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Giant Salvinia spreads at rapid pace; costs LA millions

Bay Natchez — A quick trip into Bay Natchez and you'll soon notice the water, gets rough from all the Giant Salvinia. This little plant, is costing the state big bucks -- $8 million a year -- as the plant spreads at a rapid pace.

Airplane experiences turbulence over Shreveport; 12 injured

HOUSTON - At least 12 people were injured Wednesday during turbulence on a flight from Tampa to Houston. United Airlines officials said Flight 1727 experienced the turbulence over Shreveport, La.

Report: Ark-La-Tex county ranked "unhealthiest"

A national health survey has ranked an East Texas county the unhealthiest in the state. That's according to County Health Rankings, an annual health report.

Four students hospitalized following Bossier Parish bus crash

12:48 p.m. According to the Caddo Sheriff's Office, Janise Driggers has been booked into the Caddo Correctional Center.

Driver arrested in school bus accident

The driver of a Caddo Parish school bus involved in an accident earlier this morning has been booked into the Caddo Correctional Center for DUI, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Travel outlook before you hit the road for Easter

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for the Easter holiday weeke

Legislator proposes addition to police chekpoint law

 Before they put out those orange cones or begin stopping drivers, police already have

Bossier Parish couple arrested for child porn, solicitation of prostitute

A Blanchard couple was arrested over for the weekend for child pornography and solicitation of prostitution, according to Bossier Sheriff Larry Dean.

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.