Gov. Edwards COVID-19 to speak on Aug. 6

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is holding a coronavirus briefing at 2:30 p.m. today.

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

COVID-19 deaths over 500 in Ark. since March; State ‘expects’ school districts offer onsite learning 5-days a week

  DeSoto Parish Schools welcome back students

Your questions answered: What happens if a student or staff member gets COVID-19?

  Coroner releases names of victims in Morningside Drive shooting

  High school football practice underway in East Texas amid pandemic

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  Claiborne Parish students head back to class this week

  Shreveporters question late and undelivered packages

  Rolling shootout between 2 cars leaves 1 person injured

COVID-19 testing locations offered through Aug. 11

Unemployment fraud and back to school top topics of Governor’s press conf.

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

WATCH: Gov. Edwards COVID-19 briefing on Aug. 4

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is holding a coronavirus briefing at 2:30 p.m. today.

Suspect in teen’s death surrenders to police

Texarkana, Ark., officers found the 17-year-old with a gunshot wound in the 2800 block of Love Creek Drive

SPD searching for runaway 16-year-old girl

Have you seen Natoya Dixon?

Governor Hutchinson, “Northeast Arkansas is not going in the right direction.”

The 7-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases by region shows Northeast Ark. on an upward trend. Hutchinson said "this should be a reminder to take action. The northeast is not going in the right direction now."

  Teachers, supporters protest outside Caddo School District’s central office

Natchitoches police investigating shooting; 1 injured

Bossier City man accused of sexual battery involving minors

  NPSO deputies investigating double shooting; suspects sought

I-220 westbound lane closure near Benton Road planned for Aug. 5

  Teen injured in morning shooting; suspect sought

Man and woman wanted for vehicle burglaries

The burglaries happened in the 5900 block of Quail Ridge on Tuesday, July 28.

Woman wanted for shoplifting

Shreveport police responded to the 7300 block of Youree Drive on Sunday, June 14.

SPD search for armed robbery suspect

Shreveport police are searching for the man responsible for an armed robbery in the 8100 block of Line Avenue on Sunday, July 26.

Shreve Memorial Library extends Summer Reading Program

Shreve Memorial Library is adding a bonus week to its virtual Summer Reading Program.

  How to stay safe from shark attacks this shark week

How to stay safe from shark attacks

One woman injured in late night shooting

Shreveport police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, on Lillian Street near Portland Avenue.

  Missing 18 year-old found safe

Officials say Sommer Platt, the 18-year-old that was reported missing yesterday, has been located in Angelina County, Texas and is safe.

  SPD search for suspect in drive-by shooting

Shreveport police responded to a shooting just after 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1.

  Boil advisory issued for South Bossier Water System

A boil advisory was issued on Saturday morning, August 1, for the South Bossier Water System.

Caddo Magnet, Captain Shreve, and C.E. Byrd seniors to graduate August 1

Captain Shreve graduates will have to wait just one more day to graduate.

  Positivity rates in Ark. at 10% as fall sports begin with no-contact team drills next week

“If we do not have sports, student-athletes will travel out of state and increase the risk,” Hutchinson says.

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation receives national award

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is being awarded with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo).

  KSLA Salutes: BPSO Deputy and Air Force veteran bringing attention to veteran, first responder suicides

Bossier Parish Deputy Rod White is using his platform to bring awareness to veteran and first responder suicide rates.

  BCPD searching for missing 18-year-old woman

Have you seen Sommer Sky Nicole Platt?

Ochsner Health announces enrollment in COVID-19 vaccine trials

Ochsner Health plans to participate as a study site for COVID-19 vaccines.

  Woodlawn High School graduation on July 31; Captain Shreve’s postponed

Captain Shreve graduates will have to wait just one more day to graduate.

  Neighbors shocked to hear of child abuse that allegedly happened for months at the house next door

“Doctors described the juvenile’s condition as extremely malnourished,” police sergeant says

  The Good Stuff: Mission Accomplished

Remembering the late Col. Steven dePyssler and his service to his country

  Distance learning interest increasing ahead of school year

As the new school year fast approaches, districts are sharing more information about distance learning programs families can choose if they’re worried about sending their children to school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  DeSoto Parish goes back to school next week

Not all school districts in northwest Louisiana, or the ArkLaTex as a whole, have chosen to push back the start date for the first day of school. One of these districts is DeSoto Parish.

  Videos raise questions whether DeSoto Parish deputies used excessive force

A series of police videos, obtained exclusively by KSLA, are raising concerns of possible excessive use of force by two deputies and a former deputy jailer with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Department.

Shreveport man arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography

Troopers from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations: Special Victims Unit (LSP SVU) arrested Daniel R. Bissell, 53, for possession and distribution of child pornography.

