Franklinton woman arrested for medicare fraud

Franklinton—A Franklinton woman has been arrested and charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud and two counts of filing or maintaining false public records, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Diamond Pet Foods recalls products due to salmonella contamination

Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice. This is being done as a precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.

Marriage rates at all-time lows

Four in ten American women won't make that trip down the aisle in their lifetimes. That's according to a new government report, which shows the number of marriages across the country is at an all-time low.

Man arrested after punching ex-girlfriend multiple times

A Haughton man was arrested late last week for hitting his former girlfriend in the face and other areas several times with a closed fist.

Mother accused of injuring baby after throwing him through car window

A Shreveport mother is in jail after allegedly throwing her baby through a car window on Saturday.

Police seize drugs, money, vehicles in bust

The Bossier City Police Department’s Narcotics Unit arrested a man on drug charges Friday and recovered several pound of marijuana, thousands of dollars in cash and two vehicles following a two-week investigation.

UPDATE: Saints suspensions to remain for bounty program

NEW YORK, NY — UPDATE: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will uphold the suspensions placed on the Saints for the bounty program.

Walmart parking dispute leads to shots fired

Shreveport Detectives are looking for one person in connection with a weekend shooting. It happened Sunday at around 11:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of Shreveport-Barksdale Highway.

More than 140,000 Ford Focus vehicles recalled

U.S. — Ford is recalling some 2012 Focus cars, due to a defect with the wiper motor.

Easter spending to break last year's record

Local retailers got a big jump in sales, just time for Easter. National sales are expected to top $16.8 billion, up 11 percent from last year.