‘We don’t want an apology’: University of Oklahoma investigates racist video showing student in blackface

Funeral underway for slain SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

White ex-police officer indicted on first-degree murder charge in shooting death of black man

Pop 'em if you got 'em: Saturday is National Popcorn Day

Women’s March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

FIRST ALERT: Storms roll in tonight ahead of blast of arctic air

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Shreveport mayor names interim director of airports

Pastor for family of fallen SPD officer Chatéri Payne speaks out

Bond reduction denied for Bossier City officer accused of animal sex abuse

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

Proposed bill to possibly do away with Texas’ STAAR test

Mixed reactions to proposed traffic light at intersection of St. Vincent, 84th Street

  Memorial services held for fallen SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

Three separate services honored fallen Shreveport Police Officer Chateri Payne on this Friday, ahead of funeral services on Saturday morning.

Democrats said Russians tried to hack DNC after midterms

According to court documents, the Democratic National Committee said it was the subject of an attempted hack in the days after the 2018 midterm elections, probably by Russian intelligence.

  Skier dies after avalanche in NM; 1 in critical condition

A skier has died and another is in critical condition after being buried by an avalanche in New Mexico.

Sentencing continues for airman convicted of murdering Airman 1st Class Bradley Hale

“A piece of me is missing, I couldn’t eat, couldn’t sleep...I have 2 other children. I have to get through it. I don’t have a choice,” said Hale’s father.

LSU fraternity shut down; university investigation launched

ICE detained Marine with PTSD after incident

Disabled woman raped, impregnated in care facility in Florida, lawsuit says

Rams player doesn’t think the Dome will be loud; Payton: Here’s when you should scream

Teen with replica gun shot, killed by police

Recall: Chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

Huntsville IHOP shooter kills employee, is killed by victim’s son

Huntsville police say gunfire exchange inside the IHOP on Drake Avenue turned deadly Wednesday night.

Memorial service announced for mother, daughter killed in shooting

A memorial service is planned for this weekend for the mother and daughter that killed at a Bossier City apartment complex on Jan. 9.

Two men injured in shootout, hospital placed momentarily on lockdown

Both men were sent to separate hospitals following an incident that locked down another.

$2 million energy-efficiency grant awarded to aid local institutions

Grants awarded to local governments and public institutions to help with energy-efficiency

Entergy Louisiana customers will receive a refund on electric bill

Cstomers who use about 1300 kilowatt hours a month, refunds should total about $5.50 each month.

1 dead following multi-vehicle crash in Sabine Parish, several injured

One person has died and several people are recovering following a crash in Sabine Parish on Thursday evening.

Man found guilty in shooting death of NWLA student athlete

A jury has found a man guilty of second-degree murder of Jaylen Thomas.

City of Shreveport proposes $18 monthly sanitation fee

Mayor Adrian Perkins announced the proposed fee during an afternoon news conference at City Hall. He stressed that this is not a tax but a way to raise wages for sanitation workers and replenish city funds.

FIRST ALERT: Few strong storms possible before Arctic blast this weekend

There's still the potential for a few strong storms Friday evening through early Friday night.

Bonds set for three men connected to SPD officer Chatéri Payne’s murder

Each defendant has a bond set at $500,000 with the special condition of no contact with any member of the victim’s family.

GM employees allege nooses, threats, and racist remarks in Ohio plant

One supervisor said ‘there was never a black person lynched who didn’t deserve it’ at a staff meeting, and was never reprimanded.

SC man who threw hot coffee at teen McDonald’s employee arrested

Police say Joshua Emery Noel had a warrant issued for his arrest on Jan. 11 for second-degree assault and battery.

Texarkana to hold amnesty program for those with outstanding warrants

In an effort to clear outstanding warrants the Texarkana Texas Municipal Court will offer an amnesty program.

Funeral procession route for slain SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

Chatéri Payne, 22, was preparing to go on shift when she was shot multiple times.

Shreveport man’s remains found in DeSoto Parish; homicide investigation underway

Authorities say Zachary James Hebert’s remains were located Oct. 31 near Highway 512 in Benson.

2019 Astronomical Events: What you’ll be able to see in the night sky this year

This year will feature a super blood wolf moon and an annular solar eclipse.

Teen flies to Australia to track down grandpa’s Vietnam War helmet missing for 50 years

Brayden Mott made it his missing to get his grandfather's helmet back, which had been missing for 50 years. He mowed lawns to earn airfare.

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families

"The total number and current status of all children separated from their parents or guardians ... is unknown," according to the report. It could be thousands more because family separations were taking place much earlier, during an influx that began in 2017, investigators found.

Cohen paid to rig online polls in Trump’s favor, report says

Cohen paid the head of a small technology company between $12,000 to $13,000 for activities related to Trump’s campaign, things like trying unsuccessfully to manipulate two online polls in Trump’s favor

Amid shutdown, Secret Service agents absorb travel expenses while working without pay

With no paychecks in sight, many in the agency see bank accounts dwindling and short-term debt mounting, which itself creates a potential security threat and puts their jobs at risk.

