INTERACTIVE MAPS: COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas

In an effort to keep you and your loved ones safe, KSLA is providing a list of things you need to know, amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

  Governor to take ventilators in aid of NYC hospitals under virus strain

"If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let them sue me," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
  • Coronavirus

  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

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  Bossier wife, mother recovering after COVID-19 diagnosis

  KSLA Salutes: The road to becoming a nurse

Rain possible everyday through next week

  Shreveport seeking to raise awareness of COVID-19 virus

  Month of the Military Child: Jordon White & Karrington Matthews

Every weeknight on KSLA News 12 at 5, we are recognizing children who come from military families here in the ArkLaTex.
  • National

  US sheds most jobs in a decade, ending record hiring streak

The U.S. shed 701,000 jobs in March in face of the new coronavirus, ending a record hiring streak after nearly 10 years.

Bystander shot in the leg in Shreveport

Early forecasts point to ‘above average’ Atlantic hurricane season ahead

  Mayor Perkins issues emergency declaration

  Fairfield Studios: Musicians perform live on Facebook during coronavirus pandemic

Gov. Edwards launches new text alert system to give La. residents COVID-19 updates

  Shreveport firefighters exposed to COVID-19 patient

FULL BRIEFING: Gov. Hutchinson’s daily COVID-19 update

  Social Security recipients will automatically receive stimulus check

  • Coronavirus

  ‘We need help’: Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

What we know about the 152 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

Harrison County resident dies from COVID-19 at Longview hospital

East Texan making N95-equivalent masks using 3-D printer

Superintendent: Linden-Kildare ISD staffer tests positive for COVID-19, has not handled meals, homework

The superintendent shared full details in this letter to LKISD families:

Marion Co. Judge issues shelter-in-place order in response to COVID-19

Marion County has issued a shelter-in-place order for its residents, effective at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  Coronavirus Pandemic: Can your landlord evict you?

COVID-19 Tracker: Check out the latest on test results around the country

InvestigateTV is monitoring coronavirus COVID-19 cases around the country and updating information here frequently.

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  United Way of NWLA seeks virtual reading program volunteers

Wet end to week for ArkLaTex

MLK Health Center continues serving community despite COVID pandemic

  Mansfield churches come together to help feed community

Showers returning by the end of this week

The rain chances will soon be increasing as our next weather maker approaches. There will be some heavy downpours by this weekend. As of now, the severe threat is low
  • National

  A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses have shut down across the world.

COVID-19 death toll rises to 12 in Caddo

  The realities of fighting on the frontline of COVID-19

  Month of the Military Child: Brooke Johnson

La. National Guard distributing medical supplies across the state

CRIMETRACKER

Bystander shot in the leg in Shreveport

Two men sought in connection to shooting

SPD searching for shooting suspect; 1 injured