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Summertime crime: is it blown out of proportion?

For years, people have heard that crime is worse in summer, and many in Shreveport firmly believe it. However, the Shreveport Police Department doesn't fall into that group, saying that isn't the case.

SFD calling grease fire a "close call"

Just after midnight Thursday, Shreveport Fire were called to the 1800 block of Clay St., in the city's Allendale neighborhood, to respond to what is believed to be a grease fire.

Police seek suspect in attempted robbery

Shreveport Police need your help to find a man accused of attempting to rob a local business last month.

TX man arrested after LA road rage incident

A Texas man was arrested in Louisiana after a road rage incident almost turned deadly. Leroy Smith of Ft.Worth, was charged with aggravated assault and taken to the Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center.

Shreveport man arrested for distribution of child pornography

On Thursday, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations, U.S.

Bossier contractor wanted after getting paid thousands of dollars but not doing the work

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is asking the public for help locating a contractor who took thousands of dollars from a customer but never did the work that he was contractually obligated to do.

Bossier fire investigators seek help from public in solving suspected arson case

The Bossier City Fire Prevention Bureau and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help in locating the suspect or suspects responsible for intentionally setting four vehicles on fire at a local business.

I Love the Ark-La-Tex: Red River Brewing Co.

There are few things more enjoyable than a cold beer on a hot summer day, but I hate that I can't find a delicious local beer to quench my thirst....but that will change soon.

Woman arrested after stabbing man

A man is recovering, expected to be ok, after being stabbed just after midnight Wednesday. Shreveport Police were called to the 500 block of E. 68 St. in the city's Cedar Grover neighborhood, heading a report of a stabbing.