Local News

Local responders simulate disaster

Local first-responders participated in a mock aircraft collision on the runway of the Shreveport Regional Airport Wednesday morning.

Local volunteer donates award money to Sheriff's Safety Town

Shreveporter Sal Miletello is using money received as a state Angel Award winner to help Sheriff's Safety Town teach children about fire, bicycle, and vehicle safety.

Detectives investigating overnight killing

Shreveport Police detectives are working to identify and apprehend the suspect or suspects responsible for a late night shooting that claimed the life of a local man.

Shreveport Fire Department battles another fire

SHREVEPORT --- For the third time in as many days a grass fire erupted on I-220, between Jefferson Paige Rd. and Lakeshore Dr., this time around 12:30 p.m.

Mayor's race to be decided by runoff

The race for the mayor's office is down to a runoff between incumbent Cedric glover and city Councilman Bryan Wooley. On Saturday, Glover received 46% of the votes, and Wooley collected 31%.

Police release seat belt checkpoint results

The Bossier City Police Department conducted a safety checkpoint in the 1500 block of Old Benton Road yesterday between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Officers checked a total of 211 vehicles and issued 18 citations for no seat belts.

Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit arrests 26 in drugs raid

Sheriff Steve Prator and Chief Willie Shaw announced today that the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit conducted a special operation in the ongoing effort to curtail the transportation of illegal narcotics through Shreveport and Caddo Parish.

Governor reappoints fire chief

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has reappointed Bossier City Fire Chief Sammy Halphen to serve on the Louisiana Fire Prevention Board of Review.

Officials set to kick off Shreveport-Bossier City Night Out

Cooler weather is here and Shreveport is all set to celebrate Shreveport-Bossier City Night Out next Tuesday evening.

US investigative panel meets for 5th time on spill

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A U.S. Coast Guard official says the fact that more than 100 people escaped the Gulf of Mexico rig explosion alive is a sign that the evacuation effort went fairly well.