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  1. Louisiana student wins $2000 for a unsung heroa documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Louisiana student has won $2,000 for a documentary about civil rights and women's rights leader Anna Pauline Murray, known as Pauli. Cleopatra Singleton of C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport won second prize in the Discovery Award competition for in-depth research projects about someone whose positive impact on history remains largely unknown.

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  2. La. Rep. Mike Johnson, Sen. Cassidy meet with Guatemalan Ambassador on detained Shreveport residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson and Senator Bill Cassidy met with Manuel Alfredo Espina Pinto, Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala, to discuss the case of Zachary Wilson of Shreveport, La. Wilson is currently being detained by Guatemalan authorities after he traveled to the country in March for a mission trip with the Word of God Church.

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  3. VIDEO: Woman blatantly steals multiple bottles from Shreveport liquor storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Shreveport Police needs your help identifying the person caught on video on August 18 stealing multiple bottles of liquor from a store located on Bert Kouns in Shreveport. Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to $300 for information and the identity of the individual in this video.

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  4. Mom jailed after abandoning baby;reported baby was taken, but she...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The mother of the toddler who went missing early Sunday morning is behind bars today after Bossier City Police learned she had turned over her child to a man, who agreed to watch him. Celeste Marie Wilson, 36, of Shreveport, left her 2-year-old with Benjamin Adam Ashcraft in her vehicle in the Horseshoe Casino parking lot and went inside to gamble.

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  5. Rapper Mystikal surrenders on rape charge in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    TV video-recorded the 46-year-old rapper, whose real name is Michael Lawrence Tyler, as he entered the Caddo Correctional Center in northwest Louisiana on Monday. KSLA reported that the allegation stems from an occurrence at a Shreveport casino last October.

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  6. Shreveport man convicted of child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office says 55-year-old Edward Keith Johnson faces a mandatory life sentence in prison, without the possibility of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.

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  7. Shreveport, La: Search for child swept away in ditch ends for the nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    And rescuers say their efforts now are to recover him from the bayou downstream from where he was swept away in a rain-swollen ditch. Fire Chief Scott Wolverton earlier said they searched the complex array of open ditches and underground drainage pipes from where the child is believed to have entered the ditch to where the drainage system empties into the bayou.

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  8. Vets say Acadiana pet owners should watch out for new influenza strain in dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    According to the Lafayette Veterinary Care Center, there is a new influenza strain that dog owners in the Acadiana area need to watch out for. "As recently as of last week we have had a dog show in the Shreveport area, and there's been some confirmed flu cases there.

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  9. Baton Rouge Police Union, community leaders respond to EBR Mayor-Presidenta s letterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    BATON ROUGE, LA - "I believe they should be removed from paid administrative leave and disciplined consistent with the severity of their actions. In Officer Salamoni's case, this warrants termination," said East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome.

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  10. Officer fatally shoots man after he gets inside police car near ShreveportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A police officer in a small western Louisiana town fatally shot a man who managed to get into a police vehicle. Louisiana State Police said in a news release they are investigating the shooting at the request of the Sabine Parish Sheriff's Department.

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  11. Louisiana school valedictoriana s graduation speech stopped, escorted off stageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    After a graduate at a Shreveport private school was escorted from the stage, the incident has generated talk and controversy about why it was stopped. During Thursday's graduation ceremony, the superintendent of Calvary Baptist Academy stopped the school's third and final valedictorian speech in mid-sentence.

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  12. Louisiana judge blasts - ridiculous' 18-year sentence for marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Is 18 years in prison without the possibility of parole too harsh for a man arrested with 18 grams of marijuana? The Louisiana Supreme Court's chief justice thinks so, and she blasted her colleagues for upholding the punishment. In a withering dissent Wednesday, Chief Justice Bernette Johnson called it "outrageous" and "ridiculous" that the state's highest court affirmed the lengthy prison sentence for such a small amount of marijuana - enough for at least 18 marijuana cigarettes.

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  13. Advocates headed to Baton Rouge to talk HIV issues with lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Members of the LBGT community and other advocates are heading to Baton Rouge on Thursday to sit down with lawmakers about the recent rise in HIV in the state. Chip Eakins is the advocacy coordinator at the Philadelphia Center in Shreveport and says HIV has become treatable over the years although there is still no cure.

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  14. Search for man missing on Cross Lake to resume MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Crews expect to be back on Cross Lake about first light Monday to resume searching for a man who went missing Saturday after reportedly helping a child who was struggling in the water. The search resumed Sunday morning after personnel from Shreveport, Bossier and the Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Department combed the lake for several hours before dark Saturday.

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  15. Lafayette, Shreveport listed top 10 obese citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In a recent study, Lafayette ranked in the top ten obese cities in the U.S., and residents say this comes as no surprise. "We have a lot of good boudin and good food here, so I'm not that surprised," said Diana Mouton, a Lafayette resident.

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  16. Get your green on: Ita s St. Pattya s in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    It's St. Patrick's Day week and Louisiana has the festivities to prove it. Don some green and check out one of these events this weekend.

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  17. Doctors in Louisiana remove rare facial tumor from 3 year-old Brazilian girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Doctors in Louisiana removed a rare facial tumor from a Brazilian 3-year-old after her parents took to social media pleading for help. Little Melyssa's journey to the United States began when Dr. Celso Palmieri Jr., assistant professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, read a post on a Brazilian news site while reviewing publications from his home country.

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  18. Tourism leaders hope to benefit from Baton Rouge bicentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Baton Rouge will celebrate its bicentennial Tuesday. The city was incorporated 200 years ago and city tourism leaders hope this anniversary will anchor a big year for visitors.

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  19. Tyler WheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent who was shot multiple times overnight while making a traffic stop in Morehouse Parish has undergone surgery at University Health in Shreveport, incoming LDWF Secretary Jack Montoucet told USA Today Network this morning. Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler, 25, of Monroe, was shot just after 2 a.m. on the southbound lane of U.S. 165 between Bastrop and Sterlington in the Perryville area.

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  20. Authorities seek gunman after LDWF agent shot during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana State Police say they are searching for the gunman who shot a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent early Saturday morning in Morehouse Parish. Tyler Wheeler, senior agent with the department's Enforcement Division, was airlifted to LSU Health Shreveport Trauma Center.

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