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Caddo Parish officials arrest 3 in connection with weekend home invasion

Caddo sheriff’s deputies arrested three men and are searching for a fourth in connection with a home invasion in Mooringsport.

Texas mother beats child to near death, now in jail

KILLEEN -- A Killeen mother charged with beating her three year old child within inches of her life is now in Bell County Jail.

Strong storms knock out power for thousands

Crews are working to clean up downed trees and power lines after strong storms swept across the Ark-La-Tex last night.

Dozens come out for Queensborough neighborhood meeting

People in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood are speaking out against the increase in violence in their community. That includes a shooting which left a 3-year-old girl in the hospital with serious injuries.

Louisiana Federation of Teachers files suit over new education laws

The Louisiana Federation of Teachers is challenging the constitutionality of recent education reforms passed by the state legislature and signed into law by Governor Bobby Jindal, according to a news release.

Dogs looking for homes after puppy mill rescue

Several East Texas dogs are still looking for good homes after a puppy mill bust last week in Marshall. Kay Hill with the Harrison County Humane Society says about 65 dogs were recovered off the property on Driskell Bridge Road.

Independence Bowl renews SEC ties

The AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will renew its ties with the Southeastern Conference, according to local Independence Bowl officials.

Man tries to kill himself, girlfriend by driving into Cross Lake

Caddo Parish authorities have arrested a man for trying to murder his girlfriend after he intentionally drove his vehicle into Cross Lake.

Texarkana man sentenced for drugs, guns found in home

TEXARKANA, Texas - A 40-year-old Texarkana, Texas, man has been sentenced to federal prison for firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Cousin finds Shreveport woman dead in her home; police suspect foul play

Shreveport police are investigating a homicide where a woman was found dead in her home by family members. Officials were called to the scene, located in the 200 block of Rex Street, around 8:02 p.m.