Local News

Police find body at lake

Shreveport police are trying to identify a body found in Cross Lake on Sunday. Authorities were called out to the lake near Willow Point, where a boater found the body.

Jails overcrowding in Caddo Parish

Over crowding at the Caddo Correctional Center is becoming a costly problem. The length of stay for male inmates increased 10% since last year.

House passes Justin Bloxom Act

The Justin Bloxom Act unanimously passed the state House Thursday. The bill now heads to the Senate for a vote.

Bossier residents to see increase in sewer bill

Bossier residents can expect an increase in their sewer bill soon.

Monroe hires new superintendent

The Monroe city school system has hired a new superintendent. Kathleen Harris won after a narrow4-3 vote Tuesday.

YWCA doors near closing

The YWCA may soon be closing its doors. The program has functioned for years to help local women struggling with raising children and abuse problems.

Police offer reward for murder suspect

Police are now offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Deedrick Jackson. The 30-year-old is wanted in connection with the murder of 53-year-old Kelly White this weekend.

Man arrested for allegedly stealing rocks

A Shreveport man is arrested for taking rocks from a gas well site and using them to pave his driveway. The company says they asked 57-year-old James Tyler twice not to take the rocks before he was arrested.

Shreveport man arrested after alleged shooting

A Shreveport man was arrested Saturday after shooting two people. Police say 21-year-old Richard Cannon began arguing with one of the victims before shooting.

Gulf gets help from afar

Relief for the massive oil spill comes from all corners of the United States.  A coast guard crew in Hawaii has been sent to help with the cleanup.