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Struggling Richland Parish schools mired in controversy; white students can't transfer

Controversy is swirling around two Richland Parish elementary schools after parents received a note stating white children could not transfer from the struggling schools.

Shreveport school burglar caught following flood of tips

A Shreveport man is behind bars after a flood of tips poured in to authorites follwoing the release of surveillance images.

4-year-old in critical condition following abuse from mother's boyfriend

A Bossier City mother and her live-in boyfriend have been arrested after the woman's 4-year-old daughter was taken to a local hospital with serious head trauma.

LA Tech mascot dead of heat stroke

Lousiana Tech's mascot, a bulldog named Tech XX, is dead, after a city-wide search that lasted for days.

Red Cross releases new hurricane app

The American Red Cross today launched its official Hurricane App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit hurricane prone areas.

Teen charged with stabbing stepdad three times

Police detectives have arrested a teenager in connection with the stabbing of his stepdad last weekend in west Shreveport.

Man arrested for attempted murder after shoot-out at Baton Rouge bar

Baton Rouge Detectives arrested Billy W. Hoover, 45, late last night after a shooting that occurred at a bar off of Florida Blvd. At 10:30 p.m.last night, the accused entered the Longbranch Saloon in an irate, aggressive manner.

Authorities ask public for help in identifying school intruder

Authorities need your help catching a man who broke into an east Shreveport school earlier this month.

Bossier Parish law enforcment searching for would-be burglar

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who broke a front glass door of the Dixie Mart in the Dogwood subdivision in Haughton early Monday morning.

Major drug bust yields 24,000 grams of pot, cars, cash and guns

Five people have been arrested in connection with a major drug bust that yielded over 24,000 grams of synthetic marijuana.