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Homeless shelter in Shreveport forced to throw out 1,600 pounds of deer meat

An annual donation drive in Shreveport ended with controversy after the Department of Health and Hospitals forced a shelter to throw out a huge donation of meat.

ETX woman searches to find photo's rightful home

An East Texas woman is on a personal mission to help return an item that she found at a Goodwill store to its rightful home.

Planned closure of ETX processing plant to shift more mail to Shreveport

A date has been finalized for the closure of an East Texas mail processing center.

Texarkana man faces budget cut blade

When Raymond Wyrick loses his job next week, he will be among the first casualties of the $85 billion federal budget cuts that hit March 1.

Shreveport hotel robbed at gunpoint

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a west Shreveport hotel Monday afternoon. At 1:46 p.m., officers were called to a reported armed robbery at the Days Inn hotel on the 4900 block of West Monkhouse Drive.

Authorities bust 5 Caddo Parish businesses selling to minors

Caddo sheriff's deputies checked 31 businesses on Friday for compliance with laws governing the sale of alcohol to underage persons. Employees of five businesses were found in violation, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

ULM alum Joe Profit to culminate Black History Month Celebration

University of Louisiana at Monroe alum and former NFL running back Dr. Joe Profit (B.S.

Comcast issues statement about cable outage

Shreveport's cable subscribers got a unwelcome surprise Sunday evening, when Comcast's service went out for the whole city.

Robinson's Rescue offers low-cost spaying and neutering on World Spay Day and everyday

Nationwide, about 1 shelter animal is euthanized every 8 seconds. Annually, that mean about 4 million cats and dogs are put down in shelters. Locally, about a thousand shelter animals are killed every month.

ETX man accused of stabbing, killing brother

A Bowie County man was arrested early Saturday for allegedly stabbing and killing his brother. At 1:34 a.m., deputies responded to reports of a stabbing at the Alpine Mobile Home park on FM 2148 South Texarkana.