Local News

Nightwatch: Stripping away TV stereotypes of police

Almost every police or crime show on television shows at least one person getting arrested, generally after a gun fight or high speed chase. But for Shreveport Patrol Officers, that is hardly what an average day looks like.

Surveillance cameras capture armed robbery at Days Inn hotel

Surveillance cameras were rolling when an armed gunman robbed a hotel clerk and police need your help to identify the suspect.

Crook who borrowed car for bank robbery sentenced to 160 months in prison

A Texas man who borrowed a car to rob a bank was sentenced to 160 months in a federal prison, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales reports.

Homeless shelter in Shreveport forced to throw out 1,600 pounds of deer meat

An annual donation drive in Shreveport ended with controversy after the Department of Health and Hospitals forced a shelter to throw out a huge donation of meat.

ETX woman searches to find photo's rightful home

An East Texas woman is on a personal mission to help return an item that she found at a Goodwill store to its rightful home.

Planned closure of ETX processing plant to shift more mail to Shreveport

A date has been finalized for the closure of an East Texas mail processing center.

Texarkana man faces budget cut blade

When Raymond Wyrick loses his job next week, he will be among the first casualties of the $85 billion federal budget cuts that hit March 1.

Shreveport hotel robbed at gunpoint

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a west Shreveport hotel Monday afternoon. At 1:46 p.m., officers were called to a reported armed robbery at the Days Inn hotel on the 4900 block of West Monkhouse Drive.

Authorities bust 5 Caddo Parish businesses selling to minors

Caddo sheriff's deputies checked 31 businesses on Friday for compliance with laws governing the sale of alcohol to underage persons. Employees of five businesses were found in violation, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

ULM alum Joe Profit to culminate Black History Month Celebration

University of Louisiana at Monroe alum and former NFL running back Dr. Joe Profit (B.S.