A conversation is define as a 'talk between two people'. And as Doug Warner discovers in this week's The Good Stuff, a Shreveport police officer shows us how a hug can be an incredible conversation starter.
From the very first case of Coronavirus in Louisiana one month ago, as the number of patients began to rise, so did the number of people rising to the occasion to help others, along with comeback stories, giving us hope during this pandemic.
Ask any police officer. There is no such thing as a routine traffic stop. “I’ve made thousands of traffic stops,” begins Corporal Christian Hicks, who just celebrated 17 years with the Shreveport police department earlier this month.
Throughout the entire month of October, the contributions of workers with disabilities are honored with National Disability Employment Awareness Month. KSLA News 12's Doug Warner has this week's 'The Good Stuff'.
A Shreveport church is excited over their new-found attention after last fall's EMMY winning The Good Stuff broadcast on KSLA, highlighting the unique story behind its recent move into a larger church.
KSLA News 12 is nominated for 12 Emmy awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences - Mid American region. Seven of those nominations are in association with Doug’s ‘The Good Stuff’ reports.
On this week's The Good Stuff, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner returns from Beaumont, Texas with a Texas-sized thank you from a family who received much needed help from many across the ArkLaTex after Hurricane Harvey.
On this week's #TheGoodStuff with Doug Warner, last week’s EF-2 tornado northeast of Benton, Louisiana destroyed many homes. But it didn’t destroy the spirit of three youngsters who live along Butler Hill Road, 4-year-old triplets, Ruel, Finley and Ava.
14-year-old Jamie Willis is an incoming freshman at Benton High School. Just days ago, she found out she made the girls' soccer team. It's just the latest athletic accomplishment for this young teen who has had a pacemaker implanted in her body since she was 5-years-old.
With his high school and college degrees proudly on display inside his family's home, 26-year-old Tevin Persley is anxious to land his first significant job since graduating from Wiley College in 2017.
Shelli, a former local television news anchor and now in public relations at Horseshoe and Harrahs casinos, returns to the stage Friday night inside the Horseshoe Riverdome as a special guest performer.
It takes a lot to pull off the annual Dancing for the Cure, benefiting Susan G. Komen Foundation of Northwest Louisiana.Celebrity dancers, hundreds of supporters to buy tickets to the April 26, 2019 event, and, of course, the dancers.
Just months after a triple bypass, Puffer kayaked from the northern tip of the Mississippi River in Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico. He did so to bring awareness for the need for clean drinking water in many rural areas of Honduras
Vona Weiss posted a twenty paragraph letter on her fundraising page, hoping others will truly understand the fight that still lies ahead for her son, 30 year old Ethan Weiss, a Shreveport native now living in California.
Brently had a dream. A bunch of dreams, really.“I asked him when was he going to put the walker down and walk,” begins Brently Miller’s father, Scott.“He said I’ll walk when I’m 7. And the day he turned 7, he put the walker down,” Scott fondly remembers.
Our jobs at KSLA News 12 are not as difficult or life-altering as doctors, police officers, or fire fighters who traditionally work most holidays. But many of us here do have one thing in common with many of them. We all worked Thanksgiving Day.
Bossier Parish 17-year-old Gavin Roe had a busy 2018. He competed for a national championship with the Bucs fishing team, and helped lead the Bucs football team into the playoffs. But more impressive, is the team he formed in late October to help him mother in her fight against cancer.
Common Ground has been serving meals and providing groceries, clothing and youth and adult ministries for the past 30 years. The program started by Grace Community United Methodist Church of Shreveport now is supported by various churches and organizations from throughout the city.
Every Sunday morning at 10:45, members of First Baptist Church of Benton prepare to listen to Pastor Robert Beadle lead them in worship. But on August 12, Brother Robert's seat was in a church pew right alongside the usual Sunday choir. "It's really a beautiful story that only God can make," begins Steve Evans who leads the church's deaf ministry.
He made it. Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish has completed his nearly 2,500-mile journey from the northern tip of the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. "The sense of accomplishment is starting to wash over me now," says Puffer, who reached the Gulf via the Atchafalaya River near Franklin, La.
Forty-six years in the same business. And nearly all of them working at KSLA News 12 in Shreveport. That is quite the accomplishment for Chief Photographer Semmie Buffin. And an even greater accomplishment, his induction into the NATAS Silver Circle, established to recognize individuals who have devoted at least 25 years to the television industry.