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 2021-02-25 04:48 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

One man injured in shooting on Amherst Street, SPD investigating...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — More than 15 police units are on the scene of a shooting in Shreveport's Sunset Acres neighborhood where a man was injured by gunfire Wednesday night. The shooting happened in the 2900 block of Amherst Street just b...

 2021-02-25 04:37 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

LSU bats batter ULL late, 11-2...

LAFAYETTE, La. — No. 11 LSU scores seven runs in the final four innings to roll past UL-Lafayette on the road and beat them 11-2. The Tigers improve to 3-1 on the year, while the Cajuns will fall to 3-2 with the loss. LSU will be back at home to tak...

 2021-02-25 04:31 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Twins from Texas High receive national recognition...

TEXARKANA, Texas. (KMSS) Texas High School in Texarkana is proud to announce two of their students are finalists for the National Merit Scholarship. Seniors and twin sisters, Jenna and Kate Woodard were selected from a pool of more than a million students...

 2021-02-25 04:31 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Turnovers costly as Demons fall to Stephen F. Austin...

By: Jason Pugh (NSU Athletic Communications) NATCHITOCHES, La (KMSS/KTAL) The Northwestern State men's basketball team needed to not give visiting Stephen F. Austin any extra possessions in Wednesday night's Southland Conference matchup. The Demon...

 2021-02-25 04:18 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Death of Caddo Parish man becomes sixth in Louisiana linked to winter storms...

The death of a man in Caddo Parish has been confirmed as the sixth in the state tied to last week...

 2021-02-25 03:48 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Haughton trio sign to play collegiate football...

HAUGHTON, La (KMSS/KTAL) A trio of Haughton Buccaneers got their day to celebrate the achievement of playing football at the next level during a ceremony today as Jake St. Andre, Dylan Turner, and Tyler Vogan all will be suiting up at the next level after...

 2021-02-25 03:45 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Woman explains unfortunate pre-pandemic tattoo that left her 'mortified'...

While some people worry about their tattoos fading over time, one Kentucky woman...

 2021-02-25 03:45 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

90-year-old woman walks 6 miles through snow for vaccine in Seattle...

A rare winter storm that dumped a foot of snow on Seattle couldn't keep a 90-year-old woman from her first appointment for the coronavirus vaccine....

 2021-02-25 03:39 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Report: Les Miles reached settlement with student over harassment allegations at LSU...

According to a report from The Advocate, current Kansas head football coach Les Miles reached a secret settlement with a former LSU student who accused Miles of harassment when he was LSU...

 2021-02-25 03:11 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

New coronavirus variant identified in New York...

The new variant, which shares similarities with that of one discovered first in South Africa, was first identified in samples collected in New York in November, and by mid-February represented about 12% of cases....

 2021-02-25 02:30 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Live update: strong storms with hail possible Thursday night...

Live update Wednesday 8:30 pm: Wednesday was another day with some rather warm temperatures for this time of year. Morning lows were in the 40s and low 50s. Daytime highs surged into the mid to upper 70s. We will see some cooler air settle in for the next...

 2021-02-25 02:17 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

CDC report: 68% of people who exercised indoors at one Chicago gym contracted COVID-19...

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that some indoor exercise facilities may have trouble preventing the spread of COVID-19 among exercisers....

 2021-02-25 01:22 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

President Biden signs executive order, with bipartisan support, to bolster US supply chains...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Biden met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, to discuss the best approach to strengthening the nation's supply chains and secure jobs for communities around the country. "Last year has shown the vulnerabil...

 2021-02-25 00:50 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

SPD: Man arrested in Southwood shooting that wounded 1...

Johnquavious Harris, 22, is charged with one count of aggravated battery for his alleged involvement in the shooting on Mackey Lane near Letha Loop in the city...

 2021-02-25 00:45 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Despite GOP outcry, Cassidy 'at peace' with impeachment vote...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Trashed on social media and censured by Louisiana Republicans, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy described himself Wednesday as "at peace" with his vote to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial and dismi...

 2021-02-25 00:37 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Marion County Judge issues another local state of disaster...

JEFFERSON, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) As of Tuesday, the federal government has approved 108 counties for FEMA assistance including several in East Texas. However, Marion County is not on the list. "We live in a county where most people are on fixed income. Th...

 2021-02-25 00:21 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Shreveport: Car washes use little water, so some opened during outages...

SHREVEPORT, La (KTAL/KMSS) The director of Water and Sewerage for the City of Shreveport said several car wash businesses opened in Shreveport before water was fully restored because they use very little water compared to most businesses. William Daniel, ...

