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Flu on track to be as prevalent as 2004

LSUHSC got it's first case of the flu confirmed in October, and since then the numbers have grown drastically. Thursday, about 25% of the patients in the hospital's emergency room were there with flu like symptoms.

Wireless AMBER alerts: What are they, and who gets them?

Many people may have received mobile text alerts on their cell phones when an Amber Alert has been issued in their area. We've heard from many East Texans who want to know more about them.

ETX law enforcement searching for missing teens

East Texas authorities are searching for two missing teenagers that dissappeared earlier this week. Madeline Apple, 17, and Andrew Hill, 17, were last seen walking away from Heartlight Ministries in Hallsville on Monday.

Authorities release picture of abducted children

At the request of the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Louisiana State Police Department has issued an endangered/missing child advisory for James Kevin Fraiser, Jr.,7, and Gracie Fraiser, 1, who may be traveling in the Benton/Shrevep

Game store employee foils bandits robbery attempt

Authorities are looking for a man who tried to rob a business in south Shreveport on Tuesday.

ETX man pleads guilty to murder for hire plot, arson scheme

Two men have pleaded guilty to arson, as well as one on a murder for hire charge. 54-year-old Tyler contractor Daniel Kubisty pleaded guilty to attempted arson Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Judith Guthrie.

Three murders this year... what does that mean for 2013?

Shreveport Police are starting the year off in a memorable way, but not in a way they would like. After having just 20 murders in 2011 and the same in 2012, the city is already at it's third murder of the year.

Texas legislature to revisit possibility of DUI checkpoints

Since deeming it unconstitutional in 1994, Texas outlawed sobriety checkpoints. But now, 18 years later, reinstating DUI checkpoints will be on the agenda of the January legislative session.

DNA matches convicted burglar to additional crime

Thanks to modern technology, a convicted burglar has been linked to an additional crime in west Shreveport.

Day with the Doctors

More than eighty north and central Louisiana high school juniors and seniors interested in the medical field got the chance to participate in LSU Health's day with the doctors.