Crime

  Baby rescued after father allegedly tries to drown her in MO pond

The father reportedly said he wanted to make things easier on his wife, who was stressed due to the holiday and trying to provide for the family, according to the charging documents.

  Portions of Shreveport ‘shots fired’ case caught on camera

Texas’ Most Wanted sex offender still at large; $8K reward offered

Gunman sought after robbing Circle K overnight

Man shot three times while driving; suspect sought

Brothers with special needs shot in case of mistaken identity, police say

Man, 75, who used to play Santa at Wisconsin YMCA accused of child sexual assault

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  Man lied about kidnapping to get revenge for drug deal gone bad, police say

ALERT: Police warn of phony Netflix emails that could steal your information

Man shot while driving dies from his injuries

Campaigns underway against holiday drunk driving

Man found in car shot in head; suspect sought

Man wanted for strangling woman with child nearby

  SPD ask for help identifying cigar thieves

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Man accused of stealing vehicle from car dealership

Sean Lane, 20, is known to frequent hangout the Highland neighborhood and may still be in possession of the stolen vehicle.

  Man accused of stealing car from dealership

Shreveport police are searching for a man they believe drove off with a vehicle from a car dealership in late November.

Couple robs elderly woman of her groceries

An elderly woman reported that her groceries were stolen at the Crosstown Kroger on December 3.

Man, 23, shot and killed near grocery store in Natchitoches

Gun deaths hit highest level in almost four decades last year

East Texas man charged with indecency with a child

Man in custody after firing shots in apartment complex parking lot

Mother accused of locking up fridge to keep 3-year-old from drinking water

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2014 murder

Man wanted for burglarizing cars at YMCA

The Shreveport Police Department is looking to identify a man they believe is responsible for car burglaries at a popular Shreveport fitness center.

Masked gunman steals cash from register, employees at Sonic

Detectives say he stole cash from the register and employees before fleeing the scene on foot.

Man dead, 3 others injured in Natchitoches shooting

One person is dead and three others were injured in an overnight shooting in Natchitoches. It happened around midnight at the dead end of Caspari Street.

Officer helps driver with purchase; passenger in car shoots at him

The woman who allegedly opened fire on the officer and his backup was killed in the incident.

Sabine Parish teacher arrested for molestation

A Pleasant Hill High School teacher is facing five counts of molestation of a juvenile

SPD Chief Ben Raymond wants more communication with victims' families

Chief Raymond shares his plan to fight crime in Shreveport in an exclusive interview with KSLA News 12

SWAR man turns himself in, accused of shooting friend over horses

Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a man wanted for attempted first degree murder, first degree battery and terroristic act charges.

Football player, 16, accused of fatally stabbing classmate pregnant with his baby

The 17-year-old victim’s body was recovered from a dumpster hours after an alleged fight with the suspect over the pregnancy.

Man dies following gunshot wound to face, police investigating

Shreveport police are working to learn more information regarding a shooting that happened on Monday morning.

Two teenagers accused of killing BAFB airman indicted on murder charges

The two Bossier City teenagers accused of taking the life of a Barksdale Air Force Base airman will be arraigned soon

Young girl caught on camera stealing package off MD front porch

Investigators believe the little girl, no older than 8, was taking directions from someone off camera.

‘Your instinct is to protect’: Man fired from CVS after tackling robber

The company said the employee, who had worked there for five years, broke store policy “by initiating physical confrontation" with the robber.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Man snatches propane tanks

Marshall Police are asking the public’s help in idenifying a man who was caught on camera stealing two propane tanks from a East Texas grocery store.

Sheriff: Wife calls 911 to report she shot husband; man pronounced dead on scene

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says a man is dead after he was shot by his wife during a domestic dispute Friday night in Metairie.

Teens charged in string of violent crimes

Shreveport police have several teens behind bars in connection to violent crimes that go back to at least October 2018.

Man found shot to death inside home; TPD investigates

Family members found the 32-year-old victim with a gunshot wound, unconscious near the front door. His identity has not been released at this time.

Caddo Sheriff asking why accused double murderer was out on parole

Four weeks after a Shreveport couple was found murdered inside their burned-out car, the top law enforcement officer in Caddo Parish is still fuming over Louisiana's criminal justice system - a system that allowed the accused killer to be out on parole in the first place.

Police: Woman hired man to kill father of their child

Louisville Metro police say the suspect and victim had a child together and were in a custody dispute.

Woman, girl, 13, arrested in connection to body found in grass fire

Detectives with the Shreveport Police Department believe they have enough evidence to arrest a 13-year-old girl and another woman in connection to a homicide investigation.

Girl Scout cookie manager accused of stealing $7,000 from NC troop

A North Carolina woman is accused of stealing more than $7,000 from a Girl Scouts troop’s cookie sales.

Caddo Coroner IDs burned body found; police investigating as homicide

The Caddo Parish Coroner has released the name of the man whose body was found burning in Shreveport over the weekend.

Two fugitives wanted in Titus County for burglary

Misty Nichole Mohr, 43 and Christopher John Stephens, 52, have active warrants for Burglary of a Habitation.

Man dies after vehicle leaves roadway, crashes into building

A fatal car crash is under investigation by the Shreveport Police Department, after leaving one deceased.

Authorities identify woman shot in head in Shreveport

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has identified a woman who was shot and killed early Tuesday in Shreveport.

Suspect kills self after overnight manhunt in Natchitoches Parish

One man is dead after an overnight manhunt in Natchitotches Parish.

Who Killed Phadarius Hughes?

