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Students prepare for the upcoming year with a free health screening

For the 4th year, CHRISTUS Health, along with Sci-Port and 30 other community sponsors, invited children to take advantage of a heath screening before heading back to school in just a few weeks.

Louisiana's tax free weekend

Tax free weekend starts today in Louisiana just before kids are getting ready to head back to school. Today and tomorrow most items can be purchased without having to pay the 4 percent state sales tax.

19 horses killed in fire near Louisiana Downs

19 horses died in a fire at a large barn near Harrah’s Louisiana Downs in Haughton just before 6:00 p.m., Thursday. A barn, the size of a football field at the River Point Racing and Equestrian Center, adjacent to the Haughton racetrack, caught fi

Last camp before school starts

The Caddo Sheriff's Office is hosting one last summer camp before kids head back to school.

Suspect sought for cashing a bogus check at business for nearly $4,000

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help with identifying and finding a woman who cashed a fraudulent check at a local business in the amount of almost $4,000.

Shreveport man arrested for attempted murder thanks to DNA evidence

A man accused of committing an armed robbery that nearly claimed the life of a store manager lands in jail thanks to DNA evidence.

VIDEO: Man facing charges after his toddler walks out front door to gas station for milk

A Bossier City man faces charges after his 3-year-old toddler escaped from his house and went shopping for milk. Police arrested Jeremy Hutchison, 33, after his son walked out the front door to a local convenience store.

Applications for Firefighter Civil Service test

The Bossier City Fire Department is now accepting applications for the entrance firefighter civil service test to be administered on October 22, 2013, at the Bossier City Public Safety Training Center, 5850 Shed Road.

BUFF to the Bone: Wing commander celebrates 20th anniversary flight

July 29, 1993, an Air Force officer in his early twenties stepped into a B-52H Stratofortress for the first time as a copilot.

MSC training reimbursement suspended due to sequestration

Due to sequestration and budget cuts, Barksdale is set to suspend reimbursement for required motorcycle training after Aug. 15.