KSLA News 12’s fan drive begins today, May 27

The annual KSLA News 12 fan drive has kicked off as temperatures rise.

Bossier Parish town opening its splash pad for the season

Man, woman hurt in motorcycle wreck in Caddo Parish

  Sobriety checkpoint spotlights ride-sharing services’ role in preventing DWIs

  This SC high schooler not only has perfect attendance, but she also has $3.5M in scholarship offers

  2 SFD firefighters hurt while fighting house fire Sunday morning

  Booker T. Washington alumni give back to their alma mater

Continued Coverage

‘We knew she could make it’: Hiker missing for 17 days in Maui forest found alive

Torrential rain doesn’t stop sentinels from placing flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

  Teenager pushes double amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning

  Get fit for free on Memorial Day

Shreveport man arrested after kidnapping girlfriend

  Shreveport man shot in the face overnight, survives

  Veterans Memorial Program helps honor ours Nation’s fallen heroes

Shreveport’s Veterans Celebration Committee hosted a Veterans Memorial Program at the Bill Cockrell Community Center.

  Webster Parish nonprofit director indicted for stealing more than $1 million from summer feeding program

The nonprofit program submitted more than $1 million in reimbursement claims that immensely inflated the of meals provided.

State budget expected to advance Monday with education amendments

The Senate Finance Committee will work through the weekend to determine how they’d like to change the state’s $30 billion operating budget before amending the bill and advancing it to the senate floor on Memorial Day.

Multiple people wounded in blast in Lyon, France

The cause of Friday's afternoon blast wasn't immediately known, and the wounded suffered leg injuries and weren't life-threatening.

Two Texas men die attempting to jump open pontoon bridge in Louisiana

  Suspect in connection to triple shooting in Shreveport captured

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of his infant son

Free oil changes for veterans, active military at Gateway Tire & Service Center

Steals and deals for Memorial Day 2019

First Alert: Hot and humid Memorial Day weekend

  East Texas man charged with murder

An East Texas man is in custody after authorities charged him in connection to a homicide investigation.

  Trial of man charged with infant son’s death to continue

The testimony in the trial of Kenneth Willis will continue on Friday, May 24 in Judge Charles Tutt’s courtroom.

  BPCC, Benteler Steel team up to offer apprenticeships

The three-year program includes monthly pay.

  City Councilman wins award named in honor of late mother

On Thursday, Shreveport City Councilman Jerry Bowman, Jr. was honored with a very special — and personal award.

  Man shot while riding bike

A man is recovering following a shooting that left him injured on Thursday night.

  Man shot in chest at Shreveport convenience store; suspect sought

A man is recovering from a gunshot wound and police are searching for the person responsible.

  Date, time set for Independence Bowl; now, who’s playing

The date that tickets will go on sale has yet to be announced

  Pup and Circumstance: Pooch steals show at high school graduation

The fern wasn't the only thing that got drowned out. The valedictorian, apparently not realizing what was happening, got drowned out by the laughter.

  Coroner identifies man who died soon after being shot multiple times

Police have released no information about a possible suspect

  Family sets vigil for 3-year-old who died a day after 8-vehicle wreck

It will be held near where the accident occurred in Natchitoches

  ‘Government overreach:’ Shreveport councilwoman files legislation to abolish city’s ban on saggy pants

District B Representative, LeVette Fuller, says the law is unconstitutional.

Bill to build LA 415 connector speeding through legislature

A Senate committee has approved a bill that would divert money currently earmarked for state savings accounts to construct a new LA 415 to LA 1 connector.

BILL WATCH 2019: What’s what during the 2019 Louisiana Legislative Regular Session

Louisiana’s lawmakers return to the capitol Monday, April 8 as their annual regular legislative session gets underway.

Governor: ‘More likely than not’ Morganza Spillway will be opened for third time in history

Gov. John Bel Edwards said “it’s more likely than not” the Morganza Spillway will be opened due to the Mississippi River’s record-high water levels.

Bill that would have raised smoking age to 21 in La. killed

A bill that would have raised the smoking age died in the state capitol Thursday, May 23.

  Lifeguards want residents to learn swimming safety rules

It’s that time of the year where the pool becomes a retreat for many families.

  IN STUDIO: Wiley College to host youth theology camps

Wiley College will host camps focusing on theology this summer for high school students.

  Boil advisory lifted in Bienville Parish

After two weeks, a boil advisory has finally been lifted for residents in Bienville Parish.

NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season

U.S. weather officials say the Atlantic hurricane season should be near normal.

More than 62,000 of beef recalled due to E. coli concerns

More than 62,000 lbs. of beef has been recalled just before Memorial Day

NOAA to announce outlook for 2019 hurricane season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will announce its outlook for this year’s hurricane season at 10 a.m.

  Furever Friends - Rain

This Thursday’s Furever Friend is Rain. She’s one of the sweetest dogs you’ll ever meet. She’s house-trained, spayed, heartworm negative, and up-to-date on all of her shots.

