What we know about the 21,623 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

The latest on COVID-19 cases across East Texas.

Tropical Storm Beta updates and wet work week

Hope police searching for missing woman

  Boil advisory lifted for part of Shreveport

  Coalition that sued Secretary of State responds to court victory

  SPD investigating shooting near Mall St. Vincent

  Man killed in Claiborne Parish crash

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Wells police, Texas Rangers investigate missing 5-week-old baby

  Bienville fatal shooting suspect in custody

  Suspect identified in Natchitoches homicide

  Arrest made in Shreveport homicide; second suspect considered ‘armed and dangerous’

  Parents speak out on Bossier sex crimes case

SPD investigating homicide in Broadmoor neighborhood

  Shreveport students deliver supplies to south Louisiana

Students from Southfield School and Loyola Prep teamed up to collect and deliver supplies to storm victims in south Louisiana today.

Man killed in DeSoto Parish crash

On Friday, Sept. 12, at approximately 9:45 a.m., a two-vehicle crash claimed the life of one man from Mansfield.

Out of names for the 2020 hurricane season, the Greek alphabet takes over

We're already 2 names into the Greek alphabet...

  Four officers indicted in McGlothen death turn themselves in

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury has returned indictments against four Shreveport police officers in connection with the April 5, 2020 death of Tommie Dale McGlothen Jr.

Voter registration at Shreve Memorial Library branches

1 injured, 1 dead in Harrison County wreck

Walmart raising wages for about 165,000 workers

Sources: Officers in McGlothen case indicted

Fantastic weekend followed by uncertainty next week

TTPD: 19-year-old killed in crash on St. Michael Drive

  Louisiana Recovers blood drive now taking donors

Today you can help save lives.

‘This is not fair:’ Denham Springs football player dies following collapse at practice

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a beloved high schooler who collapsed at football practice on Tuesday.

  The Good Stuff: Saving the 22

This week on The Good Stuff with KSLA News 12's Doug Warner, how a highly decorated Marine is working to save the 22.

The Blood Center in BR, NOLA areas puts out call for blood for Denham football player who collapsed during practice

The Blood Center is putting out a call for blood donations for Remy Hidalgo, 16, a junior football player at Denham Springs High School who collapsed Tuesday, Sept. 15 during practice and was subsequently airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans for treatment.

Water boil advisory issued for part of Shreveport

Crews are working to repair a 16″ water pipeline

Firefighters battling blaze in Allendale neighborhood

Shreveport firefighters are battling a major fire in the Allendale neighborhood on Boisseau Street.

  Bossier Schools transitioning all A/B schedule students to daily in-school learning

Starting Monday, all Bossier Parish high school students on the A/B schedule will move into daily in-school learning.

Picture perfect weekend but more trouble in the tropics

This weekend could not be better! After a cold front sweeps though the ArkLaTex, the temperatures and humidity will be dropping. It will be a nice start to the fall season!

  ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday on felony charges of production of child pornography.

Would-be cannibal sentenced for child exploitation violations

An east Texas man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for child exploitation violations.

Gov. Edwards adjusts Phase 3 order to extend alcohol sales by one hour for eligible parishes

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday, Sept. 17 he altered his Phase 3 order to allow the on-site sale and consumption of alcohol until 11 p.m. at restaurants, casinos, and bars in parishes that are eligible to opt in to reopen bars.

  Website offers college students classes for $1 a year

Masterclass.com announced it would offer college students a yearly subscription of its specialty classes for $1.

Tennis tournament benefiting childhood cancer research hopes to smash fundraising records

For over a decade, the Northwest Louisiana St. Jude Classic, a local tennis tournament, has grown and grown and grown.

  Nursing home reunites families at arms length

One at a time, a steady stream of cars rolled on by the Courtyard of Natchitoches, a nursing home with 99 residents living inside.

Tropical Depression 22 has formed in the gulf

Tropical Depression 22 has developed in the gulf. This storm still has a lot of uncertainty but is expected to strengthen and slowly drift north.

  LWC says overpayment notices sent to nearly 7,600 unemployed residents was a ‘technical issue’

The overpayment notices claiming residents owed thousands of dollars to the LWC was a “technical issue" and officials say they are working to resolve the issue.

  Deadline for La. residents to claim IRS stimulus check is Oct. 15

Thousands of Louisiana residents are leaving money on the table, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  LHSAA releases updated guidance for high schools’ fall sports programs

The revised guidelines also impact high school bands and cheer and dance squads

  DeSoto Parish Schools introducing new guidelines for Phase III

DeSoto Parish Schools has announced they will be transitioning into Phase III guidelines for COVID-19 in the classroom.

Attack sub USS Texas arrives at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

It’s the fourth Navy ship, and first submarine, to be named after the Lone Star State.

Appeals court commutes death sentence of Texas inmate

Texas’ highest criminal court has commuted the death sentence of a Mexican man after agreeing with findings he was ineligible to be executed because of intellectual disability.

Dallas-area officer who shot at dog but killed woman charged

Prosecutors say a Texas police officer who shot and killed a woman last year while firing at a dog has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Texas soldier’s slaying inspires bid to expand military code

A proposal introduced Wednesday comes amid a crescendo of calls for justice and with a congressional investigation underway of Fort Hood in Texas, where a soldier was slain.

Prairieville man arrested on child exploitation charges following joint investigation by LSP and FBI

Troopers with the Louisiana State Police (LSP) say they arrested a Prairieville man Wednesday, Sept. 16 on child exploitation charges following a joint investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opens restaurants, retailers to 75%, visitation allowed in nursing homes

Governor Greg Abbott will provide an update on Texas' continued response to COVID-19 on Thursday, September 17th at 12:00 PM at the State Capitol.

