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  • Suspect in theft of stolen Audi A7 from Bossier City dealership arrested in Texas

    Suspect in theft of stolen Audi A7 from Bossier City dealership arrested in Texas

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:17:13 GMT
    Mark Burkett, 37Mark Burkett, 37
    The suspect believed to have stolen a $75,000 car from a local dealership last week has been arrested in Texas. Detectives with the BCPD's Property Crimes Unit obtained an arrest warrant Tuesday for 37-year
    The suspect believed to have stolen a $75,000 car from a local dealership last week has been arrested in Texas.
  • KTBS Storm Team 3 Forecast

    KTBS Storm Team 3 Forecast

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:07:28 GMT
    Here's the 7 Day Forecast.
    Here's the 7 Day Forecast.
  • Crime stoppers suspect cashed counterfeit AEP Swepco checks

    Crime stoppers suspect cashed counterfeit AEP Swepco checks

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:35:55 GMT
    Investigators with the Shreveport/Caddo Parish Financial Crimes are seeking the identification of a b/m suspect who, on January 14th between 5:20 - 6:15 p.m., entered three separate Thrifty Liquor stores
    Investigators with the Shreveport/Caddo Parish Financial Crimes are seeking the identification of a b/m suspect who, on January 14th between 5:20 - 6:15 p.m., entered three separate Thrifty Liquor stores
  • K2 synthetic marijuana use increasing

    K2 synthetic marijuana use increasing

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:21:26 GMT
    The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.     Health officials say it's a dangerous drug that's not regulated by the Food
    The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.
  • Woman sentenced in Bossier City daycare abuse case

    Woman sentenced in Bossier City daycare abuse case

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:18:59 GMT
    Tammi HilliardTammi Hilliard
    An update now on the child abuse case at Bellaire Learning Center in Bossier City. Tammi Hilliard has been sentenced to four years behind bars and one year probation after pleading guilty to ten counts
    NEW INFORMATION on the child abuse case at Bellaire Learning Center in Bossier City.
  • Former Arkansas Sheriff faces misdemeanor charges

    Former Arkansas Sheriff faces misdemeanor charges

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:57:37 GMT
    Two candidates running for sheriff of Little River County, Arkansas will be facing each other in court and at the polls. Former Sheriff Danny Russell is facing charges of interfering with law enforcement
    Two candidates running for sheriff of Little River County, Arkansas will be facing each other in court and at the polls.


           
      
  • Burglar caught lurking over child's crib

    Burglar caught lurking over child's crib

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:44:52 GMT
    A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston-area home. It happened on April 5th in west Harris County. The homeowner didn't know that someone had been in his
    A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston-area home.
  • Help for alcoholism just a phone call away

    Help for alcoholism just a phone call away

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:49:42 GMT
    Counselors from the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and Physicians Behavior Hospital will answer your questions about alcoholism in our On Your Side On Call Wednesday from 5pm until 7pm. Please call
    Counselors from the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and Physicians Behavior Hospital will answer your questions about alcoholism in our On Your Side On Call Wednesday from 5pm until 7pm.
  • Shreveport firefighters, lawyers prepare for trials

    Shreveport firefighters, lawyers prepare for trials

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:03:10 GMT
    TRIAL DATES ARE SET FOR THE FIVE FORMER FIREFIGHTERS AT THE CENTER OF A SCANDAL THAT'S ROCKED THE SHREVEPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THE BETTER PART OF A YEAR.    WITH SO MANY SUSPECTS... SO MANY ACCUSATIONS...
    Trial dates are set for the five former firefighters at the center of a scandal that's rocked the Shreveport Fire Department for the better part of a year.  With so many suspects and accusations, there are at least nine trials to come.
  • Man injured in Doyline tree trimming accident

    Man injured in Doyline tree trimming accident

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:10:40 GMT
    Webster Parish Sheriff Sexton just confirmed a tree cutting accident in the 800 block of Willis Field Road in Doyline. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. today. Sexton says an entire tree fell as a
    Sheriff Sexton just confirmed a tree cutting accident in the 800 block of Willis Field Road in Doyline.
  • HAPPENING NOW: Fire burning in Sarepta oil field

    HAPPENING NOW: Fire burning in Sarepta oil field

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:07:14 GMT
    Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton has confirmed an oil field fire in progress near the intersection of Hwy 2 and Cox Road in Sarepta. Sexton says a hazmat crew has been dispatched to the scene. According
    Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton has confirmed an oil field fire in progress near the intersection of Hwy 2 and Cox Road in Sarepta.
  • Greenwood, La Police Department cracking down with DWI check points

    Greenwood, La Police Department cracking down with DWI check points

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:57:15 GMT
    The Greenwood Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Friday, April 25, 2014, within the Town of Greenwood. This checkpoint will be done with funding from The Louisiana Highway Safety
    The Greenwood Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Friday, April 25, 2014, within the Town of Greenwood. This checkpoint will be done with funding from The Louisiana Highway Safety
  • La. legislature reviews state minimum wage bills

    La. legislature reviews state minimum wage bills

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:34:14 GMT
    Through out President Obama's administration, he's urged congress to raise the federal minimum wage. When the latest push to increase it from $7.25 to $10.10 stalled in Congress, state governments took
    Seventeen bills were filed this legislative session to help regulate minimum wage in Louisiana.
  • Education chief gets favorable job review

    Education chief gets favorable job review

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:41:51 GMT
    John White, LA Superintendent of EducationJohn White, LA Superintendent of Education
    State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation. The review was done by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Board President Chas Roemer announced
    State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation.
  • 292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:09:05 GMT
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly
    A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday.
  • Senate gives final passage to new explosives rules

    Senate gives final passage to new explosives rules

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:36:05 GMT
    Regulations will be tightened on explosives licenses in Louisiana, in response to the discovery of millions of pounds of improperly stored military propellant at Camp Minden.
    Regulations will be tightened on explosives licenses in Louisiana, in response to the discovery of millions of pounds of improperly stored military propellant at Camp Minden.
  • Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

    Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 09:40:54 GMT
    Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect are headed to court to ask a judge to dismiss some of the charges against him and to ease restrictions on him in prison.
    Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect are headed to court to ask a judge to dismiss some of the charges against him and to ease restrictions on him in prison.
  • Marshall murder suspect in custody

    Marshall murder suspect in custody

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-04-16 09:24:04 GMT
    A man wanted for a murder in Marshall is in police custody. Agents with the U.S. Marshall's office arrested Corey Johnson, 31, last night in Tallulah, Louisiana.  Johnson had been on the run following
     
    A man wanted for a murder in Marshall is in police custody.











     
  • Post office traffic down as more tax payers file online

    Post office traffic down as more tax payers file online

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:58:51 GMT
    A three-person crew helps those last-minute tax filers through the mailing process, collecting and sorting envelopes into the appropriate baskets.
    A three-person crew helps those last-minute tax filers through the mailing process, collecting and sorting envelopes into the appropriate baskets.
  • Local runners prepare to return to Boston Marathon

    Local runners prepare to return to Boston Marathon

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:20:34 GMT
    John and Liz Van Savage were less than two miles apart on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off April 15, but it took the Shreveport couple six hours to find each other in the chaos that followed.
    John and Liz Van Savage were less than two miles apart on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off April 15, but it took the Shreveport couple six hours to find each other in the chaos that followed.
  • KTBS Easter Basket Giveaway

    KTBS Easter Basket Giveaway

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:04:55 GMT
    KTBS took the time to spread some Easter cheer with their annual Easter Basket Giveaway.
    KTBS took the time to spread some Easter cheer with their annual Easter Basket Giveaway.
  • Holiday in Dixie forecast

    Holiday in Dixie forecast

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:40:54 GMT
    Here's the Holiday In Dixie forecast.
    Here's the Holiday In Dixie forecast.
  • Rival teams unite for cancer research

    Rival teams unite for cancer research

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:29:48 GMT
    Two rival schools are putting aside their differences for a very special cause.
    Two rival schools are putting aside their differences for a very special cause.
  • BCFD to shave nearly $70,000 from budget through restructuring

    BCFD to shave nearly $70,000 from budget through restructuring

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:18:03 GMT
    (Photo source: BCFD)(Photo source: BCFD)
    The Bossier City Fire Department is putting one outgoing official's salary to other use. The City Council has approved a resolution Tuesday not to replace Administrative Fire Chief Ian Snellgrove, who'll
    The Bossier City Fire Department is putting one outgoing official's salary to other use. 
  • Rotary celebration continues with grants, honors

