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One killed in Ascension Parish crash, impairment suspected in driver

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last night in Ascension Parish. The crash occurred on LA 30 north of LA 73 shortly before 10:30 pm.

City of Shreveport employee charges woman for public works

Shreveport Police officers have charged a city worker in connection with a criminal complaint received by the department.

UPDATE: Gunman, victim identified in fatal police-involved shooting

A man was shot and killed after allegedly shooting a woman at a house in west Shreveport Wednesday night.

Marshall man gets prison time for dealing meth

A 39-year-old Jefferson, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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.