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ArkLaTex entertainer is charged with child molestation and drug charges

OUT ON BOND: Country music entertainer Thomas Bradley Porton, 33, faces sodomy and molestation charges. (Source: McCurtain County, OK Sheriff Dept.) OUT ON BOND: Country music entertainer Thomas Bradley Porton, 33, faces sodomy and molestation charges. (Source: McCurtain County, OK Sheriff Dept.)

An Ark-La-Tex entertainer charged with over two dozen sodomy, child molestation and drug charges is back on the streets Friday, after bailing out of jail for a second time. Tonight on KSLA News 12 at 6, Doug Warner sits down with residents and discuss how they feel authorities are handling what they consider the biggest child molestation case in the town's recent history.

The Shreveport Fire Department bomb squad is investigating what's described as four grenades near a home in the 500 block of Aero Drive. Our first report described it as a suspicious device discovered on a police welfare call. We will have the latest at 6.

At least one local school has already announced they will not participate in the Louisiana schools voucher program next year, but it looks like others will.  Tonight at 6, KSLA News 12's Brittany Pieper visits some of the Caddo-Bossier Parish schools that are on board. It's part of Governor Bobby Jindal's recently signed three-part education reform plan. Click here for a video preview.

See the 7-Eleven surveillance video of Trayvon Martin just before he was killed. It would be the last image the 17-year-olds loved ones would have of him alive.

Weather in a word: warmer. Will we get rain this weekend? StormTracker Steve has your weekend forecast at 6.

In your community, there's a planned power outage scheduled for parts of East Texas.

Monday morning, we'll show you how to make more money without a full-time job. We'll show you how you could go big time by going freelance, Monday on KSLA News 12 This Morning.

 

See you at 6.

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