100 Men of Shreveport continues effort to help bring coronavirus testing to underserved communities

“Some people don’t have the ability or the resources to get out to places, so we wanted to bring those tests to them.”

  Shreveport medical centers prepare for arrival of COVID-19 vaccine

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

Caddo Sheriff’s Office offers free youth gun safety course

  Marshall to begin long-anticipated downtown redevelopment project

Louisiana prepares for arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, special freezers shipped in

  Texarkana, AR, police host Shop with a Cop

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  Shreveport Mudbugs remain optimistic about season after game cancellation

  COVID-19 recovery: Separating fact from fiction

  What the latest proposed COVID-19 relief package means for La.

Main Street Texarkana cancels 2020 Christmas parade

Arkansas sees new record for hospitalizations at 1,074

Power outage closes North DeSoto schools

  Giving Tuesday provides opportunity to support local nonprofits working tirelessly amid pandemic

As nonprofits across the nation and throughout the ArkLaTex work harder and longer, many are operating with less funding due to a drop in donations.

  Family members, friends remember teen driver killed in Sligo Road crash

“I’ve never known somebody that can always be so upbeat, so kind, so generous”

  As possible COVID-19 vaccines near approval, some worry about safety while others say trust the science

"Say your prayers and believe in science; and that’s a good combination that never hurt anybody”

Northeast Louisiana’s Krewe of Janus cancels its 2021 parade

Decision expected soon on fate of Krewe de Rivière’s procession

  SPD seek whereabouts of missing woman

  City Council postpones vote on purchasing used jetways at Shreveport Regional

  Eleven-year-old collecting blankets for homeless following family tragedy

  North Shreveport business damaged in fire; under investigation

  Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert

SFD fights morning house fire; no injuries

  Local market highlights Small Business Saturday

People from the community walked through the parking lot at the Pierre Bossier mall choosing from more than 65 vendors to help support local businesses.

Free COVID-19 testing today

Testing is hosted by 100 Men of Shreveport from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Car crashes into house; one person dead

According to police, the car left the roadway and crashed into a house before flipping into a drainage ditch.

  Victims named in Sligo Road crash

According to LSP, the initial investigation shows the pickup truck driven by Wyatt Ricks, 18, of Bossier City, was traveling westbound on Sligo Road when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle crossed the centerline and collided with an eastbound pickup truck driven by John Wuest, 28, o

  ArkLaTex businesses ask community to support Small Business Saturday

After Black Friday, small businesses throughout the country prepare for Small Business Saturday.

  Shoppers hunt for Black Friday deals amid COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is already causing challenges for some shoppers and retailers alike this holiday shopping season.

  KSLA Salutes: A sense of community in a global pandemic

Since March, not many veterans have been able to come to the Bossier City VFW due to COVID-19 concerns.

  Communities serve free Thanksgiving meals throughout Shreveport

The COVID-19 pandemic could not stop some big traditions from going forward in Shreveport, including free Thanksgiving Day dinners offered by several local agencies.

  Marshall brings holiday season to life through virtual version of annual Wonderland of Lights festival

Learn what precautions the East Texas city is taking amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

  Local businesses react to modified Phase II in Louisiana

A modified version of Phase II went into effect on Wednesday. As the pandemic keeps throwing curveballs for local businesses, they say they are trying to adjust and stay afloat.

  Knock at a front door turns into a deadly shooting in Shreveport

Shreveport’s latest murder is getting a lot of attention for the unique and unsettling way it was carried out. That’s because it all began with a knock at the victim’s front door.

  Shreveport decides against issuing parade permits

The decision impacts African American History, Mardi Gras processions normally held during the first 3 months of 2021

Restaurants remaining open on Thanksgiving

Looking for a place to eat out on Thanksgiving?

ArkLaTex free Thanksgiving meals and volunteer opportunities

Anyone in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal, whatever the reason may be, can receive one at any of these ArkLaTex locations.

  Shreveport police investigating 3 shootings

Police in Shreveport had a busy night after three shootings took place within hours of each incident.

Over 5,000 without power following storms

Thousands are waking up without power in the ArkLaTex following storms late Tuesday night.

  COVID-19 risks at grocery stores depend on several key factors

As grocery stores get busier, they can also be a source of anxiety for some shoppers. The CDC describes them as a location with a higher risk to contract COVID-19.

With rise in COVID-19 cases, Louisiana moves to ‘modified’ Phase 2

Edwards says he will sign an order that will go into effect on Wednesday, November 25.

Arkansas officials urge residents to avoid Thanksgiving travel

Dr. Jose Romero advises residents to avoid travel this Thanksgiving.

How college students can come home safely for Thanksgiving

Leaders across the state are keeping a close eye on what happens in the days after college communities send students back home.

Caddo Coroner names pedestrian who died following crash in south Shreveport

Police say that impairment was not suspected.

  ‘Do your part:’ Local healthcare systems urge Thanksgiving safety to slow coronavirus spread

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and coronavirus cases continuing on a concerning trend, healthcare leaders from across Northwest Louisiana are urging residents to be responsible in a newly released Shreveport Times ‘open letter.’

  Report: Search on following multiple vehicle burglaries at Greenwood apartments

A joint effort is underway between Greenwood Police officers and Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies in a search, following reports of multiple vehicle burglaries.

