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Black Friday attracts shoppers

SHREVEPORT - Hundreds of people hit the stores this morning hoping to find those perfect deals. They headed out to stores like Best Buy and some people have been waiting in lines for days. One shopper we spoke with said because of the struggli

Fire leaves four homeless on Thanksgiving

SHREVEPORT - A fire on Thanksgiving night has left a family of four homeless in Shreveport. The Shreveport Times reports officials are still investigating the cause of the fire, but they do say it started in the living room.

Turkey saved by Massachusettes woman

UNDATED - A turkey has been spared this Thanksgiving. Jerry the turkey would have been slaughtered because of his cataracts. However, a woman in Massachusettes has saved him and is planning to pay for his surgery.

Detective shot in alleged robbery

SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport detective was wounded this morning after a shootout with a suspected bank robber. The alleged robbery happened at the Capital One Bank at Greenwood Road and I-20 a little after nine Tuesday. That's where the suspec

Detective wounded in shootout with alleged robber

SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport police detective exchanged gunfire with a man who allegedly tried to rob a Capital One bank branch and both the officer and suspect were shot. The shootout happened in the 4200 block of Mansfield Road after the robbery of

Holiday gas going up

SHREVEPORT - Gas prices are going up just in time for the holiday season. Officials say in the Shreveport Bossier area right now, prices are at $2.50 a gallon. The national average is at $2.33.

Man sentenced to 58 years

SHREVEPORT - Lucien Trammell has been sentenced to 58 years in prison for the 2008 shooting of a Shreveport police officer. The Shreveport Times reports the officer was reportedly shot in the face, but did survive and is now back on patrol.

Church destroyed in fire

MONROE - The Community of Christ Church was burned to the ground Wednesday morning. The fire was first reported around 5:05 a.m.

Task force seizes thousands worth of clothes

SHREVEPORT — Shreveport Caddo Financial Crimes Task Forces seized more than $40,000 worth of counterfeit clothing and sneakers. The Shreveport Times reports it happened during a raid Tuesday night.

Firefighters exstinguish fire at wellness center

SHREVEPORT - Shreveport firefighters spent the morning sparring with a fire at the Willis Knighton Wellness Center The fire was reported at about 4 a.m. Officials say the fire was started by electrical wiring. It took the firefighters about