Local News

New law expected to help boost tourism

Taxi service drivers will soon become a little more informative about what’s going on around the City of Shreveport.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and “Talk, Text, Crash” is a slogan used to get people’s attention about the dangers of operating a vehicle while using an electronic device.

BPCC teacher earns prestigious poetry award

Bossier Parish Community College Liberal Arts Instructor Katie Bickham has been awarded The Missouri Review’s Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize for poetry.

Police looking for Craig's List Bandit

Authorities are seeking the assistance of the public to help capture a suspect accused of defrauding multiple victims via a popular web based shopping site.

Calumet in EPA hearings

Velma White along with her community has something to celebrate tonight. She received a call last night from the Environmental Protection Agency to let her know that they were conducting hearings with Calumet Refineries.

Conviction affirmed

Rick Seaton, the former assistant chief administrative officer under Mayor Cedric Glover conviction for raping an 18 year old high school student from Georgia was affirmed today by the states 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bossier PD advise alternate driving routes due to Thursday night concert

Due to a heavy amount of  traffic expected at tomorrow night’s Miranda Lambert/Dierks Bentley concert at the CenturyLink Center, the Bossier City Police Department is advising motorists to plan accordingly to help minimize traffic co

Man arrested for firing shots on school grounds after hours

On Tuesday afternoon, Bossier City Police arrested a man for shooting a gun in front of local school during a disturbance last week involving a large group of people.

Community taking a stand

Velma White says she has been fighting for her community for over 20 years. White along with community residents are teaming up against a major refinery that's allegedly exposing them to deadly chemicals.

NAACP to host educational forum

A local organization is stepping in to help failing schools in the area.