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$50,000 of cocaine seized in Thibodaux drug bust

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the seizure of $50,000.00 of cocaine and nearly $2,000 in cash during a drug bust in the Thibodaux area on Monday, April 16, 2012. Hakeam Drane (B/M, D.O.B.

RV home goes up in flames near Blanchard

An RV camper was destroyed by a fire early this morning near Blanchard. It happened around 8:30 a.m. off Old Mooringsport Road.

Springhill fire chief arrested for misusing department funds

Five fire officials in the last five years. That's the arrest tally for Webster Parish, after three of its top officials in two districts were arrested in the last month.

Keithville man accused of raping child younger than 13

Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Keithville man in connection with the aggravated rape of a juvenile in 2005.

Benton man accused of stealing more than $4K from grandma

A Benton man is caught stealing more than $4,000 from his grandmother.

Barksdale airmen welcomed home

Almost 150 Barksdale airmen are now back home in the Ark-La-Tex. That's after a group of 100 arrived on Saturday. Bonnie Strozier's husband, Chuck, was supposed to be be home Monday, until bad weather held up the flight.

Wanted burlgar turns self in to SPD

A local man is behind bars this afternoon charged in connection with a residential burglary in Shreveport’s South Highlands neighborhood.

Woman flips vehicle on I-20

One person was taken to a local hospital this afternoon after flipping their vehicle on I-20. It happened at around 12:41 p.m. near the Highway 80 overpass on I-20 West.

Teen wanted for Shreveport home break-in

Authorities need your help in locating a teenager wanted for allegedly breaking into a home in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood last week.

Louisiana may change cell phone law

BATON ROUGE, LA  — Representative Regina Barrow of Baton Rouge and her family have felt first-hand the danger of what happens when people are talking on their cell phone while behind the wheel.