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Bossier Comunity College claims mission at risk due to budget cuts

Louisiana’s workforce development mission, principally delivered in the state’s community and technical colleges, is at risk in the current version of House Bill 1, according to college officials.

1 dead, another injured in Shreveport parking lot shooting

Officials tell KMSS one person is dead after an early morning shooting in Shreveport. It happened at around 3 a.m. at the La Tierra Apartments on the 6100 block of Tierra near Pines Road.

Female gun ownership soaring

Target practice isn't just for the guys anymore. A recent Gallup poll showed the number of women with a gun in their home or on their property has increased to 43 percent, a record high.

State treasurer says Jindal administration doesn't listen to him

Baton Rouge, La — State Treasurer John Kennedy sent an angry open letter to Governor Jindal, saying it's time the administration started listening to him.

Caddo Parish deputies fail to find biting bandit

An unsuccessful manhunt for a Caddo Parish burglar took place this afternoon in Shreveport. Deputies tell KMSS the man is wanted for shoplifting at the Walmart on Mansfield Road.

House washers accused of robbing clients

IBERIA PARISH, LA  — Two men are behind bars for allegedly stealing jewelry and valuables while they were supposed to be washing peoples’ houses.

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.