LDH: 298 vaccine providers in all of Louisiana’s 64 parishes will receive COVID-19 vaccine

Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) say 209 vaccine providers across the state will receive “very limited doses” of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Man dies after being shot in chest on Lakeshore Drive

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

Bossier City man arrested after allegedly shooting uncle in back of head, killing him

  Arkansas moving into Phase 1-B of COVID-19 vaccination plan

  Brees makes no decision on his playing future after loss to Bucs

  Woman fighting for her life after being shot

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  Shreveport native helps establish Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day as holiday on college campus

Four turnovers end Saints’ playoff run

  La. man and cousin arrested following Capitol riot

  Coroner’s office IDs Shreveport homicide victim

Man dies after being shot on I-49 in Caddo Parish

State sees drop in total active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations with new week ahead

Changes to consider for your 2020 tax returns

There are a few minor changes filers need to consider while preparing their 2020 tax returns.

Arkansas legislature starts week 2 of new session with bills

The Stand Your Ground bill as well as several key pieces of legislation will be part of this week’s work at the State Capitol, as lawmakers finished a busy first week.

REPORT: Taysom Hill to miss game vs. Bucs

The New Orleans Saints will be without two key piece on offense heading into Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

  Shreveport artists from entertainment industry share their experiences through the pandemic

Shreveport artists share their experiences adjusting their careers during the pandemic.

La. National Guard troops assist with security in Washington, D.C.

  LDH confirms first case of COVID-19 variant in Louisiana

LDH confirms first case of U.K. COVID variant in Louisiana

Community gathers to celebrate life of Shreveport firefighter who died from COVID-19 complications

Harrison County Sheriff’s Office 1 of 3 burglary suspects in custody after chase

What we know about the 14,014 active cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

Beautiful weekend before rain returns

This weekend will be gorgeous with lots of sunshine and no rain. The showers and storms will return next week, however.

  NWLA waiting for more COVID-19 vaccines

Northwest Louisiana is in short supply of vaccines, and there’s no timetable on when that might change.

  Man fatally shot during argument in Shreveport

Police are investigating a homicide in the city's Caddo Heights neighborhood

  Texarkana police increase search for wanted man

Texarkana Texas police is increasing the search for a man they consider armed and dangerous.

Texas Capitol and Capitol grounds closed amid threat of armed protest

The Texas Capitol and the Capitol grounds will be closed from Saturday through next Wednesday “out of an abundance of caution” amid the threat of armed protests by “violent extremists,” the Department of Public Safety said Friday evening.

Caddo Parish COVID-19 deaths surpass 500

According to the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office, Caddo Parish has reached 507 COVID-19 deaths.

Marshall head-on collision leaves one dead

A 63-year-old woman from Marshall is dead after a two-vehicle wreck that happened Thursday, Jan. 14.

  Shreveport businesses impacted by lack of Mardi Gras festivities

Many Shreveport area businesses have high hopes people will still celebrate Mardi Gras in 2021.

  COVID-19 cases increasing in children, teens

While there have been fewer coronavirus cases reported in children between zero and 17 years old compared to adults, the CDC has released data showing the rate of cases in children has been increasing since March 2020.

  Woman fighting for her life following shooting in Lakeside neighborhood

According to police, the woman’s boyfriend shot her in the chest while they were in a car on Ashton Street.

Gen. Honoré, known for post-Katrina efforts, tapped for ‘immediate’ security review of U.S. Capitol

Pelosi says Honoré will conduct an immediate review of security and inter-agency interaction and Capitol “command and control.”

Charges upgraded for man accused in hit and run

According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, charges have been upgraded to murder for Montavious Sharp, 22.

Shreveport water company releases statement after CEO seen carrying ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ flag at Capitol riot

Music Mountain Water, based out of Shreveport, has released a statement following information that surfaced showing the company’s CEO, Marcus Wren, reportedly participated in the riots at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 6.

BAFB anticipating 2021 Defenders of Liberty Air Show

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the festivities on Saturday and Sunday, May 8 and 9.

Texas man charged with filing $5 million worth of COVID relief fraud

Yates submitted both applications using lists of employees created by random name generators on the internet and submitting forged tax documents.

LA State Police report on cadet cheating released

Louisiana State Police (LSP) Friday released their findings into cheating allegations among cadets taking part in the 2019 training academy known as Cadet Class 99 (CC 99).

‘It was worth the tear gas’: La. man faces criminal charges for entering U.S. Capitol

Officials located several pictures the man posted to Facebook that were taken inside the building.

Windy and cooler end to week

Hold onto those hats Friday!

  Shreveport’s mayor on rebounding from 2020

Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins talks about the challenges facing the city in 2020 and what challenges lie ahead as we get further into the new year.

‘We’re going to make a comeback:’ Krewe of Centaur keeping spirits high during a Mardi Gras absent of parades

Despite parade cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Krewe of Centaur is optimistic about what's in-store for the future.

  KSLA Salutes: COVID-19 vaccinations underway at Barksdale

Lt. Col. Kathryn Shaw, the 2nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron commander, said Barksdale is following the Department of Defense’s plan to distribute and administer the vaccines.

  Bossier City man wins appeal, no longer faces decades in jail

Harris claims he shot Flowers in self defense. In an audio recorded statement from hours after the shooting, Harris says Flowers attacked him and wrestled him to the ground.

Blustery Friday and a beautiful weekend

A Wind Advisory is in effect on Friday

  LSU Shreveport to offer course on cannabis this spring

LSU Shreveport will be offering a “Careers in Cannabis” course for the spring semester in 2021.

Source: Jazz Fest postponed until the fall

This comes after French Quarter Festival organizers announced that the festival would be moving to the fall due to the pandemic.