Gov. Abbott announces East Texas businesses can open to 75 percent capacity

Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that most of the state can open to 75 percent capacity on Sept. 21.

Pine Tree ISD considers proposal to give qualified teachers access to firearms on campus

KLTV’s Jamey Boyum talks with Superintendent Steve Clugston about The Guardian Program proposal under consideration.

Metro council to rehear Sterling settlement case after public comment overlooked

The East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council will rehear the civil suit case dealing with the death of Alton Sterling after a public comment email was overlooked.

  Bossier City police make an arrest in fatal overnight shooting

Bossier City Police arrested Tyler Raymond Squyres, 20, on a second-degree murder charge in the fatal shooting of Austin Heim, 35.

Man accused of attacking Kenner hotel manager now wanted for murder

A manager at a Kenner hotel died almost three months after an alleged attack by a Texas man who is now wanted for second-degree murder.

Lawsuit: Private jail company caused Texas woman’s death

The family of a woman who died after being held in an East Texas jail is suing the company that runs the facility, claiming its staff ignored her dire condition as her health deteriorated and she went blind.

WEBXTRA: Gregg County Sheriff’s Office, game warden respond to abandoned freezer near Sabine River

KLTV’s Jamey Boyum talks with Lt. Josh Tubb and Game Warden Todd Long about what was found inside.

Haunted house group size limited to 6 people; reservations encouraged

The start of Halloween season is upon us.

Volunteer Central: Ways to help your East Texas neighbors in need

Here is this week’s list of organizations that could use a hand doing their work to serve East Texans.

Gov. Abbott appoints 11 to task force on infectious disease preparedness and response

The task force provides expert, evidence-based assessments, protocols, and recommendations related to state responses to infectious diseases, and to serve as a reliable and transparent source of information and education for Texas leadership and citizens.

A great weekend plus and watching the Gulf again

Great weather this weekend for the ArkLaTex!

Investigation into 3 deaths at Polk County home reveals son attacked parents

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has released more information into the deaths of three people, stating a son killed his parents and died in the process.

Arkansas man arrested, charged with insurance fraud

A Little Rock man is facing several charges after police say he attempted to report his UTV stolen.

Missing Virginia 17-year-old has been located safely

Virginia State Police say a 17-year-old has been located safely after police issued an Amber Alert.

  Man injured in Bossier City shooting; suspect in custody

Bossier City police have a person in custody they believe is connected to a shooting that happened late last night.

  Shooting on Quillen Boulevard leaves man injured

A shooting in the 6600 block Quillen Boulevard has left one man injured.

  Officials speak out on the fight against crime

Yesterday, officials held a news conference announcing Shreveport would be receiving federal help to stop the violence in the city.

  DWI case postponed 14 times in wake of fatal wreck

After 3.5 years, victim’s friends fear that a suspected drunken driver could walk free

Heat and humidity about to drop for the ArkLaTex

We will finally get a taste of fall weather here in the ArkLaTex by this weekend. Temperatures will be down to the lower and mid 80s with low humidity

Gov: Jackson Co. has highest growth rate in the Northeast region

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Secretary of Health Dr. Jose Romero provided a COVID-19 update Wednesday from Batesville.

Court issues ruling on upcoming elections in La. amid pandemic

The United States District Court Middle District of Louisiana has issued a ruling pertaining to upcoming elections in the state.

  VIDEO: Virginia bus passenger robbed while having heart attack; suspect in custody

Video footage shows a man robbing an unresponsive GRTC bus passenger who was having a heart attack.

  LSU holds news conference on COVID-19, football gameday procedures

LSU Interim President Tom Galligan and other top university officials held a virtual news conference about the number of cases of COVID-19 on campus and how the school is working to mitigate the spread of the virus.

  Bossier Parish high schools switching to in-person learning

Starting Monday, Sept. 21, Bossier Parish high school students will on the A/B hybrid schedule will transition to daily face-to-face learning.

  Louisiana Recovers blood drive takes place Sept. 18

This Friday, Sept. 18, a statewide blood drive will take place for Louisiana Recovers.

Caddo Parish approved for DSNAP benefits

Caddo, LaSalle, and St. Landry parishes are the latest to receive DSNAP approval. These parishes will be added to the Phase 2 schedule which begins Thursday, September 17.

  Prize Fest helping revitalize struggling food industry

Prize Fest's Food Prize will feature six local restaurants in an effort to get diners to visit.

  Ending homelessness: Providence House to celebrate 14 families

Providence House, a nonprofit organization that works tirelessly to break the cycle of poverty, is celebrating the transformation of over a dozen families.

Oklahoma lawmaker planning legislation to classify attacks on police as hate crime

An Oklahoma state senator is planning to file legislation that would make attacks on police, first responders and military members a hate crime.

  Queen City ISD campuses closed through Friday

All Queen City ISD campuses are closed from Wednesday, September 16, through Friday, September 18, due to COVID-19.

Breonna Taylor’s family settles with City of Louisville for $12 million, significant police reform

The family of Breonna Taylor and the City of Louisville have reached a $12 million settlement, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

Sally makes landfall as Category 2

Hurricane Sally makes landfall and a comfortable weekend on the way!

East Texas authorities warn of scam callers impersonating sheriff’s deputies

Citizens are being contacted over the phone by someone claiming to be Captain Mark Bowen. The individuals are told that they are being contacted about citations that are being processed.