Shreveport PD murder solve rate better than national average

In 2012, Shreveport Police reported 20 murders, the same as 2011. While that number is higher than they would have liked, there is a silver lining.

Senate vote on Elio exemption postponed

The Louisiana Senate was scheduled to vote on House Bill 218, which would allow Elio drivers an exemption from wearing a helmet and needing a motorcycle endorsement.

State tax returns deadline Wednesday

Time is running out if you are planning to file your 2012 Louisiana state tax returns. The Louisiana Department of Revenue is encouraging residents to fill electronically before the May 15th deadline.

Acadian Fine Foods recalls more than 17,000 pounds of pork, chicken stew

A Louisiana company is recalling more than 17,000 pounds of pork and chicken stew due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The FDA has listed this as a high health risk.

BREAKING: Gosnell guilty on 3 counts of first-degree murder

A jury has found Philadelphia abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of three counts of first-degree murder. KMSS will update information as it becomes available.

11-year-old Texas boy dies in school bus accident

An 11-year-old boy was killed this morning in a school bus accident near Dallas. It happened in Springtown in Parker County around 6:30 a.m.

Man wanted for murder now in police custody

A man wanted in connection with the deadly shooting of a Shreveport man last week has been arrested in Memphis, Tennessee.

DPS urges Texans to prepare early for hurricane season

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents about the upcoming hurricane season and urging individuals to start preparing now for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.

Barbara Walters to retire in 2014

Longtime ABC News personality Barbara Walters will retire from TV journalism in 2014, ABC reported late Sunday, closing a chapter on one of the most storied careers in broadcast journalism history.

Disturbance at apartment complex leads to drug, weapon arrests

Bossier City police arrested three people overnight after responding to a disturbance at a local apartment complex that involved the discharged of a single gunshot.