Caddo sheriff lobbies for Ben Raymond to be police chief

He encourages mayor to consider Raymond along with 3 candidates who have been recommended

  Violent Minneapolis ambush caught on camera

A violent robbery caught on camera shows multiple suspects ambushing a man in Minneapolis.
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  Mother scares off masked men who kicked in front door of Calif. home

The family believes the would-be burglars, who first knocked on the door, thought no one was home and ran when they realized otherwise.

TOP STORIES

Statewide alert issued after cases of severe lung disease due to vaping reported in Louisiana; 13 cases so far

Natural gas leak closes part of neighborhood street

Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens

  Tentative trial date set for men accused of killing SPD officer

Caddo Parish sheriff’s deputy involved in wreck

A Caddo Parish sheriff’s deputy is recovering after being involved in a wreck on Monday morning.
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Oregon lottery winner survives cancer twice before claiming jackpot

Claudia McDonald forgot to tell her husband to get a lottery ticket, but he bought one anyway and won $4.6 million.

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

  Free child seat inspections to be held in La. on Sept. 21

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Home invasion suspect seen on doorbell cam

  Caddo Parish Commission to push gun control

FOUND: 3 missing Michigan children

  Shreveport Regional Airport sees more flyers this summer

Man fatally shot in Natchitoches neighborhood

DNA analysis identifies human remains as missing man

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Girl in central Texas dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba

Officials believe she got the disease after swimming in the Brazos River Labor Day weekend. Lily came down with a headache and a fever a week later after swimming in a pool.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

Burn bans in the ArkLaTex

ETX veterinarian weighs in on CBD oil for pets

Some pet owners across East Texas are turning to a form of treatment containing CBD oil for their ailing pets. GMET’s Brennon Gurley spoke with an East Texas veterinarian about how this could affect your furry friends.

Rise in quality of childcare in East Texas attributed to Texas Rising Star certification

The certification is offered to quality care that exceeds the state’s minimum childcare licensing standards.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

BBB: Voice-mimicking software could be used in scams

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

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  Coroner identifies 2 women killed in head-on collision

  House fire displaces Shreveport family of four, pet overnight

  Two dead in Shreveport head-on collision

La. collects nearly $122,000 in overdue child support with license reinstatement program; three weeks left to enroll

  Two injured in morning shooting at Waffle House; suspect sought

Police say they have a warrant to arrest a suspect in a double shooting in the restaurant parking lot
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No new measles cases reported; US outbreak is fading

The current epidemic emerged about a year ago. It took off this year, with most of the cases reported in Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City.

  Louisiana game wardens issue dove season citations in Bossier, Caddo Parishes

  Provisional Police Chief Ben Raymond not recommended by search advisory board to be Shreveport’s police chief

  Benton man arrested for sexual contact with teens

Advisory committee holds interviews for Shreveport’s next police chief

CONSUMER

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

  Free child seat inspections to be held in La. on Sept. 21

Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

ETX veterinarian weighs in on CBD oil for pets