Megachurch rising from the ashes a year after blaze

It’s been a year of prayer and reconnecting; now the congregation is ready to rebuild

  LaDOTD holding public meeting to discuss Cane River Bridge in Natchitoches

  Students benefit from gift of GoNoodle

  Building eyed as possible new home of SPD headquarters

LSUS’ Lavallee leaving for MLB, Blue Jays organization

  Celebration of Life announced for civil rights pioneer Dr. C.O. Simpkins

Feedback needed for proposed Southern University Law Center satellite campus

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  New monument unveiled honoring fallen Shreveport police Officer Chatéri Payne

Owner of Barrett Appliance announces store closure

  How to spot and report animal abuse

  Do you feel safe in Shreveport?

Who has the better tailgating fan base: LSU or Georgia?

LaTech softball team to face US Women’s National team in April

  Caddo coroner’s office identifies Frederick Street homicide victim

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim in Thursday’s Queensborough shooting.

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

ArkLaTex Job Alerts!

School district: No threat after firearm found on bus

After a loaded handgun was found on a school bus, school officials with Pleasant Grove Independent School District say that there was no threat to anyone.

Amber Alert: 4-year-old Petersburg boy found in San Angelo

An Amber Alert was issued for 4-year-old Nicholas Andrew Perez from Petersburg early Friday morning. He was last seen on Dec. 2 and was believed to be in grave or immediate danger. He was just found in San Angelo, TX.

  LSU Tigers arrive in Atlanta for SEC championship game

  Caddo residents frustrated by potentially stricter property standards

SPD working to identify vehicle burglar

Police, local Target to host “Heroes & Helpers” shopping event Dec. 5

  Days are numbered for historic Foulke House in Texarkana

  FurEver Friends | Scrappy

  KSLA Salutes: SUSLA’s veteran helper

“Each veteran has a story and sometimes they want to share it to somebody who’s interested and can relate to that story," said Veterans Upward Bound Director, Urina Holt.

Suspect identified in officer involved shooting in Waco

Officials have identified 28, Douglas Hill as the wanted out-of-state suspect of the officer-involved shooting in Waco early this morning.

  BPSO and students team up again for holiday food drive

The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office has plans to pack and deliver 450 boxes to the elderly and those in need.

Youth raffles his skateboard to help buy gifts for others

“I couldn’t imagine waking up and looking under the tree to find nothing there,” the 12-year-old East Texan says

Lawmaker takes issue with where clinics are located

Ochsner LSU Health not fulfilling its role as safety net, Tarver contends

Shreveport police searching for 2 runaway teens

Have you seen 17-year-old Jajuan Jackson and 15-year-old Jamal Jackson?

Rep. Norton announces launch of new crime prevention effort

Local officials, law enforcement, business leaders and fraternity members gathered Wednesday morning to launch a new crime prevention initiative.

Classes to resume following bomb threat at Shreveport school

Classes are resuming at a Shreveport school following a bomb threat on Wednesday morning.

‘Mistletoe & Memories’ Christmas festival to take place on Dec. 6

To celebrate the holiday season - Plain Dealing will host the first-ever Mistletoe & Memories Christmas festival.

  Kids get chance to ‘shop with a cop’ in Texarkana

There were plenty of smiles on Tuesday for nearly 300 children in Texarkana and the surrounding area all thanks to a group of police and firefighters from both sides of the state line.

  Caddo approves $500,000 to remove Confederate statue

The monument also gets a legal stay, of sorts, for now

  Mudbugs set to Paint the Ice for cancer awareness

Anyone can head to George’s Pond on Wednesday and have the name of someone special painted onto the ice

#GivingTuesday: Invest in your local community

Several organizations in the ArkLaTex take part.

T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods sold recalled products following recall announcements

That deal you got while shopping may be very dangerous.

Shreveport ranked one of least safe cities in US

The study compared 182 U.S. cities across three key dimensions.

  Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen discusses Blankets & Bears Drive

Allie Graves needs your help collecting items for children who are victims of abuse and neglect.

  Operation Santa Claus delivers joy to children in need

“To see that genuine smile, it brings a tear to your eye because it shows you did something good for the community,” said Calvin Baker Jr., a Shreveport firefighter.

After 30+ years, Barksdale unit switches from M9 to M18

And the 2nd Security Forces Squadron made the change in firearms months ahead of schedule

Suspect arrested in connection to fatal shooting at NWLA nightclub

Investigators with the Webster Parish Sheriff's Office are working to learn more about a shooting that left two people dead and others injured on Sunday morning.

Wreck blocks traffic on I-20 in Bossier City

Crews are working to reopen one lane of traffic on Interstate 20 following a crash on Saturday evening.

BPSO: Suspect arrested in shooting death of 18-year-old

The Bossier Parish Sheriffs Office has announced an arrest in connection to the shooting death of 18-year-old Johnathan Bothwell.

Caddo Coroner names victim in fatal truck-train crash

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim in a fatal crash involving a train and a pickup truck on Friday evening.

  Thousands of ArkLaTexans take advantage of Black Friday deals

Black Friday is also known as one of the busiest days of the year was no different in the Arklatex area.

