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UPDATE: Purse snatcher who allegedly dragged elderly woman has been arrested

UPDATE (9:48am, October 18th): The man who allegedly dragged a 66-year old woman during a purse-snatching at a Shreveport casino earlier this month has been arrested.

East Texas Baptist University sues the Department of Health and Human Services

East Texas Baptist University is standing up for what they believe in. In this case, they believe that they shouldn't have to offer their staff the morning after pill and others like that.

Woman dies after driving off top deck of Bossier City parking garage

Update: 60 feet is a long way to fall, but that's exactly what happened to Robin Lyons of Shreveport early Wednesday morning.

Poll: Obama, Romney tied in New Hampshire

A poll released Monday indicates Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are tied in the battleground state of New Hampshire.

Clinton talks Romney and Obama debate, politics in interview

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brushed off speculation that the controversy over last month's consulate attack in Libya could thwart her chance at the White House should she decide to run for president in 2016.

Natchitoches homeowner’s body discovered after fire

State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning released information today relating to a residential fire occurring in Natchitoches Parish where the homeowner’s remains were discovered.

Bossier City Police investigate Cordova Court Appartments stabbing, arrest suspect

Bossier City police arrested a woman overnight after she stabbed her boyfriend during an altercation.

Overnight explosion heard over Louisiana and Texas was not a meteorite

Update: The boom was different for residents of North Louisiana depending on their location, but it got everybody talking about what the boom late Monday night was.

Suspect jailed following burglary on Forest Avenue in Shreveport

A suspect in a weekend burglary sits behind bars after being tracked down by officers.

Firefighters to host haunted hayride

Bossier City Firefighters Local 1051 will host a haunted hayride October 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 30 and 31, 2012 on the grounds of the Bossier City Public Safety Training Complex, 5850 Shed Road.  The cost is $8 per person.