Jeff Ferrell, KSLA News 12

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KSLA News 12

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Past articles by Jeff:

CDC to issue school reopening guidance next week

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release guidance on reopening schools this coming week. → Read More

Teen shot during home invasion, arrested

Police also arrested another man but later dropped the charges against him → Read More

COVID-caused poverty rate surging locally, nationally

A new study shows a surge in poverty rates across the country, and the same trend is being seen right here in the ArkLaTex. → Read More

Shreveport’s mayor on rebounding from 2020

Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins talks about the challenges facing the city in 2020 and what challenges lie ahead as we get further into the new year. → Read More

COVID-19 survivors helping patients with convalescent plasma

Right now, a record number of people are testing positive for COVID-19. That means there are more people who need convalescent plasma, and there are more people who can give it. → Read More

Rural hospitals face challenges in distributing COVID-19 vaccine

The staggering task of inoculating an entire country against the novel coronavirus can pose some of the biggest challenges out in rural areas. → Read More

As possible COVID-19 vaccines near approval, some worry about safety while others say trust the science

"Say your prayers and believe in science; and that’s a good combination that never hurt anybody” → Read More

Knock at a front door turns into a deadly shooting in Shreveport

Shreveport’s latest murder is getting a lot of attention for the unique and unsettling way it was carried out. That’s because it all began with a knock at the victim’s front door. → Read More

Agencies need more volunteers to help during holidays amid COVID-19 pandemic

Opportunities include 2 well-known services that provide thousands of free meals every single week → Read More

The big challenge of enforcing COVID-19 restrictions despite strong opposition

Coronavirus cases are spiking in nearly every state across the country, yet only 34 states have mask mandates. That list does include Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. But enforcing statewide orders can be easier said than done. → Read More

Some continue to refuse to wear a mask despite latest surge in COVID-19 cases

The sharp rise in COVID-19 cases has put the focus squarely back on prevention. → Read More

Some continue to refuse to wear a mask despite latest surge in COVID-19 cases

The sharp rise in COVID-19 cases has put the focus squarely back on prevention. → Read More

Seeing 2020 events through the eyes of retired veterans

As we honor and recognize America’s 19-and-a-half million veterans, we also want to take stock of the country they sacrificed so much to protect. → Read More

MLK Health Center stands at the ready to help if SCOTUS overturns health care law

21 million Americans — including a half million in Louisiana — could be left with no medical insurance → Read More

Trump supporters stand by the president’s legal strategy

But not everyone is convinced that the president still has a path to a second term → Read More

‘Its teeth went straight through my leg’: Teen surfer survives shark attack in Florida

The teenager is the 10th shark bite victim of the year in Volusia County, Florida, which is unofficially the shark attack capital of the world. → Read More

High school senior works double duty for homecoming

It was double duty of a very special kind at a homecoming game here in northwest Louisiana. That’s because North DeSoto High School’s kicker for the football team was also named homecoming queen. → Read More

Texas’ record-setting early voting period has ended

Early voting ahead of the 2020 presidential election wrapped-up today with record-breaking totals. → Read More

Warning to voters: it may be too late to guarantee ballot delivery

If you have not already mailed in your absentee ballot just yet: don’t. That’s the advice of many election officials and analysts. → Read More

Virtual learning being suspended in East Texas school districts

Depending upon who you ask, it’s been either a godsend or an abject failure → Read More