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  • Caught on camera: Shreveport self-service car wash vandalized

    September 28, 2014 11:34 PM

    SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Two Shreveport self-service car washes were vandalized Thursday night, and both acts were caught on camera. Now, the operations manager for the business is hoping someone will recognize the woman seen defacing equipment at the Time-It Lube locations on Bert Kouns and Pines Road. ... more »
  • Shreveport pins hopes on downtown development

    June 29, 2014 1:38 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The success or failure of three projects in downtown Shreveport will illustrate the future of the city's commercial and entertainment hub. The Sears Building in the 600 block of Texas Street and two adjacent buildings are being rehabilitated by a New Orleans developer seeking to turn... more »
  • Crash kills motorcyclist Sunday in Shreveport

    June 15, 2014 10:28 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say a motorcyclist died when his motorcyclist collided with a subcompact car in east Shreveport. Spokesman Marcus Hines says police will release the man's name after his family is notified. Investigators don't know the cause. The accident occurred early Sunday on Clyde Fant Parkway... more »
  • DOTD asks Shreveport to open dam's gates

    April 19, 2014 6:55 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development wants Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway drawdown gates, but the city is refusing. The Times of Shreveport reports that DOTD wants the gates opened to ensure that people living along the waterway aren't flooded if a substantial... more »
  • Shreveport hopes to save bungalow

    April 19, 2014 1:58 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Sprague Street once was home to a half dozen late Victorian bungalows. But now only one remains. While preservation efforts have been delayed, Shreveport officials say they are committed to restoring the home. City Councilman Jeff Everson told The Times that the city plans to rehabilitate... more »
  • Renovation stalls at Shreveport community center

    April 5, 2014 2:59 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Brown leaves of tropical plants are visible through the windows of the dome conservatory at the R.S. Barnwell Memorial Garden and Art Center along the Red Fiver. The city closed the center as part of a renovation plan in late 2012. More than a year later,... more »
  • Shreveport mural sends a message of hope

    March 23, 2014 1:59 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - It took a little bit of paint and a whole lot of love to make the change. The Highland neighborhood back alley wasn't much to look at before Community Renewal and its kids got to work. Now Gilbert Drive offers some pretty simple words and soulfully... more »
  • Bus convention headed to Shreveport

    February 10, 2014 7:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The National Association of Motorcoach Operators has selected Shreveport for its 2014 convention. The Times reports the proposal offered to the bus group by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau won out over Niagara Falls, N.Y. The convention will be Aug. 15-17. More than 100 motorcoach... more »
  • World-traveling brewer settles in Shreveport

    December 30, 2013 6:55 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - "Finally these last two brews are getting to the volume which means I can do my math," said Harvey Kenney, brewmaster for Great Raft Brewing, as he monitored the large metal receptacle used to strain grain from beer mash. The last several batches had fallen short,... more »
  • Shreveport police officer arrested

    December 20, 2013 8:12 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport police officer placed on administrative leave earlier this month has been arrested on an outstanding warrant charging him with obstruction of justice. A police statement says 33-year-old Andre Wilson was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center on Thursday afternoon, with bond set at $10,000.... more »
  • Shreveport eyes starting bulk trash program

    November 18, 2013 10:40 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - It may cost you a bit more to have a couch or appliance picked up by Shreveport garbage collectors next year. The city public works department's budget calls for starting a collection program in the spring that would require residents to set appointments to have furniture,... more »
  • Sunday fire kills Shreveport man

    August 19, 2013 3:41 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A house fire has killed a 25-year-old Shreveport man. City fire officials say John Johnson was among four people in the house when the fire broke out early Sunday. The other three escaped through a bedroom window. The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. by a... more »
  • 3 found dead inside Shreveport home

    July 19, 2013 8:34 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say three people have been found dead in a Shreveport home. Police spokesman Marcus Hines tells The Times a relative returning to the house Thursday night found a woman, her daughter and a man dead. Hines says the male was found in the living room... more »
  • Delta increases flights to and from Shreveport

