Charges to be upgraded against driver in crash that killed 7-year-old Shreveport girl

A Shreveport family is mourning the loss of their loved one who was critically injured in a crash over the weekend. De'Asia Henderson, 7, died this morning. Now, charges against the man driving the car that struck her on Saturday are expected to be upgraded. On KSLA News 12 at 5, family members of the little girl are speaking out.

Plus, Wednesday is the first day for qualifying for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) District 4 seat. The seat was vacated when former DeSoto schools superintendent and BESE board member Walter Lee resigned as part of a plea deal following his indictment on charges of felony theft, public contract fraud and malfeasance in office. We'll tell you who has announced their candidacy, and where they stand on Common Core.

Little Free Libraries across Shreveport are still making headlines since one of them was shut down over an alleged zoning violation. After a public outcry, there have been several new developments. We'll have the latest on KSLA News 12 at 6, and hear from the co-founder of Shreveport's Chapter of Little Free Library on why the believe the zoning law doesn't apply.

Puxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning, predicting six more weeks of winter. On KSLA News 12 at 5 and 6, Meteorologist Jeff Castle will have your full forecast.

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