Shreveport man accused of carnal knowledge of a juvenile in Ouachita Parish

Court records say the juvenile told deputies that she was outside of her foster home when a man inside a white vehicle pulled up and forcefully grabbed her.

Dry and below average weather ahead

  Southern defeats Grambling 49-7

  Fans speak on Bayou Classic, Port City Fest experience

SPD investigating shooting that sent one man to hospital

  Multiple law enforcement agencies provide security at Bayou Classic

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

Continued Coverage

  5-vehicle wreck in Mooretown neighborhood; 1 person with possible life-threatening injuries

Southern University brings “Don’t Wait. Vaccinate!” campaign to Bayou Classic

BPSO partners with Keep Bossier Beautiful to host ‘Operation Clean Sweep’

  19-year-old Mt. Pleasant native getting noticed on rodeo circuit

Community pitches in to help support families of missing mariners

  Grambling State University and Southern University Army ROTC cadets host 60 mile game ball run

  The latest on the I-49 Inner City Connector

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says studies on the project are still being conducted, but even after the studies are completed and the green light is given, funding the project is going to be another road block.

Second body recovered 33 miles from Seacor Power site; divers yet to get inside vessel

The identity of the crewmember has not been released.

2 men arrested after deputies seize crack cocaine, meth, marijuana, and gun from car

Two men are facing a slew of drug charges after narcotics deputies reportedly found cocaine, meth, marijuana, a gun, and cash in their vehicle.

Man arrested in Texarkana, accused of punishing toddler by putting him in scalding bath water

A man in Texarkana has been arrested, accused of punishing a three-year-old by putting him in scalding bath water.

Former Natchitoches Parish deputy arrested on felony theft charge

  Man seen in video being kicked, punched by police in Minden remains hospitalized at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

  SUSLA graduate reflects on first Grambling vs Southern game held in Shreveport

SPD responding to shooting off W. 70th Street

Many man arrested in drug bust; 4-month-old child found in home

  Fans excited for this weekend’s Bayou Classic in Shreveport

  COVID infections down in Texarkana

Vice President and Chief Nursing officer Louise Thornell told us with a year into thepandemic and a change in the number of employees getting sick, front line workers herehave a new outlook.

Sen. Hughes’ fetal heartbeat bill passes House committee vote

A House version of Sen. Bryan Hughes’ fetal heartbeat bill has passed through the committee phase.

  2 dead, 6 rescued, search on for 11 others after boat capsizes south of Louisiana

The United States Coast Guard is assisting in the search for ‘multiple people in the water’ after at least one vessel capsized during a severe storm near Grand Isle, LA this afternoon.

Captain of Seacor Power recovered by Coast Guard; funeral arrangements announced

Captain David Ledet’s body was recovered along with six survivors.

Northwestern State President Chris Maggio announces retirement

He became president of NSU in January 2017 and been with the university as a member of staff, faculty and administration for 33 years.

Here’s how to get the all-new KSLA News 12 app

The KSLA news app is relaunching starting Monday, April 19 with a fresh, new look.

Rep. Schaefer bill closing loophole on some late-term abortions passes committee

A House committee has passed an East Texas legislator’s bill which would stop late-term abortions when the fetus has a severe medical issue.

Boil water notice issued for Marshall

Citizens are advised to proceed with a BOIL WATER NOTICE until testing is complete and returned as safe for human consumption on Charlotte Street and Fair Street. Once the boil water notice is no longer needed, the City of Marshall will issue a statement.

Soggy Friday to close out week

We are tracking wet weather today, but dry weather for the Bayou Classic.

  Inmate recaptured after stealing work release van, leading police on high speed chase

Police were led on a high-speed chase Friday morning after an inmate stole a work release van from the Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Facility at Camp Minden, the Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office confirms.

  TIMELINE: Guardsmen have not made contact with Seacor Power crewmembers since Tuesday night

Officials would not speculate whether they believe crewmembers are still on the craft.

I-30 W closed for hours in Texarkana after 18-wheeler crashes in guardrail; dog missing

Drivers are asked to avoid this area as delays are expected.