A billboard stands tall not far from the murder scene at Briarwood Apartments on Golf Links Boulevard. The billboard pictures Phadarius with a caption that reads “Who Killed Me?” It’s a horrifying reminder of her son’s death. Lennie says she tries to avoid this route on her way home.

Man arrested for discussing plans to commit mass shooting

The Louisiana State Police Criminal Intelligence Unit arrested Elbert White Jr, 58, of Shreveport yesterday.

Bossier Parish officials warn of phishing texts scam

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is warning residents about a new string of phishing texts reported in the area.

Woman shot in head overnight; man charged with murder

Shreveport police are investigating a shooting that injured a woman early Tuesday morning in the city’s Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Four West Baton Rouge Parish deputies arrested after inmate escape investigations

Authorities are hosting a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday nearly a week after the arrests of deputies connected to multiple inmate escapes.

Man accused of shooting woman in head had prior conviction of domestic abuse

According to online court records, Ramon Adger, 30, of Shreveport, was arrested on aggravated assault with a firearm and domestic abuse battery charges following an incident on December 16, 2012.

Houston mother accused of drowning, decapitating 5-year-old son

The woman reportedly confessed to drowning her son in a recorded interview with authorities.

Caddo Coroner: Burned body found is a homicide

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has determined that a burned body found in Shreveport is a homicide.

Police: N. Charleston church volunteer took photos, videos of at least 8 boys

The new charges come on top of the first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor charge brought against Jacop Robert Lee Hazlett, 28, last Wednesday.

Mother pleads not guilty in death of burned 6-month-old son

Baker told police that two unknown people came to her trailer and began beating on her door. She says she opened the door and was sprayed in the face with something she thought was mace.

Woman fatally stabbed after giving money to apparent young mother in need

Police say after the good Samaritan rolled down her window to give the woman money, a man approached, tried to take the victim’s wallet and stabbed her in the chest.

Suspect from 25-year-old murder case dies in jail awaiting trial

Tommy Francise, 63, of Plaquemine, was arrested in October 2016 for the murders of Curtis “Cochise” Smith in 1991 and George Barrett Jr. in 2002. Both men worked for Francise at one point.

1 dead, multiple injured after stabbing incidents at AL prison

The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating after one inmate died and multiple inmates were injured during stabbing incidents at Holman Correctional Facility.

Police: Woman picked up knives off MO store shelf, fatally stabbed stranger

Police believe the suspect chose a victim at random from the customers inside the store.

DPS: Man wanted for shooting at DPS trooper fatally wounded after confrontation with law enforcement

A man wanted by authorities for shooting at a DPS trooper was fatally wounded Saturday after a confrontation with law enforcement.

2-year-old accidentally shoots mom in Shreveport home

Officers arrived to find the 23-year-old suffering from a single gunshot wound to her back. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Burned body found in Shreveport

Just before 6:00 a.m., members of the Shreveport Fire Department were dispatched to reports of a grass fire in the 3100 block of Murphy Street. While they were extinguishing the fire, they located the burned remains.

Man hospitalized after overnight shooting

Officers arrived to find 35-year-old Kevin Grant suffering from a single gunshot wound to the right shoulder. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Substitute teacher taped student to chair in classroom, school says

A substitute teacher in Maryland may be out of a job after her school said she taped a student to his chair in her classroom.

Kids treated after being served Pine-Sol instead of apple juice at preschool

The Health Department investigated the facility following the incident.

Police need help locating burglary suspect

The Shreveport Police Department is seeking the public's help identifying a burglary suspect.

Man shot, killed following altercation; 16-year-old arrested

The victim, Robert Lee Perry, 27, was shot multiple times after an altercation.

Police identify ETX kidnapping suspect caught in Shreveport

Around 7:19 a.m., Longview police were dispatched to a possible kidnapping at 901 S. High Street. When officers arrived they were told that a female victim had been forced into a car driven by Edwards.

Ex-Dallas cop Amber Guyger indicted on murder charge in shooting neighbor

She was arrested and charged in the Sept. 6 shooting of Botham Jean, a St. Lucia native.

Three arrested in Natchitoches burglaries

Natchitoches Police Department arrested three people after a long investigation regarding multiple burglaries.

Vehicle wanted in ETX kidnapping spotted near Shreveport elementary school

One person is in custody after a vehicle wanted in an East Texas kidnapping was spotted Friday morning in Shreveport.

Explo officials sentenced; ordered to pay restitution

The United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Louisiana has announced the sentencing for Explo Systems, Inc. officials involved in the 2012 explosion.

Child, two adults shot while trying to buy puppy

Shreveport police Friday released new information about a shooting Thursday night that injured a child, possibly as young as five years old.

NPSO on scene of standoff in Payne Subdivision

Authorities are working to end a standoff at a home in a Natchitoches Parish subdivision on Thursday evening.

WBR escaped inmate caught in Baton Rouge

Michael Jones, 41, of Baton Rouge, was serving time for an armed robbery.

Chief Raymond discusses new public safety initiatives

“I’m here to serve and lead in whatever role God places me," said Raymond. He is adamant about addressing juvenile crime in the city.

3 arrested on federal drug, firearm charges after joint investigation in Smith County

A joint investigation between federal, state and local agencies lead to the arrest of three people on federal drug and firearm charges.

DPS IDs suspect who allegedly shot at trooper after fleeing from traffic stop in Shelby County

The Department of Public Safety has released the identity of the suspect still at large after fleeing a traffic stop and shooting at a DPS vehicle.