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Pair of school arrests prompts reaction from parents

A Caddo Parish teenager is charged with drug distribution after police say he sold Xanax pills to classmates. The 15-year-old Hamilton Terrace student was reportedly selling the medication for a dollar per pill.

March for Meals raises money for senior program

The Caddo Council on Aging held its annual "March for Meals" in downtown Shreveport Wednesday. Dozens joined in the parade to support donations to Meals on Wheels, which hand-delivers lunches to hundreds of Caddo Parish seniors.

Job fair draws hundreds of veterans

The latest job reports are looking up, but there's still one group suffering from disproportionate unemployment...veterans returning from overseas.

Alleged drunken driver in serious condition after motorcycle wreck

A Sibley man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash late Monday night. Troopers responded to the crash at around 11:40 pm, which happened on US Hwy 371 south of Sibley, LA in Webster Parish.

Officials charge Haughton man with 20 more counts of child porn

Bossier Sheriff officials have added 23 additional counts of video voyeurism and child pornography against a Haughton man Monday afternoon.

Fire breaks out at propeller plant

Shreveport fire crews are still on the scene of a fire that broke out at a propeller manufacturing company. Fire officials say the blaze began around 8:30 this morning at PowerTech Propellers on Kingston Road.

Flea season heats up along with the weather

As temperatures rise, so do the numbers and fleas and ticks...which could spell trouble for Fido. This year's mild winter may have an even bigger impact, according to Dr. Valri E. Brown of the Dog and Cat Clinic in Shrevepot.

Former Shreveport administrative asst. sentenced to 18 years

Former mayoral aid Rick Seaton has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after a Monday afternoon hearing.

UPDATE: Alleged thief turns self in at Bowie County Courthouse

BOWIE COUNTY — John David Martin surrendered himself this morning at the Bowie County Courthouse. Martin was charged with theft over $1,500.00 under $20,000.00.

Tax credit brings innovative indsustry to Shreveport

The film and entertainment industry spent an estimated 1.4 billion dollars in Louisiana last year, breaking 2010's record of 900 million dollars.