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Aquatics program announces swimming exercise sessions

Northwestern State University's Aquatics Program announced wimming and water exervise sessions to be held at the NSU Rec Complex pool this summer.

NSU to host Memorial Day gold tourney

The Northwestern State University Foundation will host the 13th annual Coach Buddy Bonnette Memorial Day Golf Scramble Monday, May 27th, at the Natchitoches Country Club. The 18-hole scramble for four-person teams will start at 9 a.m.

Shreveport PD murder solve rate better than national average

In 2012, Shreveport Police reported 20 murders, the same as 2011. While that number is higher than they would have liked, there is a silver lining.

Senate vote on Elio exemption postponed

The Louisiana Senate was scheduled to vote on House Bill 218, which would allow Elio drivers an exemption from wearing a helmet and needing a motorcycle endorsement.

State tax returns deadline Wednesday

Time is running out if you are planning to file your 2012 Louisiana state tax returns. The Louisiana Department of Revenue is encouraging residents to fill electronically before the May 15th deadline.

Man wanted for murder now in police custody

A man wanted in connection with the deadly shooting of a Shreveport man last week has been arrested in Memphis, Tennessee.

Disturbance at apartment complex leads to drug, weapon arrests

Bossier City police arrested three people overnight after responding to a disturbance at a local apartment complex that involved the discharged of a single gunshot.

NSU to hold summer Driver's Ed classes

Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a summer driver education class May 28-31. The class will be held at South Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shreveport apartment fire leaves eight families homeless

A fire that broke out just after 5 p.m. Sunday destroyed building number 37 at the Aspen Apartments, located on Baird Rd. in Shreveport, leaving eight families without a home.

Probationary police officer arrested

Shreveport Police officials arrested a probationary police officer yesterday. Police officials charged him with a felony following a complaint received by the department yesterday evening.