A state investigation into the Ware Youth Center uncovered a series of infractions, after two boys, a 13-year-old and a 17-year-old, committed suicide at the juvenile detention center within 72 hours of each other in early February.
On April 12, 2018 just after 11:00 a.m. dozens of Shreveport police officers swarmed a home on Natalie Street in the Caddo Heights Neighborhood. For the handful of officers who were first on the scene, what unfolded during the next 80 minutes would be nothing short of harrowing.
A year and a half after the Louisiana Legislative Auditor launched an investigation into whether DeSoto Parish Sheriff deputies abused a ticket writing detail known as LACE, the agency finally released its official report.
KSLA Chief Investigative Reporter Stacey Cameron takes a closer look at a deadly officer-involved shooting. Through a public records request, KSLA Investigates learned the officer's police unit was equipped with a dash camera, however he was not assigned a body camera.
Ben Raymond is still the top cop in the city of Shreveport, but earlier this week his job title shifted.Raymond is now the provisional Chief of Police, following Mayor Adrian Perkins decision to change his appointment status.
According to government reports, there is evidence that the main oversight agency for seafood, the Food and Drug Administration, has failed to meet new mandates to increase inspections at foreign food facilities.
On a recent evening, while fixing her two kids’ dinner, Tabitha Trudnak spoke about the lunches where her daughter attends school, and her confidence in the cleanliness of the cafeteria serving those meals.
But are school kitchens and cafeteria’s as clean as they look? Wanting to find out, KSLA Investigates looked at inspection reports from the Louisiana Department of Health, covering all the public schools in each parish school district in our viewing area.
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.
Nestled in Natchitoches Parish, near the intersection of Highways 84 and 71, you’ll find Clarence. A quaint village of about 500 people. But, according to residents, this sleepy village has a big problem: Tommy Evans, the mayor.
Hundreds of Americans live in deplorable rental properties and their landlord is the federal government. The properties need $50 billion in repairs. Uncle Sam now is hoping that private investors will save public housing.
Research shows many Americans are concerned with whether Social Security will be available when they retire, but many aren’t saving. NerdWallet experts help explain the realities of Social Security and what you can do.
At one point in time, the top two law-enforcement officials in DeSoto Parish, former Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle and District Attorney Gary Evans, believed members of the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office committed crimes.
Evelana Smith wants the public to understand that her son’s life meant something to the people who loved him. And she is convinced that someone has key information that could help police solve the homicide.
Three women live with a reality most parents fear to imagine. They recently buried young sons. And two threads connect their heartache. No one has been arrested for killing their sons. And since Day One, they've felt all but ignored by the Shreveport Police Department.
After meeting with the prosecution team that handled her son’s case, a woman became convinced that lawyers presented a weak case to the grand jury, hoping to avoid a trial, because her son was homeless and struggled with drugs.
For many, cars are a four wheeled extension of who we are, where we’re going and what we love. They’re a mechanical form of personal expression with plenty of flair. But, the cherry on top of all the automotive creativity can often be found on a 12 by 6 piece of aluminum.
KSLA Investigates obtained criminal files against Johnathan Tremaine Robinson from the Caddo district attorney’s office. During a thorough examination of the records behind five of Robinson’s most recent arrests, one case stood out.
When the Lumberjacks kickoff the 2018 football season against Mississippi State Saturday, September 1, they'll do so with an interim head coach and several lingering questions surrounding former head coach Clint Conque.
After hearing arguments for 40 minutes, a three-judge panel of the Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal now will decide whether the DeSoto Parish district attorney is violating the Constitution and state law regarding the way his office is distributing funds from a traffic ticket diversion program.
No matter how good the deal seems, there are certain used items sold in yard sales and by other means that could be dangerous to bring into your home. Here are some that could pose a threat to your and your family's safety.
A Louisiana Court of Appeals agrees a defamation suit against Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler and the city's top administrator should be tossed. The court ruling "extortion," "blackmail" and "shakedown" comments were free speech, not defamatory remarks.
Getting your nails done is considered a treat for many women, but could the appeal of being pampered be putting your health at risk? KSLA Investigates looks at the inspection reports. Here's what they say.
After six and a half weeks of silence, Tony King, the embattled Chief of Police for the town of New Boston Texas is breaking his silence, regarding the controversial firing of Lieutenant Johnny Milwood.
A packed city council chambers in New Boston, Texas turns chaotic, after a council session ends abruptly, with citizens shouting at city leaders, demanding answers in a growing controversy threatening to ensnare city hall.
New Boston is a "great little town." But of late, the East Texas community's quiet life is getting disturbed by controversy over Police Chief Tony King and his decision to fire an officer who allegedly threatened to expose police misconduct.
During Tuesday night's New Boston, Texas, City Council Meeting, allegations were made against Chief of Police Tony King accusing him of police misconduct and harassment — as well as labeling him as a racist.
A concerned citizen is stepping forward to warn people in the Ark-La-Tex to be on the lookout for a very convincing scheme aimed at stealing your money — it even comes with the false hope and promise of a fun job.
Seven years ago, just days after her birthday, a single gunshot wound to the chest took Martha Morgan's life. Investigators officially ruled the death a suicide, but Morgan's daughter is certain her mother's death was murder.
Shreveport Police Department's administrative investigation of one of its lieutenants now is a criminal investigation being conducted by an agency outside the department, according to the city attorney's office.
Three DeSoto Parish sheriff's deputies have either resigned or left the department in connection with the controversial overtime ticket-writing program, called Local Agency Compensated Enforcement, commonly referred to as LACE.