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. One is just out of the Marines and is in college in our area. My youngest son is still serving in the Marines.
Shreveporter Headed to Prison for Wire Fraud
58-year-old Gregory Alan Smith was sentenced by Federal Judge Maurice Hicks to 72 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Smith was also ordered to pay restitution of $3,588,500 in addition to a fine of $100,000.
Natchitoches Christmas Festival Is a Go – But with Changes
Natchitoches Christmas Festival will happen this year, but you do have to get your tickets for Saturday events in advance. Only a limited number of tickets will be sold.
Louisiana’s Biggest Political Scandals
Louisiana has a long history of political corruption. Between 1997 and 2006, we were #1 in the national for political convictions according to Corporate Crime Reporter. Things have improved a bit, but we are still at #6 on the list.
“Jeopardy” Host Alex Trebek Has Died
Alex Trebek has died after battling pancreatic cancer. Trebek was 80 years old.
Louisiana Governor Can Renew Regulations – For Now
Court hearing is set for November 12th over this feud between the Governor and lawmakers.
What’s the Status of Mardi Gras in Louisiana?
Will Mardi Gras parades roll in Louisiana. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is working with Krewes to find a way to make it happen.
Two Men Killed in Fiery DeSoto Parish Crash
Two men have died in a crash in DeSoto Parish. State troopers responded to a two vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 175 south of Louisiana Highway 522 just after 1pm on Wednesday. 45-year-old Joseph Free of Pleasant Hill and 63-year-old Donnie Rogers of Magnolia, Arkansas died in the fiery crash.
Louisiana’s Most Wanted Criminals
Louisiana law enforcement agencies are on the hunt for several wanted fugitives. Here are the most wanted from across the state.
Police Investigating Rash of Home Burglaries
Home and car break-ins are on the rise in several Shreveport neighborhoods.
Everything at Diamond Jacks Hotel Is Being Sold at Bargain Prices
Everything inside the shuttered Diamond Jacks Hotel is being sold off. This includes all of the furnishings in the hotel's 500 plus guest rooms in addition to the kitchens, and offices.
Cool Halloween Events in Shreveport Bossier
Here are some pretty awesome Halloween events happening around our community over the next week or so.
Hurricane Chris Indicted on Murder Charges
Rapper Hurricane Chris Indicted on 2nd Degree Murder Charges.