    Rotary celebration continues with grants, honors

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:35:21 GMT
    Downtown Rotary club had a special celebration honoring Dr. Dudley Talbot's 100th birthday; Dr. Talbot is their longest running member in the Rotary Club of Shreveport at 69 years and counting! It's an
    Downtown Rotary Club of Shreveport held a special celebration today honoring Dr. Dudley Talbot's 100th birthday.   Dr. Talbot is their longest running member in the Rotary Club at 69 years and counting! 
  • Child abuse advocates urge community to learn signs of abuse, speak up

    Child abuse advocates urge community to learn signs of abuse, speak up

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:21:08 GMT
    "Rizcheir Muskelly is my daughter and she was 3 years old." In the world just 3 years, when police say Rizcheir Muskelly was brutally murdered by her caregiver, Tarika Wilson in June 2013. "There are
    "Rizcheir Muskelly is my daughter and she was 3 years old." In the world just 3 years, when police say Rizcheir Muskelly was brutally murdered by her caregiver, Tarika Wilson in June 2013. 
  • UPDATE: Grambling State student accidentally drowned in Lafayette Park

    UPDATE: Grambling State student accidentally drowned in Lafayette Park

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:14:30 GMT
    Lafayette authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in Girard Park over the weekend. Sgt. Randal Leger, spokesman for the Lafayette Police Department
    Lafayette authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in Girard Park over the weekend. 
  • Bowie County addresses budget; commission sworn in

    Bowie County addresses budget; commission sworn in

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:34:22 GMT
    Bowie County officials agree that a loan may be needed to get the county through this fiscal year, but just how much and where those funds will come from are being questioned.     Commissioners voted to
    Bowie County officials agree that a loan may be needed to get the county through this fiscal year, but just how much and where those funds will come from are being questioned.
  • Texarkana authorities investigating death of 27 year-old

    Texarkana authorities investigating death of 27 year-old

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:01:05 GMT
    Photo by: KTBS 3 News Julie ParrPhoto by: KTBS 3 News Julie Parr
    Texarkana, Texas authorities are investigating the death of a 27 year-old man.
    Texarkana, Texas authorities are investigating the death of a 27 year-old man.
  • Man, woman accused of conspiring to murder her husband

    Man, woman accused of conspiring to murder her husband

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:27:45 GMT
    Cassie Sims & Patrick PierceCassie Sims & Patrick Pierce
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a woman from Haughton and a male friend from Bossier City were arrested Monday night for conspiring to murder her husband this past weekend. Cassie L. Sims, 31,
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a woman from Haughton and a male friend from Bossier City were arrested Monday night for conspiring to murder her husband this past weekend.
  • Shreveport Man Claims $1 Million Powerball Prize

    Shreveport Man Claims $1 Million Powerball Prize

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:05:41 GMT
    Louisiana Lottery Sales Representative Ashley Mandina helps Store Manager David Beardsley spread the news that his store in Shreveport sold the $1 million winning Powerball ticket from the April 9 drawing. Louisiana Lottery Sales Representative Ashley Mandina helps Store Manager David Beardsley spread the news that his store in Shreveport sold the $1 million winning Powerball ticket from the April 9 drawing.
    Errick Harper said he plays Powerball because he figures someone has to win it. Though Harper may not have won the jackpot, he nonetheless became a millionaire in the April 9 Powerball drawing. The 39-year-old
    Errick Harper said he plays Powerball because he figures someone has to win it. Though Harper may not have won the jackpot, he nonetheless became a millionaire in the April 9 Powerball drawing.
  • Residents weigh in on Jimmie Davis Bridge closure, possibility of future expansion

    Residents weigh in on Jimmie Davis Bridge closure, possibility of future expansion

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:03:11 GMT
    Roy Gilcrease has lived in south Bossier City for 10 years, and during all 10 of those years, he's used the Jimmie Davis Bridge as his main thoroughfare into Shreveport. 
    Roy Gilcrease has lived in south Bossier City for 10 years, and during all 10 of those years, he's used the Jimmie Davis Bridge as his main thoroughfare into Shreveport.
  • Fair Tax leader continues his drive

    Fair Tax leader continues his drive

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:01:39 GMT
    Are you still doing your taxes? You have until midnight tomorrow to get through all those forms and get it postmarked -- or sent online. But supporters of tax reform say there's an easier way. 
    Are you still doing your taxes? You have until midnight tomorrow to get through all those forms and get it postmarked -- or sent online. But supporters of tax reform say there's an easier way. What if
  • Identity theft becomes obvious at tax time

    Identity theft becomes obvious at tax time

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:58:54 GMT
    As tax preparers help you file your income taxes, one Bossier City professional said they see more and more people who's identity was stolen. Kathy Morgan, an enrolled agent, said many victims don't even
    As tax preparers help you file your income taxes, one Bossier City professional said they see more and more people who's identity was stolen.
  • UPDATE: Second cross installed for accident victim, no update on missing memorial

    Second cross installed for accident victim, no update on missing memorial

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:58:03 GMT
    Friends of Mikey Presley have installed a second memorial on Shreveport's Linwood Ave. less than a week after the original cross was taken from Presley's accident site.
    Friends of Mikey Presley have installed a second memorial on Shreveport's Linwood Ave. less than a week after the original cross was taken from Presley's accident site.
  • Louisiana Tech's Eco Car team prepares to defend world title

    Louisiana Tech's Eco Car team prepares to defend world title

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:41:09 GMT
    The team named its car, Diesel Dawg. The team named its car, Diesel Dawg.
    In just 10 days, students at Louisiana Tech will defend their world record in Shell's Eco-Marathon in Houston. Teams from around the world will compete to see who built the most fuel-efficient miniature
    In just 10 days, students at Louisiana Tech will defend their world record in Shell's Eco-Marathon in Houston.
  • Rep. McAllister cancels tea party appearance

    Rep. McAllister cancels tea party appearance

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:00:14 GMT
    An organizer says Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance before a tea party group as he continues to stay out of sight after a video showed him kissing a married aide.
    An organizer says Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance before a tea party group as he continues to stay out of sight after a video showed him kissing a married aide.
  • Arkansas GOP to intervene in voter ID lawsuit

    Arkansas GOP to intervene in voter ID lawsuit

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:57:53 GMT
    A state judge is allowing the Arkansas Republican Party to intervene in a lawsuit over the way absentee ballots are handled under a new voter ID law.
    A state judge is allowing the Arkansas Republican Party to intervene in a lawsuit over the way absentee ballots are handled under a new voter ID law.
  • Lawmakers hear budget recommendations

    Lawmakers hear budget recommendations

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:55:35 GMT
    Lawmakers on the House budget-writing committee are hearing spending requests from the general public after weeks of getting information from individual state agencies.
    Lawmakers on the House budget-writing committee are hearing spending requests from the general public after weeks of getting information from individual state agencies.
  • The tax clock is ticking

    The tax clock is ticking

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:51:16 GMT
    Everyone's least favorite day of the year is fast approaching. Taxes are due Tuesday. But procrastinators, rejoice! If you don't have time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won't be penalized
    Everyone's least favorite day of the year is fast approaching. Taxes are due Tuesday. But procrastinators, rejoice! If you don't have time to file and the government owes you a refund, you won't be penalized for filing late.
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:50:11 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
  • Obama having silent moment for Boston bombing

    Obama having silent moment for Boston bombing

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:27 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:27:56 GMT
    President Barack Obama is observing the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a moment of silence at the White House.
    President Barack Obama is observing the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a moment of silence at the White House.
  • Shreveport teen's death inspires online bike lane petition

    Shreveport teen's death inspires online bike lane petition

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:48:31 GMT
    Divorious Magee, 16, was killed when his bike collided with a car at a Shreveport intersection March 28, but friends hope to prevent similar deaths in the future with an online petition for change.
    Divorious Magee, 16, was killed when his bike collided with a car at a Shreveport intersection March 28, but friends hope to prevent similar deaths in the future with an online petition for change.
  • West Texas Explosion Anniversary

    West Texas Explosion Anniversary

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:50:06 GMT
    This week's anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is bringing lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider tougher oversight of chemical facilities.
    This week's anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is bringing lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider tougher oversight of chemical facilities.
  • Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance

    Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:47:42 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance
    Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister canceled an appearance
  • Tree falls on Shreveport home

    Tree falls on Shreveport home

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:56:04 GMT
    One Shreveport resident was lucky to escape without injury after a tree fell on his house.
    One Shreveport resident was lucky to escape without injury after a tree fell on his house.
  • Local schools see surge in Hispanic students

    Local schools see surge in Hispanic students

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:54:16 GMT
    For years, the Hispanic population in the state of Texas and Arkansas has experienced an up tick. But a growing trend shows a migration of Hispanics to Louisiana. New Orleans has seen the largest growth. Then,
    For years, the Hispanic population in the state of Texas and Arkansas has experienced an up tick. But a growing trend shows a migration of Hispanics to Louisiana. New Orleans has seen the largest growth. Then,
  • The ArkLaTex celebrates a birthday this week!