 2021-02-25 00:08 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Tiger Woods faces hard recovery from 'significant' injuries in car crash...

Golf star Tiger Woods is recovering from surgery on his leg and ankle after his SUV swerved off the road and rolled down a steep hillside Tuesday morning, requiring crews to pry him from the wreckage....

 2021-02-25 00:07 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

$15 minimum wage: Where the debate and alternatives stand...

(NEXSTAR) Consensus is building on Capitol Hill around an increase to the federal minimum wage, but the final passage of any legislation appears to hinge on swaying key moderate Democrats or building a bipartisan coalition in support of the pay increase. ...

 2021-02-25 00:01 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Caddo OHSEP updates water restoration, seeks information on who still does not have it...

Water had been restored to most of Shreveport as of Wednesday afternoon, except for a few isolated areas, according to the Caddo Office of Homeland Security. The city is now asking those still without water to text "NO WATER" to (318) 383-2658....

 2021-02-25 00:00 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

De Queen man arrested in Madison County, accused of triple homicide...

MADISON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A 22-year-old De Queen man was arrested on Tuesday night in connection to a triple homicide in Madison County. Hunter Chenoweth, 22, is being held at the Saline County Detention Center while the homicide investigat...

 2021-02-24 23:33 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

LSU Football announces Spring Game, other notable dates...

BATON ROUGE LSU opens spring practice on Tuesday, March 16 in the first of what will be 15 practices over a five week span for the Tigers. LSU will close out the spring with the National L Club Spring Game on Saturday, April 17. Kickoff time and further d...

 2021-02-24 23:19 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

COVID-19 in Arkansas: More than 16,000 new vaccinations delivered as eligibility expands to 65 and older...

With more than 16,000 new vaccinations delivered Gov. Hutchinson announced that the state will begin giving vaccines to those 65 and up....

 2021-02-24 23:10 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Gov. Abbott to give statewide address on mass power outages, winter weather response as Texas recovers...

Gov. Greg Abbott will be addressing the entire state Wednesday evening, after deadly winter storms ravaged the state of Texas last week and left many in the freezing cold without power, heat and drinkable water for days....

 2021-02-24 23:03 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Town of Greenwood asking residents to stop using water immediately...

GREENWOOD, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — The Town of Greenwood is asking all residents to stop using water immediately. According to town officials, if residents continue using water sources, it will extend the outage. As crews work to restore water pressure th...

 2021-02-24 22:44 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Weather Blog: If you live in a mobile home, it's time to review your severe weather plan...

With the end of February right around the corner, the beginning of severe weather season in the ArkLaTex is upon us. In the coming weeks, temperatures will be getting warmer and the threat of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes will be increasing. Now is t...

 2021-02-24 22:43 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Study: Why do some kids contract MIS-C rather than severe COVID?...

Patients with MIS-C were more likely to be Black and ages 6 to 12 years old....

 2021-02-24 22:37 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Water distribution underway in Bowie Co.; EOC officials ask residents to check for leaks at home...

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) Water distribution continues in Bowie County with a drive-through pickup location set up at the Texarkana Office of Emergency Management set to continue through the rest of the week. The EOC received six truckloads with 120 pa...

 2021-02-24 22:30 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

East Texas authorities need your help finding missing 16-year-old...

HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) — Authorities need your help finding a missing 16-year-old from East Texas. According to the Harrison County Sheriff's Office, deputies are trying to locate Kimmea McCray. Kimmea is described as a black female,...

 2021-02-24 22:26 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Tom Vilsack confirmed as agriculture secretary again...

Tom Vilsack is again the U.S. secretary of agriculture after being confirmed with overwhelming support in the Senate Tuesday....

 2021-02-24 22:14 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

GOP lawmakers: Schools can reopen with no additional funds from Congress...

Republicans have turned to reopening schools as their political rallying cry to try to win back key components of their base: suburban voters and women....

 2021-02-24 22:05 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Winnfield Funeral Home to distribute water to Shreveport residents...

Free drive-thru water distribution will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday at Winnfield Funeral Home on 3701 Hollywood Ave....

 2021-02-24 22:00 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Congress mulls ways to save USPS from financial ruin...

The U.S. Postal Service has been experiencing delivery delays while simultaneously facing a financial cliff after years of declining revenues....

 2021-02-24 21:59 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Moore Park shooting suspect indicted on murder charges...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLDY)- A Lafayette grand jury indicted an 18-year-old suspect on first-degree murder charges for his alleged involvement in a shooting during a party in Moore Park in October. Jamyron Magee was indicted in district court on Wednesday. He w...

