins in.
  • Shreveport Police looking for missing juvenile

    Shreveport Police looking for missing juvenile

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:50:26 GMT
    Shanice Davis, 16Shanice Davis, 16
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month.
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month.
  • Shreveport Police looking for missing juvenile

    Shreveport Police looking for missing juvenile

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:46:26 GMT
    Shanice Davis, 16Shanice Davis, 16
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month.
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month.
  • Defense shines Monday, second day in pads

    Defense shines Monday, second day in pads

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:45:19 GMT
    The Saints continued training camp in West Virginia Monday, the team's second day in full pads and the way contact has been limited in recent years, these are even more important. 
    The Saints continued training camp in West Virginia Monday, the team's second day in full pads and the way contact has been limited in recent years, these are even more important. 
  • WESLA hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign

    WESLA hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:43:33 GMT
    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at WESLA Federal Credit Union on Fern Avenue in Shreveport. 
    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at WESLA Federal Credit Union on Fern Avenue in Shreveport. 
  • Shreveport man arrested on warrant following domestic incident

    Shreveport man arrested on warrant following domestic incident

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:25:16 GMT
    Michael Payne, 37Michael Payne, 37
    A local man has been arrested in connection with a domestic incident occurring earlier this month.
    A local man has been arrested in connection with a domestic incident occurring earlier this month.
  • Attorney fees at issue in death row heat case

    Attorney fees at issue in death row heat case

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:20:16 GMT
    Attorneys for three condemned killers who filed suit over hot conditions on Louisiana's death row are asking a federal judge to make the state pay more than three-quarters of a million dollars in fees

     

  • Shreveport- Bossier "Hope for the Homeless" reduced local homelessness by 22%

    Shreveport- Bossier "Hope for the Homeless" reduced local homelessness by 22%

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:11:59 GMT
    http://www.nwlahope.org/http://www.nwlahope.org/
    Hope for the Homeless announced today that Shreveport Bossier had housed homeless individuals as part of the national 100,000 Homes Campaign, which today reached its four-year goal of helping communities house 100,000 chronically homeless Americans.
    Hope for the Homeless announced today that Shreveport-Bossier is making a big difference to wipe out homelessness.  It has housed homeless individuals as part of the national 100,000 Homes Campaign.  
  • Deputy involved in fatal Cass County shooting

    Deputy involved in fatal Cass County shooting

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:57:23 GMT
    A Cass County deputy fatally shot a man he was trying to arrest on felony warrants.
    A Cass County deputy fatally shot a man he was trying to arrest on felony warrants.
  • Thieves caught on cam robbing Shreveport tattoo parlor

    Thieves caught on cam robbing Shreveport tattoo parlor

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:38:02 GMT
    Shreveport Police need your help to locate a trio of suspects accused of robbing a local tattoo parlor last week.
    Shreveport Police need your help to locate a trio of suspects accused of robbing a local tattoo parlor last week.
  • Several arrested during Caddo, Shreveport drug investigations

    Several arrested during Caddo, Shreveport drug investigations

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:52:40 GMT
    Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw announced the arrests of several people on drug charges following investigations in Caddo Parish and the City of Shreveport.
    Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw announced the arrests of several people on drug charges following investigations in Caddo Parish and the City of Shreveport.
  • Paul Millsap gets invite to Team USA

    Paul Millsap gets invite to Team USA

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:12:05 GMT
    After producing an All-Star season in his first year with the Atlanta Hawks, former Louisiana Tech great Paul Millsap has received an invitation to join the Team USA basketball roster.
    After producing an All-Star season in his first year with the Atlanta Hawks, former Louisiana Tech great Paul Millsap has received an invitation to join the Team USA basketball roster.
  • KTBS hosts online health forums, your input needed

    KTBS hosts online health forums, your input needed

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:37:04 GMT
    KTBS has joined up with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana to get people around Shreveport eating better and moving more.
    KTBS has joined up with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana to get people around Shreveport eating better and moving more.
  • Tip leads to discovery of missing man

    Tip leads to discovery of missing man

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:01:57 GMT
    Charles Smith, 79Charles Smith, 79
     A Shreveport man reported missing for more than a month, was located safely Monday afternoon in downtown Shreveport. 
     A Shreveport man reported missing for more than a month, was located safely Monday afternoon in downtown Shreveport. 
  • South Bossier Redevelopment Plan public meeting set

    South Bossier Redevelopment Plan public meeting set

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:52:09 GMT
    The City of Bossier City will host the second and final public meeting for the South Bossier/Barksdale Boulevard Redevelopment Plan on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the CenturyLink Center.
    The City of Bossier City will host the second and final public meeting for the South Bossier/Barksdale Boulevard Redevelopment Plan on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the CenturyLink Center.
  • Landrieu hammering Cassidy on banking agency

