Thursday, April 24 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:50:03 GMT
A Marion County waste-to-power plant was reportedly converting medical waste, including human tissue and possibly aborted fetuses, into power.That report prompted Marion County commissioners to scheduleMore >>
A Marion County waste-to-power plant was reportedly converting medical waste, including human tissue and possibly aborted fetuses, into power.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:00:16 GMT
A rising trend in education is making university-level classes affordable for anyone with an internet connection.More >>
A rising trend in education is making university-level classes affordable for anyone with an internet connection. More >>
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -
The Shreveport City Council has voted unanimously to override Mayor Cedric Glover's veto of a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Red River Waterway District to build and maintain a dog park on city-owned land next to the Red River.
"That speaks a lot, and that makes me extremely happy and all the other dog owners have been wanting this," said Shreveport Dog Park Alliance director, Cynthia Keith.
Funding for the park, a $280,000 project, has been approved by the Red River Waterway Commission.
The Council originally voted unanimously September 25 to approve the agreement. Glover vetoed the measure on October 4.
In response to the Council's latest unanimous vote on Tuesday afternoon, Glover tweeted,
"The seven existing #dogparks across #Louisiana had an average cost of $50K to $70K. #Shreveport's is proposed to cost $280K+. #WontHappen"
There is no clear timeline yet for when the dog park will become a reality. The Shreveport Dog Park Alliance says they hope Glover won't postpone it while the city takes on other projects.
"I know his bathroom that he would like to see in front of SciPort, the dancing fountains, is his first priority, but I hope that he just does them all and makes this riverfront what it was always supposed to be," said Keith.
Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:26 GMT
Pranks can be mean-spirited and cruel. Not this one. Parents of this youngster have decided to make his childhood just a little more magical. Take a look. Please feel free to try and trick your childrenMore >>
Click here to watch the adorable trick parents played on their little one, and to hear his jocular response.More >>
Thursday, April 24 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:27:46 GMT
The mother of a Byrd High School freshman is asking questions about how the school handled an injury her son suffered at the hands of another student on Tuesday. More >>
A Byrd High School freshman says a normal day at school took a violent turn Tuesday, after he was smashed in the head with a metal stool during art class. But it was how the school handled his injury that has his mother asking questions. More >>
Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:39:39 GMT
Grand jury transcripts released Monday revealed disturbing allegations about a fugitive who apparently wrote notes on 17 girls, gave them ratings and marked whether they were alone or not. Portland policeMore >>
A police detective says Kelly Swoboda wrote about 17 girls, giving them ratings and noting their hair color and whether they were alone or not.More >>