Arkansas daycare employees included in Phase 1-B protocol for COVID-19 vaccinations

"... It is time for us to get back to normalcy. I believe everybody is in that frame of mind”

  103-year-old survivor of Spanish Flu pandemic receives COVID-19 vaccine in Baton Rouge

“I want to get out of the house, and get back to normal,” she said.

  LSU Health Shreveport depletes allocation of COVID-19 vaccine doses, hopes to get more in near future

As of Jan. 14, LSU Health Shreveport has depleted its allocated number of vaccine doses.

  Most major US airlines ban guns in luggage for DC flights

Airlines and airports say they are stepping up security before next week’s presidential inauguration, with Delta and other major airlines saying they will prohibit passengers flying to the Washington area from putting guns in checked bags.

LAWSUIT: Two Jeff. Parish deputies sat on teen with autism for 9 minutes before his death

The parents of a teen with autism who died last year after an incident with Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are suing the sheriff and seven deputies.

Officials find no ‘substantiated threat to life’ regarding planned protests in Louisiana

Officials say they are working closely to coordinate security protocols, ensure safety for protestors, staff, and the community.

  Waiting patiently for a COVID vaccine? Non-profit offers tips to streamline process

Louisiana Hospital Association, a Baton Rouge-based non-profit that represents and advocates for more than 150 hospitals and health systems, is offering tips for those currently waiting for the vaccine - with hopes of streamlining the process.

New Orleans D.A. announces key positions

Orleans D.A. Jason Williams just announced Some key positions to lead prosecutions in Orleans parish and he also unveiled a new approach when it comes to dealing with civil rights.

Man accused of having child porn; bonds total $1.4M

Louisiana resident being held on 14 counts of pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13

Construction worker missing following hit-and-run crash on I-310 bridge

The crash knocked one worker over the railing into the Mississippi River, police say.

Fans rejoice as Taco Bell is bringing back potatoes to its menu

Fast food chain Taco Bell has announced it will bring back potatoes to its menu after removing them last year.

SWEPCO completing power restoration after Sunday snowstorm

The snow storm left downed tree limbs and power lines leaving 60,400 customers without power. As of 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, SWEPCO had restored power to all but 10 of those customers.

Julia Letlow announces run for Congressional seat left vacant after husband Luke Letlow’s death

Julia Letlow, wife of the late U.S. Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, has announced she will run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District seat in the upcoming special election.

  Louisiana senators remain silent as House votes to impeach President

After the historic move to impeach the President for the second time in the House, it’s still unclear exactly what will happen in the Senate.

  The Good Stuff: “I Love You, Jake”

On this week's #TheGoodStuff, a Shreveport mother of three is left stunned after receiving a package in the mail just before Christmas. Stunned, not so much because of what was inside, but because of who sent it - her late husband.

  Brookshire Grocery seeks rezoning of land in Bossier

Walmart wanted to come to same area but drew opposition, decided against putting a store there

More beautiful weather to close out this week

The weather will remain nice and calm, yet beautiful for the rest of this week. There will not be any rain, and temperatures will be pleasant in the afternoons.

East Texans struggle to find available doses of COVID-19 vaccine

One couple traveled from Dallas to Tyler to get their first shot.

  Who ensures compliance with COVID-19 rules?

A spokeswoman explains the role of the state fire marshal’s office and how it handles non-compliance

What is freezing fog?

Freezing Fog is not as common as regular fog but can be just as dangerous.

Texas pair allegedly behind ‘My Buddy’ loans charged with pocketing $775K in COVID funds fraudulently

"At a time when small businesses most needed the help that the SBA was rushing to provide, these individuals took advantage of members of the public, depleting the available resources for small businesses and lining their own pockets," the attorney said.

  Why La. is not implementing mass COVID-19 vaccinations yet

Gov. John Bel Edwards says, in Louisiana, it makes more sense to first spread the doses out across the state.

  Powerball boasts $550 million jackpot

Many people in Shreveport say they have big plans if they win the Powerball jackpot on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

  Additional COVID-19 vaccination sites added across northwest Louisiana

Collectively, Louisiana now has 209 providers, spread out across every parish, administering doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

  How ArkLaTex’s congressional delegates voted on whether to again impeach Trump

Some also took to social media to explain why

Ten months after first reported cases, East Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations, new cases are highest ever

It was ten months ago today in the Tyler City Council chambers where officials announced the first cases of COVID-19 in Smith County. Now 306 days later, much has changed.

‘I told you, don’t use a gun:’ Video shows moments leading up to, following deadly Central Texas police shooting

The officer shot and killed Patrick Warren, Sr., after responding at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of Carrollton Avenue in Killeen.

Sam Rayburn Reservoir boasts first Texas ShareLunker Legacy Bass of 2021

The first Texas ShareLunker Legacy Bass was caught on Sam Rayburn.

Scalise votes against ‘rushed, impractical impeachment’ of President Trump

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise spoke out Wednesday against an “impractical impeachment” of President Donald Trump.

  Limited unemployment benefits leave families struggling

By some estimates, only 60 percent of Americans who have filed for unemployment insurance are currently receiving those benefits. That means millions of others are left waiting, some for months on end.

  U.S. Space Command to be headquartered in Huntsville, Ala.

The permanent headquarters of U.S. Space Command will be located at Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal.

WATCH: Marshall’s downtown revitalization effort to move forward, pay tribute to history

Even the old street lights, made by Smith Steel Company, are going to be repurposed.

LSU formally introduces Peetz as OC and Mangas as passing game coordinator

The LSU football program formally introduced new offensive coordinator Jake Peetz and new passing game coordinator DJ Mangas on Wednesday.