Tear gas and burning cars in US cities as unrest over police killings continues

The unrest followed the killing in Minnesota of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody.
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  George Floyd protests: National Guard mobilized in Atlanta; fatal shooting in Detroit

Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests erupted Friday in dozens of U.S. cities.

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Coroner names man killed in morning wreck

SPD names suspect in homicide investigation

  Eliminating cancer using laser technology

Gov. Edwards to hold daily COVID-19 briefing

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.
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News reporters injured at demonstrations across US

A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.

  Elijah’s Fight: Boy, 5, standing tall against brain cancer

  New Normal Drive-In Theater kicks off Friday, May 29th in downtown Shreveport

  Shreveporters upset over George Floyd’s death decry racism, lack of leaders who stand up against it

Mayor warns of scam artist posing as an SPD officer

Dry sunny weather returns this weekend

Trooper George Baker honored with public procession, private memorial service

  Family recalls extreme isolation of DeSoto man’s 65-day, life-or-death battle with COVID-19

2 Shreveport area juveniles escape from lockup

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  Pentagon ready to send troops to Minneapolis if state asks

Protests erupted in Minneapolis and spread across the country after the police killing of George Floyd.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

What we know about the 2,710 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

TTPD: Father, son arrested for sexual assault of child; bond not set

  Free drive-thru food distribution in Marshall and Longview on Thursday, May 28

Sam Johnson, ex-Texas GOP congressman and Vietnam POW, dies

Sam Johnson, a onetime prisoner of war in Vietnam and Republican Texas congressman who was the U.S. House’s oldest member when he stepped down in 2019 at age 88, has died.

38 inmates at Gregg County North Jail Facility test positive for COVID-19

The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office would like to give the community an update of events concerning COVID-19.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

KIRAN: Second woman files suit against Clerk of Court alleging sexual harassment, retaliation

  Dozens of nursing homes cited for infection-related deficiencies early this year now have COVID-19 cases

An analysis of state nursing home inspections and records of COVID-19 infections associated with nursing homes by the Washington Post reveals dozens of facilities had infection-related violations in the months before coronavirus infections.

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  Shreveport police training officer on departmental leave, under administrative investigation over Facebook post

Ark. Economic Recovery Task Force presents recommendations to Gov. Hutchinson

Family identifies suspect shot and killed by JPSO deputy after vehicle pursuit in Marrero

TTPD: Father, son arrested for sexual assault of child; bond not set

Shreveport police to hold seat belt check point

The checkpoint, which will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020, and run until 9:00 p.m
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SpaceX rocket ship blasts off into orbit with 2 Americans

Forecasters put the odds of acceptable conditions at 50-50 for the 3:22 p.m. liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

  The Good Stuff: Tribute to the ‘Good Rising’

  Shreveport police name woman in stabbing, shooting

  Free drive-thru food distribution in Marshall and Longview on Thursday, May 28

One more day of showers and thunderstorms