US October 3 day in history

History is made every day. But even by that standard, October 3 stands out as an especially eventful day.

Recreational harvest of gray triggerfish to close in Louisiana state waters

Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced recreational fishing for gray triggerfish will close in Louisiana waters, at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, and will remain closed until January 1, 2014.

Tropical Storm Karen

A hurricane watch is in effect for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast after Tropical Storm Karen formed in the southeastern portion of the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday.

Tennessee church bus crash

Investigators probably will have to use dental records to identify some of the eight people who were killed in a wreck involving a church bus and two other vehicles in eastern Tennessee, a Tennessee Highway Patrol official said Thursday.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Heroes BBQ Cook-Off

Let me tell you, Shreveport and Caddo Parish fire fighters and law enforcement can barbecue. That said, it's only fitting that there be a competition to see who out of all of them is the best at barbecue.

Salvation Army accepting applications for their Angel Tree Program

Last year, the Salvation Army of Shreveport-Bossier was able to make sure that 4,000 children has a present to open through their Angel Tree program. This year, they are hoping to increase that number to 6,000.

Body recovered after boating accident

Shreveport Fire Department Divers have recovered the body of a man believed to have drowned on 12 Mile Bayou. Authorities were called out to the site around 3p.m this afternoon after getting reports of a capsized boat.

Givens visits Southern University-Shreveport

A well known actress made a stop in Shreveport today. Robin Givens was in town speaking to students at Southern University Shreveport.

Search & Rescue on scene of overturned boat at 12 Mile Bayou

Officials are on scene of an overturned boat at 12 Mile Bayou just north of Shreveport. Authorities tell KMSS, three people were in a boat when it tipped over.

Doctor shortage, increased demand could crash health care system

Obamacare is expected to increase patient demand for medical services. Combine that with a worsening shortage of doctors, and next year you may have to wait a little longer to get a doctor's appointment.