Statewide News

Local man arrested for sex crimes

Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Shreveport man today for numerous sex crimes involving a Virginia runaway, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Fourth man arrested in connection with armed robbery

BOSSIER CITY, LA - Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says a fourth man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that took place last Friday at about 10:00 p.m. in the 1300 block of Old Plain Dealing Road.  

Louisiana standoff ends peacefully

Highland, LA -- A standoff between a Highland man for the attempted murder of a ruston police officer ends peacefully today.

Trooper riding his bicycle from Waxahachie to Austin

Texas Highway Patrol Trooper James Colunga of Waxahachie will leave Waxahachie on his bicycle Thursday morning at 9 a.m. on his way to Waco and then on to Austin on Friday as a kickoff to the second annual DPS Memorial Bicycle Ride.

Local Fire Departments receive New Operations Vehicles from Homeland

New vehicles allow increased mobility in crowed and hard to reach areas  in emergency situations.

Bossier Parish closes bridge on Swan Lake Road

The bridge on Swan Lake Road just north of Modica Lott Road has been closed by Bossier Parish after a routine inspection by the Parish Engineer found the bridge in need of emergency repairs.

Fire officials investigating house fire

The Shreveport Fire Department is looking into three fires that have taken place on the 3100 Block of Jonquil St. that began on Saturday. The home of the Roberson family at 3051 was completely destroyed last Monday night.

Shreveport Fire Department Issues Moratorium on Burn Permits Inside the City Limits

Caddo Parish has issued a burn ban for the entire parish. Inside the city limits is always under a burn ban but a permit can be attained from SFD Fire Prevention Bureau to burn.

DPS corporal killed in traffic collision

A DPS Highway Patrol corporal was killed in an on-duty traffic crash Monday night in Montague County.

National Hunting and Fishing Day Celebration

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will be sponsoring the 30th Annual Wildlife and Forestry Festival, a Celebration of National Hunting & Fishing Day, Saturday, September 25, 2010.