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.
Former Coach Pleads Guilty to Sex Crimes
A former rugby coach suspected of having a sexual relationship with a student pleads guilty.
Jim Taliaferro Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Shreveport
Crimestoppers Director Jim Taliaferro has tossed his hat into the ring to be the next Mayor of Shreveport. Taliaferro is stepping down as the executive director of Crimestoppers to run for the post.
LABI Boss Says “We’re Trying to Make Chicken Salad out of You Know What”
Lawmakers have 2 weeks to fix the budget mess. The 6th special session we've held in 2 years will focus on ways to bring in more money to balance the budget.
SPD Wants You to Buckle Up
Shreveport police are taking part in the 2018 "Click It or Ticket" Campaign and you are urged to buckled up. Officers will be on the lookout for motorists not using seat belts.
Saturday Night Live Says ‘Man Boobs, LA’ Is Unfittest City
The American Fitness Index puts Arlington, Va as the fittest city in the US. Man Boobs, Louisiana is listed on this SNL Skit.
Student Opens Fire at South Texas High School
An active shooting today at a Texas High School. A spokesperson for the Sante Fe school district confirms an unspecified number of people have been wounded in a shooting at Sante Fe High School which is just outside of Galveston.
Dr. Henderson to Governor: ‘Don’t Sign this Budget’
The House has approved a budget that would slash spending in many state departments and it TOPS funding would only cover 70% of tuition for students.
Caddo Animal Control Has New Director
Travis Clark has been named as the new director of Caddo Parish Animal Services.
Powerball Jackpot Now Tops $300 Million
Powerball fever is growing as jackpot tops $300 million.
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.