FIRST ALERT: Tracking a wet weekend and cool blast next week

Rain could dampen your weekend plans.

LA Tech sees record number of first-time freshmen

The first fall quarter of 2018 at Louisiana Tech has made the record books.

Texarkana, Arkansas landmark to get much needed TLC

The Texarkana Arkansas Municipal Auditorium has been disused for the last 40 years.

SPD to host Open House - Job Fair Sep. 22

The Shreveport Police Department will host its annual open house and job fair Saturday, September 22.

Women Veterans of the Ark-La-Tex Fall Fundraiser for monument fund

The annual Women Veterans of the Ark-La-Tex (WVOTA) fall fundraiser will be held this Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at On the Bayou Southern Kitchen. The event focuses on connecting veterans and members of the community.

307th Bomb Wing welcomes new wing command chief

The Kansas native started his Air Force career as a B-52 Stratofortress crew chief. He now returns to the bomber community after serving as command chief of the 931st Air Refueling Wing at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas.

Daughter of WWI flying ace to take flight on a B-52

The daughter of WWI flying ace U.S. Army Air Corps Capt. Charles d’Olive, 93rd Pursuit Squadron, is set to fly onboard a B-52 Stratofortress.

Waking Up My Day: Tips to keep your place safe

When you think of renting an apartment in the Shreveport-Bossier City area, most people are looking for a safe and quiet neighborhood. No matter where you live, according to Shreveport Property Crimes Detective Chris Bordelon, crime can happen anywhere.

Waking Up My Day: Mother moved across town after break-ins

Keeping her kids safe is Patrice Thomas’ biggest priority. So when she said she was broken into months after moving into her apartment at Willow Trace in Shreveport, she knew she had to make a change no matter the price.

Waking Up My Day: Get out of financial trouble with “money school”

Carl Piehl is a credit specialist who spends every Tuesday teaching ‘money school’, a class designed for those who have fallen on hard times and want to learn ways to pull themselves out of poverty.

Waking Up My Day: Learn how to strive against stress

Tom Moore is a licensed counselor and family therapist. He said dealing with stress can be hard when juggling work, finances, and kids. When you add being a single parents, things can get complicated, but the basic guidance still proves to help.

Governor Edwards to make announcement in Natchitoches

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will be in the ArkLaTex Tuesday for an event in Natchitoches Parish.

Hundreds serve up support for St. Jude during tennis tournament

In the match of life, serving others and giving back to the community leaves a lasting mark. On Saturday, close to 300 people came together on tennis courts across Shreveport for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

AR Gov. rides in Four States Fair Parade

Today was a good day for a parade here in the Ark-La-Tex — just ask Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Victim named in fatal Caddo Parish crash

The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating following a fatal crash following a burglary.

Scarecrow Festival to come with change of seasons

A celebration for the upcoming change of seasons is coming soon.

Accolades keep coming for ArkLaTex Golden Age Games athletes

The accolades keep coming for the ArkLaTex veterans who took part in this years National Golden Age Games (NVGAG) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Together as one, to honor the brave

The Athens Veterans Therapy Garden gives the small town of Athens hope for a brighter future as the town has found a way to unite as one, to honor the brave.

Elderly Caddo Parish woman almost loses thousands of dollars to scammer

Scams happen every day, but this one was a close call involving an 80-year-old victim.

Louisiana ranked #1 for bullying, Webster Parish mother speaks out

Louisiana ranked number one for bullying, Webster Parish mother speaks out.

Caddo Sheriff’s Office hosts sniper school

Caddo Sheriff’s Office hosts sniper school

$7 Million to upgrade Shreveport Airport

Shreveport Airport to get nearly $7 million dollars for upgrades.

Chimpanzee Discovery Day to be held Sept. 15 at Chimp Haven in Keithville

Chimp Haven is hosting another Discovery Days this weekend.

The Good Stuff: One heart, beating for two

Two members of an ArkLaTex family — a grandfather and a granddaughter — are both alive today due to heart donors.

Church renovating abandoned elementary school into beacon of light for Shreveport’s Allendale community

On a wet, grey day in Shreveport’s Allendale neighborhood, a local church is working to restore hope in this troubled part of the community in the unlikeliest of places: an abandoned school.

More than half of soon-to-be retirees expect to work afterward

Diane Crouch, 77, plans to retire from the Caddo Council on Aging at the end year. But like so many others, that doesn’t mean she’ll stop working entirely.

LA Tech Named Best College in Louisiana for 2018

LA Tech Named Best College in Louisiana by BestColleges.com

LGBTQ film festival celebrates 10 years

Robinson Film Center is serving as an example of progress for the LGBTQ community in Northwest Louisiana. The popular downtown Shreveport movie theater is hosting the 10th annual North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.

Shreveport organization brings community together to fight against bullying

Pathways in Education of Louisiana hold an Anti-Bullying Chicken Cook-Off to raise awareness and funds for a one week program that will educate teachers, parents and students on bullying.

Bass Pro Shops joins community effort to help Cub Scouts whose gear was stolen

Bass Pro Shops donates to local cub scouts

A Shreveport faith-based water park ends the season with bang

President and CEO of Splash Kingdom Johnny Blevins talks goes behind the scenes and talk about his business started up. He also talks about how Splash Kingdom is ending the season with a splash by having some fun with your furry friend.

  Outlier Foundation hosting event to bring awareness to sexual assault in the community

Outlier Foundation is inviting advocates friends family and survivors of sexual assault to enjoy the patio healthy snacks and conversation with like minded support.

Community gathers after East Texas Baptist University holds tailgate for first football game

“There is nothing better than a starting the 2018 football season on a Thursday night in Marshall on the ETBU campus" says Ryan Erwin Vice President for Athletics.

Celebrate Harry Potter Day with Buttercups Cupcakes

Buttercup Cupcakes is having a fun Harry Potter theme day to celebrate Harry Potter and friends going back to Hogwarts which is a fictional school where wizards learn magic.

Golden Age Games athletes bring home the hardware

There's a little more excitement filling the gym at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport. Some veterans there are embracing a healthier lifestyle and have the hardware to prove it.

Go green with Shreveport Green

Ready to go green and save your community here in the Shreveport and Bossier area? Shreveport Green a local organization has been awarded with a Healthy Communities Grant and wants to use those funds to bring awareness to keep the community clean.

BAFB Cinderella and Prince Charming Project

Check your closet! Do you have formal dresses or suits that you are never going to wear again? Barksdale Air Force Base needs your help.

Amputee bikes across U.S. makes stops in Shreveport

Putting one foot before the other, Niki Rellon has taken on the task of biking across the United States to help amputees afford prosthetics.

KSLA Salutes: WWII Veteran William 'Bill' Flores; Faith, family & fighting for our country

Bill Flores and his twin brother left their small community in DeSoto Parish after high school to help serve in the war efforts.

Citizens make a splash for a great cause

Dozens of paddlers waded the waters of Cross Lake on Saturday for the Geaux Play 5k and Paddlefest.

Bowie County man honored for fearlessly assisting deputy

The Bowie County Sheriff's department gave special recognition on Friday to a citizen that went above and beyond.