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Leaping into the future

Leap test scores were released by the Louisiana Department of Education this week and one local school is ending the school year on a high note with 16% higher test scores than last year.

NSU to host water areobics classes in June

A water aerobics class will be offered June 4-28 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education. The class will be taught from 11 a.m.

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.

NSU closed for Memorial Day

Northwestern State University will be closed Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday. Watson Library and the Wellness, Recreation and Activity Center will be closed Monday.

VIDEO: Shreveport PD seek suspects in residential burglary

Shreveport Police Investigators need assistance in identifying a man and woman, possibly teens, who, on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, at around noon, entered the homeowner's residence without authorization, and took several items of value.

Suspect arrested in shots fired incident

A Shreveport man has been arrested after allegedly firing multiple shots into a car near west Shreveport Wednesday evening.