Hutchinson: We expect to have one million Arkansans either partially or fully vaccinated this week

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said, "We need you to get vaccinated for the good of the state, for the good of the community, and for your own health."

  Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Chauvin’s fate

Gov. Hutchinson holds weekly COVID-19 briefing April 20

Another high-ranking member of Jeff Landry’s team resigns

13-year-old calmly phones for help after ATV swept into ditch; rescued by Panola County sheriff’s deputies

Bowie County chase ends in Texarkana back yard; driver arrested

Coushatta man killed in motorcycle wreck in Red River Parish

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Louisiana couple cited for possessing wolf after animal reportedly walked in front of elementary school

Tracking record cold and late week storms

MISD approves one-time $500 COVID-19 stipend for full time employees

  Tom Galligan withdraws name from search for LSU’s next president

Study finds COVID-19 survivors at higher risk of mental health issues

Questions answered about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Give for Good now accepting donations ahead of May 4

The yearly event, Give for Good, is accepting donations ahead of Give for Good day.

Longview ISD offers COVID-19 vaccines to students

Longview ISD will administer COVID-19 vaccines to interested students at the Longview High School campus Wednesday.

  Texas on lookout for distracted drivers

Cellphone use. Eating, drinking, changing radio station. Everything can be a distraction

What we know about the 1,850 active cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

The latest on COVID-19 cases across East Texas.

Pleasant and dry with a cool down this week

  Businesses struggle to get people to go back to work

Bill could require school nurses to undergo additional training

  Shreveport has seen 3 mass shootings so far in 2021; La. ranks highest in the country for rate of gun injuries

  Murder case against Chauvin in George Floyd’s death goes to jury

Missing Bullard girls found safe in Plano

Affidavit: Tyler man met Alabama girl online, kidnapped, sexually assaulted her

An arrest affidavit shed new light on the details of a case where Tyler police officers rescued a 13-year-old Alabama girl from a 19-year-old man’s residence Saturday.

East Texans plead guilty to postal crime spree that targeted post offices in Texas, Louisiana

Two individuals have pleaded guilty to their involvement in postal offenses in Texas and Louisiana, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei.

  VIDEO: Coast Guard to suspend search and rescue operations at sunset; NTSB investigating

Eight people remain missing

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

The Arkansas Department of Health is monitoring the spread of COVID-19 daily.

  Stolen vehicle crashes into Shreveport church

Driver was barricaded in the sanctuary until a police dog got the suspect out, authorities say

Baton Rouge native to launch clothing line with major retailer

A Baton Rouge native who has designed outfits for Vice President Kamala Harris, Beyoncé, Lizzo, and other notable people will be launching a clothing line available in Target stores this spring, the designer announced Monday, April 19.

At least 1 person dead after Rusk County plane crash

An airplane has crashed between Tatum and Easton on County Road 2194 in Rusk County.

Protester addresses getting punched by Louisville police officer during arrest

The incident was caught on camera as bystanders recorded while the arrest was being made.

Arrest made in connection with 3 fires in Marshall Saturday

All three fires were extinguished by the fire department, and no one was injured in any of the incidents.

  Community reacts to Shreveport’s third mass shooting of 2021

Latest involved multiple men reportedly firing into crowd on Hearne Avenue, wounding 6 people

Man disappears into the woods after family dispute

No one has heard from him since he walked out of his home on LA 157 on Saturday afternoon

  Ochsner LSU Health opening community health centers across north La. to address needs of underserved communities

Ochsner LSU Health has announced its plans for four new community health centers across north Louisiana. They will be opened by the end of 2022 and aim to address the health needs of underserved communities.

State rep. from Dallas holds press conference on removing Confederate monuments from state capitol

A bill to rename or remove confederate monuments located in or near the State Capital was discussed on Monday morning in a press conference.

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.

DPS lab requests guidance for DNA testing at arraignment for suspect in Starrville church slaying

During an arraignment hearing for the suspect in the shooting death of a Starrville pastor, the Texas Department of Public Safety lab requested a court listing what the state and the defense want to be DNA tested.

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.

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

ArkLaTex Job Alerts!

COVID-19 vaccination locations in the ArkLaTex

COVID-19 vaccinations are underway across the ArkLaTex.

3 injured in wreck involving flipped vehicle, large tractor

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck Monday morning (April 19) on Highway 71 near Texarkana.

Late April chill later this week

We are tracking possible record cold as well as strong storms this week for the ArkLaTex.

  East Texas renaissance festival open for business

A successful opening weekend for an East Texas renaissance festival. 'Avalon Faire' in Kilgore off of FM 1252, had good crowds on it's opening weekend. The festival features music, acrobats , and of course the crowd favorite, jousting tournament.

