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East Shreveport neighborhoods targeted by burglars

Shreveport police say that they have seen the number of burglaries double in parts of East Shreveport compared to the same time last year.

Runaway teens found in Virginia

A pair of runaway teenagers from Shreveport have been located in Virginia.

Police heavily patrol Mardi Gras parade routes

Thousands of people hit the streets on Saturday to partake in the first big Mardi Gras parade of the season, and next weekend will be more of the same.  The Shreveport Police Department wants to remind parade-goers to celebrate safely.

New Bossier City fire chief appointed by mayor

Bossier City Mayor Lorenz “Lo” Walker today announced his appointment of Brad Zagone (pronounced Zah-goan) to the position of Bossier City Fire Chief.

Deputies arrest man for having sex with 13-year-old

Caddo sheriff's detectives have arrested a Haughton man for having sex with a 13-year-old girl, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

Authorities looking for runaway teen

Shreveport Police detectives need your help in locating a runaway teenager.

Body found in ditch alongside I-20 in Marshall

Officials say they suspect foul play is involved in the death of a man found alongside I-20. He has been identified as 33-year-old Charles Steven Ledbetter. Authorities found Ledbetter with multiple stab wounds in a ditch.

Unemployed use local job placement programs to find work

The United States Department of Labor released last year's unemployment rate averages that show a .9% increase in Louisiana's unemployment rates compared to 2009.  Last year's average unemployment rate in Louisiana landed at 7.

Shreveport police looking for Family Dollar robber

Shreveport Police need your help in identifying and apprehending a suspect who robbed a Family Dollar store in west Shreveport last night.

Shreveport authorities arrest over 100 during weekend parade

Shreveport Police report 122 arrests made during the Krewe of Centaur Parade.