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    Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

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    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.
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    Judge rules man had right to record police

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    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.

     

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    Fertilizer makers put blame for West, Tx blast on city

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    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. More>>

    No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

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    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.

     

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    Dallas County not yet ready for child immigrants

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     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.

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    Dallas-area doctor convicted of health care fraud

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    A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been convicted of conspiracy, identity theft and health care fraud.
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    No Texas changes in execution procedure

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     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

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    TXDOT campaign urges safe driving Video included

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    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.  More>>

    State hopes to trace source of intestinal parasite

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    State health officials are trying to trace the origin of an intestinal parasite that has infected 77 Texans so far this year.
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    What's going around? Mosquito-borne illnesses

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    Mosquitoes are out in full force. Their bites can transmit a variety of viral illnesses. These viruses have been creating epidemics in some countries, and travelers are now bringing them closer to home. More>>

    4 dead in Texas Panhandle car wreck

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    Police say three adults and one toddler have died in a Texas Panhandle car wreck.
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    Suspect in Texas police shooting `presumed dead'

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    Authorities say a man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers is "presumed dead" after an assault by officers on the house in which he was barricaded.
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    Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

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    A North Texas jury has convicted woman in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.The Dallas County jury found 33-year-old Elizabeth Ramsey guilty Tuesday of intentional serious injury to a child in Johnathan Ramsey's death. Jurors begin hearing testimony Wednesday morning in the sentencing phase of Ramsey's trial and could sentence her to up to life imprisonment.The boy's 35-year-old father, Aaron Ramsey, is serving a life sentence already.Prosecutors say the two locked the boy ... More>>

    City of Texarkana, Texas considers an impound ordinance Video included

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    The City of Texarkana, Texas is considering a plan to develop an ordinance that would allow police officers to tow and impound vehicles for driving without proof of insurance. More>>

    NOW HIRING -- Get Paid to Scare People!

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    Join the Runaway Fright Train Haunters.  Auditions and interviews are now being held for haunters and support personnel at the historic Jefferson Railway in Jefferson, Tx as they make plans for Halloween. More>>

    DEVELOPING STORY - Several reported injured in Texas home explosion

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    A house has exploded in Central Texas and emergency responders are trying to determine how it happened. More>>

    Texas man gets 16 years for injuring officer

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    A Texas man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a car crash that caused a San Antonio police officer's leg to be amputated.
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    Baby dies while in foster care at East Texas home

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    Officials say a 2-month-old girl has died at an East Texas home as the woman with whom she was living ran an errand and left several other adults to watch the baby.
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    Sheriff: Mother tells police she killed her 4-year-old daughter

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    A Henderson County woman is jailed and charged with Capital Murder after she walked into the Athens Police Department Monday, telling officers she killed her 4-year-old daughter. More>>

    Dallas police use civilian workers at county jail

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    The Dallas Police Department is using civilian employees at the county jail to help free up its officers.
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    14-year-old Texas girl dies in go-kart crash

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    Police say a North Texas teenager died Sunday when her go-kart crashed near the Texas Motor Speedway.
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    Inmates injured when roof collapses at East Texas jail

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    DIBOLL, Texas (AP) -- The roof of a privately run East Texas jail has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 10 inmates to nearby hospitals. More>>

    Police: Texas man stabbed daughter 21 times

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    Police have arrested a South Texas man accused of stabbing his 11-year-old daughter 21 times.
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    Official: Fewer kids detained recently at border

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    U.S. Border Patrol officials say a region in South Texas overwhelmed by immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S. has detained fewer minors in the last 10 days.
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    Ex-sheriff to be sentenced for money laundering

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    A former South Texas sheriff is to be sentenced after pleading guilty to money laundering. Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) could receive up to 20 years in prison Thursday for his April 14 plea about two weeks after resigning as sheriff. His former commander, Jose Padilla, could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced Thursday in McAllen for accepting a bribe. Trevino admitted to laundering campaign contributions tied to a convicted drug trafficker. Hi... More>>

    Order issued in suit by Texas gun rights group

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    A federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order preventing a North Texas city from enforcing an ordinance that a gun rights group says violates its free speech rights.
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    • 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.

    • 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

    • 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.

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    • The Red Bayou Project gives Farmers a boost in water needed for irrigation

      The Red Bayou Project gives Farmers a boost in water needed for irrigation

      Sunday, July 27 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:44:54 GMT
      One of the major needs for farmland or agricultural success is water. If it does not fall as rain the water must come from somewhere else. There are many green farm fields in northern Caddo parish.
      One of the major needs for farmland or agricultural success is water. If it does not fall as rain the water must come from somewhere else. There are many green farm fields in northern Caddo parish.

    • CenturyLink in Bossier City: Boom or Bust?

      CenturyLink in Bossier City: Boom or Bust?

      Friday, July 25 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:20:33 GMT
      Elton John, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Disney On Ice, Cirque Du Soleil you name the artist or act and they have probably made it a point to come to Bossier City to perform at the CenturyLink Center. Who knew 14 years ago that an empty lot would turn into an entertainment destination for singers , performers and fans from all around the world.
      Elton John, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Disney On Ice, Cirque Du Soleil you name the artist or act and they have probably made it a point to come to Bossier City to perform at the CenturyLink Center. Who knew 14 years ago that an empty lot would turn into an entertainment destination for singers , performers and fans from all around the world.
    • 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.
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    • KTBS 3 Investigation finds low levels of chlorine in Shreveport's public pools

      KTBS 3 Investigation finds low levels of chlorine in Shreveport's public pools

      Sunday, July 27 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:00:13 GMT
      National data from the CDC reveals one in eight pool inspections found serious violations that threatened public health and safety and resulted in immediate closure. Pretty gross, right? 
      National data from the CDC reveals one in eight pool inspections found serious violations that threatened public health and safety and resulted in immediate closure. Pretty gross, right? 
    • Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

      Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:28:29 GMT
      We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
      We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
    • Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

      Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:14:50 GMT
      So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
      So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
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    • 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.
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