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  Man accused of fatally shooting woman on Whittington

Such violence is uncommon for that area, neighbors say

  Authorities warn of text scams being reported in Bossier

Ex-VA pharmacist convicted of stealing veterans’ pills

National Human Trafficking Prevention Month: Know the signs

  BCPD identifies woman killed in shooting

Coroner: Parchman inmates killed by ‘blunt force’

Sulphur woman accused of rape of 5-year old boy and 3-year old girl

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  Shreveport sees record low crime rates for 2019

‘Like a war zone’: Investigators converge on community in wake of fatal shooting, fire

  Texas homicide suspect being held in Caddo Parish jail

Man booked after housing 33 dogs in ‘horrid’ conditions, investigators say

1 injured in shooting; 1 person in custody

SPD searching for shoplifting suspect

  Shreveport man alleges a prized gun was stolen

He now advises people to take extra precaution before leaving a firearm unattended

2-night sting nets 5 alleged prostitutes, 11 alleged Johns

2 more people are accused of pandering; agents also report having found 2 children under age 10

Matthew Naquin withdraws appeal, will begin serving prison sentence for LSU hazing death

Matthew Naquin, the former LSU student found guilty of negligent homicide in the 2017 hazing death of Phi Delta Theta pledge Maxwell Gruver, will now start serving his prison sentence after dropping an appeal in exchange for one of his lesser charges being dismissed.

Teen accused of causing fiery fatal crash after ‘God told him to kill himself’ being sent back to mental facility until next court date

Jack Jordan, the teen accused of causing a fiery car wreck that left one woman dead after “God told him to kill himself” is now being sent back to a mental health facility until his next court appearance.

  BCPD: Death of woman found on I-220 likely not a random attack

  CHRISTUS Highland abduction, robbery suspect arrested

Woman must serve almost 6 years in federal prison, repay $1.46 million stolen from summer feeding program

Man going to prison for kidnapping his estranged wife

East Texan, his LA company accused of harboring aliens

Affidavit reveals how inmate Jace Laws escaped Gregg County Jail, evaded capture for days

  Student fatally shot at Texas high school; suspect arrested

A suspect and another person police said was connected to the case were arrested hours after the fatal shooting.

Robbers smash into Haughton truck stop; take ATM

The Haughton Police Department is investigating following a robbery on Tuesday morning.

Woman found dead in house in Stamps; man arrested

“It appeared to be the scene of a homicide,” the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office reports

Raising Cane’s customers caught on camera snatching Coach O cutouts

Graves posted several videos to his personal twitter accounts showing the alleged thefts.

Jurors decide convicted killer should serve 25 years

An autopsy turned the tables on a case that early on appeared that it could have been self-defense

WEBXTRA: Teen charged with manslaughter after 8-year-old boy shot, killed with pellet gun

Sheriff Tim Ingram spoke with KLTV’s Bob Hallmark on Friday.

  EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Family, friends reflect on the past year without fallen SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

“She used to tell me ‘What would you do without me?’ And I would just tell her ‘I’m not doing good without you'," her mother says

  Bossier City Police say goodbye to their K-9 program

Each K-9 will be adopted by its handler; then the dog will begin life as a regular pet

16-year-old arrested after boy, 8, dies from pellet gun shot in Titus County

An eight-year-old boy has died from injuries he suffered from a pellet gun shot in late December. A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with the death.

Bossier City pair accused of prostituting 2 teenagers

The couple allegedly used mobile apps to solicit men to engage in sex with the girls for money

Marion County Sheriff’s Office seeking help in search of suspect in shooting death

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the assistance from the public in tracking down a man accused in a shooting death.

  Missing Arkansas man remains found

The remains found in southwest Arkansas belong to a man who went missing in May of 2012.

  One year later: Remembering fallen SPD Officer Chatéri Payne

“It is an honor to be able to join such a powerful family with my brothers and sisters in blue. May the journey begin."

