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 2021-04-16 01:52 

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[ Shreveport ]

Texas Senate passes bill barring transgender students from sports matching their gender identity...

The bill would also require students to show their original, unchanged birth certificate to prove their "biological sex."...

 2021-04-16 00:53 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

San Antonio airport locked down after active shooter situation...

San Antonio...

 2021-04-16 00:51 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

FEMA's funeral program overwhelmed by 1 million calls on first day...

The Federal Emergency Management Agency was inundated with calls after opening the hotline to its COVID-19-related funeral assistance program....

 2021-04-15 23:51 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Secretary of State makes surprise trip to Afghanistan after Biden announces he's pulling troops from region...

President Joe Biden...

 2021-04-15 23:41 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

WATCH LIVE: Family members to hold prayer vigil for missing Seacor Power crewmembers in Delcambre at 7 p.m....

DELCAMBRE, La. (KLFY) — Family members of missing crewmembers of the Seacor Power will be holding a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. at the Shrimp Festival Grounds in Delcambre. You can watch a livestream of the event in the video player above. Families have ...

 2021-04-15 23:18 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

More 'plus-up' stimulus payments on the way to taxpayers this week, IRS says...

The Internal Revenue Service announced that nearly 2 million "plus-up" stimulus payments went out this week as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan....

 2021-04-15 21:57 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

GSU awarded $20,000 from Home Depot Retool Your School...

GRAMBLING, La. (KTAL/KMSS) Grambling State University has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Home Depot Retool Your School Program. As one of 10 winners in the first cluster, funds will be used to enhance lighting and communal spaces on campus. HBCU st...

 2021-04-15 21:56 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Why do COVID-19 conspiracy theories persist?...

As the world struggles to break the grip of COVID-19, psychologists and misinformation experts are studying why the pandemic spawned so many conspiracy theories, which have led people to eschew masks, social distancing and vaccines....

 2021-04-15 21:46 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Kitten season arrives; ETX non-profit offers low-cost spay, neuter option...

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) Kitten season is in full swing across the area, and one East Texas non-profit is offering low-cost options for those who want to get their pets spayed or neutered. The Animal Protection League's mobile unit visits Texarkan...

 2021-04-15 21:41 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Inspector general: Capitol Police need more funding for better security...

Lawmakers are continuing to investigate security breakdowns at the Capitol following the January 6 insurrection....

 2021-04-15 21:27 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Gov. Edwards issues state of emergency for ongoing weather threats...

Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a state of emergency due to the ongoing severe weather impacting Louisiana this week....

 2021-04-15 21:21 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Group of Democrats introduce bill to expand Supreme Court; not all lawmakers on board...

Some Democrats say it is time to bring more Justices to the Supreme Court, but Republicans and other Democrats are not so sure....

 2021-04-15 21:17 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Search underway for 5 people allegedly involved in Shreveport car burglary...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Investigators need your help tracking down five people in connection with a vehicle burglary in Shreveport. The burglary happened back on April 3 in the 900 block of Chateau Dr. According to the Shreveport Police Deparm...

 2021-04-15 20:53 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

GOP lawmakers, health experts clash over vaccination progress, border response...

The House committee tasked with overseeing the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic grilled the nation's top health experts Thursday over the state of vaccinations in the U.S....

 2021-04-15 20:52 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

CDC: Just 5,800 people have gotten COVID after being vaccinated...

Only 5,800 Americans have contracted COVID-19 after receiving the vaccine, a small percentage of the more than 75 million people who...

 2021-04-15 20:24 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Billions of Tyrannosaurus rexes once roamed earth, study shows...

They...

 2021-04-15 20:22 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

73-year-old woman with dementia files civil rights lawsuit after arrest...

A federal civil rights lawsuit against a Colorado police department has been filed on behalf of a 73-year-old woman who was arrested last year....

