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SPD seeking tips on armed robbery in west Shreveport

Authorities need your help in identifying and apprehending the man who robbed a west Shreveport convenience store early this morning.

State delegates recap 2014 legislative session

State delegates gathered Tuesday afternoon to recap the 2014 legislative session.

How to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays

About 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with some type of skin cancer in their lives and the sun is the most important contributing factor.

ETX man receives 10 years for attempting to have sex with child

A Carthage, Texas, man was sentenced to 120 months in prison and five years of supervised release for attempting to have sex with an underage girl, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.

Pi Kappa Phi members roll through Shreveport on their Journey of Hope

35 members from Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity rolled into Shreveport’s Shriner’s Hospital Tuesday afternoon. They’re biking cross country for Push America’s Journey of Hope.

Bossier Parish inmates pick peas; lowers burden on tax payers

Every summer inmates within the Bossier Parish Correctional Center system pick purple hulled peas.

Texas city to vote on ordinance banning illegal immigrant housing

In League City, Texas, officials are considering a ban on housing illegal immigrants within the city limits.

25,400 kids hurt annually from falling furniture, almost 300 killed

A TV on top of a wooden stand; sounds innocent enough, right? Maybe not. The United States Product Safety Commission says when they’re kids in the house, televisions on stands can easily tip.

Louisiana school bus law places limitations on bus stops

Come August, school bus drivers will no longer be allowed to pick up and drop off students where they would have to cross over traffic lanes. 

LA scam artist swindles people nationwide, dubbed 'Bernie Madoff of Baton Rouge'

A Baton Rouge area scam artist says he's responsible for bilking half a million dollars from his victims.