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Commissioner's quest to ban PJ's continues

For the last several weeks, the Ark-La-Tex has been buzzing about Caddo Parish Commissioner Michael Williams's proposal to ban pajamas in public. Despite a lack of support from fellow commissioners, Williams says he's not giving up.

Titus County Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Laundry Fire

TEXARKANA, Texas - A 35-year-old Mount Pleasant, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for arson in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

SPD releases Centaur Mardi Gras Parade rules, closures

The Krewe of Centaur’s Mardi Gras Parade is set to roll out at 4:30 p.m.

Authorities seize drugs, money and vehicles in Bossier City meth raid

A Bossier City meth raid nets drugs, money, vehicles and lands eight in jail.

Dependence on social media grows

10,000 tweets per second. That's how many hits Twitter reported it received during the last several seconds of Sunday's Super Bowl. Now a University of Chicago study shows we may be more dependent on social media than we realize.

Shreveport soldier dies in auto wreck

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died Feb. 4 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Florence, Texas.

SPD: shoplifter prevention class offered to local businesses

Businesses in Shreveport will soon have an opportunity to sharpen their theft prevention with the help of the Shreveport Police Department.

Bossier Parish deputies find drugs during traffic stop

Two Texas men and a Rhode Island woman were taken into custody after Bossier Parish deputies discovered drugs in their vehicle during a routine traffic stop.

Caddo Parish school bus fight leads to a dozen arrests

On Monday, Shreveport police arrested a dozen Caddo Parish students following a school bus melee. 

Mother of murdered child files suit against state agencies

Just over a year after the alleged murder of Anna Celeste Lowe, her mother, Jamie Mercer, is filing a lawsuit against the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, Child and Protective Services and the Louisiana Attorney General, in addition to Cele