Thursday, April 24 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:36:25 GMT
The Bossier Parish School Board voted Thursday afternoon to save the district $2 million, which will speed up their school building plan. The board voted to sell $25 million worth of bonds this afternoon,More >>
The Bossier Parish School Board voted Thursday afternoon to save the district $2 million, which will speed up their school building plan.More >>
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -
A suspect is now in police custody following a weekend shooting that injured a local man and sent a Shreveport woman to the hospital.
Shreveport police say 32-year-old Cornelious Jones turned himself in at the Shreveport City Jail just before 9:30 Sunday morning for his alleged role in the Friday night shooting that seriously injured 31-year-old Schnelle Speed.
Speed, who is now recovering at a local hospital, was apparently shot in the upper body Friday night around 9:30 p.m. as she and a male acquaintance sat inside a car that was parked at an apartment complex located in the 7100 block of Janey Street.
The man with Speed at the time of the shooting, identified as 27-year-old Demarco Ferguson, was reportedly being struck in the head with a firearm. He was not seriously injured, and police say both victims are expected to recover.
During the early stages of the investigation, authorities with the Shreveport Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit had gathered information linking Jones to the crime.
Cornelious Jones was interviewed by detectives after showing up at the jail following his arrival at the jail was interviewed by detectives and now faces charges of Attempted Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery.
Thursday, April 24 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:50:03 GMT
A Marion County waste-to-power plant was reportedly converting medical waste, including human tissue and possibly aborted fetuses, into power.That report prompted Marion County commissioners to scheduleMore >>
A Marion County waste-to-power plant was reportedly converting medical waste, including human tissue and possibly aborted fetuses, into power.More >>
A pedestrian explains to KSLA News 12 the temptation to avoid a busy Shreveport crosswalk and instead use a popular shortcut, used dozens of times a day. But, that's exactly the spot that turned into a tragic accident on Thursday.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:26 GMT
Pranks can be mean-spirited and cruel. Not this one. Parents of this youngster have decided to make his childhood just a little more magical. Take a look. Please feel free to try and trick your childrenMore >>
Click here to watch the adorable trick parents played on their little one, and to hear his jocular response.More >>
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