    The ArkLaTex celebrates a birthday this week!

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:46:01 GMT
    Happy 30th birthday Artbreak! Artbreak and KTBS 3 Summer Reading Festival set to kick off. It's the 30th anniversary of the annual KTBS 3'S Summer Reading Festival and Artbreak The Celebrate Education
    Happy 30th birthday Artbreak! Artbreak and KTBS 3 Summer Reading Festival set to kick off. It's the 30th anniversary of the annual KTBS 3'S Summer Reading Festival and Artbreak The Celebrate Education
  • Student of the year regional finalists ready for state event

    Student of the year regional finalists ready for state event

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:31:32 GMT
    Our regional student of the year is just hours away from heading to the Louisiana Statewide competition.  It's one of the highest honors a student can have. Lauren Haigler of Airline High School is among
    Our regional student of the year is just hours away from heading to the Louisiana Statewide competition.  It's one of the highest honors a student can have. Lauren Haigler of Airline High School is among
  • Haynesville native training for triathlon killed in New Orleans

    Haynesville native training for triathlon killed in New Orleans

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:28:16 GMT
    Frank Guinn (source: WGNO)Frank Guinn (source: WGNO)
    An accident Friday on Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, left a 36 year-old bicyclist dead and another in critical condition.
    An accident Friday on Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, left a 36 year-old bicyclist dead and another in critical condition.
  • Haughton family battling Bossier Parish over non-existent sewer connection

    Haughton family battling Bossier Parish over non-existent sewer connection

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:27:21 GMT
    Amanda Williamson, her husband, and their two kids have lived in their home on Pine Cone Drive in the Tall Timbers neighborhood of Haughton for two years. That's also the length of time they've been battling
    Amanda Williamson, her husband, and their two kids have lived in their home on Pine Cone Drive in the Tall Timbers neighborhood of Haughton for two years. 
  • Grambling State student found dead in Lafayette park

    Grambling State student found dead in Lafayette park

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:12:35 GMT
    Alexandria Shelton Alexandria Shelton
    Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park. Cpl. Paul Mouton says the death is suspicious, but detectives
    Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park. 
  • Texarkana career fair set to help job seekers

    Texarkana career fair set to help job seekers

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:53:58 GMT
    New statistics for the Texarkana area show a slight drop in unemployment numbers. According to the Texas Workforce Office, out of nearly 63,000 Texarkana residents, about 7.2 percent are without work,
    New statistics for the Texarkana area show a slight drop in unemployment numbers.

  • NEW INFORMATION: Stolen test drive vehicle recovered

    NEW INFORMATION: Stolen test drive vehicle recovered

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:57:21 GMT
    Bossier City police are asking the public for help in finding the suspect who stole a car worth $75,000 from a local dealership today.  Police say the suspect took the vehicle from Moffitt Audi in the
    UPDATE:  Authorities in Panola County, Texas today located the Audi A7 that was stolen from Moffitt Audi on Friday.
  • Confirmed tornado near Pittsburg, Texas Sunday afternoon

    Confirmed tornado near Pittsburg, Texas Sunday afternoon

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:35:23 GMT
    An EF-0 tornado with 70-75 mph winds was confirmed near Pittsburg, Texas Sunday afternoon.
    An EF-0 tornado with 70-75 mph winds was confirmed near Pittsburg, Texas Sunday afternoon.
  • Good viewing for tonight's Lunar Eclipse

    Good viewing for tonight's Lunar Eclipse

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:24:06 GMT
    Expect good viewing for tonight's Lunar Eclipse.
    Expect good viewing for tonight's Lunar Eclipse.
  • Freeze Warning in effect for tonight

    Freeze Warning in effect for tonight

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:49:51 GMT
    A Freeze Warning is in effect for the I-30 corridor tonight.
    A Freeze Warning is in effect for the I-30 corridor tonight.
  • Disc golfers donate tourney proceeds to female vets

    Disc golfers donate tourney proceeds to female vets

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:11:04 GMT
    (left to right) Dieter Neumann, Chad Smith. Brenda Ligon, Kevin Pelton, Reginald Hardy, Dr. Patrick McGauly & Todd Moore.(left to right) Dieter Neumann, Chad Smith. Brenda Ligon, Kevin Pelton, Reginald Hardy, Dr. Patrick McGauly & Todd Moore.
    The future looks bright for the Women's Health Program at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, thanks to the local Disc Golf Union. DGU donated $4,452 to the program after it hosted a Chains for Vets disc
    The future looks bright for the Women's Health Program at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, thanks to the local Disc Golf Union.
  • Woman calls 911 after shooting man at Hallsville home

    Woman calls 911 after shooting man at Hallsville home

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:41:48 GMT
    Marc Mathison, 51Marc Mathison, 51
    A man is recovering in east Texas this morning after a shooting in Harrison County. Authorities tell KTBS 3 News that 911 dispatchers received a call about 7:50am Monday regarding a shooting that had
    Man killed in morning shooting in Harrison County
  • Holy Week crawfish supply should satisfy demand

    Holy Week crawfish supply should satisfy demand

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:10:36 GMT
    Hungry for crawfish? Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend. It's a welcome turn to
    Hungry for crawfish? Louisiana crawfishermen and the merchants who sell the crustacean say the supply should be enough to satisfy appetites during Holy Week and Easter weekend.
  • Armed man injured following pursuit

    Armed man injured following pursuit

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:10:09 GMT
    A Spring, Texas man led law enforcement officers from three agencies on a pursuit that ended in gunfire early this morning, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and DeSoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle. It all started
    A Spring, Texas man led law enforcement officers from three agencies on a pursuit that ended in gunfire early this morning, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and DeSoto Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle.

  • Millions of used cars sold with unfixed recalls

    Millions of used cars sold with unfixed recalls

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-04-14 12:24:14 GMT
    When buying a car –there are so many decisions to make.  Size, color, cost, model, make, the list goes on.
    When buying a car –there are so many decisions to make.  Size, color, cost, model, make, the list goes on.
  • Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

    Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:59:44 GMT
    A woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday and is in custody in Utah after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes.
    A woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday and is in custody in Utah after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes.
  • West anniversary brings lawmakers back to Capitol

    West anniversary brings lawmakers back to Capitol

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-04-14 10:38:52 GMT
    This week's anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is bringing lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider tougher oversight of chemical facilities.
    This week's anniversary of the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people is bringing lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider tougher oversight of chemical facilities.
  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    10 Things to Know for Monday

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-04-14 09:24:21 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:
  • Kidnapping suspect wanted by police

    Kidnapping suspect wanted by police

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-14 04:23:49 GMT
    Monroe Police needs the public's help finding a kidnapping suspect. Monroe Police say Benjamin Smith abducted his ex-girlfriend on Friday night, forcing her into his car and punching her several times
    Monroe Police needs the public's help finding a kidnapping suspect. Monroe Police say Benjamin Smith abducted his ex-girlfriend on Friday night, forcing her into his car and punching her several times
  • Commissioners to discuss incentives for 160 jobs

    Commissioners to discuss incentives for 160 jobs

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:21:56 GMT
    The Caddo Commission has big decision to make this week and 160 new jobs are on the line. Commissioners are to debate about an incentive to attract a company, which is being kept secret for now. Economic
    The Caddo Commission has big decision to make this week and 160 new jobs are on the line. Commissioners are to debate about an incentive to attract a company, which is being kept secret for now. 
  • DeSoto Parish teen with autism attends senior prom with dream date

    DeSoto Parish teen with autism attends senior prom with dream date

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:04:38 GMT
    "To see the world through Christian's eyes is amazing." That's because 18-year-old Christian English sees it like no one else. "That just brings a whole nother level of joy to everybody." But it was years
    "To see the world through Christian's eyes is amazing." That's because 18-year-old Christian English sees it like no one else. "That just brings a whole nother level of joy to everybody."
  • Reruns are Fun, sale concludes until the fall

    Reruns are Fun, sale concludes until the fall

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:03:28 GMT
    If you have some items in your home you'd like to sell, you missed your chance to participate in the spring/summer 2014 Reruns are Fun sale. The consignment sale started out more than 10 years ago. It
    If you have some items in your home you'd like to sell, you missed your chance to participate in the spring/summer 2014 Reruns are Fun sale. The consignment sale started out more than 10 years ago. 
  • 4th Annual Walk to create a world free of M. S.

    4th Annual Walk to create a world free of M.S.

