'Coulda beens,' 'what ifs' not enough to convict Zimmerman, defense says

George Zimmerman, accused of hatefully gunning down an African-American teenager, isn't guilty of anything "except protecting his own life," the former neighborhood watch volunteer's attorney said Friday in closing arguments i

Summertime crime: is it blown out of proportion?

For years, people have heard that crime is worse in summer, and many in Shreveport firmly believe it. However, the Shreveport Police Department doesn't fall into that group, saying that isn't the case.

SFD calling grease fire a "close call"

Just after midnight Thursday, Shreveport Fire were called to the 1800 block of Clay St., in the city's Allendale neighborhood, to respond to what is believed to be a grease fire.

Police seek suspect in attempted robbery

Shreveport Police need your help to find a man accused of attempting to rob a local business last month.

U.S. House approves farm bill without food stamp aid

The U.S. House approved revised legislation on Thursday to overhaul the nation's farm programs -- one that doesn't include an extension of food stamps.

Stolen NFL, college championship rings among items recovered in search of BR home

Three people were arrested during the execution of a search warrant yesterday. Among the items seized were 4 football championship rings, including three from LSU and one from the NFL.

TX man arrested after LA road rage incident

A Texas man was arrested in Louisiana after a road rage incident almost turned deadly. Leroy Smith of Ft.Worth, was charged with aggravated assault and taken to the Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center.

Shreveport man arrested for distribution of child pornography

On Thursday, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations, U.S.

Bossier contractor wanted after getting paid thousands of dollars but not doing the work

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is asking the public for help locating a contractor who took thousands of dollars from a customer but never did the work that he was contractually obligated to do.

$7,500 reward offered for TX most wanted fugitive

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Allen Kotlar, 54, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.