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  • Police: Louisiana man turns himself in after alleged threat

    July 9, 2016 3:45 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Police in Louisiana say a man was jailed after posting a social media video in which he says he wants to shoot and kill a police officer. Sgt. Brian Griffith of the Bossier City Police Department says the man made the video while sitting in a car... more »
  • Police: Twins found dead in hot pickup may have climbed in

    June 23, 2016 10:02 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - Police in Louisiana are investigating whether 3-year-old twins who were found dead in a hot pickup truck outside their home would have been able to climb into the vehicle themselves. Oliver and Aria Orr were found unresponsive inside the truck at their Bossier City home Saturday. They... more »
  • State to build new Red River bridge, cancels plans for rehab

    June 22, 2016 11:51 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says it will cancel plans to rehabilitate the Jimmie Davis Bridge, between Bossier City and Shreveport, and build a new one instead. The state had issued a $23.4 million contract to rehabilitate the bridge, but it was terminated after the... more »
  • 3-year-old twins die after being found in truck in Louisiana

    June 19, 2016 3:39 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Police in Bossier City say 3-year-old twins have died after being found unresponsive in a pickup truck outside their home. Autopsies will be conducted on the brother and sister, Oliver and Aria Orr. According to KTBS, Bossier City Police responded to a home in the 3400... more »
  • Flood water receding from Bossier City homes

    March 14, 2016 9:41 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - The water has started to recede from the flooded subdivisions in Bossier City in northern Louisiana. National Weather Service forecaster C.S. Ross in Shreveport says it will take at least a week before home owners will be able to get back to their homes and assess the... more »
  • Red Cross sets up shelter at Bossier Civic Center

    March 10, 2016 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of people have taken up shelter at the Bossier Civic Center in northwest Louisiana, where heavy rain has forced evacuations and caused flash flooding for more than a day. The Red Cross set up the shelter for people who left their homes in the Bossier City... more »
  • 3,500 homes in north Bossier City evacuated

    March 10, 2016 8:16 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- Officials in north Louisiana have evacuated 3,500 homes in Bossier City as a precaution as Red Chute Bayou approaches the top of its levee. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jason Hansford says the bayou may top the levee or be breached. Hansford say heavy rain continued across much of... more »
  • State revokes licenses at 2 child care centers

    January 30, 2016 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials have revoked the licenses of two early learning centers, one in Bossier City and one in Church Point. The Louisiana Department of Education says it has terminated public funding for Treetop Learning Center in Bossier City and Noah's Ark Day Care in Church Point. Revocation... more »
  • Woman accused of stealing from elderly Medicaid patient

    February 5, 2015 10:30 AM

    SHREVEPORT - State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell say a 51-year-old Bossier City woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $42,000 from an elderly Medicaid patient. Caldwell said in a news release that Connie Monts surrendered Tuesday to Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigators. He says Monts was booked with... more »
  • Search suspended for man who fell into river

    September 25, 2014 11:32 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City police have suspended a search of the Red River for a man who fell into it after a two-vehicle crash that happened on the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge. The crash happened about 4:30 a.m. Thursday when a small pickup that was being pushed by four men and... more »
  • Man's body recovered from Red River

    April 2, 2014 10:42 AM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies have recovered a body of an unidentified man floating in the Red River south of Bossier City. Deputies said Wednesday investigators are working to make a positive identification. The body was found around 6:10 p.m. Tuesday. more »
  • Records confirm remains that of missing woman

    November 20, 2013 6:49 PM

    BENTON - Dental records confirm the human remains found in Webster Parish are that of 46-year-old Ann Bond, who was reported missing from Bossier City last week. Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington said his department Wednesday received confirmation of the identity from LSU forensic anthropologist Mary Manhein, who worked with... more »
  • Woman survives train collision

    October 20, 2013 5:01 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City police are investigating a traffic accident in which a driver escaped from her car just before it was struck by a train. A city news release says a witness told police that the Saturday night accident happened when a speeding Kia Optima left the roadway... more »
  • Bossier City nearly 1/3 through water meter change

    October 13, 2013 2:30 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - With nearly one-third of Bossier City's new, automated water meters installed, billing supervisor Judy Vetkoetter says most people who have called to complain about higher bills have been satisfied with the city's explanation. They're told the new meters are more accurate than the old ones - and... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Tribe quits deal for Louisiana casino

    February 4, 2013 7:21 PM

    An Indian tribe from Oklahoma walked away from a deal to buy the bankrupt DiamondJacks casino in Bossier City and a similar operation in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The deal was for $125 million. Global Gaming Solutions, part of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, claims in court papers the DiamondJacks operation had... more »
  • Bossier man jailed for claiming to be officer

    January 30, 2013 9:02 AM

    GREENWOOD- Claiming to be an officer resulted in not getting a ticket, but instead a trip to jail for a Bossier City man. The Times reports Greenwood police stopped 41-year-old Melvin Shupert on Interstate 20 Sunday for not having a license plate. Investigators say Shupert allegedly told the officer that... more »
  • Elderly couple found dead in apparent Bossier City murder-suicide

    January 28, 2013 7:49 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. - Bossier City Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving an elderly couple. Bossier City spokesman Mark Natale says authorities responded to the home of the couple - both in their 80s - about 10 a.m. Monday after a relative stopped by and found the man and... more »
  • 2 people found dead in Bossier City home

    January 28, 2013 5:26 PM

    BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving an elderly couple. Bossier City spokesman Mark Natale says authorities responded to the home of the couple - both in their 80s - about 10 a.m. Monday after a relative stopped by and found the man and woman... 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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