    June 4, 2012 10:42 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Delta Air Lines will offer 10 flights daily from Shreveport Regional Airport to Memphis and Atlanta hubs beginning in July. The Times reports seven of the flights will serve the Atlanta hub, and three will serve the Memphis hub. This is the first time since 2004... more »
  • LSU Shreveport scientist gets $1M NIH grant

    May 31, 2012 10:24 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - An assistant professor at LSU Health Shreveport has more than $1 million for a four-year study of how aging affects the brain chemical dopamine and the enzyme that regulates it. Working with rats, Michael Salvatore's team also will test whether exercise and calorie restriction could reduce... more »
  • Some Caddo residents seek Shreveport water

    May 28, 2012 10:45 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Some residents living north of Wallace Lake in northwestern Louisiana want to tie into the city of Shreveport's water supply as a precaution in case their wells run dry. Last summer's drought has some concerned that the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer might get low. So the residents along... more »
  • 2 shot in reported home invasion in Shreveport

    May 14, 2012 10:53 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police in Shreveport are investigating reports of an early morning home invasion and shooting. Shreveport police say a group of masked men kicked in the door of an apartment early Monday morning and fired shots. KSLA reports that two men were hit. Police said the victims... more »
  • 2 teens shot, another arrested in Shreveport

    May 14, 2012 10:52 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Two teenagers, ages 15 and 16, were hospitalized after gunfire broke out during an argument at a party in Shreveport early Sunday morning. After interviewing several witnesses, Shreveport police arrested a 17-year-old in the shooting and booked him with attempted first-degree murder Police say the suspect... more »
  • Shreveport man faces bank fraud charges

    May 9, 2012 10:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport man faces charges of bank fraud, accused of a financial crime scheme that netted him more than $18,000. The Times reports 34-year-old Anthony Guidry was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center on Monday after his arrest by Caddo Sheriff's Detective Bobby Herring. The sheriff's... more »
  • Shreveport woman arrested in parking lot shooting

    May 1, 2012 10:12 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 22-year-old Shreveport woman wanted for firing several shots at a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot on Easter Sunday has been arrested in Nevada. Police say Esclarea Smith was taken into custody in Las Vegas by members of the United States Marshal's Task Force. Smith... more »
  • Shreveport cracks down on weekend street cruisers

    April 18, 2012 6:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Weekend cruising along the streets of Shreveport this time of the year has been a tradition for teens and young adults for decades, but police are cracking down. Starting recently, a task force of two dozen additional officers began saturating area parks and targeted areas between... more »
  • Man shot by police in downtown Shreveport

    April 2, 2012 6:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say officers shot a 29-year-old man who drove his truck into at least two parked cars, then allegedly tried to run over two mounted patrol officers. Christopher Duggan of Bossier City was in critical condition Sunday and faced charges of drunk driving, reckless driving,... more »
  • Sentencing delayed for former Shreveport staffer

    February 24, 2012 6:57 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The sentencing date for a former Shreveport city staffer convicted of rape has been pushed back by nearly two weeks. Richard A. "Rick" Seaton was to be sentenced Feb. 29 on forcible rape and abuse of office charges after his conviction in January. The Times reported... more »
  • Fight in downtown Shreveport leaves man injured

    February 21, 2012 8:50 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities' say a fight in downtown Shreveport has left one man hospitalized and another man facing serious charges. Shreveport Police Sgt. Bill Goodin said in a news release that the fight happened Monday about 3 a.m. Police called to the area found 22-year-old Tygue Manshack suffering... more »
  • Shreveport Man Gets Life for Infant's Death

    February 14, 2012 10:10 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 22-year-old Shreveport man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his infant son. Grady Thornton was convicted last week of second-degree murder for the killing of his 3-month-old son, Terrell. The Times ( ) reported that Thornton was sentenced Monday... more »
  • Krewe of Centaur to roll in Shreveport

    February 10, 2012 9:14 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Carnival season parades aren't limited to the Gulf Coast: For instance, in northwest Louisiana, Shreveport's popular Krewe of Centaur's parade is set to roll Saturday afternoon. Shreveport police say the route includes a no-alcohol "family area" just north of the city's Veteran's Memorial Park. Three active-duty... more »
  • Councilman ready to start Shreveport street fixes

    February 3, 2012 10:44 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport City Council member says the city is closer to tackling a backlog of some $87 million in street repairs. Council Chairman Sam Jenkins said he plans to introduce an ordinance next week to proceed with spending $21 million designated for street repairs from an... more »
  • Shreveport man dies in house fire

    January 17, 2012 9:20 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities have identified Shreveport man who died in a weekend house fire in the city. The Times reports that Sunday's fire killed 28-year-old Delma Walpool. Shreveport Fire Department says much of the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Firefighters searched for victims and as... more »
  • LSU Health Shreveport: a new round of budget woes

    January 10, 2012 10:06 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - LSU Health Shreveport has lost what amounts to a $25.6 million savings account because of state budget woes. It is reported that state health officials will use federal money generated by LSU Health Shreveport hospital operations to replace state general funds in the state Health and... more »
  • Animation Workshops Offered at LSU-S

    October 16, 2011 11:53 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Two workshops on animation and special effects are being offered at Louisiana State University-Shreveport. Presenter will be Al Bohl, a Bossier city native who has several animated entertainment programs in development. Bohl's first workshop on drawing for animation is set for Oct. 22 and will introduce... more »
  • Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Case

    October 15, 2011 10:37 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Dallas woman who owned a Shreveport tax preparing service has pleaded guilty to filing fraudulent claims for federal income tax refunds. Forty-one-year-old Letitia C. Scott faces a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a $250,000 fine following her guilty plea Friday to one... more »
  • Drought Affects Landscapers' Business

    October 15, 2011 10:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Brown grass and dead shrubbery on many northwestern Louisiana lawns provide proof of the effects of a prolonged drought, and landscaping businesses are feeling the effects, too. Bill Fleming, president of Fleming Landscape and Irrigation, told The Times of Shreveport ( ) that the threat of... more »
  • New workplace in Shreveport for visually impaired

    September 23, 2011 10:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Association for the Blind has unveiled a new $4 million manufacturing building in Shreveport. Visually impaired workers there work on nonslip coatings for military ships and planes. The operation had shared space with a copy paper program run by the association. But both were... more »
  • Union leader to discuss Shreveport GM plant's end

    September 22, 2011 9:37 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A United Auto Workers official was set this week to discuss the future with employees of the GM assembly plant in Shreveport, which is slated for closure next year. Local officials had hoped the plant could be saved. But an agreement announced on Tuesday between GM... more »
  • Shreveport may be forced to restrict water use

    September 19, 2011 9:22 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport officials may be forced to tell residents to cut back on how much water they use. The Times reports city officials are measuring how much water is used over the next 10 days to determine if restrictions are necessary. Under a new water conservation policy,... more »
  • LSU Health Shreveport faces $12.8M shortfall

    August 16, 2011 10:48 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - There won't be any raises - again - at the LSU medical, hospital and research complex in Shreveport. LSU Health Shreveport says foregoing raises for a third year is among steps to deal with a $12.8 million budget shortfall. The Times reports that the complex also... more »
  • Shreveport eyes making a park for dogs

    July 11, 2011 10:50 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport will be a step closer to getting a new park where dogs can run free if the city council decides to approve an ordinance for the park this week. The city council plans to vote on an ordinance for the park when it meets Tuesday.... more »
  • Victim of weekend stabbing in Shreveport dies

    July 8, 2011 10:34 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The victim of a weekend stabbing in Shreveport has died. Police say 56-year-old Roger Hines had been stabbed early Sunday morning. He was taken to a hospital with a wound that was initially reported to be non-life threatening. But police said Hines' condition deteriorated and he... more »
  • New fire chief in Shreveport

