Local News

Pain at the pump

People all around the Ark-La-Tex are starting to see an increase at the pump. According to AAA the national average for a gallon of gas is currently at $3.67 a gallon. That's a 10 cent increase from last month.

Annual Louisiana Voter Registration Week to be observed in August

Voter Registration Week will be observed  Aug. 26-30, 2013. Upcoming elections include open primary on October 19th and open general on November 16th. Below is a list of confirmed voter registration locations.

Barksdale remembers RAIDR 21

Family, friends and members of Team Barksdale gathered to remember the aviators of RAIDR 21 in a ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, July 21.

Summer increases vehicle-related heat stroke risk for kids

With summer temperatures reaching the upper 90s on many days, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission warns motorists not to leave children alone in closed vehicles for even a few minutes.

Shreveport man hospitalized after being shot during a dispute

A Shreveport man was hospitalized Saturday night after he was shot during a dispute. Shreveport Police Department's Community Response Unit was called to the 3400 block of Clarke Boulevard around 6:10 p.m. Saturday.

Cleco cautioning customers against fraudulent calls

Cleco is cautioning customers to be aware of fraudulent calls demanding payment of electric bills through a money transfer agency or face disconnection of power.

Driver arrested for negligent homicide following crash that killed 18-year-old woman

An 18-year-old Port Barre woman is dead, and an Opelousas man has been arrested following a late night fatal crash on LA Highway 103 near Alex Stoute Road.

Farmerville man could face up to 460 years in prison for possession of child pornography

A Farmerville man was arrested Friday for possession of child pornography. On July 19, 2013, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested Danny Riley, 22, of Farmerville in Monroe.

Bowie County Deputies arrest four for burglary

Bowie County Deputies arrest four suspects later Friday afternoon for burglary of a habitation. Around 11:33 a.m. deputies were called to a burglary that had happened on Hidden Valley Cove.

Two arrested after fight breaks out at local gas station

A local police chief is among several officers that broke up a violent fight at a Bossier City business.