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Shreveport robber trades bat for box cutter and strikes again

Shreveport Police are looking for a man in connection with a robbery that took place early this morning. The robbery happened at a Valero gas station on the 1300 block of Kings Highway.

Police dub repeat bank robber "Loan Ranger Bandit"

TYLER, Tx — The FBI and Tyler police officials believe the the man responsible for yesterday’s armed bank robbery at Compass Bank may be responsible for several other bank robberies.

Timpson considering emergency plan after second earthquake

People in Timpson, Texas are surveying the damage after a second earthquake hit the region early Thursday morning. The 4.3 magnitude quake follows a smaller 3.9 earthquake that struck outside of Garrison on May 10.

LSUS students react to merger decision

There will be no merger for LSU-Shreveport and Ruston-based Louisiana Tech, at least not this year.

Governor Jindal signs sentencing reform laws

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today to increase prosecutorial discretion, increase parole eligibility for non-violent, non-sex offense, non-habitual offenders and ensure the effective use of administrative sanctio

2 killed, injured in Highway 79 crash

Earlier today, a single vehicle crash killed two women and moderately injured a man.

Bossier Parish Community College to hold registration for summer 2012 term

Bossier Parish Community College will hold on-site registration for its summer 2012 term from 9:00am-6:00 pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at the BPCC campus, 6220 E Texas Street, Bossier City, LA.

Louisiana state parks to open swimming pools for Memorial Day weekend and summer

The Office of State Parks will open swimming pools for the Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 26.

Early morning earthquake hits East Texas

The USGS confirms a magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck 3 miles east of Timpson, Texas, around 3:15 this morning.

Two Lafayette 'head' shops raided for selling illegal synthetic drugs

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) — Two local stores were raided by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics division this morning. They’re accused of selling illegal synthetic drugs.