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.
New Seatbelt Laws Go into Effect August 1st
A host of new rules on buckling up go into effect on Thursday.
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Is Back in Louisiana
The Louisiana Department of Revenue allows certain items to be purchased sales-tax-free at any participating retailer within the state.
Dramatic Video of Tornado on Cape Cod
A strong tornado roared through Cade Cod Massachusetts causing widespread damage.
Governor Postpones Tour Stops to Prepare for Severe Weather
The remainder of Gov. Edwards statewide tour is being rescheduled for a later date. Gov. Edwards is returning to Baton Rouge this evening where he’ll conduct a Unified Command Group meeting with emergency response officials as the state continues to prepare for the threat of severe weather.
UPDATE: Arrest Made in Murder of Postal Worker
Shreveport postal worker shot and killed while delivering mail on Saturday.
Uber and Lyft Can Operate Across Louisiana
The Governor has signed legislation opening the door for Uber and Lyft to operate in all parts of the state, including rural areas.
Mega Millions Lands on List of Largest Lottery Jackpots in U.S. History
The Mega Millions jackpot continues to grow. Since there was no winner Tuesday night, the prize moves up on to #13 on our Top 20 list of largest jackpots in history at $530 million.
Water Balloons Thrown at Shreveport Firefighters Responding to Call
Firefighters responding to a call at Ford Park in West Shreveport on Sunday faced obstacles and harassment while doing their job.
Eyes of Nation on Shreveport over Sagging
We caught up with former Shreveport Councilman Calvin Lester who proposed the original ban on saggy pants back in 2007.
Driving While Holding Cell Phone Might Soon Be Illegal
A bill banning you from holding your cell phone while driving is now headed to the Senate after it wins approval on the House side.