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    Are your child's school lunches safe? Video included

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    For a parent, there's nothing more important than their child's health and well-being.  You expect school to be a safe place. More>>

    Debunking day care in Louisiana: what's behind state regulations and ratings Video included

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    "When I pulled up I saw the ambulance and police, it was, I just can't describe the feeling. And when I got out of my car, all I hear was just screaming and hollering, screaming."  More>>

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

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    Buying and selling a home are no small tasks.  And unfortunately, there are scammers out there looking to cash in on the often complicated process. More>>

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

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

    911 call for help turns tragic Video included

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    On October 15th, 2013, first responders were called to Americana Drive in Shreveport, the home of 58-year-old John Shepherd, for a man in medical distress. More>>

    2015 LA Governor's race expected to be one of the most expensive in state history Video included

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    The race for the next governor of Louisiana is on. After much speculation, Senator David Vitter officially announced his candidacy.  More>>

    Mall St. Vincent owners not holding up their end of the bargain Video included

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    As the holiday shopping season kicks in, Mall St. Vincent shoppers will see a 1% sales tax added to their purchases to pay for mall renovations. More>>

    CPSD's transportation department looks at changing cost of field trips

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    The wheels on the bus might go round and round, but the cost to keep the Caddo Parish School Buses rolling goes up and up. More>>

    UPDATE: 3 Investigates: Emergency shelters built in Louisiana & Mississippi since Hurricane Katrina

    LA has built only one shelter since Hurricane Katrina, the 'mega shelter' in Alexandria. LA has built only one shelter since Hurricane Katrina, the 'mega shelter' in Alexandria.
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    Hurricane Katrina was a rude awakening for gulf states in terms of emergency preparedeness.  More>>

    Will Mall St. Vincent Hire Locally to Help Renovate the Mall?

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    Mall St Vincent is getting some upgrades and tax payers are footing much of the bill.  More>>

    Bossier Parish couple pleads not guilty to charges of inciting prostitution involving their underage relatives

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    It's hard to imagine that such a crime could happen on a quiet street like Country Forest Lane in Elm Grove, LA.  More>>

    3 Investigates: SPD's new property room

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    A year and a half later, there are still questions about the evidence missing from the Shreveport Police Department. 14,000 hydrocodone pills are simply unaccounted for. Edward Clark and Robert Henry- More>>

    3 Investigates: The money to fight salvinia Video included

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    Salvinia—a problem that several lakes in Louisiana have and Wildlife and Fisheries tries to fight, especially Lake Bistineau. The department has found methods to maintain the aquatic plant but so far nothing to get rid of it. More>>

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    • ArkLaTex Best: Holy Angels adventures

      ArkLaTex Best: Holy Angels adventures

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:42:28 GMT
      It's a new treatment in the ArkLaTex for people with developmental disabilities and once you see it, you'll realize why Rick Rowe says it's one of the ArkLaTex Best.
      It's a new treatment in the ArkLaTex for people with developmental disabilities and once you see it, you'll realize why Rick Rowe says it's one of the ArkLaTex Best.
    • "I'm Up!"

      "I'm Up!"

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:21:29 GMT
      Wake up on the right side of the bed and shout "I'm Up!". Your day's just not complete without KTBS 3 First News and Carly Flynn Morgan, T.W. Starr, Meteorologist Brian Fowler, Rick Rowe and Amy Vitrano
      Wake up on the right side of the bed and shout "I'm Up!".
    • Make a #GlobalSelfie with NASA on Earth Day

      Make a #GlobalSelfie with NASA on Earth Day

      Make a #GlobalSelfie with NASA on Earth Day

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:35 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:35:58 GMT
      NASA invites you -- and everyone else on the planet -- to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day this year with the agency's #GlobalSelfie event.The year 2014 is a big one for NASA Earth science. Five NASA missions designed to gather critical data about our home planet are launching to space this year. NASA is marking this big year for Earth science with a campaign calledEarth Right Now, and as part of this campaign the agency is asking for your help this Earth Day, April 22.While ...
      NASA invites you -- and everyone else on the planet -- to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day this year with the agency's #GlobalSelfie event.The year 2014 is a big one for NASA Earth science. Five NASA missions designed to gather critical data about our home planet are launching to space this year. NASA is marking this big year for Earth science with a campaign calledEarth Right Now, and as part of this campaign the agency is asking for your help this Earth Day, April 22.While ...
    • ArkLaTex In-DepthMore>>

    • 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.
    • Worley Observatory celebrates 50th anniversary

      Worley Observatory celebrates 50th anniversary

      Monday, April 21 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:00:17 GMT
      2014 marks a special anniversary for a special building in Caddo parish. It's a place that both youngsters and adults have enjoyed for decades.
      2014 marks a special anniversary for a special building in Caddo parish. It's a place that both youngsters and adults have enjoyed for decades.
    • 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. 
    • HealthMore>>

    • 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.
    • Powdered alcohol approval was an error

      Powdered alcohol approval was an error

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:27:15 GMT
      Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon.
      Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon.
    • La. House wants mental health info before abortion

      La. House wants mental health info before abortion

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:27 AM EDT2014-04-22 09:27:02 GMT
      The Louisiana House has agreed to require women seeking an abortion in the state to receive a pamphlet that describes possible psychological effects of the procedure
      The Louisiana House has agreed to require women seeking an abortion in the state to receive a pamphlet that describes possible psychological effects of the procedure
    • East Texas NewsMore>>

    • Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas Area

      Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from East Texas Area

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:00:14 GMT
      WANTED: Jerry Holmes, 42WANTED: Jerry Holmes, 42
      The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. 
      The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. 
    • 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
    • Perry making 2nd job-poaching trip to New York

      Perry making 2nd job-poaching trip to New York

      Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:14 AM EDT2014-04-22 10:14:12 GMT
      Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas.
      Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas.
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