Voters in the northern Caddo Parish town of Vivian have elected a new mayor. Ronnie Festavan, a Vivian native, will be sworn in this January and will take over for Mike VanSchoick, who’s been mayor for the past four years.
We begin Thursday with freezing conditions across the ArkLaTex, with some areas as low as 23 degrees in Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas and Freeze Warnings have been issued in Sabine and Natchitoches Parishes. Both parishes have experienced their first frost of the year.
WAFB's 9News Investigators obtained leaked footage from Brusly Middle School that shows a police officer place a student in a choke-hold, then slam him to the ground twice as staff members anxiously pace behind a desk. Two officers resigned, and the case is under investigation by state authorities.
Adria Goins will be off the anchor desk for the rest of this week as she recovers from a “successful” eye surgery. She went through Lasik surgery Wednesday morning at the Eye Surgery Center in Shreveport.
Americans are expected to spend more this holiday season. That’s according to the National Retail Federation (NRF) which estimates the average consumer will spend more than a thousand dollars this year.
Sheriff's deputies in Florida responded to the home of Jared Coburn, 37, on Tuesday, according to the office's Facebook post. Officers found jars of triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, a highly volatile white crystalline powder.
Snow is moving out of most parts of the ArkLaTex; however, the National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for several counties and parishes north and east of the Shreveport-Bossier metro.