Good Things Happen Here

  KSLA News 12 earns national Edward R. Murrow Award

‘Extraordinary work:' LA Dept. of Children & Family services honored

  Second-graders use puppies to teach reading, math

  KSLA News 12 team members earn 5 Emmys

  Non-profit donates vests, helmets to TTPD

  Deal reached with state to keep Fibrebond in Minden

Continued Coverage

  The Good Stuff: Honoring ‘The 6’

WATCH: Florida deputy pulls over speeding driver, helps deliver newborn

Bahamas-bound supplies, donations make it to Miami

  50+ become U.S. citizens during unique bi-state ceremony in Texarkana

Baton Rouge mom hosting party with a cause for twin sons, presents will be donated to homeless shelter

  The Good Stuff: Flooded with hope

  BCFD recruits fight for top spot in class and make history

Victoria Cunningham became Bossier City Fire Department Training Academy's first female valedictorian.

Ring dropped down drain to be reunited with owner 27 years later

A man who stumbled upon a high school class ring is looking to find its rightful owner.

  International organization arrives in NWLA to serve, spread hope

The world got a little bit smaller in Northwest Louisiana Monday, as 100 young adults from around the globe arrive at Centenary College for a week of service and adventures.

  IN STUDIO: Taste Festival to benefit Holy Angels

Shreveport-Bossier artists and chefs are teaming up for a good cause on Thursday to benefit Holy Angels.

Baton Rouge firefighter collecting supplies for Bahamas relief receives overwhelming amount of supplies

  St. Jude tennis tournament honors committee member

Up With People to host civility workshop in Shreveport

13 Bossier, Caddo students are National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

  Furever Friends - Cinnamon & Peanut Butter

  The Good Stuff: Parking Lot Hero

  Eager students gather to learn more about the importance of college

Dozens of middle and high school students from across Northwest Louisiana gathered at Southern University Shreveport to learn more about valuable lesson many likely don’t learn in the classroom — life in college.

  Dak Prescott named Sportsperson of the Year by Walk-On’s Independence Bowl

An ArkLaTex legend, Haughton's Dak Prescott, has been named Walk-On's Independence Bowl Carl Mikovic Sportsperson of the Year.

  IN STUDIO: East Texas Taco Fest to take place in Marshall

If Taco Tuesday is your favorite day - then I’ve got good news for you.

  Furever Friends - Oakley

This week’s Furever Friend is Oakley. He’s a 3 1/2 month old Pit Bull mix that was found in the country. He’s been at Pet Savers for about a month.

  The Good Stuff: 10 years of ArkLaTex ‘good’

This week on The Good Stuff, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner shares a decade of ArkLaTex 'good'.

Author John Grisham joins First Lady Donna Edwards in pushing for breakfast in schools

John Grisham is known for his popular American novels that have turned into movies, but he is also an activist.

  Father and son bond while biking to help area children

Father and son Jon and Luke Karnes get up each morning and bike 12 miles along a trail near North Desoto Elementary School — and now they're riding for a purpose.

Cheerleader with Down Syndrome inspires Biloxi Junior High students

At Biloxi Junior High, one cheerleader is also inspiring her school and community.

  Maranda at Work: Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society

If you want to see the stars in Shreveport — all you have to do is travel to the Ralph A. Worley Observatory.

Residents pack hundreds of goody bags for first responders

One goody bag a time — Shreveport and East Texas residents are showing their appreciation to those who make sacrifices daily to keep us safe.

  KSLA Salutes: Writing the next chapter

After Kristine Goodfellow's best friend and their family moved to another Air Force base in 2001 — she decided it was time to write her first book.

  Furever Friends - Rocky

This week’s Furever Friend is Rocky, a 3-year-old Cocker Spaniel. Rocky’s family moved away and left him behind.

Man mowing lawns across country makes Baton Rouge stop

A man gaining nationwide attention for his good deeds made a stop in Baton Rouge Wednesday.

  Free legal clinic planned at Shreveport library on Sept. 5

Looking for some legal guidance?

  The Good Stuff: Building up hope

On this week's #TheGoodStuff, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner takes us to a Bossier City neighborhood where three young lives continue to be honored through home ownership.

  Sep. 5 last day to purchase tickets to win 1968 Ford Mustang

Online ticket sales close at 1:50 p.m. and the drawing will take place at the Gingerbread House at 1700 Buckner Square at 2 p.m.

A Heart of Gold: Arkansas woman to compete in Tokyo ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics

Part of the profits from calzone sales this evening at Rotolo’s will benefit her journey

  Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” celebrates 25 years in Shreveport

For 25 years, the Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” has run through Shreveport, and more recently, Bossier City. But this year, organizers decided to return to their roots and run the race from Mall St. Vincent.

During Hurricane Dorian, a woman sheltered nearly 100 dogs in her Bahamas home

Chella Phillips sheltered 97 dogs inside her Nassau home during Hurricane Dorian’s slow-moving stay in the islands.

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Annual Wiener Dog Races kick off Sep. 2

This year's profits will benefit K-9 Karma. The non-profit provides and trains service dogs for veterans and those who’ve experienced sexual assault.

Heartwarming marriage proposal caught on camera at first LSU game of 2019 season

Most people in relationships keep a watchful eye out for signs that their partner is ready for marriage. Erin Sampere, a former member of LSU’s Colorguard, missed about 20 signs Saturday, Aug. 31 before eventually realizing she was being proposed to.

  Shreveport funeral home pledges $1,000 each to 10 Caddo public schools

Precious Memories Mortuary has not yet announced which 10 campuses will receive a donation

  Friday’s the last day to drop off uniforms for Uniforms for Kids

Today's the last day you can drop off uniforms for the uniforms drive.

