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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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  • Jury selection begins for murder case in Bowie County, Texas

    Jury selection begins for murder case in Bowie County, Texas

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:39:22 GMT
    Jury selection begins Friday for a man accused of shooting and killing a Bowie County sheriff's deputy. 
    Jury selection begins Friday for a man accused of shooting and killing a Bowie County sheriff's deputy. 
  • Proposed tax repeal could go before voters

    Proposed tax repeal could go before voters

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:25:21 GMT
    A proposed tax repeal could soon go before voters in Texarkana, Arkansas.City officials are working to verify signatures turned in with a petition to repeal a two percent tax on restaurant and fast food purchases.
    A proposed tax repeal could soon go before voters in Texarkana, Arkansas.City officials are working to verify signatures turned in with a petition to repeal a two percent tax on restaurant and fast food purchases.
  • VIDEO: Texas jailer fired for "leg sweep" on prisoner

    VIDEO: Texas jailer fired for "leg sweep" on prisoner

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:46:35 GMT
    Jason BishopJason Bishop
    Denton Police officials are admitting wrong doing and releasing jailhouse surveillance video that shows one of their jailers using an unauthorized leg sweep on a prisoner.That prisoner, Jason Bishop, says that leg sweep sent him into a full speed face plant onto the concrete floor of a jail cell.
    Denton Police officials are admitting wrong doing and releasing jailhouse surveillance video that shows one of their jailers using an unauthorized leg sweep on a prisoner.That prisoner, Jason Bishop, says that leg sweep sent him into a full speed face plant onto the concrete floor of a jail cell.
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