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Officials concerned about bus stop safety

SHREVEPORT — Local Shreveport officials are looking to make bus stops safer around the area. The concern comes after this month's rape and kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl from a Caddo school.

Police searching for intruder

SHREVEPORT — Caddo sheriff's deputies are investigating an early morning home invasion. The invasion happened on Oak Grove Lane in Shreveport. Officials say the homeowner woke up to someone kicking in the front door of his house.

Police catch dollar store robber

BOSSIER CITY — Policed arrested Jerry Moore, the "Family Dollar robber", early Wednesday morning. Officials say Moore robbed three stores in two weeks.

Bossier up against the deficit

BOSSIER CITY — Bossier City Council met Tuesday to discuss budget problems. The council learned last week they would have cut a significant number of jobs to balance next year's budget.

Man drowns in Red River

BOSSIER CITY — Police say Johnny Marc Williams fell into the Red River Tuesday night and drowned. Officials say Williams was working on the first floor when he opened a door and fell 10 feet into the water. Another worker attempted to sav

Schools achieve 5-star ranking

SHREVEPORT — Four Caddo schools were awarded a five-star ranking from the state of Louisiana Tuesday. Officials say the rankings were based on school performance scores the state released earlier in the day. The schools that achieved five

Billboards over the limit

Bossier City — An ordinance limiting billboards has many companies up in arms and considering legal action. The controversial ordinance would eliminate almost two-thirds of billboards in Bossier City. After years and stacks of complaints,

Assistant DA resigns after arrest

MINDEN— The Webster Assistant District Attorney Sherb Sentell resigned Friday. Officials say Sentell was arrested last week on charges of domestic abuse and battery and public intimidation after physicially assulting his wife at the Horshoe

Residents facing tax increase

KEITHVILLE— Keithville residents may be seeing an increase in taxes soon to help keep the fire department. Fire Deparment officials say, the increase would help maintain equipment and fuel, which has risen recently in price. The new incr

Weather knocks power out

SHREVEPORT— City officials say at least 11,000 were without power this morning in the Shreveport area. Swepco reports many of the outages were in the northwestern part of Shreveport.