Gov. Edwards to address state at 2:30 p.m.

  ‘Do your part:’ Local healthcare systems urge Thanksgiving safety to slow coronavirus spread

Man, woman charged with first-degree murder in Ashdown homicide

  Report: Search on following multiple vehicle burglaries at Greenwood apartments

  South Shreveport Circle K robbed at gunpoint; suspect sought

  “We cannot afford” another rise in cases after Thanksgiving, Shreveport mayor says

Continued Coverage

  The Salvation Army changes Thanksgiving meals because of COVID-19 pandemic

  Agencies need more volunteers to help during holidays amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Cold case: Who killed Tyrone Sumlin?

Brookshire pharmacies to offer free COVID-19 vaccines when available

Active weather expected through this weekend

2 killed in Panola County rollover wreck

Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins to speak at 2 p.m.

Mayor Adrian Perkins has announced a news conference will be held ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

State announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

Health care workers likely to provide direct care for COVID-19 patients and other vulnerable residents are recommended to be the first group to receive the vaccine.

See LSU’s full football schedule; TV schedule updated

LSU will travel to College Station, Texas, on Nov. 28 for a 6 p.m. kickoff on ESPN but the SEC has not yet announced the kickoff times and TV networks for games scheduled on Dec. 5, as those matchups will be made on a six-day selection process.

Interstate 20 west open again following crash near Traffic Street

Traffic is flowing again following a crash on Monday morning near the Red River bridge.

  Despite CDC warning, millions of Americans traveling for Thanksgiving

Coroner names Mooretown shooting victim

  Biden expected to nominate Blinken as secretary of state

  Plane flips in cornfield after running into fog, rain

East Texas company offers free tattoo removal for mission residents

Trump appeals rejection of effort to block Pennsylvania vote

Lufkin couple continues to monitor symptoms as part of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine study

The Moody couple of Lufkin has been participating in the study and have not yet shown any signs of COVID-19.

  Shreve Memorial to forgive library fines if you donate food

The library system’s Food for Thought amnesty drive continues through Dec. 23

Oregon State Police: Shelbyville man drove 18-wheeler wrong way on I-5, hit another big rig

An East Texas man was arrested after he drove an 18-wheeler the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Oregon early Sunday morning and crashed into another big rig, according to the Oregon State Police.

GoFundMe set up after fire destroys home in Robeline

No injuries were reported, but the mobile home was a total loss.

Report: Drew Brees has 11 broken ribs

It was originally believed Brees broke five ribs along with his collapsed lung

SFD fights early morning house fire; no injuries reported

Fire crews arrived on scene to find a single-story home engulfed in flames and heavy smoke.

  Shooting in Mooretown neighborhood leaves one man dead

Shreveport police responded to a shooting in the 5200 block of Ellison Street just after 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 21.

  KSLA News 12 takes home three Emmy Awards

Tonight, KSLA News 12 took home three trophies from the 2020 Mid-America Emmy Awards.

  PDHS withdraws from playoffs due to COVID-19 exposure

According to Bossier Parish Schools, Plain Dealing High School is withdrawing from the playoffs after the team came into contact with COVID-19.

  Shreveport church hands out turkeys, ham ahead of Thanksgiving

“We wanted to come up with another way to bless the community, so we gave out turkey breasts today,” Adam Mingo said.

Southern University mourns death of former Chancellor Roosevelt D. Steptoe

Roosevelt D. Steptoe, former chancellor of Southern University and A&M College, died Nov. 20 at the age of 86.

  LifeShare giving free turkey, ham to donors

LifeShare Blood Center is giving out free turkey and ham vouchers to those who donate blood during this holiday season.

  Praise Temple holds annual turkey giveaway

Praise Temple’s annual turkey give-a-way is Saturday, November 21, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Praise Temple parking lot at 4725 Greenwood Road in Shreveport.

Showers and storms return to the ArkLaTex by next week

More active weather will be returning to the ArkLaTex. Starting on Sunday we will have more rain around, but even more by the middle of next week.

  Shreveport City Council to vote on police and fire pay raise at next meeting

During today’s council meeting, they addressed their excitement in the proposal and expect a unanimous vote come next meeting.

NE Arkansas leads state with hospital beds and ventilators being used by COVID-19 patients

NEA leads in hospital beds being used by COVID-19 patients, and it also leads in ventilators being used by COVID-19 patients

Illinois teen charged in protest slayings posts $2M bail

Kyle Rittenhouse posted a $2 million cash bond in Kenosha on Friday. Prosecutors accuse Rittenhouse of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during an Aug. 25 protest against police racism and brutality in Kenosha.

Gov. Edwin Edwards released from hospital after bout with double pneumonia

Former Governor Edwin Edwards was released from Ochsner Medical Center on Friday, Nov. 20 after doctors successfully treated his weeklong bout with double pneumonia, a family spokesperson said.

  Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US

Pfizer is set to ask U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting a process that could bring first shots as early as next month.

State police investigate deputy involved shooting in Tangipahoa Parish

Louisiana State Police are investigating the shooting of a Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy and another person.

  Ways to navigate Black Friday

Instead of a rush of people flocking brick and mortar stores, shoppers will be firing up their laptop to take advantage of deals online.

LSP: Tanker driver rear-ended trooper on shoulder before explosion

Both drivers suffered moderate injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

  Hormel and Brookshire’s donate $100k in protein to food banks

The donations benefit food banks in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, including the Foodbank of Northwest Louisiana in Shreveport.

Changes come to the ArkLaTex this weekend

Tracking an two weather makers on the way.

