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Keatchie man charged with DUI after child is thrown from car during wreck

A Keatchie man was arrested by Caddo sheriff’s deputies Thursday for being impaired when he crashed his vehicle and caused a 4-year-old boy to be thrown from the car.

Molestation case leads to new charges against Vivian couple

A Vivian man already facing two counts of molesting a juvenile, and now his wife, will be charged again with sexually abusing teens.

Suspect arrested in attempted carjacking of a state trooper

Yesterday, an on-duty Louisiana State Trooper and two other on-duty officers were able to successfully apprehend the suspect of a crime – the attempted carjacking of the unmarked state police unit in which they were riding.

Struggling Richland Parish schools mired in controversy; white students can't transfer

Controversy is swirling around two Richland Parish elementary schools after parents received a note stating white children could not transfer from the struggling schools.

Shreveport school burglar caught following flood of tips

A Shreveport man is behind bars after a flood of tips poured in to authorites follwoing the release of surveillance images.

4-year-old in critical condition following abuse from mother's boyfriend

A Bossier City mother and her live-in boyfriend have been arrested after the woman's 4-year-old daughter was taken to a local hospital with serious head trauma.

LA Tech mascot dead of heat stroke

Lousiana Tech's mascot, a bulldog named Tech XX, is dead, after a city-wide search that lasted for days.

Red Cross releases new hurricane app

The American Red Cross today launched its official Hurricane App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit hurricane prone areas.

Teen charged with stabbing stepdad three times

Police detectives have arrested a teenager in connection with the stabbing of his stepdad last weekend in west Shreveport.

Man arrested for attempted murder after shoot-out at Baton Rouge bar

Baton Rouge Detectives arrested Billy W. Hoover, 45, late last night after a shooting that occurred at a bar off of Florida Blvd. At 10:30 p.m.last night, the accused entered the Longbranch Saloon in an irate, aggressive manner.