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Shreveport man allegedly shoots girlfriend by accident

A Shreveport woman is recovering in a local hospital after she was allegedly shot accidentally. At around 5:52 p.m. on Tuesday, officers were called to a Shreveport hospital's emergency room to a shooting victim.

New bill hopes to impose harsh punishment for those who fail to report child abuse

BATON ROUGE, LA --- A bill that would require all citizens to report abuse is making its way through the legislature.

Boat catches fire on Red River bridge

Firefighters have extinguished the flames, and traffic is beginning to return to a normal flow. The fire was first reported at 3:54 p.m.

Mega Millions jackpot at 3rd largest ever

UNDATED — People across the nation are buying up Mega Millions tickets for a shot at $363 million. This is the third highest jackpot in the game's history.

Zwolle man faces serious prison time for dealing meth in ETX

TYLER, Texas – A 21-year-old Zwolle man faces at least 10 years in prison for dealing drugs in East Texas. Camera Neal Holden, Jr. pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Authorities looking for runaway teen

Shreveport Police detectives need your help in locating a teenage girl who has apparently run away from home.

Bus driver charged with raping mentally handicapped student

BATON ROUGE, LA  — An East Baton Rouge Parish school bus driver is locked up on Aggravated Rape charges.

Weekend traffic stops net multiple drug arrests

Three traffic stops over the weekend led to three drug arrests and detoured drivers to the Bossier Maximum Security Facility.

Upcoming hurricane season could be quieter than normal

With just over two months to go before the 2012 hurricane season begins, the first preaseason predictions have been released.

Shreveport police officers lobbying to save retirement fund

BATON ROUGE --- Shreveport police officers are taking a stand at the state capitol this week.