Two arrested for going on shopping spree with counterfeit checks

Investigators with Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force arrested a Haughton man and Shreveport woman for spending thousands of dollars with counterfeit checks to purchase several items at several retail locations.

1 dead in Webster Co. single-vehicle crash

One person is dead after a Wednesday morning single-vehicle crash.

US Senate votes down Toomey-Manchin Gun Bill

In a major defeat for supporters of tougher gun laws, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday defeated a compromise proposal to expand background checks on firearms sales.

Vivian man arrested in morning drug raid

A Vivian man was jailed on Tuesday following a drug investigation by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw.

Shreveport man arrested for rape, sexual battery of juveniles

The Caddo Sheriff’s Office has obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted for rape and sexual battery involving juveniles, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Boston PD says no arrest made in Boston Marathon bombings

There is conflicting information as to whether someone has been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.

ARK-LA-TEX College Career Fair to take place April 27

The fifth annual ARK-LA-TEX College Career Fair, will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Bossier Civic Center.

US Capitol evacuated due to delivery of suspicious package

Parts of the U.S. Capitol are being cleared after authorities announced suspicious packages on the first and third floors of the Hart Senate Office Building and a suspicious envelope in the Russell Senate Office Building at the office of Sen.

Officials intercept tainted letter sent to President Obama

A letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a "suspicious substance" has been intercepted at the White House's off-site mail facility, a Secret Service spokesman said Wednesday.

Sen. Cornyn introduces Nat'l Conceal-Carry Reciprocity Legislation

United States Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced an amendment to S. 649, which would guarantee the rights of gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines and within other states that also have conceal-carry laws.