    July 5, 2011 5:58 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Craig Mulford has been named chief of the Shreveport Fire Department. The Times reports the 47-year-old Mulford joined the fire department after graduating from Southwood High School in Shreveport in 1982. He was a captain with the department. His father Ronald Mulford was a fire department... more »
  • Shreveport, Bossier City ban fireworks sales

    June 27, 2011 6:29 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport and Bossier City have banned fireworks sales through the end of June because of a drought and a forecast that calls for more hot, dry conditions. Shreveport Fire Chief Brian Crawford told The Times that it was a difficult decision because of the tradition of... more »
  • Shreveport airport planners: Higher fares ahead

    June 24, 2011 9:55 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The news on fares wasn't encouraging as a group of Shreveport residents gathered to hear details on developing a master plan for the Shreveport airport. The Times of Shreveport reports that industry analyst Mike Boyd told the group Thursday that the cost to fly won't be... more »
  • Fire heavily damages Shreveport apartments

    June 17, 2011 9:48 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A two-alarm fire heavily damaged a west Shreveport apartment building that was home to eight families. Shreveport Fire Department spokesman Fred Sanders said the Thursday afternoon fire spread quickly because the apartments shared a common attic and did not have fire-stops between units. No injuries were... more »
  • Shreveport police arrest man in stabbing death

    June 6, 2011 9:46 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police have made an arrest in a stabbing that left one man dead. A Sunday news release says police responded to a fight in progress Saturday night, and found 27-year-old Tyrone L. Miles of Shreveport, suffering from serious stab wound injuries. Miles was later pronounced... more »
  • Shreveport Area in Alzheimer's Volunteer Program

    June 5, 2011 11:15 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Shreveport-Bossier City area is among 12 communities across the United States piloting a volunteer program for people with early stage Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association is testing the Community Connections program with the aim of helping early-stage Alzheimer's patients regain or maintain engagement in their... more »
  • Man Gets Life in Prison for Murder-for-Hire Plot

    June 4, 2011 10:54 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A man who pleaded guilty to participating in a murder-for-hire plot has been sentenced to life in prison. Twenty-nine-year-old Erick Dewayne Crain pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder in the death of Ernest Luttrell. The Times reports that state District Judge John Mosely sentenced Crain to... more »
  • Homeowner's Group Sues Over Sign for Son

    May 8, 2011 11:48 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - A Bossier City couple's big banner supporting their son's service in Afghanistan has brought a lawsuit from the subdivision's homeowner's association. The multicolored banner bears a Marine Corps portrait of 20-year-old Corey Burr and the sentence "Our son defends our freedom." Jodi Burr and her... more »
  • Disorderly Complaint Leads to $200,000 in Pot

    April 24, 2011 1:55 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say a complaint about a disorderly person resulted in the seizure of about $200,000 in marijuana plants and three arrests. Police said that officers responding to the intoxication call late Friday smelled marijuana as soon as the man opened the door. He consented to... more »
  • Speed Limit Increases on Portions of I-49

    April 18, 2011 7:19 PM

    Starting today, drivers along rural sections of I-49 will be able to press the gas a little harder. For twelve years, Tom Rutherford has been traveling the roads in his big rig. Many of those trips along I-49 near Ville-Platte northward to Shreveport. "If the speed limit is 75,... more »
  • Judge Sentences Mosley to Life

    February 15, 2011 7:03 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A state district judge has sentenced a teenager to life in prison for the fatal shooting and robbery of the assistant director of Shreveport Green. District Judge Roy Brun said Monday that not giving Markeece Mosley the maximum penalty for the second-degree murder of Yvonne Lee... more »
  • Shreveport officer cited for hit-and-run

    February 10, 2011 9:10 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport Police have cited a patrol officer with one count of hit-and-run involving a department-issued police car. Crash investigators began an inquiry after an officer noticed damage to the car's front driver's side door and fender. During the probe, police spokesman Sgt. Bill Goodin says investigators... more »
  • Shreveport Getting a New American Legion Post

