Investigators to recreate conditions ahead of Texas parade tragedy

In an effort to understand why a truck serving as a parade float crossed in front of a fast-moving locomotive last week -- killing four war veterans on the float -- federal accident investigators on Tuesday will recreate the accident conditions

SPD Robbery Intervention Detail: does it work?

In the past few months, robberies seems to be a daily occurrence in Shreveport, but actually through October 31 of this year, robberies are only up by 58 from the same period last year.

Month long investigation nets five armed robbers

Shreveport Police say a total of five suspects have now been arrested in connection with well over a dozen armed robberies occurring over the past several months, dating back as early as June 1, of this year.

Roughly $100 million devoted to widen segment of I-49

Governor Bobby Jindal announced plans today to widen and construct a roughly two mile segment of I-49 South from North of Ambassador Caffery Parkway to Albertsons Parkway in Lafayette Parish.

One death, 15 new cases of West Nile in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals uncovered 15 new West Nile cases this week, and reports one death from the disease.

Thanksgiving dinner to cost Texans less this year

A traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $46.08 this year, marking more than a 5 percent savings over last year, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) 2012 Thanksgiving Meal Report.

Hostess shutdown on hold

Hostess Brands and a key union agreed Monday to try to mediate their dispute -- an unexpected development that could spare the company from permanently shutting down.

Authorities searching for weekend gas station robber

The Shreveport Police Department is asking for the public's help in solving a weekend robbery. On Saturday, at around 7:00 p.m., an armed man held up the Shell Food Mart on the 9400 block of Mansfield Road.

Man stabbed trying to break up a fight

Early Sunday morning, Shreveport were called to the 6200 block of Henderson Street, where a man had collapsed after being stabbed.

Father, his 2 adult children arrested in Texas bank robberies

The family that robs banks together, stays together.