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LSU Health Shreveport offering free prostate cancer screenings

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and to in recognition of that, the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center's Partners in Wellness at LSU Health Shreveport will be offering free prostate cancer screenings to eligible men.

Hurrican Isaac and recent rains may bring more cases of West Nile Virus

With 10 deaths, and 215 cases of West Nile Virus this year, Louisiana is having it's fair share of the illness. There have been 39 new cases this week, even some in Caddo Parish.

Update on victims of Sunday's fatal car crash

Two of the men that survived Sunday's deadly car crash on Interstate 164 in Bossier Parish have been upgraded to "fair condition" by the hospital.

Suspected burglar caught on tape before jewelry store break-in

A local jewelry store was the target of a break-in early Monday morning in Shreveport.

Hazmat crews responding to train derailment near Haynesville

Crews are working to clear wreckage from a derailed train near Haynesville Monday evening.

Off duty Shreveport officer robbed at gunpoint

Shreveport authorities are investigating the robbery of an off duty officer that happened Sunday night.

Bossier Sheriff's Office opens rifle range to public

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office announces the opening dates for the rifle range in Plain Dealing for use by Bossier Parish residents starting at the end of the month.

Burn ban lifted on parts of Bossier Parish

The Bossier Parish Fire Districts have determined that Bossier Parish has received adequate rainfall in the past few days to lift the burn ban that was recently in place for Fire Districts 3, 4, 5, and 7.

Shreveport woman caught with her hand in the 'cookie' jar

A Shreveport woman was arrested for allegedly reselling stolen cookie dough and chocolate from a fund raising company.

BPCC enrolls record number of students

Bossier Parish Community College’s Fall 2012 enrollment reached 7,900 students, an increase of 11.63% over Fall 2011. For the 4th fall semester in a row, BPCC has reached its highest enrollment in the school’s 45-year history.