    Landrieu hammering Cassidy on banking agency

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:15:12 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is making a campaign issue out of a congressional fight over a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.
    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is making a campaign issue out of a congressional fight over a banking agency targeted for elimination by conservative Republicans.
  • City of Natchitoches to hold recycling meeting

    City of Natchitoches to hold recycling meeting

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:51:20 GMT
    The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in citywide recycling efforts. 
    The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in citywide recycling efforts. 
  • Bossier's 30th Young Marines class graduates

    Bossier's 30th Young Marines class graduates

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:33:50 GMT
    Photo courtesy Allen J.M. Smith, BPSOPhoto courtesy Allen J.M. Smith, BPSO
    Twenty-nine recruits ranging from eight years old to teen years earned the title as Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines as Class 30 graduated in front of a packed house of 200 people Friday night at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation in Bossier City.
    Twenty-nine recruits ranging from eight years old to teen years earned the title as Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines as Class 30 graduated in front of a packed house of 200 people Friday night at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation in Bossier City.
  • Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:54:54 GMT
    An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
    An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    10 Things to Know for Monday

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:54:37 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:
  • Former Va. governor's corruption trial begins

    Former Va. governor's corruption trial begins

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:48:49 GMT
    Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond.
    Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond.
  • Hernan weakens to a tropical storm in the Pacific

    Hernan weakens to a tropical storm in the Pacific

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:46:58 GMT
    Hernan has weakened to a tropical storm far off Mexico's Pacific coast.
    Hernan has weakened to a tropical storm far off Mexico's Pacific coast.
  • Lawsuits may seal important facts about West blast

    Lawsuits may seal important facts about West blast

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:45 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:45:03 GMT
    Valuable health and safety information about the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West could be hidden from the public forever because a judge has approved confidentiality agreements for more than a dozen lawsuits relating to the case.
    Valuable health and safety information about the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West could be hidden from the public forever because a judge has approved confidentiality agreements for more than a dozen lawsuits relating to the case.
  • World War II veteran reveals brave story he never told his family

    World War II veteran reveals brave story he never told his family

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:04:42 GMT
    All that Floyd Stratton's family knows is that he lost a finger in World War II. They didn't know how. He never told them. But when we asked, he told us. It turns out it was kill or be killed.
    All that Floyd Stratton's family knows is that he lost a finger in World War II. They didn't know how. He never told them. But when we asked, he told us. It turns out it was kill or be killed.
  • Oldest female WWII veteran visits DC monuments

    Oldest female WWII veteran visits DC monuments

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:55:48 GMT

    The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials.

     

    The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials.

     

  • State looking for 1 ski boat that ran over another

    State looking for 1 ski boat that ran over another

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:53:53 GMT

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents are asking for help finding the driver of a water skiing boat that rear-ended and ran over another ski boat.

     

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents are asking for help finding the driver of a water skiing boat that rear-ended and ran over another ski boat.

     

  • Asian beetle found in southwestern Arkansas

    Asian beetle found in southwestern Arkansas

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:50:44 GMT

    An Asian beetle that's blamed for killing millions of ash trees in the United States has been found in southwestern Arkansas.

     

    An Asian beetle that's blamed for killing millions of ash trees in the United States has been found in southwestern Arkansas.

     

  • 1 dead after lightning strikes 14 in Southern California

    1 dead after lightning strikes 14 in Southern California

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:24:50 GMT
    A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.
    A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.
  • Austin crash kills woman, injures 2 children

    Austin crash kills woman, injures 2 children

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:34:03 GMT
     Police say a morning crash in northwest Austin has killed one woman and injured two children.
     Police say a morning crash in northwest Austin has killed one woman and injured two children.

  • 5 rescued; cabin cruiser burns off Mississippi

    5 rescued; cabin cruiser burns off Mississippi

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:32:08 GMT
     The Coast Guard says it helped rescue five people who launched a life raft from a burning cabin cruiser off the Mississippi coast.
     The Coast Guard says it helped rescue five people who launched a life raft from a burning cabin cruiser off the Mississippi coast.