 2021-04-15 20:20 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Video: 13-year-old Adam Toledo appears to drop gun, raise hands before Chicago officer fatally shoots him...

A 13-year-old boy appears to have dropped a gun and raised his hands just before a Chicago Police officer fatally shot him last month after a foot chase....

 2021-04-15 20:17 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Watch Live: President Biden to discuss expelling Russian diplomats, imposing new round of sanctions...

President Joe Biden is expected to issue an executive order on Thursday authorizing the U.S. government to sanction any sector of the Russian economy and will use it to restrict Russia...

 2021-04-15 20:17 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking...

The Biden administration announced Thursday the U.S. is expelling 10 Russian diplomats and imposing sanctions against dozens of companies and people, holding the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year...

 2021-04-15 20:12 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

What's the most-searched conspiracy theory in your state?...

From "Lizard People" to the "New World Order," nine different conspiracy theories are scattered across the country....

 2021-04-15 20:05 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Parkway HS alumnus donates late father's military trumpets to Pride of Pantherland Band...

A Bossier City man who served 25 years in the military as a career musician has donated his late father...

 2021-04-15 19:41 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Heavy rain with some thunder returns Friday followed by a dry and mild weekend...

Expect rain to increase around the ArkLaTex Thursday night and especially Friday with some heavy rain likely. We dry out this weekend with below normal temperatures. Most of next week looks dry and warmer. Thursday was a rather quiet day with much of the ...

 2021-04-15 19:40 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Car crash in E. Texas claims life of off-duty Bossier City police officer...

State troopers are investigating a car crash in East Texas that claimed the life of an off-duty Bossier City police officer last weekend....

 2021-04-15 19:40 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Pfizer CEO: 3rd shot 'likely' needed within a year...

The CEO of Pfizer said it...

 2021-04-15 19:36 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Pfizer CEO: 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months...

Pfizer said earlier this month its COVID-19 vaccine was more than 91% effective at protecting against COVID-19 and more than 95% effective against severe disease up to six months after the second dose....

 2021-04-15 19:25 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

$2000 reward offered for information on attempted murder suspect who has ties to Shreveport...

SABINE PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Sabine Parish authorities are now offering a $2000 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of an attempted murder suspect who has ties to the Shreveport area. According to the Sabine Parish Sheriff's...

 2021-04-15 19:00 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Help police identify man possibly tied to assault at Shreveport gas station...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Detectives need your help identifying a man who was caught on camera assaulting someone at a Shreveport gas station. The incident, which was captured on surveillance video, happened back on April 9 at the Valero in the ...

 2021-04-15 18:56 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Louisiana state trooper involved in 2020 crash that killed two suspended without pay...

WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — A Louisiana State Trooper who was involved in a 2020 crash that killed two in Monroe has been suspended without pay, according to Louisiana State Police. State Trooper Kaleb Reeves has been suspended without pay from A...

 2021-04-15 18:47 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

One-and-done: LSU's Cam Thomas declares for NBA Draft...

One of the best freshmen to ever come through the LSU Basketball program announced on Twitter Thursday that he will be declaring for the 2021 NBA draft....

 2021-04-15 18:46 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Many Evangelicals say they will not get the vaccine...

About 30 percent of Evangelical Christians say they will "definitely not" get the vaccine, according to research released in March....

 2021-04-15 18:43 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Boat Captain identified as body pulled from water. Search continues for 12 missing from capsized boat near Grand Isle....

It...

 2021-04-15 18:35 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Learn more about the Automotive Technology department at Caddo Career & Technology Center...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL It's Caddo Career Week, and all week long, we are taking a look at some of the awesome programs and courses available to Caddo Parish School students at Caddo Career & Technology Center. If you're interested in enrolling your c...

 2021-04-15 18:33 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

'Buddy the Beefalo' captured after surviving Connecticut winter, 8 months on run...

"Buddy" an illusive "beefalo" that has been on the run for eight months after escaping a slaughterhouse has been captured, Connecticut police announced Wednesday....

