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Past articles by Alexandria:

Indianapolis airport breaks passenger record

A nonstop to Paris helped boost international passengers. More flights to the West Coast and growing demand for low-cost airlines also boosted numbers. → Read More

Caddo animal services takes in fewer dogs and cats

Even though it's known for it high euthanasia rate, Caddo Parish's animal shelter has taken less animals each year since 2012 when intake numbers peaked. → Read More

City turns to data to take emotion out of street projects

The Hersey D. Wilson road construction project has been problematic for MLK residents. → Read More

Jury acquits former SPD detective

James Greene, a former Shreveport police officer, was found not guilty of abuse of office Wednesday, according to court documents. → Read More

Shreveport mayor in Baton Rouge for President Obama's visit

Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler is in Baton Rouge today for President Barack Obama's visit, Africa Price, the city's spokeswoman, has confirmed. → Read More

Push to make progress on I-69 underway with I-49 North out of the way

Efforts to get funding and support for the planned Interstate 69 route through northwest Louisiana picked up in recent months following the opening of Interstate 49 North to motorists. → Read More

Commission Inauguration

It's inauguration day in Louisiana. Locally, commissioners-elect will be sworn-in. → Read More

Setting up house: James Stewart on the move

If you ask Caddo District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr., Shreveport police officers were justified in shooting 38-year-old Lawrence Green in October. → Read More

Staff changes continue at Caddo District Attorney Office

Those additions include Jason Waltman as an assistant district attorney, who is returning to the office after working in private practice. → Read More

Take our poll: What qualification should Caddo's next animal services director have?

Parish has yet to advertise for animal services director → Read More

Grover Cannon facing additional charge

The accused killer of Shreveport police office Thomas LaValley appeared in court Wednesday. → Read More

Yes, Whole Foods is still coming

Construction of Shreveport's first Whole Foods continues → Read More

Luxury getaways leaving Louisiana

If being bundled up in sweaters and scarves isn't appealing to you during the winter, grab your passport and go somewhere warm. → Read More

Commission could allocate funds for storm victims

The Caddo Commission could allocate $750,000 to assist victims of recent flooding and of a tornado that ripped through the Blanchard area Dec. 27. → Read More

Date set for swearing-in of new commissioners

The new Caddo Commission will be sworn-in at noon on Monday, Jan. 11, in government chambers at Government Plaza. Several familiar faces will return to the commission with several new commissioners joining them. The commissioners are: District 1: Doug Dominick (returning) District 2: Lyndon B. Johnson (returning) District 3: Steven Jackson (new) District 4: Matthew Linn (returning) District 5:… → Read More

Transportation study up for review

NLCOG and SporTran have released their public transportation study. → Read More

Shreveport businessman challenges state interpretation of campaign finance law

A Shreveport businessman is challenging the Louisiana Board of Ethics' interpretation of a state law limiting the time period donors can contribute to political candidates for general elections. → Read More

Take our survey: What's Shreveport/Bossier City's worst street?

During a recent Shreveport City Council infrastructure committee meeting, city councilmen discussed how to fund an estimated $16.9 million in improvements to a large segment of Linwood Avenue badly in need of repairs. → Read More

James Stewart takes oath of office today

James E. Stewart Sr. was sworn in as Caddo district attorney today after the Louisiana Secretary of State gave him permission to take his oath of office today. → Read More

Hotels being educated on human trafficking

Local hotels have been receiving training on what to do if human trafficking takes places on their premises. → Read More