A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets.
Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.
UPDATE: Timothy Mathew, 22, of the 2600 block of Via Caballero in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count each of simple robbery, resisting an officer, and attempted simple escape.
On August 7, 2012, shortly after 3:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Sligo Road about one mile west of Louisiana Highway 157 that claimed the life of an Oklahoma man.