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:58:42 GMT
    Hundreds gathered,at the Louisiana Boardwalk, on Saturday to raise awareness and push for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis in the 4th annual Walk to create a world free of M. S. walk. Participants attending
    Hundreds gathered,at the Louisiana Boardwalk, on Saturday to raise awareness and push for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis in the 4th annual Walk to create a world free of M. S. walk. Participants attending
  • Sabine Parish authorities searching for suspect in killing of English Bulldog

    Sabine Parish authorities searching for suspect in killing of English Bulldog

    Sunday, April 13 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-14 00:11:28 GMT
    Photo source: Many Police DepartmentPhoto source: Many Police Department
    The body of a young female English bulldog that was discovered along the New Hope Road on Sunday evening. Apparently the animal was choked by someone using a fan belt. This breed is very expensive and
    The body of a young female English bulldog was discovered along the New Hope Road on Sunday evening. 
  • Local man finds KTBS 3 Holiday in Dixie Treasure after only 3 clues

    Local man finds KTBS 3 Holiday in Dixie Treasure after only 3 clues

    Sunday, April 13 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-04-13 20:36:10 GMT
    After only 3 clues, the Holiday In Dixie Treasure has been found by one lucky KTBS 3 Treasure Hunter. The $1,500 treasure was found in Bossier City by Lucian Hughes. It was hidden under a bench near
    After only 3 clues, the Holiday In Dixie Treasure has been found by one lucky KTBS 3 Treasure Hunter. 
  • Suspect in apartment shooting surrenders to police

    Suspect in apartment shooting surrenders to police

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:46:15 GMT
    An arrest has been made in the apartment shooting that claimed a man's life.
    An arrest has been made in the apartment shooting that claimed a man's life.
  • Python escapes causing concern for some Longview residents

    Python escapes causing concern for some Longview residents

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:19:29 GMT
    Longview's police department is warning citizens on it's Facebook page that a 16 foot Burmese Python has escaped from a home in the 700 Block of East Lynnwood.
    Longview's police department is warning citizens on it's Facebook page that a 16 foot Burmese Python has escaped from a home in the 700 Block of East Lynnwood.
  • TEAM COVERAGE-How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Your Kids?

    TEAM COVERAGE-How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Your Kids?

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-04-13 13:00:16 GMT
    Technology is a great learning tool for our kids but that doesn't mean they should have unlimited access to the TV or iPad.
    Technology is a great learning tool for our kids but that doesn't mean they should have unlimited access to the TV or iPad.
  • Tahj Jones shot by another former LSU player

    Tahj Jones shot by another former LSU player

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:20:05 GMT
    Former LSU linebacker Tahj Jones is recovering from surgery and remains in serious condition after being shot Friday night by another former LSU football player. Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats says
    Former LSU linebacker Tahj Jones is recovering from surgery and remains in serious condition after being shot Friday night by another former LSU football player.
  • Library Bans at Shreve Memorial

    Library Bans at Shreve Memorial

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:20:34 GMT
    When we hear the words banned and library, we usually are thinking about banned books.  But what about banned patrons?  The Shreveport Library system has a list of banned patrons that is 26 pages long!  This
    When we hear the words banned and library, we usually are thinking about banned books.  But what about banned patrons?  The Shreveport Library system has a list of banned patrons that is 26 pages long!  This
  • 2014 Great American Cleanup Shreveport, holds a lesson for the city

    2014 Great American Cleanup Shreveport, holds a lesson for the city

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:12:35 GMT
    Crowds of environmental conscious people hit the nation's streets and roadways Saturday . It's all for the Great American Cleanup, and the Shreveport Green led efforts locally. The mounds and mounds of
    Crowds of environmental conscious people hit the nation's streets and roadways Saturday . It's all for the Great American Cleanup, and the Shreveport Green led efforts locally. 
  • Health fair warns Shreveporters about hep-c

    Health fair warns Shreveporters about hep-c

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:23:07 GMT
    Shreveport's Hattie Perry Park was the site of a special event Saturday. It was meant to make you healthier. The group "Hit-s for Life" held a health fair highlighting the dangers of Hepatitis C. The
    Shreveport's Hattie Perry Park was the site of a special event Saturday. It was meant to make you healthier. The group "Hit-s for Life" held a health fair highlighting the dangers of Hepatitis C.
  • A mother mourns, a toddler's death is never forgotten

    A mother mourns, a toddler's death is never forgotten

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:13:37 GMT
    The loss of a child is something no parent can forget. The mother of toddler Rizcheir Muskelly, allegedly whipped to death by caretaker Tareika Wilson last year, still has the loss of her baby girl fresh
    The loss of a child is something no parent can forget. The mother of toddler Rizcheir Muskelly, allegedly whipped to death by caretaker Tareika Wilson last year....
  • Spring 2014 Makers Fair, a downtown Shreveport treat

    Spring 2014 Makers Fair, a downtown Shreveport treat

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-04-13 00:40:24 GMT
    Saturday's great spring weather allowed crowds and crowds of people to enjoy the Texas Avenue Makers Fair. Hundreds walked up and down the avenue in the search of unique goods. They had a large choice!
    Saturday's great spring weather allowed crowds and crowds of people to enjoy the Texas Avenue Makers Fair. Hundreds walked up and down the avenue in the search of unique goods. They had a large choice!
  • Family pleads for missing memorial's return

    Family pleads for missing memorial's return

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:20:31 GMT
    The roadside memorial marking Mikey Presley's accident site was stolen on what would have been his 39th birthday.
    The roadside memorial marking Mikey Presley's accident site was stolen on what would have been his 39th birthday.
  • Pit bull fighting in the Bayou State

    Pit bull fighting in the Bayou State

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:21:29 GMT
    Pit bull fighting is not a new issue, but it is a continuing problem that plagues rural areas including the ArkLaTex.
    Pit bull fighting is not a new issue, but it is a continuing problem that plagues rural areas including the ArkLaTex.
  • Federal government defers funding for LSU hospitals

    Federal government defers funding for LSU hospitals

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:50:35 GMT
    The federal government has temporarily deferred funding for medical services from University Health.
    The federal government has temporarily deferred funding for medical services from University Health.
  • Lisa Westerfield wins $1,000

    Lisa Westerfield wins $1,000

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:38:07 GMT
    Our latest one class at a time winner comes to us from Evangel Christian Academy. High school math teacher Lisa Westerfield was very surprised to see KTBS 3's Crystal Whitman, Jan Elkins, and our sponsors
    Our latest one class at a time winner comes to us from Evangel Christian Academy.
  • Sheriffs' group endorse Judge Crichton

    Sheriffs' group endorse Judge Crichton

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:47:08 GMT
    An update in the race for the District 2 justice's seat of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The Louisiana Sheriffs' and Deputies' Political Action Committee announced Friday that it will endorse Judge Scott
    An update in the race for the District 2 justice's seat of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The Louisiana Sheriffs' and Deputies' Political Action....
  • Easter at the Glen, kids celebrate with their elders

    Easter at the Glen, kids celebrate with their elders

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:40:09 GMT
    Easter Sunday is a little more than a week away, but a group of local kids and seniors citizens celebrated Friday. The Glen Retirement home and 81st Early Childhood Education Center teamed up to bring
    Easter Sunday is a little more than a week away, but a group of local kids and seniors citizens celebrated Friday. 
  • Drug bust recovers six pounds of marijuana

    Drug bust recovers six pounds of marijuana

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:31:05 GMT
    After a short vehicle pursuit and a foot chase, the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit has taken three suspected drug dealers off of our city streets. Zackery Summage, 25, and Leslie Rhodes, 24, of Shreveport,
    After a short vehicle pursuit and a foot chase, the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit has taken three suspected drug dealers off of our city streets. 
  • Neurosurgeon wins high-profile malpractice suit

    Neurosurgeon wins high-profile malpractice suit

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:24:12 GMT
    KTBS 3 has learned of a decision on a high-profile trial involving Shreveport neurosurgeon, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan
    KTBS 3 has learned of a decision on a high-profile trial involving Shreveport neurosurgeon, Dr. Ravish Patwardhan
  • Elected officials aim to help Safe House

    Elected officials aim to help Safe House

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:23:26 GMT
    Yesterday's announcement shocked people from all across our area. Officials at providence say they'll have to close the doors to their safe house at the end of may. But city and state officials say they're
    Yesterday's announcement shocked people from all across our area. Officials at providence say they'll have to close the doors to their safe house at the end of may. But city and state officials say they're
  • RRAD construction moving toward completion

    RRAD construction moving toward completion

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:04:52 GMT
    One of the largest construction projects in Bowie County, Texas is another step closer to completion.    The third and final stage of Red River Army Depot's multi-million dollar facility should be completed
    One of the largest construction projects in Bowie County, Texas is another step closer to completion.
  • Loyola hosts impressive alums

