Keeping You Safe

  Police identify most dangerous places for pedestrians

North Market and Highways 1 and 71 are the most common places for pedestrian accidents in Shreveport, police say

  Family says hackers accessed a Ring camera in their 8-year-old daughter’s room

  Caddo unveils safety features on new school buses

  Large drug shipment found in bin in house’s driveway

SFD offers safety tips as temperatures begin to drop

  Louisiana State Police urge drivers to slow down in work zones

  Smoke detector safety

Continued Coverage

  CPSO offers safety tips for children this Halloween

DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office rolls out new app

  Local group aims to educate first responders when encountering children with autism

  DeSoto Parish Schools purchases more AEDs after football player collapses at game

CDC says Louisiana leading region with flu-like patient visits

  Halloween: Is the holiday dying out in Shreveport?

  East Texas high school senior arrested over threat

The 17-year-old has been charged as an adult

THE INVESTIGATORS: More than 1,800 weapon-related incidents reported in 2018 in La. schools

It’s a scary situation that has become all too common. As weapons show up in schools more frequently across the country, the 9News Investigators have learned 1,833 weapon-related incidents were reported in schools across Louisiana in 2018.

  Shreve Memorial Library hosting domestic violence awareness programs this month

October is the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Shreve Memorial Library is doing their part by hosting programs for the community.

  BPSO academy offers inside look at recruit training

On “Chemical Day,” recruits are exposed to tear gas then sprayed in the face with pepper spray before tackling obstacles

New device helps prevent infant hot car deaths

  Elysian Fields parents say bullying drove their 11-year-old daughter to her death

  CPSO rolls out new uniforms for deputies

  How to protect kids from kidnappers, predators, sex traffickers

  Bossier Parish firefighters host Fire and Life Safety Open Houses Saturday

  SFD looking for ways to protect firefighters, medics

  Police catch alleged purse snatcher

The woman was accosted Thursday in the 5800 block of Line Avenue in Shreveport

Burn bans in the ArkLaTex

Here are bans on outdoor burning in the ArkLaTex. Bookmark this page to keep track of when burn bans are issued and lifted.

  Caddo sheriff lobbies for Ben Raymond to be police chief

He encourages mayor to consider Raymond along with 3 candidates who have been recommended

Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens

The results were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Rise in quality of childcare in East Texas attributed to Texas Rising Star certification

The certification is offered to quality care that exceeds the state’s minimum childcare licensing standards.

Forum to focus on safety of churches, daycare centers

Gathering particularly geared toward congregations, others that lack paid security services

How a concert near summer’s end can lead to change

To many who gathered for the inaugural Labor Day Jamz concert, it has the potential to be far more.

Gov. Edwards announces initiative to improve responses to incidents that threaten school safety

Governor John Bel Edwards joined Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Kevin Reeves at Neville High School in Monroe, Louisiana to announce funding for all K-12 schools in Louisiana to begin using the RAVE Mobile Safety App that will better alert authorities to emergencies on campuses.

Report ranks the safest places to live in the U.S.

Minden is the third safest city in Louisiana, it says

  Caddo school bus drivers describe challenges of job, respond to parents’ complaints about schedules

Several Caddo Parish school bus drivers spoke with KSLA News 12′s Domonique Benn to address some parents' complaints.

KSLA Cafe’: Bullying & Suicide

Bullying and cyberbullying can be difficult, especially when it's happening to you.

  Metro Aviation partners with Acadian Air Med to operate Life Air Rescue

Through this partnership Life Air Rescue will transition to an instrument flight rules program which will enable Life Air Rescue to safely conduct transports in weather.

  Keeping You Safe: Tips for children & parents heading back-to-school

The end of summer tends to means one thing for many kids and parents: School is back in session and it's time to proceed with caution.

New scam ‘hires’ you to be a secret shopper, aims to steal money from you

A new scam tries to convince people they've been hired for a secret shopping job before stealing money from victims.

  Bossier deputy injured in school zone back at work for new year

Back in January, Bossier Deputy Daniel Golden was directing traffic outside of Platt Elementary School when he was hit by a car.

  What every parent should know: Secret Codes, Social Media and Sexting Acronyms

Parents need to know the ins and outs of all the apps, sites and terms that are "hot" right now.

Several children’s products recalled this summer

A.G. Jeff Landry wants to remind parents of summer safety recalls.

How to keep your child safe in sports

KSLA News 12 is keeping you safe with what you need to know to protect young athletes.

  Keeping You Safe: Back to School Immunizations

Keeping You Safe: Back to School Immunizations

  Child immunization schedules & free vaccination dates

According to the CDC, on-time vaccination throughout childhood is essential because it helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases.

  DeSoto Parish Schools rolls out new bus tracking app

The app will allow parents to track their child’s buses in real time. If accidents occur or there’s a delay the estimated time of arrival will change as well.

KSLA increases focus on safety and security stories

The new series, led by Domonique Benn, is aimed at helping you protect yourself and your loved ones from the myriad of dangers facing families today.

Wisconsin woman loses hair, suffers chemical burns after using conditioner

The doctors said the bottle smelled like Nair instead of conditioner.

FBI: Amazon drivers part of major theft ring

Two storefront businesses posing as pawn shops bought the goods from shoplifters, then had the items shipped to Amazon warehouses, where they were stored until sold online.

Three high school football players nearly drown during training, players say coach wouldn’t let lifeguard respond

Three players needed CPR on scene and spent the night in a hospital.

Alleged Capital One hacker barely bothered to hide, discussed the hack with others

People who know the hacker, who was destitute and discussed her depression openly on forums, say she believed the hack would bring her attention, respect and a new job.

ALERT: Kids’ pajamas from H&M recalled

H&M has recalled two styles of children’s pajamas due to the clothing failing to meet federal flammability standards, thus posing a burn risk to kids.

Taco seasoning sold at H-E-B, Walmart recalled due to possible Salmonella

Williams Foods LLC is recalling taco seasoning mix sold at H-E-B and Walmart that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Ex-school official warns about internet pharmacies

"See a doctor. That's important. And that's one of the things that I failed to do."

Find out if your information was impacted in latest Equifax data breach

Louisiana will receive over $3 million of the largest data breach settlement in history.

Bayer recalls 990 vials of drug that treats serious bleeding

Bayer is voluntarily recalling nearly 1,000 vials of a biological drug used to help prevent and control serious bleeding in patients with hemophilia A.

SCAM ALERT: Impostors posing as Expedia reps

According to the Better Business Bureau serving Northwest and Pacific, there have been several reports in the past several days from those who have lost as much as $3,700.

CPSO offers safety course for college bound students

Going off to college is hard enough, and you don’t want to fear for your protection or the safety of your belongings.

Hummus sold at stores nationwide being recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates.

  ‘Please Stop the Killing’ group to hold prayer event

An event scheduled for Monday night aims to bring the community together in prayer.

  SPD Chief Ben Raymond wants more communication with victims’ families

Chief Raymond shares his plan to fight crime in Shreveport in an exclusive interview with KSLA News 12