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.
State Rep Julie Stokes Announces Candidacy for Secretary of State
State Representative Julie Stokes from Kenner, Louisiana says she is running for Secretary of State.
Sheriff Steve Prator Says Shreveport Is a Dangerous Place, at Times
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is hosting a meeting today to talk about fighting crime in Shreveport. The Sheriff tells KEEL News he wants to bring everyone to the table to help find solutions.
Senator Tarver Asks Governor for Crime Fighting Help [POLL]
Crime is the focus of many leaders in Shreveport as a rash of shootings has left 3 people dead including a 4-year-old boy and a teenage boy. Several people are calling for more action in the fight against crime.
Gaming Chairman Expects Sports Betting to Eventually Be Approved in Louisiana
The Supreme Court's decision strikes down a federal law over sports betting and this could open the door for sports betting across the country.
Councilman Willie Bradford Wants Help from the Sheriff and State Police
Shreveport City Councilman Willie Bradford says we must do something to battle crime in our community. Several recent murders (including the shooting death of a young child) have prompted the councilman to reach out for help. Bradford has written a letter to State Senator Greg Tarver urging him to c…
Why the Furor Over State Budget Is Like Chili [VIDEO]
Lawmakers are struggling with approving a budget while facing a shortfall of more than $600 million. It kinda reminds me of a big pot of chili.
Police Search for Bandit Who Broke into Shreveport Sewing Center [VIDEO]
Shreveport police want your help to find the burglar who broke into the Shreveport Sewing Center on Bert Kouns.
Yacht and Jet on Auction Block this Week
The feds will be selling off some luxury property of Shreveport businessman David deBerardinis. He's accused of defrauding clients out of money in an alleged ponzi scheme.
John Bel: “Some Lawmakers Are Ignorant or Are Misleading the Public”
Governor John Bel Edwards says the clock is running out on finding solutions to Louisiana's budget crisis.
Miss USA Contestants Gearing up for Pageant
Miss USA contestants have arrived in town and they will start preparing for this month's pageant.
Details About the Physical Altercation at Shreveport City Hall
Things went south quickly at Shreveport City Hall on Tuesday when there was a skirmish just outside the council chamber near the end of the meeting.
Chief Crump Says Officer Out of Line but Deserves Due Process [VIDEO]
Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump talks about the case against Gary Thomas, the officer placed on leave for a profanity laced tirade against a teenage suspect.