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May 23 11:02 AM
The rules and regulations of the Shreveport Fire and Police Municipal Civil Service Board mandate that, “When an employee is charged with a felony he shall, and if a misdemeanor he may, be immediately relieved of duty and placed on "departmental leave" for up to one week at full pay and with continuing seniority.
May 23 11:02 AM
Caddo sheriff’s deputies are stepping up enforcement of seatbelt laws with an overtime traffic enforcement grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. Citizens can expect extra patrols and seatbelt checkpoints, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator..
May 23 11:02 AM
Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Shreveport police responded to a reported shooting in the 1500 block of Alston Street. Upon their arrival at the scene, officers discovered a male and female victim suffering apparent gunshot wounds. The unknown male victim was pronounced deceased on the scene.
May 23 11:02 AM
For the past several years, area waterways, including Caddo Lake, Cross Lake and Lake Bistineau, have been plagued with an infestation of giant salvinia, an invasive aquatic plant that grows at an incredible rate and can deprive a body of water of oxygen.
May 23 11:02 AM
Shreveport police patrol officers caught Williams with 2,441 bootleg DVDs and CDs in March when they responded to a report that the suspect had been robbed while selling merchandise on the street. Over the next several weeks, Smith worked with representatives of the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Indus try.
May 23 11:02 AM
Back on May 19, Shreveport police were called to investigate a burglary at Broadmoor Middle School in the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue. During a probe of the incident, it was learned that the school was burglarized around 9:30 p.m. the previous night by a group of suspects who entered the campus with coverings over their faces.
May 23 11:02 AM
“So if you have maybe your Grandma’s fudge recipe and you’d really like to sell that in markets and grocery stores but you don’t have thirty or fifty thousand dollars to outfit a commercial kitchen, you can become a member of Cookhouse and rent the...
May 23 11:02 AM
“We’re doing every kind of rescue you can think of,” said Fire Chief Dan Cotten. The training instructs rescuers how to “get people out of holes or get people down from heights and out of the river — anyplace we’ve got to get them to get them up ... lowering them down or getting them up.

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