Fallen Dallas Firefighter honored in Shreveport

Mayor Cedric Glover ordered all flags flown over Shreveport Fire Department fire stations today to be lowered to half-staff to honor the Dallas firefighter who died yesterday in the line of duty.

Shreveport Red Cross workers heading to Oklahoma

More help is on the way to Oklahoma where the state experienced a devastating tornado. Volunteers from the Northwest Louisiana Chapter of the Red Cross are headed to communities affected by yesterdays' storms.

Putting together a severe weather game plan

Tornadoes usually occur in the trailing edge of a powerful thunderstorm. They can cause fatalities, serious injuries and destroy neighborhoods within seconds.

CHILD FOUND: Missing 10-month-old girl in McKinney, TX has been found

UPDATE (7:09 p.m.): McKnney police say the 10-month-old child, Isabella Reyes, has been found. KMSS will update when more information is available.  

Early morning shooting ends with arrest of suspect

A man in in police custody this afternoon after a shooting that occurred in south Shreveport this morning.

Gov. Perry activates 'State Operations Center'

Gov. Rick Perry today ordered a Level II Activation of the State Operations Center (SOC) as another line of severe thunderstorms makes its way across North and Central Texas this afternoon.

OK tornado categorized as EF5, winds of 200 MPH or greater

Damage assessments show that the tornado that struck central Oklahoma on Monday was an EF5, meaning it had winds of 200 mph or greater, for at least some of the time it was ravaging an area near Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service says.

BCFD battles blaze at waste disposal center

The Bossier City Fire Department today responded to a local commercial waste disposal center after an outdoor pile of debris caught fire and threatened to burn a nearby wooded area.

Caddo schools cancelling all after school activities for May 21

Caddo schools will release at normal times on Tuesday, May 21. All afterschool activities are cancelled for today. The principal will notify of any rescheduled activities.

Arias to speak to the jury deciding whether she lives or dies

Whether Jodi Arias lives or dies is now in the hands of a jury. She will address its members directly Tuesday morning. Arias said earlier this month that she would rather die than endure a lifetime behind bars.