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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>>

    • First NewsMore>>

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

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

      Sunday, April 20 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:23:59 GMT
      They're among our community's most vulnerable residents - children.  One local prosecutor says crimes against kids are on the rise. The district attorney's office will fight back with the strongest tool they have.
      They're among our community's most vulnerable residents - children.  One local prosecutor says crimes against kids are on the rise. The district attorney's office will fight back with the strongest tool they have.
    • Filipino teacher update

      Filipino teacher update

      Sunday, April 20 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:20:20 GMT
      Five years ago group of Filipino teachers were recruited from the Philippines with the promise of "teaching jobs" in the  U.S. And a better life.   Since that time.The educators have been working here
      Five years ago group of Filipino teachers were recruited from the Philippines with the promise of "teaching jobs" in the  U.S. And a better life.   Since that time.The educators have been working here
    • "I'm Up!"

      "I'm Up!"

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

    • Crazy Ant update

      Crazy Ant update

      Sunday, April 20 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:53:24 GMT
      Last year, we brought you a story about the Crazy Ants that were spreading throughout the south. In this ArkLaTex In-Depth story, I'll reintroduce you to the unwanted insects and give the latest on their infestations.
      Last year, we brought you a story about the Crazy Ants that were spreading throughout the south. In this ArkLaTex In-Depth story, I'll reintroduce you to the unwanted insects and give the latest on their infestations.
    • Louisiana Tech: Growing our Technology Economy

      Louisiana Tech: Growing our Technology Economy

      Friday, April 18 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:00:12 GMT
      Louisiana is growing its technology economy with companies like CSC setting up shop. However, it's a group effort to get big companies like that to move in.
      Louisiana is growing its technology economy with companies like CSC setting up shop. However, it's a group effort to get big companies like that to move in.
    • TEAM COVERAGE: Gamble on the Red-20 Years Later

      TEAM COVERAGE: Gamble on the Red-20 Years Later

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:51:29 GMT
      Casino Story Coming SOON!
      On April 18, 1994, the local economy placed its bet on a new industry. 
    • HealthMore>>

    • Children's Hospital apologizes for slow response

      Children's Hospital apologizes for slow response

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:03 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:03:12 GMT
      Five years after five children died with a fungal infection contracted from hospital linens, Children's Hospital has started notifying families to tell them their loved ones were affected by the outbreak.
      Five years after five children died with a fungal infection contracted from hospital linens, Children's Hospital has started notifying families to tell them their loved ones were affected by the outbreak.
    • Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

      Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-04-18 09:46:49 GMT
      The outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law is getting better, with more people enrolled overall and a much-needed surge of interest among young adults.
      The outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law is getting better, with more people enrolled overall and a much-needed surge of interest among young adults.
    • Marshall vigil remembers domestic violence victims

      Marshall vigil remembers domestic violence victims

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:14:18 GMT
      Attendees light candles for domestic violence victimsAttendees light candles for domestic violence victims
      It's a crime often committed behind closed doors, but Thursday former victims put domestic abuse out in the open.
      It's a crime often committed behind closed doors, but Thursday former victims put domestic abuse out in the open.
    • Texarkana NewsMore>>

    • Suspect identified in early morning Wal-Mart bomb threats

      Suspect identified in early morning Wal-Mart bomb threats

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:26:18 GMT
      Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning. 
      Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning. 
    • Texas town could rebuild plant after fatal blast

      Texas town could rebuild plant after fatal blast

      Thursday, April 17 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:05:09 GMT
      The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one.    West Mayor Tommy Muska acknowledged Thursday that the idea is
      The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one.
    • Improvements planned for Texarkana Regional Airport

      Improvements planned for Texarkana Regional Airport

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


       
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    • DOTD urges City to Open Cross Lake Dam's spillway

      DOTD urges City to Open Cross Lake Dam's spillway

      Sunday, April 20 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:55:23 GMT
      The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want the City of Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway but the city is refusing.
      The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want the City of Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway but the city is refusing.
    • Shreveport's iconic civil rights moment remember, Little Union Church unveils historical marker

      Shreveport's iconic civil rights moment remember, Little Union Church unveils historical marker

      Sunday, April 20 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:01:09 GMT
      If you were involved in the civil rights movement in Shreveport, most likely you visited Little Union Baptist Church. It was the thriving center of the movement and was where leaders met to discuss.
      If you were involved in the civil rights movement in Shreveport, most likely you visited Little Union Baptist Church. It was the thriving center of the movement and was where leaders met to discuss.
    • Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart

      Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart

      Sunday, April 20 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:17:17 GMT
      The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise.
      The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise.
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