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Residents react to Gibsland mayor recall petition

A small Ark-La-tex town is divided over a recall petition for its top official. Odis Key has served as mayor of Gibsland, Louisiana, for a total of 13 years, according to residents.

Man wanted for copper theft

The Bossier Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man for stealing copper from two Bossier Parish schools and a work site in Haughton.

Woman arrested for striking two children with extension cords

LAFAYETTE, LA — A 30 year old local woman has been arrested and accused of striking two children with extension cords that left visible whelps on the victims’ bodies.

Customs agents seize $3 Million in marijuana at Texas-Mexico border

PHARR — Customs officers made a large drug bust at the Texas-Mexico border yesterday. Agents who were inspecting a shipment of produce at the Pharr International Port of Entry seized nearly 4,700 pounds of marijuana.

UPDATE: Teacher tenure, voucher bill both approved; heads to governor's desk

BATON ROUGE, LA —  The House of Representatives just passed House Bill 976 (Voucher Bill) with vote of 60-42. It will now head to Governor Jindal’s desk for signature.  

Bossier City mayor seeks reelection

Bossier City Mayor Lorenz "Lo" Walker announced today his bid for a second term. Mayor Walker made the announcement at 11 a.m. at the Bossier City Civic Center

Wreck blocks I-20 morning traffic

A two-vehicle wreck blocked westbound I-20 traffic this morning. Bossier City police tell KMSS a driver rolled their truck trying to avoid a merging vehicle.

Meals on Wheels requests emergency funding

The Caddo Council on Aging's Meals on Wheels program delivers meals to over 900 local seniors four days a week. However, rising food and gas prices, coupled with a drop in donations and grants, is causing a serious budget crunch.

Giant Salvinia spreads at rapid pace; costs LA millions

Bay Natchez — A quick trip into Bay Natchez and you'll soon notice the water, gets rough from all the Giant Salvinia. This little plant, is costing the state big bucks -- $8 million a year -- as the plant spreads at a rapid pace.

Airplane experiences turbulence over Shreveport; 12 injured

HOUSTON - At least 12 people were injured Wednesday during turbulence on a flight from Tampa to Houston. United Airlines officials said Flight 1727 experienced the turbulence over Shreveport, La.