    January 18, 2011 11:19 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport is getting a new American Legion post. Post 450 will serve Shreveport's Martin Luther King neighborhood. Billy Johnson, the national membership director of the American Legion, visited Shreveport on Monday to activate the new unit. He praised the work of locals who helped bring the... more »
  • Former aide to Shreveport mayor arrested

    January 4, 2011 9:40 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police have arrested a former aide to Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover on charges he forced a young woman to have sex with him in a government building. Police spokesman Bill Goodin says 43-year-old Richard A. Seaton Jr. of Shreveport surrendered to investigators at about 3... more »
  • Man's body found in Shreveport park

    December 30, 2010 9:36 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a man's decomposed body was found in a park near downtown Shreveport. Sgt. Bill Goodin says investigators could not even tell the man's race. He says the body was found Wednesday morning against a fence on a wood line near an old baseball field... more »
  • Fired aide's lawyer: complaint is sex assault

    December 30, 2010 9:31 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against fired mayoral aide Rick Seaton, his attorney confirmed Thursday. The attorney, Marty Stroud of Shreveport, said the investigation is in its early stages, and sexual assault covers a broad spectrum of possible allegations. Mayor Cedric Glover... more »
  • Criminal probe ousts mayor's aide

    December 28, 2010 9:51 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover fires a top aide, saying it's because of a criminal investigation by police. Glover's four-sentence announcement did not give any details about the allegations against Rick Seaton, his assistant chief administrative officer. It says Seaton was fired immediately, following procedures used in... more »
  • Woman flagging traffic at wreck is killed by truck

    December 27, 2010 9:31 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A woman hit the side of the I-220 bridge in her car, then was hit and killed Monday by a tractor-trailer as she tried to flag traffic around the wreck in the dark, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office said. The tractor-trailer overturned, scattering plywood across the... more »
  • Authorities Looking for Owner of Shot Horse

    November 14, 2010 4:53 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a horse that was found wandering around Kansas City Southern railway property with a gunshot wound in the abdomen. Deputies painstakingly loaded the horse, a 13-year-old red roam spotted Appaloosa mare, and transported in Saturday to Vivian... more »
  • Shreveport Man Booked in Fatal Hit and Run

    October 26, 2010 12:27 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - A 36-year-old Shreveport man has been arrested after the vehicle he was driving struck and killed a 66-year-old woman on I-20 in Bossier City. The Times reports Antonio Diaz was booked into the Bossier City Jail late Monday night on charges of vehicular homicide, DWI... more »
  • Palmer Long, last of Huey Long's children, dies

    October 25, 2010 10:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Palmer Reid Long, the last surviving child of 1930s populist Huey P. Long, has died. Long, 89, died on Saturday in Shreveport. His brother was the late U.S. Sen. Russell Long, who died in 2003, while his uncle, Earl K. Long, also was elected governor of... more »
  • Thrill Seekers Enjoy Rides, Food at La. State Fair

    October 23, 2010 4:26 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Some people go to the State Fair of Louisiana for the thrill of the rides. Others go for the adventurous cuisine. This year's heart attack waiting to happen is the Krispy Kreme burger, a ground-beef patty sandwiched between two doughnuts. Those really want to push the... more »
  • Shreveport Sewer Main Breaks at Champion Lake

    October 23, 2010 4:15 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport city crews were working Saturday to repair a broken sewage main that was pouring raw waste into Champion Lake. The sewage was spilling at a rate of about 4,000 gallons per minute. This is similar to a sewage main break that occurred at Champion Lake... more »
  • Shriners Hospital in Shreveport Dropped Plans for a Partnership with LSU

    October 11, 2010 11:18 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shriners Hospital in Shreveport has dropped plans for a partnership with LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, now that the national nonprofit has decided to bill insurance companies. The Shreveport hospital began the talks with LSU after the Shriners announced in 2009 that it was among six... more »
  • 74-Year-Old Steals Identity of 87-Year-Old Friend

