Statistics show crimes down in Louisiana

Crime statistics are out for the city of Shreveport. Officials say they are down overall by 14%, compared to August of 2009.

Police investigate death of newborn child

Bossier City police are investigating the death of a newborn baby boy at a home in the 4600 block of Voss Drive. Police and fire personnel responded to the scene just before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night.

Shreveport Police officer ticketed for hit and run

Shreveport Police crash investigators have cited a patrol officer with one count of hit and run in connection with a parking lot crash involving two police department vehicles.

2 children found dead in vehicle, mother arrested

COUSHATTA, LA - 2 kids were found dead in a vehicle near a trailer house Wednesday night in Coushatta.

Three fires still burning at Lake Bistineau State Park

Three fires are still burning around Lake Bistineau State Park in Bossier Parish. Fire crews from Bossier, Webster Parishes and Haughton City Fire Departments are attempting to extinguish the blaze.

Haughton man arrested for cruelty and assault

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says a Haughton man was arrested early this morning for cruelty to the infirmed, simple battery, simple assault and theft.

Speech therapist dies at local middle school

An itinerate speech therapist employed by Caddo Parish Schools was found deceased in her vehicle this morning at Donnie Bickham Middle School.

Lt. governor candidate makes stop in Shreveport

Country music artist and Republican candidate for Louisiana Lt. Governor Sammy Kershaw stopped at the Bossier City Civic Auditorium on Tuesday.

Shreveport Police searching for missing woman

The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a woman who has not contacted her loved ones since late last week.

Local man arrested following standoff

Detectives have arrested a Shreveport man after he reportedly assaulted a female victim and then initially refused to surrender to officers.