  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting in Pine Bluff

    1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting in Pine Bluff

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:30:32 GMT
     Police in Pine Bluff say one man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting on the city's west side
     Police in Pine Bluff say one man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting on the city's west side

  • Unrestrained Man Killed in Crash, Alcohol Suspected

    Unrestrained Man Killed in Crash, Alcohol Suspected

    Unrestrained Man Killed in Crash, Alcohol Suspected

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:44:52 GMT
    Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a young man from Pleasant Hill, LA. He was not wearing his seatbelt and was partially ejected during the crash.
    Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a young man from Pleasant Hill, LA. He was not wearing his seatbelt and was partially ejected during the crash.
  • Officer involved shooting in Cass Co. leaves one dead

    Officer involved shooting in Cass Co. leaves one dead

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:56:21 GMT
    Texas officials in Cass County are investigating a fatal shooting that involved an officer. 
    Texas officials in Cass County are investigating a fatal shooting that involved an officer. 
  • One person seriously injured following early morning shooting in Shreveport

    One person seriously injured following early morning shooting in Shreveport

    Sunday, July 27 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-27 20:25:54 GMT
    (Photo source: KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: KTBS 3 News)
    One person is seriously injured, following an early morning shooting in the Mooretown area of Shreveport.
    One person is seriously injured, following an early morning shooting in the Mooretown area of Shreveport.
  • Funeral services set for Webster Parish man who died in house fire

    Funeral services set for Webster Parish man who died in house fire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-27 12:51:56 GMT
    (Photo source: Tiffany Flournoy)(Photo source: Tiffany Flournoy)
    Funeral services have been set for the Webster Parish man who died in a house fire in Minden last week.
    Funeral services have been set for the Webster Parish man who died in a house fire in Minden last week.
  • Oil, gas industry partners with higher ed

    Oil, gas industry partners with higher ed

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-07-27 12:08:06 GMT
     The oil and gas industry and south Louisiana higher education institutions have signed a pact to provide high-tech training for students seeking offshore jobs.
     The oil and gas industry and south Louisiana higher education institutions have signed a pact to provide high-tech training for students seeking offshore jobs.
  • Academy's new location frees up 125 prison beds

    Academy's new location frees up 125 prison beds

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-07-27 12:02:29 GMT
     Arkansas prison officials say moving the department's training academy to a former middle school in England will free up 125 more beds for prisoners.
     Arkansas prison officials say moving the department's training academy to a former middle school in England will free up 125 more beds for prisoners.

  • Judge rules man had right to record police

    Judge rules man had right to record police

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-07-27 11:58:54 GMT

    A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed that alleges Austin police violated the constitutional rights of a man who was arrested repeatedly for recording officers as they made arrests.

     

    A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed that alleges Austin police violated the constitutional rights of a man who was arrested repeatedly for recording officers as they made arrests.

     

  • Fertilizer makers put blame for West, Tx blast on city

    Fertilizer makers put blame for West, Tx blast on city

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-07-27 10:55:41 GMT
    Two fertilizer companies sued following the massive explosion in West last year that killed 15 people are claiming the small town is partly to blame.
    Two fertilizer companies sued following the massive explosion in West last year that killed 15 people are claiming the small town is partly to blame.
  • No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

    No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:16:32 GMT

    Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.

     

    Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.

     

  • Democrats Unite To seek fundraising changes

    Democrats Unite To seek fundraising changes

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:06:14 GMT

    Louisiana's Republican and Democratic parties rarely agree on much, but they've found common ground on an issue that hits both of them in the pocketbooks.

     

    Louisiana's Republican and Democratic parties rarely agree on much, but they've found common ground on an issue that hits both of them in the pocketbooks.

     

  • Gas leak forces closure of Houston Ship Channel

    Gas leak forces closure of Houston Ship Channel

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:24:35 GMT
     The Coast Guard says ammonia that leaked from a vessel forced the closure of the Houston Ship Channel and nearby bridges while sending four workers to a hospital.
     The Coast Guard says ammonia that leaked from a vessel forced the closure of the Houston Ship Channel and nearby bridges while sending four workers to a hospital.

  • Ex-cop's trial won't be moved out of Many

    Ex-cop's trial won't be moved out of Many

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:21:21 GMT
     The trial of a former Natchitoches (NACK'-uh-tish) police officer charged in the kidnapping and fatal beating of a Sabine Parish man will not be moved from the 11th Judicial District Court in Many.
     The trial of a former Natchitoches (NACK'-uh-tish) police officer charged in the kidnapping and fatal beating of a Sabine Parish man will not be moved from the 11th Judicial District Court in Many.

  • Keithville man gets 5 years in firearms theft

    Keithville man gets 5 years in firearms theft

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:19:03 GMT
     A Keithville man has been sentenced to five years in prison for his part in stealing firearms from a Shreveport warehouse.
     A Keithville man has been sentenced to five years in prison for his part in stealing firearms from a Shreveport warehouse.

  • Arkansas AG's office argues death penalty

    Arkansas AG's office argues death penalty

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-27 01:12:22 GMT
     An assistant Arkansas attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional.
     An assistant Arkansas attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional.

