Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries participating in Operation Dry Water

Operation Dry Water taking place on Louisiana waterways during the holiday weekend.

Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.
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Trump plans huge July 4 fireworks show despite DC’s concerns

The Trump administration is promising one of the largest fireworks displays in recent memory in Washington on July Fourth.

TOP STORIES

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

Rain and storms for Friday and Independence Day

  KSLA Salutes: Lt. Col Quincy Rhinehart, 2nd Operations Support Squadron commander

Pipeline maintenance to impact Natchitoches street

Carla Dupree tapped as Region VIII’s outstanding principal

If Texas High's principal wins, she will advance to the competition for the NASSP Principal of the Year award
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  Coronavirus cases rise in 40 states; Texas issues mask mandate

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

Rain chances return to cool temperatures down

Man wanted in connection with theft at Target

Man sentenced to federal prison on drug charge

Wiley College to continue remote learning this fall

Gov. Abbott issues statewide mask requirement

Shreveport may mandate face masks to fight COVID-19

  Authorities release name of man slain in Bossier City

2 more branch libraries closed due to COVID-19 exposure

  • National

  US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

Texas public mask wearing mandate underway

What we know about the 5,634 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

Carla Dupree tapped as Region VIII’s outstanding principal

Wiley College to continue remote learning this fall

Campus officials believe virtual instruction is the best decision to keep their community safe

Gov. Abbott issues statewide mask requirement

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  6 SPD officers accused of malfeasance in office

4 SPD officers on leave; LSP reviewing McGlothen case

News of the action was disclosed after KSLA uncovered video of his last encounter with Shreveport police

MORE TOP STORIES

Largest single-day increase in Arkansas with 878 new COVID-19 cases

DeSoto Parish School Board announces plan for next school year

  Gov. Edwards says one of his staffers has tested positive for COVID-19; several others quarantined

Do I really need to wear a mask? Health officials say ‘yes’

Heat Advisories followed by wet weather

Make sure you are drinking plenty of water Thursday.
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  Intel chiefs brief congressional leaders on Russia bounties

The U.S. intelligence chiefs conducted classified briefings Thursday for congressional leaders who have demanded more answers about intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

LaDOTD announces closure of Hearne Avenue bridge starting July 15

  SFD investigating Mooretown fire

  Business leaders donate $100,000 toward SPD body cameras

Library branch closed due to potential COVID-19 exposure

CRIMETRACKER

Man wanted in connection with theft at Target

Man sentenced to federal prison on drug charge

  Vigil honors Danzeria O. Farris Jr.