    Loyola hosts impressive alums

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:48:55 GMT
    Today Loyola Seniors were given a taste of what awaits them in the "real world."  30 accomplished Alumni were on campus, presenting to students for Career Day.  Jesuit, St. Vincent's and Loyola College
    Today Loyola Seniors were given a taste of what awaits them in the "real world."  30 accomplished Alumni were on campus, presenting to students for Career Day.  Jesuit, St. Vincent's and Loyola College
  • Shreveport theft suspects arrested

    Shreveport theft suspects arrested

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:21:59 GMT
    Wanda Thomas, 45, and Carl Giounes, 51, have both been arrested and charged with felony theft of goods after they allegedly took hundreds of dollars worth of children's clothes from a Shreveport boutique.
    Wanda Thomas, 45, and Carl Giounes, 51, have both been arrested and charged with felony theft of goods after they allegedly took hundreds of dollars worth of children's clothes from a Shreveport boutique.
  • Search for missing woman continues

    Search for missing woman continues

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:51:00 GMT
    Hazel JacksonHazel Jackson
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a local woman who has not been seen since mid-March. Hazel Jackson has been missing since March 16, 2014 when she was last seen leaving a home
    The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a local woman who has not been seen since mid-March.
  • First-time unemployment insurance claims rise

    First-time unemployment insurance claims rise

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:13:20 GMT
    First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending April 5 increased from the previous week's total.
    First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending April 5 increased from the previous week's total.
  • 2 bank tellers booked with theft

    2 bank tellers booked with theft

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:11:01 GMT
    Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say two bank tellers in Cut Off have been arrested after they allegedly admitted to stealing money from their employer
    Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies say two bank tellers in Cut Off have been arrested after they allegedly admitted to stealing money from their employer
  • Missing Teen I'esha Jones

    Missing Teen I'esha Jones

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:08:41 GMT
    Shreveport Police detectives need your help in locating a teenage girl who has apparently run away. On April 8, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 3900 block of Sumner Street
    Shreveport Police detectives need your help in locating a teenage girl who has apparently run away. On April 8, 2014, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the 3900 block of Sumner Street
  • 30 percent of U.S. parents admit to spanking their babies, study says

    30 percent of U.S. parents admit to spanking their babies, study says

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:51:16 GMT
    Researchers in Michigan have reportedly released some eyeopening stats about spanking. They say 30% of 1-year-old U.S. children were spanked at least once in the past month by their mother, father or both parents.
    Researchers in Michigan have reportedly released some eyeopening stats about spanking. They say 30% of 1-year-old U.S. children were spanked at least once in the past month by their mother, father or both parents.

     
  • Agents arrest trio of suspected drug dealers; seize drugs, guns and money

    Agents arrest trio of suspected drug dealers; seize drugs, guns and money

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:04:23 GMT
    © Rhodes Leslie© Rhodes Leslie
    Sheriff Steve Prator and Chief Willie Shaw are pleased to announce the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit has put three men accused of peddling illegal narcotics in Caddo Parish out of business. Based on
    Sheriff Steve Prator and Chief Willie Shaw are pleased to announce the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit has put three men accused of peddling illegal narcotics in Caddo Parish out of business. Based on
  • Webb to retire as NSU president later this year

    Webb to retire as NSU president later this year

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:07:57 GMT
    Dr. Randall Webb, photo courtesy: NSUDr. Randall Webb, photo courtesy: NSU
    Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year. Webb has served as Northwestern State's president since 1996. In July, he will become
    Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year.
  • Woman arrested for cashing stolen poker chips

    Woman arrested for cashing stolen poker chips

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:23:33 GMT
    Delma Fuggins, 45Delma Fuggins, 45
    Caddo Sheriff's detectives arrested a woman today, accused of cashing in stolen poker chips valued at $3,500. The victim was playing poker at Sam's Town Casino on March 21 when several El Dorado chips
    Caddo Sheriff's detectives arrested a woman today, accused of cashing in stolen poker chips valued at $3,500.
  • Jindal calls on McAllister to resign

    Jindal calls on McAllister to resign

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:17:56 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, (R)-LAU.S. Rep. Vance McAllister, (R)-LA
    (AP)-Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling for the resignation of one of his state's GOP congressmen who was videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife. RELATED STORY - La. congressman
    Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling for the resignation of one of his state's GOP congressmen who was videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife
  • Louisiana ranked number 1 in movie locations, industry report says

    Louisiana ranked number 1 in movie locations, industry report says

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:17:28 GMT
    Film crews work on the set of Now You See me in New Orleans. Film crews work on the set of Now You See me in New Orleans.
    It has been 12 years since Louisiana's tax incentives for in-state film and television production were implemented. Those incentives put the state on the entertainment map, bringing several big budget
    Last year was a landmark year for Louisiana's film production. Two films shot in Louisiana were nominated for the best picture including the winner, 12 Years a Slave.
  • Crafts on sale at Shreveport's Makers Fair Saturday

    Crafts on sale at Shreveport's Makers Fair Saturday

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:13 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:13:15 GMT
    The first Texas Avenue Makers Fair of 2014 is planned for Saturday. The bi-annual event gives artists and craftsmen a chance to sell their hand made items in Shreveport's art district. More than 200
    The first Texas Avenue Makers Fair of 2014 is planned for Saturday.
  • Yogie and Friends hold fundraiser for new cat houses

    Yogie and Friends hold fundraiser for new cat houses

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:11:38 GMT
    Louisiana's only big cat refuge, Yogie and Friends want to build new houses for its animals but need your help. Right now, the lions and tigers have wooden structures in their habitats but the weather
    Louisiana's only big cat refuge, Yogie and Friends want to build new houses for its animals but need your help.
  • Sentencing next month for convicted child killer

    Sentencing next month for convicted child killer

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:34 AM EDT2014-04-11 10:34:59 GMT
    Convicted child killer Brian Horn will be formally sentenced to death at 9 a.m. May 28.
    Convicted child killer Brian Horn will be formally sentenced to death at 9 a.m. May 28.
  • Pistorius back on witness stand

    Pistorius back on witness stand

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:09 AM EDT2014-04-11 10:09:20 GMT
    Oscar Pistorius has resumed testifying at his murder trial under questioning from the chief prosecutor, who has accused the athlete of lying about how he fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
    Oscar Pistorius has resumed testifying at his murder trial under questioning from the chief prosecutor, who has accused the athlete of lying about how he fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    10 Things to Know for Friday

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-04-11 09:11:25 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
  • Providence House to end vital domestic violence services

    Providence House to end vital domestic violence services

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:05:03 GMT
    Local victims of domestic violence will soon face even more challenges. Providence House announced Thursday that it will end its domestic violence program and safe house. The house helped more than 2,000
    Local victims of domestic violence will soon face even more challenges. Providence House announced Thursday that it will end its domestic violence program and safe house.
  • Local man receives big honor at "West Side Story"

    Local man receives big honor at "West Side Story"

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:38:26 GMT
    Famous American musical "West Side Story" is playing at the Strand Theater, but before the singing and dancing started, someone got a special surprise. The Strand's executive director Danny Fogger was
    Famous American musical "West Side Story" is playing at the Strand Theater, but before the singing and dancing started, someone got a special surprise. 
  • Search for missing woman leads to excavation

    Search for missing woman leads to excavation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:28:29 GMT
    New Boston, TXNew Boston, TX
    A search is underway in east Texas for a missing woman who vanished more than 14 years ago. Authorities are looking for LaDana Wiley who was 27 years old when she disappeared in 2000. The FBI Evidence
    The search for the remains of a New Boston, Texas woman who vanished more than 14 years ago has ended, but no skeletal remains have been found.  

