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Past articles by Christa:

Woman dies one week after violent attack, officials say

Shreveport police say the woman was severely beaten and unresponsive after the violent attack. → Read More

Woman Charged with starting multiple fires

The State Fire Marshal's Office arrested a Natchitoches woman suspected of starting at least three structure fires, including one with someone asleep inside. → Read More

McCurtain Co. woman killed in arson-homicide

Two people are charged with arson and murder after a fatal fire in McCurtain County this week. → Read More

Property owner burns down Oklahoma home when residents wouldn’t leave

When law enforcement and firefighters arrived, the home was already fully engulfed in flames. They found the remains of a woman and two dogs inside the burned structure. → Read More

Storm damage and outages across Northwest Louisiana, East Texas and Southwest Arkansas

A tornado watch has been issued for much of East Texas, Southeast Oklahoma, Southwest Arkansas, and Northwest Louisiana Thursday night into Friday morning. → Read More

Barksdale Air Force Base community work to preserve, celebrate black history

Officials and community members are working to uncover the history of black service members at Barksdale Air Force Base and better support black members of the community. → Read More

Funeral planned for Texas teen shot near Shreveport Mardi Gras parade route

Funeral arrangements were announced Monday afternoon for an East Texas teenager fatally shot in Shreveport Saturday. → Read More

Mayor’s office releases statement on Shreveport Mardi Gras parade shootings

On Monday afternoon Mayor Arceneaux’s office released a statement on the two shootings during the Krewe of Gemini parade on Saturday. → Read More

Elysian Fields ISD ‘heartbroken’ by shooting death of student near Shreveport Mardi Gras parade

On Sunday afternoon the Elysian Fields ISD released a statement, mourning the loss of one of their students in a shooting in Shreveport on Saturday. → Read More

Teen fatally shot near Krewe of Gemini parade route

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office released the identity of a teen fatally shot near the Krewe of Gemini parade route on Saturday. → Read More

Man allegedly tries to strangle officer during Shreveport traffic stop

Shreveport booking records show a man was arrested in Grand Cane late Saturday after trying to strangle an officer during a traffic stop. → Read More

Major flooding to hit East Texas, Southwest Arkansas

After the recent heavy rains, East Texas and Southwest Arkansas may see lakes and rivers rise another foot, pushing them into moderate or major flood stages. → Read More

Louisiana police: Child wounded in shooting, man arrested

Police arrested a man they suspect was involved in a shooting over the weekend that injured a six-year-old. → Read More

Inmates escape from Columbia County Jail

Officials released an alert Monday morning that four inmates escaped from the Columbia County Detention Facility. → Read More

Shreveport murder suspect missing, Crime Stoppers offering reward

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Shreveport man is still at large more than three months after his death, and police are asking for the public’s help. → Read More

2 LaDOTD workers injured, 1 killed in De Soto Parish crash

A multi-vehicle accident on U.S.171 claimed the life of a LaDOTD worker and injured two others. → Read More

Louisiana Department of Agriculture: inflation, lingering avian flu continues to keep egg prices high

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Strain says egg prices rose sharply over the holidays as demand increased. Since then, it has lowered slightly, but not by much. → Read More

Locations to fill your crawfish craving in Shreveport-Bossier

Mudbugs may be more expensive this year, but that won’t stop die-hard fans from enjoying a good crawfish boil. → Read More

SPD: 2 toddlers shot, 1 dead in accidental discharge

Two people were shot late Friday afternoon on Morningside Dr. in Shreveport’s Werner Park neighborhood. → Read More

TTPD: Suspects steal thousands from elderly woman

Police are looking for two suspects who they say stole thousands of dollars from an elderly woman while shopping earlier this month. → Read More