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Supreme Court drops hammer accused Shreveport cop killer's jury selection; orders new venue

NEW ORLEANS, La. – (KTAL/KMSS) It’s back to the drawing board for the trial of accused Shreveport cop killer Grover Cannon, after the Louisiana Supreme Court upheld a defense motion that claims jury selection was unfair because people aged 18-to-26 were not in the jury pool.

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Mayor Perkins says Shreveport insurance audit led to "misconception" with council and public

SHREVEPORT, La. - (KTAL/KMSS) On Monday, during a special meeting of Shreveport's city council, District C councilman John Nickelson addressed an internal audit which shows the city is paying more for property insurance, but is getting significantly less coverage under its new policy.

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Woman killed Wednesday night in Shreveport, perhaps while giving someone a ride

SHREVEPORT, La. - A woman is dead and the search is on for her killer Thursday morning in Shreveport. She was shot to death about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3800 block of Oakcrest Street. That's near Greenwood and Jewella.

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Caddo voters could enhance schools with existing tax

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Critical improvements could be coming soon to Caddo Parish Schools, if on May 4, voters decide to renew an existing millage. If approved, over $88 million will be allocated to the school district, which would be used to replace aging and deteriorating A/C and heating systems,

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Storms leave damage in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, La. - The storms that rolled through the area this morning also left some damage in Shreveport. A tree fell on a car on Madison Park Blvd and snapped trees along East Elmwood Street. No injuries were reported.

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Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker Marries Marshall Artist

They met at Louisiana Tech more than 60 years ago, dated for awhile, drifted apart and finally reunited in 2015. Thursday they made it official. Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker and Connie Westergaard Cash, a Marshall, Texas artist, married in a small ceremony at First Baptist Church Bossier.

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Camera catches suspect stealing from local department store

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) -- Detectives need your help identifying a suspect who was caught on camera stealing items from Dillard's. The theft happened on April 3 in the 1100 block St. Vincent Ave.

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Shreveport man gets life sentence on rape conviction

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL) - (4/18/19) Jerome Jaroid Richardson, 24, was convicted in March of the first-degree rape of a woman he met July 7, 2016, through an ad on Backpage.com. "Upon meeting his victim, Richardson held her at gunpoint, threatened to kill her and forced her into a shed behind an aband

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Building A Better Bossier PAC starts media blitz

BOSSIER CITY, La. - There's a sharp divide over an upcoming vote on taxes for Bossier Parish Schools. That election is May 4th. Two propositions are on the ballot. The first, 22.94 mills for teacher and staff salaries.

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Woman shot in Shreveport on Oakcrest Street

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) - Shreveport police have confirmed to NBC 6 / FOX 33 that a female has been shot in the 3800 block of Oakcrest Street at block at around 9:30 pm. They are saying she was shot in the chest.

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Crawfish Prices Holding Steady in Shreveport Bossier

The crawfish you are finding at local restaurants are getting a bit bigger and the prices are dropping slightly. The cheapest price we could find on April 18th for live crawfish is at Beaux's Sport and Goods in Haughton where the price has finally dropped below $3 a pound at $2.95. Several local spo

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Suspect caught on video stealing from Dillard’s

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Police are seeking the identity of a man who was caught on video allegedly stealing from a Shreveport-area Dillard’s. The incident happened April 3, at the store located in the 1100 block of St. Vincent Avenue.

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10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, LA — New and exciting events are coming to the Shreveport area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events co

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Police seek help finding Shreveporter who went missing 10 days ago

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A man with medical issues has been missing for 10 days. Now police are asking for the public’s help finding him. Nathaniel Cozart, 49, of Shreveport, was reported as missing April 8.

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Woman dies following shooting on Oakcrest Street; suspect sought

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police have confirmed a woman has died following a shooting on late Wednesday night. Officers were contacted around 9:36 p.m. in the 3800 block of Oakcrest Street, Caddo 911 dispatch records show. That’s between Hassett Avenue and Sandra Street in an area just nort

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5 Men Busted in Shreveport Vice Sting

A sex sting conducted by Shreveport's Vice Unit and Crimes Against Children Task Force netted 5 arrests. According to police, the sting was conducted April 11-12 at Hamel Memorial Park.

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Louisiana authorities ID woman found in submerged car

MONROE, La. (AP) — A woman found inside a submerged car in Louisiana has been identified. The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office says the victim found Saturday in floodwaters in Calhoun was 80-year-old Patsy Meeks, of Calhoun.

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Shreveport pays $250,000 service fee for insurance company at center of crisis

Over the objection of the Shreveport City Council, the Perkins administration has written yet another big check to the insurance agency that put the city in crisis mode. District B Councilwoman LeVette Fuller confirms that the city has paid a $250,000 service fee to Frost Insurance of Dallas. That's

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ArkLaTex Severe Weather Damage - 4/18/2019

SHREVEPORT, La. - Early morning storms on Thursday have led to school closures, power outages and reports of damage. It's just the latest impact from what's shaping up to be a very active severe weather season.

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High school track and field: Benton sweeps District 1-4A titles again

Benton swept the boys and girls team titles in the District 1-4A track and field meet Wednesday at Benton. Benton scored 163 points in the boys division. North DeSoto was second with 124. Bossier finished fifth with 45.

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