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Man arrested after scuffle, hit and run

A Haughton man is behind bars after an early morning hit and run. Bossier deputies arrested 50-year-old Kirk Patrick Reedy, of Haughton, after backing into a vehicle twice.

Part of Broadway Street to close for a month

Traffic Street will be closed to thru traffic from the Horseshoe Casino entrance to Broadway Street beginning March 29 until approximately April 29.

SPD setting up safety checkpoint this weekend

Law enforcement officers from several different agencies will be teaming up and working together Saturday night to help keep the streets of Shreveport safe.

Boy charged with simple battery for alleged touching of fellow student

A Huntington High School student has been ticketed for simple battery following an incident that happened on campus Thursday.

UPDATE: Suspicious package at Shreveport federal courthouse ruled safe

UPDATE 11:45 P.M.: Bomb squad members determined the package to be safe. No evacuation was ever made and the scene is cleared.

Man sentenced to death, mother arrested on jury tampering charges

A Caddo jury announced late Wednesday evening that LaMondre Tucker would receive the death sentence.  Shortly after the announcement, his mother, Alicia Tucker, was arrested on charges of conspiracy of jury tampering.

Shreveport Police initiate special operation to address “cruising”

The Shreveport Police Department is gearing up to proactively address “cruising” issues throughout the city this weekend.

Shreveport man behind bars for using 'lost' company card

A Shreveport man has been arrested for making more than $12,000 in purchases with a company credit card.

Louisiana dropout rate significantly declines

According to a report released by the Louisiana Department of Education on Wednesday, the state's annual dropout rate significantly declined last school year.  Schools across Louisiana saw a 28% decrease in dropouts on average.

Agents find 58 pounds on Greyhound bus

Caddo sheriff deputies seized 58 pounds of marijuana at a downtown Greyhound bus terminal Tuesday. Agents were called to the bus station after Shreveport police officers were alerted to a suspicious person on one of the buses.