  • Caddo revamps Principal Intern program

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:34:21 GMT
    "You can't learn that job in a college classroom. It's really a hands on type job and that's what we're affording them in this program," said coordinator Kathy Gallant. Students are not the only ones
    Students are not the only ones learning in the classroom. The Caddo Parish School District has resurrected a program for a select group of educators on track to becoming principals.
  • Holiday in Dixie Preps

    Holiday in Dixie Preps

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:10:03 GMT
    Tomorrow kicks off Holiday in Dixie here in Shreveport! It's a weekend filled with family fun and activities. And today Festival Plaza was bustling.  Booths are being set up and rides tested before the
    Tomorrow kicks off Holiday in Dixie here in Shreveport! It's a weekend filled with family fun and activities. And today Festival Plaza was bustling.  Booths are being set up and rides tested before the
  • Two annexation proposals considered by city

    Two annexation proposals considered by city

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:03:46 GMT
    Shreveport's growing but maybe not the way you think. The population remains a bit static but the city of shreveport is spreading out and growing geographically. Near the Provenance retail area on Southern
    Shreveport's growing but maybe not the way you think. The population remains a bit static but the city of shreveport is spreading out and growing geographically. Near the Provenance retail area on Southern
  • Costly jailhouse calls, PSC and local phone company head to court over fees

    Costly jailhouse calls, PSC and local phone company head to court over fees

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:39:14 GMT
    For months now, Louisiana's Public Service Commissioners have bickered over the cost prisoners pay to use a telephone and the companies that provide the phone services to them. An administrative law judge
    For months now, Louisiana's Public Service Commissioners have bickered over the cost prisoners pay to use a telephone and the companies that provide the phone services to them. 
  • Police arrest two teens for snatching purse from 93-year old woman

    Police arrest two teens for snatching purse from 93-year old woman

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:22:24 GMT
    Kinyon Tirrel Johnson, 17 Kinyon Tirrel Johnson, 17
    Bossier City police have arrested two Bossier City teenagers for allegedly stealing a purse from a 93-year woman today who was injured as a result. Kinyon Tirrel Johnson, 17, and a 15-year old male were
    Bossier City police have arrested two Bossier City teenagers for allegedly stealing a purse from a 93-year woman today who was injured as a result.
  • Construction on new Bossier City water treatment plant to wrap up by end of 2014

    Construction on new Bossier City water treatment plant to wrap up by end of 2014

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:14:16 GMT
    (Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: Erin Buchanan/KTBS 3 News)
    Construction began in June 2012, and today, the $60 million Red River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bossier City is taking shape. "What we're trying to do is avoid any issues, and avoid any fines from
    Construction began in June 2012, and today, the $60 million Red River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bossier City is taking shape. 
  • Shreveport domestic violence program, safe house to close by the end of May

    Shreveport domestic violence program, safe house to close by the end of May

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:51:11 GMT
    (Photo source: KTBS 3 News)(Photo source: KTBS 3 News)
    Due to programmatic and financial constraints, the Providence House Board of Directors has concluded that Providence House can no longer manage the Domestic Violence Program and Safe House. Therefore,
    Due to programmatic and financial constraints, the Providence House Board of Directors has concluded that Providence House can no longer manage the Domestic Violence Program and Safe House. 
  • CHRISTUS dedicates first cancer center in Bossier City

    CHRISTUS dedicates first cancer center in Bossier City

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:21:31 GMT
     
    CHRISTUS is expanding across the river to provide more accessible care to it's patients in all locations.



     
     
    CHRISTUS is expanding across the river to provide more accessible care to it's patients in all locations.



     
  • Employee arrested for theft

    Employee arrested for theft

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:07:58 GMT
    Autumn Dollarhide, 30Autumn Dollarhide, 30
    A Shreveport woman was arrested for felony theft for allegedly stealing nearly $13,000 from her employer while working at a Youree Drive retail store. Autumn Dollarhide, 30, of the 8000 block of Dixie
    A Shreveport woman was arrested for felony theft for allegedly stealing nearly $13,000 from her employer while working at a Youree Drive retail store.
  • Louisiana Sheriffs endorse Judge Scott Crichton for District 2 Supreme Court Justice

    Louisiana Sheriffs endorse Judge Scott Crichton for District 2 Supreme Court Justice

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:07:39 GMT
    Scott CrichtonScott Crichton
    The Louisiana Sheriffs' and Deputies' Political Action Committee will conduct a press conference on Friday, April 11, 2014 to announce the official endorsement of Judge Scott Crichton for District 2, in
    The Louisiana Sheriffs' and Deputies' Political Action Committee will conduct a press conference on Friday, April 11, 2014 to announce the official endorsement of Judge Scott Crichton for District 2, in
  • Parkway JROTC Cyber Team Finishes in Nation's Top One-Percent

    Parkway JROTC Cyber Team Finishes in Nation's Top One-Percent

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:06:47 GMT
    Parkway High School's JROTC cyber team made the nation take notice when the six members of the LA-071 placed in the top one-percent in the CyberPatriot VI National Finals, held March 26-30 in National
    Parkway High School's JROTC cyber team made the nation take notice when the six members of the LA-071 placed in the top one-percent in the CyberPatriot VI National Finals, held March 26-30 in National
  • Louisiana Tech students recognized for outstanding research presentations

    Louisiana Tech students recognized for outstanding research presentations

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:05:15 GMT
    RUSTON, La. – Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from across the Louisiana Tech University campus were recognized Wednesday for their outstanding oral and poster presentations during the 2014
    RUSTON, La. – Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from across the Louisiana Tech University campus were recognized Wednesday for their outstanding oral and poster presentations during the 2014
  • Dog Fighting arrest in Sabine Parish

    Dog Fighting arrest in Sabine Parish

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:41:16 GMT
    Phillip McHenry, 37Phillip McHenry, 37
    Phillip B. McHenry, 37, of Powhatan, was booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on April 10, 2014, for dog fighting, aggravated cruelty to animals, and two counts of contributing to the delinquency
    Phillip B. McHenry, 37, of Powhatan, was booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on April 10, 2014, for dog fighting, aggravated cruelty to animals, and two counts of contributing to the delinquency
  • French Quarter Festival kicks off in NOLA

    French Quarter Festival kicks off in NOLA

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:19:22 GMT
    When the first French Quarter Festival launched in 1984, traditional jazz clarinetist Tim Laughlin recalls there was little interest and most of the streets in the 16-block area were largely empty.
    When the first French Quarter Festival launched in 1984, traditional jazz clarinetist Tim Laughlin recalls there was little interest and most of the streets in the 16-block area were largely empty.
  • American Red Cross Highlights Pet First Aid App

    American Red Cross Highlights Pet First Aid App

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:23:29 GMT
    App helps dog and cat owners provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available. April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month, and the Northwest Louisiana Chapter is highlighting the Red Cross
    App helps dog and cat owners provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available.
  • SAU memorial garden to honor Adcox and Biddle

    SAU memorial garden to honor Adcox and Biddle

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:01:11 GMT
    MAGNOLIA – A dedication ceremony for a garden in memory of the late Jay Adcox and Leonard Biddle at the Southern Arkansas University Aquatic Center is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The
    MAGNOLIA – A dedication ceremony for a garden in memory of the late Jay Adcox and Leonard Biddle at the Southern Arkansas University Aquatic Center is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The
  • Dardenne inducted into LSU Hall of Distinction

    Dardenne inducted into LSU Hall of Distinction

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:21:08 GMT
    Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is the part of the newest class of the LSU Alumni Association's Hall of Distinction. The Hall recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves and LSU through their careers,
    Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is the part of the newest class of the LSU Alumni Association's Hall of Distinction. The Hall recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves and LSU through their careers, their personal and civic accomplishments, their volunteer activities and their loyalty to their alma mater.
  • $1 Million Lottery ticket sold in Shreveport

    $1 Million Lottery ticket sold in Shreveport

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-04-10 13:30:49 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching
    The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night, but there is a new millionaire. 
  • New possible pings detected in hunt for lost jet

    New possible pings detected in hunt for lost jet

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:00:11 GMT
    PERTH, Australia (AP) -- An Australian official says a search crew hunting for the missing Malaysian jet has located a new possible underwater signal. The search agency coordinating the search off Australia's
    An Australian official says a search crew hunting for the missing Malaysian jet has located a new possible underwater signal.
  • SUSLA offers degrees without classrooms

    SUSLA offers degrees without classrooms

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-04-10 11:57:13 GMT
    While online classes gain popularity, the Shreveport campus of Southern University takes it one step further. They offer complete degree programs on the computer. You can earn two associate degrees online
    While online classes gain popularity, the Shreveport campus of Southern University takes it one step further. They offer complete degree programs on the computer.
  • Bible bill to be heard by House committee Thursday

    Bible bill to heard by House committee Thursday

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-04-10 11:44:11 GMT
    Representative Thomas Carmody's state symbol bill will be heard by a House committee Thursday morning. If passed, it would establish a bible as Louisiana's state book. RELATED ARTICLE: Shreveport man
    Representative Thomas Carmody's state symbol bill will be heard by a House committee Thursday morning.
  • Mexican national executed for 1997 Texas slaying

    Mexican national executed for 1997 Texas slaying

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-04-10 11:15:51 GMT
    A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving time for murder has been executed in Texas for killing a local rancher in 1997.
    A man who escaped prison in his native Mexico while serving time for murder has been executed in Texas for killing a local rancher in 1997.
  • Reflecting on progress, Obama honors civil rights

    Reflecting on progress, Obama honors civil rights

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-04-10 09:51:01 GMT
    Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. looked on.
    Barack Obama was 2 years old when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. looked on.
  • McAllister aide among few with access to kiss tape

    McAllister aide among few with access to kiss tape

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:46 AM EDT2014-04-10 09:46:05 GMT
    A top-ranking staff member of a Louisiana congressman caught kissing a woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to videotape that exposed the dalliance.
    A top-ranking staff member of a Louisiana congressman caught kissing a woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to videotape that exposed the dalliance.
  • Bossier City racing to replace aging water and sewer system

