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UPDATE: Suspicious package at Shreveport federal courthouse ruled safe

UPDATE 11:45 P.M.: Bomb squad members determined the package to be safe. No evacuation was ever made and the scene is cleared.

Man sentenced to death, mother arrested on jury tampering charges

A Caddo jury announced late Wednesday evening that LaMondre Tucker would receive the death sentence.  Shortly after the announcement, his mother, Alicia Tucker, was arrested on charges of conspiracy of jury tampering.

Shreveport Police initiate special operation to address “cruising”

The Shreveport Police Department is gearing up to proactively address “cruising” issues throughout the city this weekend.

Shreveport man behind bars for using 'lost' company card

A Shreveport man has been arrested for making more than $12,000 in purchases with a company credit card.

Louisiana dropout rate significantly declines

According to a report released by the Louisiana Department of Education on Wednesday, the state's annual dropout rate significantly declined last school year.  Schools across Louisiana saw a 28% decrease in dropouts on average.

Agents find 58 pounds on Greyhound bus

Caddo sheriff deputies seized 58 pounds of marijuana at a downtown Greyhound bus terminal Tuesday. Agents were called to the bus station after Shreveport police officers were alerted to a suspicious person on one of the buses.

Oil tank driver arrested for selling company gas on the street

A tank driver for a local oil company was arrested for stealing diesel fuel from the company and selling it on the street, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

SPD fires officer after 7-month long investigation

Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw fired officer Eddie Williams Wednesday morning for violating Shreveport Police Department policies.

43 tickets issued at Bossier City checkpoint

The Bossier City Police Department set up a safety checkpoint in the 100 block of John Wesley Boulevard Tuesday between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Argument between brothers turns deadly

An argument between two elderly brothers turned deadly after shots were fired Tuesday morning.