  • Keithville man sentenced to 60 months for firearm warehouse theft

    Keithville man sentenced to 60 months for firearm warehouse theft

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:52:33 GMT
    A Keithville man was sentenced Thursday to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his part in stealing firearms from a Shreveport warehouse.
    A Keithville man was sentenced Thursday to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his part in stealing firearms from a Shreveport warehouse.
  • 3 arrested in beating death in Booneville

    3 arrested in beating death in Booneville

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:43:05 GMT
     Authorities say three suspects have been arrested for the beating death of a man in Booneville who witnesses say was pulled from his car and attacked.
     Authorities say three suspects have been arrested for the beating death of a man in Booneville who witnesses say was pulled from his car and attacked.

  • Shreveport firefighter hospitalized during battle with house fire

    Shreveport firefighter hospitalized during battle with house fire

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 22:20:03 GMT
    A Shreveport firefighter is being treated after battling a blaze at a vacant home.
    A Shreveport firefighter is being treated after battling a blaze at a vacant home.
  • Caddo Sheriff's officials searching for armed robbery suspects

    Caddo Sheriff's officials searching for armed robbery suspects

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:41:11 GMT
    Caddo Parish Sheriff's officials are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a north Shreveport restaurant early Saturday morning.
    Caddo Parish Sheriff's officials are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a north Shreveport restaurant early Saturday morning.
  • Trial date to be set in ex-BP exec's case

    Trial date to be set in ex-BP exec's case

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:50:30 GMT
     A judge is getting ready to set a new trial date for a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. 
     A judge is getting ready to set a new trial date for a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. 

  • 2 sisters found dead in East Texas apartment

    2 sisters found dead in East Texas apartment

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:43:52 GMT
     Two young sisters have been found dead in their East Texas apartment and an evidence tampering charge was filed against a man who allegedly was at the home.
     Two young sisters have been found dead in their East Texas apartment and an evidence tampering charge was filed against a man who allegedly was at the home.

  • One person dead in boat accident on Lake Pontchartrain

    One person dead in boat accident on Lake Pontchartrain

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:40:37 GMT
    A sailboat accident claimed the life of an unidentified man in his early 20's Friday evening.According to the St. Tammany Sheriff's Office, a small sailboat flipped over in Lake Pontchartrain near the mouth of Tchefuncte River around 5 p.m.Another person who was thrown from the boat was rescued, said the sheriff's office.Around 8:30 p.m., St. Tammany Sheriff's Office confirmed a body had been found.
    A sailboat accident claimed the life of an unidentified man in his early 20's Friday evening.According to the St. Tammany Sheriff's Office, a small sailboat flipped over in Lake Pontchartrain near the mouth of Tchefuncte River around 5 p.m.Another person who was thrown from the boat was rescued, said the sheriff's office.Around 8:30 p.m., St. Tammany Sheriff's Office confirmed a body had been found.
  • attorney joins in appeal of Ind. marriage case

    attorney joins in appeal of Ind. marriage case

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:40:09 GMT
     Louisiana's attorney general has joined his counterparts in eight other states in supporting an appeal of a ruling that found Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
     Louisiana's attorney general has joined his counterparts in eight other states in supporting an appeal of a ruling that found Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

  • 2 pit bulls attack woman on walking trail

    2 pit bulls attack woman on walking trail

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:37:31 GMT
     Police say a woman walking her miniature collie on a trail near Slidell was attacked by two pit bulls
     Police say a woman walking her miniature collie on a trail near Slidell was attacked by two pit bulls
  • Officials: Counterfeit money passed at local businesses in Hope, AR

    Officials: Counterfeit money passed at local businesses in Hope, AR

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-07-26 11:16:33 GMT
    A rash of "funny money" being passed around town.That's what officials in Hope, AR say they're dealing with right now, and they want residents to be aware.“While certainly the types of incidents reported to HPD that involve counterfeit currency do not pose a serious threat to our local economy, none the less, over the past two months, HPD has seen a significant rise in the cases reported,” said Hope Police Chief JR Wilson.Officials say, over a 41 day period, police seized 16 counterfeit bills...
    A rash of "funny money" being passed around town.That's what officials in Hope, AR say they're dealing with right now, and they want residents to be aware.“While certainly the types of incidents reported to HPD that involve counterfeit currency do not pose a serious threat to our local economy, none the less, over the past two months, HPD has seen a significant rise in the cases reported,” said Hope Police Chief JR Wilson.Officials say, over a 41 day period, police seized 16 counterfeit bills...
  • Graham returns feeling like a million bucks (or more)

    Graham returns feeling like a million bucks (or more)

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:03:43 GMT
    Aside from the New Orleans Saints' fleur-de-lis symbol, star tight end Jimmy Graham never associated playing pro football with flowers.
    Aside from the New Orleans Saints' fleur-de-lis symbol, star tight end Jimmy Graham never associated playing pro football with flowers.
  • Saints open training camp at a cool place

