La. Gov. Edwards speaks in Shreveport, ahead of Trump rally

Edwards maintains the sentiment he is putting Louisiana first by trusting the state’s citizens and personal work ethic to improve education, fix the state’s budget, and create jobs.

  Woman claims dog euthanized at animal shelter

Woody’s Home for Veterans receives donations from SWEPCO

LA governor to address Shreveport ahead of Trump visit

  3rd annual L.I.N.K. Fest bringing Shreveport-Bossier entrepreneurs together

Shreveport firefighters battle multiple fires overnight

Torchy’s Tacos to open Baton Rouge restaurant on LSU campus

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SFD offers safety tips as temperatures begin to drop

Power outages reported during record cold

Firefighters at ‘Mother Stewart House’ extinguish blaze

  Union Pacific’s “Big Boy” treks across the ArkLaTex

  Efforts underway to get the homeless out of brutal cold

  The Good Stuff: Mission — Sharing A.J.’s story

  AG Landry: Police, firefighters can attend Trump rally in Bossier City

"The mere attendance at a rally, under the above described facts, is not a prohibited political activity."

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

ArkLaTex Job Alerts!

  High school diplomas awarded to 3 war veterans

“I’ll be proud of it. I’ll mount it on the wall,” one says; “I never thought I would get one,” says another

  Assessing veterans’ needs on this Veterans Day

Many veterans fall through the cracks with high rates of everything from substance abuse to suicide

  Specialists ease young patients minds before surgery

  Veterans Day deals and specials

  Red Cross hosted annual Holiday for Heroes event

Body found under Red River Bridge in downtown Shreveport

Balloon strays from Caddo Common Park

  Adria Goins receives Golden Pelican Award

Man dies following apparent home invasion; suspect sought

A man is recovering from a gunshot wound after an apparent home invasion in Texarkana.

ETX authorities investigating fatal shooting; man charged

A man is facing a murder charge in connection to a shooting that left one man dead on Thursday, Nov. 8.

  Shreveport family divided over LSU vs Alabama football game

The oldest child is Patrick, who now lives in Tuscaloosa as the pastor of a church. Their youngest is an LSU Medical School graduate.

  Overton Brooks VA holds early Veterans Day observance

Some Veterans Day observances got underway early this year. That included one such event at the V-A Medical Center in Shreveport.

  Mayor Perkins honored by Tillman Foundation with ‘Make Your Mark Award’

Mayor Perkins was a 2015 Tillman Scholar.

KSLA anchor recognized with statewide award for Miracle Monday reports

Adria Goins was awarded the Louisana Hospital Association’s Golden Pelican Award

Victim named in Panola County fatal crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the identity of the young man who died following a crash on Thursday.

4 La. children kidnapped by parents who lost custody; last seen in Alabama

Washington Parish sheriff’s deputies are looking for four kidnapped children and their kidnappers.

Famed Louisiana author Ernest Gaines dies; funeral service details announced

Author, Ernest J. Gaines, passed away at the age of 86 on Tuesday, Nov. 5, officials with the Pointe Coupee Parish Coroner’s Office confirmed.

  City of Springhill identifies employees shocked and electrocuted

The City of Springhill has identified two workers, one killed and another shocked, in an incident on November 6.

  SUSLA hosts Veterans Day Celebration

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Louis Collier Building in Shreveport.

  Union Pacific Big Boy Steam locomotive stopping in Texarkana

The train is scheduled to arrive on Tuesday morning at 11:30 a.m. at 100 East Front Street in downtown Texarkana, Texas.

  Extra security and heavy traffic expected for big LSU Alabama game Saturday

In Tuscaloosa more people, law enforcement and security will be on campus for Saturday’s big game, especially since President Donald Trump will attending.

  Linwood Public Charter School closed on Nov. 8

Students at Linwood Charter School will get a three-day weekend after officials made the decision to cancel classes on Friday.

  Caddo Coroner’s Office identifies north Shreveport shooting victim

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man shot and killed late Wednesday evening.

  FurEver Friends: Rambo

This pup is looking for his new home.

  KSLA Salutes: ‘Quilt Queens’ use love of sewing to help veterans

Across the country — thousands of quilts are made by volunteers like the Quilt Queens and presented to veterans and active-duty military through the Quilts of Valor Foundation.

  The Red River Organization holds annual cleanup

The community is a little cleaner after more than 20,000 pounds of trash was collected from around Shreveport-Bossier City.

  Man struck, killed by vehicle in Texarkana

A man has died after trying to get something out of the roadway in Texarkana.

  C.E. Byrd students donate 12 TONS OF FOOD

Byrd High School’s student council and baseball team collected and donated over 23,000 pounds of food according to the Food Bank of Louisiana.

  President Trump to hold rally Nov. 14 in Bossier City

Congressman Mike Johnson confirmed the plans Wednesday

Teen and young adult found with drugs, guns during traffic stop

A deputy with CPSO pulled over a 2012 Ford Mustang driven by a 16-year-old girl on Jersey Gold Road. Christian Blankenship was the passenger.

Rock the vote rally

Candace Baptist the director of the Power of Coalition for Equity (PCEJ) and Justice Quinten Aught the co-founder of BLOOM spoke to Dominique Benn on how they plan to get millennials to go out and vote.

