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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.

Shreveport motel thieves caught in the act

A Shreveport Police patrol officer has arrested two Texas men for stealing items from a truck after their would-be victim called and notified authorities of the theft.

Keep cool for less this summer

Since it has been so hot for so long now, it seems cranking down the air conditioner is your only relief.  But air conditioners are the largest user of electricity in your home, so that cool air could put pressure on your wallet.

Herbicide truck crashes into Benton house

A work truck carrying herbicide crashed into a residence on the side of Highway 3 in the city of Benton about 1:30 this afternoon.

Shreveport man behind bars after alleged murder for hire scheme

Shreveport detectives have arrested a local man after he allegedly hired a subject to kill another man.

2 Haughton men caught with marijuana during traffic stop

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says two Haughton men were arrested late Monday night on drug charges following a traffic stop in Haughton.