  People celebrate removal of infamous Airline Drive fence

Gone is the barrier that once kept drivers, pedestrians from easily going between Kroger and Walmart

Cynthia’s Holiday Kitchen: 7UP Cake

For the third week of the Holiday Kitchen, we’re making 7UP Cake.

BPSO: Young man dead following shooting in Dogwood South subdivision

Deputies remain on scene in a Bossier Parish neighborhood on Friday morning following a shooting that left one person dead.

Hundreds served on Thanksgiving at Randy Sams Outreach Center

It was another big Thanksgiving meal on Thursday at Texarkana’s Randy Sams Outreach Center.

  Future of Regency House Building in Texarkana unclear

City officials in Texarkana, Arkansas may have to go to court to clean up what some are calling an eyesore — and local business owners say the sooner, the better.

  Bossier City police on lookout for holiday shopping thieves

Police Department also offers tips on how to shop safely and what to do if you travel out of town

  KSLA Salutes: African American twins are first to be promoted to rank of Lieutenant Colonel on the same day

“All of our promotions are on the same day. First Lieutenant, Captain to Major to Lt. Colonel all on the same day."

  Foods to avoid feeding man’s best friend on Thanksgiving

Are table scraps toxic for your pup?

SPD officer arrested, accused of distributing steroids

The Shreveport Police Department has confirmed that an officer is in federal custody — accused of distributing steroids.

Marshall’s Wonderland of Lights to take place on Nov. 27

In an East Texas city, the magic of Christmas starts tonight!

  Man dead following early morning Bowie County crash

Investigators are working to learn more about a wreck that left one man dead on early Wednesday morning.

  SFD firefighters working to extinguish blaze; crews remain on scene

Crews with Shreveport Fire Department are working to extinguish a fire on Wednesday morning.

Marshall police release name of victim in fatal auto-pedestrian crash

Marshall police are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash Wednesday morning.

  Shreveport Regional Airport seeing more flyers for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just one day away — many people will be spending their Wednesday on the road or up in the skies.

  ‘It’s worth all that hard work': East Texas organization collecting toys for hundreds of children in need

Off East Grand Avenue in Marshall, one store front sits seemingly vacant - at least from the outside. But, tucked away in the corner of the shop’s front window is a sign, which, in capital letters, reads: “EMPTY STOCKING FUND.”

  Sci-Port to unveil new ‘Sno-Port’ exhibition Saturday, Nov. 30

Sno-Port will consist of a variety of interactive snow and ice-themed exhibits, displays, and games, as well as information about the science and wonder of snow and snowflakes for all visitors.

2019 Coats for Kids collection drive kicks off Nov. 25

Coats will be collected through December 31st.

KSLA Salutes: Warrior Network hosts annual Thanksgiving feast for military families

“The feast is older than the Warrior Network,” said Chief Operating Officer, Eric Hoffman. “It started with a group of people coming together saying let’s serve military folks that can’t go home for thanksgiving.”

Plan your Thanksgiving meal around these recalls in your kitchen

Check your pantry and fridge for these recalled foods before planning your holiday meals.

Boil advisory issued for portion of Bossier City

Work began Monday, Nov. 25 and is expected to be complete by 5:00 p.m.

Retired B-52 crew chief reunites with his aircraft

Once an airman, always an airman

  Plane crashes into Red River; 2 occupants not injured

Two people are safe following a reported plane crash in the Red River on Sunday morning.

  La. State Exhibit Museum’s new ‘wild’ art show opens

The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is now showcasing artwork by the Louisiana Society of Animal Artists.

SPD searching for suspect in Subway robbery

The Shreveport Police Department is investigating a robbery at a local Subway restaurant.

Pointe Coupee Parish crash claims life of Shreveport man

A Shreveport man was killed in a crash in Pointe Coupee crash.

  Cop killer Grover Cannon gets life sentence

The jurors who convicted him of first-degree murder say he must go to prison for killing SPD Officer Thomas LaValley

  Shreveport church sets goal of 8,000 meals for community

The church partners with area groups to serve Thanksgiving meals out of 14 locations.

Public warned of open enrollment scams

Read more for tips that can be used to combat scammers.

Man facing life threatening injures in overnight shooting; gunman still at large

Shreveport Police officers are investigating an overnight shooting on Saturday morning.

Tips to keep you and your family safe from the flu ahead of holiday season

It seems like everybody knows at least one person who’s sick right now, and with the holidays fast approaching, WAFB has got some tips to make sure you don’t get sick yourself, or pass those germs on to your loved ones.

Biker group collects canned goods for The Salvation Army

For the last 26 years, a group of bikers has been giving back to the community by collecting food for those in need.

  KSLA News 12’s Holiday Food Drive Nov. 22

Your favorite on-air personalities collected donations in Shreveport and Many.

SPD searching for suspect in credit union robbery

Shreveport police are searching for the person that robbed a Barksdale Credit Union on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Man assaulted with box cutter; police investigating

Shreveport police are working to learn more about an incident where a man was sliced in the face with a box cutter.

  KSLA Salutes: Veteran uses academy to create budding barbers

Students are eager to learn inside VH Barber & Styling Academy in Bossier City — and instructors like Vanette Harris are more than willing to help.