Airman found guilty of murdering fellow airman

Less than a year after a Barksdale airman was found stabbed to death inside Anderson Air Force Base in Guam, a jury found another airman guilty in his death.

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip after her request to postpone State of the Union address

The nation's two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of constitutional one-upmanship as negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown failed to produce results.

State Rep. wants STAAR test eliminated

State Representative Brooks Landgraf (Odessa) has filed legislation to effectively repeal the STAAR test by eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation or to make certain accountability determinations.

DCFS reports early issuance of Feb. food stamps for La. recipients complete

While January and February are already funded for food stamp recipients in Louisiana, future months are still up in the air.

Watchdog: Government may have separated many more children from migrant families

A report from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds that family separations were taking place before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.

Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

Bossier Schools looking for part-time workers

They are looking for part time workers to fill bus operator and cafeteria worker positions.

A bystander rendered aid at the scene of a fiery crash. Then someone took his truck.

That good Samaritan was on the scene to help the victims of a fiery crash, including the suspect.

Storms possible Friday & Saturday, arctic air moves in after

Good morning! A cloudy start to your Thursday, but temperatures are mild.

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

Police: Alabama man accused of putting child in clothes dryer

According to court documents in Shelby County, a warrant was recently issued for the arrest of a man accused of pinning a child in a clothes dryer multiple times.

Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

An attorney says the company who makes the sippy cup doesn’t believe an explosion could have happened if the cup was being used properly and wants to do testing on it.

Caddo Lake State Park reopen after renovations

Caddo Lake State Park reopened at the end of December.

American killed in Kenya attack survived 9/11 attacks, founded consulting business

Jason Spindler, who went on to found I-DEV International, was working in the World Trade Center at the time hijacked planes flew into the towers on 9/11. He died in a terror attack on a Nairobi hotel on Tuesday.

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

Glenn Frierson's wife Crystal says she can’t believe her husband would have any involvement in the murder of Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne.

Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

Deliberations continue in Barksdale airman murder trial

The jury that will decide whether to convict a Barksdale airman of killing his roommate spent the day deliberating on Wednesday without returning a verdict.

  Boyfriend, father of her child present when the shooting occurred; SPD chief details Chatéri Payne’s death

"A young lady, a young mother, a young daughter, a young officer in the prime of her life was killed in a senseless act of violence," said Police Chief Ben Raymond.

ArkLaTex girl donates stuffed animals to help others during tough times

A kid with a big heart is spreading love in Bossier Parish.

Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Netflix announced Wednesday that Steve Carell joins Greg Daniels, who created the U.S. version of “Office,” for a new show, “Space Force.”

Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

Multiple media outlets reported early Wednesday that billionaire Eddie Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction after strengthening his bid in several days of negotiations with creditors.

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

It’s been just over a month since a massive fire ripped through the historic First Bossier Church - a test of faith that’s brought the church and community even closer together.

Weather or Not: What is wind chill?

Meteorologist Kalie Pluchel explains what wind chill in this week's Weather or Not.

New Boston, Texas parts ways with city secretary

The fallout continued in New Boston, TX following last year’s controversy that led to the firing of the city’s police chief. Now the city’s secretary is on the way out.

Trial delays continue for man charged with killing SPD officer

Cannon was indicted in Caddo Parish for first degree murder in Oct. 2015, his trial has been pushed by multiple times throughout the years

Affidavit: Murder suspect “romantically involved” with slain police officer

The cousin of a suspect accused in the murder of a Shreveport police officer admitted to being present and took investigators to the murder weapon, according to SPD documents provided to KSLA Investigates.

FIRST ALERT: Cold blast brings in more than just rain and cold air

A strong cold front will bring in a round of rain, a little snow, gusty winds and the coldest air so far this winter.

Driver escapes seconds before train crashes into car

The driver, 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara, was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing. She was apparently disoriented and had trouble getting out of the car as the train approached.

Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Police investigating burglary at MS McDonalds; witnesses say man seen running down road with food on dolly

According to Cpl. Colendula Green, the burglary happened at 3:56 a.m. at 1010 N. State Street.

Exclusive: Eric Prudholm says DNA testing is a blessing after spending 37 years in Angola for Bossier rape and armed robbery.

Exclusive: Eric Prudholm says DNA testing is a blessing after spending 37 years in Angola for Bossier rape and armed robbery.

Man escapes overnight house fire

Moments after realizing his house was on fire, an elderly man escaped the flames before asking neighbors to call 911.

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

So far, William Barr's comments have pointedly departed from Trump’s own views and underscored his efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to the president.

After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

The 23-year-old's heart, liver and second kidney will be donated to other patients in need.

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

In Auburn several weeks ago, the woman said a cop in an unmarked SUV peeled out in front of her as she swerved to avoid him. She honked.

Arrests made in death of Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne

Shreveport Police arrests 3 people in connection with the shooting death of Officer Chatéri Payne.

Mayor, Police Chief meet with Caddo Heights citizens

Mayor Adrian Perkins, Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond and many community liaison officers knocked on doors in Caddo Heights Tuesday.