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What are local schools doing to prevent school shootings?

Sandy Hook Elementary is about half a country away from Shreveport's South Highlands Elementary, but for parents, the distance didn't make a difference.

15 ETX schools not compliant with school safety measures

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged school districts across Texas to review their safety plans and implored districts that have not submitted their complete school safety audits to make

Rep. Norton to hold press conference regarding Connecticut School tragedy

State Representative Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport), Bishop Larry L.

Missing Bossier City teen found safe

A Bossier City teen who has been missing since early December has been found unharmed.

Second person dies following semi involved wreck near Ruston

A second person has died following a major, two-vehicle crash involving a semi last week near Ruston. At 11:30 p.m., on Thursday, state troopers responded to a wreck on Interstate 20, about 12 miles west of Ruston.

WARNING: Company scamming East Texans

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today revealed that the State is investigating a fraudulent tax return scheme and warned East Texas residents to avoid recruiters from Syam Tax Services LLC.

House fire kills 9 dogs

When Betty Jean Jurls smelled smoke in her Bossier City home this morning before 5am, she immediately woke her husband who went to grab their ten dogs.

Fundraiser this weekend for ill-stricken Bossier City officer

The Bossier City Police Department is holding a fundraiser for a detective who is recovering from a serious illness.

1 killed, 2 critically injured in I-20 crash near Ruston

A major two-vehicle crash involving a semi killed one person near the city of Ruston Thursday night. At 11:30 p.m., state troopers responded to the wreck on Interstate 20, about 12 miles west of Ruston.

9 pets killed in Bossier City house fire

Residents of a Bossier City home were able to esape a fire this morning, but were not able to save their pets. At 5 a.m., Bossier City emergency crews were alerted to a house fire in the 4100 block of Parkway Drive.