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DNA links suspect to Shreveport burglary

A Shreveport man was booked into the Shreveport jail after DNA linked him to a crime.

Keithville man charged with sexual battery on girl

Authorities have charged a Kiethville man with sex crimes involving a juvenile, according to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office.

Shreveport school coordinator accused of slapping student

A Shreveport woman was issued a summons Tuesday afternoon following allegations that she hit a student at a local school.

Fingerprints link jail bird to additional crime

A fingerprint found at the scene of a burglary has a convicted criminal in trouble with the law again.

Legendary pianist, East Texan Van Cliburn dies at 78

Renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn died of bone cancer Wednesday at his home in Fort Worth, Texas, his publicist said. He was 78. Cliburn was born in Shreveport, Lousiana, before moving to Kilgore, Texas at the age of six.

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.