Join KSLA’s Back to School Facebook group

Join the conversation on KSLA's Back to School Facebook Group.

  Elite Natchitoches high school moves fully online for fall semester

As school districts across the ArkLaTex grapple with how to best educate students safely this fall, the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts (LSMSA) recently announced its impending fall semester will be totally online, due to the coronavirus.

WATCH: Gov. Edwards COVID-19 briefing

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is holding a coronavirus briefing at 2:30 p.m. today.

Caddo Virtual Academy, Northwood class’s of 2020 to graduate on July 30

Graduates from Green Oaks High School and Booker T. Washington High School will graduate on Wednesday.

  Arkansas holds sales tax holiday this weekend

Shoppers from across the Arklatex can take advantage of Arkansas' sales tax holiday this weekend.

BPCC to have drive-thru graduation celebration

Bossier Parish Community College will hold a drive-thru celebration for its 2020 graduates on Thursday, July 30, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

NAACP establishes Bossier City chapter

Their main goal is to ensure that every community member’s voice is heard.

ADH: Growth rate of new COVID cases by region shows Region 8 is leading the state

DHS: Independence County has been listed as one of the 'Top 98 National Emerging Hotspots' in the U.S. with an 18.3% positivity rate according to the latest report from DHS.

  Library branch temporarily closed due to COVID-19

Shreve Memorial Library’s North Shreveport Branch, 4844 North Market Street, will be closed until Tuesday, August 4.

Woman shot in domestic dispute identified by Caddo coroner; husband’s charges upgraded

Her husband is charged with one count of second-degree murder.

Report: Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Gohmert was to fly to Texas on Wednesday morning with President Donald Trump.

Back-to-school start dates in the ArkLaTex

It's almost time for students to get back to class.

  Green Oaks, Booker T. Washington class’s of 2020 to graduate on July 29

Graduates from Green Oaks High School and Booker T. Washington High School will graduate on Wednesday.

  Two people grazed by gunfire; suspects sought

Shreveport police are working to learn more about an incident that left two people injured.

Man arrested for shooting in Sabine Parish

Police have arrested a man after he shot another individual in Sabine Parish.

COVID-19 testing available through July 31

Ochsner-LSU Health and LSU Health Shreveport will be offering COVID-19 testing at various locations through the end of the week.

  Pediatrician explains what parents need to know before the school year starts

“It’s up to us” to reduce spread of coronavirus before returning to classroom, doctor says

  Bossier School District delays start of classes

Revised calender postpones the first day for students until Aug. 20

Bossier Chamber of Commerce to hold Pack the Bus

The Bossier Chamber of Commerce is holding it’s second Pack the Bus event to collect school supplies for Bossier Parish Schools.

  Poet brings ‘Poetic Justice’ to Shreveport

Poetic Sundays is held every weekend in Caddo Common Park.

  Woman dead in Texarkana wreck, police investigating

Texarkana Texas police are working to learn more about a crash that left one driver dead and another injured.

Gov. Edwards COVID-19 briefing at 4 p.m.

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will discuss the state’s response to coronavirus.

  Bossier Schools call special session regarding change of start date

The revised calendar would change the start date for the 2020-2021 school year.

2 people injured when plane out of Tyler crashes in Houston

The pilot, age 40 and his 33-year-old passenger went down in front of a home and hit a tree.

Texarkana Veterans Clinic offering free COVID-19 testing for veterans Aug. 1 to Aug. 8

Eligible Veterans in the Texarkana area can get tested for free starting on Saturday, Aug. 1.

Huntington, Southwood class’s of 2020 to graduate on July 28

Graduates from Huntington High School and Southwood High School will graduate on Tuesday.

School bus driver shortage getting worse

All across the country and right here at home - a shortage in school bus drivers is only getting worse.

  Man surrenders after allegedly shooting wife in head

It happened around 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Dean Road and Bernadette Lane.

  Mission Carthage making changes to school supply giveaway

The 16th annual ‘Back to School Bash' will take place on Aug. 8.

Magnolia PD: Four men shot at party with over 300 people

Nobody died; however, one man suffered serious injuries.

Goodwill, The Service Companies to hold job fair

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana and The Service Companies will host a job fair on Tuesday, July 28.

Caddo Schools graduations begin July 27 at Independence Stadium

All guests will need a ticket to enter the stadium.

  Two injured in drive-by shooting; suspects sought

Both victims are recovering from their injuries.

Alabama remembers civil rights icon John Lewis

This weekend, the eyes of the nation will turn to Alabama as memorial services begin for civil rights leader and Alabama son U.S. Rep. John Lewis.

  Retired Air Force Col. Steven dePyssler remembered for his service, commitment to his country

Colonel Steven DePryssler passed away Saturday morning at the age of 101.

Webster Parish crash claims life of 5-year-old

The 5-year-old was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.