Funeral underway for slain SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

Officer Chatéri Payne will be laid to rest today as her funeral services will be held.

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Memorial services held for fallen SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

Memorial service announced for mother, daughter killed in shooting

City of Shreveport proposes $18 monthly sanitation fee

Texarkana to hold amnesty program for those with outstanding warrants

Funeral procession route for slain SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

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  Bossier Schools looking for part-time workers

Glenn Frierson’s wife speaks on husband’s murder arrest

ArkLaTex girl donates stuffed animals to help others during tough times

Faith Through the Flames: First Bossier remains resolute after massive blaze

Trial delays continue for man charged with killing SPD officer

Closing arguments end in Barksdale airman murder trial; jury deliberating

SPD searching for missing runaway

Shreveport police are asking for the public’s help in finding a girl believed to have run away.

More than 40 troops return from deployment

More than 40 personnel of the 200 plus Airmen deployed from the 307th Bomb will soon return.

BAFB to host 5th annual SRA Bryan Bell Memorial 5K

Barksdale Air Force Base will host the 5th Annual Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell Memorial 5K on base, Friday, January 18th.

ArkLaTex civil rights icon to speak at Barksdale AFB

Barksdale Air Force Base is hosting a Dr. Martin Luther King Luncheon.

BCPD now accepting applications for reserve police officer academy

CenturyLink Center to hold job fair

$43 million expansion in the works for CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center

The Good Stuff: 20,000 hours of love

Louisiana to issue February SNAP benefits early

Family searching for missing dogs, reward offered

  Vigil for Marshall students set for Monday

A candlelight vigil is planned for two students that lost their lives last week.

Swim team benefits from Children’s Miracle Network dollars

With the new year beginning some people are working hard to meet their New Year’s resolutions — but don’t forget your kids.

Shreveport bakery hosts kids class on making a traditional Mardi Gras King cake

The King cake is one of the biggest traditional Mardi Gras foods. Every year, Lilah’s Bakery in Shreveport makes more than 14,000 King cakes.

Funeral arrangements released for Shreveport Officer Chatéri Payne

The funeral arrangements of the late Shreveport Police Officer, Chatéri Payne, has been released after she was shot and killed on Wednesday night.

Junior League hosts 3rd Annual 5k, 10k Fun Run

Runners will begin and end at Red River Brewing Company through historic downtown Shreveport.

Students create eco-friendly pallets to help homeless

Bossier City High School students use recyclable materials to help the area homeless stay dry.

Panola County releases photo of missing woman whose phone died during 911 call

The Panola County Sheriff’s office is looking for Lauren Elizabeth Thompson, who was reported missing Thursday.

2 pedestrians struck by vehicle in west Shreveport

Police are on the scene of a crash on Friday night that sent two people to the hospital.

VFW honoring first responders & students

On this week where the sacrifices of first responders has come into sharp focus with the shooting death of a Shreveport Police officer — an ArkLaTex VFW Post is honoring civil servants and outstanding students in Shreveport.

City of Marshall addresses broken emergency siren

The City of Marshall is actively working to replace a broken emergency siren after one was struck by lightening.

Texas Representative looking to make changes in education system

Texas Lawmakers convened earlier this week at the state capital for the 86th legislative session.

Couple faces malfeasance in office charges following audit

A former Natchitoches Parish Volunteer Fire Department Chief and his wife are out on bond after turning themselves in following an audit.

G. Williams Productions presents “Torn” showing at East Bank Theater

A theater production written right here in Northwest Louisiana tackles the struggle of a man fighting between good and evil.

KSLA Salutes: Barskdale Bombers

Part of balancing the demands of life in the United States Air Force, is finding time for hobbies and interests. For some airmen — that means life on the ice.

Captain Shreve High School remembers fallen SPD Officer, Chatéri Payne

The death of Officer Chatéri Payne has shattered the hearts of people across Shreveport.

Texarkana police officials react to shooting death of SPD officer

The shooting death of Shreveport police officer Chateri Payne is not only being felt by Shreveport police but law enforcement officers throughout the ArkLaTex.

Skeletal remains found, possibly of missing man; suspect in custody

What started out as a missing person case in Idabel, Oklahoma has know turned into a murder investigation but authorities say they have their man.

BPCC welcomes member of Little Rock Nine to campus

Elizabeth Eckford will be sharing her experiences as one of the first African-American students to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, AR.

SPD Warrant Wednesdays seek fugitives; cash rewards offered

The Shreveport Police Department is asking for the public’s help to get six fugitives off of the streets.

LifeShare “critically” low on blood supply, urgently seeking donations

“It’s not just the blood center needing blood, it’s the community,” said Tenille Terry, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at LifeShare.

Day care worker arrested for shaking, throwing toddler to the floor

The child’s parent contacted the Bossier City Police Department, prompting an investigation.

Sci-Port Museum to re-open second floor in February

For the past few years, the Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport has struggled, but new management came in and got to work on the museum to prepare for 2019.

Bossier Parish seeking additional school bus operators

Bossier Parish schools need bus operators. You don't need your commercial driver's license to apply.

Mayor Perkins names interim director of Shreveport Regional Airport

The announcement was made after former director Henry Thompson, A.A.E resigned effective this afternoon.

