Arias trial jury foreman calls decision 'gut-wrenching'

A day after a jury deadlocked on whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death for the murder of her ex-boyfriend, the jury foreman described the decision process as tense and emotional.

New testing for students requires technology

Louisiana students have been doing well on their statewide LEAP testing. That said, when it comes to nationwide tests, Louisiana students are still ranked near the bottom.

Mugbug Madness kicks off with eating contest

The 30th annual Mudbug Madness festival kicked off Thursday morning at Shreveport's Festival Plaza with a celebrity eating contest featuring KMSS' own Annie Andersen.

Hurricane preparedness tax free weekend

Forecasters with Weather Services International released their first predictions for the 2013 hurricane season estimating 16 named storms, nine hurricanes, and five category 3 or higher intense hurricanes.

Police release surveillance in convenience store robbery

Shreveport Police have released video surveillance of two suspects accused of committing an armed at a local convenience store in west Shreveport Wednesday morning.

Helping Oklahoma

Two Caddo Parish sheriff’s deputies are back home after providing law enforcement relief in tornado-stricken Moore, OK.

TX police officer arrested for animal cruelty after shooting cat with arrow

Veterinarians from South Texas Veterinary Specialists are treating a cat here after he was allegedly shot with an arrow by an off-duty Boerne police officer Tuesday evening.

Shreveport Police K-9 laid to rest

Dozens of supporters from law enforcement agencies throughout the region gathered this morning at the Shreveport Regional Police and Fire Training Academy to bid a final farewell to one of their own.

Doctors used 3-D printer to save baby's life

Doctors in Michigan used a 3-D printer to help save a baby's life. Little Kaiba (kai'-buh) Gionfriddo of Ohio has a rare condition that made it hard to breathe.

Senator Cornyn challenge's President Obama's Gitmo vision

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement today responding to the President’s call to ease restrictions on prisoner transfers from Guantanamo Bay: