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    One dead after house fire in E. TX

    One dead after house fire in E. TX

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:08:14 GMT
    Fire broke out late Tuesday night at a mobile home in Bowie County, TX, leaving one person dead and another injured.
    Fire broke out late Tuesday night at a mobile home in Bowie County, TX, leaving one person dead and another injured.
  • 15 killed at Gaza UN school; Israel holds fire

    15 killed at Gaza UN school; Israel holds fire

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:08:39 GMT
    A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.
    Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency...
  • GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

    GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:46:49 GMT
    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.
    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.
  • KSLA StormTracker 12 Weather Update

    KSLA StormTracker 12 Weather Update

    More changes for today as clouds move in and rain increases this afternoon, especially for the I-30 corridor. We'll see ESE winds and highs in the 80s to near 90.
    More changes for today as clouds move in and rain increases this afternoon, especially for the I-30 corridor. We'll see ESE winds and highs in the 80s to near 90.
  • Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

    Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:28:11 GMT
    Russia's central bank is promising to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble on opening in Moscow.
    Russia was counting the potential cost of Western sanctions targeting its key energy and finance sectors on Wednesday, with the central bank promising to support lenders hit with penalties.
  • Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

    Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:09:50 GMT
    Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.
    International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been...
  • 10 things to know for Wednesday

    10 things to know for Wednesday

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:13:07 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
  • Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

    Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:16:01 GMT
    The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.
    The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.
  • US 79 remains closed following hazmat tanker truck wreck in Caddo Parish

    US 79 remains closed following hazmat tanker truck wreck in Caddo Parish

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:00:28 GMT
    A tanker truck filled with hazardous liquid has overturned on Highway 79 at Bethany State Line Road in Caddo Parish.A tanker truck filled with hazardous liquid has overturned on Highway 79 at Bethany State Line Road in Caddo Parish.
    US 79 remains closed to traffic at Bethany State Line Rd. in northern Caddo Parish after a wreck involving a tanker truck carrying hazardous materials Tuesday morning.
    US 79 remains closed to traffic at Bethany State Line Rd. in northern Caddo Parish after a wreck involving a tanker truck carrying hazardous materials Tuesday morning.
  • Family First: Bounce houses should be inspected

    Family First: Bounce houses should be inspected

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:40:02 GMT
    Throughout the year we've seen incidents involving inflatable slides and bounce houses floating off into the air, sometimes with children inside.
    ??Throughout the year we've seen incidents involving inflatable slides and bounce houses floating off into the air, sometimes with children inside.
  • Steamy love letters from Warren G. Harding to mistress released by Library of Congress

    Steamy love letters from Warren G. Harding to mistress released by Library of Congress

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:33:10 GMT
    After 50 years under lock and key, the steamy love letters of President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, were released on Tuesday. 
    After 50 years under lock and key, the steamy love letters of President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, were released on Tuesday. 
  • BCPD plans to add more clean fuel cars to fleet

    BCPD plans to add more clean fuel cars to fleet

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:18:07 GMT
    Since the first compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel station opened in late 2010, Bossier City leaders have been slowly converting their fleet into CNG vehicles.Since the first compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel station opened in late 2010, Bossier City leaders have been slowly converting their fleet into CNG vehicles.
    Bossier City's fleet of police cars is continuing to experience an environmental transformation, with the planned addition of more clean fuel vehicles. 
    Bossier City's fleet of police cars is continuing to experience an environmental transformation, with the planned addition of more clean fuel vehicles. 
  • China reports deadly attack in northwest

    China reports deadly attack in northwest

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:36:55 GMT
    A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants.
    A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic...
  • ETX police want man for shooting; arrest another for fight

    ETX police want man for shooting; arrest another for fight

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:36:23 GMT
    Stacy Vaughn, 32; and Samuel Moore, 31 (Source: Texarkana, TX Police Department)Stacy Vaughn, 32; and Samuel Moore, 31 (Source: Texarkana, TX Police Department)
    East Texas police are searching for a man wanted in a drive-by shooting they believe to be linked to a fight that happened Monday in Texarkana.
    East Texas police are searching for a man wanted in a drive-by shooting they believe to be linked to a fight that happened Monday in Texarkana.
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:50 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:12:50 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
  • Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:46:55 GMT
    The Senate is scheduled to take up legislation Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.
    The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election...
  • Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

    Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:21:40 GMT
    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia.
    The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia.
  • With 6-4 vote, BESE joins Common Core lawsuit against Gov. Jindal

    With 6-4 vote, BESE joins Common Core lawsuit against Gov. Jindal

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:35:23 GMT

    The fight over Common Core got hotter with dueling lawsuits. On Tuesday afternoon, The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) voted 6- 4 to join a lawsuit filed by parents and teachers against Governor Bobby Jindal. Governor Jindal's administration then filed their own lawsuit.

    The fight over Common Core got hotter with dueling lawsuits. On Tuesday afternoon, The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) voted 6- 4 to join a lawsuit filed by parents and teachers against Governor Bobby Jindal. Governor Jindal's administration then filed their own lawsuit.
  • Bowie County cuts prompt deputy to retire early

    Bowie County cuts prompt deputy to retire early

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:30:40 GMT
    Deputy Garry McCrary is leaving his post in Bowie County so others can keep their jobs.Deputy Garry McCrary is leaving his post in Bowie County so others can keep their jobs.
    July 31 is the due date for each department in Bowie County to cut its payroll budget, and so far, more than 15 positions have been slashed to save the county money.
    July 31 is the due date for each department in Bowie County to cut its payroll budget, and so far, more than 15 positions have been slashed to save the county money.
  • Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

    Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:18:52 GMT
    A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds two-thirds of Americans now say illegal immigration is a serious problem for the country, a figure that's up 14 points since May.
    For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say...
  • Army rejects EPA's order to clean up Camp Minden

    Army rejects EPA's order to clean up Camp Minden

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:53:02 GMT
    Authorities have said Explo improperly stored tons of a military propellant at Camp Minden, causing evacuation of the town of Doyline in October 2013. (Source: Louisiana State Police)Authorities have said Explo improperly stored tons of a military propellant at Camp Minden, causing evacuation of the town of Doyline in October 2013. (Source: Louisiana State Police)
    The U.S. Army said it will not comply with the EPA's order that it clean up propellant it shipped to Camp Minden, hedging on the bet that the environmental agency doesn't have the authority to even make the demand.
    The U.S. Army said it will not comply with the EPA's order that it clean up propellant it shipped to Camp Minden, hedging on the bet that the environmental agency doesn't have the authority to even make the demand.
  • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:47:16 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks....
  • Reward offered in Sabine Parish murder case

    Reward offered in Sabine Parish murder case

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:44:59 GMT
    A reward is being offered for information about the death of a Sabine Parish man found in his burned out home earlier this month.A reward is being offered for information about the death of a Sabine Parish man found in his burned out home earlier this month.
    In an effort to boost their investigation of an early July murder, Sabine Parish deputies are now offering a large reward for information about the murder of a man whose remains were found earlier this month after his house went up in flames.
    In an effort to boost their investigation of an early July murder, Sabine Parish deputies are now offering a large reward for information about the murder of a man whose remains were found earlier this month after his house went up in flames.
  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:27:00 GMT
    Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
    Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on...
  • Man killed in Cass County shooting wanted in Texas

    Man killed in Cass County shooting wanted in Texas

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:21:26 GMT
    Cass County Sheriff's deputies work the scene of a fatal shooting Sunday afternoon in Bloomburg.Cass County Sheriff's deputies work the scene of a fatal shooting Sunday afternoon in Bloomburg.
    The deputy involved in a fatal shooting Sunday evening in Cass County has been identified, along with the man authorities say he was attempting to serve with felony warrants. 
    The deputy involved in a fatal shooting Sunday evening in Cass County has been identified, along with the man authorities say he was attempting to serve with felony warrants. 
  • Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:58:26 GMT
    Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.
    Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.
  • Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:47:52 GMT
    Rep. Jeff Miller's background as a real estate broker will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion veterans health care bill to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members dead...
    The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health...
  • ETX girl donates locks to support cancer patients

