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Benton water and sewer rate increase

The City of Benton is increasing water and sewer rates for residents. The rate increase comes after costs to maintain the water service increased for the City.

Voters Registration Week

Officials with the Caddo Parish Registrar of Voters office will be hosting various voter registration events throughout the week celebrating voters registration week.

Governor Jindal and Dow Chemical announce $1 Billion-plus investment in Plaquemine site

Governor Bobby Jindal and Dow Louisiana Operations Site Leader Eduardo Do Val announced that the Dow Chemical Company will invest $1.06 billion in a pair of new polyolefins plants.

Shreveport officer placed on leave

Shreveport Police officer has been placed on administrative leave by Chief of Police Willie Shaw following allegations of alleged policy violations.

Procell's body found in shallow grave

The remains of a man kidnapped last week in Sabine parish by a police officer have been found. Twenty-four year old Tony Procell's body was found Sunday afternoon in a shallow grave in Winn Parish.

2 arrested after officials find $14,000 in marijuana

Agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit arrested two people and seized marijuana valued at $14,000 during a brief investigation,  Monday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw.

Man dies while replacing a motor on a silo in north Caddo Parish

A Shreveport man is dead after a man hit his head on a catwalk while trying to replace a motor on a silo Monday evening. It happened at the Gilliam Elevator in north Caddo Parish just before 5:00 p.m.

Owners of local car dealership plead guilty in federal court

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that William Paul Boyter, 76, Michael Paul Boyter, 51, and Anthony Reuben Riley, 49, all of Shreveport, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E.

Body of boater at Cross Lake identified

Authorities have now identified a boater that was found in Shreveport's Cross Lake early Monday morning.

Bridge project almost complete

The construction project for the Dogwood Trail Bridge in Bossier Parish is a month out from being completed. Crews have been re-constructing the bridge since last May.