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Families homeless after Highlands fire overnight

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Investigators believe a fire that destroyed a Highland neighborhood quadplex late last night was suspicious. KSLA News 12's Brittany Pieper was back on the scene today talking to residents lost their homes. We'll hear from them, and bring you up to date on the investigation.

Senior citizens beware: The IRS is warning of a tax-time scheme targeting working families, the elderly and church-goers. We'll tell you how it works and what to watch for on KSLA News 12 at 5:00. In the meantime, you can check out our Tax Guide for lots of tax-time tips and how-tos!

A Texas family is heartened by the outpouring of support for Josh Springer, who is in a coma after a motorcycle accident last Thursday. His mother says there are signs of improvement. Click here for a quick video update. We'll have the latest at the details on how the community is hoping to speed his recovery on KSLA News 12 at 6:00.

Apple ended speculation and began a wave of excitement at the unveiling event for its third generation model of the iPad this morning. It's more powerful than its predecessor and boasts some highly anticipated new features.  So what do you think? Worth the price tag? Join the conversation on our Facebook page.

In the meantime, have you downloaded the KSLA News 12 app for iPad? This is no stretched out iPhone app!  It's fully designed and optimized for the iPad. It's a great way to keep up with your local news headlines, sports and more. Just like our News 12 apps for iPhone, Android and Blackberry, it features breaking news alerts and video.

Eli Manning is a free agent and can sign up with any team upon his release from the Indianapolis Colts. The announcement was made today. Where do you think he will go? Where do you think he should go? It's a hot topic on the KSLA News 12 Facebook page today.

In KSLA News 12 Crimetracker news, a pair of shootings overnight kept Shreveport police busy.

Italian hackers with the group Anonymous took down the Vatican website today, and then issued an online statement explaining why they did it.

In News from your Community, pocket knives have lead to a backpack ban at Marshall Jr. High. Click here to see what people are saying and join the conversation.

See you at 5:00,

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