A local news reporter where I live posed the question this week as to whether insurance rates for property owners will begin to rise, following the recent South Louisiana flooding. My answer was simple. Of course they will go up. In fact, the cost of insurance would have continued to go up even without the recent flood.
On Tuesday, Aug. 30, Shreveport police patrolmen responded to a welfare concern regarding an elderly man who, according to 911 calls, was almost struck by passing motorists as he walked along a portion of Interstate 20, between Hearne and Jewella avenues.
Back on July 21, Shreveport police were called to the Scrubs Unlimited located in the 1200 block of Shreveport-Barksdale Highway. Upon officers' arrival, contact was made with the complainant. who advised two women had entered the store, with one of the women stealing items and leaving the business.
Shreveport police detectives have charged a local man in connection with a shooting which sent another man to the hospital last week. Back on Aug. 23, Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Drive relative to a shots fired call.
On Aug. 26, Shreveport police patrol officers responded to a shots-fired call in the 300 block of Prospect Street. As officers arrived, contact was made with the victim, who advised officers that we was shot at by a known suspect following a verbal disagreement.
Shortly after noon, Shreveport police patrol officers were called to a residence located in the 3200 block of Penick Street relative to the home being burglarized. In making contact with the homeowner, it was learned that somewhere between the hours of 1 p.
Vincent Webb, 49, of the 5500 block of Cross Timbers Drive in Shreveport, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on an outstanding warrant charging him with a single misdemeanor count of Abuse of Children;Reports;Waiver of Privilege.
Just after 2:00 p.m. on August 29, 2016, Shreveport Police patrol officers were called to Willis-Knighton's South location relative to a patient who had been dropped off by private vehicle in the hospital's emergency room suffering a gunshot wound to the lower abdomen.
After just 22 months of heading the Shreveport Metropolitan Planning Commission of Caddo Parish, Executive Director Mark Sweeney is finding out just how hot the seat can get. He was awarded the position in the fall of 2014 as a constellation prize after the original pick was unwilling to immediately accept the position.