    ETX girl donates locks to support cancer patients

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:49:08 GMT
    Madalyn Lindley, 8 of Shelby County, TX, recently donated her hair to the Locks of Love organization.Madalyn Lindley, 8 of Shelby County, TX, recently donated her hair to the Locks of Love organization.
    An East Texas girl is challenging others to help support young cancer patients.
    An East Texas girl is challenging others to help support young cancer patients.
  • SPD: Husband knocks wife unconscious, pulls rifle on her

    SPD: Husband knocks wife unconscious, pulls rifle on her

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:45:29 GMT
    Michael Gregory Payne, 37 (Source: Shreveport Police Department)Michael Gregory Payne, 37 (Source: Shreveport Police Department)
    A Shreveport man is behind bars after a domestic dispute earlier this month.
    A Shreveport man is behind bars after a domestic dispute earlier this month.
  • Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

    Obama to announce US sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:44:47 GMT
    President Barack Obama is expected to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia Tuesday.
    President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday.
  • SPD: Shreveport man arrested for robbery

    SPD: Shreveport man arrested for robbery

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:27:10 GMT
     A Shreveport man is behind bars after police say he robbed someone last month.
     A Shreveport man is behind bars after police say he robbed someone last month.
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:50:16 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
  • Firefighters battling blaze at Shreveport apartment complex

    Firefighters battling blaze at Shreveport apartment complex

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:21:08 GMT
    Firefighters are on the scene of an apartment fire on Buncombe Road in Shreveport, where a 15-year-old was forced to jump out of a second-story window to safety.
    Firefighters are on the scene of an apartment fire on Buncombe Road in Shreveport, where a 15-year-old was forced to jump out of a second-story window to safety.
  • Facebook forces separate chat app on mobile users

    Facebook forces separate chat app on mobile users

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:51:03 GMT
    Facebook will stop the messenger function within its iPhone and Android apps, pushing a new app for mobile users that want to chat.
    Facebook will stop the messenger function within its iPhone and Android apps, pushing a new app for mobile users that want to chat.
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    I-20 pedestrian bridge damaged after wreck

    I-20 pedestrian bridge damaged after wreck

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:07:41 GMT
    A dump truck slammed into a pedestrian bridge early Tuesday morning causing significant structure damage. One lane is closed on I-20 westbound at mile marker 7 where the crash happened. 
    A dump truck slammed into a pedestrian bridge early Tuesday morning causing significant structure damage. One lane is closed on I-20 westbound at mile marker 7 where the crash happened. 
  • Shreveport police looking for missing teen

    Shreveport police looking for missing teen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:37:47 GMT
    The Shreveport Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month.
    The Shreveport Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate a missing juvenile who ran away from home earlier this month.
  • SFD investigates house fire in MLK neighborhood

    SFD investigates house fire in MLK neighborhood

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:02:53 GMT
    Shreveport firefighters are investigating after a home went up in flames in the MLK neighborhood Tuesday morning.
    Shreveport firefighters are investigating after a home went up in flames in the MLK neighborhood Tuesday morning.
  • Kentucky teen burns himself copying online stunt

    Kentucky teen burns himself copying online stunt

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:12:27 GMT
    A Lexington teen is recovering after he set himself on fire while performing a dangerous online stunt.
    A Lexington teen is recovering after he set himself on fire while performing a dangerous online stunt.
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  • Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

    Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:19:05 GMT
    An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.
    An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.
  • As Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered

    As Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:38:59 GMT
    The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:
    The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:
  • Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

    Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:36:16 GMT
    New York City officials are turning up the heat on the Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
    New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators - Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
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