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Bid for Senate seat getting testy

The political race for senator of Louisiana is starting to heat up. Old time Louisiana politics are starting to roll with the David Vitter statement over the weekend.

Alexandria names new police chief

Ernest Tully has been appointed chief of the Alexandria Police Department. Tully, a 29-year-old veteran of the Baton Rouge Police Department, replaces former Chief Daren Coutee, who retired in January.  

Fisherman hold off on oyster season

Shrimp season opens this month in Louisiana.

Police need your help catching robber

Police need your help in identifying and apprehending a suspect who robbed a west Shreveport hotel last night.

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to blow up station

State police say Abdulrahman Helou allegedly threatened to blow up the Vinton Police Department after an officer confiscated his license plate.

Fire officials release drowning tapes

The Shreveport Fire Department released the 911 tapes of the six teens who drowned on Monday. In the video above, you can hear an unidentified woman screaming, trying to inform the dispatcher they need help.

Funerals set for Red River drowning victims

The funerals for the six teens who drowned in the Red River are set. The Stewart/Blalock family funeral will be August 7 at Morning Star Baptist Church.

Memorial held for drowning victims

A memorial took place for the six teenagers who drowned in the Red River Monday.

Pineville in search of new police chief

Pineville is looking for a new police chief after the current chief retired. So far the city has received eight applications, five of the candidates currently work for the Pineville Police Department.

UPDATE: 6 LA teen drowning victims identified

***UPDATE*** Caddo Parish Release: Six teenagers who drowned while swimming in the Red River on Monday have now been identified.