Local News

Armed robbery of hotel, police looking for leads

The Bossier City Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday evening at a local hotel.

Car wash robbed at gunpoint

The Bossier City Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery this morning that occurred at a local car wash. Police were called to the Snappy Scrubs Car Wash in the 1900 block of Benton Road at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Pair wanted by police for burglary, theft

The Texarkana Texas Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for two men.

Plane crashes at a McDonald's in Monroe

The Louisiana State Police, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office and Monroe Police Department are working the scene of an airplane crash. The plane went down in a McDonald's parking lot on Desiard Street in Monroe, LA.

Gunman shoots 1 during argument outside Shreveport store

Authorities are investigating a Shreveport shooting in which one person was injured Tuesday afternoon.

New Iberia man arrested for sexual battery, forcible rape of 6-year-old boy

Sidney Istre, 63, of New Iberia, was arrested for five counts of oral sexual battery and six counts of forcible rape of a 6-year-old boy. St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Deputies made the arrest Monday, June 2, at 10:45 a.m.

SPD air quality OK; bats to be safely removed

The results of air quality tests taken last week at the Shreveport Police Complex in the wake of a reported bat infestation in the building have come back negative for any health risks.

Lone Star Ticks could be responsible for deadly virus

Texas is the Lone Star state, so it would make sense that the Lone Star Tick would call Texas its home, but that’s not necessarily the case.

3 arrested in connection to string of copper thefts from welding trucks

Three Haughton residents were arrested in connection with a string of thefts involving copper leads taken from welding trucks at area hotels.

Marshall PD: Man shot brother during argument

One person was jailed Sunday afternoon when he allegedly shot his brother during a dispute.