Waking Up My Day: Tips to keep your place safe

When you think of renting an apartment in the Shreveport-Bossier City area, most people are looking for a safe and quiet neighborhood. No matter where you live, according to Shreveport Property Crimes Detective Chris Bordelon, crime can happen anywhere.
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TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Woman slips out of cuffs, walks out of jail to hotel for sex payment, police say
Amber Gonzales was re-arrested less than an hour later.
  Baby girl suffers brain injury, undergoes surgery after dog attack
The girl’s father says the dog mauled the baby when his wife turned away for seconds while changing her diaper.
Two detainees drown in Little Pee Dee River; bodies not recovered
A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in flood waters resulting in two female mental health detainees drowning in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday night.

  Testimony in trial of 5 alleged Block Boyz resumes Tuesday morning

Testimony in the federal trial of five alleged Block Boyz gang members is scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Shreveport.

  Flood threat from Florence remains in Carolinas; storm moves north

Rivers in North and South Carolina have reached or will reach flood levels in coming days, possibly leading to more deaths caused by Florence.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

  Carthage ISD superintendent announces his retirement
Sexual assault reported on college campus
Funeral set for East Texas man killed in wreck

  New non-profit will start distributing food to families in Waskom

There’s a new non-profit in Waskom looking to help families in need of food.

  Backpack program feeds children over the weekend in Hallsville

One in every six children in the United States faces hunger. Many of those children are going to school without a meal every single day. In Hallsville, Texas, the school district is working to change that.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.

Internal documents show lax enforcement, missed opportunities by the federal government.

  Prior charge against alleged FB Live killer dismissed

  Man convicted of kidnapping, killing 12-year-old boy gets new trial

  New evidence in rape case against Mystikal delays bond hearing

Arguments over the request to reduce the bond of the rapper Mystikal never took place on Wednesday, as his attorney learned that investigators have new evidence.

POLITICS

Ted Cruz leads Beto O’Rourke by 9 points in new poll
Kennedy, Edwards again at odds in “petty” dispute
  Pastors host Shreveport mayoral forum