Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:18:45 GMT
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.A witness told police that the four girls, ages 7, 5, 3 and 1, had been in the same dirtyMore >>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:16 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:16:08 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -
The new tenant at the former General Motors plant in Shreveport could be a startup auto firm called Elio Motors.
KSLA News 12 has learned from a reliable source that the company will make Shreveport its manufacturing home in 2013.
The Caddo Parish Commission and representatives of the RACER Trust are expected to make the announcement at Noon on Thursday at the site of the former GM plant. The trust was set up and tasked with cleaning up, maintaining and selling 89 former GM plants in 14 states in the wake of the automaker's bankruptcy.
The last truck rolled off the assembly line at GM Shreveport on August 28.
Citing a confidentiality agreement, Caddo Commission officials and RACER have declined to identify the new tenant before the announcement is made.
At Wednesday's Caddo Parish Commission work session, parish assistant administrator Randy Lucky revealed that the new tenant will be a manufacturer, and that it's expected to bring 1,500 jobs by April.
Lucky confirms it will be an auto manufacturer, but not one of the "Big Three" (Ford, General Motors and Chrysler). In fact, Lucky says this will be their first time manufacturing cars on a large scale.
Lucky says it will be a U.S.-based company that will be paying $37.50 per hour for manufacturing jobs on the assembly line. Lucky says the unnamed company is not affiliated with a union at this point.
According to the company's Facebook page, Elio Motors was founded in 2008. On its website, the Phoenix-based company claims to be "the next big thing in transportation" and features a small, 3-wheeled vehicle that runs on regular unleaded gas capable of getting 84 miles per gallon on the highway.
According to the company's website, they expect to deliver the first Elio, retailing for $6,800, in July 2014.