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Gun safety tips for children

With Christmas right around the corner some parents are buying their children guns and parents must remember that safety should be taught first when children are handling them.

Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office looking for man after buglary

Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are looking for one suspects who stole items from a home that was under construction, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Mayoral candidates' volunteers man phone lines for last minute campaigning

It's crunch time for those candidates participating in Saturday's runoff election, most notably Shreveport's mayoral candidates, Ollie Tyler and Victoria Provenza. 

Two suspects jailed in connection with armed robbery at E. Shreveport home

Two local men are behind bars Friday morning in the wake of an ongoing investigation into an armed robbery at an east Shreveport residence.

4 Shreveport families displaced after fire at Briarwood Apartments

The Shreveport Fire Department was dispatched to 4025 Golf Links Blvd. to the Briarwood Apartments at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday evening for a reported fire.

SPD partners with Target to spread Christmas cheer to some area children

The local Target store partnered with the Shreveport Police Department for their annual "Heroes & Helpers" shopping event. 10 area children got the opportunity to shop at the store with a police officer.

Sen. Mary Landrieu makes final campaign stop in Shreveport

Two-time incumbent Mary Landrieu was joined by Mayor Cedric Glover and supporters at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church for her final statewide tour. 

Do you plan to vote on Saturday?

The runoff election is this Saturday and only a handful of people voted early. So we asked the Ark-La-Tex: Do you plan to vote on Saturday? Here's how some answered:

New turn around program for juveniles starts today

Caddo Parish and Goodwill Industries officials announced the new GoodSteps program serving Caddo Juvenile Court teenagers ranging from 13 to 17 years old.

Firefighters rescue 2 dogs in Bossier City blaze

The Bossier City Fire Department responded to a fire this afternoon that damaged a house in the 5500 block of Golden Meadows Drive.