Local News

Mayor's race to be decided by runoff

The race for the mayor's office is down to a runoff between incumbent Cedric glover and city Councilman Bryan Wooley. On Saturday, Glover received 46% of the votes, and Wooley collected 31%.

Police release seat belt checkpoint results

The Bossier City Police Department conducted a safety checkpoint in the 1500 block of Old Benton Road yesterday between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Officers checked a total of 211 vehicles and issued 18 citations for no seat belts.

Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit arrests 26 in drugs raid

Sheriff Steve Prator and Chief Willie Shaw announced today that the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit conducted a special operation in the ongoing effort to curtail the transportation of illegal narcotics through Shreveport and Caddo Parish.

Governor reappoints fire chief

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has reappointed Bossier City Fire Chief Sammy Halphen to serve on the Louisiana Fire Prevention Board of Review.

Officials set to kick off Shreveport-Bossier City Night Out

Cooler weather is here and Shreveport is all set to celebrate Shreveport-Bossier City Night Out next Tuesday evening.

US investigative panel meets for 5th time on spill

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A U.S. Coast Guard official says the fact that more than 100 people escaped the Gulf of Mexico rig explosion alive is a sign that the evacuation effort went fairly well.  

Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold free health and information fair

The Caddo Sheriff's Office will hold a free health and information fair from 9 a.m. to noon, October 14, at the National Guard Armory in Vivian.

Bossier City "Night Out"

A number of Bossier City neighborhoods are gearing up for Bossier City Night Out which takes place tomorrow night, October 5 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

B-52 crew members gather at Barksdale

A reunion was held Friday in honor of B-52 crew members at Barksdale Air Force Base. About 130 former members who flew almost every series of bombers from the cold war to the gulf war met at the base.

Fire investigators determine cause of weekend house fire

UPDATE: An investigation by the BCFD Fire Prevention Bureau determined food cooking unattended on a kitchen stove was the cause of Saturday’s house fire on Coach Road.   ORIGINAL RELEASE NEWS: