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The MPC board picks a new executive director

For the first time in 26 years, the Metropolitan Planning Commission has the daunting task of finding a new executive director

Ark-La-Tex man sentenced to 15 years for having child pornography

Conner Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Shannon Ross Griffin, 45, of El Dorado, was sentenced today to 180 months in prison followed by supervised release for life for Receiving Images of Chi

Police arrest 3 in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries

A trio of suspected burglars is behind bars this morning following their alleged ties to multiple vehicle burglaries in east Shreveport.

ETX native, former Dallas Cowboys champion dies at 64

An East Texas native and former Dallas Cowboy died Tuesday at the age of 64.

Warrant issued for suspect in north Shreveport shooting

A local man is now being sought by police in connection with a shots fired incident which occurred last week in north Shreveport.

Shreveport's Historic Preservation Commission delays a decision into expanding the downtown historic district

The Downtown Development Authority has cleaned up downtown historic maps to make other buildings eligible for historic tax credits. 

Police spent time with the youngest community members

Like most of the other children, Isis Coleman signed up for Shreveport Police Department's basketball camp for one reason, "I love basketball."

Sex offender arrested in social media sting

A Shreveport man who thought he was setting up a meeting with a teenage girl was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender.

Former soldier sentenced for sexually abusing a young child

A former Fort Polk soldier was sentenced Thursday to 210 months in prison and five years of supervised release for sexually abusing a minor under the age of nine, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.

Police: 2 arrested breaking into apartment vehicles

Two men were arrested following their alleged involvement in multiple vehicle break-ins Monday morning.