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Firefighters save house from blaze; 2 abandoned trailers destroyed

A fire in a rural area of south Bossier Parish destroyed two abandoned trailer homes early Wednesday afternoon, but firefighters were able to contain the fire to keep it from destroying the main home on the property.

Prosecution requests writing sample from Bation Rouge rapper Lil’ Boosie

BATON ROUGE, LA — Rapper Lil' Boosie was back in court today for a status conference. Before his murder trial begins on April 30, 2012 the prosecution asked for a writing sample from the rapper.

CSO deputies make arrest in shooting

A man wanted for a shooting on Post Oak Place earlier this month was arrested by Caddo deputies on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Man arrested after mother finds daughter’s letter detailing rape incident

Bayou L’Ourse, La — On February 29, 2012, Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a residence in Bayou L’Ourse in reference to an alleged rape.

Do you recognize this man?

Authorities are searching for a robber who knocked off a west Shreveport convenience store over the weekend. At around 1:35 a.m. on Sunday, police were called to a robbery at the Circle K in the 300 block of West 70th Street.

Shreveport man allegedly shoots girlfriend by accident

A Shreveport woman is recovering in a local hospital after she was allegedly shot accidentally. At around 5:52 p.m. on Tuesday, officers were called to a Shreveport hospital's emergency room to a shooting victim.

New bill hopes to impose harsh punishment for those who fail to report child abuse

BATON ROUGE, LA --- A bill that would require all citizens to report abuse is making its way through the legislature.

Boat catches fire on Red River bridge

Firefighters have extinguished the flames, and traffic is beginning to return to a normal flow. The fire was first reported at 3:54 p.m.

Mega Millions jackpot at 3rd largest ever

UNDATED — People across the nation are buying up Mega Millions tickets for a shot at $363 million. This is the third highest jackpot in the game's history.

Zwolle man faces serious prison time for dealing meth in ETX

TYLER, Texas – A 21-year-old Zwolle man faces at least 10 years in prison for dealing drugs in East Texas. Camera Neal Holden, Jr. pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.