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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.

Shreveport police officer fired

A Shreveport police officer was terminated this morning after violating departmental policies. Officer Pat Hensley was terminated by Chief Willie Shaw for driving while intoxicated in a marked police car.

Burglars target vehicles at Shreveport apartment complex

A Shreveport apartment complex has become a repeat target for thieves.  Now, the people who live there are stepping up precautions and wondering when will it stop?

Two Texas men arrested for meth

Two Texas men were arrested Saturday morning on drug charges, Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen reports.

Bossier firefighters save the city money

Several Bossier city firefighters will pickup construction tools tomorrow to save taxpayers thousands of dollars.