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Caddo Parish deputies fail to find biting bandit

An unsuccessful manhunt for a Caddo Parish burglar took place this afternoon in Shreveport. Deputies tell KMSS the man is wanted for shoplifting at the Walmart on Mansfield Road.

House washers accused of robbing clients

IBERIA PARISH, LA  — Two men are behind bars for allegedly stealing jewelry and valuables while they were supposed to be washing peoples’ houses.

Bat-wielding robber takes trashbag of cigarettes from Shreveport Circle K

Authorities are looking for a bat-wielding man who robbed a Circle K convenience store in Shreveport. It happened Sunday morning in the 300 block of Kings Highway.

Overnight fire claims life of Ville Platte man

VILLE PLATTE, LA — The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a home fire that has claimed the life of one man.

Gunman identified in weekend shooting

Police have identified the gunman in a weekend shooting that took place in Shreveport. The incident happened at around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, in the 2700 block of Amherst Street at Shreveport's Sunset Acres neighborhood.

Electrical fire sparks evacuation of students, faculty at Sci-Port Discovery Center

An electrical fire this morning prompted an evacuation of the Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport.

BBB warns of moving scams

High shool graduations, job transfers, home sales...there are a lot of reasons to move in May. Millions of Americans will change residences this year, according to the Census Bureau.

Mitchell Guist of 'Swamp People' passes away

Louisiana  — A member of the “Swamp People” cast has died. Mitchell Guist died this morning along the Belle River.

Pregnant woman trapped following wreck with Shreveport officer

A pregnant woman was trapped in her vehicle for a short time this afternoon after a wreck involving a Shreveport police officer.

Missing Louisiana inmate captured in Nevada

LAFAYETTE, LA — On Friday, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified that Marcus Dupuis a former local work release inmate who had fled from a minimum security facility in downtown Lafayette in September 2011 had been captu