KSLA Salutes: Instructors use VR to train aircrews for worst case scenarios

As virtual reality technology continues to evolve and improve, a team at Barksdale Air Force Base is using VR to train crews for the worst case scenario.

  Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of landfall in Florida

Michael is the first hurricane to make landfall in the United States as a category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and only the fourth on record.
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  Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border

Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was driving two other people in a Cadillac Escalade with temporary California registration across the Lewiston-Queenston International Bridge at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, according to New York state police.

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Severe storms affect crawfish haul ahead of Easter weekend

  Man in wheelchair dies after being hit by vehicle

  LSU hires Woodward as athletic director

Fire heavily damages kitchen of Queensborough neighborhood house

  Well+Fed Louisiana named one of 50 Best Vegan Restaurants in America

Well+Fed proves that the only limit with plant based eating is your creativity.
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  House subpoena for Mueller report escalates investigation

"It now falls to Congress to determine the full scope of that alleged misconduct and to decide what steps we must take going forward," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. He expects the Justice Department to comply by May 1.

  BILL WATCH 2019: What’s what during the 2019 Louisiana Legislative Regular Session

CHRISTUS Health now back in network with insurer Cigna

Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

  Overnight storm leaves trail of damage in Shreveport

  Court orders Cannon jury selection to restart

Fundraiser for black churches destroyed by arson surpasses $2 million

  Short-circuit ‘likely caused’ Notre Dame fire

Suspect caught on video stealing from Dillard’s

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In old blog post, Facebook updates ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords compromised

Facebook announced a security flaw affecting millions of Instagram users under the cover of one of the year's biggest news days.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

  Police ID wheelchair-bound man killed while crossing road

East Texan gets 1.5 years in prison on federal weapons charges

Schools closed in the ArkLaTex on April 18

  Widespread power outages reported in the ArkLaTex

Thousands of people are without power on Thursday morning as storms roll throughout the ArkLaTex.

Authorities raid house, arrest 5 people, including 3 on drug charges

Police report rocks having been thrown at their cruisers as they patrol that area

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  Watching Your Wallet: Experts give advice on reining in your tax refund

  Watching Your Wallet: Thousands of consumer complaints hidden in federal watchdog database

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides information about financial institutions, including complaints. But NerdWallet and InvestigateTV have found examples of complaints that don't show up in the database.

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Storm damage reported throughout the ArkLaTex

  Sheriff: Bank robbery suspects planted fake bomb at Castor High School, classes canceled Thursday

  ALERT: Strong line of thunderstorms will be impacting you this morning

  Mueller report release spirals into political gamesmanship

Schools closed in the ArkLaTex on April 18

Due to storms moving through the ArkLaTex, some school officials are canceling classes for students.
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  Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama while leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

  Widespread power outages reported in the ArkLaTex

Coroner identifies victim in Oakcrest Street shooting; suspect sought

Police seek help finding Shreveporter who went missing 10 days ago

Authorities raid house, arrest 5 people, including 3 on drug charges