    September 24, 2010 12:37 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 74-year-old Shreveport woman has been arrested for stealing the identity of her 87-year-old friend. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says Dorothy Johnson was arrested Friday for identity theft and theft of assets of an aged person. Prator said Johnson opened credit cards using... more »
  • Shreveport Middle School Bookkeeper Arrested For Theft

    September 24, 2010 11:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a bookkeeper at Shreveport's Youree Drive Middle School has been booked with theft of more than $2,000 in school funds. The Times reports that 35-year-old Amber Kirsten Fontana was booked at the Caddo Correction Center on charges of theft Thursday. Tricia Grayson, director of... more »
  • Shreveport man arrested in Virginia runaway case

    September 23, 2010 11:05 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Shreveport man for numerous sex crimes involving a Virginia runaway. Sheriff Steve Prator says 25-year-old Kevin Lunsford was arrested Wednesday at his home where he was found with the 14-year-old girl after deputies received a tip about the teenager's... more »
  • Dozens of Bats Filmed Flying out of Shreveport Apartment Complex

    September 14, 2010 12:16 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Cody Mikesell says bats are driving him out of a Shreveport apartment complex. KSLA-TV reports it filmed dozens of bats flying out of the complex about an hour after dusk. Mikesell says he and other tenants have been complaining since March about the noise and the... more »
  • Linear Academy in Shreveport Looking For New Leadership

    September 7, 2010 1:58 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Education is looking for charter organizations that want to run Linear Leadership Academy in Shreveport. Linear was one of 10 schools transferred to the jurisdiction of the state's Recovery School District in July 2009 due to poor performance. The school, which currently has... more »
  • Missing 12 Year Old Shreveport Girl

    July 19, 2010 4:06 PM

    SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Police want your help in finding a missing 12 year old girl. They say Amber White was last seen around 3 PM Saturday at the Blue Ridge Mobile Home Park on Buncome Road. Her parents called Police when she didn't return from the... more »
  • Train Kills Man In Shreveport

    July 12, 2010 11:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a train struck and killed a man in downtown Shreveport. Investigators say the accident happened at 9:26 p.m. Sunday on the railroad trestle that crosses the Red River between the Texas Street and Interstate 20 bridges. Authorities have identified the man but are not... more »
  • Saints Exhibit is a Hit in Shreveport

    July 9, 2010 9:17 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - There were no current members of the New Orleans Saints on hand but that didn't matter to thousands of northwest Louisiana fans who flocked to what was billed as the Saints' Championship Tour exhibit at Shreveport's Convention Center. The star attraction of the exhibit, , was... more »
  • Shreveport Cab Driver Stabbed to Death in Cab

    June 28, 2010 8:26 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say officers investigating a 911 call to report an apparent beating in a taxi cab found the owner of the cab, stabbed to death. Sgt. Bill Goodin says he's been identified as 51-year-old Timothy Guyton of Shreveport, and police have an arrest warrant for... more »
  • KATC Training

    May 6, 2010 11:29 AM

    Synapse is an end-to-end web and mobile solutions provider with over 400 clients of varying sizes and from many different industries. Clients choose Synapse for its experience and high level of creativity when faced with difficult technology issues. The team is comprised of programmers, designers, engineers and marketers who play... more »
  • Oldest Woman in Louisiana Turns 113

    April 1, 2010 9:57 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport's mayor declared it "Miss Mississippi Winn Day" as the woman nicknamed "Sweetie" turned 113. The Gerontology Research Group says Winn is the oldest African-American person in the United States, the oldest resident of Louisiana, and the 11th oldest known... more »
  • Toddler Burned in Bathtub of Hot Water

    March 30, 2010 9:41 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 60-year-old Shreveport woman has been booked with child cruelty after a toddler showed up at a hospital with second- and third-degree burns. Police say detectives determined the child had been placed in a bathtub of hot water. ... more »
  • 88 Year Old Man Killed by Hit and Run

