Law enforcement encourages use of on-line system to track valuables

Local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to encourage the use of an on-line system that will help locate personal property faster in the event that it's ever stolen.

Sitter steals over 10K from elderly woman

A sitter for an 89-year-old Shreveport woman was arrested for stealing over $10,000 from the woman's bank account, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

3 alleged burglars spotted by off-duty officer

Three Caddo Parish men are behind bars after an off-duty officer saw them breaking into a west Shreveport home Saturday evening.

Gulf Coast hopes for post-spill boom from retirees

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – For all the oil spill claims and cleanup work by BP, retirees from the North may be the best survival bet for some Gulf Coast resort towns this winter.

Stocks slide on worries over Korea, European debt

NEW YORK – Stocks sank during Friday's shortened session as jittery traders were afraid to commit to any holdings ahead of the weekend amid lingering uncertainty surrounding Europe's debt troubles and North Korea's war threats

Steele on thin ice at helm of Republican Party

WASHINGTON – A significant bloc of Republican National Committee members wants embattled chairman Michael Steele to step aside, but the rank and file have failed to settle on a clear alternative, according to Associated Press interviews w

NKorea warns region is on brink of war

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea – North Korea warned Friday that U.S.-South Korean plans for military maneuvers put the peninsula on the brink of war, and appeared to launch its own artillery drills within sight of an island it showered wi

US cracks down on fake pot as public health hazard

WASHINGTON – Cracking down on fake pot, the government began emergency action Wednesday to outlaw five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana.

Bossier armed robbery task forces prepare for holidays

Similar to the task force that the Shreveport Police Department have already implemented, the Bossier City Police Department and Bossier Sheriff's Office will begin their armed robbery task force Friday as holiday shopping begins.

Storms, not airport security, slow holiday travel

BISMARCK, N.D. – A planned boycott of airport security scanners was a bust, but holiday travelers in the western U.S. had to contend with a chaotic mix of snow, sleet and ice.