Authorities looking for man accused of domestic violence

From Shreveport Police Department: Shreveport Police detectives are looking for a local man accused of severely battering a woman last summer.

Police looking for alleged drive-by shooter

From Shreveport Police Department Shreveport Police detectives are seeking a local man in connection with a drive-by shooting last weekend in west Shreveport.

State Fair opens gates

The 104th annual State Fair of Louisiana opened its gates Thursday to all of the thrill rides and quirky foods it has to offer.  The theme of this year's fair is '1000 Flavors of Fun.' 

Crash closes part of I-220

Shreveport Police patrol officers are working a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 220 westbound on the Cross Lake Bridge, involving an 18 wheeler and a pick-up truck.

First alternative fuel station opens

Bossier city opened the first alternative fuel station of its kind in the region Wednesday morning. The city predicts that the new fuel station will bring a positive change environmentally and economically.

Firefighters take on 3,500 acre fire

KISATCHIE NATIONAL FOREST - Fire officials say over 3,500 acres are ablaze in the Kisatchie National Forest southwest of Natchitoches.

Officials warn public to be wary of sex offenders on Halloween

From Caddo Sherrif's Office: Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is urging citizens to take advantage of a sex offender community notification program offered by his department this Halloween.

18-wheeler collides with train

In Point Coupee Parish an 18-wheeler carrying sugar cane and a train collided, causing the train to jump the tracks.

Early voting underway in Louisiana

Early voting kicked off in Louisiana Tuesday with voters ready to have their voice heard.

Officials release checkpoint results

From Bossier City Police Department: