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Early morning accident in Bossier City leaves one man dead, five others injured

At approximately 2:00 a.m. on Saturday morning March 17, 2018, the Bossier City Police Department responded to a fatality crash that occurred in the westbound lane of Interstate 20 at the Benton Rd. intersection. A pickup truck was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the rear of a tract

BOSSIERPRESS.COM - 2018-03-17 08:55:32

Shoplifter hits Shreveport police officer with car

Shreveport, LA - Shreveport Police investigators are searching for a woman who was captured on video attempting to steal items from Dillard's Department store Thursday evening. Just after 8:45 p.m., a Shreveport Police officer was working an off-duty security detail at Dillard's department store in

KTBS - 2018-03-16 03:46:00

Shreveport man accused of pretending to be home contractor

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NEWS-STAR - 2018-03-16 13:00:08

Accused cop killer trial delayed. Again.

CADDO PARISH, La. - The accused killer of a Shreveport police officer will have to wait another three months for his day in court...just two weeks short of the third anniversary of the crime. Today, Caddo Parish District Judge Ramona Emanuel approved a defense motion to move the date for the kickof

KTAL - 2018-03-16 13:00:44

Haughton woman wanted in death of body found burned in trunk of car

SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport Police Violent Crimes detectives have obtained a warrant for the arrest of a Haughton woman wanted for her alleged role in the death of a man found burned inside the trunk of a car back in January. Angela M. Smith, 36, of Haughton is wanted in the death of a man found b

KTAL - 2018-03-15 22:32:56

Hogs captured in MLK neighborhood

SHREVEPORT, La - They came, they saw and then they were captured. A group of wild hogs are kicked out of a Shreveport neighborhood. Since late last year there have been dozens of reports of feral hog sightings in the MLK community and on Southern University Shreveport's campus. Caddo Animal Control

KTAL - 2018-03-16 22:50:27

Second suspect charged in brutal stabbing of two women

SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport Police Violent Crimes detectives have a second suspect in custody following a stabbing that sent two women to the hospital Tuesday morning. Damien Updite, 38, was taken into custody and charged with attempted first degree murder in the March 13 stabbing of 34-year-old Wh

KTAL - 2018-03-17 00:08:00

Movie filming to interrupt traffic in Bienville Parish, Shreveport

Filming for an upcoming movie about the infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde will cause interruptions in traffic in Shreveport and Bienville Parish next week. The movie, The Highwaymen," features Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson, who are playing Texas Ranger Frank Hamer and ex-partner Maney Gault. The

KTBS - 2018-03-16 21:03:00

Warrant obtained in connection with body found burned in vehicle

Shreveport Police Violent Crimes detectives have procured a warrant for the arrest of a Haughton woman wanted for her alleged role in the death of a man found burned inside the trunk of a car back in January. It was just after 8:20 p.m. on January 31, when the Shreveport Fire Department responded t

KTBS - 2018-03-15 22:49:00

Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Bossier

Bossier City, LA - Bossier City police responded to a vehicle crash Thursday night that killed a pedestrian. Police and fire department personnel were called to the 7900 block of East Texas Street at about 8:40 pm because a man had been hit by a vehicle. Witnesses tell police the victim was struck a

KTBS - 2018-03-16 03:37:00

Criminal investigation targets Shreveport police lieutenant

Shreveport Police Department's administrative investigation of Lt. Stephen Plunkett now is a criminal investigation being conducted by an agency outside the department, according to the city attorney's office. (Source: KSLA News 12) An officer with almost 27 years on Shreveport's police force now is


Man killed after being hit by car on East Texas

Bossier City, La. - Bossier City police responded to a motor vehicle crash Thursday night that resulted in the death of a pedestrian. Police and fire department personnel were called to the 7900 block of East Texas Street at approximately 8:40 pm in reference to a man who had been hit by a vehicle.

KTAL - 2018-03-16 04:05:50

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

The 5 best places to eat oysters in Shreveport

Celebrate spring with avocado pickles! Avocados are a naturally nutritious food high in dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, and heart healthy fats. Avocado pickles are delicious by themselves, and are also a great addition to burgers and sandwiches, or as a topping for salads, tacos, fish or chic


Shreveport police search for runaway juvenile

Shreveport, La. - On February 16, 2018, La'Joshua White was reported as a runaway after she left her residence without her parent's permission. She has made contact with family members but has not returned to her residence. White is describes as a black female, 16 years of age, 5'5" tall, weighing


SPD on the scene of fatal accident

SPD on the scene of fatal accident SHREVEPORT, La. - A man is dead after he was hit by several vehicles Wednesday morning in south Shreveport. The accident happened shortly before 7 a.m. in the 800 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop near Kingston Rd. Investigators say a man stepped out into traff


Southern University at Shreveport Hosts Clean Jacket Day

Shreveport, LA - Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA) is hosting a free expungement legal assistance event this Saturday, March 17th at 10:00AM in the gym on the main campus located at 3050 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The event will see up to 100 people. Assistance is first come, first served


Three car crash sends one vehicle into the duck pond

Shreveport, La. - Three vehicles were involved in an accident at East Kings Hwy and Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy at around 6:40 pm this evening. The crash sent one car into the duck pond with four people inside. The car was completely submerged, one adult and three children managed to escape. Two peopl


Could Cross Bayou Project Determine Shreveport's Next Mayor? [VIDEO]

Political analyst Scott Hughes talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright about the proposed billion dollar Cross Bayou project, what he thinks are the chances of it becoming a reality and whether it will be a factor in the coming Shreveport mayoral election. Hughes tells KEEL listeners that he's


Caddo Coroner releases name of woman killed in Duck Pond crash

The Caddo Coroner's office has released the name of a woman killed when her car slammed into a Shreveport Bayou. Megan Victoria Brown, 40, was identified by family members at University Health. Brown's car plunged into the East Kings Highway Park, known as the Duck Pond, a part of Shreveport's Ande