Caddo Parish Sheriff’s office hiring for clerical positions

The sheriff’s office said they’re working to fill various administrative positions.

Bossier City first responders make child’s birthday extra special

Family and friends along with Bossier City deputies, Bossier City Fire and medical personnel, gathered together for Sean Bramlett’s birthday party.

Local Red Cross volunteer remembers helping California wildfire victims

Shreveport Red Cross volunteer recounts deployment to California as communities try to rebuild from wildfires.

Bossier Schools rolls out new bus alert system

A new alert system will let Bossier Parish parents when their child’s bus is running more than 15 minutes late.

SWAR woman allegedly threatens to shoot someone over a key

Elaine Arnold, 59, of Sparkman, Arkansas faces a charge of first-degree terroristic threatening following an argument.

Report: Over half of NWLA residents struggle to make a living

A new report released by a Louisiana agency sheds a light on challenges that some households face.

The Good Stuff: Crossroads of life and death

November 22, 2018 at 10:30 in the morning.About the only traffic on the road at that point, mostly locals hustling across town for work or to meet family for a Thanksgiving Day meal.

Owner fighting to keep daycare open

The state of Louisiana has revoked the license of a Shreveport daycare claiming that time and again the business won't fix their problems. Now the owner must win her appeal or close down.

Police officer adopts kitten he rescued from interstate barrier wall

An officer with the North Kansas City Police Department adopted a kitten after he rescued her from an interstate median.

NASCAR racer makes pit stop at Shriners

David Ragan, a two-time winner in the Monster Energy Cup series, proudly displayed his No. 38 Shriners Hospital branded race car.

Cell phone helps locate alleged Louisiana kidnapping victim

Detectives learned that the female victim was being held against her will by Brian Young, who was a coach at the school.

Shreveport in need of garbage truck drivers

If you’ve noticed your trash has been late getting picked up in Shreveport, it’s because the city is short on drivers.

SWAR sheriff’s department shares update on injured trooper

As an Arkansas State Police trooper recovers from a wreck that sent him to a hospital, another agency shares how he’s doing.

Humane Society of NWLA looking for more donations and volunteers

Last year the Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana saw a record breaking 402 adoptions, and this year they are looking to beat that by having 500 dogs adopted.

  Trailrider crews host vigil to remember Cederick Robinson

The death of Cedrick Robinson, 31, has left heavy hearts across Shreveport. On Friday, Police say they were called to the 600 block of Mt. Zion Road. When they arrived they found Robinson’s body partially submerged in a truck.

Bossier City kicks off Mardi Gras with 12 Night party

Mardi Gras has officially kicked off with the annual 12 Night party at the Bossier City Civic Center. The annual event is a big party where groups come dressed to impress.

Bossier City Animal Control holds adoption event

Today, a special adoption event was held at PetSmart in Bossier City.

Louisiana State Exhibit to host Mardi Gras Mask Exhibit this Sunday

The opening reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Body found in partially submerged pickup truck; police investigating

Shreveport police have confirmed that a body was found inside an overturned pickup truck in south Shreveport.

ASP trooper recovering from wreck, community rallies around him

As an Arkansas State Trooper is recovering from injuries he got in a wreck, and his community is coming to his aid.

Family seeks whereabouts of man who has been missing for 1 year

Matthew Warren is known to frequent downtown Shreveport.

Fundraiser planned for Arkansas trooper injured in crash

The Arden Volunteer Fire Department, Little River County Sheriff’s Department, and Ashdown Police Department are hosting a chili dinner and auction to benefit Cpl. Clayton McWilliams.

SporTran route changes coming for 2019

It’s a new year, and some new changes are coming for those who ride the SporTran in the Shreveport-Bossier City area.

Caddo Parish officials prepare for possible flooding

Caddo Parish Public Works crews wasted no time filling nearly 1,500 sandbags on this day as water levels began to rise quickly in some spots of the Ark-La-Tex.

Shreveporter sought on domestic battery charges

Shreveport police are asking for the public's help in locating a man accused of domestic abuse battery.

Road closures announced in Caddo Parish

The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office has released a list of road closures due to heavy rains on Thursday afternoon.

ASP trooper injured in crash; rushed to hospital

An Arkansas State Police Trooper is recovering following a crash that sent them to an ArkLaTex hospital.

Barksdale AFB announces changes to gate hours

As the new year starts, Barksdale Air Force Base has announced new gate hours as teams focus on new training and readiness.

Sandbags available in Northwest Louisiana

As rains continue to pour over the ArkLaTex, several Northwest Louisiana agencies are offering sandbags for those in need.

Remington College hosts open house for displaced Virginia College students

Remington College is hosting an open house Thursday and hopes former students from Virginia College, which closed its doors last month, visit the campus to see what it has to offer.

NWLA braves the needle for a local college student

People from across Northwest Louisiana braved the cold, wet weather Thursday morning to donate blood for a local college student facing a serious diagnosis.

Blood drive to help LA Tech student diagnosed with lymphoma

Faculty, staff, and students are asking to pull up a sleeve to help a former Remington College colleague’s son.

Caddo Parish officials monitoring lakes, waterways for flooding

Caddo Parish officials are keeping a close eye on potential flooding as heavy rain falls.

Flu activity surging across U.S.

Flu activity is surging right now across the country and here at home.