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Shreveport authorities post results of safety checkpoint

The Shreveport Police Department is releasing the results of a safety checkpoint held last weekend.

UPDATE: Officials identify FedEx driver killed in Hosston wreck

The woman who died in this morning's wreck has been identified as Gertha Jackson, 41, of Shreveport. A FedEx driver was pronounced dead at the scene this morning following a wreck in Hosston.

Shreveport man injured in early morning shooting

A local man is recovering from serious injuries this morning following a shooting in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Bossier City offices closed for 4th of July

City of Bossier City administrative offices, including offices for City Council and City Court, will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in observance of Independence Day.

Crime Stoppers tip leads authorities to alleged Shreveport rapist

Thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip, authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with an attempted sexual assault that took place at a west Shreveport motel Saturday afternoon.

Shreveport man defends self, stabs attacker in head

A Shreveport man is hospitalized after getting stabbed in the head during a fight.

UPDATE: Bossier City gas leak repaired, displaced residents return to homes

UPDATE: CenterPoint Energy crews have stopped the gas leak and residents are being allowed to return the area.  

Shreveport recycling pant catches fire

Shreveport crews are currently battling a fire at a local recycling company. At around 2 p.m., officials received a call for help from Pratt Industries located at the Port of Caddo-Bossier.

Shreveport man shot during scuffle

Authorities are working to identify a gunman who shot a local man in west Shreveport last night.

Shreveport man hospitalized after breaking up fight; police arrest one

A Shreveport man was hospitalized after breaking up a fight in the downtown area Thursday.