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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.

Report: Ark-La-Tex county ranked "unhealthiest"

A national health survey has ranked an East Texas county the unhealthiest in the state. That's according to County Health Rankings, an annual health report.

Four students hospitalized following Bossier Parish bus crash

12:48 p.m. According to the Caddo Sheriff's Office, Janise Driggers has been booked into the Caddo Correctional Center.