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Bat-wielding robber takes trashbag of cigarettes from Shreveport Circle K

Authorities are looking for a bat-wielding man who robbed a Circle K convenience store in Shreveport. It happened Sunday morning in the 300 block of Kings Highway.

Overnight fire claims life of Ville Platte man

VILLE PLATTE, LA — The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a home fire that has claimed the life of one man.

Gunman identified in weekend shooting

Police have identified the gunman in a weekend shooting that took place in Shreveport. The incident happened at around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, in the 2700 block of Amherst Street at Shreveport's Sunset Acres neighborhood.

Electrical fire sparks evacuation of students, faculty at Sci-Port Discovery Center

An electrical fire this morning prompted an evacuation of the Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport.

BBB warns of moving scams

High shool graduations, job transfers, home sales...there are a lot of reasons to move in May. Millions of Americans will change residences this year, according to the Census Bureau.

Mitchell Guist of 'Swamp People' passes away

Louisiana  — A member of the “Swamp People” cast has died. Mitchell Guist died this morning along the Belle River.

Pregnant woman trapped following wreck with Shreveport officer

A pregnant woman was trapped in her vehicle for a short time this afternoon after a wreck involving a Shreveport police officer.

Missing Louisiana inmate captured in Nevada

LAFAYETTE, LA — On Friday, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified that Marcus Dupuis a former local work release inmate who had fled from a minimum security facility in downtown Lafayette in September 2011 had been captu

Shreveport hit and run suspect caught following tip

Authorities have arrested a local man in connection with a hit and run that injured a 15-year old girl.

Shreveport disturbance turns violent; brother hits sister's boyfriend with pipe

Shreveport police are investigating a domestic dispute that turned violent Monday morning. Officials say it happened in the 3700 block of Peyton Street.