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Shreveport police nab bank robber at Whataburger

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.

Oklahoma man killed in Bossier Parish crash

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.

Carjacker abandons vehicle during chase

At this hour, police are looking for a carjacker who led officers on a chase this morning in the MLK neighborhood.

Police: Body discovered in Evangeline Parish

Cpl. Paul Mouton with the Lafayette Police Department has confirmed that a body was discovered this morning in Evangeline Parish, but they will not say whether it is that of Mickey Shunick.

Man accused of kidnapping faces new charges

Eddie Jackson, convicted this past week in the kidnapping of Tracy Winslow and arson of her car, is facing new charges today, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Fugitive literally runs from Shreveport police into county jail

A Shreveport fugitive who had been wanted for two years literally ran to jail Tuesday.

Footage of dog tossed over shelter fence causes uproar on Facebook

Video footage showing a Baton Rouge man tossing a dog over the fence at a local shelter is circulating social media platforms. Many in Baton Rouge are outraged by the images and the shelter hopes the public will help identify the man.

Bossier Parish Community College to hold registration for fall 2012

Bossier Parish Community College will hold registration for its fall 2012 term from 9:00am-6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at the BPCC campus, 6220 E Texas Street, Bossier City, LA.

UPDATE: Water main break repaired; road remains closed due to construction

UPDATE: Repairs on the water main in the 800 block of Hamilton Road were completed late last night. The effected portion of Hamilton Road will remain closed while crews pour concrete today to repair the road.

Convenience store robbers caught shortly after heist

Three alleged robbers have been arrested in connection with an overnight heist at a Bossier City convenience store.