Louisiana woman gets unsolicited package from China

This goes beyond the seeds that U.S. residents have been receiving randomly from the People's Republic

  Man shot dead by BCPD officers; LSP investigating

North Louisiana man dies when SUV crashes into tree then catches fire with him trapped inside vehicle

What we know about the 15,890 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

NOPD: One child dead after Seventh Ward shooting

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

Man fatally shot as party-goers leave large get-together

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  Three vehicle accident; motorcyclist injured

Man shot while pumping gas

3 Texas Parks and Wildlife staffers killed, pilot injured in helicopter crash

Police: Man charged in Mississippi trooper’s death faces another murder charge in Gulfport

1 killed, several injured after gunmen open fire into large crowd in Tangipahoa Parish

NOPD: Man shot while taking trash out in New Orleans East

  Man arrested and charged with armed robbery

Shreveport police arrested a man accused of robbing a couple just before 6:30 a.m. on Friday, August 7.

  “Back the Blue” demonstrators want more understanding for law enforcement officers

“Over the last couple months, we’ve seen a lot of people show their different perspectives on what’s important to them,” police chief Ben Raymond said. “This is a group that came together, and it was important enough to them to show their thanks and appreciation for law enforcement.”

VIDEO: Remains of Quinnyon Wimberly removed from Hard Rock collapse site nearly 10 months later; family speaks

The family of Quinnyon Wimberly became overwhelmed with emotion as crews recovered his remains Saturday morning

VIDEO: Efforts now turn to recovery of Jose Ponce Arreola at collapsed hotel site

NOFD Chief Tim McConnell said recovering Arreola will be much more difficult and could not provide a timeline

  Man injured in morning shooting

One female injured in early morning shooting

  Dr. Ghali opens up about positive COVID test

  COVID-19 cases surge days before schools open in Elysian Fields and Harleton, TX

High heat this weekend with dry conditions

  Diocese of Shreveport kicks-off school year on Monday

Former LSU RB Derrius Guice released from Washington following arrest on domestic violence charges

Former LSU running back Derrius Guice has been released from the Washington Football Team after his arrest on domestic violence charges, the team reported Friday, August, 7.

GOV: “NEA now the area of concern,” for increased COVID-19 cases; Teachers get COVID sick leave

Hutchinson assures Jonesboro School Supt. Kim Wilbanks regarding her comments that the decisions being made are not economic driven, but children driven focus.

Vanderbilt and Missouri added to LSU’s 2020 football schedule

LSU kicks off their 2020 season on Sept. 26

  Former Bossier corrections officer arrested for sexual contact with juveniles

According to Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington, a former corrections officer at the Bossier Parish Correctional Facilities has been arrested for sexual contact with juveniles.

CPSO, SPD task force arrests 10 in warrant roundup; narcotics seized

Ten people were arrested following a four-day operation executed by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force.

Back-to-school start dates in the ArkLaTex

It's almost time for students to get back to class.

Scattered showers as heat moves in

Parts of the ArkLaTex will need to deal with more showers and storms Friday.

  LSU-Health Shreveport chancellor tests positive for COVID-19

A prominent name in the Shreveport-Bossier medical community is recovering after testing positive for COVID-19.

  Sabine Parish official releases name of victim in fatal fire

Crews are working to learn more about a fatal fire that took place Thursday night.

  Woman grazed in head by bullet; suspect sought

A woman is recovering at a Shreveport hospital after nearly being shot in the head.

Operation nets 14 on drug- and/or gun-related charges

Agents searched 10 residences and seized $34,500 in cash, a dozen guns and an estimated $92,000 worth of drugs

  Calling all subs

ArkLaTex school district are spending their last few days before the start of school shoring up their substitute teacher's list.

Rain possible Friday; hot & dry this weekend

Some rain will be around again on Friday, but not everyone will see rain. This weekend will be dry with hot temperatures in the mid 90s

  KSLA Salutes: Air Force veteran continues to serve as BPSO Corporal

Corporal Ryan Buttenob spent 6 years serving our country in the Air Force and he continues to serve his community with the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office.

  Pets at risk for COVID-19

Here's something we didn't want or need to worry about right now: Our pets can get the novel coronavirus from us. But it's still less than clear if they can give it to us.

Wreck in New Orleans area kills North Louisiana woman

Preliminary investigation shows she was in the rear seat of a car struck from behind by a speeding pickup, LSP says

Country star Kane Brown appears in selfie with employee at Virginia travel center

Angie Graves was working at the Subway at White’s Travel Center along Interstate 81/64 on Thursday morning when she spied country music star Kane Brown.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission allowing limited visitation at nursing facilities

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) today announced limited visitation rules for nursing facilities and long-term care facilities. HHSC is also issuing enhanced emergency rules requiring additional actions by nursing facilities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

More sexual abuse charges added against former teacher

Bossier Sheriff, Julian Whittington, says more sexual abuse charges have been added against the former Bossier Parish elementary school teacher, Aubrey “Perry” Norcross, 47.

Man disappears; police seek help finding him

The 47-year-old last was seen in the 400 block of Pete Harris Drive in Shreveport, authorities say

Missing Carthage man believed dead after truck found in Brazoria County

Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake says the truck belonging to a missing man has been found in Brazoria County and Joe Roy McMillan is believed to be dead.

69 new cases of COVID-19 in Craighead County

Dr. Jose Romero, Secretary of Health, and Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, State Epidemiologist, updated the public Thursday on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.

