Crime

Waking Up My Day: Mother moved across town after break-ins

Keeping her kids safe is Patrice Thomas’ biggest priority. So when she said she was broken into months after moving into her apartment at Willow Trace in Shreveport, she knew she had to make a change no matter the price.

  Taking Back Our Streets: A mom on a mission

It’s been nearly a year since 19-year-old Cameron Lee was stabbed in his home on Kent Street in Shreveport. Having been rushed to the hospital in a private vehicle, he later died from his wounds. His mother has since been a mom on a mission.

  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.

Rate of women murdered by men in La. increases for 5th straight year

The Violence Policy Center, based out of Washington, D.C., has released its annual report on female murder victims killed by men, and the report reveals a disturbing trend for Louisiana.

  Boxing trainer wants alternative venue while Shreveport’s Bilberry Park is closed for renovations

A Shreveport man says he loves using boxing to help keep young men off the streets and out of trouble. Now he says he is searching for an alternative venue for his program because the city has shut down his training facility for renovations.

  Jury selection ending soon in 'Block Boyz’ trial

Jury selection is coming to a close in the high-profile trial of five alleged members of the ‘Block Boyz’ gang in Shreveport.

Sexual assault reported on college campus

Authorities are investigating an alleged sexual assault on the campus of Wiley College in Marshall.

Home daycare owner accused of drugging, tying kids to car seats in dark closet

The 60-year-old woman is in jail, facing nine counts of child endangerment.

Fentanyl seizure during traffic stop on I-20 has 2 Texans facing 10 years to life in prison, $10M fine

Two Texas men face 10 years to life in prison for trafficking enough fentanyl through Northwest Louisiana to severely affect if not kill 5 million people, authorities say.

  Authorities release name of 18-year Shreveport police veteran who eluded alleged ambush, shot 2 gunmen

Shreveport authorities have released the name of police officer who shot two men who reportedly tried to ambush him.

  Frustrations mount in alleged FB Live killer’s case

Frustrations are starting to mount on both sides in the case against alleged Facebook Live killer Johnathan Tremaine Robinson.

  2 remain in hospital 2 days after reportedly trying to ambush police officer

One of two men who were shot when they reportedly tried to ambush a Shreveport police officer remains in critical condition, while the other's condition now is listed as good, a hospital spokesman says.

Jury selection underway in ‘Block Boyz’ trial

The high-profile trial of five alleged members of the ‘Block Boyz’ gang began with jury selection September 17 in Shreveport.

  Man found shot to death

After a violent weekend on the streets of Shreveport, detectives are investigating another shooting death.

  Male shot in his back on Emmett Drive

A male believed to be in his late teens or early 20s was shot at least once in his back the evening of Sept. 16 in the 9200 block of Emmett Drive in Shreveport, police say.

  Coroner names man shot dead by police

A male who was holding a female hostage has been fatally shot by a Shreveport police officer.

Police searching for suspects after armed robbery at busy gas station

Two men are on the run after robbing a busy gas station early Sunday morning.

  Officer-involved shooting leaves 2 in the hospital with life-threatening injuries

Shreveport Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Saturday night.

  Texas officer killed as police move in to arrest robbery suspects

Police believe the suspects could be linked to 15 robberies since June that targeted bars with Hispanic customers.

  Police: Man faked Down syndrome, hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Police arrested the 31-year-old, who faces charges of fraud and sexual abuse. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff/KNXV/CNN)

ETX man charged, accused of robbing coin operated machines

A man is behind bars following his arrest and accusations of robbing coin operated machines in multiple Texas counties.

Shreveport man, habitual offender, faces possible life sentence

A Shreveport man could spend the rest of his life in prison following several felony counts in Caddo District Court.

Exes meet at restaurant, stabbing ensues

One man is recovering after police say he was stabbed by an ex at a Shreveport restaurant.

  1 man injured in Shreveport shooting

One man is recovering after a shooting on Friday night, and police are investigating.

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

Woman hospitalized after being shot in hip

Police are investigating after a woman was shot overnight in Shreveport. It happened Friday morning, however the time and location are unclear.

  Ex-boyfriend of missing AZ woman charged with her death

Kiera Bergman went missing August 4. A bicyclist found her decomposed body in some bushes a month later.

Arkansas jailer arrested, accused of sexual assault

A Howard County Arkansas jailer has found himself on the other side of the bars.

Dancer sentenced in 2017 car wash shooting

A Texarkana man pleading guilty to a 2017 shooting that left one man dead was sentenced on Wednesday.

  Man said he took cars, posting photos on social media, to ‘be seen by girls,’ authorities say

Terrance Tarleton, 19, faces charges after police said they found photo of stolen cars on Facebook and the cars themselves parked in front of his house.

  Gunman kills 5, including wife, before turning gun on self in CA

Authorities said the gunman is dead but not before killing several people.

Man charged in murder attempt case

DeAndrew Mosley, 19 charged in attempted murder case.

Man reportedly robs Family Dollar Store

Police ask for help to identify robbery suspect

  Shots fired after crash on Youree Drive

Authorities are investigating after shots were fired following a crash in Shreveport. The frightening incident happened around 3:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of Youree Drive, near Albany Avenue.

  Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm’s way to try to resolve the situation.

  Woman jumps from car to escape fake Uber driver who tried to rob, kidnap her

The crime remains unsolved, as the victim recovers from a head injury, fractured wrist and badly broken ankle.

Man allegedly steals toilet paper and detergent from store

Man accused of stealing toilet paper and laundry detergent from a Fred's Store in Bossier Parish.

  Man shot in hand, suspect sought

A man is recovering after being shot, and police are searching for the gunman.

  ‘I couldn’t just let her die’: Man jumps in front of machete attack at CA Starbucks

The suspect in the attack was arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

  Daycare operator accused of sexual assault against girl in his care

Police say the daycare the suspect and his wife were running was not licensed, and this should be a warning to parents.

  Church renovating abandoned elementary school into beacon of light for Shreveport’s Allendale community

On a wet, grey day in Shreveport’s Allendale neighborhood, a local church is working to restore hope in this troubled part of the community in the unlikeliest of places: an abandoned school.