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Body found next to middle school

SHREVEPORT - A body was found Wednesday afternoon by a fisherman in a bayou next to J.S. Clark Middle School in Shreveport. Police have not yet said how long the body had been in the water, nor the gender of the person.

Two-state investigation nets metal thief

SHREVEPORT - A two-state investigation led to the arrest of a local metal thief. 30-year-old Glen Merrell of Keithville faces charges after stealing over 2,800 feet of copper and a laptop. Authorities caught Merrell while he was selling the met

Police tase runaway suspect

SHREVEPORT - A man in violation of his restraining order was tasered early Tuesday morning after he ran from police The suspect also faces charges of aggregated battery and burglary, as well as resisting arrest. The incident happened at the Cen

Prosecutors in Horn trial seeking capital murder charge

SHREVEPORT - Brian Horn's trial was upgraded to a capital murder case Monday. The registered sex offender is charged with the murder of Justin Bloxom. If Horn is convicted under the new trial, he could face the death penalty.

Police search for gunman that injured 7

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are trying to track down the gunman in a weekend shooting that injured 7. All of the victims are expected to be okay. It happened on the outskirts of the French Quarter Saturday. Officers say a 17-year-old bo

Authorities crack down on drugs

SHREVEPORT - Over the past two days law enforcement successfully affected the flow of illegal narcotics in the Shreveport-Bossier area. Numerous traffic stops led to over 30 arrests. Officials seized cocaine, methamphetamines, marijuana, and ov

Deputy saves 2 from fire

BOSSIER CITY - A Bossier sherrif's deputy rescued an infant and her nanny from a house that was struck by lightning. Authorities say the off-duty deputy also rescued a dog from inside the residence. The house was completely destroyed by fire.

Bossier City appoints new police chief

BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City has named a new police chief. The Shreveport Times reports Mayor Lorenz "Lo" Walker announced Sergeant Patrick McWilliams will be the new head of the department. McWilliams is a detective with the city's violent crim

Porn star planning Senate run

Louisiana native porn star Stormy Daniels says if she runs for the U.S. Senate, she will do it as a Republican. Daniels' claims she has been a lifelong Democrat, but says the Republican ticket best matches her views of sex and money.

Man caught with drugs and gun sentenced to 25 years

SHREVEPORT - 30-year-old Tavis Davis faces a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty Wednesday. The tri-parish drug task force found a 40 caliber pistol, ammo magazines, over 90 grams of cocaine and ecstasy tablets. Davis faces a minim