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

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

Bill to build LA 415 connector speeding through legislature

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

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

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

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  Lifeguards want residents to learn swimming safety rules

  IN STUDIO: Wiley College to host youth theology camps

  Boil advisory lifted in Bienville Parish

NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season

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

NOAA to announce outlook for 2019 hurricane season

  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 Good Stuff: Second Impressions

Border Patrol agent accused of sexually assaulting women

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

Company with Kentucky distilleries rolls out generous maternity, paternity plan

  Work on Shed Road projected to continue into summer

  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.

  Registration open for SciPort summer day camps

Do you have a young scholar looking for something to do on summer break?

  Last day to catch ‘Steel Magnolias’ in theaters

If you haven’t made it yet, today is the last day to catch “Steel Magnolias” in theaters.

Alabama House passes ‘born alive’ abortion bill

The House passed a bill 66-18 that would require a physician to use “reasonable care” to save the life of a child who is born alive after an abortion or attempted abortion.

  Shreveport-Bossier public pools to open

Starting this weekend, public pools in Bossier City will open and in two weeks, Shreveport's will open.

  Jalynn’s Jeans: Caddo Magnet High student fights homelessness

In the end, more than 1,000 pairs of jeans were collected and most of them have been given out.

Doctor to pay $118K to settle claims of improper Medicare billing practices

The physician operates clinics in Texarkana and New Boston

  Former Ark. lawmaker, chamber director sentenced to prison over theft

In unrelated case, another woman sent to jail for stealing from PTO

  Business accelerator encourages entrepreneurs to invest locally

Reps of 5 of area's most innovative companies make pitches during Air Show Innovation Showcase

Here are the Hempstead County, Ark., election results

5 tax proposals among decisions voters faced

  Another day of tornadoes in Midwest, but St. Louis spared

Dangerous storms in the Midwest produced dozens of tornadoes for the second consecutive day Tuesday, demolishing a racetrack grandstand and damaging buildings in a wild animal park in Missouri but mostly sparing St. Louis, the biggest city in its path.

Sports betting bill advances in state capitol

The House’s criminal justice committee approved a bill Tuesday, May 21 that would allow voters to decide whether sports betting will be legal in their parishes during the October election. Most revenue from any expansion would be dedicated to early childhood education.

  Louisiana’s proposed ‘pink tax’ break closer to gaining final approval

Goal is to get some cash back into the hands of low-income families

Alabama senator introduces bill to repeal abortion ban

An Alabama state senator has introduced a bill that would repeal the abortion ban passed through the Alabama legislature just last week.

  Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on complaints about a now-dead team doctor who sexually abused male students for nearly two decades, said attorneys for some of the victims.

  Authorities arrest man suspected of killing Benton resident

2 others also apprehended during raid on Bossier City house

Thousands sign petition to make Danny Devito next Wolverine

Lots of folks are getting a good laugh at signing a petition to make Danny Devito the next Wolverine.

Mississippi police officer charged with murdering woman

An Oxford police officer was arrested after a woman was killed Sunday.

Missing East Texas woman found safe; Silver Alert canceled

The Silver Alert has been canceled

Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true

Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge.

‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

The new character is named “Karli,” and is a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents."

2 hurt in wreck at Pete Harris Drive at Murphy Street

Authorities are urging motorists in the area to find an alternate route

Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

Here are current boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex and what to do when one is issued.

  Proposed bill could reduce incarcerated children across state

A proposed bill swiftly making its way through the State Legislature could soon reduce the number of juveniles placed in youth detention centers across Louisiana.

  IN STUDIO: Motorcycle ride to benefit Sickle Cell Association

This weekend, the Northwest Louisiana Chapter of the Sickle Cell Disease Association will host its fourth annual city-wide motorcycle ride.

FIRST ALERT: Line of strong storms moves through today

A line of strong storms will move through the ArkLaTex today.

Some customers of S. Claiborne Water System under boil advisory

Some customers of the South Claiborne Water System are under a boil advisory.

  NAACP Town Hall meeting scheduled for May 21

Representatives from Caddo Parish agencies will make an appearance at tonight’s NAACP Town Hall meeting.

  ‘Stranger Things’: New Coke, from 1985, to make comeback on TV show

Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1985, when Coca-Cola changed its formula for Coke. New Coke was considered one of the biggest marketing blunders of all time.

  Three-year-old seriously hurt in eight vehicle crash

One woman faces several charges and her bond has not been set.

  Veterans Job & Resource Fair to be held in Bossier City

The Bossier Chamber of Commerce will hold a Veterans' Job and Resource Fair on Tuesday.

  IHOP to offer $1 pancakes, sales benefit military children

Proceeds will go towards children of veterans.