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  One dead after wreck involving bicycle; victim named

According to officials, one person is dead after a vehicle crashed into a bike.

  Caddo official backs off push to urge Louisiana to raise its minimum wage

  LSU Health awaits COVID-19 vaccine to resume vaccinations

  1 person hurt in 2-vehicle wreck downtown

  La. man and cousin arrested following Capitol riot

  Shreveport artists from entertainment industry share their experiences through the pandemic

Man dies when pickup, log truck collide head-on

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AEP-SWEPCO working to restore service to 6,008 customers who remain without electricity

  About 34,400 AEP-SWEPCO customers still without power

  Balloon’s journey from Kansas to Louisiana sparks quest to fulfill young girl’s Christmas wishes and more

  Local business owners have big expectations for upcoming crawfish season

LWC actively distributing $300 federal pandemic unemployment compensation

Homicide victim identified as Caddo Parish man

NWLA man dies, another suffers hypothermia on ETX lake

Game wardens used their body heat to save one who was suffering from hypothermia, authorities say

  Heavy gunfire jars Shreveport neighborhood on New Year’s Eve

“Listen to all this ... chaos going on. Y’all think 2021 going to be better than 2020?” viewer says in video

  Churches adjust how they’ll ring in new year during a pandemic

“Before COVID, many churches had watch night services, New Year's Eve services, communion services, candlelight services”

  KSLA Salutes: BAFB’s Operation Bright Holiday

Many of us love to watch military homecoming videos, especially those surprising family members around the holidays. A unique program at Barksdale Air Force Base makes that possible for Airmen stationed there.

INTERACTIVE MAPS: Latest on COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas

  Pulling plug on 2020 Independence Bowl will cost Shreveport-Bossier City area millions of dollars

Wreck sends at least 5 people to various hospitals

ArkLaTex town to shut off the water tonight

  COVID-19 outbreak idles agency that aids homeless

Water, sewer rate increases for Bossier Parish residents over next three years

Falling drywall injures firefighter battling blaze

“Firefighters ... were forced to move to a defensive fire attack due to the ceiling falling and porch collapsing”

  A Lyft leads to a car for a Shreveporter

Don't miss our talk with the Lyft driver and gas station clerk who embody the Christmas spirit Wednesday on KSLA News 12 This Morning

28-year-old man dies after truck strikes tree in Harrison County

A 28-year-old man died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred on Elysian Fields Avenue in Marshall early Sunday morning.

2 teens go missing; police seek help finding them

Both were reported as runaways Dec. 7; disappearances are unrelated

  People turn to religious leaders for vaccine advice

“I know in the Shreveport-Bossier area, if [Bishop Brandon] decided to get the vaccine, you would probably have a big sigh of relief from the spiritual community”

  Community leaders hand out food in Martin Luther King neighborhood

“A lot of times with the holidays, people get depressed, because they can’t do what they really want to do. Now that we’re in this pandemic, it’s even worse.”

Water main break on Fern Avenue; drivers encouraged to take alternate route

A water main has broken on Fern Avenue and Ockley Street.

SFD responds to reports of smoke at A.C. Steere Elementary

An air conditioning unit at a Shreveport school malfunctioned on Tuesday morning caused quite a scene for passers-by.

KSLA Salutes: Reunion held for Vietnam veterans involved in Operation Linebacker II

A special group of Vietnam veterans gathered for a reunion this past weekend at Barksdale Air Force Base.

  Immunizations take center stage for back-to-school health concerns

The CDC has deemed this August as National Immunization Awareness Month, as another school year gets underway.

  GRAPHIC: 2-year-old allegedly attacks 9-month-old at daycare

A woman says her infant son had been bitten more than 30 times and had numerous scratches on his body.

  "The Standard" expected to be ready for residents by November

We're getting an inside look at "The Standard," high-rise luxury apartments being built in the former Commercial National Bank building in downtown Shreveport.

  Texas native takes command of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

"I couldn't be happier with such a historic unit to be taking over. It's steeped in history and heritage starting in World War II."

  Fire destroys Outlaw Bar-B-Q, puts 14 people out of work

After decades of serving up delicious comfort food to people from throughout the ArkLaTex, the owners of Outlaw Bar-B-Q in Vivian are picking up the pieces.

  Fire burns Dilg League house

Fire broke out Monday night at a Shreveport residence.

Marshall, TX, to hold City Hall in the Park back-to-school bash

Marshall, Texas, will hold its City Hall in the Park back-to-School bash from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lions Park. There will be school supplies, free hot dogs, bottled water, chips, cookies and more.

  6 hurt when school bus, truck collide

Six people on a Hope, Ark., school bus were hurt when it and a truck collided at US 67 at Hempstead County Road 189, authorities say.

Man suspected of domestic abuse, false imprisonment

A Shreveport man is wanted on charges of domestic abuse battery and false imprisonment. Investigators think he might be in Georgia.

  Mother of suspected gunman turns him over to police

Shreveport police say one man is in custody after shooting his live-in girlfriend twice in the leg during an argument early Monday morning. Hours later, the suspect's mother turned him in to police custody

FIRST ALERT: Storms possible for back-to-school pickup

Severe weather could be in store for some people in southern Arkansas, but most of the ArkLaTex will deal with isolated thunderstorms Monday afternoon.

Nominate your family to be featured on Waking Up My Day

More than 370,000 people live in southwest Oklahoma, northeast Texas, southwest Arkansas and northwest Louisiana. Every single one of them has a story to tell.

