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Facebook tip leads to arrest

On July 29, 2013, a caller notified Crime Stoppers after seeing on television, wanted suspect Brandon Chin who was wanted by police for the July 13th burglary of a home in the 6700 block of Raspberry Lane and possibly other burglaries.

Shreveport PD investigating 2 late night shootings

Shreveport Police detectives are investigating two separate shootings occurring overnight, sending two men to the hospital. Just before 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Acorn Street relative to a shooting.

Crimestoppers tip lands 2 in jail

Two female thieves are in jail after being connected to using a stolen credit card to purchase items at a local WalMart store.

Minden woman sentenced after 4th DUI

U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Kathleen Larsen Coker, 51, of Minden, La., was sentenced Monday before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E.

Mayor Glover sets two more public town hall meetings

Mayor Cedric Glover has set dates, times and locations for two more public meetings to discuss topics ranging from projects related to the 2011 bond issue to negotiations with the Department of Justice on a pending consent decree.

Teenager dead after early morning ATV crash

A teenage boy is dead after an early morning ATV crash in Red River Parish. Dakotta Huckabay, 16, of Coshatta, was pronounced dead on the scene by the coroner's office.

Governor Jindal: Louisiana students continue to excel on advanced placement exams

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent John White announced that the number of college credits earned on Advanced Placement (AP) exams has increased by more than 1,000 credits or 25 percent over the past year—the greatest i

Train accident in Vivian

Officials are cleaning up after a train accident in Vivian, Louisiana this morning. The accident happened around 8a.m along highway 1.

Organization looking to build community kitchen

Top and aspiring chefs and food artists from across the ArkLaTex have been flocking to the new Cohab in the Red River District under the Texas Street Bridge recently to get a look at what they hope will be their businesses’ new home.

Shreveport PD seeking suspect in early morning robbery

The Shreveport Police Department is seeking a suspect responsible for an early morning robbery.