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Governor Jindal signs four bills into law

BATON ROUGE, LA — Today, Thursday, April 26, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2012 Regular Legislative Session to seven bills.

Pair busted for string of Haughton burglaries

Two young men have been arrested for stealing items from unlocked cars in two Haughton subdivisions over the past two weeks and are seeking those who feel they may be victims.

Breakthrough in 1999 cold case

SMITH COUNTY, TX — Smith County sheriff's officials claim they have solved a 1999 cold case.

Martin House recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

More than 3 million reports of child abuse will be filed this year, according to Childhelp. They estimate 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 4 boys will be abused in some way before the age of 18.

Do you recognize this church burglar?

Shreveport Police are asking the public to help identifying a burglar who broke into the Zion Baptist Church and stole several items from an internal office area.

Shreveport man holds 3 at gunpoint

Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport man for breaking into a residence in north Caddo Parish and holding three people at gunpoint, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Bossier City man arrested for 2005 rape of 6-year old

A Bossier City man is behind bars for allegedly raping a young girl back in 2005. Troy Roundtree, 23, was indicted by a Caddo Parish Grand Jury on April 20.

Jonesville post office takes on "David and Goliath" fight

In a David and Goliath turn, an East Texas post office is fighting against the U.S. Postal Service's decision to close its doors. The Jonesville, Texas post office has served local residents since 1847.

Fact-acting firefighters save Bossier City home from blaze

Bossier City firefighters saved a house from burning down this morning. It happened in the 600 block of Yarbrough Street at around 8:30 a.m.

Judge rules that rap lyrics can be used in Lil’ Boosie murder trial

Baton Rouge, La  — A judge ruled today that three very specific rap lyrics can be used to show personal intent in the First-Degree murder trial for Baton Rouge rapper Lil’ Boosie.