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Manhunt Monday - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

The Wichita Falls Police Department is looking for this week's Manhunt Monday suspect. Police are looking for Syran Wayne Ross. The 18-year-old is wanted for Burglary of a Habitation. Ross is six feet two inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. If you know where he is you are being asked to call Crime S

KSLA - 2017-09-18 18:24:38

6 escape, 1 arrested after Shreveport house fire

A family of six was able to escape a burning house Tuesday morning, but one of them was arrested when firefighters say he tried to go back into the house. The fire happened just before 9 a.m. in the 400 block of Chickasaw Trail. When firefighters arrived they found flames and heavy smoke coming fro

KSLA - 2017-09-19 14:57:58

Community garden harvest brings neighbors to the table in Shreveport

A community garden in Shreveport's Stoner Hill is bringing residents to the table for healthy meals and fellowship. It's part of We Grow Together, a program put on by the Red River Coalition of Community Gardeners. The coalition works to make community gardens the focal points of neighborhoods. We G

KTBS - 2017-09-18 21:37:00

New company announces 500 at home Shreveport jobs

Shreveport, La. - On Wednesday, September 20, Alorica, the largest provider of customer service solutions to the U.S. market, and third largest globally will announce the creation of 500 part-time, work-at-home jobs in Shreveport. The announcement will be taking place at Regions Tower, 333 Texas St

KTAL - 2017-09-19 19:55:03

Hundreds of part-time, work-from-home jobs coming to Shreveport

(SHREVEPORT, LA) - There's good news for the local economy. A California-based company is bringing new jobs to Shreveport. Alorica, which the largest provider of customer service jobs, will announce 500 part-time work-at-home jobs. The official announcement is set for Wednesday and a meet and greet

KTBS - 2017-09-19 16:33:00

NOPD attrition rate slows - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

The NOPD expects to add another 150 recruits next year to offset the officers expected to leave the force. (Source: FOX 8 graphic) NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison credits proposed officer pay raises for a reduction in the number of officers leaving the force. So far this year, 61 officers have

KSLA - 2017-09-19 00:22:06

Are you a fall risk? - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Last year, more than 2.8 million Americans over the age of 64 suffered a fall that was bad enough they needed medical attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control, that's one in every four seniors. That's why September has been named Fall Prevention Month. Bill Threadgill, a Physical Ther

KSLA - 2017-09-19 03:34:21

Fort Hood celebrates 75 years - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Fort Hood is the only post in the United States that's capable of stationing and training two armored divisions, but a lot has changed since it first opened. Back in 1942, more than 100,000 acres of Central Texas land was transformed into Camp Hood. It was named in honor of John Bell Hood, a Confede

KSLA - 2017-09-19 01:37:50

3 people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigil

ATLANTA (AP) - Three people face charges of inciting a riot and battery of an officer after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday. Police shot and killed Scout Schultz, 21, Saturday night after

KTBS - 2017-09-19 15:58:00

Bossier police officer, sheriff's deputy arrested, on leave

A Bossier City police officer and a Bossier sheriff's deputy are on administrative leave from their respective agencies following their arrests Friday night. The police officer, 44-year-old Michael Hardesty, and the deputy, 44-year-old Audrey Seeger, each are charged with disturbing the peace. The c

KTBS - 2017-09-18 22:19:00

Dash cam footage shows a police car running over a woman

(GRANTS, N.M.) - Shocking dash cam footage has emerged of a police cruiser rolling over a female suspect after a high-speed car chase in Albuquerque when a cop forgot to brake. A 20 minute car chase happened in June of last year. The video shows the driver, Majestic Howard, going over a median to tr

KTBS - 2017-09-18 13:31:00

3 squirrels apprehended following 6 attacks on humans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Following reports of up to six attacks on humans, three squirrels have been apprehended in New Orleans. WWL-TV reports New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control put out traps near St. Pius X Catholic Church last Wednesday after multiple people reported being attacked by agg

KTBS - 2017-09-18 10:08:00

Louisiana authorities say white man accused of killing 2 black men has been linked to 3rd shooting in which no one died

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana authorities say white man accused of killing 2 black men has been linked to 3rd shooting in which no one died. Interim Police Chief Jonny Dunnam said Tuesday that Kenneth James Gleason is accused of killing the two men. He didn't immediately say what he thought the

KTBS - 2017-09-19 15:56:00

Judge orders Pernici to pay city's attorney's fees in defamation suit

A Caddo District Court judge has ordered Shreveport businessman Scott Pernici to pay attorney's fees to the city to defend an unsuccessful defamation suit he brought against Mayor Ollie Tyler following her comments about his dealings with the city. Tyler's comments about Pernici were made last year

KTBS - 2017-09-19 20:23:00

Little River County officials purchase two buildings to expand office space and storage

Little River County employees have operated out of the courthouse for more than a century, but county officials say the recent purchase of two nearby buildings should help them expand and improve operations. Officials say the purchase of the First Guaranty Insurance Building and storage facility wil

KTBS - 2017-09-19 19:22:00

Jacksonville Navy hospital apologizes for staff's 'inappropriate' photos of newborns

(JACKSONVILLE, FL) - A picture of a staff member inappropriately handling a newborn at Naval Hospital Jacksonville has gone viral, and the hospital says the staff involved in the incident will face legal action. Action News Jax received exclusive video of what appears to be a nurse inappropriately h

KTBS - 2017-09-19 18:36:00

Property taxes going down in Webster Parish

Tax Assessor Morris Guin (center, brown jacket) on Tuesday morning announces another property tax reduction before a crowd of Webster Parish elected officials, business owners and well-wishers. For the third time since 2013 property taxes are going down in Webster Parish. Tax Assessor Morris Guin a

KTBS - 2017-09-19 18:20:00

Blood drive being held Tuesday in honor of Juan Zuniga

(SHREVEPORT, LA) - They'll be lining up to give the gift of life Tuesday at El Compadre Mexican Restaurant in Shreveport in support of a young man many are calling a hero. It's been more than six weeks since two gunmen staged an armed robbery at El Compadre and left Juan Zuniga with two gunshot woun

KTBS - 2017-09-19 14:43:00

LSU President Alexander on strategic plan for university

(SHREVEPORT, LA) - LSUS just celebrated it's 50th anniversary on Monday and already the school is looking ahead to its next 50 years. During his visit to northwest Louisiana, LSU President F. King Alexander joined us on KTBS 3 First News on Tuesday to talk about his strategic plan for the university

KTBS - 2017-09-19 13:26:00

First Cup with First News: Orangetheory Fitness

(SHREVEPORT, LA) - Thanks to Orangetheory Fitness for hosting First Cup with First News this morning. Orangetheory Fitness offers a one hour total body workout that focuses on strength, endurance and power. They are located at 1370 E. 70th St. in Shreveport and you can reach them at (318) 716-7776.

KTBS - 2017-09-19 11:33:00