Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

A debate is unfolding, as lawmakers, educators and teens themselves re-examine whether sex education should evolve to better address some of the issues raised by #MeToo.
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  8-year-old’s girl lip, cheek torn open in attack by dog visiting Calif. classroom

The 8-year-old’s family is taking legal action against the school district in hopes of banning dogs from classrooms.
Leilani Rivera, 8, received stitches after she was bitten by a dog at school on May 9. Since the attack, she has only been able to eat and drink out of a syringe, according to her aunt. (Source: Andrea Gonzalez/KGET/CNN)
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Leilani Rivera, 8, received stitches after she was bitten by a dog at school on May 9. Since the attack, she has only been able to eat and drink out of a syringe, according to her aunt. (Source: Andrea Gonzalez/KGET/CNN)
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  Kaalas Roots and the appreciation for life

Card skimmer found at Harrison County gas station

Storm damage reported in the ArkLaTex

  FIRST ALERT: Severe weather possible on Tuesday

Fort Worth kidnapping suspect has ties to Tyler

A suspect with with ties to Tyler has been taken into custody after Texas police say two church members helped locate an 8-year-old girl, hours after she was allegedly kidnapped.
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11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil

The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.

Possible tornado tears roof off Bear Creek Western Store in Montpelier

Naked juvenile female escapes assault, SWAT finds suspect dead inside Medina home after 3-hour standoff

Effects from Saturday’s severe storms still being felt across East Texas

Opening Gate delay issued for The Defenders of Liberty Airshow

Boil Advisory issued for a part of Caddo Parish

  Bossier Sheriff’s office warns residents against scammers posing as deputies

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Enhanced risk of severe weather today

Victim identified in deadly Natchitoches shooting

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  Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl

Police say 51-year-old Michael Webb was arrested on an aggravated kidnapping charge. He is being held without bond.
Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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Salem Sabatka, 8, had been walking down the street with her mother when a male suspect allegedly grabbed the girl and put her in his car. (Source: Fort Worth Police Department/Twitter/CNN)
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EAST TEXAS NEWS

Storm damage reported in the ArkLaTex

Fort Worth kidnapping suspect has ties to Tyler

Effects from Saturday’s severe storms still being felt across East Texas

Former Harrison County Deputy Sheriff indicted, arrested for official oppression

Former Harrison County Deputy Sheriff, Charles “Chase” Dotson, turned himself in to the Harrison County Jail this morning after being indicted by a Harrison County grand jury for Official Oppression earlier this week.

DPS: Multiple people arrested for online solicitation of minor

Multiple people were arrested recently during a multi-agency operation into online solicitation of a minor.

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Shreveport mayor, 3 other NWLA politicians face ethics fines

  Failed and Forgotten

The deaths of hundreds of children because of abuse or neglect goes unnoticed every year by agencies that protect kids. Congress and a 45-year-old law are largely to blame.

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2 overnight shootings leave one man fighting for his life, another wounded in Shreveport

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY on Saturday

Apartment fire draws more than 2 dozen units

  SPD: One man shot multiple times in suspected drive-by

  First Alert Weather Day Saturday: Severe storms possible

Strong to severe storms are expected Saturday afternoon and may linger into the overnight hours.
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Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 16

Egypt has battled Islamic militants for years in the Sinai Peninsula in an insurgency that has occasionally spilled over to the mainland, hitting minority Christians or tourists.

Man arrested for possession of child porn; previously charged with animal sexual abuse

  FIRST ALERT: Rain and severe weather could impact your weekend

DPS: Multiple people arrested for online solicitation of minor

  Big crowds expected for ‘Defenders of Liberty’ air show at BAFB

ARK-LA-TEX WEEKEND

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Spring festivals in the Ark-La-Tex
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Discover the world of chimpanzees at Chimp Haven
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Ten graduation gifts under $100
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