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NSU Freshman Connection to be held July 18

Northwestern State University will hold the final session of its freshman orientation program Freshman Connection July 18. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program starts at 9 a.m. in Magale Recital Hall.

LRC: Disability Council to hold quarterly meeting in Shreveport

Employers, disability advocates and the public are invited to attend the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council meetings July 25 and 26.

Caddo police asking for help identifying woman involved in fraud investigation

Caddo police are asking for help identifying a woman involved in a fraud investigation. The woman is a black female, about 5 feet 6 inches, and is estimated to be in her late 40's to mid 50's.

Police recover stolen items, issue arrest warrant for Louisiana man

Several items were recovered after being stolen from Maude and old Crystal Springs Water Park. Investigator David Biggar has recently recovered 13 firearms, a crossbow, and a large amount of ammunition taken in a burglary.

Maintenance man convicted of murder gets maximum sentence

June 27, Robert Earl Walter of Shreveport was found guilty of killing his former supervisor, April Fulgham, just days after being fired.

With salvinia spraying, is Shreveport's water safe?

It was less than a month ago when Shreveport's water purification superintendent promised that despite the smell and the taste of Shreveport's water, it is safe to drink.

Man turns himself in for accepting money for uncompleted jobs

Travis Michael Porter has turned himself over to the Bossier Financial Crimes Unit this afternoon. He was previously wanted for accepting payment of more than $30,000 for home improvement work that he never completed.

Non-Profit that helps disabled starting to feel affects of budget cuts

Twenty five percent of Louisiana’s population struggles with some sort of disability and LATAN (Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network) helps those people succeed.

Airport sees increase in travel

Summer time is one of the busiest travel seasons of the year and officials with The Shreveport Regional Airport say they are seeing a slight increase in summer travel since this time last year.