    Bossier City racing to replace aging water and sewer system

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:11:53 GMT
    The area of Bossier City dates back to the 1830's, and though the water and sewer system isn't quite that old, it's time for replacement. "We pay some money now to make repairs as needed over the coming
    The area of Bossier City dates back to the 1830's, and though the water and sewer system isn't quite that old, it's time for replacement.
  • La. House unanimously approves school zone safety bill

    La. House unanimously approves school zone safety bill

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:45:25 GMT
    A bill that would ban drivers from using cell phones in school zones is one step closer to the Louisiana law books. House Bill 370 unanimously passed a House vote Wednesday.
    A bill that would ban drivers from using cell phones in school zones is one step closer to the Louisiana law books. House Bill 370 unanimously passed a House vote Wednesday.
  • McAllister not planning to resign

    McAllister not planning to resign

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:17:57 GMT
    The Louisiana congressman caught kissing a staffer says he has no plans to resign. That's according to his chief of staff. Adam Terry, confirmed to thehill.com that the chairman of the Louisiana Republican
    The Louisiana congressman caught kissing a staffer says he has no plans to resign. That's according to his chief of staff.
  • Fired SPD officer Matthew Prunty gets job back

    Fired SPD officer Matthew Prunty gets job back

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:20:12 GMT
    Nearly a year after his termination, Shreveport Police Sgt. Matthew Prunty- twin brother of slain SPD officer Tim Prunty- has his job back.
    Nearly a year after his termination, Shreveport Police Sgt. Matthew Prunty- twin brother of slain SPD officer Tim Prunty- has his job back.
  • Project: Homeless 101

    Project: Homeless 101

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:02:30 GMT
    Before they are allowed to graduate high school, seniors in Bossier Parish are handed one of their final assignments. It's called "Senior Project." And one Airline High student experienced homelessness
    And one Airline High student experienced homelessness as part of his project.
  • Shreveport restaurant to open second location after winning Food Network reality show

    Shreveport restaurant to open second location after winning Food Network reality show

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:38:25 GMT
    A Shreveport business takes home the honors after battling it out on a Food Network reality show shot in the Ark-La-Tex. The Food Court Wars episode featuring Bistro To Go and Southern Traditions, a father-daughter
    A Shreveport business takes home the honors after battling it out on a Food Network reality show shot in the Ark-La-Tex. 
  • Dozens of vehicle burglaries have Greenwood residents on alert, police arrest five suspects

    Dozens of vehicle burglaries have Greenwood residents on alert, police arrest five suspects

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:17:47 GMT
    A rash of vehicle burglaries has a quiet Caddo Parish community on alert. "We just love the atmosphere of the small town."   But now Greenwood residents Brenda Gowan, and her husband Chuck, are locking
    A rash of vehicle burglaries has a quiet Caddo Parish community on alert. "We just love the atmosphere of the small town."   
  • Water rate study released to city officials

    Water rate study released to city officials

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:47:57 GMT
    Could you be paying too much for your water and sewer bill? Shreveport citizens took a rate hike to pay for leaky pipes. But a study says the hike may have been too high. City officials received results
    Could you be paying too much for your water and sewer bill? Shreveport citizens took a rate hike to pay for leaky pipes. But a study says the hike may have been too high. City officials received results
  • 12 kids hurt in Orlando-area day care center crash

    12 kids hurt in Orlando-area day care center crash

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:21:27 GMT
    Courtesy of CNNCourtesy of CNN
    Authorities say they have located the vehicle believed to be involved in a day care crash in Florida that injured 15 people, including a dozen children. The Orange County Sheriff's Office reports Florida
    Authorities say they have located the vehicle believed to be involved in a day care crash in Florida that injured 15 people, including a dozen children.
  • Hillary Clinton memoir to be released June 10

    Hillary Clinton memoir to be released June 10

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:05:34 GMT
    (CNN)-Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's latest memoir on the years she spent heading the State Department has an official release date - June 10, 2014. The book is an important one for Clinton
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's latest memoir on the years she spent heading the State Department has an official release date - June 10, 2014.
  • BREAKING NEWS: 4 students seriously hurt in Pa. school stabbings

    BREAKING NEWS: 4 students seriously hurt in Pa. school stabbings

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:09:52 GMT
    An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20. Westmoreland County
    An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20.
  • New Army hair style rules ‘racist,’ petition says

    New Army hair style rules ‘racist,’ petition says

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:03:37 GMT
    Female Unauthorized Hairstyles/Courtesy: U.S. ArmyFemale Unauthorized Hairstyles/Courtesy: U.S. Army
    African-Americans and others are upset by the U.S. Army's new hairstyle rules. The rules include a ban on many styles that are popular, especially among black women. Some are going so far as to call
    African-Americans and others are upset by the U.S. Army's new hairstyle rules.
  • Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

    Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-09 12:41:23 GMT
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. No injuries or crashes have been reported
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.
  • Sheriff honors local heroes

    Sheriff honors local heroes

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:23:19 GMT
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington recognized two men for their life-saving actions. Deputy Darryl Ware rescued a man from the second story of a burning apartment complex back in January. Robert Berry
     
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington recognized two men for their life-saving actions.



     
  • Senate races "PAC-ing" on the ad dollars

    Senate races "PAC-ing" on the ad dollars

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:51:31 GMT
    Wealthy donors now have more freedom to give big bucks to influence federal elections. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that limits on how much people can give candidates, committees, and political
    Wealthy donors now have more freedom to give big bucks to influence federal elections. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that limits on how much people can give candidates, committees, and political
  • 9-month-old fingerprinted and booked

    9-month-old fingerprinted and booked

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:14:23 GMT
    Photo from CNNPhoto from CNN
    (CNN)-A 9-month-old Pakistani boy bawled as he was fingerprinted and booked in Lahore on an attempted murder charge after his family members allegedly threw bricks at police trying to collect an unpaid
    A 9-month-old Pakistani boy bawled as he was fingerprinted and booked in Lahore on an attempted murder charge after his family members allegedly threw bricks at police trying to collect an unpaid bill.
  • Woman found dead in Shreveport, gunshots and screams heard before

    Woman found dead in Shreveport, gunshots and screams heard before

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:46 AM EDT2014-04-08 04:46:56 GMT
    Screams and gunshots first alerted Shreveport Police to one community late Monday night. Now, they are investigating the death of a woman. The woman's body was found under a home's car park along the
    Screams and gunshots first alerted Shreveport Police to one community late Monday night. Now, they are investigating the death of a woman.
  • Work zone awareness, DOTO and Gov. warn drivers about dangerous driving

    Work zone awareness, DOTO and Gov. warn drivers about dangerous driving

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-08 04:24:19 GMT
    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal declared April 7-11 Work Zone Awareness Week across the state. DOTD says the awareness week reminds drives to use extra caution when driving through road construction zones,
    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal declared April 7-11 Work Zone Awareness Week across the state. DOTD says the awareness week reminds drives to use extra caution when driving through road construction zones.
  • Light of Hope 2014, dozens gather to commemorate foster kids and abuse victims

    Light of Hope 2014, dozens gather to commemorate foster kids and abuse victims

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:11:46 GMT
    April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month and Monday afternoon the group Court Appointed Special Advocates met to commemorate these children with a Light of Hope ceremony. CASA says
    April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month and Monday afternoon the group Court Appointed Special Advocates met to commemorate these children with a Light of Hope ceremony. 
  • Caught on Camera: Congressman Vance McAllister kissing staffer

    Caught on Camera: Congressman Vance McAllister kissing staffer

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:33:56 GMT
    Freshman U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister says he's asking his family and constituents for forgiveness a West Monroe newspaper published a video that it says shows the congressman kissing a woman who wasn't
     
    Freshman U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister says he's asking his family and constituents for forgiveness a West Monroe newspaper published a video that it says shows the congressman kissing a woman who wasn't his wife.
      










