Governor Perry makes Independence Day stop in East Texas

Governor Rick Perry spent Independence Day in the small East Texas town of Big Sandy on Wednesday. He spoke for about 20 minutes at the New Beginnings Christian Church for an event hosted by the Big Sandy Rotary Club.

Authorities seek 2 teens who escaped from Jetson Center for Youth

Two youth absconded Tuesday night from Jetson City Center for Youth (JCY).

Tips to keep your pet safe for the 4th

That big fireworks display may be tempting for you, but your pet? Not as much. Every year, humane societies across the Ark-La-Tex report an increase in the number of animals they shelter.

Downtown Shreveport streets to close temporarily for fireworks display

Authorities will be closing down a few streets in downtown Shreveport tomorrow afternoon for the fireworks display.

Goodell upholds discipline in player suspensions for Saints’ bounty scandal

Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma were notified today that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld the discipline that was imposed for conduct detrimental to the NFL as a result of their roles in the New Orleans Sa

Women's squabble over same lover turns violent

Two women's dispute over a man turns violent Tuesday afternoon. Police say they were called to a home in the 300 block of West 69th Street around 1 p.m. on reports of a stabbing.

Man arrested for choking, punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

EUNICE, LA — A man is behind bars for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend after she discovered that he was with another female.

Officials urge safety during 4th of July celebrations

With the Fourth of July holiday upon us, the Shreveport Police Department is busy making preparations to ensure this year’s festivities are safe for all.

Shreveport authorities search for gunmen in downtown shooting

Authorities are looking for at least three suspects in connection with the shooting of a local man near downtown Shreveport last night.