Boyfriend charged with capital murder after death of infant stuffed in backpack

A Lubbock man has been charged with capital murder and is being held on a $2 million bond after he told police he stuffed a 10-month-old child into a backpack and left her in the trunk of his vehicle for more than five hours on Tuesday.

Man convicted of killing teen; he gets 48 years in prison

He will have to serve 70% of that prison term before being eligible for parole

Texas, Colorado game wardens work together to convict Nacogdoches County man in ‘major’ poaching case

One Texas game warden called it the biggest poaching case he would ever work in his career. The poaching investigation began in Colorado but relied on Texas game wardens to gain the missing links on a Chireno resident.

Sheriff: Mother of missing 3-year-old turns child over to deputies at attorney’s office

A missing 3-year-old Smith County boy who had allegedly been exposed to drugs has been found safe, according to a spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Gunman fires into West Cedar Grove home; suspect sought

Shreveport police are investigating following a shooting that left one man injured.

Unsolved double homicide haunts small Louisiana town a year later; $12,500 reward offered

The small, close-knit community of Independence remains haunted by an unsolved 2018 double shooting that claimed the life of Daytra Miller and her teenage son, Robert West Jr.

Community gathers on day marking 10 years since last execution in Louisiana

Tuesday marks ten years since the last execution in Louisiana.

’I was running and I was screaming:’ Grandmother put in a chokehold during armed robbery

75-year-old said she was held at gunpoint by two juveniles in front of her niece's house.

La. ATC warns while state law has not changed, federal agencies may enforce change in smoking age

While it’s now against the law to sell tobacco products, e-cigarettes, and other vaping products to those under 21, Louisiana’s law has not been amended to reflect this change.

Court rules former BRPD officers accused of abuse of power involving sex act will remain fired

An appellate court reinstated the firings of two Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) officers who were accused of abusing power in connection with a 2014 sexual assault.

Bullet-riddled sedan found in Super 1 parking lot

The shooting occurred about 3 miles away, a police spokesman says

Credit union robbery suspect arrested in Bossier City

Surveillance video captured after the holdup shows the gunman repeatedly trip and fall as he fled

  Trial begins for man accused of killing Arkansas teen

“An accidental firearm discharge happened that night,” his defense attorney contends

Man gets 40 years for killing teen in drive-by shooting

That’s the maximum sentence allowed by law on a manslaughter conviction

  Attempted traffic stop leads to chase, wreck, standoff

Authorities use tear gas to flush 2 men and a female out of a Leonard Road residence

Inmate dies after fight at Angola; investigation launched

Investigators are looking into an incident involving Gary Francois, 30, an inmate at Louisiana State Penitentiary who reportedly engaged in a fight with another inmate who later died.

Funeral held for fallen Panola County Deputy Chris Dickerson

Law enforcement agencies from all over Texas, and all over the country, came to East Texas to pay their respects to a fallen deputy. They came to honor Panola County Deputy ‘Chris Dickerson’, who was gunned down on Tuesday morning attempting to make a simple traffic stop.

$20,000 reward offered for information on 2019 shooting

Holden’s mother is offering a hefty reward, $20,000, to anyone willing to come forward with information that could help find her son’s killer.

Shooting wounds man; another taken in for questioning

Shreveport Police responded to a shooting a few hours after a fatal shooting Friday night.

  End of Watch: Fallen East Texas deputy to be laid to rest

Family members, co-workers and friends of Panola County’s Chris Dickerson will celebrate his life today

  Residents want city to address abandoned properties

These eyesores lessen their property values and make their neighborhoods unattractive for future development, they say

  Child in car when driver is shot

Now that man is fighting for his life; the youth was not injured

Carthage businesses display support for family of slain deputy

Residents in the Panola County are showing an outpouring of support for family and friends of fallen Deputy Chris Dickerson, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop New Year's Eve.

