Crime

Stabbing reported outside of store on David Raines Road

Emergency crews responded to reports of a stabbing in Shreveport Monday afternoon.

French Quarter visitors, businesses alarmed after separate shootings injure four teens

Family, friends, and colleagues say final goodbyes to slain Tulane Police officer

Shreveport man found guilty of sex crimes against juveniles

Bowie County sex offender sentenced for possession of child pornography

  Woman accused of killing pregnant woman, removing unborn child from body pleads not guilty

Correctional officer and federal inmate sentenced for bribery, smuggling scheme

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Man accused of killing cab driver in 2014 pleads guilty to manslaughter

Longview sex offender sentenced as part of international child sex abuse investigation

  14-year-old accused of shooting mother, boyfriend in Texarkana now in custody

  After 2 hit-and-runs in Shreveport in less than a week, SPD talks about why people tend to leave the scene

47-year-old man arrested for trying to meet up with juvenile

Judge will make ruling next week on whether Cardell Hayes will get out of jail on bond

3 more sentenced in connection with Mexican cartel’s drug operations in East Texas, elsewhere

All told, 6 now have been sentenced, 3 more await sentencing and 1 faces trial

Former Lindale coach who had relationship with student avoids jailtime

A former Lindale ISD coach has accepted a 10-year deferred adjudication sentence for his relationship with a student.

Longview woman takes 30-year prison sentence in death of child

Ciara Channel Dison, previously convicted for the murder of a 1-year-old child, has agreed to a 30-year prison sentence.

  Military family headed to BAFB loses everything, including child’s ashes, after U-Haul stolen in Georgia

A military family on their way to start their new life in Bossier City at Barksdale Air Force Base (BAFB) is in desperate need after all of their belongings packed up in a U-Haul were reportedly stolen during their move.

NPSO investigating armed robbery at Provencal dollar store

Arrest made in Monkhouse Drive shooting, robbery

  Man killed in drive-by shooting identified by coroner’s office

  HIT-AND-RUN: 4-year-old on bicycle struck by a truck in Shreveport

Additional arrests made in Argyle Street shooting

Three teens to be charged as adults in connection with murder, associated robbery

  Hit and run claims life of Shreveport woman; police looking for person responsible

A person was found dead in the street Tuesday night (March 2). Police are now investigating the incident as a hit and run.

  Minden businessman, wife killed in apparent murder-suicide, police chief says

Investigators estimate it happened between 8-11 p.m. Monday

Life without parole for man who ‘confessed’ to killing 2 women

A Cherokee Village man was sentenced Tuesday, March 2, in a double homicide investigation last fall.

Former West Feliciana Parish sheriff’s deputy arrested on 50 counts of possessing child pornography

A now-former West Feliciana Parish sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for internet crimes against children, according to Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.

Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive connected to fatal shooting in Texarkana arrested

One of Texas’ 10 most wanted fugitives was arrested Feb. 23 in Texarkana, Texas, state officials report.

Shreveport mayor warns against price gouging practices

The act of price gouging is prohibited during a disaster by Louisiana law, according to a news release from the mayor’s office.

2 free on bond after being arrested on drug charges

Drugs, guns, cash seized during search in the 6800 block of West Canal Boulevard, authorities say

Woman accused of claiming $145,000+ in unearned vacation time on husband’s time sheets

She OK’d more than 4,000 hours of paid vacation time for him in 2016 alone, federal prosecutors allege

3 arrested in Shreveport meth bust

Three people are facing charges following a DEA investigation into the alleged distribution of methamphetamine in Shreveport.

  Drive-by shooting critically wounds 5 in Shreveport

Authorities on the scene described their wounds as life-threatening

  Texarkana police searching for teen who allegedly shot 2 people

Police are searching for a 14 year-old boy after he allegedly shot his mother and her boyfriend.

  Shooting near Broadway Ave. leaves one injured

Shreveport police responded to a 911 call about a shooting before 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, in Shreveport.

  Dispute over mask-wearing led to murder of Tulane Police Officer; suspect arrested

Tulane Police Officer Martinus Mitchum was shot while providing security for a basketball game at George Washington Carver High School

Human trafficking suspect faces more charges, authorities searching for victims in St. Tammany Parish

Troopers learned that after his initial arrest, Haidler continued using popular social media app “Snapchat” to ask girls between the ages of 13-15 for sexually explicit content.

NOPD: Tulane Police Officer shot and killed while escorting suspect from Carver HS basketball game

The New Orleans Police Department says a Tulane Police Officer has died following a shooting at George Washington Carver High School Friday evening.

SPD investigation two Saturday morning shootings; three people injured

Anyone with information is asked to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact Shreveport-Caddo CrimeStoppers at (318) 673-7373.

  Haynesville police chief arrested on multiple warrants

According to Louisiana State Police, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation (LSP BOI) arrested Haynesville Police Chief, Anthony Smith, 56, on multiple warrants issued by the Claiborne Parish Grand Jury.

  Accused child molester’s bond hearing moved up a day

Mother of one of his alleged victims upset she was not told of the schedule change

LSP arrest 5 for operating an illegal poker room in Baton Rouge

Five men were arrested Wednesday, Feb. 24 for violating the state’s gambling laws.

Judge denies release of BRPD video in Sunday incident

A judge has denied a request to publicly release police bodycam footage of last weekend’s incident involving a 13-year-old boy, a spokesman for East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome said Thursday.

SPD releases image of armed robbery suspect

Investigators have released an image from surveillance footage to the public in hopes of getting this suspect identified.

  Man shot while walking; suspect sought

Police are investigating following a shooting on Thursday morning.