Gov. Edwards to hold COVID-19 briefing on Aug. 6

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is holding a coronavirus briefing at 2:30 p.m. today.

Salvation Army Stuff the Bus event

The Salvation Army has teamed up with Walmart for a “Stuff the Bus” event to collect school supplies for students in need.

First Alert! Extremely active hurricane season forecast by NOAA

The number of named storms and hurricanes has been increased from the forecast in May

Scattered showers as temperatures start rising

Some of you will need the umbrella again Thursday.

  Woman charged in 17-month-old’s death

According to doctors, there were no visible injuries to the girl, but she was suffering from major head trauma.

19-year-old dies in Panola County crash

The Texas Department of Health and Safety is working to learn more about a crash that left a young man dead on Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Teens forced to ground, handcuffed by LAPD after stolen car mix up

”In this case it ended up just being a mistake.”

  Questions surface about hybrid learning model for back to school

A disease expert is sounding the alarm about the potential risks of hybrid Learning, the name given for a combination of in-person and online instruction for students.

Authorities search for missing Louisiana man

Detectives, search-and-rescue teams and K-9s combed through a brushy area along a pipeline in Caddo Parish

  The Good Stuff: No good deed goes unnoticed

On this week's The Good Stuff, we learn that sometimes the best people to watch and learn from are the very people facing the greatest challenges.

Showers stick around for the week then dry this weekend

Showers will still be possible through the rest of the week. It will not be too much rain at times, but there will be some heavy downpours. However, this weekend should be dry

Man’s skull fractured, hand broken in brutal attack

2 out-of-town contractors suspected of hitting him at least 7 times with a tire iron and punching him

Start of Louisiana’s high school football season delayed until Oct. 8-10

The LHSAA is planning for an eight-game regular season

Gretna man arrives home to fanfare after 2,500 mile canoe trip down Mississippi River

Gretna resident Joey Cargol paddled 2,552 miles down the Mississippi River

  State health leaders say contact tracing is not working for Louisiana

Dr. Alexander Billioux, assistant secretary for the Louisiana Office of Public Health, said the state has enough contact tracers, but now it’s facing another issue: participation.

Coroner identifies woman who died in house fire

The blaze began in the bedroom where her body was found, authorities say

Some bars agree to pay fine to reinstate licenses; constitutionality of virus restrictions to be argued in hearing

Two bar owners have agreed to pay a $250 fine to have their liquor licenses reinstated after being suspended for refusing to follow Governor John Bel Edwards’ coronavirus rules.

Police seek help finding runaway

“At this point, we are worried about her well-being”

  SUSLA offering free tuition, laptops to eligible students

Southern University at Shreveport is working to make college more accessible this fall semester by offering free tuition and laptops to eligible students hit hard by the pandemic.

COVID-19 deaths over 500 in Ark. since March; State ‘expects’ school districts offer onsite learning 5-days a week

Sec. of Education Johnny Key "it’s expected that all school districts offer onsite learning opportunities each day of the 5-day school week.”

GOHSEP providing 1 million masks to schools, day care centers in La.

Officials with the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) say the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (GOHSEP) is providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to school systems, including non-public schools and early childhood centers.

  DeSoto Parish Schools welcome back students

After months of planning, cleaning and logistical hurdles, DeSoto Parish Schools welcomed back its students for the first time Wednesday, after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered schools months ago.

Gov. Abbott to hold roundtable with medical experts on upcoming flu season

The Governor will be joined by state legislators, medical experts, and state agency leaders.

Denham Springs man sentenced for downloading hundreds of child porn images

A Denham Springs man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for downloading hundreds of images of child pornography.

COVID-19 antibody screening could lead to life-saving plasma donations

Treatment with convalescent plasma is reserved for COVID-19 patients who are critically ill.

Texas Tech refunding online access, student athletic access fees for fall semester

Texas Tech sent out a letter on Wednesday, saying they would be refunding the online distance education fee and the student athletic access fees for the fall semester, as they restructure classes in response to COVID-19.

Your questions answered: What happens if a student or staff member gets COVID-19?

The school's nursing supervisor will maintain a log of positive COVID-19 cases in students and employees.

Carnival Cruises to continue pause in operations until Oct. 31

Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 numbers across the country the company has made the decision to remain shutdown and cancel all upcoming cruises.

  COVID-19 vaccine developer eyeing doses for less than $40

One of the U.S. companies working on a COVID-19 vaccine has released an anticipated price range for doses.

Hyperactive hurricane season to continue; 24 named storms possible

A hyperactive hurricane season is ongoing in the Atlantic Basin in 2020 and the new update out of Colorado State University is for that trend to continue through the peak of the season.

  Coroner releases names of victims in Morningside Drive shooting

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the names of the victims in yesterday’s shooting on Morningside Drive.

La. Dept. of Education; governor’s office supplying one million masks and PPE as schools reopen

The state is assisting school systems, non-public schools and early childhood centers facing hardships or a shortfall of PPE

Scattered showers as kids begin to start school

As cooler air retreats, we track scattered showers and storms.

  High school football practice underway in East Texas amid pandemic

A popular East Texas high school football coach who narrowly escaped with his life against COVID-19 is navigating his young players through the first week of practice

  Highland home destroyed in early morning fire, another damaged

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

  Candidate for 2nd Circuit judgeship accused of illegally accessing, sharing details of a case before the court

The documents involved a judgment of more than $460,000 against a close friend of hers, authorities say