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BREAKING: Fire Reported at First Bossier Church
Flames and smoke are billowing over a portion of the First Bossier church campus this Monday morning. Emergency crews are on the scene in the 2800 block of East Texas Street in Bossier City.
Your guide to Walk-On's Independence Bowl Week events
Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar's Independence Bowl will charge through Shreveport-Bossier City with the Temple Owls and Duke Blue Devils going head-to-head on the football field. The kickoff will be 12:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at Independence Bowl stadium in Shreveport.
Adrian Perkins defeats incumbent to become Shreveport mayor
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Adrian Perkins has defeated incumbent Ollie Tyler to become mayor of Shreveport. Media outlets report the 33-year-old Adrian Perkins won Saturday's runoff election, according to complete but unofficial returns.
[BREAKING] Fire at First Baptist Church in Bossier City
First Baptist Chuch on East Texas in Bossier is on fire. The blaze started early this morning and dozens of firefighters are on the scene battling this blaze. Eyewitnesses say the flames were coming from the back of church near one of youth centers, but the back of church has also started to catch f
9-year-old killed in Teague Parkway crash
Bossier City police and fire department personnel responded Saturday at 8 p.m to a single vehicle accident on the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway north of the McDade Street intersection.
Political newcomer rolls to victory in Shreveport mayor's race
(SHREVEPORT, LA) - Adrian Perkins -- a 33-year-old West Point graduate, war veteran and attorney with no political or government experience -- was elected mayor of Shreveport Saturday in a statement by voters they were willing to try something different to rejuvenate their city.
BCFD, SFD working to extingish blaze at First Bossier
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Crews are working to extinguish a fire at a Bossier City church on Monday morning, according to BCFD dispatch. Crews got the call to First Bossier in the 2800 block of Texas Avenue around 5:30 a.m. According to Bossier City Fire Department Spokeswoman Traci Landry, the fire
5 New Properties For Sale In The Shreveport Area
SHREVEPORT, LA — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? You've come to the right place! To save you some time, we at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings
Shreveport City Council gets three new members
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport voters had to decide who would fill four seats on the Shreveport City Council in Saturday’s runoff election. Willie Bradford, the incumbent councilman for District A, was reelected for another four year term, and three new members were elected to represents Distric
9-year-old girl killed in fatal wreck on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - A 9-year-old is dead after a fatal car accident that took place on late Saturday night, December 8. The single vehicle crash took place on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway just north of the McDade Street intersection. The vehicle struck a guardrail while heading north bound in the
3 Shreveport Area Foreclosures Selling For Cheap
SHREVEPORT, LA — Do you feel like affordable houses are hard to find in your community? Why not check out foreclosures in the area? You may just find something really special!
Caddo-Shreveport narcs' don't play – just ask local jails' newest residents
SHREVEPORT, La. - The benevolent agents from the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit have made it possible for at least seven men to have a warm, dry weekend, after assuring them of food and lodging as guests of Shreveport and Caddo Parish taxpayers.
Shreveport City Council become majority African-American after Saturday election
(SHREVEPORT, LA) - The Shreveport City Council for the first time will become majority African-American, following the outcome of the City Council District B race on Saturday. Democrat LeVette Fuller rolled to a win over Republican Wendy Vance. Fuller received 74 percent of the vote to 26 percent fo
9-Year-Old Dies In Fatal Crash on ART Parkway
A child died in a Saturday evening single-vehicle crash on the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway. Around 8:00 p.m., Bossier City police and fire personnel responded to an accident on the ART Parkway north of the McDade Street intersection.
Shreveport City Council is set with mix of new, old faces
Shreveport City Councilman Willie Bradford fended off a strong challenge in Saturday's election to win another term. Bradford defeated challenger Rose McCulloch with 54 percent of the vote to claim the District A seat, according to complete but unofficial results. Both are Democrats.
Shreveport Mayoral candidate spend Saturday campaigning
The two candidates running for Shreveport Mayor didn't let the cold and wet weather stop them from some last minute campaigning. Ollie Tyler and Adrian Perkins both cast their ballots on Saturday.
We may look back to 2018 Shreveport mayor's race as game-changer
• • • The 2018 Shreveport mayor’s race broke new ground, probably ensuring that local politics will never be quite the same. In a "yarner,” incumbent Mayor Ollie Tyler made a low-key announcement in January that she would seek re-election.
Adrian Perkins wins Shreveport Mayor’s race
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Adrian Perkins defeated incumbent Ollie Tyler in Saturday’s runoff election to win the race for Shreveport Mayor, according to complete but unofficial returns.
SPD charge teens from 13 to 19 with multiple violent crimes
SHREVEPORT, LA - Shreveport Police detectives have jailed a group of local teens in connection with a string of violent crimes dating back to early October 2018. Based on information and evidence gathered during the course of multiple investigations, authorities have identified and charged the follo
Shreveport Garbage Workers Say Absences Are Not Politically Motivated
In a strange turn of events, the week of Shreveport's Mayoral election, a lot of garbage workers are missing work. Upwards of 20 employees missed Monday and Tuesday, causing the city to get behind on garbage collection around the city. Thursday, 11 more workers called in sick. The City had to hire a