  6 injured in Shreveport shooting after multiple men reportedly fired into crowd

A shooting Sunday night (April 18) in Shreveport left six people injured, police say.

Crash shuts down Interstate 30 W in Texarkana

The Texarkana Texas Police Department has announced that an 18-wheeler crash has shut down Interstate 30 west.

SPD: Woman stabs man twice, pins to wall with vehicle

A man is fighting for his life after a domestic incident spirals into violence.

Tips on how to deal with stress in your life during Stress Awareness Month

Taking a step back to focus on our mental health doesn’t come easy as we juggle our day-to-day lives during COVID-19.

  Goodwill Industries works to create second chances for offenders

The month of April is Second Chance Month in the United States — an opportunity to highlight job opportunities for those who have served time in the justice system.

Caddo Heights home damaged in early morning fire

No one was at home at the time of the fire. The dwelling sustained heavy smoke and fire damage.

Crane operator who died in the lift boat disaster remembered by friends and family in North Louisiana community

Residents of Gilbert, a village located an hour south of Monroe with a population of 504, are grieving the loss of “one of the best men you’ll ever meet.

Seacor Power was ‘under the command of its captain’, Talos Energy says

The lift boat was not at a Talos facility and was 'fully under the command of its captain and Seacor Marine," a statement said

Dry and below average weather ahead

Dry and calm conditions return this weekend into next week

LSP: Traffic crash involving road rage kills three people including 11-year-old

The crash killed 49-year-old Paul Ferrara of New Orleans, 31-year-old Raish-Nia Wright and 11-year-old Dezerra Wright of Tennessee

East Texas boxers train for returning Golden Gloves

2020 and the pandemic wiped out most sports tournaments, but a very important one is back in East Texas, the 'Golden Gloves'. Amateur boxers train all year for a shot at a gold gloves title.

  Police unit crashes in ditch in Shreveport park

Witness told KSLA News 12 that officer was pursuing someone who was riding a dirt bike

Tyler police rescue 13-year-old Alabama girl from residence on Woods Blvd.

Officers with the Tyler Police Department rescued a 13-year-old Alabama girl from a home in the 3600 block of Woods Boulevard Saturday after TPD received word from the FBI that a kidnapping victim might be at that location.

  Coroner identifies woman who died as a result of Saturday’s five-vehicle accident

She was one of at least 5 people taken to the hospital, “where she succumbed to her injuries"

Budget, courts, 2nd Amendment, constitutional amendments on agenda this week at Capitol

There are several major issues on the agenda this week at the state Capitol in Little Rock as lawmakers continue work before a scheduled recess on April 30.

  SFD battles blaze at Shreveport battery distributor

Firefighters arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and fire at the back of the building.

  Child injured in early morning apartment fire

Shreveport Fire Investigators are on scene to determine the cause and origin of the fire

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.

  “I didn’t answer the phone”; wife of lift boat crewman grieves loss of husband

His family described him as a giant teddy bear and a consummate provider.

Lafourche Parish Coroner identifies two lift boat crewmen recovered Friday; 9 remain missing

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that the bodies of two additional crewmembers have been recovered

‘Her light shined’: Charlotte’s Hester Ford, oldest living American, dies at 116 years old

The oldest living person in the country resides right here in Charlotte.

  Southern defeats Grambling 49-7

The Bayou Classic has been a staple in Louisiana for 47 years now.

  Fans speak on Bayou Classic, Port City Fest experience

Fans from across the state gathered on Saturday, April 17, for the 47th annual Bayou Classic game.

SPD investigating shooting that sent one man to hospital

Shreveport police responded to the scene of a shooting on Saturday, April 17, just after 5 p.m.

  Multiple law enforcement agencies provide security at Bayou Classic

Shreveport Police Department, with help from the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police, Bossier City Police Department and other surrounding agencies, will be present at the game and other festivities involved with Port City Fest on Saturday, April 17.

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

At least five people have been transported to the hospital.

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

An information tent about the campaign will be set up from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Louisiana State Fair Grounds near the Ag Center at the Bayou Classic.

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

Volunteers are encouraged to sign up to participate in the cleanup day.

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

The Longview PRCA Rodeo is back in time for its thirtieth anniversary after being canceled last year due to COVID-19.

Community pitches in to help support families of missing mariners

With the majority of the Seacor mariners still missing in the gulf, family members rushed to Port Fourchon, many leaving behind the comforts of home as they wait for any update.

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

Grambling State University and Southern University Army ROTC fought the heavy cold rain, in a 60 mile Bayou Classic 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

A former deputy with the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office has been arrested on felony theft charges, the sheriff’s office announced Friday, April 16.

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

Chief Investigative Reporter Stacey Cameron has confirmed the man involved in the incident, Robby Bailey, was transported to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport following his encounter with police.