Local News

Tip leads to the arrest of wanted robber

Thanks to the help of a tipster, a wanted was caught by authorities Wednesday afternoon. Quincy Young, 30, of Shreveport, was taken into custody, accused of robbing a west Shreveport hotel earlier this week.

Exploring Sci-Port

There probably isn't a single person in the Ark-la-tex that hasn't heard of Shreveport's Sci-Port.

1 hospitalized, 1 arrested following north Shreveport gunfire

A man was hospitalized and another is behind bars Tuesday afternoon following gunfire in north Shreveport. At around 3:00 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Oregon Aveunue to reports that a man had been shot.

Woman arrested for injuring elderly family member after demanding money

A 42-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly caused severe injuries to her elderly family member.

DNA links suspect to Shreveport burglary

A Shreveport man was booked into the Shreveport jail after DNA linked him to a crime.

Keithville man charged with sexual battery on girl

Authorities have charged a Kiethville man with sex crimes involving a juvenile, according to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office.

Shreveport school coordinator accused of slapping student

A Shreveport woman was issued a summons Tuesday afternoon following allegations that she hit a student at a local school.

Fingerprints link jail bird to additional crime

A fingerprint found at the scene of a burglary has a convicted criminal in trouble with the law again.

Legendary pianist, East Texan Van Cliburn dies at 78

Renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn died of bone cancer Wednesday at his home in Fort Worth, Texas, his publicist said. He was 78. Cliburn was born in Shreveport, Lousiana, before moving to Kilgore, Texas at the age of six.

Nightwatch: Stripping away TV stereotypes of police

Almost every police or crime show on television shows at least one person getting arrested, generally after a gun fight or high speed chase. But for Shreveport Patrol Officers, that is hardly what an average day looks like.