Myth vs. fact: DHH dispels rumors about Naegleria fowleri ameba in Louisiana's drinking water

The Department of Health and Hospitals wants to dispel myths and rumors associated with a recent confirmation of an ameba in the water system in St. Bernard Parish. On Thursday, DHH published a "Myth vs.

Bossier Sheriff's Office opens rifle range to the public

The Bossier Sheriff's Office is opening its rifle range to Bossier Parish residents starting Sept. 27 for the purposes of sighting in their rifles.

Elementary school evacuated

Students and staff at Shreveport's Pine Grove Elementary were evacuated for about an hour Thursday morning.

Civil rights coalition calls on the younger general

When Larry "Boogaloo" Cooper was in high school, he was fighting to get Black History into schools. During the same period Reverend Dr. Harry Blake was beaten by Shreveport Police officers.

CPSO to offer free safety event

The Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier will hold its fourth annual Super Safety Saturday at Sheriff's Safety Town from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 21.

Authorities looking for suspect accused of shooting man in face

Detectives with the Shreveport Police Department have obtained an arrest warrant for a man they believe is responsible for shooting a local man earlier this week.

Texarkana PD tells citizens to avoid Loop 151, Westlawn Drive after fatal wreck

The Texarkana Police Department is cautioning citizens to avoid the area of the Loop 151 and Westlawn Drive due to a fatal crash.

TxDOT announces free, year-round safety seat inspections to help protect children

In an effort to help Texas drivers keep their child passengers properly secured, the Texas Department of Transportation today announced it is offering free, year-round child safety seat inspections conducted by certified technicians.

VIDEO: 'Hiccup girl' now on trial for murder

The "hiccup girl" is on trial in Florida for first degree murder charges. Jennifer Mee, 22, who made national news after she hiccuped continuously for five weeks is accused of murdering Shannon Griffin in 2010.

Northwestern State has fall enrollment of 8,944

Northwestern State University’s fall enrollment is 8,944 students, according to Registrar Lillie Frazier Bell. The student population declined by 503 from last fall’s total of 9,447.