1 officer killed, 1 shot in head during Mandeville traffic stop; suspect identified

One Mandeville police officer was shot to death and another one was injured near Hwy. 190 and Hwy. 22 on Friday afternoon (Sept. 20).

Area 51 events mostly peaceful; thousands flock to Nevada desert

Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.
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Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Brown has been accused of rape in a lawsuit by a former trainer. He is also accused of exposing himself to a painter he had hired. He has denied the allegations.

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Shreveport mayor to announce police chief appointee

Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

13 Bossier, Caddo students are National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

SPD officer charged with possession, illegal use of firearm

East Texas counties issue burn bans

Hot and dry conditions are causing counties and cities to consider or place burn bans throughout East Texas.
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  Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana and drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.

Overton Brooks VA honors POW/MIA with remembrance ceremony

  IN STUDIO: Cystic Fibrosis 5K to be held in October

  Celebrated educator sees success with his unique teaching style

Statewide alert issued after cases of severe lung disease due to vaping reported in Louisiana; 18 cases so far

  Police union opposes addition of Raymond to police chief finalists

  Over 2,000 without power in Northwest Louisiana

  2 shot at west Shreveport apartment complex; suspects sought

  Minden company has hired dozens, hopes to hire more as it expands

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23 states sue Trump to keep California’s auto emission rules

California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks, enlisting help from 22 other states in a battle that will shape a key component of the nation's climate policy.

EAST TEXAS NEWS

  Marshall ISD unleashes a sea of red, white for Hayden

Suspects who escaped from work release building caught in Tyler

East Texas counties issue burn bans

Tributes to honor East Texas student killed in wreck

Marshall ISD, surrounding districts to wear red in memory of Hayden Blalock; balloon release set, rain or shine

  SPD responds to KSLA story on stolen police unit, investigation ongoing

The Shreveport Police Department has responded to questions asked about a stolen police unit discovered in East Texas.

KSLA INVESTIGATES

  SPD responds to KSLA story on stolen police unit, investigation ongoing

  Louisiana congressmen give their staffers thousands of dollars in bonuses annually

All six congressmen who serve Louisiana in the House of Representatives hand out thousands of dollars in bonuses to their staffs each year, a researcher says

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  Egan Street killing has residents seeking end to violence

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Shreveport homicide victim ID’d as Ringgold woman

Tributes to honor East Texas student killed in wreck

  Landowners discuss Cypress Black Bayou tax millage propositions up for vote

“For years and years there’s been controversy about the boat sticker and the launch fees, and then the land owner fees."
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US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran

The Pentagon says the U.S. will deploy additional troops and military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to beef up security.

ARRESTED: Man accused of tricking elderly woman into giving him money turns himself in

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

  Two SPD officers released from hospital following accident

See the applications for the 4 finalists for SPD Chief

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Boil orders and advisories in the ArkLaTex

JOBS: Who’s hiring across the ArkLaTex

  Progress now visible on Walter O. Bigby Carriageway

  Some fear SPD chief hiring process might hurt bond issue vote