Crime

Traffic stop involving stolen vehicle leads to 2 arrests

3 males bolted during a traffic stop, authorities say

Naked juvenile female escapes assault, SWAT finds suspect dead inside Medina home after 3-hour standoff

  Bossier Sheriff’s office warns residents against scammers posing as deputies

Victim identified in deadly Natchitoches shooting

Former Harrison County Deputy Sheriff indicted, arrested for official oppression

2 overnight shootings leave one man fighting for his life, another wounded in Shreveport

  SPD: One man shot multiple times in suspected drive-by

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Man arrested for possession of child porn; previously charged with animal sexual abuse

DPS: Multiple people arrested for online solicitation of minor

Harrison County JP arrested on abuse of official capacity, theft charges

  Man accused of touching people’s buttocks

  'All I can see is her’: Toddler dies after reported sexual assault at motel

  Man wanted for burglarizing half a dozen vehicles in Bossier City

1 detained, found driving missing man’s truck; body of man recovered

Deputies spotted a missing man's truck in Morgan City, then found out the man had been killed.

  Louisiana governor addresses national cybersecurity summit in Shreveport

I-20 corridor in Louisiana now one of fastest-growing cybersecurity regions in the nation, he says

Louisiana correctional officer accused of sex crimes involving a juvenile

He resigned from the Lincoln Sheriff’s Office prior to his arrest

  Police catch man suspected of assaulting East Texas police officer

A citizen's tip led authorities to their suspect, who was hiding behind a house

Fugitive who allegedly assaulted Marshall police officer in custody

School releases statement after teacher’s arrest

  Manhunt underway for male suspected of assaulting East Texas police officer

  Trial date tentatively set for man accused of killing SPD officer

Teens charged with unlawful entry, rape of 12-year-old girls

  Pair wanted for stealing BMW in Shreveport

  SPD seeking identity of burglary suspect

Shreveport police detectives are hoping someone can come forward with the identity of one woman connected to a vehicle burglary late last year.

  Officers were punched, bear hugged, threatened during Mother’s Day fight

3 people face charges in connection with dispute that drew 49 police units

Florida man didn’t like wife’s ‘disrespectful’ tone, so he shot her in the face, police say

De Baere faces a premeditated murder charge and is being held without bail at the Broward Main Jail in Fort Lauderdale.

NW LA teacher faces two counts of sexual conduct with a student

She has been released after posting bail.

Police: Woman poses as Secret Service agent, tries to kidnap boy and mother

A 23-year-old woman, allegedly posing as a Secret Service member, apparently attacked a mother and her 15-year-old son as they were leaving a doctor’s office in the Marigny.

Mother who reported 7-week-old infant kidnapped now charged with attempted murder

A woman who reported that her infant had been kidnapped from a community in Asheville Thursday evening is facing attempted murder charges.

  Male shot in his abdomen in Shreveport

There’s no immediate word on his condition

Bloody man repeatedly punched by BRPD, investigation launched

The officer, who BRPD has not yet identified, can be seen punching the man in his bloodied face ten times within a matter of seconds.

Man pleads guilty to hitting girlfriend with cell phone, trying to leave the scene

His sentencing hearing is scheduled for next month.

La State Police investigating officer involved shooting

State authorities are looking into the cause of an incident that sent one man to the hospital on Thursday morning.

Man charged with using Bibles to smuggle drugs into GA jail says he’s innocent

A man charged in connection to the Bible drug smuggling operation at the Cook County Jail is maintaining his innocence.

  Murder trial underway for man accused of killing friend, co-worker

He has insisted that what happened was a classic case of self-defense

DA to seek death penalty for Dakota Theriot; not guilty plea entered

A man accused of killing 5, including his own parents, has pleaded not guilty to three murder charges.

Texarkana man charged in 2-month-old son’s murder

A Texarkana man is behind bars on Wednesday morning, accused of murdering his two-month-old son.

Attorney calls for the removal or resignation of state representative amid sexual misconduct allegations

Munford attorney Jeff Ward, a long-time republican, is working on getting sworn affidavits from three women who have accused State Representative David Byrd (R) of sexual misconduct.

Coroner confirms suicide of missing LSU student, woman caused by drug overdose

Investigators found two bodies along the 3000 block of Highland Road near LSU’s campus early Monday afternoon, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

  Shreveport resident accused of killing his stepson

The man faces a charge of second-degree murder

Suspect wanted for burglarizing vehicle

It happened April 25, in the 500 block of Texas Street.

  Rapper Mystikal scheduled to be in court

A popular rapper is scheduled to make a court appearance today, May 7 in Caddo Parish.

  SFD seeking information on Highland arsonists

The Shreveport Fire Department is hoping someone will come forward to identify two arsonists caught on video.

  Which gunshot, when? Coroner tells citizens how Anthony Childs died

Coroner has ruled that Anthony Childs shot himself

  Impending release of child rapist ignites firestorm on social media

He has threatened to "... rape the first woman he sees,” authorities warn

  Fight in motel lobby lands 1 man in hospital, the other in jail

One man was stabbed multiple times in his torso, police say

  Community meeting to discuss officer involved shooting

A meeting tonight will have local authorities discussing the officer-involved shooting of Anthony Childs.

