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Local schools celebrate DARE graduations

Caddo Parish fifth-graders at seven local schools will celebrate their successful completion of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program with graduation ceremonies starting on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Shreveport woman wakes up to burglar in home; suspect on the loose

Authorities need your help in locating a man wanted for allegedly breaking into a house in southeast Shreveport earlier this week while the homeowner was inside asleep.

Two dead in officer-involved shootout in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Two people are dead this morning on the Westbank following a chase and shootout with police. The incident happened early this morning at the Westbank Expressway near Barataria in New Orleans.

Shreveport teacher accused of harming student in classroom

A teacher at Green Oaks High School was arrested today for simple battery of a student.

Report: Guns growing economy

When it comes to growing the national economy, firearms are making a big boom.

Bill hoping to repeal Louisiana Science Education Act fails but supporters optimistic

BATON ROUGE, LA  — The House Education Committee has rejected a bill that would have overturned the Louisiana Science Education Act. House Bill 374 failed two-to-one.

3-year old brings drugs to Head Start Center; 4 arrested

Bossier City police have arrested a woman and three others after the woman’s 3-year-old son brought illegal drugs to the Head Start center he attends.

Waco PD investigates robbery similar to other crimes

Waco police officials are investigating a robbery that may have connections to similar crimes. At 12:20 a.m. officers responded to an aggravated robbery that occurred in the 500 Block of Daughtry.

Harrison County officials searching for burglary suspect

HARRISON COUNTY — Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of 24 year old Kenneth Blake Ponder.

$50,000 of cocaine seized in Thibodaux drug bust

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the seizure of $50,000.00 of cocaine and nearly $2,000 in cash during a drug bust in the Thibodaux area on Monday, April 16, 2012. Hakeam Drane (B/M, D.O.B.