    March 29, 2010 12:29 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash. Police have identified a man killed Saturday night as 88-year-old Clayton Manning of Shreveport. Sgt. Bill Goodin said the vehicle that struck Manning left the scene before officers arrived. ... more »
  • Shreveport Man Accused Of Spreading AIDS

    March 18, 2010 12:02 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police in Shreveport say a man infected with the virus that causes AIDS has been arrested and accused of knowingly exposing someone else to the virus. Thirty-six-year-old Quacy L. Francis was arrested Thursday morning on a warrant in relation to one instance of HIV... more »
  • ULM closes early; parade rescheduled in NO

    February 11, 2010 1:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With up to seven inches of snow predicted in parts of Louisiana, universities closed early in north Louisiana and at least one Carnival parade was postponed in New Orleans. The National Weather Service said snow in much of the area was likely to be heavy and... more »
  • Three Fires in the State Kill Three People

    January 9, 2010 5:12 PM

    Baton Rouge, January 9, 2010. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning announced that three overnight fires in Shreveport, Westwego and Denham Springs each claimed the lives of three people. "It was a very tragic night for our State as our Firefighters responded to many fires, three of which proved deadly, we... more »
  • Shreveport: Water mains broken throughout the city

    January 6, 2010 3:09 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport officials say the cold snap has broken 17 water mains around the city over the past several days. Four broke Wednesday morning. Extreme temperatures make the ground expand and contract, breaking mains. This past summer, there were more than three dozen breaks at one... more »
  • Girl wounded in shooting at Shreveport high school

    December 11, 2009 3:36 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - An 18-year-old student at a northwestern Louisiana high school was shot several times on the school's grounds Friday morning but was expected to survive and was able to identify a suspect, police said. Police arrested a 28-year-old man shortly after the shooting. Tony Holden of... more »
  • Victim of toppled steeple thanks hospital staff

    November 13, 2009 8:55 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The man injured when a tornado knocked a huge church steeple off a Shreveport church and onto his car Oct. 29 has been released from the hospital. Michael Williams was released from the hospital last weekend, but his injuries require that he receive 24-hour care, not... more »
  • DNA links suspect to 2007 armed robbery

    November 12, 2009 9:04 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police have arrested a 46-year-old Shreveport man in a July 2007 armed robbery of a couple at a Lafayette motel. In a news release, Lafayette police say DNA evidence implicated Simco Wallace Cole in the July 17, 2007, armed robbery of a couple staying at... more »
  • Man injured when steeple fell thanks rescuers

    November 4, 2009 11:43 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A man who was injured last week when a huge church steeple was toppled by a tornado says he owes his life to Shreveport police and the city's fire and rescue squads. Michael Williams spoke to reporters from his hospital bed Tuesday. The landmark steeple fell... more »
  • Football Dilemma: Cowboys Or Saints?

    October 27, 2009 4:48 PM

    TELL US WHAT YOU THINK: A Shreveport television station was forced to choose whether to air the Dallas Cowboys or Saints game this past Sunday. A poll was being conducted to help make this decision. The two teams play at the same time again on November 22. WHAT DO... more »
  • Stolen Piccaso found at Shreveport Garage Sale

    October 21, 2009 9:32 AM

    A garage sale purchase in Shreveport may have uncovered a missing masterpiece. Teisha Mcneal paid two dollars for a painting she really liked. Once she got it home and took a closer look while hanging it, she says she noticed the name Picasso at the bottom, but no date. She... more »
  • $10, 000 Powerball Prize Still Up for Grabs

    October 5, 2009 11:26 AM

    As of today (Monday, October 5), no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Powerball prize won on May 6. The winning ticket was purchased at Kangaroo Express #3774 on Youree Drive in Shreveport and is set to expire Nov. 2. The ticket matched four of the five white... more »

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