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Shreveport officer placed on paid leave

A Shreveport Police officer has been placed on administrative leave this morning by Chief of Police Willie Shaw following allegations of alleged policy violations.

Plaquemines Parish deputy arrested for sexually assaulting female prisoner

A Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a female who had been arrested for a criminal violation.

Suspect arrested in connection with half a dozen burglaries

A Shreveport man has been arrested and charged with several burglaries over the past several months in south Shreveport.

Overnight shooting ends tragically

Authorities are investigating an overnight shooting that has claimed the life of a local man in west Shreveport.

Stocks: JPMorgan, Citi earnings on tap

Coming off a solid first two weeks of the year, investors head into the thick of corporate earnings season.

Takashi Murakami: Superflat and super awkward

This is not worksafe. It's a hyperlink to Hiropon, the pornographic fiberglass creation of Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami.

Senators gear up for Hagel's confirmation, many with questions

Now that Chuck Hagel has been nominated for defense secretary, the former Republican senator from Nebraska faces what many expect to be an uphill battle for confirmation in the Senate.

Cannon from Revolutionary War found with gunpowder, cannonball in New York

This could have caused a major blast from the past. Workers cleaning a cannon, last fired more than 200 years ago, were shocked to find Friday that it was still loaded with gunpowder, wadding and a cannonball.

France says soldier, hostage killed in Somalia rescue attempt

French forces swooped into Somalia for a rescue mission under the cover of darkness, leading to a fierce gun battle with militants who killed the hostage, a French intelligence commando, the French defense ministry said Saturday.