    Saints open training camp at a cool place

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:44:01 GMT
    The Saints held their first practice at training camp Friday in West Virginia..
    The Saints held their first practice at training camp Friday in West Virginia..
  • Preventing mosquitoes in your yard

    Preventing mosquitoes in your yard

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:59:23 GMT
    Slapping a mosquito might hurt for a second, but the diseases they carry could kill you.
    Slapping a mosquito might hurt for a second, but the diseases they carry could kill you.
  • Mission trip ends with college professor's deportation

    Mission trip ends with college professor's deportation

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:44:53 GMT
    A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor.
    A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor.
  • Dallas County not yet ready for child immigrants

    Dallas County not yet ready for child immigrants

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:25:01 GMT
     Dallas County says it won't meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.
     Dallas County says it won't meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

  • La. attorney joins in appeal of Ind. marriage case

    La. attorney joins in appeal of Ind. marriage case

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:22:46 GMT
     Louisiana's attorney general has joined his counterparts in eight other states in supporting an appeal of a ruling that found Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
     Louisiana's attorney general has joined his counterparts in eight other states in supporting an appeal of a ruling that found Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

  • Board agrees to doctoral program at Arkansas Tech

    Board agrees to doctoral program at Arkansas Tech

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:21:17 GMT
     The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has agreed to Arkansas Tech University's proposal to offer a doctoral program.
     The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has agreed to Arkansas Tech University's proposal to offer a doctoral program.

  • Purses Enjoyed by Others: A fundraiser for educational scholarships for women

    Purses Enjoyed by Others: A fundraiser for educational scholarships for women

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:00:15 GMT
    Shreveport is the host of Northwest Louisiana's chapter of  P.E.O. with an annual purse drive called "Purses Enjoyed by Others".  The drive is happening now until the event weekend of October 11.
    Shreveport is the host of Northwest Louisiana's chapter of  P.E.O. with an annual purse drive called "Purses Enjoyed by Others".  The drive is happening now until the event weekend of October 11.

  • Area high school & college students present research at LSU Health Shreveport

    Area high school & college students present research at LSU Health Shreveport

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:11:23 GMT
    Poster presentation held Friday afternoon.Poster presentation held Friday afternoon.
    Twenty high school college students learned what it's like to be a research scientist this summer at LSU Health Shreveport. 
    Twenty high school college students learned what it's like to be a research scientist this summer at LSU Health Shreveport. 
  • Percy Sledge show at Diamondjacks Casino & Hotel in Bossier City cancelled

    Percy Sledge show at Diamondjacks Casino & Hotel in Bossier City cancelled

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:34:36 GMT
    Percy SledgePercy Sledge
    Due to health issues, regretfully the Percy Sledge show scheduled for Saturday, September 6 at DiamondJacks Casino Hotel in Bossier City, LA has been cancelled.
    Due to health issues, regretfully the Percy Sledge show scheduled for Saturday, September 6 at DiamondJacks Casino Hotel in Bossier City, LA has been cancelled.
  • Campbell calls for notification system when power goes out

    Campbell calls for notification system when power goes out

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:20:25 GMT
    Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will ask all electric utilities in Louisiana to send automated telephone and text messages to customers when outages occur."
    Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will ask all electric utilities in Louisiana to send automated telephone and text messages to customers when outages occur."
  • Sabine homicide victim identified

    Sabine homicide victim identified

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:07:44 GMT
    James Paul Green, 50, of Fisher, was positively identified today as the victim of homicide in Sabine Parish.
    James Paul Green, 50, of Fisher, was positively identified today as the victim of homicide in Sabine Parish.
  • Smartphone apps are helping users avoid mosquitoes

    Smartphone apps are helping users avoid mosquitoes

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:00:53 GMT
    Next time you’re having issues with mosquitoes the problem might be solved as easily as pulling out your smartphone.
    Next time you’re having issues with mosquitoes the problem might be solved as easily as pulling out your smartphone.
  • Parking Lot Picnic at Century Link Center

    Parking Lot Picnic at Century Link Center

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:59:15 GMT
    Looking for some family fun and food Friday during lunch? Officials with the Century Link Center say they've got just the event for you!
    Looking for some family fun and food Friday during lunch? Officials with the Century Link Center say they've got just the event for you!
  • KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home opens for public tours

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:24:04 GMT
    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home photos courtesy of Courtney Avery.
    The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
    The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours.
  • UPDATE: Arrest made in Shreveport shooting death

    UPDATE: Arrest made in Shreveport shooting death

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:45:09 GMT
    Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19-year-old LaDarrius Dewayne Lee, following a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
    Authorities have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 19-year-old LaDarrius Dewayne Lee, following a fatal shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
  • Large power outage in Bossier Parish

