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Summer heat brings rise in electrical house fires

Firefighters have kept busy extinguishing flames across the area often times due to electrical cord overload from air conditioners.

Tax auditor arrested after stealing money, ID from customer

The owner of a local tax service was arrested for felony theft and identity theft after it was discovered that she filed a fraudulent income tax return using a customer's name and information without permission, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Pra

Bossier City takes first step to bring in new casino

Bossier City is one step closer to sealing the deal on building a fourth riverboat casino next door to the Louisiana Boardwalk.  The Bossier City council held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to vote on a property deal with the casino d

Willis-Knighton joins lawsuit in 3132 controversy

A big name has added themselves to the controversy over the 3132 extension.  Willis-Knighton Health System has joined the lawsuit to ensure the city property south of Flournoy Lucas Road will be used appropriately for an expansion of 3132.

Bossier City issues water boil following main break

A break in a water main at the intersection of Swan Lake Road and Shed Road caused residents and some businesses to lose water or experience low water pressure for several hours. The break occurred around 10 a.m.

Shreveport Police catch suspected armed robber, search for another

A local man is behind bars this morning accused of robbing a west Shreveport convenience store while his alleged accomplice is on the lam.

Fire does heavy damage to Bossier City house

The Bossier City Fire Department responded to a fire today in the 2900 block of Oliver Street that heavily damaged a home.

Caddo deputy injured when gun fired accidentally

A Caddo Sheriff's deputy was taken to the hospital after his gun discharged and shot him in the leg Monday evening.

Arrest made in 15-year-old Bossier City cold case

A cold case is now closed after a 15-year investigation of a murdered U.S. Marshal's Service employee.  After almost fifteen years on the run, the suspect was finally caught over the weekend.

Flames destroy house in morning fire

A fire destroyed a two-story house Tuesday morning at the intersection of Coty and Lister Streets in the Highland neighborhood of Shreveport.