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Volunteers for Youth Justice to hold Light of Hope ceremony Tuesday

Volunteers for Youth Justice will hold its 11th Annual "Light of Hope" Child Abuse Awareness Event on the steps of our area Courthouses on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 5:30 pm.

Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter employee arrested

The Bossier City Police department arrested a shift supervisor at Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter for allegedly having a inappropriate sexual contact with a teenage shelter resident.

Bossier, Shreveport mayors proclaim April 7-13 Barbershop Harmony Week

Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker and Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover have proclaimed April 7-13, 2013 as “Barbershop Harmony Week” in concurrence with the 75th anniversary of the Barbershop Harmony Society. 

Sci-Port spring camps sneak in science

Kids taking part in camp at Sci-Port this week likely had no idea that when they hung out with hawks and raptors today, they were actually learning about science, which was exactly the goal Sci-Port had in mind when they scheduled to bring in t

College awards Joyce Bowman with community service award

Shreveport's Blue Cliff College dedicated their upcoming library to Caddo Commission Joyce Bowman, as well as honoring her with a community service award.

Blood drive honors Caddo Commissioner

Caddo Commission Joyce Bowman knows it's likely none of the blood donated at the blood drive hosted by Blue Cliff College in Shreveport will help her, as she battles lung cancer that has now spread to her brain.

Police arrest murder suspect

Friday morning, Many Police arrested Deverit Gail Easily, 57, of Many on a charge of 2nd degree murder, believing her to have shot and killed her tenant, Veronica Michelle McNeal, 43.

Victims identified in fatal Shelby Co. crash

One person is dead and two are injured after a wreck in Shelby County. On Thursday around 2:50 p.m., an 18-wheeler and a truck were involved in a crash on Highway 7,  just east of Center.

Changes to health care: new education coalition

Like it or not, it looks like the Affordable Care Act will go into effect October 1st. With all of the proposed changes, organizations from different arenas have formed together to educate people on healthcare reform.

Coalition looks to educate people on healthcare reform changes

The Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition took over the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning, for the Northwest Louisiana launch of the group, aimed at helping people navigate through the upcoming changes to health care.