COVID-19 vaccination locations in the ArkLaTex

COVID-19 vaccinations are underway across the ArkLaTex.

Dive search and rescue efforts to resume Friday morning at Port Fourchon over 50 hours later for 12 missing crew members

Search and rescue resumes Friday morning for 12 missing crew members in the aftermath of the lift boat disaster at Port Fourchon.

Texas House gives initial approval to “constitutional carry,” which would allow people to carry a gun without a license

House Bill 1927, spearheaded by state Rep. Matt Schaefer, R-Tyler, would nix the requirement for Texas residents to obtain a license to carry handguns if they’re not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a gun.

Prescott School District to make masks optional

The district says social distancing and other CDC guidelines will remain in place.

Grambling State student is off to Ivy League graduate school after fulfilling her dying mother’s wish

“You’re going to have to keep going because time doesn’t stop. I lived my life, now you live your own life”

  Bayou Classic showcases importance of HBCUs

Shreveport’s Bayou Classic is showcasing Southern University and Grambling State University this year.

  Port City Fest kicks off in Shreveport

“This matchup is much bigger than football...this weekend brings new opportunities for restaurants, gaming and small businesses,” said Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins.

  Earthquake recorded near Blanchard, La.

Did you feel this earthquake, the 2nd one today?

East Texas couple to spend 10 years in federal prison for drug, gun trafficking

A husband and wife, along with two other co-conspirators in a methamphetamine and gun trafficking ring, were sentenced to federal prison today.

Rain and storms Friday ahead of a dry weekend

More rain and a lot of it stands in our way of a nice and dry weekend. Friday will have some heavy downpours in a few spots but will otherwise have scattered showers

Pair of bills by US Sen. Cassidy aimed at lowering prescription drug costs head to president’s desk

You could save money on prescription drugs thanks to some newly-passed bills introduced by US Sen. Bill Cassidy, MD (R-La.).

Sarah Sanders raises nearly $5M for Arkansas governor’s race

Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders’ campaign says she has raised nearly $5 million over the past three months in her bid to be Arkansas’ next governor.

Catalytic converter bill approved in House

A bill that would require buyers of used catalytic converters in the state to maintain certain records received overwhelming support Thursday in the State House.

  Grandfather shoots mask-wearing grandson in home invasion in N.C., officials say

The home invasion happened before 9 a.m. at a home on 38th Street NW, near Cape Hickory Road, in Long View.

Hope Public Schools searching for new superintendent

The Hope Public School Board of Education is on the search for a new superintendent.

Four Texans sentenced for involvement in methamphetamine, firearms trafficking ring

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, a husband and wife, along with two additional co-conspirators in a methamphetamine and gun trafficking ring, were sentenced to federal prison on Thursday, April 15.

  Bill proposes tax on marijuana to help fix Louisiana’s roads

Members of the House Ways and Means Committee heard a bill that’s looking to tax marijuana but not recreational marijuana.

  Minden PD investigating use of force incident after man seen in videos being kicked, punched by officers

The Minden Police Department is investigating a use of force incident after officers were seen on video struggling with a man lying on the ground while a young child, believed to be the man’s grandson with autism, looks on.

Gov. Edwards declares State of Emergency due to ongoing weather threat

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has issued a state of emergency due to the ongoing weather threat impacting the state this week.

Man dies after being struck by vehicle on Longview loop

The driver of the vehicle was detained and questioned by police and was later released.

Federal assistance registration extended for Texans impacted by winter storm

Individuals who live in qualifying counties now have until May 20, 2021 to submit damages and make claims to FEMA.

Gov. Edwards issues state of emergency declaration due to ongoing weather threat

Gov. John Bel Edwards has issued a state of emergency due to the ongoing severe weather impacting Louisiana this week.

Gregg County Deputy released from hospital following COVID-19 battle

After months in the hospital fighting Covid-19, an East Texas sheriff's deputy is back home. We first told you about Gregg county corporal James Hagler on new year's day. It was a day Shalon Hagler had been waiting months for. Her husband coming home.

  Police searching for 5 suspects accused of vehicle burglary

Detectives with the Shreveport Police Department are seeking information on the identities of five suspects believed to be responsible for a vehicle burglary.

