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Shreveport police detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a local man in connection with a shooting that injured two men earlier this week.
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Linwood Public Charter School in Shreveport will start construction on an elementary school wing this year.
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Shreveport police are investigating a crash that sent two pedestrians to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
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It was exciting to see so many interested people who have visited, toured, attended activities or just looked down the original Grand Avenue to catch a glimpse of "our" Municipal Auditorium.
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Many items had very low bids, probably due to the huge number of the overall auction items.
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Mayor Joe Pitre issued a warning, bolstered by a bill under discussion in Baton Rouge, when Police Chief Ronelle Broussard used police fine revenue to justify a request for pay raises in his department.
Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, was in Baton Rouge to testify Tuesday in favor of legislation that would reduce the number of juvenile judges serving Orleans Parish.
Shreveport artist Karen La Beau recently opened her Highland home and studio to The Times for a peek into her creative world.
I am writing this letter with a heavy heart upon hearing that the decision has been made to move Christian Service from its' current location on Sprague Street.
Caddo Parish schools targeted for academic transformation will measure student attitudes as well as their math and reading skills.
Advocate Photo by WILL SENTELL -- State Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, sponsored two bills aimed at Washington, a town about 70 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, that he calls, the worst speed trap in the state of Louisiana.
Nothing says, "Is it the weekend yet?" quite like a big glass of tequila, triple sec and lime juice.
This past weekend, I visited two breweries in Shreveport and I met the three co-founders of Red River Brewing at a crawfish boil.
<![CDATA[Celebrating a birthday today: Sara Simpson, of Shreveport. ... Crystal Lites, 29, of Blanchard. ... Celya Coleman, of Shreveport. ... Brenda Lewis Demming, of Shreveport. ... Victoria W. Wade, of Shreveport. ... Roger Buffin, of Shreveport. ... Dorothy L. Punch, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday April 20: Valerie Campbell, of Benton. Celebrated a birthday April 21: Kaiti Brantley, 3, daughter of Chris and Ashley Brantley, of Shreveport. ... Melanie Nunnery, 3, daughter of Lamar and Brandi, Nunnery, of Keithville. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and Desoto. Lost: black and white Rat terrier, Benton area, call (318) 965-9529. ... older, female Yorkshire Terrier, grey and tan, Willow Ridge Subdivisin, on Cross Lake, Shreveport, call (318) 218-5798. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends. Send email to email@example.com Label: Attention Stroller.
Sam Jenkins is asking his counterparts on the Shreveport City Council to support an ordinance that would affect how and when organizations can solicit funds from motorists waiting in traffic The ordinance, before the council Tuesday, would amend the city's code of ordinances to prohibit anyone 18 and under from soliciting in the streets from ... (more)
BATON ROUGE -- A Shreveport lawmaker said Monday he's scrapping his proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book.
Efforts to make compressed natural gas a viable fueling option in Shreveport-Bossier City are taking another step forward.