  Body of missing Arkansas man found in wrecked pickup truck

The Hempstead County Sheriff has confirmed that the body of a missing man was found on Thursday morning.

  76-year-old man indicted in cousin’s fatal shooting

A 76-year-old Greenwood man is facing charges in the death of a relative.

  Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway reopened

Shreveport city officials announced on Thursday morning that Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway is open on Thursday, May 23.

  MPD hiring new officers, last day to take exam

The civil service exam will be held this weekend.

  The Good Stuff: Second Impressions

With his high school and college degrees proudly on display inside his family's home, 26-year-old Tevin Persley is anxious to land his first significant job since graduating from Wiley College in 2017.

Border Patrol agent accused of sexually assaulting women

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Steven Charles Holmes has been with the department for seven years.

  Company ranks Louisiana as second worst state in terms of cyber hygiene

Here are a few ways to reduce your risk

Company with Kentucky distilleries rolls out generous maternity, paternity plan

The parent company of Bulleit Bourbon is rolling out an innovative new plan to give new parents more than six months of fully-paid leave.

  Work on Shed Road projected to continue into summer

Project continues to be plagued by weather, equipment issues

  Carry the Load relay team stops in ArkLaTex

"It’s the emotional weight I carry. For some of us, Memorial Day is every day”

  Man accused of offering to fly a child from Wisconsin to Louisiana for sex

He's also suspected of chatting online with multiple children, possibly some from Shreveport-Bossier City area

  Oxygen-dependent Arkansas man goes missing

He might be driving a black 2005 Ford F-150 pickup

VIDEO: Police chief chases off alligator with a shopping cart

Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania said he didn’t want the alligator to cause a crash. What happened when he tried to prevent that from happening can only be described as internet gold.

Boil advisory issued for Ringgold residents until further notice

Residents will remain under the advisory until further notice, the official said.

  Minden police chief wants 2 officers involved in Facebook controversy to quit

“It’s been my worst three days in law enforcement after three decades in the field.”

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Workers shut down part of Shreveport parkway

This could be a major disruption to your commute to, from work

Kennel owner charged with animal cruelty

The pet owners said in a video they were preparing to take the animals to an area animal hospital, but one died less than 20 minutes later.

Man found fatally shot in DeSoto Parish

Initial investigation indicates self-defense, the Sheriff’s Office reports

Probe into racist photo on Gov. Northam’s yearbook page inconclusive

The result of Eastern Virginia Medical School's inquiry into a racist yearbook photo leaves the central question unanswered.

Auburn police officer reunited with K9 partner in hospital

Wednesday, the Auburn Police Department said Officer Webb Sistrunk has improved from ICU and is now in critical care at Columbus Regional Medical Center.

3-year-old involved in 8-vehicle crash has died

Charge against motorist upgraded to negligent homicide

No decision made to decriminalize marijuana in city limits

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters cautions city leaders allowing 100 grams or less is too much

Gibsland residents advised to boil their water until further notice

Repairs to the broken pipeline should be complete within a couple hours

  Inspector closes East Texas restaurant after finding 7 health code violations

The city inspected the eatery after receiving a tip from a concerned citizen

  Standoff ends after man barricades himself inside home

Police say a woman called and said he fired shots at the ceiling, while children were inside.

Sobriety checkpoint planned for Bossier Parish Saturday evening

Authorities encourage drivers to report impaired motorists to law enforcement

‘You’ll get it tomorrow’: FedEx driver finds snake on doorstep

Do you knock on the door? Leave the package on the mat? Ding dong ditch?

Gov. Edwards requests federal disaster assistance for Lincoln, Morehouse, and Union Parish

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office says they have sent a request to the White House for a federal disaster declaration for Lincoln, Morehouse, and Union parishes.

Road closures expected in Bossier Parish, Drivers asked to plan alternate routes

A few roads in Bossier Parish are expected to close starting next week to replace culverts for drainage improvements.

Child dies 5 years after abuse as baby; man charged with murder

A West Memphis man is charged with murder more than five years prosecutors said he severely injured a 3-month-old.

  IN STUDIO: Father’s Day 5K/Run Walk event

An upcoming event on Father’s Day will celebrate fathers.

Woman who walked 6 miles to work at Walmart will receive car after officer’s story goes viral

A woman who was forced to walk as much as six miles to get to her job at a Slidell Walmart will get a car.

Brunswick County Schools to offer free breakfast, lunch to all students next school year

Brunswick County Schools announced on Wednesday that beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, students at all BCS schools will receive free breakfast and lunch.

  Man caught on camera stealing plants from local business

It happened Wednesday, April 24, in the 400 block of Texas Street.

  Tickets available for LA Sports Hall of Fame weekend

Just two weeks from now, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame weekend will be held in Natchitoches.

Authorities name motorcyclist killed in Bossier Parish crash

Louisiana State Police Troop G has released the name of a Princeton man killed while riding his motorcycle.