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Teacher and student charged in scuffle

Police officers have charged a student and teacher in connection with an altercation at a Shreveport middle school this afternoon.

Reward offered for man who raped elderly woman

Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a male suspect who brutally raped an elderly female last weekend in west Shreveport.

Ex-boyfriend arrested in missing woman case

Caddo Sheriff's deputies arrested Eddie Jackson, 40, for allegedly kidnapping Tracy Winslow, 30, outside of her Oil City apartment on Sunday night.  Winslow has not been seen or heard from since late that night.

Police crack down on I-49 lead foots

Officers with the Shreveport Police Department’s Traffic Bureau initiated a special operation yesterday to address speeding on Interstate 49.

Officials release DWI checkpoint results

Law enforcement officers from several different agencies teamed up and worked together last weekend to help keep the streets of Shreveport safe.

Stepmother's charges upgraded in five-year-old's death

Bossier Undersheriff Doyle Dempsey says the stepmother of a 5 year old girl who was pronounced dead at W.K. Pierremont on Thursday, January 13, 2011, has been charged with first degree murder.

Detectives arrest ex-boyfriend of missing woman

Caddo sheriff's deputies have arrested the ex-boyfriend of a missing woman whose car was found burned, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Toyota Recall

The Associated Press reports, the auto-giant Toyota is recalling over 1.7 million Lexus cars worldwide for fuel leaks. No accidents are suspected to be related to the problem.

Operation Stand Down helps hundreds of homeless

Hundreds of Northwest Louisiana homeless received free medical services and assistance in downtown Shreveport on Monday afternoon.

Law enforcement finds man responsible for stolen items from state

A cooperative effort by the Bossier City Police Department and the Louisiana State police has lead to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a string of recent vehicle burglaries including two involving an unmarked state police vehicle a