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Fire destroys old Shreveport battery plant

The old Gould Battery Plant in west Shreveport went up in flames Tuesday afternoon.  Shreveport firefighters were the first on scene in the 6600 block of Westport Avenue.  Assistant Fire Chief Fred Sanders, Shreveport Fire Department,

Shreveport native to appear on 'American Idol'

One Shreveport singer will be vying for her chance to make it to Hollywood on this season's 'American Idol'.  Twenty-year-old Natalie Hanson of Shreveport was one among many contestants who auditioned for the show in New Orlean

Crime stats show downward trend for Bossier City

The total number of crimes decreased in Bossier City during 2010 to its lowest level in 29 years according to statistics released today by the Bossier City Police Department. In 2010 there were a total of 11,015 crimes.

Man caught transporting over 100 pounds of pot

A traffic stop this morning on I-20 by the Bossier City Police Department’s Street Crimes Interdiction Unit resulted in the arrest of a Texas man and the seizure of more than 100 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $60,0

Battery plant fire, roof collapses in Shreveport

UPDATE 3:38 p.m.: Firefighters are still on the scene.  As of this moment, the fire has not been contained.

Local shops welcome busy Mardi Gras season

With the first Mardi Gras parade of the season in Shreveport already in the books on Monday afternoon, people around the Ark-La-Tex are making their Mardi Gras purchases to prepare for all of the festivities.  The parades, masks and beads

Seven arrested after three-month investigation

The Bossier City Police Department wrapped up a three-month investigation into marijuana distribution last night with the execution of a search warrant that resulted in seven people, including a juvenile, being arrested on drug charges.

Two arrests made in death of 5-year-old girl

The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office has made two arrests in connection with the death of a 5-year-old South Bossier Parish girl as of Friday morning.

Authorities offering reward for person of interest

Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man accused of attacking two Shreveport Police patrol officers.

SSNIP provides fix for pet overpopulation

Robinson's Rescue Low Cost Spay-Neuter Facility and the Caddo Parish Commission join together to fight the pet overpopulation and euthanasia problems in Caddo Parish by starting SSNIP, the new Subsidized Spay-Neuter Incentive Program.