Local News

Harrison County warns of hot check scam

The Harrison County Criminal District Attorney’s Office has received several calls today from residents who have been contacted by individuals claiming to be trying to collect hot checks on our behalf.

Texas man charged with molesting two girls in Caddo Parish

A Marshall, Texas man was arrested by Caddo sheriff's investigators for molesting two young girls in south Caddo Parish.

Shreveport fire destroys family's home

A Shreveport family is without a home after a fire swept through their Boss Avenue home early Monday morning, destroying the interior. Frances Wesley, who lives nearby, says she first saw smoke shortly after 11 on Sunday evening.

Three arrested for crimes during routine traffic stops

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says three people have been charged with various crimes following stops for traffic violations over the weekend.

Harrison County deputy, wife arrested for sexual indecency with student

UPDATE: Harrison County officials are still investigating the former Harrison County deputy and his wife who are accused of sexual indecency with a child. Eddie Nichols had worked for the sheriff's department for three and a half years.

Suspected case of tuberculosis at C. E. Byrd High School

A Caddo Parrish school spokesman confirms a C. E. Byrd High School student or faculty member has a suspected case of tuberculosis.

FEMA recovery center open for Cass, Marion counties

The FEMA recovery centers are now open to help victims of the Bear Creek wildfire in Marion and Cass counties. FEMA specialists are on hand to help people register for aid, inclduing temporary housing and grants.

Routine traffic stop leads to meth arrest

A Haughton man was arrested Wednesday after deputies found methamphetamine in his vehicle following a traffic stop for speeding Wednesday morning on Dogwood Trail.

DNA on cigarette butt links robbery to man

An accused burglar is behind bars Thursday morning after DNA evidence linked him to a burglary in west Shreveport.

Shreveport man behind bars for firing shots during argument

Police detectives have arrested a Shreveport man who allegedly fired shots in a residential neighborhood Thursday night.