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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.

Giant salvinia rapidly growing in TX, LA lakes

Giant salvinia, the invasive species of aquatic weed, is spreading in lakes across Texas, Louisiana and other parts of the South. 

Teen arrested for running over another person multiple times

Bossier City police arrested a Bossier Parish teenager over the weekend on a charge of attempted murder after he ran over another teen multiple times with his vehicle during an altercation.

Reward offered for credit card thief

Bossier City police and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help in identifying a man and woman who used a stolen credit card at a Bossier City business.

Shreveport, Bossier ban fireworks sales

City and parish officials announced a last minute ban on fireworks today, one day before they were to go on sale in Shreveport.

UPDATE: Caddo deputies recover body of missing boater

Caddo deputies recovered the body of missing boater, Brian Smith, around 7 a.m. this morning. Cause of death will be determined by the Caddo Coroner.

Bossier City takes another step closer to new casino

Bossier City took another step forward in the fast-moving process to build a fourth riverboat casino on their side of the Red River.

Teen charged in home invasion now accused of murder

A teenager arrested for attempted first degree murder in connection with a home invasion robbery on Rightway Avenue has now been charged with the shooting death of a man in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood.

Caddo School Board approves budget

The Caddo Parish School Board approved a $492 million budget for the 2011-2012 school year Tuesday evening.  That budget includes the layoffs of over 100 staff members and the cut of another 100 vacant positions.

Detectives identify suspect in downtown stabbing

Police are searching for a Caddo Parish man wanted in connection with a stabbing outside of a downtown Shreveport nightclub early last Sunday that left a man fighting for his life.