Crime

  Caddo to get $912,000 in criminal justice reinvestment funds

When Louisiana released hundreds of inmates early last year, it came with a mandate that 70 percent of the savings be reinvested into programs aimed at supporting victims and keeping the prisoners out of jail. The governor was in town Oct. 17 to say where some of those funds will go.

Man arrested after stray bullet hits woman

Man charged after stray round strikes woman

Bossier Teacher arrested for spying on student

Bossier teacher arrested for video voyeurism.

Elections 2018: DeSoto Parish sheriff draws a challenger

Mansfield Police Chief Gary Hobbs is running to unseat DeSoto Parish Sheriff Jayson Richardson in elections to be held Nov. 6. They are vying to serve the final two years of former Sheriff Rodney’s Arbuckle’s term.

Man charged in connection to Sabine Parish shooting

A man is facing a murder charge after investigators connected him to the shooting death of father of three.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

Greenacres Place homeowners looking into Neighborhood Watch program

The recent slaying of an airman has neighbors in Bossier City's Greenacres Place subdivision looking into establishing a Neighborhood Watch program.

Shreveport man charged with molestation of juveniles

A Shreveport man is facing charges after accusations of molesting at least two children.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

Substitute teacher arrested for allegedly having sex with student in St. Landry Parish

A Port Barre substitute teacher was arrested Monday for having sex with a 10th-grade student, according to WAFB news partner KATC.

Wood County grand jury indicts New Mexico man on sex trafficking charges

A New Mexico man has been booked into the Wood County Jail following an indictment against him on sex trafficking charges.

Authorities seek help identifying liquor store burglar

Authorities are sharing surveillance camera images in hopes of identifying the man who used a truck to break into a Southwest Arkansas liquor store.

Smith County Sheriff: Flint man stabbed, killed by son

On October 14, 2018 at approximately 3:05 am, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a residence located in the 11200 block of County Road 1232 in Flint. The caller advised that one of the residents, 46 year old Patrick Crowder, Sr., had been stabbed by his 22 year old son Patric

Shreveport police investigating 2 shootings

Two people are injured following two incidents that sent them to Shreveport hospitals.

NPD: 69-year-old woman admits to shooting woman, faces attempted murder charge

A woman is behind bars on Saturday after admitting to police that she shot a 19-year-old.

Suspect named after man stabbed to death during altercation

Police arrived to find a woman attempting CPR on a man who was lying on the sidewalk in front of a house.

1 dead, 1 in custody in early morning stabbing

Caddo Parish sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a deadly stabbing.

DeSoto Parish woman found shot dead at her home

A DeSoto Parish woman has been found shot dead in her home. And authorities think they have the man who killed her.

Man accused of punching boss in eye when he disagreed with instructions

A man is accused of punching his boss in the face when he disagreed with his instructions and, a month later, going to a residence armed with a shotgun.

Jurors find Shreveport man guilty of inappropriately touching a child

A Shreveport man is guilty of inappropriately touching a child under age 13. That’s the verdict of a Caddo District Court jury.

Former 3 Doors Down bassist to serve ‘maximum penalty’ for what was found in his home

Former 3 Doors Down bassist Robert Todd Harrell was sentenced to serve 10 years in custody for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Affidavit: Jasper woman posted nude photo of another woman on Snapchat

Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 20-year-old woman last weekend in connection to allegations that she circulated a nude photo of another woman on social media without the victim’s knowledge or permission.

2 juveniles charged with rape of seven-year-old

Detectives learned that a seven-year-old was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old at a Springhill home.

Woman dies following morning wreck

A woman has died, and a child is recovering following a wreck in Caddo Parish on Thursday morning.

Seven-year-old struck by car while waiting for school bus

An East Texas boy is recovering after he was struck by a station wagon, and police are searching for the driver.

Authorities ID alleged Daingerfield bank robber

Authorities have released the identity of a bank robbery suspect.

2 vehicles get into rolling gun battle; 2 men taken into custody

Shreveport police investigators think a car that wrecked in the 800 block of Pine Tree Drive was one of two vehicles involved in a rolling gun battle that began about 0.2 of a mile away in the area of West 73rd Street at Union Avenue.

Arrest made over gunfight that sent 2 men to hospital

Police have made an arrest in connection with a gunfight in the middle of a street in the city’s Shreve Island neighborhood that sent two men to the hospital, one in life-threatening condition.

2 indicted for raping 9-month-old, filming it

A jury indicted two men accused of the rape of a 9-month-old baby.

SPD searching for men involved in armed robbery

Shreveport police are investigating following an armed robbery early Wednesday morning.

9 vehicles stolen; 5 teens face charges; police expect more arrests

Five teenagers ages 13-18 face charges, and authorities expect to make more arrests in connection with the weekend theft of nine vehicles in Texarkana, Texas.

  Someone guns down a father of 3 - execution style

A father of three is gunned down execution style. Months later, his family still is asking why and seeking help finding his killer and the motive.

Boy, 7, hospitalized after being mauled by dog

A seven-year-old boy is undergoing surgery after being viciously attacked by a dog Monday.

Truck stolen from Bossier City karate school

The vehicle is a Black 2001 Ford F-250 4-door, with silver at the bottom. It has a black ARE brand camper shell on the back.

Pedestrian struck by vehicle; police searching for driver

A man is fighting for his life at a Shreveport hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Tuesday morning.

Police identify woman shot in Shreveport; infant also was wounded

Shreveport police have released the name of the 20-year-old woman who was shot along with a baby girl as the two were sleeping in a bedroom.

Authorities release name of burglar fatally shot by homeowner

Authorities have released the name of the Shreveport man who was fatally shot during a burglary Sunday afternoon.

Authorities ID man killed by gunfire on West Jordan Street

Authorities have identified the Shreveport man who was killed in a shooting Sunday night that also sent another man to the hospital in life-threatening condition.

Man arrested after fingerprint discovery

Crime scene evidence leads to arrest

Crime Stoppers tip leads to man’s arrest on burglary charge

Crime Stoppers tip leads to burglary arrest

Man arrested for pointing gun at juveniles

Man charged in aggravated assault with a firearm