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Lafayette woman arrested for human trafficking of pre-teen

A Lafayette woman is in jail tonight, and a child is free from continued abuse, following a lengthy human trafficking investigation by Detectives with Louisiana State Police.

UPDATE: Harrison County officials asking for assistance looking for an autistic child

UPDATE 10:03 P.M. Hunter Ballew has been found and returned home. He was found on I-20 approximately 1 mile from his residence. He was located at 9:56 PM by a family member who was assisting in the search.

The Fuller Center comes back to Stoner Hill for more beautification

Not even a month after finishing homes for four veterans in Shreveport's Stoner Hill neighborhood, and the Fuller Center of Northwest Louisiana was back in the neighborhood, this time fixing up the houses next to the homes they built for ve

Squatter might have caused duplex fire

Fire broke out early Monday morning in a duplex in the 3100 block of Holly Street in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood, and neighbors think they know the reason; squatters.

New study to take place

The American Cancer Society is looking for 500 people in the Shreveport-Bossier area to participate in a study to help find a cure for cancer. The nationwide study will follow the lifestyles of 300,000 people across 35 states.

Police seeking vandals who slashed 48 tires in south Bossier

Bossier City police are looking for the vandals responsible for slashing dozens of tires on multiple parked vehicles over the weekend in residential areas of south Bossier City.

Greg Handel to be named acting director of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State

Greg Handel has been named acting director of the Mrs. H.D. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University. It will go into effect on July 1, 2013.

Stabbing victim's name released

Shreveport Police have released the name of the victim of a deadly stabbing over the weekend.

Shelton to be inducted into NLN Academy

Dr. Debra Shelton, assistant professor in Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health, will be inducted into the National League for Nursing’s Academy for Nursing Education.

Shreveport Police seek whereabouts of missing man

Shreveport Police need your assistance to locate a missing man who has not been seen or heard from since Saturday afternoon.