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Webster Parish ordinance would set new rules for board appointees

It's been a month of scandal for the Webster Parish fire districts, after three chiefs in two districts were arrested for allegedly misusing taxpayer dollars.

Man allegedly kills his two children, self in early morning shooting

UPDATE: Family members tell KMSS a fund has been set up to help the Swanson family. You can visit the Progressive Bank branches at 8550 Fern Avenue in Shreveport or 2600 Beene Boulevard in Bossier City to make a donation.

UPDATE: Harrison County officials identify body found in wooded area; rule death homicide

Harrison County Investigators along with Marshall PD investigators have identified the body of the deceased person that was discovered on April 30, 2012. The body has been identified as Selonia Fay Rivers, B/F/01/14/1967.

Facebook promotes organ donation

Most of us visit Facebook to post photos or catch up with friends, but the social networking site is unveiling a new feature that it says has the power to save lives.

Barksdale airman arrested for inappropriate communication with juvenile

A Barksdale airman is behind bars for inappropriate communication with someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl.

Officials investigating US Marshal involved shooting in Zachary

ZACHARY, LA -- U.S. Marshals were attempting to serve Gary L. Seale with a warrant for failing to appear in court. Mr. Seale pointed a weapon at the Marshals and was shot as a result of his actions. Mr.

Rental residences harder to find

It's been a roller coaster couple of years for the real estate market. But one industry that's coming out on top? Rental properties. The vacancy rate shrunk to a 10-year low of 5.2 in the last quarter, according to realtors.

Two online predators busted by undercover agents

Two Shreveport men have been arrested on separate occasions over the past few days for contacting teen girls through a social networking site with the intension of having sex.

UPDATE: Semi wreck shuts down Hwy 71; 3 taken to hospitals

Officials tell KMSS the accident was cause by the driver of a semi not obeying a flagman in a construction zone.

One World Trade Center becomes NYC's tallest building Monday

More than a decade after a terrorist attack brought down New York's twin towers, their under-construction replacement became the city's tallest building on Monday.