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Thief steals car without realizing infant was sleeping in backseat

An accused car thief is behind bars tonight after he allegedly returned the vehicle he stole because he discovered that a child was in the car.

2 children hospitalized in Stoner Hill neighborhood crash

Police are combing through the details of a late night crash in Shreveport's Stoner Hill neighborhood that left two children hospitalized.

Gov. Perry appoints Ken Florence Jr. as new Shelby County DA

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Ken Florence, Jr. of Shelbyville as district attorney of the 123rd Judicial District in Shelby County for a term to expire at the next general election.

More victims come forward in abuse case involving Vivian couple

More alleged victims have come forward in a child molestation investigation involving a Vivian couple, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Alleged drunk driver barrels through neighborhood

Bossier City police arrested a suspected drunk driver Thursday night in a south Bossier City neighborhood after he crashed his pickup truck into three vehicles, a garage and a fire hydrant while knocking over a few garbage containers and street

Train derails, splits saltwater tanker in two

UPDATE: The crossing on Booker Road is now open. The train was separated to alleviate traffic congestion. Crews continue to clear the wreckage.

Bossier City police searching for runaway teen

The Bossier City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway teenager.

Two pets die in Shreveport house fire

A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets. Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.

One killed in Ascension Parish crash, impairment suspected in driver

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last night in Ascension Parish. The crash occurred on LA 30 north of LA 73 shortly before 10:30 pm.

City of Shreveport employee charges woman for public works

Shreveport Police officers have charged a city worker in connection with a criminal complaint received by the department.