Mandy Hoskison, The Shreveport Times

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The Shreveport Times

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Past articles by Mandy:

New Swan Lake Road bridge opens in Bossier

Motorists will no longer have to take the long way around to drive from Airline Drive to I-220. → Read More

7 Caddo Parish schools closed Thursday

Schools are closed due to issues from Wednesday's storms. → Read More

Shreveport man convicted of meth possession

A Shreveport man arrested in Broadmoor in February 2018 with methamphetamine was convicted of possession. → Read More

Two killed in bus crash carrying students in Tyler

Police say two men have died after their pickup truck collided in East Texas with a charter bus carrying students returning from Florida. → Read More

Bossier secures $20.5M for city upgrades

Work could begin on prioritized projects as soon as June. → Read More

Four wanted on warrants by Shreveport police

The Shreveport Police Department’s Warrant Unit is asking the public’s help to get these wanted subjects off the streets and behind bars. → Read More

Shreveport man arrested on molestation charges

Shreveport Police have a man in custody accused of engaging in inappropriate sexual acts with juveniles. → Read More

Remains of 62-year-old found in burned home

The Caddo Parish Coroner's office has named a man whose remains were found inside a burned residential structure Thursday. → Read More

Illegal alien in Benton pleads guilty to re-entering U.S.

Illegal alien and convicted felon Shandy Salgado-Almendaris, 39, of Mexico, pleaded guilty Wednesday. → Read More

Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest in armed robbery

Businesses video surveillance footage and photos of the suspect were released to the public and within 24 hours, Shreveport Caddo Crime Stoppers received an anonymous tip. → Read More

Benton man guilty on meth, firearms charges

Eric Charles Means pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of firearms. → Read More

Shreveport woman arrested for defrauding four banks

A Shreveport woman has been arrested for defrauding four different banks out of $17,470. → Read More

Two sentenced for trafficking fentanyl in Louisiana

Two Texas men were sentenced to 63 months in prison Tuesday for trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana → Read More

Texas sheriff: 2 malnourished children found in dog cage

Deputies on Tuesday discovered two malnourished children crammed into a locked dog cage and two more smeared with feces and urine in a barn in North Texas. → Read More

Alleged home invasion turns deadly in Bossier

Bossier City police officers and firefighters responded to a report of a shooting that occurred at a residence in the 3000 block of June Lane Sunday at 5:25 a.m. → Read More

Popular Line Avenue deli closes temporarily after fire

Jason’s Deli, 5808 Line Ave. in Uptown Shopping Center in Shreveport, is temporarily closed for repairs and cleanup. → Read More

Fugitive arrested after high-speed chase with Caddo deputies

James Allen Shultz, 33, of Fouke, Arkansas, was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center after allegedly stealing a car and leading patrol deputies on a high-speed chase in Oil City. → Read More

Shreveport teen sentenced to juvenile life for armed robbery

Jeremiah Jamar Foster had been charged with armed robbery at a Family Dollar store. → Read More

6-year-old shot in the head by flare gun

Detectives found that a 14-year-old male had left the flare gun within reach of two children. → Read More

Commercial building damaged in abandoned house fire

It took the effort of 10 units — 26 firefighters — to bring the situation under control in 18 minutes. → Read More