National Nacho Day deals

To get you prepared for today’s festivities here is a list of restaurants in the ArkLaTex area that have nacho deals.

Volunteers needed to create holiday cards for veterans

If you are looking to honor a veteran this holiday season — there’s an opportunity coming up just for you.

Bossier City church offers free Thanksgiving meal

A Bossier City church will offer a free Thanksgiving meal next weekend.

  Family of Eighth-grader who collapsed at football game speaks out

Marvin Jr. now carries a portable defibrillator and wears a life vest, and as his family prepares for his upcoming open-heart surgery, they’re grateful to everyone that’s helped them get through this difficult time.

  Bossier Libraries rolls out new kindness campaign

“We’re trying to remind them that we’re here for you. Just a little bit of positivity in a bad day goes so far to make it just so much better.”

  Woman uses mess to teach grandson about bullying

“It started with him wanting to be a bully at school; now I’m going to let him bully this paper"

School board investigating after shocking pep rally video

A video of a pep rally at a high school in Calcasieu Parish is stirring up comments from local residents.

Agencies launch task force to crack down on human trafficking

Federal, state and local agencies gathered today at the U.S. federal courthouse in downtown Shreveport to launch a new initiative to crackdown on human trafficking.

‘Reach Out and Read’ celebrates 20 years of literacy education

Medical providers share more than 10,000 books annually with children across a number of clinics in Northwest Louisiana.

SPD vs. SFD Inaugural Turkey Bowl Tuesday, Nov. 5

Both departments work together on the streets in perfect harmony, but when it comes to competition they both think they’re the best.

  Stores, shoppers turn their attention to the holidays

While many still are nibbling on the remnants of Halloween candy, some are turning their attention toward the holidays

  Free parking for early voters in downtown Shreveport

Voters are encouraged to park in spaces along the 600 and 700 blocks of Marshall Street.

  Louisiana still showing high levels of flu cases, according to CDC

Flu activity will peak from December to February. Dr. Ajit Alexander, with Ochsner LSU, says it’s best for people to go ahead and get their flu shots before things get worse.

Part of Arkansas highway now honors fallen war hero

Capt. Arthur LeJohn “Bo” Felder, 3 other Arkansas soldiers died in a mortar attack in Iraq

No injuries reported during explosion at Plaquemine chemical plant

The explosion was heard and shook homes across the river in East Baton Rouge Parish.

  Rainbow City parade

The new park called Shreveport Common was to honor Shreveport regional arts by hosting an exhibit called Rainbow City.

  10th Annual Red River clean up

As of today, almost 124,000 pounds of trash have been picked up from the river.

Rescue mission prepares for winter homeless

As the holiday season approaches, so do the cooler temperatures, and that cold weather means more visitors to East Texas homeless shelters. With temperatures getting into the 30's already on a couple of October nights, Highway 80 Rescue Mission is preparing to care for more people in need.

SPD officer arrested on DWI charge after wrecking car

He admitted to having had 5 beers and blew a .170 on the test, according to the arrest report

Police need help finding 70-year-old man

He was driving a red F-150, with Louisiana license plate number X09064.

Teddy Bridgewater struts with high school dance team during Saints’ bye week

Teddy Bridgewater took advantage of the bye week and flew home to Miami, Florida to visit his alma mater Miami Northwestern High School and catch a football game.

Should we get rid of Daylight Saving Time?

Does it make sense to keep Daylight Saving Time?

  Salvation Army’s Angel Tree drive begins in Texarkana

The holiday season is fast approaching and Texarkana’s Salvation Army is getting to an early start.

Caddo Principals of the Year 2020 announced

On Friday, Caddo Parish Schools announced its 2020 Principals of the Year.

Journey, The Pretenders coming to LA, TX, AR, OK in ’20

The 5-month North American tour kicks off May 15 on the West Coast and ends Sept. 12 on the East Coast

  Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall helps ArkLaTexans honor family members, friends they lost in the war

The wall — a 3/5 replica of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. — holds the names of more than 58,000 men and women who died during the Vietnam War

  Elementary school principal walks 3 miles for students

Principal Sylvie said she does the walk to thank her students for committing to walk to school every day.

GOOD NEWS: Missing 14-year-old boy found safe

Authorities say that the child was found safely.

  'Penelope’ the art car rolls into Shreveport

Have you seen the Purple People Eater on the road?

  Candy lovers thrive on Halloween night

People throughout the ArkLaTex celebrate Halloween

  KSLA Salutes: Veteran uses vlog to spotlight local musical artists

“I want to turn this into one of the biggest brands in the world — not just Shreveport. I want to go worldwide”

  IN STUDIO: ‘New Voice’ series reads ‘Casserole Girls’

Looking for a free, live-theater experience?

  Internal SPD poll shows most officers support bond issue

A recent poll taken by Shreveport police officers shows overwhelming support on a bond issue.

  Woman struck by school bus, seriously injured

A woman is fighting for her life after being struck by a school bus on Thursday morning.

  LRCA Rodeo Finals kick off Thursday night at LA State Fair

The Louisiana Rodeo Cowboys Association is back in Shreveport hosting its rodeo finals.