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Suspected dollar store bandit jailed

A local man who allegedly robbed a west Shreveport dollar store last spring is behind bars.

Springfield mayor, police chief indicted for allegedly hiding woman's DWI

Today the mayor and police chief of Springfield were each indicted on four felony charges for conspiring to hide a woman’s 2011 DWI citation, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Fight over woman sends one to hospital with stab wound

A Keithville man is in jail after he allegedly stabbed another man in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

UPDATE: Pastor charged with arson in Zachary house fire

ZACHARY, LA — UPDATE: Fire investigators have confirmed Pastor Bridget Barns Steib and her sister Lucielle Brown have been arrested on charges of Arson. Her million-dollar home went up in flames earlier this week.

UPDATE: Drug deal gone bad leads to double shooting in Shreveport

Three men, two of whom were shot, have been arrested in connection with a shooting in west Shreveport after a drug deal turned sour Thursday.

Trouble getting a job? Your Facebook profile could be to blame

More than 90 percent of employers in the United States are using social media to find and screen workers. That's according to a recent Jobvite survey, which monitors companies' uses of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other sites.

5 children nearly drown after getting swept away by rainwater

Five children nearly drowned after being swept away by rainwater run-off  this afternoon in Shreveport's Southern Hills neighborhood..

No sign of protests outside Arkansas soldier's funeral

Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff Commercial) -- Police, counter-protesters and members of patriotic organizations said picketers from Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., didn't materialize Saturday afternoon to disrupt the funeral of Sgt.

Crime Stoppers seeking tips in ETX bank robbery

The Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers and the Daingerfield Police Department needs your help to solve this crime of the week.

Couple found shot dead in Baton Rouge apartment

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a double homicide that happened earlier this morning.