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National gay blood drive aims to lift donation ban

Activists are organizing the first national gay blood drive Friday in an effort to combat the Food and Drug Administration's ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

Ida woman arrested after she steals trailer, drives it into lake, swims away

An Ida woman was arrested by Caddo Sheriff’s deputies for driving a stolen travel trailer into a lake, then swimming away in the dark, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Shreveport PD invesitgating Friday morning shooting

Shreveport Police investigators are combing through evidence Friday morning following a shooting that claimed the life of a local man.

'Coulda beens,' 'what ifs' not enough to convict Zimmerman, defense says

George Zimmerman, accused of hatefully gunning down an African-American teenager, isn't guilty of anything "except protecting his own life," the former neighborhood watch volunteer's attorney said Friday in closing arguments i

Summertime crime: is it blown out of proportion?

For years, people have heard that crime is worse in summer, and many in Shreveport firmly believe it. However, the Shreveport Police Department doesn't fall into that group, saying that isn't the case.

SFD calling grease fire a "close call"

Just after midnight Thursday, Shreveport Fire were called to the 1800 block of Clay St., in the city's Allendale neighborhood, to respond to what is believed to be a grease fire.

Police seek suspect in attempted robbery

Shreveport Police need your help to find a man accused of attempting to rob a local business last month.

U.S. House approves farm bill without food stamp aid

The U.S. House approved revised legislation on Thursday to overhaul the nation's farm programs -- one that doesn't include an extension of food stamps.

Stolen NFL, college championship rings among items recovered in search of BR home

Three people were arrested during the execution of a search warrant yesterday. Among the items seized were 4 football championship rings, including three from LSU and one from the NFL.