Local News

BCPD to conduct safety checkpoint

The Bossier City Police Department will conduct a safety checkpoint on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at a location north of I-20 in Bossier City.

Police arrest gunman in Shreveport weekend shooting

Officials have arrested one person in connection with a weekend shooting in Shreveport.

Louisiana Tech fraternity vows to rebuild house

A Louisiana Tech fraternity is promising to rebuild its house after a blaze swept through the building Saturday afternoon, destroying it.

Bossier City public swimming pools set to open

Two of Bossier City’s three public swimming pools will open for the summer later this week. The Shed Road and Mike Wood Park pools will open on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 12 p.m. The hours of operation this summer will be:

Traffic mayhem follows bus collision with semi in Shreveport

Traffic mayhem has ensued in Shreveport Monday following a school bus accident. It happened around 11 p.m. near the intersection of North Spring Street and Lake Avenue.

Two hurt in Shreveport weekend shootings

Authorities are investigating a pair of unrelated shootings that left two victims recovering at a local hospital.

Shreveport store clerk fends off would-be robbers

A pair of would-be robbers were fought off by the store clerk at a Shreveport business over the weekend.

Caddo sheriff's summer recreation program set to begin at area schools

The annual youth summer recreation program sponsored by the Caddo Sheriff's Office kicks off June 4, providing safe, summer activities for area youngsters, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator.

More couples considering wedding insurance

It's wedding season in the Ark-La-Tex, and that means hundreds couples will be shelling out thousands of dollars for the day of their dreams.

Inspector General pleads case to Finance Committee

BATON ROUGE, LA  — The state Inspector General is fighting to keep his office open.