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Weather updates from Bossier City

Despite the rough weather that came through this evening, weather related calls for service into the Bossier City Police and Fire Departments have been minimal. Here are the weather related calls received so far tonight.

Blind children given a chance to see

Eye doctor offices are nothing new for Bossier 4th grader Jake Skipper.He has an eye disorder that effects almost all parts of his eyesight.

Fallen Dallas Firefighter honored in Shreveport

Mayor Cedric Glover ordered all flags flown over Shreveport Fire Department fire stations today to be lowered to half-staff to honor the Dallas firefighter who died yesterday in the line of duty.

Shreveport Red Cross workers heading to Oklahoma

More help is on the way to Oklahoma where the state experienced a devastating tornado. Volunteers from the Northwest Louisiana Chapter of the Red Cross are headed to communities affected by yesterdays' storms.

Putting together a severe weather game plan

Tornadoes usually occur in the trailing edge of a powerful thunderstorm. They can cause fatalities, serious injuries and destroy neighborhoods within seconds.

Early morning shooting ends with arrest of suspect

A man in in police custody this afternoon after a shooting that occurred in south Shreveport this morning.

BCFD battles blaze at waste disposal center

The Bossier City Fire Department today responded to a local commercial waste disposal center after an outdoor pile of debris caught fire and threatened to burn a nearby wooded area.

Caddo schools cancelling all after school activities for May 21

Caddo schools will release at normal times on Tuesday, May 21. All afterschool activities are cancelled for today. The principal will notify of any rescheduled activities.

Results of BCPD safety checkpoint

On Monday the Bossier City Police Department conducted a safety checkpoint in the 200 block of John Wesley Boulevard as part of the department’s participation in the "Click It or Ticket" campaign sponsored by the National Highwa

Staying safe during boating season

21 year old Wildrick Jenkins of Marshall, TX was killed Sunday afternoon, when a relaxing day canoeing on Caddo Lake turned tragic. Witnesses say Jenkins didn't know how to swim and wasn't wearing a life jacket.