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Bossier City Police arrest suspect for church burglaries

Bossier City police have arrested a man in connection with a recent string of church burglaries.

DOTD Announces “Big Switch” this Weekend on Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans

JEFFERSON, La. – Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas announces the “Big Switch” or traffic shift to move motorists from the old lanes on the Huey P.

Shreveport standoff ends peacefully

A Shreveport man is in police custody following an evening long standoff in Shreveport's Broadmoor neighborhood.

Report: More young women seeking high-paying jobs

According to the Department of Labor Statistics, American women still lag behind their male counterparts when it comes to drawing a paycheck.

Two high school students sent to hospital after eating marijuana cupcakes

BATON ROUGE, LA  — Two high school students were taken to a local hospital for treatment today after they ate cupcakes that were reportedly laced with marijuana.

Local schools celebrate DARE graduations

Caddo Parish fifth-graders at seven local schools will celebrate their successful completion of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program with graduation ceremonies starting on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Shreveport woman wakes up to burglar in home; suspect on the loose

Authorities need your help in locating a man wanted for allegedly breaking into a house in southeast Shreveport earlier this week while the homeowner was inside asleep.

Two dead in officer-involved shootout in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Two people are dead this morning on the Westbank following a chase and shootout with police. The incident happened early this morning at the Westbank Expressway near Barataria in New Orleans.

Shreveport teacher accused of harming student in classroom

A teacher at Green Oaks High School was arrested today for simple battery of a student.

Report: Guns growing economy

When it comes to growing the national economy, firearms are making a big boom.