ETX county added for ‘Text-to-911’ service

Residents in Shelby County can now reach emergency dispatchers from the tips of their fingers and in a matter of seconds.

Fentanyl-related overdose deaths up 1,000 percent, CDC says

In the five years from 2011 to 2016, the number of deaths linked to fentanyl grew from less than 1,700 to more than 18,000.
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  Spring into allergy season with these tips to feel better

If you're one of the millions who go through this every year, there are a few things you can do to ease the discomfort.

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Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators ’19 to take place on Saturday

4th Annual Dylan Kyle Poche Memorial Bass Tournament this Saturday

  ETX man convicted of assaulting step-daughter, sentenced 375 years

  SporTran hosting bus operator job fair today

  Man admits to encouraging coworker to have sex with dog , sentenced

A former employee of the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter pled guilty after admitting to a judge he encouraged a fellow employee to have sex with a dog.
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  Parkland, FL, school shooting survivor takes own life

Sydney Aiello’s mother said her daughter felt survivor’s guilt and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after being on campus the day of the shooting last year.

  Sheriff: Man returns home to find wife tied up, dead

  Video shows performers fall during high-wire stunt

Young country music singer Justin Carter dies after accidental shooting on music video set

  Tax scams to watch out for this season

  Trump to pull federal research funding from colleges unless they promise to ‘promote free inquiry’

Local and state police to hold safety checkpoint

Louisiana State Police to host free child seat check event

FIRST ALERT: Clouds and rain return this weekend

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  Miller Lite sues Bud Light over corn syrup ads

The lawsuit accuses Bud Light parent Anheuser-Busch of starting a "false and misleading advertising campaign" that said Miller Lite and Coors Light use corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

ETX county added for ‘Text-to-911’ service

  ETX man convicted of assaulting step-daughter, sentenced 375 years

  Marshall ISD inks apparel deal with Under Armour

  ETX church commemorates 180th-anniversary

First United Methodist began worshiping together in 1839 — close to 30 years before Hallsville was incorporated.

East Texas student accused of bringing stolen gun onto campus

Authorities say the events that led to the teen's arrest began with an encounter the previous night

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  Watching Your Wallet: Thousands of consumer complaints hidden in federal watchdog database

  Family member of Nathaniel Code’s victims speaks to state panel

Shreveport death penalty case at heart of debate over Louisiana executions

  KSLA Investigates: Confessions of a killer

Convicted killer Johnathan Robinson, 37, admits to police he planned his attack in a recorded statement. Here is his conversation with Shreveport police.

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Bossier Parish Pre-K applications available for 2019-2020 school year

  SPD sergeant files lawsuit against city and police chief

Gun stolen from La. police chief linked to 2013 cold case homicide

Louisiana Fire Marshal warns of unexpected Spring fire hazard

  Trial date set for Caddo Commissioner, sister facing money laundering charges

The siblings were charged last year, accused of stealing more than $500,000 from a summer feeding program from 2011 to 2015.
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Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips over possible metal contamination

Retail locations across the U.S. received the recalled strips.

  ‘It’s really hard to keep a stiff upper lip.' Patients explain difficulties of living without health insurance in new documentary.

  SPD Chief discusses grassroots walks, community policing

  Marshall ISD inks apparel deal with Under Armour

  Facebook exposed millions of passwords in plain text