Shooting on Amherst Street leaves one injured

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a shooting Wednesday, Feb. 24 in Shreveport.

  Bullet grazes man; arrest made over Mackey Lane shooting

This is 2nd shooting reported within 13 minutes; they are unrelated

Police: Suspect in deadly shooting at Killeen hookah lounge in custody

A suspect was in custody Wednesday in connection with a deadly weekend shooting at a Killeen hookah lounge.

Man accused of threatening multiple Titus County elected officials

The Titus County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man they believe is responsible for threatening the lives of multiple county elected officials.

  2 children shot in drive-by in Shreveport

A double shooting has been reported on E 68th Street in Shreveport.

Police: Central Texas man killed his wife, then himself; 3 children in the home weren’t harmed

A Killeen man shot his wife to death late Tuesday night and then shot himself as officers arrived at the couple’s home where three children were found uninjured.

Man arrested after decomposing body found in burned trailer in Natchitoches

A Natchitoches man has been arrested after a decomposing body was discovered at the scene of a trailer fire.

3 arrested in drug bust at Fern Ave. apartment complex

Three men are facing gun and drug charges after a bust at an apartment complex on Fern Avenue.

Man robs Shreveport dollar store at gunpoint

Shreveport police are working to learn more about an armed robbery on Tuesday night.

Former Texas bank president sentenced to 8 years for embezzling $11M, burning incriminating records

Anita Gail Moody, 57, of Cooper, Texas pleaded guilty on June 5, 2020, to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and arson and was sentenced to 96 months in federal prison.

Suspect on Texas Ten Most Wanted List arrested in Texarkana

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Marques Thompson was arrested at a relative’s home in Texarkana.

  Bossier Parish deputy doing well after being shot multiple times; daughter arrested

An off-duty Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy was shot in Benton Monday evening (Feb. 22) and airlifted to a hospital, the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office confirms.

Details released on Central Arkansas officer involved shooting, ties to child abduction case

Both ASP and the Lonoke County Police Department's Facebook page released details surrounding an officer-involved shooting and its connection to a child abduction case out of North Carolina.

  Surveillance video captures moments during deadly gun store shooting

Sheriff Joe Lopinto says Joshua Williams fired more than 30 shots inside the Jefferson Gun Outlet

Henderson County man arrested in shooting death of woman

A Friday night shooting left a woman dead and a man in jail charged with murder.

Man killed after being shot multiple times identified by coroner’s office

Homicide occurred Sunday morning at a Shreveport apartment complex

Man shot while trying to break big rig’s windows, dies

Preliminary investigation indicates truck driver acted in self-defense, sheriff says

VIDEO: Gunshots from firing range shootout captured on cellphone at Metairie park

The sounds of Saturday’s shootout at Jefferson Gun Outlet in Metairie was caught on a cellphone by a girl at LaSalle Park

Coroner identifies three killed in shooting at Jefferson Gun Outlet

A disagreement inside of the store led to a suspect shooting and killing two people

Morris County man accused in Kansas of multiple instances of child sex assault

According to the RIley County Police Department in Kansas, an East Texas man has been arrested in connection to a series of rapes reported to have occurred in Ogden, Kansas from 2004 to 2012.

Federal grand jury indicts East Texans accused in Capitol riots

A federal grand jury has handed up a 13-count indictment against a pair of East Texans accused for their parts in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.

Court documents state Polk County man claimed Capitol ‘is my house’

New court documents reveal more details about a Goodrich man who is accused of taking part in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.

  SPD: Woman charged following Spring Street shooting

The Shreveport Police Department responded to the scene of a shooting Friday, Feb. 12 just after 9:30 p.m. in downtown Shreveport.

  Shooting on Texas Street leaves one injured

Bossier police responded to a shooting at the Economy Inn on Texas Street just after 1 p.m.

2 men arrested in connection to fatal Jan. shooting

Shreveport police have made two arrests in connection to the shooting death of Travante Myles, 28, on Jan. 25, in the 4900 block of Mansfield Road.

Man charged in Merwin Street shooting

Devontey Bouya, 24, was arrested and charged with one count of second degree murder.

  Victim in Merwin Street shooting identified; suspect sought

A man is dead following a shooting Thursday morning, his family says.

Federal grand jury indicts Polk County man, cousin in connection with Capitol riots

A Goodrich man and his Louisiana cousin are now under indictment for their alleged roles in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.

Student arrested for allegedly bringing loaded gun on campus

According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, a student at Southwood High School has been arrested after having a loaded gun on campus.

  Police report no stabbing involved with crash on Hearne

Officers responded to the scene of an alleged stabbing Tuesday, Feb. 9 at Mansfield Road and Hearne Avenue.

Advisory group reports concerns it found while investigating mistrust between Shreveport police, citizens

Among other things, the panel cites the number of fire, police employees on the 9-member civil service board

  Shooting, accident reported; eastbound I-20 reopened

Pickup driver rushed to hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds

  Man shot, killed during home invasion identified; woman also shot

A gunman is dead after storming a Shreveport home in the Cedar Grove neighborhood, late Monday night.

  Home invasion victim tells her side of the story after being shot by man she says she only knew a month

A shooting victim is speaking out after a terrifying home invasion in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood Monday night (Feb. 8), which police say led to the death of the intruder, just before he shot the victim in the leg.

  Pair connected to Circle K robberies in custody

Two people are in police custody Tuesday morning in connection with several armed robberies that happened overnight.

Authorities: Teen kidnapped by Panola Co. mother still missing; two children found safe

Authorities said two of the three children reported missing by Madison County law enforcement on Monday evening have been located safely.