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  • 5 children test positive for drugs; parents arrested

    February 1, 2017 11:36 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - Police have arrested a Bossier County couple after authorities say their five young children tested positive for illegal drugs. News outlets report that 35-year-old Shannon Michael Blake and 30-year-old Victoria Golmon Blake were arrested Monday on multiple counts of cruelty to juveniles. Police say they were contacted... more »
  • Bossier Parish deputy, former Tiger leaves department to join pro baseball team

    April 28, 2016 4:38 PM

    BOSSIER PARISH - The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office bid farewell to a deputy who has signed a contract to become a professional baseball player. Thursday was Randy Ziegler's final day on the job. He's headed to Nebraska to play for the Lincoln Saltdogs, a minor league team of the... more »
  • Gov. Edwards to tour northern La. flood damage Friday

    March 11, 2016 5:44 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- Governor John Bel Edwards is making a trip to survey the damage left behind by massive flooding in northern Louisiana. A spokesperson for the Edwards administration says the governor plans to visit Shreveport, Bossier City and a shelter in Monroe on Friday, weather permitting. Weather officials near... more »
  • National Guard help north Louisiana evacuations Play Video

    March 10, 2016 12:44 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - The Louisiana National Guard is assisting local authorities in north Louisiana with high water rescues, which became necessary after the region was inundated with heavy rain. Guard spokesman Rebekah Malone says guardsmen have evacuated 361 people from homes in Bossier, Ouachita and Morehouse parishes since Wednesday morning.... more »
  • State closes offices in 6 parishes over flooding

    March 9, 2016 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The flooding in north Louisiana has caused the state to close offices in six parishes. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne ordered offices in Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, Morehouse and Webster parishes to close Wednesday. Also closed are Louisiana Tech and Grambling State University. Dardenne says his office... more »
  • Bossier community college, LSU sign engineering agreement

    July 10, 2015 1:32 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Officials with Bossier Parish Community College and LSU-Baton Rouge have signed an articulation agreement between the two schools The agreement says students who earn an Associate of Science degree in Engineering at BPCC will be able to transfer all credit hours to Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Louisiana flooding: 'Dirty red water was too much for some'

    June 12, 2015 12:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The flooding Red River in rural northwest Louisiana is reaching levels not seen since the 1940s, sending people scrambling to protect their homes, property and livestock. Along the river on Friday, family, friends, neighbors and volunteers pitched in to build sandbag walls. The effort has been going... more »
  • Louisiana National Guard mobilizes flood response efforts

    June 5, 2015 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana National Guard began mobilizing its flood response efforts in Northwest Louisiana to assist emergency officials Friday. Governor Bobby Jindal and state emergency officials urged local officials and state agencies to take immediate steps to combat flooding and protect homes and important infrastructure. The... more »
  • Closings, evacuations ordered as Red River rises

    June 5, 2015 5:33 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Governor Bobby Jindal surveyed flooded areas near the Red River and met with emergency officials in Caddo and Bossier parishes Friday. According to KTBS-TV, the Red River is flowing into homes and businesses from Texarkana to Natchitoches, prompting road closings and evacuations. Caddo-Bossier authorities are taking more... more »
  • Jindal traveling to flood-wary Bossier, Caddo Parishes

    June 4, 2015 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal is traveling to northwest Louisiana tomorrow to meet with officials in Caddo and Bossier Parishes about the quickly-rising Red River. Officials expect the river to crest at 35.5 feet this weekend in Shreveport. That is the highest level in 70 years. While... more »
  • Former Bossier Parish sheriff, 2 others indicted

    September 25, 2014 7:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A federal grand jury has indicted former Bossier Parish Sheriff Larry Deen and two owners of Blakey Auto Plex LLC in connection with an alleged scheme to enrich themselves through their handling of a public vehicle. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says the indictment lists Deen and co-defendants Clinton... more »
  • DHH: 2 new West Nile deaths in the state

    September 5, 2014 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials report two new West Nile virus deaths in the Capital Area Region and in Northwest Louisiana. Officials also reported nineteen new cases, bringing this year's total to 80 cases. The Department of Health and Hospitals' weekly report shows six new neuroinvasive disease cases... more »

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