Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit arrests 26 in drugs raid

Sheriff Steve Prator and Chief Willie Shaw announced today that the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit conducted a special operation in the ongoing effort to curtail the transportation of illegal narcotics through Shreveport and Caddo Parish.

Governor reappoints fire chief

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has reappointed Bossier City Fire Chief Sammy Halphen to serve on the Louisiana Fire Prevention Board of Review.

Officials set to kick off Shreveport-Bossier City Night Out

Cooler weather is here and Shreveport is all set to celebrate Shreveport-Bossier City Night Out next Tuesday evening.

Couple arrested for disturbing the peace

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says a Shreveport woman and a Bossier City man were arrested for sexual acts in public and disturbing the peace drunk.  

US investigative panel meets for 5th time on spill

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A U.S. Coast Guard official says the fact that more than 100 people escaped the Gulf of Mexico rig explosion alive is a sign that the evacuation effort went fairly well.  

Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold free health and information fair

The Caddo Sheriff's Office will hold a free health and information fair from 9 a.m. to noon, October 14, at the National Guard Armory in Vivian.

Bossier City "Night Out"

A number of Bossier City neighborhoods are gearing up for Bossier City Night Out which takes place tomorrow night, October 5 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

B-52 crew members gather at Barksdale

A reunion was held Friday in honor of B-52 crew members at Barksdale Air Force Base. About 130 former members who flew almost every series of bombers from the cold war to the gulf war met at the base.

Fire investigators determine cause of weekend house fire

UPDATE: An investigation by the BCFD Fire Prevention Bureau determined food cooking unattended on a kitchen stove was the cause of Saturday’s house fire on Coach Road.   ORIGINAL RELEASE NEWS:

SUMMARY: Shreveport City Council Races

Getting most of the attention in Saturday’s preliminary election contest was the Shreveport’s mayoral race, which ended up in a runoff between incumbent mayor Cedric Glover and city council challenger Bryan Wooley.