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Elderly Bossier City man dead; wife in jail accused of murder
BOSSIER CITY, La. - An elderly Bossier City man is dead, allegedly after being stabbed in the chest by his wife late Sunday morning. Robert Walker, 71, was found dead at his home in his Golden Meadows home around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, and his wife, Betty Walker, 75, is in custody.
Downtown Shreveport scene of rescue effort
SHREVEPORT, La. - First responders are on the scene of what's being called a rescue in downtown Shreveport. According to the Caddo 911 dispatch website, nearly a dozen units are on the scene on Marshall between Milam and Crockett.
Bossier City-Shreveport 2019 Mardi Gras Parades Schedule
Mardi Gras in the Bossier City-Shreveport metro area is a family-friendly event, drawing thousands of Carnival season revelers from throughout the region. Kids love it and parents appreciate the fact that the whole family can share in a unique Louisiana tradition.
75-year-old woman accused of stabbing husband to death
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - A 75-year-old woman is charged in the stabbing death of her husband on Sunday. Betty Walker is accused of stabbing Robert Walker, 71, in the chest, according to Bossier City Police Department. She is charged with second-degree murder.
POLICE: Louisiana woman dragged into ditch, mauled by pack of 8 dogs
ST. HELENA PARISH, LA (WAFB) - The St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Department reports a woman was dragged into a ditch and mauled by a pack made up of as many as 8 dogs. Officials say they were alerted to the incident by an individual who stopped to assist the victim after he noticed she’d been injured.
UPDATE: Emergency workers call off search in downtown Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, La. - UPDATE: This morning, Shreveport Fire Department Emergency workers, Shreveport Police and technicians in Shreveport's Water & Sewer Departments found no evidence of injury after searching several manholes in downtown Shrevepor for nearly two hours this morning.
Vandals damaging popular Shreveport playground, students raise money for repairs
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -A popular Shreveport playground is constantly becoming the target of vandalism. Over ten years ago the non-profit organization Right to Play, Inc. created the Leaps and Bounds playground that sits off of Youree Drive. Over the years, vandals have been damaging the park.
Free legal clinic in Shreveport on Feb. 18
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Do you have a legal question or need legal advice — the Shreveport Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project may be able to help. On Monday, Feb. 18, the group will host, “Ask-A-Lawyer.” The legal clinic begins at 5:30 p.m. at 625 Texas Street. It is open to the public and no appointme
We are taking you on a Black History Tour of Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, La - It's Black History month and Shreveport played an important role in the nationwide civil rights movement. We are taking you all along a Black History tour of Shreveport this week and our tour guide is Reverend Asriel McLain who is the associate minister here at Little Union Baptist
Insurance Questions at Shreveport City Hall
The changeover of insurance brokers for Shreveport is causing quite a stir at City Hall. The big debate is not really about which companies will have the business. It's more about how the cancellation was handled. Risk Services of Louisiana handles the workers comp and airport insurance needs while
‘Voices’ in Shreveport Drain Leads to Massive Emergency Response
Shreveport Police, Fire Department, and other various first responders canvassed a large section of downtown Shreveport today in an effort to locate someone who may have been trapped in a drain pipe.
Man Arrested After Viral Video Shows Him Kicking Alleged Shoplifter at Mall of Louisiana
A man was arrested over the weekend after a video made the social media rounds showing him kicking and yelling at a restrained shoplifter fleeing Macy's at the Mall of Louisiana.
'Severe Weather Awareness' week in Louisiana
SHREVEPORT, LA - It's Severe Weather Awareness Week in Louisiana and the state wants you to make sure you have a plan in case of severe weather. Families and individuals should have an emergency plan that outlines what they will do if they have to shelter in place because of severe weather and what
Louisiana congressman's aide arrested in prostitution sting
LAFAYETTE (AP) - An aide to Louisiana's U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins has been arrested on charges officials say are tied to an investigation into prostitution and human trafficking at massage parlors.
Crews searching sewer after reports of person in storm drain
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Crews with Shreveport Fire Department are in downtown searching a sewer after reports that someone was possibly in a storm drain. The call came in just before 10:30 p.m. Rescue efforts are being concentrated in the 600 block of Marshall Street.
Shreveport choir records song in effort to stop violence
SHREVEPORT - A local pastor is pushing to stop the violence. On Sunday, Pastor Donzell Hughes and the choir, Voices of Deliverance, did a live recording of their song "Please Stop the Killing".
Heavy rain possible through the week
Heavy rain is expected across South Arkansas this week. The National Weather Service in Shreveport said multiple rounds of moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall will develop across much of region by early Tuesday morning.
Little Louisiana boy born with several heart defects lights up the hearts around him
NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) - Dylan Dishon is your typical 8-year-old boy. He loves sports and playing in the mud and, these days, has a slight infatuation with the Statue of Liberty.
Public invited to sit in on City advisory committee meetings
SHREVEPORT, La. - The public is invited to attend committee meetings of advisors assisting Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins in setting an agenda on Thursday and Friday at Central Art Station, 810 Crockett Street, and Artspace, 708 Texas Street.
2 dead in Henderson shooting, 2 injured; suspect nabbed in Louisiana
The suspect in a shooting that left two people dead and two others injured at a Henderson apartment complex was captured late Sunday in Louisiana. Rusk County Sheriff’s spokesman David Chenault said the suspect, whom he identified as Randy Buford Wynn, 63, was arrested in Bienville Parish.