One Shreveport organization needs your help combating HIV. Saturday, The Philadelphia Center is partnering with Chipotle Mexican Grill's Youree Drive location to host Dine for a Cause. Patrons are asked to purchase meals and mention the center to their servers. 33 percent of your purchase will go towards funding the Mercy Center. The mercy center provides housing for formerly homeless individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
Northwestern State University began a new semester Monday. As students work to complete their degree programs, school administrators are working to add diversity and inclusivity to their school's curriculum. "We need to really foster this atmosphere of inclusivity," Brittany Blackwell, professor of psychology at NSU.
Homework Louisiana offers free tutoring for Louisiana residents from kindergarten to adult learners. The service is not just limited to students. Adults actively seeking jobs can learn who to navigate online job sites and complete applications.
A new study by Wallethub.com reveals the state of Louisiana is bad for women. The study examined several factors in every state and Washington D.C. Things like poor women's health, unemployment, cost of living and poverty helped place the bayou state dead last at #51.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the identity and arrest of an alleged tire thief. Authorities tell us it happened at the Wally's Discount Tires in 7700 block of Linwood Avenue.
Shreveport police have released surveillance footage to identify a vandalism suspect. This happened in December at the Capital One Bank in the 9100 block of Mansfield Road. According to officers on scene, a rock was thrown through the drive-thru glass of the bank. In the video, it shows a man picking up the rock as he heads towards the drive-thru area of the business.
Shreveport police are searching for the man responsible for robbing another man at a Shreveport bank. This happened back in December at the Chase Bank in the 1700 block of Line Avenue. According to authorities, a man was withdrawing money from the ATM when a man armed with a rifle removed his money from the machine.
Hollywood powerhouse Denzel Washington has new accomplishments under his belt. The oscars award winning actor was inducted into the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Hall of Fame over the weekend. Washington was in Marshall as Wiley College's debate team hosted the first HBCU national speech and debate tournament in the country.