Two pets die in Shreveport house fire

A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets. Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.

One killed in Ascension Parish crash, impairment suspected in driver

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last night in Ascension Parish. The crash occurred on LA 30 north of LA 73 shortly before 10:30 pm.

City of Shreveport employee charges woman for public works

Shreveport Police officers have charged a city worker in connection with a criminal complaint received by the department.

UPDATE: Gunman, victim identified in fatal police-involved shooting

A man was shot and killed after allegedly shooting a woman at a house in west Shreveport Wednesday night.

Texas sailor killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Providence House reaches out to needy kids for back to school

Back to school costs are up 14 percent this year, weighing heavily on families' budgets. The average family will spend more than $600 on everything from binders to notebooks to uniforms.

Marshall man gets prison time for dealing meth

A 39-year-old Jefferson, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Shreveport police nab bank robber at Whataburger

UPDATE: Timothy Mathew, 22, of the 2600 block of Via Caballero in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count each of simple robbery, resisting an officer, and attempted simple escape.

Oklahoma man killed in Bossier Parish crash

On August 7, 2012, shortly after 3:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Sligo Road about one mile west of Louisiana Highway 157 that claimed the life of an Oklahoma man.

Police confident they've found the body of Mickey Shunick

UPDATE: Officials tell us the body recovered from Evangeline Parish has been taken to the FACES lab here in Baton Rouge for identification. We’re told it could take a day or two to officially ID the remains.