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OJJ opens Swanson Center for Youth at Columbia

Columbia, LA - The Columbia area welcomes a new friend in a familiar setting, as the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) opens a secure care facility for delinquent juvenile males on the site of the former DHH/Office for Citizens with De

Man arrested for stealing cash during courthouse security stop

A man going through the security screening at the Caddo Parish Courthouse this morning is accused of stealing $1,200 from an elderly man who was in line with him, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Bossier Sheriff's Office announces employment opportunities

Bossier Sheriff’s Office is seeking persons interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement.

Bossier City offices to close on Memorial Day

City of Bossier City administrative offices, including offices for City Council and City Court will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day.

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.