Tax free holiday

The Louisiana second amendment sales tax holiday starts today. People purchasing firearms alone with hunting and fishing supplies will be exempt from the 4-percent sales tax along with all local sales taxes.

Court allows redistricting maps to be used for 2014 elections

In a 26-page opinion issued today, a San Antonio federal court ruled there was no basis to block the use of the 2013 redistricting maps in upcoming elections, and that the redistricting maps passed by the Texas Legislature in the special sessio

Louisiana state officals confirm first West Nile virus death in 2013

Louisiana officials with the Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed Friday the state's first death of 2013 caused by West Nile virus. It happened in Rapides Parish.

Overnight shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

A double shooting in Shreveport's Allendale neighborhood this morning, has claimed the life of a local man and left another victim with serious injuries.

VIDEO: Shreveport PD seeking department store thief

Shreveport Police investigators need assistance in identifying a black male suspect, approximately 6'0", wearing a reddish/orange long sleeve shirt, tan hat, dark pants, who, on August 26, 2013, at 9:00 p.m., walked

Bossier Financial Crimes arrests 67 year old woman wanted for identity, wallet theft

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force arrested Jo Anne Carter, 67, of Shreveport, Thursday, on charges of identity theft and theft in connection with wallet theft.

3 East Texans arrested for attempted ATM theft in Bossier City

The Bossier City Police Department has confirmed the third suspect who was involved in the attempted theft of an automatic teller machine that resulted in a police pursuit in August has been arrested in Denton County, Texas, on w

Bossier Financial Crimes, Crime Stoppers seeking public's help in locating for gas card theft

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force and Bossier Crime Stoppers are asking the public for assistance in locating a man wanted for making thousands of dollars in unauthorized purchases with a gas card that belonged to a former employer.

Bossier Sheriff presents check to crime victim

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington presented a check for $4,860 from the Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Program Thursday to 20-year-old Carnellious Cooper of Shreveport who was seriously injured during hit-and-run earlier this year.

3 deaths may be tied to synthetic marijuana in Colorado

Three people in Colorado may have died after smoking synthetic marijuana, state health officials fear.