    Large power outage in Bossier Parish

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:24:36 GMT
    Thousands of people from North Bossier to Benton are without power after a transmission line failed shortly after 9:00 Thursday night.
    Thousands of people from North Bossier to Benton are without power after a transmission line failed shortly after 9:00 Thursday night.
  • Helicopter Hog Hunting

    Helicopter Hog Hunting

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:15:01 GMT
    It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
    It's a problem that can cost local farmers thousands of dollars a year, the damage is being done by feral or wild hogs. They can do some serious damage, but now the State of Louisiana is trying to help in a way you may not have thought of.
  • Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

    Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:25:58 GMT
    Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team.
    Australia's prime minister says his country is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team.
  • Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

    Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:24:43 GMT
    An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
    An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.
  • France sends soldiers to guard Air Algeria wreck

    France sends soldiers to guard Air Algeria wreck

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:21:08 GMT
    French President Francois Hollande says there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali.
    French President Francois Hollande says there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali.
  • Saints, country roads, West Virginia; training camp is open

    Saints, country roads, West Virginia; training camp is open

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:47:36 GMT
    As New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis spoke about the opening of training camp, steep, tree-covered mountains were in full view behind them.
    As New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis spoke about the opening of training camp, steep, tree-covered mountains were in full view behind them.
  • Romo's back; feeling fine

    Romo's back; feeling fine

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:39:43 GMT
    Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp.
    Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp.
  • Northwestern St. has Demon of a schedule early

    Northwestern St. has Demon of a schedule early

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:22:39 GMT
    The Demons of Northwestern State are looking forward to getting back after it, hoping to build off the strong finish of a year ago. 
    The Demons of Northwestern State are looking forward to getting back after it, hoping to build off the strong finish of a year ago. 
  • Saints at resort, but no vacation

    Saints at resort, but no vacation

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:13:14 GMT
    Sean Payton constantly searches for an edge, even if it means fiddling with a training camp formula that has worked rather well for him over the past half-decade.
    Sean Payton constantly searches for an edge, even if it means fiddling with a training camp formula that has worked rather well for him over the past half-decade.
  • Former Alabama QB takes hit he never sees coming, from Les Miles

    Former Alabama QB takes hit he never sees coming, from Les Miles

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:08:38 GMT
    LSU'S Les Miles and the other coaches in the SEC went through ESPN this week, stopping by all their shows and one stop may have gone unnoticed by many, but it became classic Les Miles, in a solid and serious way. 
    LSU'S Les Miles and the other coaches in the SEC went through ESPN this week, stopping by all their shows and one stop may have gone unnoticed by many, but it became classic Les Miles, in a solid and serious way. 
  • No Texas changes in execution procedure

    No Texas changes in execution procedure

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:49:57 GMT
     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.
     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

  • BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

    BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:48:22 GMT
     The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor.
     The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor.

  • Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

    Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:47:09 GMT
     Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual on the base.
     Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual on the base.

  • For the love of drones

    For the love of drones

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:25:52 GMT
    DroneDrone
    Wednesday night, KTBS 3's Amy Vitrano told us how drones are now playing a role in local photography.  But it's not all serious business.
    Since he was a boy, Chris Shelby, MD has loved remote control airplanes, helicopters and photography. 
    Wednesday night, KTBS 3's Amy Vitrano told us how drones are now playing a role in local photography.  But it's not all serious business.
    Since he was a boy, Chris Shelby, MD has loved remote control airplanes, helicopters and photography. 
  • Weinstock St. residents complained about trees before limb killed Shreveport woman

    Weinstock St. residents complained about trees before limb killed Shreveport woman

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:35:36 GMT
    Wednesday’s severe weather rocked the ArkLaTex—bringing down power lines and trees. Unfortunately one tree limb that fell in Shreveport, hit a woman and killed her.
    Wednesday’s severe weather rocked the ArkLaTex—bringing down power lines and trees. Unfortunately one tree limb that fell in Shreveport, hit a woman and killed her.
  • East Texas families with quintuplets bond through diapers

    East Texas families with quintuplets bond through diapers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:20:30 GMT
    The Seals family from Maud, TX stole our hearts in March when proud mother Michelle delivered quintuplets - four girls and one boy!
    The Seals family from Maud, TX stole our hearts in March when proud mother Michelle delivered quintuplets - four girls and one boy!
  • Salvation Army asking for extra help following severe weather

    Salvation Army asking for extra help following severe weather

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:24:25 GMT
    The local Salvation Army needs your help. Wednesday's severe storms left thousands in our area in the dark, including the local helpline.
    The local Salvation Army needs your help. Wednesday's severe storms left thousands in our area in the dark, including the local helpline.
  • TXDOT campaign urges safe driving

    TXDOT campaign urges safe driving

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:47:29 GMT
    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways. 
    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways. 
  • BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

    BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:57:06 GMT
    The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor.
    The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor.
  • Shreveport woman killed in Wednesday night's storm