     
  • Science teacher's alleged inappropriate comment

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:21:53 GMT
    A 12-year-old student was reduced to tears after her teacher allegedly called the student an inappropriate name.
    A 12-year-old student was reduced to tears after her teacher allegedly called the student an inappropriate name.
  • National Crime Victims' Rights Week, sheriff's office recognizes advocates and victims

    National Crime Victims' Rights Week, sheriff's office recognizes advocates and victims

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-04-07 02:00:13 GMT
    Sunday starts National Crime Victims' Rights Week. It's a celebration of those in law enforcement, the medical community and others who help victims. It also acknowledges the turmoil victims suffer. Crime
    Sunday starts National Crime Victims' Rights Week. It's a celebration of those in law enforcement, the medical community and others who help victims. It also acknowledges the turmoil victims suffer. 
  • Angie's List: Home Improvement Project Advice

    Angie's List: Home Improvement Project Advice

    Friday, March 21 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-03-21 19:57:54 GMT
    Experts say some 43 million homeowners a year attempt a do-it-yourself project and an estimated one in five suffers an injury. In this Angie's List report we show you how to avoid a D-I-Y gone B-A-D.
    Experts say some 43 million homeowners a year attempt a do-it-yourself project and an estimated one in five suffers an injury. In this Angie's List report we show you how to avoid a D-I-Y gone B-A-D.
  • March 4 Meals

    March 4 Meals

    Thursday, March 6 2014 7:02 PM EST2014-03-07 00:02:26 GMT
    Caddo Council on Aging's annual March 4 Meals to bring awareness about Meals on Wheels and senior hunger. 
    Caddo Council on Aging's annual March 4 Meals to bring awareness about Meals on Wheels and senior hunger. 
  • Ark-la-tex resident scammed by Home Warranty Company

    Ark-la-tex resident scammed by Home Warranty Company

    Thursday, March 6 2014 11:09 AM EST2014-03-06 16:09:25 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Drug prices vary by store; be your own advocate

    Drug prices vary by store; be your own advocate

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 5:32 PM EST2014-03-04 22:32:58 GMT
    "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."
    "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."
  • Natchitoches plays after rare southern snow fall

    Natchitoches plays after rare southern snow fall

    Friday, January 24 2014 4:09 PM EST2014-01-24 21:09:51 GMT
    It looked just a like Christmas card in Natchitoches on Friday. The buildings on Northwestern State University's campus were covered in snow. Classes were canceled and most students took advantage of
    It looked just a like Christmas card in Natchitoches on Friday.
  • Shreveport home damaged during morning chimney fire

    Shreveport home damaged during morning chimney fire

    Monday, January 13 2014 11:30 AM EST2014-01-13 16:30:03 GMT
    Shreveport fire crews were kept busy Sunday morning working a house fire under control. The blaze started just before 7 a.m. at a home at the 5200 block of Broadway Ave. 
    Shreveport fire crews were kept busy Sunday morning working a house fire under control. The blaze started just before 7 a.m. at a home at the 5200 block of Broadway Ave. 
  • Early morning shooting in Shreveport injures two people

    Early morning shooting in Shreveport injures two people

    Monday, January 13 2014 11:11 AM EST2014-01-13 16:11:19 GMT
    An early morning shootout in a Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood sends two people to the hospital.
    An early morning shootout in a Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood sends two people to the hospital. It happened shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday morning. 
  • DPS observes AMBER Alert anniversary

    DPS observes AMBER Alert anniversary

    Monday, January 13 2014 7:06 AM EST2014-01-13 12:06:32 GMT
    Texas Department of Public Safety officials are joining law enforcement around the nation in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness day.
    Texas Department of Public Safety officials are joining law enforcement around the nation in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness day.
  • Former Bossier City mayor George Dement dies

    Former Bossier City mayor George Dement dies

    Monday, January 13 2014 5:27 AM EST2014-01-13 10:27:03 GMT
    (Photo source: Centenary College)(Photo source: Centenary College)
    KTBS 3 News has learned that long-time Bossier City mayor George Dement has passed away. A friend of the family says Dement died at his Frierson, LA home around 11 a.m. Sunday morning. Funeral arrangements
    KTBS 3 News has learned that long-time Bossier City mayor George Dement has passed away. A friend of the family says Dement died at his Frierson, LA home around 11 a.m. Sunday morning. 
  • Lengthy Illness Claims Life of Longtime Lawman

    Lengthy Illness Claims Life of Longtime Lawman

    Thursday, January 9 2014 11:15 PM EST2014-01-10 04:15:01 GMT
    Funeral services have been set for former U.S. Marshal and Claiborne Parish Sheriff J.R. Oakes. The 84 year old died today at Northern Louisiana Medical Center in Ruston following a lengthy illness. A
    Funeral services have been set for former U.S. Marshal and Claiborne Parish Sheriff J.R. Oakes.
  • MPC meets tomorrow, zone change debate expected

    MPC meets tomorrow, zone change debate expected

    Wednesday, January 1 2014 6:01 PM EST2014-01-01 23:01:35 GMT
    Shreveport's Metropolitan Planning Commission will hold a meeting tomorrow. You can bet the corner of Kings Highway and Highland Avenue will come up in debate. The MPC may rezone that area. It's zoned
    Shreveport's Metropolitan Planning Commission will hold a meeting tomorrow. You can bet the corner of Kings Highway and Highland Avenue will come up in debate. The MPC may rezone that area. 
  • Young Natchitoches woman killed in crash

    Young Natchitoches woman killed in crash

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 11:33 AM EST2013-12-31 16:33:08 GMT
    A young Natchitoches woman was killed in a vehicle accident after she reportedly lost control of her car.
    A young Natchitoches woman was killed in a vehicle accident after she reportedly lost control of her car.
  • Evening fire causes heavy damage to Shreveport home

    Evening fire causes heavy damage to Shreveport home

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 10:54 AM EST2013-12-31 15:54:00 GMT
    A Shreveport home was heavily damaged by an evening fire.
    A Shreveport home was heavily damaged by an evening fire.
  • Boat sinks at Bodcau Dam leaving three men stranded

    Boat sinks at Bodcau Dam leaving three men stranded

    Monday, December 30 2013 9:32 AM EST2013-12-30 14:32:35 GMT
    The men were out boating and possibly duck hunting when it happened.
    The men were out boating and possibly duck hunting when it happened.
  • Driver of Big Rig Treated at Area Hospital

    Driver of Big Rig Treated at Area Hospital

    Monday, December 30 2013 7:30 AM EST2013-12-30 12:30:22 GMT
    A truck driver is being treated for injuries after a late night accident in Shreveport.
    A truck driver is being treated for injuries after a late night accident in Shreveport.
  • Bedtime Blues: The sleep epidemic

    Bedtime Blues: The sleep epidemic

    Monday, December 23 2013 9:57 AM EST2013-12-23 14:57:57 GMT
    According to the CDC, 40 million people in the U.S. have a chronic sleep disorder, causing more than $18 billion in lost productivity every year.
    According to the CDC, 40 million people in the U.S. have a chronic sleep disorder, causing more than $18 billion in lost productivity every year.
  • Bedtime Blues: Sleeping routine

    Bedtime Blues: Sleeping routine

    Monday, December 23 2013 9:55 AM EST2013-12-23 14:55:56 GMT
    How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep. The cure for sleep difficulties can often be found in your daily routine.
    How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep. The cure for sleep difficulties can often be found in your daily routine.
  • Bossier City Council votes for sewage increase

    Bossier City Council votes for sewage increase

    Monday, December 16 2013 6:02 PM EST2013-12-16 23:02:08 GMT
    Bossier City residents spoke out against the sewage increase at Monday's meeting.Bossier City residents spoke out against the sewage increase at Monday's meeting.
    First it was Shreveport, now Bossier City residents will see a sewage rate increase. The city council voted 4 to 2 in favor of adopting a $15.00 hike Tuesday. The increase is a flat rate, and it will
    First it was Shreveport, now Bossier City residents will see a sewage rate increase. The city council voted 4 to 2 in favor of adopting a $15.00 hike Tuesday.
  • Young marines receive holiday donation

    Young marines receive holiday donation

    Monday, November 25 2013 6:01 PM EST2013-11-25 23:01:56 GMT
    The Bossier Sheriff's young marines are feeling the love this Thanksgiving holiday.
    The Bossier Sheriff's young marines are feeling the love this Thanksgiving holiday.
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    KTBS Storm Team 3 Forecast

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:07:28 GMT
    Here's the 7 Day Forecast.
    Here's the 7 Day Forecast.
  • Crime stoppers suspect cashed counterfeit AEP Swepco checks

    Crime stoppers suspect cashed counterfeit AEP Swepco checks

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:35:55 GMT
    Investigators with the Shreveport/Caddo Parish Financial Crimes are seeking the identification of a b/m suspect who, on January 14th between 5:20 - 6:15 p.m., entered three separate Thrifty Liquor stores
    Investigators with the Shreveport/Caddo Parish Financial Crimes are seeking the identification of a b/m suspect who, on January 14th between 5:20 - 6:15 p.m., entered three separate Thrifty Liquor stores
  • K2 synthetic marijuana use increasing

    K2 synthetic marijuana use increasing

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:21:26 GMT
    The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.     Health officials say it's a dangerous drug that's not regulated by the Food
    The use of synthetic marijuana, or fake pot, is increasing in communities across the nation, including Southwest Arkansas.
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