ArkLaTex college working to make campus more inclusive

Northwestern State University began a new semester Monday. As students work to complete their degree programs, school administrators are working to add diversity and inclusivity to their school's curriculum. "We need to really foster this atmosphere of inclusivity," Brittany Blackwell, professor of psychology at NSU.

  Weather or Not: What is the Jet Stream?

In this week's Weather or Not, Meteorologist Kalie Pluchel breaks what the jet stream is and how it impacts our weather every day.

FIRST ALERT: Isolated strong storms possible Monday afternoon

Our best chance of rain this week will come Monday afternoon.

7 of 8 Shreveport mayoral hopefuls field questions at forum about LGBTQ equality

There was standing room only at forum Sunday during which seven of Shreveport's eight mayoral hopefuls were questioned about their thoughts on LGBTQ equality.

Suspect in K-9 Deputy Boco's death charged with cruelty to animals

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a sheriff's K-9 officer.

Woman shot in leg, SPD investigating

A woman is recovering on Saturday night after being shot in the right leg

  Passengers, crew uninjured in Harrison County Amtrak crash

Officials are on the scene after an Amtrak train went up in flames on Saturday afternoon.

  Friends, family hold vigil for LaToya Grissom

From the steps of the Bi-State Justice Center Building in Texarkana, a small group of people gathered to encourage police to continue searching for Latoya Grissom.

Allen Brown to run uncontested for Texarkana Arkansas mayor

If you don't see any signs for Allen Brown campaigning for Texarkana Arkansas mayor — there's a reason. He doesn't need to.

Lincoln Parish K-9 officer killed while on job

A member of the Lincoln Parish Sherriff's Department died while attempting to apprehend a man on Friday night.

  CPSO deputy leads missing mare, foal back home

A mare and her foal are safe after a Caddo Parish Sheriff's Deputy home on Friday morning.

  Lake Bistineau undergoing $1 million facelift

After a decade without enhancements, Lake Bistineau will soon be undergoing a $1 million facelift.

Shreveport Stadium Takeover: Free Fitness Fun with Friends and Family

Looking for some weekend fun while getting fit? Camp Gladiator, a fitness organization, is in the ArkLaTex to show you the way!

  Portion of I-49 south reopened in DeSoto Parish

Interstate 49 south is closed on Thursday morning following a crash.

  Investigators track missing LA man's cellphone, truck to MS

Bossier Parish sheriff's investigators have pinged a missing man's cellphone. And his family members say they have used an app to track his truck.

3 horses abandoned

Caddo Parish is looking for the owners of three horses that were abandoned this week. Among them is a mare that was hurt in a wreck.

Man and teen arrested for robbery

Police arrests a man and a teenager for robbery in Texarkana.

Traffic stop nets arrests, meth, other drugs, cash, fake $50 bill

The law officer had a hunch something was amiss.  Both men in the pickup were visibly nervous and reaching for stuff in the truck when he spied them at the intersection.

  New two-way street conversion in Texarkana, TX complete

Traffic should be a lot easier to get through and more spread out now for residents in Texarkana, Texas.

  Bossier woman and 5 others, including her son-in-law, die in head-on collision in Canada

A Bossier Parish family on vacation in Canada was involved in a head-on crash that killed 6 people, including a Benton woman and her son-in-law from Texas.

  Authorities identify man fatally shot at skate park

The Caddo Parish Coroner's office has identified the man shot and killed during an altercation at a Shreveport skate park.

FIRST ALERT: Scattered showers and storms through the weekend

If you haven't seen any rain yet, don't worry!

Grambling State University closed due to power outage

Campus officials have closed Grambling State University on Thursday due to a power outage. Crews and essential personnel continue to work to assess and restore full service.

CPSO: 1-month-old baby injured, sent to hospital

Caddo Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating after a 1-month-old baby was hurt.

East Texas parent arrested after bringing gun to middle school

A Longview woman was behind bars after a gun was found on her person on a middle school campus.

Maud water tower shut off due to major leak

The City of Maud is without water on Thursday morning after a major water leak prompted the city to shut the water tower off.

Ron: Expect cloudy skies, rain in some areas on Thursday

For some of the ArkLaTex, it's been a wet and rainy morning. We started the day with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies, light south winds and lows in the low to mid-70s.

  Suspect tries to drive head on into police chief's Tahoe - twice

It happened during a chase that began as the law officer was responding to a hit-and-run accident.

  Shooting in Shreveport wounds man; police question woman

Police are investigating a shooting that left a man seriously injured in Shreveport.

  Suspect shot by police dies

The driver whom Shreveport police shot Tuesday has died.

  Louisiana pecan growers expect a better crop than last year's

Pecans, no matter how you pronounce the nuts' name, can be good or bad. Here's how to tell the difference and what factors play a role in pecans' quality.

East Texan arrested on charge of sexually assaulting a child

A Marshall, Texas, man faces a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

  2 Natchitoches men identified as victims of double homicide

Authorities want to hear from anyone with any information about the double homicide or any suspicious activity in that area around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday.

  Man found guilty of murder in parking lot shooting to get new trial

A Texarkana man will get a second chance in court after he was found guilty of murder in a 2015 shooting.

New Executive Director named for Sci-Port Discovery Center

Red River STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Inc., has hired an Executive Director for Shreveport's children's science center that will occupy the Sci-Port Discovery Center.

  NPSO: 2 found dead from multiple gunshot wounds; suspects sought

The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident where two people were fatally shot on Wednesday morning.

Agents raid apartment in Logansport, arrest 2 people

Two people face drug charges as a result of a 10-month investigation in DeSoto Parish.