  South Shreveport Circle K robbed at gunpoint; suspect sought

The gunman was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

  “We cannot afford” another rise in cases after Thanksgiving, Shreveport mayor says

He's encouraging people to think of others ahead of themselves; “when you think about it, the holidays are about giving"

  The Salvation Army changes Thanksgiving meals because of COVID-19 pandemic

Things will look a little different when The Salvation Army serves up Thanksgiving meals

  Agencies need more volunteers to help during holidays amid COVID-19 pandemic

Opportunities include 2 well-known services that provide thousands of free meals every single week

Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins to speak at 2 p.m.

Mayor Adrian Perkins has announced a news conference will be held ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

  Despite CDC warning, millions of Americans traveling for Thanksgiving

As the Thanksgiving holiday nears, and as coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket nationally, tens of millions of Americans are expected to venture away from home to see loved ones, according to a recent report from AAA.

Coroner names Mooretown shooting victim

The Caddo Parish Corner’s Office has named the victim in a fatal shooting on Saturday, Nov. 21.

  Shreve Memorial to forgive library fines if you donate food

The library system’s Food for Thought amnesty drive continues through Dec. 23

GoFundMe set up after fire destroys home in Robeline

No injuries were reported, but the mobile home was a total loss.

SFD fights early morning house fire; no injuries reported

Fire crews arrived on scene to find a single-story home engulfed in flames and heavy smoke.

  Shooting in Mooretown neighborhood leaves one man dead

Shreveport police responded to a shooting in the 5200 block of Ellison Street just after 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 21.

  PDHS withdraws from playoffs due to COVID-19 exposure

According to Bossier Parish Schools, Plain Dealing High School is withdrawing from the playoffs after the team came into contact with COVID-19.

Jefferson Parish prepares to amend, move forward with Mardi Gras parades for 2021

Van Vrancken says a working plan is to hold parades in May though that’s subject to change.

  Shreveport church hands out turkeys, ham ahead of Thanksgiving

“We wanted to come up with another way to bless the community, so we gave out turkey breasts today,” Adam Mingo said.

  LifeShare giving free turkey, ham to donors

LifeShare Blood Center is giving out free turkey and ham vouchers to those who donate blood during this holiday season.

  Praise Temple holds annual turkey giveaway

Praise Temple’s annual turkey give-a-way is Saturday, November 21, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Praise Temple parking lot at 4725 Greenwood Road in Shreveport.

  Shreveport City Council to vote on police and fire pay raise at next meeting

During today’s council meeting, they addressed their excitement in the proposal and expect a unanimous vote come next meeting.

NE Arkansas leads state with hospital beds and ventilators being used by COVID-19 patients

NEA leads in hospital beds being used by COVID-19 patients, and it also leads in ventilators being used by COVID-19 patients

  Hormel and Brookshire’s donate $100k in protein to food banks

The donations benefit food banks in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, including the Foodbank of Northwest Louisiana in Shreveport.

  ‘Geaux 4 Kids’ is looking for passionate and loving holiday volunteers

A Northwest Louisiana non-profit is looking for volunteers ahead of the holiday season to assist them in fulfilling their compassionate mission for children in dangerous situations.

Endymion to cancel after mayor’s ‘premature’ carnival announcement

One of the largest krewes to roll in New Orleans during the Mardi Gras season said it plans on cancelling its parade until spring when a vaccine might be available to parade goers.

  KSLA Salutes: Honoring our veterans during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has played a massive role in shaping the way we lived this year, and it’s no different for our veterans

  Fears grow as Louisiana could revert back to Phase II of reopening

It has already been a rollercoaster ride of ups and downs in Louisiana in 2020, amidst the slow reopening of the state’s economy. So the possibility of reverting back to Phase II is a big blow to business owners, some of whom hoped the worst was behind us.

  Caddo Schools holding news conference ahead of Thanksgiving break

As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue on a concerning trend across Louisiana, leaders from Caddo Parish Schools, as well as local medical experts urge families to remain vigilant during Thanksgiving break.

LSU-Shreveport to resume on-campus tours

Prospective Louisiana State University Shreveport students can now make a trip to campus, again.

  Bossier High opens Christmas store to help students celebrate holidays

The high school is taking donations to give students a free shopping experience for Christmas.

  The Salvation Army in need of volunteers and donations

Dozens of volunteers will be serving the meals on Thursday, November 26, starting at 11:00 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

  BCSO: 11-year-old dead following ‘possible accidental shooting’

The incident remains under investigation.

  East Texas non-profit needs help collecting toys for children in need

For over a century, the Empty Stocking Fund has made Christmas wishes come true for countless families in need across East Texas, who otherwise might not have any gifts under the tree.

Virtual ArkLaTex Veteran’s Town Hall planned for Nov. 19

The event will begin at 5 p.m. on Zoom.

California bear and her cub now call East Texas home

Photo & video courtesy: Humane Society of the United States

  New study highlights neighborhood disparities in Louisiana, Caddo Parish

“The main reason is there are shorter life expectancies and lower media incomes,” Kristen Lewis, director of Measure of America, said.

  The big challenge of enforcing COVID-19 restrictions despite strong opposition

Coronavirus cases are spiking in nearly every state across the country, yet only 34 states have mask mandates. That list does include Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. But enforcing statewide orders can be easier said than done.

  KSLA holds its annual Holiday Food Drive

As always, thank you for your generosity and for contributing to the fight against hunger

Thanksgiving foods that are dangerous for your dog

It may be tempting to give a piece of your thanksgiving food to your dog, but here's what you should avoid giving your four-legged friend