Report: Use of slurs not ‘isolated’ at Louisiana State Police

A Black trooper with the Louisiana State Police was on a break when his cellphone buzzed with an unusual voice message. It was from a white colleague, unaware his Apple Watch had recorded him, blurting out the Black trooper’s name followed by a searing racial slur.

Walmart returns guns and ammunition to US store displays

Walmart has reversed course, announcing it is returning ammunition and firearms to their displays in its U.S. stores.
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  Zeta batters Southeast after swamping Gulf Coast; 6 dead

Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.6 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water that splintered homes and were blamed for at least six deaths.

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La. A.G. files response to governor’s lawsuit; issues statement

Dry and cool weather for the foreseeable future

La. Highway Safety Commission warns against impaired driving on Halloween

Deadline to request absentee ballots Friday

  KSLA Salutes: 910th Airlift Wing

The 910th Airlift Wing is working out of BAFB and helping FEMA in South Louisiana
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  Trump pitches ‘back to normal’ as Biden warns of tough days

With four days until the election and more than 80 million votes already cast, time is running out for Trump and Biden to change the shape of the race.

  Apartment manager says she was targeted by gunman

Couple hospitalized after being rescued from house blown off of its stilts in Zeta

Cool weather through the weekend

2020 hurricane season may enter uncharted territory next week

1,900 ExxonMobil layoffs expected across US; potential impact for La. workers unclear

Gov. Edwards signs 34 bills into law

Alleged molester accused of assaulting another child

UPDATE: Man identified in South Mississippi Hurricane Zeta death

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Infant twins joined at head separated after 24-hour surgery

Joined by the skull, soft tissues and brain, Abigail and Micaela were born incredibly rare conjoined twins. But even more rare - they were eligible for separation surgery.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

Fight between inmates in Bowie Co. Jail ends in death

Police: Man arrested for holding ex-wife hostage for weeks in Lufkin

Texas deploys resources to Louisiana to assist with Hurricane Zeta response

Lubbock Fire Rescue releases name of pilot killed in Lubbock plane crash

Officials with Lubbock Fire Rescue have released the name of the pilot killed in a plane crash in Lubbock on Monday.

  Virtual learning being suspended in East Texas school districts

Depending upon who you ask, it’s been either a godsend or an abject failure

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  City of Shreveport served with $25 million settlement demand in police custodial death of Tommie McGlothen Jr.

Former DPSO deputy facing rape charge back behind bars

A former Desoto Parish deputy — arrested last year and indicted on charges of third-degree rape and malfeasance in office — is back behind bars.

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Come November, St. Francisville will elect new mayor for first time in more than three decades

  High school principal arrested for alleged sexual assaults of juveniles

LSU Athletics laying off employees amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Activist arrested for electioneering; bails on $1K bond

Emergency SNAP benefits extended through November for La. families

DCFS announced Thursday, Oct. 29 that Louisiana families receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits who do not already get the maximum amount will receive emergency allotments through November bringing them up the maximum amount.
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  ‘Our heart breaks’: South digs out from Zeta’s wrath

Zeta was the 27th named storm of a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season.

  WATCH: Timelapse captures eerily calm eye of Zeta moving over NOLA

Both lanes blocked eastbound on I-220 at Highway 80

  Gov. Edwards to discuss, tour Hurricane Zeta damage

Louisiana in a race against time to restore power to election facilities ahead of Election Day