Motorist offers fugitive a ride, drives him straight to authorities

Manhunt began with traffic stop; 2 other men also arrested

Convicted arsonist accused of abducting, raping girl under age 12

He was on parole when the child was assaulted, authorities say

Patient tells police he stole, wrecked ambulance because he ‘needed a ride home’

Police say a wild ride through the streets of Gonzales ended Sunday morning after an officer in Gonzales spotted and arrested Clayton Florane, 40, for stealing an ambulance.

Amber alert issued for missing Texas girl

Maleah Davis, 5, was thought to be with 3 unknown males in a blue Chevrolet pickup

Overall crime rate drops in Shreveport

Crime is down in the city of Shreveport. Or, to be more precise, the overall crime rate continues to decline in recent years.But some contend the perception of crime is far different.

Siberian Husky stolen outside area Walmart found safe

Rocky, who is 6-months-old, was taken around 8 p.m. His owner, a long -haul truck driver from Florida, stopped at the store for medication and tied him to a pole near the south entrance.

FCC warns about calls from West African ’222′ country code

The FCC says scammers are trying to defraud consumers through expensive call backs.

ETX man arrested in connection to road rage assault

A man is behind bars after police say he assaulted a 75-year-old man in a road rage incident.

Abortion clinic patient accused of assault of anti-abortion protester

The incident happened April 12 outside EMW Women’s Surgical Center in downtown Louisville.

  ‘He died a hero.’ Student killed trying to stop UNCC gunman escorted home

21-year-old Riley Howell was shot and killed, but his actions delayed the shooter, giving police more time to respond and fellow students a chance to escape.

  Arrest made in decades-old homicide case

The murder suspect was apprehended in California

Three wanted for burglarizing Shreveport-area Hampton Inn

It happened Wednesday, April 24, in the 5200 block of Monkhouse Drive.

  Missing Texas girls found safe, AMBER Alert canceled

An AMBER Alert has been issued for two girls, four and three-years-old, on Thursday morning.

Trio suspected of stealing $6,000+ worth of perfume

They were in and out within about 2 minutes but still caught on camera, police say

Bossier man accused of sexually assaulting girl for 4-5 years

He also is suspected of molesting the same child at a residence in Webster Parish

Fatal crash on night of Endymion leads to 16-count indictment against Tashonty Toney

A man accused of killing two cyclists and injuring seven other people when he hit them in a bike lane on Esplande Ave. the night of Endymion has been indicted.

$120,000 of rims, tires stolen from Slidell Chevrolet dealership

Slidell Police believe the suspects are from out of state and have committed similar crimes in other parts of the country

Lake Charles Charter Academy teacher accused of raping 10-year-old student

A Lake Charles Charter Academy teacher has been arrested after allegations were lodge against her for sexual misconduct with a student

  DeSoto homicide suspect apprehended in Shreveport

His twin brother died after being shot, run over; woman also was shot

Caddo Parish woman wanted in DeSoto Parish on identity theft charge

"If located, she should be approached with extreme caution," authorities warn

  Man charged with murdering SPD Officer Chatéri Payne pleads not guilty

One of the men charged in connection with a Shreveport Police officer’s murder plead not guilty in court on Tuesday morning.

  Kingswood Drive residents react to weekend homicide in their neighborhood

Survivor says someone just started shooting at them

  Shooting victim dies after also being run over multiple times

Man who allegedly shot him and a woman is “armed and dangerous,” authorities say

  2 males wounded in separate shootings on Youree Drive, East 72nd Street

Their wounds did not appear to be life-threatening, police said

Bossier City man arrested on 2 robbery, 3 burglary charges

Robbery charges stem from holdups at two gas stations

Man pulls woman inside car at gunpoint; police investigating

It happened shortly before 11 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 70th Street.

Man accused of killing sheriff’s K-9 Boco pleads guilty to aggravated cruelty

He is scheduled to be sentenced in June

Victim named in fatal, overnight shooting in Shreveport

Montrevious Smith, 27, was found around 8:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of Kingswood Drive.

  SPD: One dead, two injured in drive-by shooting

There is no word on the condition of the two wounded.

Law enforcement hosting drug take back events locally, nationally Saturday

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day takes place this weekend across the country and right here at home.

  SPD: ‘Possible’ hostage situation was a hoax

It started around 1:25 p.m. at a home in the 2900 block of Fulton Street.

  Man found shot inside car in Natchitoches; police investigating

The shooting took place Thursday, April 25.

  Woman injured in East Texas shooting; man arrested

A woman is recovering from a gunshot wound and a man is facing a number of charges.

New Orleans rapper arrested after putting 5-year-old alone in ride share vehicle

On April 23 shortly after 9 a.m., a ride share driver brought a child to a Sheriff’s Office substation in Arabi to get help after he said a woman had called him to a home in Chalmette, put the child in his vehicle and told him she wouldn’t be riding along.