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Officer involved in weekend shooting identified

The Shreveport Police officer who fired on the vehicle that was threatening him in downtown Shreveport early Sunday morning has been identified as Corporal David Heaser.

Caddo sheriff’s employees to be recognized for service

A number of Caddo Sheriff’s deputies will be recognized for their years of service with the department during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 3, at the Caddo Correctional Center Re-entry Facility.  

Caddo school closes early due to copper theft

Caddo Sheriff's officials are investing a copper wiring theft that closed one local school early this morning. According to Sheriff Steve Prator, the missing copper was discovered at around 9 a.m. at Northwood High School.

Tugboat captain finds dead woman floating in Red River

POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA — A woman was found floating in the Red River yesterday afternoon. Deputies are working to determine who she is and how she died.

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $640 million

UNDATED — As the numbers continue to climb, so does the anticipation. The Mega Millions jackpot is now $640 million.

Memorial dedicated in honor of Justin Bloxom

STONEWALL --- A memorial was dedicated this morning at a Stonewall middle school in honor of Justin Bloxom, a 12-year old murdered 2 years ago.

Former state worker behind bars for alleged theft of public funds

BATON ROUGE, LA  — The executive assistant to the Louisiana librarian is in police custody and facing literally hundreds of charges. Alison Foster turned herself into police earlier this afternoon.

Senate approves bill to toughen sexual abuse witness laws

BATON ROUGE, LA — The full Senate unanimously voted to make it a felony for a person to witness but not report child sexual abuse.

Dillard's employee arrested for identity theft

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says a Dillard’s employee at Pierre Bossier Mall was arrested Wednesday afternoon for stealing the identity of an elderly customer and then making purchases with her information.

Shreveport woman arrested in connection with 2 East Texas bank robberies

Tyler, Texas — Tyler Police tell KMSS Vanessa Ashford, the woman arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with today's Regions Bank robbery in Tyler, Tx, has confessed to both the Regions Bank robbery and a