Two in custody, authorities search for third suspect in Central Arkansas murder case

Arkansas State Police have inactivated an Amber Alert for a boy possibly abducted by an “armed and dangerous” man.

A&E show to air story about Nacogdoches County child sexual assault fugitive

“Live P.D.” on A&E will be airing information on a Nacogdoches County fugitive who is wanted on a continuous sexual assault of a child charge and has been on the run since 2018 this weekend, according to a post on the sheriff’s office Facebook page.

  Family of fallen East Texas sheriff’s deputy remembers him for his dedication to them, his community and job

"He died doing what he loved; and we can’t take that away from him," his mother says

  Woman takes medical center worker by force, robs her

It happened this morning in the facility’s parking lot

  3 arrested for their alleged roles in Sabine man’s death

The victim was found shot to death in his car on Hampton Street in Pleasant Hill about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday

Man arrested after ripping other man’s testicles during fight, police say

Deputies arrested Corey Jones after he allegedly ripped open another man’s "testicle sac" during a fight Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Stray bullet from New Year’s Eve celebration shatters man’s sunroof

One man woke up to quite the New Year’s Day surprise when he noticed a stray bullet tore through the sunroof of his truck overnight.

‘He was Godsent that night:’ Long Branch man recounts night Dep. Dickerson saved wife from burning home

small Panola County community is joining the rest of East Texas in mourning the loss of Panola County Sheriff’s Dep. Chris Dickerson, who was gunned down by a suspect during a traffic stop on Tuesday morning.

Funeral services set for fallen Panola County sheriff’s deputy

Panola County residents are mourning the loss of a sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed while he was conducting a traffic stop early Tuesday morning.

New Year’s Eve shooting appears to be a homicide

Evidence suggests that the man was shot in his head by someone in front passenger seat of his car, authorities say

Man was ‘popping off’ rounds to celebrate New Year’s Day when he fatally shot girlfriend, Cleveland police say

Illegal celebratory gunfire turned deadly just after midnight on New Year’s Day, according to Cleveland police.

  'Our hearts are hurting’: Panola County sheriff, Gov. Abbott, commend deputy’s dedication

A Panola County sheriff’s deputy was killed in the line of duty while conducting a traffic stop early Tuesday, Sheriff Kevin Lake confirms.

  Man shot during fight inside Shreveport store

A third person shot at the gunman as he was fleeing the scene, police say

WEBXTRA: Gary residents speak about fatal Panola County shooting incident

A mother and her daughter who live in the Gary community spoke to KLTV News about what they saw and heard early Tuesday morning when a Panola County sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed while he was conducting a traffic stop.

UPDATE: Bodycam video of reported kidnapping Sunday in Brookside

A man is in custody after he kidnapped a woman in Brookside.

  Panola County Sheriff’s Office identifies deputy fatally shot during traffic stop

Authorities with the Panola County Sheriff’s Office have confirmed that a deputy was shot and killed following a traffic stop on Tuesday morning.

  ETX deputy-involved shooting suspect in custody following foot chase in Shreveport

A person is in custody following a foot chase on Tuesday morning.

Expert predicts renewed interest in security following Texas church shooting

A Nacogdoches-based certified protection professional said there is a “frenzy" of renewed interest in security in the days that follow a church shooting. The founder of Safe to Worship said there are two types of reactions.

  Deadly shootings spur places of worship to allow guns

Caddo has trained 350-55 congregations in 2 years; and there are many more to go

Baton Rouge homeless population on edge following three homicides; killer at-large

Homeless people around St. Vincent de Paul are now worrying they could be next after recent shootings that appear to have targeted their community.

Jefferson police: Two teens injured in drive-by shooting

Two teenagers are injured following a shooting on Monday evening in Jefferson.

Wood County woman charged with arson now in Smith County Jail on $300K bond

The woman who has been accused of allegedly burning two homes has been booked into the Smith County Jail.