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Louisiana Lottery warns of illegal lottery scams

Using well-respected names in the lottery industry and promises of multi-million-dollar prizes, e-mail-based lottery scams are flooding the Internet.

Louisiana State Police Trooper arrested

A Louisiana State Trooper has been arrested on various charges in Ouachita Parish.

Shreveport man arrested in connection with car jacking

Shreveport police arrested a man Saturday wanted in connection with a car jacking last week.

1 arrested, 1 sought in Shreveport neighborhood gunfire

Just before noon on Monday, Shreveport police were called to a home in the 5200 block of Kent Street  to reports of someone firing a gun. 

80-year-old Shreveport man beat up, robbed by thieves

Shreveport police are looking for two men who allegedly beat and robbed an elderly man Monday evening. At around 9:00 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the 1800 block of Abbie Street on reports of a robbery.

Harrison County adds K-9 to force

Sheriff Tom McCool has added a new member to the Sheriff’s Office staff. Max is a 2 year old yellow Labrador retriever that is trained in narcotic detection and tracking.

Toddler hit by truck in parking lot

A toddler hit by a truck in an apartment parking lot Saturday night is expected to recover. The one year old was outside in the parking lot of the Pines Apartments in the 8000 block of Line Avenue in Shreveport, when a truck hit the child.

Bossier deputies catch 3 stealing car parts for metal scrap

Bossier sheriff's deputies caught three men stealing auto parts from used cars in a parking lot on Highway 3 near Benton High School on Sunday evening.

Two Shreveport men arrested after shooting at local park

Two men were jailed last week after a reported shooting at a north Shreveport park. Shortly after 5:00 p.m., on Thursday, officer were dispatched to the David Raines Recreation Center to an alleged shooting between two people.

Margaritaville to be a major employer in the area

After starting with the dream of a man relaxing on a beach with a margarita, comes Shreveport-Bossier's latest casino, Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City.