January’s full wolf moon rises Thursday

The wolf moon rises Thursday, peaking at 2:16 p.m. ET, NASA says.
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Disney ticket booker alerts police to domestic violence victim; boyfriend arrested

The ticket booker said she sensed something was wrong because she heard the woman yelling “get off me” and “get away from me” at someone else while they were on a call.

TOP STORIES

Vaccine distribution issues leave Arkansas pharmacies concerned

Gov. Edwards’ office confirms Louisiana will receive an increase in coronavirus vaccines next week

OFFICIAL: LSU names Daronte Jones as new defensive coordinator

New COVID-19 cases set at 2,485 as vaccinations continue in Arkansas

Cooler weather returns as sunshine persists

Temperatures will be a bit cooler over the next couple days. It will get back to near freezing by Thursday morning. Meanwhile, the sunshine is not going anywhere!

Drier weather expected this week

  California: Criminal rings loot billions in jobless funds

Court hears Tony Spell’s motion to quash charges against him for violating coronavirus restrictions

  Gunman steals cash, smoking devices from store

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  Biden more bullish on vaccines, open to 1.5M daily shot goal

Biden added that he expects widespread availability of the vaccines for Americans by spring, with the U.S. “well on our way to herd immunity” necessary to end the pandemic by summer.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

Longview COVID-19 vaccine hub appointments full for now, CHRISTUS says

  Gunman steals cash, smoking devices from store

Elysian Fields ISD announces temporary closure due to COVID-19

INTERACTIVE MAP: Where to get COVID-19 vaccine in the ArkLaTex

Interactive map of where to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the ArkLaTex

Hockey mask leads to arrest in vandalism of several churches in Cass County

An arrest has been made in several destructive church break ins in Cass County.

LOUISIANA NEWS

  Reading skills steadily declining among Louisiana’s younger students, report shows

Education superintendent explains how state intends to address the trend

Court hears Tony Spell’s motion to quash charges against him for violating coronavirus restrictions

Spell held services at his Life Tabernacle Church without any capacity restrictions.

TEXARKANA NEWS

New COVID-19 cases set at 2,485 as vaccinations continue in Arkansas

  Sanders as Arkansas governor would be good for Texarkana area, close friends say

  Gunman steals cash, smoking devices from store

INTERACTIVE MAP: Where to get COVID-19 vaccine in the ArkLaTex

Interactive map of where to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the ArkLaTex

  One dead after wreck involving bicycle; victim named

According to officials, one person is dead after a vehicle crashed into a bike.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

LWC response time slow due to dealing with fraudulent claims

Report says injured LSP cadets looked like ‘domestic abuse’ victims

Louisiana State Police cadets suffered such severe injuries during the 2019 State Police Academy that one nurse said the cadets resembled “victims of domestic abuse and motor vehicle crashes.”

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Federal government ends benefits program due to state’s improving unemployment rate, LWC says

Sheriff: 4 Louisiana girls arrested in connection with fatal attack using stolen knives in a Walmart store

Elysian Fields ISD announces temporary closure due to COVID-19

  ArkLaTex residents wants answers from La. Workforce Commission on delay in receiving unemployment benefits

  Shreveport health systems team up to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

The fight against COVID-19 is a community-wide effort, fought on many fronts; two major health systems in the Shreveport-Bossier area teaming up to get as many people vaccinated as possible.
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One year later: Loved ones, fans still coming to terms with Kobe Bryant’s death

Bryant, his young daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 last year.

LSU Health Shreveport partners with CHRISTUS for COVID-19 vaccine event

Public school enrollment drops in Louisiana amid pandemic

Ex-Trump spokeswoman Sanders running for Arkansas governor

  LDH creates smartphone app to help slow the spread of pandemic

CONSUMER

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

  CDC’s eviction moratorium set to expire without extension