Hello I am Erin McCarty! I am originally from Baton Rouge and I am a huge LSU fan. Geaux Tigers! I now call Shreveport home and have enjoyed working in radio for over 30 years. You can hear me doing the news on several of our stations each day. To hear more from you will need to tune into KEEL. I am half of the KEEL Morning Show team with Robert J Wright. Every weekday morning, we cover the hottest topics that impact our local, national and global communities. I am a proud mother of two sons who both serve our country and I have a dog, Tiger, who keeps me on my toes.
Most of the Lights on I-20 in Shreveport Are Back On
After a couple of weeks of whining and complaining, I can report some good news this morning about the lights on I-20. All of the lights on the WB side of the freeway between Greenwood Road and Jewella have been out for a couple of months.
Whole Foods Issues Recall on Breakfast Cereal
If you shop at Shreveport's Whole Foods store, you might want to check your cereal. The Food and Drug Administration issues a recall of the Whole Foods '365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran.'
Toy Fair In Shreveport Is Closing
I have so many memories of my boys searching for just the right educational toy inside Toy Fair inside Pierremont Mall. Today we get the bad news that this iconic Shreveport business is closing.
City Says They’re Fixed But I-20 Lights Are Still Out
After a couple of weeks of complaining about the lights being out on I-20, the city told me the lights were fixed. But I did another check and the lights are still out.
Hurricane Nate Makes Landfall on Gulf Coast
Hurricane Nate made landfall at about 12:30 Sunday morning near Biloxi, Mississippi, its second and final US landfall. When the storm rolled into Mississippi, Nate had sustained winds of 85 mph, making it a Category 1 hurricane.
Hurricane Nate Expected to Make Landfall in Biloxi
We are keeping a close eye on the Gulf as Hurricane Nate moves closer to our coastline. As of 7am Saturday, the National Hurricane Center says Nate now has wind speeds of 85 MPH. The storm is moving rapidly across the central Gulf of Mexico. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Grand Isle over to t…
Can Someone Get Shreveport Out of the Dark?
Burned out street lights is one of my biggest pet peeves and Shreveport seems to have a big problem keeping the lights on.
Mayor Tyler Responds to Report of Federal Investigation
Reports have surfaced about a federal investigation involving Shreveport City Government.
Caddo Sheriff Blasts Governor’s Prisoner Release Plan
"Let's not take the keys to the jail and hand them over to prisoners. This is not Mayberry" That's the message from Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.
Caddo Parish Animal Control Director to Resign
The Caddo Parish Animal Services Director is resigning. Chuck Wilson's last day will be November 1st,
State Troopers Disciplined for Business Trip
An investigation wraps up into a trip State Police took to San Diego for a conference. Four Louisiana troopers face disciplinary actions.
Lafayette Police Officer Killed
A Lafayette police officer has died when he got into an exchange of gunfire with a suspect at a convenience store. State Police say the officer was responding to a call about a battery at the store.