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City offices to close for New Year's holiday

The City of Bossier City administrative offices, including offices for City Council and City Court, will be closed Monday, December 31, 2012 and Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.

NWS: EF-3 tornado touches down in ETX on Christmas Day

Preliminary weather reports from the National Weather Service show an EF-3 tornado touching down in parts of Houston County on Christmas Day.

Third suspect in death of ETX man arrested in Vernon Parish

A third suspect was arrested Tuesday and charged in the slaying of Ronnie Joe Gammage, whose beaten and burned body was found Dec. 19 in Upshur County.

Christmas evening fire damages home

After spending the holidays at a family member's home, a homeowner came home to see the Bossier City Fire Department battling a fire at his home in the 4000 block of Maple.

Independence Bowl brings more than football to Shreveport

Independence Bowl week might only be about football for some visitors, but for the local economy, it's much more.

Power outages strike Ark-La-Tex area

Strong winter storms rolled through the Ark-La-Tex area on Christmas Day. Here are the latest outage numbers as of 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to the SWEPCO website. Arkansas:

Accused Shreveport robber charged with 3 additional crimes

A Shreveport man busted for allegedly holding up a local business has three additional counts of robbery tacked onto his record.

DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions

With the possibility of snow, rain and sleet over the next few months in central and north Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weathe

Santa visits Sutton Children's Hospital

Even after spending all night delivering toys and goodies to children around the world, Santa wanted to make one last stop at Shreveport's Sutton Children's Hospital before heading back to the North Pole.

Staying safe while having fun with fireworks

The holidays are thought of as a time of celebration, and fireworks are meant for celebrations, so it's no surprise that they two go hand in hand.