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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.

3 arrested after Highland gunfight

Three suspects in a shooting that injured a Shreveport man are behind bars this evening following their arrest by Shreveport Police.

FIT for Kids puts on taste-a-thon

After spending the summer tending to their garden, the community garden at Valencia Park, members of the Food Initiative Taskforce (FIT) for Kids held a taste-a-thon, showcasing the fruits and vegetables they grew.

Preventing diabetes

The Martin Luther King Health Center in Shreveport is offering free sessions on how to prevent diabetes and the dangers of the deadly disease.

Pichon receives Fleming Thomas Award

Northwestern State University Instructor of English Michelle Pichon was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Fleming A. Thomas Faculty Information Literacy Award.

Theta Chi chapter receives national honor

The Northwestern State University chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity recently received a Chapter Achievement Award for accomplishments in several categories. The award is one of the top honors presented to a chapter by Theta Chi Fraternity.