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Chris Paddie releases statement on winning Texas House District 9

East Texas — Former Marshall Mayor Chris Paddie has won the Republican Primary in House District 9, defeating incumbent Wayne Christian. There is no Democrat filed to run in the HD 9 general election.

Shreveport woman stabs domestic partner during argument

A Shreveport argument turned violent Tuesday when a woman stabbed her domestic partner. The incident happened around 3:36 p.m. in a house on the 8500 block of Westbrook Place.

Shreveport man who scammed the elderly of $253,000 gets 8 years hard time

A man found guilty of scamming the elderly of more than $253,000 was sentenced to eight years in jail on Tuesday. Stanley Mangham, 49, of Shreveport, pled guilty in April to stealing assets from aged or disabled people.

Texarkana College offers Summer I registration for 1 more week

Texarkana -- Summer is a perfect time to try your hand at a course you have always wanted to take and hone in on a special skill.

Semi-involved crash kills 1 in Shreveport

A Shreveport crash this morning involving a semi claimed the life of an elderly man.

Summer the most dangerous time for teen drivers

7 out of the 10 deadliest days for teenage drivers occur between late May and early August, according to AAA. That makes the summer the deadliest season for teens behind the wheel.

BCPD to conduct safety checkpoint

The Bossier City Police Department will conduct a safety checkpoint on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at a location south of I-20 in Bossier City.

Officials release identity of Shreveport man killed while walking in roadway

Shreveport authorities have released the name of a man killed last weekeend walking in a roadway. The dead man has been identified as 23-year-old Joshua W. Bruce of Shreveport.

Caddo Sheriff's Office to sell unclaimed animals

Donkeys, horses, and a hog will go up for public sale this weekend after their owners either released them to the Caddo Sheriff's Office or failed to claim their loose livestock.

Shreveport woman shoots self in hand during altercation

A local woman who apparently shot herself in the hand during a dispute in North Shreveport this evening has been arrested.