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Arkansas man allegedly attempted escape from Caddo Jail

An Arkansas man being booked into jail Monday was caught with a handcuff key. Caddo Police found Christopher Lynn Wright, 34, trying to pass through booking with a handcuff key hidden just inside his mouth near his left jaw.

Rambo coming to Shreveport

"Are you ready Shreveport?" That's the message Shreveport's Millennium Studios left for fans on its Facebook page with this picture.

The debacle continues into the Shreveport sanitation worker's issues within the public works department

It was a heated debate as city employees went before city leaders requesting they look into issues with working conditions within the public works department. 

Republican David Vitter hosts a leadership forum to discuss improving k-12 education

21 participants were in attendance to share their thoughts on the current state of education and what can be done to drastically improve the education system.

LA Film Prize finalists announced

It was a packed house for the announcement of the finalists for the Louisiana Film Prize at Robinson Film Center. This year, there were 105 submissions, up from last year's 87.

SPD investigating officer involved shooting

A Shreveport Police officer is on paid administrative leave after being involved in a shooting while he was on duty.

DNA evidence leads to arrest of alleged carjacker one year later

A man suspected of stealing a car nearly a year ago is now in jail thanks in part to DNA evidence.

Money, drugs, guns seized in Shreveport area raids

Authorities arrested three men and seized money, drugs and weapons in recent raids conducted by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit and the Bossier Narcotics Task Force.

The city worker's union president discusses employee pay raises with city leaders

What started as a two-day planned "sick out" from Shreveport sanitation workers escalated into a one-day "sick-out" for Shreveport water and sewerage employees. 

Caddo Parish GOP endorses Bill Cassidy in the race for senate

Monday morning the Caddo Republican Exectuive Committee endorsed republican Bill Cassidy as he tries to steal the hot seat from under state Sen. Mary Landrieu.