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  • 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 »
  • Body found in Red River identified

    April 3, 2014 11:48 AM

    BENTON - A body found in the Red River has been identified as a man who's been missing more than a week. 22 year-old Glen Bowens was reported missing on March 24. The body was found Tuesday night about a mile south of Red River South Marina on U.S.... more »
  • Armored car employee facing theft charges

    September 18, 2013 12:07 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - An employee of an armored car company is facing more theft charges today for stealing deposit bags full of cash. 34 year old Robert Posey was arrested in Caddo Parish yesterday, accused of stealing a deposit bag containing $60,000. Today, he was arrested in Bossier Parish... more »
  • Half Bossier police crashes were the cop's fault

    September 8, 2013 1:47 PM

    BENTON - The Times reports that Bossier City police officers and employees were at fault in more than half of the crashes involving their vehicles since 2011. The newspaper reports that an analysis of city data shows most of those accidents were minor. It says police vehicles were involved in... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in Bossier Parish

    August 31, 2013 3:58 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Authorities say a 32-year-old man has died after being hit by a car on Louisiana Highway 527 in Bossier Parish. Louisiana State Police say in a news release that Andrew Burks of Elm Grove was killed when he was hit by a car on Friday night. The news... more »
  • Superintendent Gets $50K Raise

    August 17, 2013 11:49 AM

    BENTON - The Bossier Parish School Board has approved a $50,000 pay bump for Superintendent D.C. Machen. The increase brings Machen's annual salary to $180,000 - up from $130,000 he's earned since taking the position in 2009. The board also agreed to extend his contract through December 2016 and will... more »
  • 200 gallons of gas spilled in Bossier Parish

    June 18, 2013 2:22 PM

    BENTON- Hazardous materials crews are on the scene of a gas spill in Bossier Parish. Lt. Bill Davis of the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened just before noon at an Exxon gas station on Highway 3 at Highway 162. KTBS-TV reports a motorist apparently hit a hose attached... more »
  • Man arrested for allegedly making bomb threat

    June 14, 2013 8:58 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- Investigators with the Bossier City Police and Fire Departments have arrested a 34-year-old man for allegedly phoning in a bomb threat to the offices of the University of Phoenix located at the Louisiana Boardwalk. The Times reports Tanner Jerome Raney, of Bossier City was arrested Thursday on a... more »
  • 2 Bossier Parish schools buildings to close

    April 19, 2013 9:09 AM

    BENTON- Two Bossier Parish school facilities will close at the end of this school year in an effort to cut costs. The Times reports the Bossier Parish School Board unanimously approved the closure of Charlotte Mitchell Education Center and Bossier Learning Center -- the district's adult education program. The move... more »
  • Youth shelter employee arrested on sex charge

    April 1, 2013 8:36 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- Bossier City police say a Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter employee was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl at the facility. Police say 36-year-old Jermario Tywhunn Jefferson, of Shreveport, was booked Saturday with molestation of a juvenile. Jefferson is being held in the... more »
  • Woman accused of hitting co-worker with bottle

    March 28, 2013 8:54 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- A Shreveport woman is accused of battery after police say she hit a co-worker with a bottle of steak sauce. Bossier City police say 30-year-old Lashonda Turner and 23-year-old Heather Mattingly were working at steak house Sunday when they got into an argument and Turner allegedly grabbed a... more »
  • Search for man who took girlfriend's children

    March 27, 2013 11:19 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies say a man who took off with his girlfriend's three children following a domestic dispute dropped them off at their grandmother's house. The children were not harmed. Lt. Bill Davis with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said the man is not the biological... more »
  • Bossier Teacher Arrested

    March 25, 2013 11:14 AM

    HAUGHTON - Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Haughton teacher for allegedly having sexual conduct with a 17-year-old student over the past few weeks. Lt. Bill Davis says 28-year-old Jessica Banet, a teacher at Princeton Elementary School and one of the coaches of the girls' softball team for Haughton... more »
  • 2 people found dead in Bossier City home

    January 28, 2013 2:06 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Two people have been found dead inside a home in Bossier City. Bossier City spokesman Mark Natale says that an elderly couple lived in the home. Their identities have not been released. Authorities responded to the home about 10 a.m. Monday after a relative stopped at the... more »

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