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Driver of 18-wheeler cited for fatal crash

The driver of an 18-wheeler that caused a fatal crash on Hwy. 79 on Tuesday has been cited by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Gunman robs Shreveport hotel in early morning hours

Officials are looking for a man who robbed a west Shreveport hotel Thursday morning. Police tell KMSS it happened around 1:39 a.m. in the 4900 block of Monkhouse Drive at the Super 8.

Caddo camp aimed at summer safety for kids

Every year, thousands of children die in potentially dangerous situations from firearms accidents to swim time at the local pool. There's one local camp that's aimed at teaching kids how to escape those dangers.

Bossier City toddler drowns in family swimming pool

A family is without their 13-month-child after she accidentally drowned in the backyard pool. Bossier City Police officers responded at around 1 p.m. to reports of a drowning on the 2200 block of Belle Grove Drive. 

UPDATE: Missing Shreveport teen found safe

Missing teen, Keanna Deneisha Robinson, of Bossier, has been safely located. The Bossier Sheriff’s Department needs the public’s help in locating a missing juvenile from Bossier City.

Kendrick Farris prepares for 2012 Olympics

A native Shreveporter is reaching the final days in the countdown to his second appearance on the U.S. Olympic Weightlifting team. Kendrick Harris, a Byrd High School graduate, is the only male weightlifter on the team.

Police serach for woman who stole debit card, $700

Bossier Sheriff’s Department is looking for a female suspect who used another person’s ATM card to withdraw $700 from his bank account without his permission.

Authorities remind public of safety concern at downtown park

The Shreveport Police Department would like to take this opportunity to remind citizens that wading or swimming is not allowed in the waterfalls at River View Park.

Man slashed during struggle after threatening woman’s life

HOUMA, LA — A 55-year-old man is accused of threatening a woman with a knife. The woman was not harmed, however, the suspect was after she fought back.

At least one killed in 18-wheeler head-on collision

Release from Caddo Sheriff's Office: Caddo Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of a fatal accident that occurred this morning on Hwy. 79 near the Relay Station.