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FEMA officials discuss hurricane preparedness

Officials from six states are meeting in Shreveport this week to discuss hurricane preparedness.

Two homes and a dozen vehicles destroyed in Bowie County fire

An large fire in Bowie County destroys several homes and a dozen vehicles Wednesday.

Wreck on Benton Road sends baby, mother to hospital with serious injuries

Bossier Parish – On Tuesday at 6:37 p.m Louisiana State troopers were called to a two-vehicle crash on Benton Road, just south of Cashpoint Road.

Barksdale man arrested for indecent behavior with 15-year old

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says a Barksdale Air Force Base man was arrested late Tuesday night for indecent behavior with a 15-year-old female in a parked vehicle in south Bossier.

Shreveport woman accused of multiple burglaries

A local woman accused of a multi-state crime wave is believed to be responsible for at least two burglaries in Shreveport.

Drought hurting small "you pick" farm operations

Small local "you pick" farmers depend on the public to buy their crops. They also depend on the rain to help them grow--and that hasn't happened this year. The strain on water supply has caused many to end the season early.

Woman arrested for cruelty to a juvenile

Caddo sheriff's detectives arrested a Mooringsport woman after a 4-year-old boy in her care was taken to the hospital with a broken arm, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Two arrested after stealing from employer

Two suspects have been arrested in separate cases for stealing from their employers, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Two Plains Dealing men arrested on warrants after asking for ride home

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says two Plain Dealing men were arrested Monday night after they were found to have active arrest warrants and drug paraphernalia when they asked a Bossier Sheriff’s deputy for a ride home.

Americans still spending on pets

Recent reports show that consumer spending is down...but sales for pet supplies are still rising. Spending on pets jumped by eight percent in 2010. That number is expected to rise to more than $47 billion this year.