Shreveport man found guilty of sex crimes against juveniles

According to the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office, a Shreveport man was found guilty of sex crimes against juveniles on Friday, Mar. 5.

  Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief and stimulus checks bill OK in sight

The bill would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance.
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  Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

The California Highway Patrol says nine migrants in an SUV packed with 25 people that drove through an opening in a border wall suffered major injuries after their vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer and killed 13 others inside.

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SPD searching for missing teen

  Bilbo Baggins Pub owner speaks on Phase 3 impact on bars

Bowie County sex offender sentenced for possession of child pornography

  Home destroyed in fire on Queens Highway

  Woman accused of killing pregnant woman, removing unborn child from body pleads not guilty

The suspect accused in the murder of a pregnant woman and her unborn child has pleaded not guilty.

Bossier City teen makes history as first female Eagle Scout in northwest La.

  La. enters Phase 3; some Shreveport area festivals continue with 2021 plans

Texas A&M system issues guidance on COVID-19 protocols

MISSING: Bossier Police looking for teens who ran away from youth shelter

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  Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

Unemployment fell from 6.3% to 6.2%, the Labor Department reported Friday. That is down dramatically from 14.8% last April.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

Texarkana ISD to continue following COVID-19 protocol

Bowie County sex offender sentenced for possession of child pornography

  Texas National Guard medics administer vaccines at Cass County clinic

A Texas program with the goal of distributing COVID-19 vaccines has made its way to rural Cass County.

Texas A&M system issues guidance on COVID-19 protocols

Following Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement that Texas state mandates would change to guidelines on March 10, the chancellor of the Texas A&M system issued guidance on how the university system would move forward.

LOUISIANA NEWS

Gov. Edwards announces program to help renters, landlords affected by pandemic

What to know before you head to the polls

47-year-old man arrested for trying to meet up with juvenile

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Department has arrested a 47-year-old man who was trying to meet up with a juvenile.

Freeport McMoRan agrees to big coastal damage settlement

The state attorney general’s office today announced a $100 million settlement with Freeport McMoran after years of litigation over damage to the Louisiana coast.

TEXARKANA NEWS

Texas A&M system issues guidance on COVID-19 protocols

  14-year-old accused of shooting mother, boyfriend in Texarkana now in custody

Women share views on Arkansas’s Unborn Child Protection Act

  Total active COVID-19 cases gradually increase, hospitalizations fall

The state of Arkansas saw a drop in hospitalizations Wednesday as state officials also said an increase in total cases were reported.

Gov. Hutchinson signs “Stand Your Ground Bill”

Supporters of the bill say it will help people protect themselves in a dangerous situation, while opponents said it would create a dangerous precedent.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

Baton Rouge’s dirty secret: 81 tons of litter in wetlands behind LSU’s Burden Center

LWC response time slow due to dealing with fraudulent claims

LWC response time slow due to dealing with fraudulent claims

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  Woman dead from apparent gunshot wounds found in Martin Luther King neighborhood

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

Longview sex offender sentenced as part of international child sex abuse investigation

Gov. Edwards announces program to help renters, landlords affected by pandemic

Gov. Abbott visits Tyler to stump for social media bill; ‘Conservative speech will not be canceled’

Governor Greg Abbott will hold a press conference with Senator Bryan Hughes on Senate Bill 12 (SB 12), the Senator’s social media legislation.
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Woman discovers mystery room behind bathroom mirror in her NYC apartment

It started with a weird draft in the bathroom.

David Raines Community Health Centers offering COVID-19 vaccines

What to know before you head to the polls

  14-year-old accused of shooting mother, boyfriend in Texarkana now in custody

‘No Wake Zone’ issued for Lake Bistineau

CONSUMER

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

Beware of scammers asking for winter storm donations

Extreme cold fuels huge jump at the pump

Water, food to be distributed around ArkLaTex on Sunday