Local News

Regional search and rescue team stays prepared for disasters

When disasters strike like the tornadoes that ripped through Alabama, the Urban Search and Rescue team here in Northwest Louisiana is often sent to help.

Juvenile arrested for shooting taxi driver

Shreveport Police detectives have charged a teenager in connection with a shooting back in early March that left a cab driver seriously wounded.

Traffic street to close through the summer

In order to speed up the completion of the Traffic Street widening project, Traffic Street will remain closed to thru traffic from the Horseshoe Casino entrance to Broadway Street through the summer.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after wreck

Bossier City police are investigating a two vehicle crash Thursday night on Barksdale Boulevard at Robert E. Lee Boulevard that critically injured a motorcyclist.

Safety checkpoint this weekend in Bossier City

The Bossier City Police Department will operate a safety and vehicle insurance checkpoint Saturday morning, April 30, 2011 at a location north of I-20 in Bossier City.

Residents clean up after tornadoes rip through the Ark-La-Tex

Tornadoes and heavy rain ripped through parts of the Ark-La-Tex Tuesday night.  Marshall, Texas was one of the towns hit the hardest.  Wendesday, residents were stuck picking up the mess Mother Nature left behind.

Shreveport police to join in nationwide Drug Take Back Day

Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw announced today that his department will join together with other local law enforcement agencies to participate in a national "Take-Back" initiative for prescription medications to be held this week

Haynesville Shale Task Force talks emergency preparedness

Less than two weeks after a massive fire sent plumes of smoke shooting into the sky from a local gas well site, officials from across the state met to work on emergency preparedness.

Collison injures Shreveport man

Louisiana Sate Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Interstate 49, south of US 84, in DeSoto Parish earlier today. Philip Tuminello Sr. was traveling north on Interstate 49 when his vehicle stopped in the right lane.

Woman arrested for domestic abuse

A Haughton woman has been arrested for domestic abuse battery and child endangerment reports Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen.