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Senate approves bill to toughen sexual abuse witness laws

BATON ROUGE, LA — The full Senate unanimously voted to make it a felony for a person to witness but not report child sexual abuse.

Dillard's employee arrested for identity theft

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says a Dillard’s employee at Pierre Bossier Mall was arrested Wednesday afternoon for stealing the identity of an elderly customer and then making purchases with her information.

Shreveport woman arrested in connection with 2 East Texas bank robberies

Tyler, Texas — Tyler Police tell KMSS Vanessa Ashford, the woman arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with today's Regions Bank robbery in Tyler, Tx, has confessed to both the Regions Bank robbery and a

Crews extinguish apartment building fire in Shreveport

2:12 p.m. The building on fire has been confirmed as the Village Square Apartments.

Autism rates reach all time high

UNDATED — A new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals autism rates are climbing in the U.S.

Olympic hopeful kicked off LSU swimming team

BATON ROUGE, LA — A star swimmer at LSU is off the team and her chances of being in the 2012 Olympics are shot.

3 arrested in Multi-parish high-speed chase

Two men are in law enforcement custody following a high-speed multi-parish chase.

Firefighters save house from blaze; 2 abandoned trailers destroyed

A fire in a rural area of south Bossier Parish destroyed two abandoned trailer homes early Wednesday afternoon, but firefighters were able to contain the fire to keep it from destroying the main home on the property.

Prosecution requests writing sample from Bation Rouge rapper Lil’ Boosie

BATON ROUGE, LA — Rapper Lil' Boosie was back in court today for a status conference. Before his murder trial begins on April 30, 2012 the prosecution asked for a writing sample from the rapper.

CSO deputies make arrest in shooting

A man wanted for a shooting on Post Oak Place earlier this month was arrested by Caddo deputies on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.