 2021-02-24 21:57 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

SPD: Afternoon drive-by shooting leaves 2 little girls and teen injured...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) Shreveport police are at the scene of a a drive-by shooting the Cedar Grove neighborhood that injured three juveniles. At 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, Shreveport police responded to reports of a drive-by shooting in the 500 block of We...

 2021-02-24 21:55 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Man suspected in Texarkana murder held without bond...

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTLA/KMSS) A murder suspect remains behind bars at the Bi-State Jail on Wednesday. Officials said Marques Thompson, 20, is being held without bond on a probation violation and two felony charges out of Arkansas. Thompson's bond has b...

 2021-02-24 21:40 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Arkansas Junior High students help distribute 500 food boxes to rural counties...

NEW BOSTON, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) With the help of 7th graders from North Heights Junior High in Texarkana, Arkansas, Harvest Regional Food Bank distributed 500 boxes to members of underserved rural areas in Bowie County. "Not only did they help give out ...

 2021-02-24 21:30 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Bust of Black hero of Lewis & Clark expedition erected in Portland...

A huge bust of York, a Black man who was enslaved by William Clark and who was the first African-American to cross the continent and reach the Pacific Ocean, is sitting atop a pedestal amid a lushly forested park in Portland, Oregon. It was placed there i...

 2021-02-24 21:29 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Suspect indicted on two counts of second-degree murder in connection with block party shooting in Crowley...

ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY)- A 21-year-old man was indicted Wednesday on murder charges in connection with a shooting that left two people dead in Crowley. Four people were struck by gunfire during a Dec. 27 block party in the 1000 block on W. Hutchinson St...

 2021-02-24 21:16 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Shreveport: Water should be restored area-wide by Wednesday afternoon...

SHREVEPORT, La (KTAL/KMSS) The director of Water and Sewerage for the City of Shreveport said by the end of the day on Wednesday, everyone in Shreveport should have water. Although William Daniel emphasized the Boil Alert will remain in place for consumpt...

 2021-02-24 20:08 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Rain returns to the ArkLaTex late Thursday with a few storms possible Thursday night...

The threat for rain with a few thunderstorms will increase late Thursday and especially Thursday night. Rain will continue through Monday with more storms possible this weekend. A drier weather pattern may set up by the end of next week. Wednesday was ano...

 2021-02-24 20:04 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

'15 and Mahomies Foundation' to donate 30,000 meals to East Texas Food Bank...

TYLER, Texas (KETK) The "15 and Mahomies" Foundation, a non-profit established by East Texas native and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, announced Wednesday morning that it will be donating 30,000 meals to the East Texas Food Bank. ...

 2021-02-24 19:19 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

You can interview for jobs through free 'virtual hiring event'...

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — If you're unemployed, you can interview for dozens of positions this week during a free online job fair. Career Center of the Southeast and PSSI Food Safety Services will hold a "Virtual Hiring Event" ...

 2021-02-24 19:14 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

LIVE: Michael McDowell talks Daytona 500 win and what's next...

Michael McDowell became a Daytona 500 champion this month, securing the first win of his career....

 2021-02-24 19:13 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

McDonald's debuts new menu item — three times over...

There...

 2021-02-24 19:11 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Natchitoches man arrested after decomposing body found at fire scene...

A Natchitoches man has been arrested and accused of living with a the body of a dead roommate for several months, a discovery made after a fire over the weekend that destroyed their home....

 2021-02-24 19:10 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

The importance of journalism and diversity in news organizations: A virtual discussion with 3 broadcast legends...

Join Nexstar and the NABJ Thursday at 2 p.m. ET for an important dialogue on newsroom diversity....

 2021-02-24 19:00 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

The American Legion is here to support Veterans...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL Biskie heads to the American Legion Post 14 located at 5315 South Lakeshore Drive, in Shreveport, to speak with Financial Officer/Chaplain and Community Outreach Liaison Amy Neathery to discuss the services and events the American Legi...

 2021-02-24 18:59 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Project Seek wants to improve the lives of youth in our community...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL On today's show, Biskie discusses Project Seek with Pastor Dr. Theron Jackson. Organized in 1991, Project Seek's mission is to improve the lives of youth in the community through counseling, tutoring, job placements, and other ...

 2021-02-24 18:58 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

If in need of awning or carport repair, call B&A Doors...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL On today's show, Biskie sits down with Andrea Gladden of B&A Doors. B&A Doors is a full-service garage door company. They take on everything from new construction to emergency repair. Garage doors, broken springs, electric/solar pa...

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