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Dump truck collides with pickup on Highway 71

A pickup and dump truck collided Friday morning on U.S. Highway 71 near Highway 173.

Family Dollar store hit by armed robber Friday morning

Another armed robbery took place Friday morning along the Mansfield Road business corridor in Southern Hills.

Woman arrested for stabbing boyfriend

Around 1:40 Wednesday morning, Shreveport Police Department responded to a stabbing in the 3100 block of DeVaughn in the Caddo Heights neighborhood, that neighbors say happened in the front yard of a house on the block.

Community gardens, a "growing" trend in Shreveport

Obesity is a major epidemic, but with education and lifestyle changes, it can be cured.

Car drives into liquor store in smash and grab robbery

There might be a sign that says drive through service, but the owner's of Thrifty Liquor on Greenwood and Monkhouse in Shreveport didn't mean that literally.

UPDATE: Texas officer allegedly stabbed wife with syringes filled with animal euthanization drugs

UPDATE (Thursday, October 18th): A new charge has been filed against an East Texas police officer who was arrested over the weekend for allegedly stabbing his wife with syringes.

Teenager arrested after threatening to shoot students at Bossier school

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office arrested a 17-year-old student at the Bossier Learning Center this morning on drug charges and threatening to shoot people at the school.

UPDATE: Prisoner who escaped from Shreveport hospital is back in custody

UPDATE (Thursday): A prisoner who escaped from a Shreveport hospital was taken back into custody Thursday morning.

Shreveport Police warn about fake officer phone scam

Several Shreveport residents reported what police are calling "suspicious phone calls" on Wednesday evening.

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.