Local News

2-year-old killed in accidental crash

Bossier City police are investigating a traffic crash in which a two-year-old girl was hit and killed by a car. The crash happened just after 7 p.m. in the 1500 block of Carver Street.

Shreveport officer shoots, kills chase suspect

A Shreveport man is dead and a police officer is injured following an early morning traffic stop that turned into a short chase on Interstate 20.

Domestic disturbance leads to meth lab bust

A Vivian man was arrested on Sunday for making meth at a mobile home where three children were living.

Shreveport schools send students home after flooding

Flooding and a power failure at Fair Park High school prompted release of students from class this morning.

UPDATE: Dropped cell phone leads Caddo Parish officials to thieves

UPDATE: Detectives also arrested Gary Granlund Jr., 38, of 6057 Old Mooringsport Road, for illegal possession of stolen items.  

CSO offering concealed handgun class

The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering state-required training for anyone 21 and older wanting to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Explaining the deferred action policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting requests Wednesday for consideration of deferred action for young undocumented immigrants who arrived in America as children.

Memorial to celebrate Mickey Shunick being planned; accused killer headed back to court

As the case against the man accused of killing Mickey Shunick moves forward, family and friends begin planning a public memorial to celebrate the life of a young woman who captured the attention of a nation.

Caddo Parish inmate charged with second murder

A Caddo Parish inmate charged with murder has a second count added after a woman died Wednesday morning in a local hospital.

Fire destroys Shreveport funeral home

A fire destroyed the Patterson Funeral home Wednesday morning on the 1200 block of North Hearne Avenue.