83 residents at Calif. nursing home hit by coronavirus evacuated after staff fails to show for work

After staff at the 90-bed facility didn’t show up for work two days in a row, the patients had to be moved to other healthcare locations in the county.
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  Trump upends virus oversight, removing key official

Glenn Fine, the acting Defense Department inspector general and a veteran watchdog, had been selected by peers last month for the oversight position.

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FIRST ALERT: Rain and strong storms expected for Easter weekend

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Gov. Edwards: $600 federal unemployment payments to start April 13 in La.

LSU updates grading policy for Spring 2020 semester

Bossier Parish extends courthouse closure

The Bossier Parish courthouse will remain closed through late April.
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  Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions

Even as coronavirus deaths continue to mount across Europe, New York and other hot spots, the U.S. and other governments are slowly beginning to envision an exit strategy.

Gov. Edwards gives daily COVID-19 update

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Gov. Hutchinson delivers State of the State address, COVID-19 update

La. awarded nearly $30 million for healthcare facilities during COVID-19 crisis

Harrison County releases new COVID-19 numbers

A-State student shot, lockdown lifted, investigation continues

Record highs and an Easter weekend washout

  Census Bureau encouraging people to fill out 2020 Census

  • National

  Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign after disappointing primary results, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the likely Democratic nominee.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

What we know about the 285 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

Texas Walgreens to offer drive-through testing for COVID-19, governor says

Rep. Gohmert talks stimulus package, possible treatment for COVID-19

Van Zandt County extends stay-at-home order through April 15

Van Zandt County’s stay-at-home order will remain in place for another week.

Smith County judge extends stay-at-home order until April 30

Judge Nathaniel Moran said extending the County’s order would keep it in conjunction with Gov. Greg Abbott’s order.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  Robocalls advertising fake coronavirus-related products and bogus deals

  Watching Your Wallet: Travel insurance likely won’t cover coronavirus-related cancellations

Travel insurance will cover cancellations in very limited situations, and pandemics aren't generally one of those. InvestigateTV looks at vacation refund policies.

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Bossier City man goes missing

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Record heat Wednesday followed by a big cool down

Most COVID-19 deaths in La. are among African Americans, data shows

According to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), slightly more than 70% of COVID-19 related deaths in the state are among African Americans, most of them with underlying health issues.
  • Coronavirus

  NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for 9/11 attacks

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said that if Americans continue to practice social distancing for the rest of April, "we will be able to get back to some sense of normalcy."

Longtime DeSoto School Board member dies

Coronavirus may impact child abuse rates

  Month of the Military Child: Brinley Beening

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Coronavirus may impact child abuse rates

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