 2021-04-15 18:32 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

After lost dog found, owner says pet rescue won't give it back...

The owner of a lost dog that ended up at a Kansas pet rescue says she...

 2021-04-15 18:30 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Step into spring with a whiter smile from Power Swabs...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL For more information, you can visit www.powerswabs.com or call 1 (800) 973-6563....

 2021-04-15 18:20 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

WATCH: Beachgoers form human chain to save struggling Gulf swimmers...

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — Good Samaritans on Panama City Beach formed a human chain Wednesday after five swimmers became stuck in a rip current in the Gulf. According to witnesses, beachgoers noticed a child caught in a rip current. Several p...

 2021-04-15 17:59 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Company recalls charging cases sold with wireless headphones due to fire hazard...

BETHESDA, MD (KTAL/KMSS) — A company is recalling more than 7,000 charging cases sold with wireless headphones due to a fire hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Audio-Technica is recalling the charging cases sold with Wirele...

 2021-04-15 17:58 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Louisiana lawmakers weigh medical marijuana expansion, tax...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A House Republican leader's bid to expand Louisiana's medical marijuana program and allow smokable cannabis started to gain traction Thursday, as lawmakers advanced a bill that would tax the new therapeutic products. ...

 2021-04-15 17:41 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Oklahoma Senate passes bill for harsher penalties against publishing information online ID'ing law enforcement, county officials...

The Oklahoma State Senate passed a bill to increase penalties against individuals who publish information online about law enforcement and county officials....

 2021-04-15 17:33 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Almost half of Republicans say they won't get COVID vaccine in survey...

About 43% of Republicans say they will not get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new survey of just over 800 American adults....

 2021-04-15 17:32 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Budweiser offers free beer for COVID-19 vaccine recipients...

Budweiser is offering a free round of beer for anyone over the age of 21 who can show they have been vaccinated....

 2021-04-15 17:16 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Controversial Oklahoma Senate transgender sports bill could cost state millions...

A bill moving through the Oklahoma Legislature right now could change rules that apply to transgender athletes in grades K-12, but if passed, it could mean millions lost from the state economy....

 2021-04-15 17:14 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Oklahoma Senate passes bill giving legal protections to drivers escaping riots; local group condemns bill...

The Oklahoma State Senate passed legislation that gives legal protections to drivers escaping riots, but a local group says the bill is dangerous and stands in the way of Oklahomans exercising their right to protest....

 2021-04-15 17:12 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Town of Many mayor set to retire after 36 years of service...

MANY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) Town of Many mayor Ken Freeman has announced that he will be retiring after 36 years of service. Mayor Freeman first ran for mayor in 1989 promising the Town of Many to run the town as a business; to obtain as many state and federal ...

 2021-04-15 17:11 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

OSDH: Oklahoma's COVID-19 cases climb by 302...

Officials say Oklahoma's COVID-19 cases have climbed by just over 300 on Thursday....

 2021-04-15 16:38 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Baby rattles, rompers and teethers recalled due to choking hazard...

BETHESDA, MD (KTAL/KMSS) — Thousands of baby rattles, rompers, and teethers are being recalled because they may pose a choking hazard. The recalls involve Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Rompers, B. toys Firefly Frank Infant Teethers and Playgro's Cl...

 2021-04-15 15:21 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Actually, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez did break up...

Jennifer Lopez and now-ex-fiance Alex "A-Rod" Rodriguez are over over, the couple confirmed to TODAY on Thursday morning....

 2021-04-15 15:18 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Newsfeed Now: Father says system failed after son beaten to death; Family returns from trip to find home vandalized...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-04-15 15:17 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

New Google Earth time-lapse feature shows effect of climate change...

The Google Earth app is adding a new video feature that draws upon nearly four decades of satellite imagery to vividly illustrate how climate change has affected glaciers, beaches, forests and other places around the world....

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