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Two dead in officer-involved shootout in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Two people are dead this morning on the Westbank following a chase and shootout with police. The incident happened early this morning at the Westbank Expressway near Barataria in New Orleans.

Shreveport teacher accused of harming student in classroom

A teacher at Green Oaks High School was arrested today for simple battery of a student.

Report: Guns growing economy

When it comes to growing the national economy, firearms are making a big boom.

Bill hoping to repeal Louisiana Science Education Act fails but supporters optimistic

BATON ROUGE, LA  — The House Education Committee has rejected a bill that would have overturned the Louisiana Science Education Act. House Bill 374 failed two-to-one.

3-year old brings drugs to Head Start Center; 4 arrested

Bossier City police have arrested a woman and three others after the woman’s 3-year-old son brought illegal drugs to the Head Start center he attends.

Waco PD investigates robbery similar to other crimes

Waco police officials are investigating a robbery that may have connections to similar crimes. At 12:20 a.m. officers responded to an aggravated robbery that occurred in the 500 Block of Daughtry.

Harrison County officials searching for burglary suspect

HARRISON COUNTY — Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of 24 year old Kenneth Blake Ponder.

$50,000 of cocaine seized in Thibodaux drug bust

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the seizure of $50,000.00 of cocaine and nearly $2,000 in cash during a drug bust in the Thibodaux area on Monday, April 16, 2012. Hakeam Drane (B/M, D.O.B.

RV home goes up in flames near Blanchard

An RV camper was destroyed by a fire early this morning near Blanchard. It happened around 8:30 a.m. off Old Mooringsport Road.

Springhill fire chief arrested for misusing department funds

Five fire officials in the last five years. That's the arrest tally for Webster Parish, after three of its top officials in two districts were arrested in the last month.