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Shreveport fugitive caught boarding plane for Africa; bail set at $500M

A local fugitive caught in Dallas is awaiting extradition hearings after a judge set his bail at $500 million.

Minnesota woman kept as slave for years in rural Louisiana

Barcodes are very common, but not when they are on a person, marking her as a slave. That was the case for a woman in Natchitoches Parish.

Texarkana, Texas police investigating stranded motorist robbery

Police are investigating a robbery in Texarkana where robbers forced a man to hand over more cash than he intended.

Mansfield suspect charged with rape

The DeSoto Parish arrested a suspect after following up on a reported rape in South Mansfield early Friday.

Convicted felon arrested for forcible rape

The DeSoto Parish Criminal Investigation Unit in a follow up investigation of a reported physical assault and rape that occurred in South Mansfield Louisiana, Deputies responded to an initial complaint by victim on June 6, 2014 at about 2:00 AM

GRAPHIC: 3 arrested in ‘severe and disturbing’ human trafficking case in Natchitoches

Three people have been arrested in connection with what some are calling “the most ‘severe and disturbing’ case of Human Trafficking ever investigated in Natchitoches Parish.”

Craig's List robber fails in attempt, police say

A Shreveport man has been charged with armed robbery after allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint Thursday night in the south part of the city.

SO: Shreveport man disappears into Red River after jump

Caddo Parish officials are searching for man who disappeared into the Red River this morning after he jumped from a bridge Thrusday night.

3 arrested on charges related to human trafficking

A joint investigation by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, Natchitoches Parish District Attorney’s Office, and Louisiana State Police, has led to the arrest of three people in what is being classified as the most “seve

Eating local and all-natural trend growing in Shreveport-Bossier

Tuesdays and Saturdays, health conscious Shreveportians are heading to Festival Plaza to see what local foods are available at the Shreveport Farmers Market.