  The Good Stuff: The ‘Dear Doug’ mailbag

Every once in a while on The Good Stuff, we pause to catch up with some of the wonderful people we have met.

  Furever Friends - Macy

Macy is a 3-month-old Calico that was discovered in a garage.

  Panola College’s food pantry ‘feeds the need’ of its students

With all the stress of college, whether students get to eat should not be a concern

  Mustang raffle benefits three charities

Restored car will be raffled off to benefit 3 ArkLaTex charities

Louisiana teen surprises younger brother in silly costumes every day at bus stop

In a hilarious display of sibling love, one big brother is making memories before heading off to college.

  Shreveport woman provides ‘breakfast at the bus stop’

Every Wednesday morning Caressa Williams provides “Breakfast at the Bus Stop" for children who stay at the Cedar Creek Village Apartments.

World’s heaviest grapefruit is in Louisiana; Guinness World Record awarded

The world’s heaviest grapefruit is in Louisiana!

  Milam Street Kitchen Incubator officially opens on Aug. 27

It’s been nearly two years in the making — but the Milam Street Kitchen Incubator and Community Kitchen will finally open its doors to the public.

’Southern Living’: Louisiana coffee shops among the best

While a good cup of Joe is a great start, a good coffee shop is so much more

Little League World Series champions return home

The River Ridge-based team raised the trophy in their first visit to Williamsport, PA

Trump, Scalise, Landrieu praise champion Louisiana Little League team

An invitation to the White House - A “Congrats” from a former New Orleans - A U.S. Rep. sends kudos - The Saints are even in awe.

La. Little League team invited to White House after shutout World Series win

In a tweet sent Sunday evening, President Trump extended an invitation for the Eastbank All-Stars from River Ridge, La. to attend a victory celebration held at the White House. The win Sunday, Aug. 25 marks the first time a team from Louisiana has won the Little League World Series.

Louisiana shuts out Curacao to win Little League World Series Championship

The Eastbank All-Stars claimed the Little League World Series Championship with a shutout win over Curacao Sunday.

Shreve Memorial Library’s free after school feeding program returns

The library system is partnering back up with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana to bring back their after school feeding program for a third year.

  Marshall Fire Department seeking donations to restore historic alarm bell

The Marshall Fire Department is working hard to restore a piece of the city’s history.

  Red Light Rescue: Airline at East Texas, a time-killing intersection in Bossier City, proves to be a lifesaver

One of Bossier City's busiest intersections might be a time killer for some but proves to be a lifesaver for a driver suffering a cardiac arrest.

  WATCH: Colorado police officer breakdances with 7-year-old boy

A police officer’s talent turned into a special moment in downtown Denver this week.

  Sci-Port executive director reflects over her first year with the museum

“I really really had some doubts about whether we could get reopened,” she said. “But we set our sights high and I said we’re going to have at least the first floor open within six months.”

SC father delivers baby in family car on the way to hospital

It was quite an early morning for a Goose Creek father who managed to deliver his baby boy in the family car and get the newborn and his wife to the hospital.

East Texas women’s shelter at capacity during heat, in need of donations

The relentless August heat has had East Texas shelters filled over capacity, and one women's shelter has experienced the same problem.

  Furever Friends - Jack

Jack is a Lab/Boxer mix that’s been with Pet Savers about a week. He’s been fixed and is up-to-date on all his shots.

Duck Dynasty’s Uncle Si surprises drivers with gift cards during traffic stops

Several drivers got quite a surprise Wednesday morning when they were pulled over by West Monroe PD

  The Good Stuff: Journey to the sidelines

On this week's #TheGoodStuff with KSLA News 12's Doug Warner: a returning sophomore finds a way onto the football field even after doctor's told him he'd never play the game.

Man whose dog died in hot car after being stolen honors pooch’s memory with fundraiser at Spanky’s

After his beloved dog was snatched and left to die in a stolen truck, David Mohr continues to honor his “Roleaux” through a foundation created to assist in the fostering and adoption of animals that need great forever homes.

Woman stuns with powerful rendition of Star-Spangled Banner, story of surviving car accident and cancer diagnosis

Dozens of people attending Amite High School’s back to school event held at Southeastern Louisiana University were captivated at a rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner sang by Sharnwanika Cotton.

YWCA of NWLA to host 5th Annual Women Who Care Share Luncheon

This event is a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization to help support programs at the YWCA’s Women’s Resource Center.

  Louisiana Film Prize announces Top 20 finalists

The Louisiana Film Prize has announced this year’s top 20 finalists, who are competing for a $50,000 prize.

Marshall coach inducted into Under Armour Women of Will Hall of Fame

Coach Satterwhite is one of only five women to receive the national honor this year

Citywide cleanup day scheduled in Shreveport

The City of Shreveport along with Shreveport Green has scheduled a citywide cleanup day on Aug. 24.

KSLA videographer catches 2 police officers in the act

No good deed deserves to go unnoticed

KSLA Salutes: NWLA art teacher creates historic mural inside school

The mural depicts the iconic photograph of the moment six United States Marines raised the American Flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945.

LSU Health increases class to meet shortage of physicians in Louisiana

LSU Health Sciences Center is growing - and at an unprecedented rate.

  Update: ‘Second Impressions’ leads to a job offer

"... It’s changed my whole life and my look on life”

  Praise Temple hosts prayer, backpack giveaway

Activities will run from 5-9 p.m. with prayer to be offered from 6-7 p.m.

Cyntoia Brown released after 15 years in prison

A Tennessee woman convicted of murder at just 16 years old was released from prison early Wednesday morning.