Governor Jindal signs new law requiring mandatory reporting of sexual abuse

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today that will require eyewitnesses of sexual abuse to report the abuse to authorities and will toughen penalties for other mandatory reporters of abuse who fail to report.

Shreveport police looking for missing senior

The Shreveport Police Department needs your helpin finding an elderly man who has not been seen since last month.

Argument over dog ends in gunfire

A Shreveport man was grazed in the head by a bullet when an argument turned violent Friday afternoon.

Miss Black Louisiana USA Talented Teen Pageant holds first casting call

New Orleans – Calling all talented teens! The Miss Black Louisiana USA Organization is kicking off its first official casting call for the 2013 Talented Teen Pageant, with auditions scheduled for Saturday, May 26th, 2012.

Best of the Bayou holds festival poster contest

Houma, LA- The Best of the Bayou is seeking artists to design a poster for the inaugural event to be held in downtown Houma in September.

Bossier Parish speedster caught with pot, body armor

A Natchitoches speedster was arrested Thursday for possessing drugs and a bullet proof vest. Bossier Parish Deputies clocked his vehicle heading northbound on Highway 71 at 72 miles per hour in a 55 MPH zone.

Claiborne working out with Cowboys

VALLEY RANCH, TX (FOX44) - Former LSU Tiger Morris Claiborne is getting his first taste of professional football. The Shreveport native is now just a couple hours from home playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

Louisiana hurricane prep sales tax holiday this weekend

LOUISIANA — On Saturday and Sunday, Louisiana residents will have a chance to stock up on necessary items to prepare for this hurricane season.

Seven arrested for scam that cost victims tens of thousands of dollars

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA — Seven people were arrested for an asphalt paving scam that has cost several victims tens of thousands of dollars.

Shreveport woman gambles away company's money

A Shreveport woman was arrested for stealing $11,000 from her employer, which she later lost gambling. Martha Clark, 57, worked at County Market on Nelson Street as a bookkeeper.