    Shreveport woman killed in Wednesday night's storm

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:43:56 GMT
    Connie Wilson, 64Connie Wilson, 64
    A candlelight vigil is set for tonight at 7:30 in the 1900 block of Weinstock in Shreveport for a woman who was killed in Wednesday night's storm.
    A candlelight vigil is set for tonight at 7:30 in the 1900 block of Weinstock in Shreveport for a woman who was killed in Wednesday night's storm.
  • Probation for Texan who faked being fire marshal

    Probation for Texan who faked being fire marshal

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:38:41 GMT
    A North Texas man has been put on probation for pretending to be a fire marshal to avoid a $10 cover charge at a bar and to get free drinks.
    A North Texas man has been put on probation for pretending to be a fire marshal to avoid a $10 cover charge at a bar and to get free drinks.
  • Texas players charged

    Texas players charged

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:37:05 GMT
    A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.
    A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Fatal crash on I-49

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Fatal crash on I-49

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:51:10 GMT
    Shreveport Police are on the scene of a fatal crash this morning at I-49 and Pierremont. 
    Shreveport Police are on the scene of a fatal crash this morning at I-49 and Pierremont. 
  • Griffin's Good Life: Aubrey Laurie

    Griffin's Good Life: Aubrey Laurie

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:47:32 GMT
    During our KTBS/KPXJ CW 21 Vacations we meet many interesting characters.One of the travelers that headed to Alaska was 77 year old Aubrey Lurie who took the trip with his wife Joan."We enjoy traveling very much," he said, "Mainly because of the broadening experience of travel. You know they say travel is not only a broadening experience, it increases the conversation."And for Lurie, his age isn't a hindrance when it comes to travel.Mainly because he does have experience. Lurie was born in So...
    During our KTBS/KPXJ CW 21 Vacations we meet many interesting characters.One of the travelers that headed to Alaska was 77 year old Aubrey Lurie who took the trip with his wife Joan."We enjoy traveling very much," he said, "Mainly because of the broadening experience of travel. You know they say travel is not only a broadening experience, it increases the conversation."And for Lurie, his age isn't a hindrance when it comes to travel.Mainly because he does have experience. Lurie was born in So...
  • Mall St Vincent construction update

    Mall St Vincent construction update

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:31 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:31:49 GMT
    If you drive down St Vincent Avenue you'll notice Mall St Vincent is getting a makeover. Officials say the re-investment into Mall St Vincent saved the mall from closing down which would have left the city and this neighborhood with an empty shell of a mall left behind. 
    If you drive down St Vincent Avenue you'll notice Mall St Vincent is getting a makeover. Officials say the re-investment into Mall St Vincent saved the mall from closing down which would have left the city and this neighborhood with an empty shell of a mall left behind. 
  • Thousands waking up in the dark this morning

    Thousands waking up in the dark this morning

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:29:16 GMT
    Around 10 p.m. last night the caddo911.com screen was a flurry of activity as area agencies responded to call after call.
    Around 10 p.m. last night the caddo911.com screen was a flurry of activity as area agencies responded to call after call.
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:14:08 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
  • Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine

    Australia readies 50 police to send to Ukraine

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:12 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:12:55 GMT
    Australia has sent 50 police to London in anticipation of deploying them to the Ukraine to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a United Nations team.
    Australia has sent 50 police to London in anticipation of deploying them to the Ukraine to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a United Nations team.
  • Norway warns of 'concrete threat' linked to Syria

    Norway warns of 'concrete threat' linked to Syria

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:10 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:10:39 GMT
    Norway's intelligence service says it has been warned of an imminent "concrete threat" against the nation from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.
    Norway's intelligence service says it has been warned of an imminent "concrete threat" against the nation from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.
  • Tech will learn a lot sooner rather than later; emphasis on Sooner

    Tech will learn a lot sooner rather than later; emphasis on Sooner

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:50:13 GMT
    Conference USA holding its football media days outside Dallas Wednesday where Louisiana Tech was reminded how it will be tested sooner, rather than later with its schedule this season; emphasis on the "Sooner." 
    Conference USA holding its football media days outside Dallas Wednesday where Louisiana Tech was reminded how it will be tested sooner, rather than later with its schedule this season; emphasis on the "Sooner." 
  • Wait til this year; Cowboys expect to compete now

    Wait til this year; Cowboys expect to compete now

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:48:57 GMT
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones feels a sense of urgency. 
    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones feels a sense of urgency. 
  • Mind games; LA Tech better prepared for Year Two in C-USA

    Mind games; LA Tech better prepared for Year Two in C-USA

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:47:58 GMT
    Louisiana Tech is getting ready for its second season under Skip Holtz and second season in Conference-USA. 
    Louisiana Tech is getting ready for its second season under Skip Holtz and second season in Conference-USA. 
  • Caddo School's human resource department audited; issues with drug testing

    Caddo School's human resource department audited; issues with drug testing

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:09:55 GMT
    A new audit of the Caddo Parish School's Human Resources Department in 2013 is out and shows some interesting things when it comes to the system's drug testing policies.
    A new audit of the Caddo Parish School's Human Resources Department in 2013 is out and shows some interesting things when it comes to the system's drug testing policies.
  • Team Punishment All-Americans Athletes of the Week

    Team Punishment All-Americans Athletes of the Week

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:44:36 GMT
    The Springhill, Louisiana all-star team of 12-and-under players known as Team Punishment is heading to Disneyland for the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Elite World Series Friday.
    The Springhill, Louisiana all-star team of 12-and-under players known as Team Punishment is heading to Disneyland for the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Elite World Series Friday.
  • Two Texans tied for lead after two rounds of Toms tourney

    Two Texans tied for lead after two rounds of Toms tourney

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:13:32 GMT
    The junior tournament hosted by David Toms has round two of three Wednesday at Southern Trace Country Club and we now have company at the top of the leader board.
    The junior tournament hosted by David Toms has round two of three Wednesday at Southern Trace Country Club and we now have company at the top of the leader board.
  • Wage petitions need at least 15K more signatures

    Wage petitions need at least 15K more signatures

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:29:54 GMT
     Arkansas election officials say a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage needs at least 15,107 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the November ballot.
     Arkansas election officials say a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage needs at least 15,107 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the November ballot.

  • Monroe to seek flights to Denver

    Monroe to seek flights to Denver

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:27:49 GMT
     The Monroe City Council has passed a resolution allowing a grant application city officials believe can help the airport secure direct flights to Denver.
     The Monroe City Council has passed a resolution allowing a grant application city officials believe can help the airport secure direct flights to Denver.

  • Development planned for south Bossier Parish just feet away from Red River

    Development planned for south Bossier Parish just feet away from Red River

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:27:42 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    More growth is expected in Bossier Parish - this time it's water front property.Two subdivisions are set to be built, on opposite ends of the parish, just feet from the Red River.
    More growth is expected in Bossier Parish - this time it's water front property.Two subdivisions are set to be built, on opposite ends of the parish, just feet from the Red River.
  • House fire claims life of Webster Parish man

    House fire claims life of Webster Parish man

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:58:11 GMT
    An early morning fire today destroyed a Webster Parish home, leaving the sole occupant dead.


    An early morning fire today destroyed a Webster Parish home, leaving the sole occupant dead.

  • Ark. man gets 15 years in prison for child porn

    Ark. man gets 15 years in prison for child porn

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:57:14 GMT
     Federal authorities say a 45-year-old El Dorado man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for receiving images of child pornography.
     Federal authorities say a 45-year-old El Dorado man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for receiving images of child pornography.

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

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

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-06-25 19:02:45 GMT
    “I don't trust any numbers that come out of the V.A. Just for the simple reason I've seen the manipulation of so many numbers and so many measures,” says Shea Wilkes, a current employee, and licensed clinical social worker, at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center. There have been a lot of numbers coming out of the V.A. in recent weeks.
    “I don't trust any numbers that come out of the V.A. Just for the simple reason I've seen the manipulation of so many numbers and so many measures,” says Shea Wilkes, a current employee, and licensed clinical social worker, at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center. There have been a lot of numbers coming out of the V.A. in recent weeks.
  • Texas teen's 'Hail Mary' pass goes viral

    Texas teen's 'Hail Mary' pass goes viral

    Thursday, May 8 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-05-08 20:58:53 GMT
       A Texas teen's video from vine goes viral after he shows off his football skills in a 'Hail Mary Pass'. Gary Haynes, throws the ball 45 feet; then runs the distance and catches it.
       A Texas teen's video from vine goes viral after he shows off his football skills in a 'Hail Mary Pass'. Gary Haynes, throws the ball 45 feet; then runs the distance and catches it.
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    Whataburger hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign

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    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. 
    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at Whataburger on Bert Kouns near Youree Drive from 9am-3pm. 
  • Animal abandonment investigation underway in Caddo Parish

    Animal abandonment investigation underway in Caddo Parish

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    Caddo Parish Animal Services is investigating a possible case of animal abandonment in the 1100 block of Prospect St.
    Caddo Parish Animal Services is investigating a possible case of animal abandonment in the 1100 block of Prospect St.
  • Firefighter trials set for December

    Firefighter trials set for December

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    Fire Station 8Fire Station 8
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    There's a new development today in the Shreveport Fire Station 8 scandal. The felony cruelty to the infirm trials have been set for December 8.
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