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Botched robbery, shooting lands two suspects behind bars

Police detectives have charged a local man and woman in connection with an attempted armed robbery and subsequent shooting that occurred at a motel in west Shreveport this morning.

Arrest made in Shreveport hit and run

On the evening of May 28, 2011, the Shreveport Police Department and the Shreveport Fire Department responded to a major crash on La 3132 between Walker Road and 70th Street.

Centenary purse snatcher caught by K-9

A local teen was taken into custody yesterday in Shreveport’s Highland neighborhood after he allegedly snatched a woman’s purse on the campus of Centenary College.

Fight in downtown Shreveport sends one to hospital, another to jail

Detectives have charged two men in connection with a fight in downtown Shreveport yesterday that sent one of the participants to a local hospital.

Authorities search for Bossier armed robbery suspect

Authorities released surveillance video of a gunman who robbed a Bossier Parish store Memorial Day weekend.

Hot, dry weather keeps fireworks ban in place

It's official:  The fireworks ban is set in stone for the Fourth of July holiday this year.  But people in Shreveport, Bossier City and parts of Bossier Parish are planning other ways to celebrate our nation's birthday.

Frierson man breaks into house, attempts to rape woman

Caddo sheriff's deputies arrested a Frierson man overnight for a burglary and attempted rape in north Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Sabine Parish lifts burn ban during 4th holiday

Sabin Parish will temporarily lift a burn ban for the fourth of July holiday. Residents will be allowed to burn and set off fireworks. That ban will go back into effect on July 9.

Caddo deputies investigate fatal overnight crash

Caddo sheriff's deputies are investigating an overnight crash that took the life of a 17-year-old Shreveport man, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Bossier police investigating credit union robbery

The Bossier City Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning at the Barksdale Federal Credit Union drive thru building in the 2700 block of Douglas Drive.