Suspect charged with early January double homicide

Shreveport police charged one person Monday afternoon in connection with a double homicide that occurred back in early January.

Current road closures in Shreveport-Bossier area

Here is a list of road closures in the area. We will update this story as new information comes in so check back often. CLOSED

Intoxicated driver runs car up utility pole guide wire

An alleged intoxicated driver crashed his vehicle in a most unusual way. When emergency responders made it to the scene, they found the vehicle suspended in the air along a utility pole guide wire.

New York to pass nation's first gun control bill since Newtown shooting

Lawmakers in New York are poised to pass a new set of gun laws intended to fortify the state's assault weapons ban, limit the number of bullets in ammunition magazines and strengthen laws that keep the mentally ill from firearms.

Lance Armstrong confesses to doping and steroid use

Lance Armstrong is expected to admit in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that he has used performance-enhancing drugs.

Safe driving tips for winter weather

The first significant winter weather of the season has arrived in our area and reports are coming in all over North Louisiana of slippery area bridges, overpasses and elevated ramps.

All University of Louisiana Monroe classes are canceled today

Due to the winter weather and hazardous road conditions, the University of Louisiana-Monroe has decided to cancel all classes for today.

Louisiana DOTD shuts down I-49 and I-220

The Louisiana DOTD have shut down both sides of I-49 between Bert Kouns and I-20 due to sleet and freezing rain moving into the area.  All of I-220 is also closed.

Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Bandera

James Anthony Rubio, 55, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested Monday in Bandera as the result of a tip.

Department on stand by

With the possibility of snow, rain and sleet reaching north Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weather and icy road conditions.