SPD seeking identity of man accused of battery

Shreveport police are on the lookout for a man accused of committing battery on another individual.

  Black-owned businesses gear up for Bayou Classic Expo

The Bayou Classic Expo runs from April 15 to April 17 at the Shreveport Convention Center.

Arkansas House votes to end state’s ‘Confederate Flag Day’

The Arkansas House has overwhelmingly approved a proposal to end a day that commemorates the Confederate flag.

  Divers to examine capsized lift boat off La. coast

Divers have arrived to examine the lift boat that capsized off the coast of Port Fourchon, La., Tuesday, April 13, the United States Coast Guard confirmed to WAFB Thursday, April 15.

Bossier City PD mourns loss of employee who died in car wreck in east Texas

The Bossier City Police Department is mourning the death of one of its own after a crash in east Texas near Tyler.

Louisiana state trooper suspended without pay after 2020 fatal crash in Monroe

A Louisiana State Police trooper who was involved in a fatal crash in Monroe in October of 2020 has been suspended without pay. That’s according to a statement released by Louisiana State Police dated April 14, 2021.

East Texas men accused in US Capitol riot given new arraignment date

Two East Texas men charged with multiple crimes for their participation in the January riot at the United States Capitol have a new court date.

Longview 911 Dispatch manager talks evolution of service

It’s National Telecommunicators Week and KLTV’s Jamey Boyum talks with Longview PD Communications Manager Matt Ainsworth about how 911 dispatch has changed over the last few years.

Rapper Mystikal speaks on dropped rape charge

The rapper told AP that the ordeal was “like a reoccurring bad dream.” He went on to add that he didn’t know how it was going to work out.

Next round of rain and storms arrives Friday

We are tracking more rain and thunderstorms on the way Friday.

  Addis man charged in 16-vehicle crash on old Miss. River Bridge that killed Plaquemine teen

Louisiana State Police say they have arrested the driver who is accused of causing a fatal 16-vehicle crash on the old US 190 Mississippi River Bridge on Feb. 23.

  CPSO suspends search for wanted Texas man

Bobby Gene Henry is wanted on a felony warrant for aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon.

  #HBCUSTEMgrad: Black woman becomes first person in La. to earn degree in cybersecurity

A Black woman at Grambling University is making history.

  Earthquake recorded near Uncertain, Texas

Did you feel the earthquake?

  The Good Stuff: Give me 15

Bill Broadway of Bossier City says the most important 15 minutes of his life happen just moments before doctors were preparing to place him on a ventilator during his fight against COVID-19.

  Body found in Miss. River identified as missing LSU student

Officials confirm the body found in the Mississippi River in Reserve, La. on Tuesday, April 13 is that of missing LSU student Kori Gauthier.

THE INVESTIGATORS: Port Allen police officer placed on unpaid leave after allegedly using taser on handcuffed 67-year-old

Port Allen officer Nolan Dehon III has been placed on unpaid leave, days after the 9News Investigators exposed an attack he allegedly carried out against a 67-year-old man in police custody.

Gun store owner reacts to Rep. Schaefer bill proposal allowing for carrying guns without permit

On Thursday, state Rep. Matt Schaefer, of Tyler, will be introducing a bill to the full Texas house. That bill would remove any license or permit requirements to carry a gun in most public spaces. One gun store owner Mack Woods is concerned about house bill 1927.

  ArkLaTex veterans react to Biden’s decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

9/11 terror attacks “cannot explain” why U.S. forces should remain in Afghanistan 2 decades later, president says

Scammers stealing identities to apply for unemployment benefits

The pandemic has put many people out of work, forcing them to turn to the state for unemployment benefits, but that has created an opportunity for scammers to make money off of bogus claims.

Rain takes a brief break before returning Friday

The rain is moving away and will likely not return until Friday. However a brief and light shower are possible overnight, but it will not amount to much.

Southeastern student accused of stabbing awaiting charges; victim in recovery

A Southeastern Louisiana University student who is accusing of stabbing their “dating partner” eight times is currently awaiting formal charges, according to information from the 21st Judicial District Court.