  ‘Geaux 4 Kids’ is looking for passionate and loving holiday volunteers

A Northwest Louisiana non-profit is looking for volunteers ahead of the holiday season to assist them in fulfilling their compassionate mission for children in dangerous situations.

Birthday time: Biden turns 78, will be oldest U.S. president

Joe Biden will enter office as the oldest president in the nation’s history, displacing Ronald Reagan, who left the White House in 1989, when he was 77 years and 349 days old.

  St. Jude scientists make breakthrough and discover possible COVID-19 treatment

Scientists at St. Jude may have figured out how COVID-19 kills, and more importantly, how to stop it.

Rain chances set to increase beginning this weekend

This beautiful, dry weather is about to go away. The rain will be on the return starting Sunday and lasting through much of next week. Temperatures will still remain fairly warm.

  ‘Louisiana is in the third surge of this pandemic’: Gov. Edwards gives stern warning to residents one week before Thanksgiving holiday

Gov. John Bel Edwards gave a stern warning to Louisiana residents about the alarming rise of COVID-19 cases in the state and urged them to follow COVID-19 prevention guidelines during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 19.

Endymion to cancel after mayor’s ‘premature’ carnival announcement

One of the largest krewes to roll in New Orleans during the Mardi Gras season said it plans on cancelling its parade until spring when a vaccine might be available to parade goers.

  KSLA Salutes: Honoring our veterans during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has played a massive role in shaping the way we lived this year, and it’s no different for our veterans

Fires destroy 2 mobile homes within 2 days in Natchitoches Parish

They occurred about 15 miles apart, one near Robeline and the other near Natchez

  Fears grow as Louisiana could revert back to Phase II of reopening

It has already been a rollercoaster ride of ups and downs in Louisiana in 2020, amidst the slow reopening of the state’s economy. So the possibility of reverting back to Phase II is a big blow to business owners, some of whom hoped the worst was behind us.

Man accused of trying to set his mother on fire in Livingston Parish

Authorities with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) and Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office (LPSO) say they have arrested a man accused of trying to set his mother on fire.

  Caddo Schools holding news conference ahead of Thanksgiving break

As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue on a concerning trend across Louisiana, leaders from Caddo Parish Schools, as well as local medical experts urge families to remain vigilant during Thanksgiving break.

LSU-Shreveport to resume on-campus tours

Prospective Louisiana State University Shreveport students can now make a trip to campus, again.

Three ways to save and safely see family this Thanksgiving

Spend less money and more time with family safely this Thanksgiving.

  Bossier High opens Christmas store to help students celebrate holidays

The high school is taking donations to give students a free shopping experience for Christmas.

  The Salvation Army in need of volunteers and donations

Dozens of volunteers will be serving the meals on Thursday, November 26, starting at 11:00 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

Tracking Sunday showers for ArkLaTex

We are tracking nice weather until Sunday for the ArkLaTex.

  BCSO: 11-year-old dead following ‘possible accidental shooting’

The incident remains under investigation.

  East Texas non-profit needs help collecting toys for children in need

For over a century, the Empty Stocking Fund has made Christmas wishes come true for countless families in need across East Texas, who otherwise might not have any gifts under the tree.

Virtual ArkLaTex Veteran’s Town Hall planned for Nov. 19

The event will begin at 5 p.m. on Zoom.

Beautiful weather for now but rain is expected next week

This stretch of great weather is about to come to an end, sadly. We will have the clouds increase and the rain return by next week. Temperatures will at least be cooler though

  Caddo Parish Grand Jury returns five indictments

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury has returned five true bills for charges including rape, murder and criminal damage to property.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: I-20 Eastbound to Line Ave. southbound reopened

According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation, the I-20 eastbound ramp to Line Avenue southbound in Shreveport has been reopened.

  New study highlights neighborhood disparities in Louisiana, Caddo Parish

“The main reason is there are shorter life expectancies and lower media incomes,” Kristen Lewis, director of Measure of America, said.

  The big challenge of enforcing COVID-19 restrictions despite strong opposition

Coronavirus cases are spiking in nearly every state across the country, yet only 34 states have mask mandates. That list does include Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. But enforcing statewide orders can be easier said than done.

How to get the best Walmart Black Friday 2020 deals

Walmart’s “Black Friday Deals for Days” sale has been underway for weeks, but the retailer is about to kick it up a notch.

  KSLA holds its annual Holiday Food Drive

As always, thank you for your generosity and for contributing to the fight against hunger

  Man charged following sexual assault allegation involving juvenile

The Shreveport Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit has arrested Monte S. Broadway, 44, on one count of first-degree rape.

  Gradual uptick in COVID-19 cases prompts concern from community leaders ahead of holidays

With Thanksgiving near and the rise in COVID-19 cases, both community leaders and hospital officials are issuing new warnings before a possible surge.

Caddo Coroner names toddler found in swimming pool

The Caddo Coroner’s Office has named the child who died after being found in a swimming pool in west Shreveport.

More great weather for the midweek

We are tracking great weather until the weekend.

  Shreveport firefighters extinguish blaze at duplex

Investigators with the Shreveport Fire Department are working to determine the cause of an early morning fire on Nov. 18.

Heart of Louisiana: Alexandria’s Lee St. riot

At a time when close to a half million troopers were training for World War II, a Louisiana town was ground zero for a riot, or massacre, that highlights the racial tensions of the 1940s.

  COVID-19 cases surge but hospitalizations fail to keep pace with the increase, Ochsner LSU Health doctor says

"People are aware, so they go get tested early; and we’re able to intervene before they get sick."

Dispute over animal erupts in gunfire

1 man lands in a hospital; the other winds up in a jail