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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.

Annaul rabies vaccination event to take place Saturday in Bossier City

Bossier City Animal Control and Hand-in-Paw will hold their annual rabies vaccination clinic and Bath ‘n Dip Day event Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Bossier City Animal Control, 3217 Old Shed Road.

Haughton authorities looking for owner of found miniature horses

The Bossier Sheriff’s Department is looking for the owner of two miniature horses that were picked up in Haughton on May 9 in the vicinity of the 4000 block of Bellevue Road.

Mother's Day spending tops $18 billion

Mother's Day is known as a day to celebrate mom, but it looks like retailers had a reason to celebrate as well. Total spending for the day was expected to top $18 billion this year.