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Recent articles by Christa:

Louisiana man killed in rollover crash

A 19-year-old from Converse, La., died early Monday morning when a crash ejected him from the vehicle. → Read More

Shreveport carjacking suspect leads officers on dangerous multi-parish chase

Law enforcement officers in two parishes were led on a dangerous high-speed chase Wednesday after attempting to stop a stolen vehicle. → Read More

Burn ban in effect for McCurtain County

Officials in McCurtain County issued a burn ban Monday, effective immediately. → Read More

Procession announced for Natchitoches police officer

A procession will take place Friday after the funeral of Natchitoches police officer Brian Olliff. → Read More

Natchitoches Police mourn officer, died due to heat

An officer with the Natchitoches Police Department passed away unexpectedly Saturday due to what is believed to be a heat-related illness. → Read More

Silver alert issued for missing Natchitoches Parish man

The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office issued a silver alert Sunday evening for a man missing from Provencal. → Read More

Storm damage clean-up begins across the ArkLaTex

Thousands of homes across the ArkLaTex lost power when severe thunderstorms rolled through late Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines in its path. → Read More

NPSO: Archeologist dies in Kisatchie National Forest

The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Monday that an archaeological worker for Shreveport Cultural Resource Analysts died from possible heat stroke. → Read More

171 arrested in multi-parish crime sweep

A joint crime enforcement operation between Grant, Natchitoches, and Rapides Parishes over the last two weekends resulted in the arrest of 171 people, hundreds of charges, and the seizure of a large number of narcotics and illegal weapons. → Read More

Natchitoches man shot during home invasion

A Natchitoches man was arrested and charged with breaking into a local residence and attacking a woman Monday morning. → Read More

Gov. Edwards expected to sign bill restricting release of mugshots soon

Law enforcement agencies in the ArkLaTex are preparing to change how they release suspect information once Gov. Edwards signs House Bill 729. Passed by the Louisiana Legislature Wednesday, the bill will restrict the release of mugshots and photographs of arrested individuals except in certain circumstances. → Read More

Shreveport City Marshal missing after boating accident

Shreveport City Marshal Charlie Caldwell, Jr. went missing Thursday after a boating accident while on vacation in Florida. → Read More

High speed crash into trees kills Louisiana man

State troopers are investigating what they believe to be a high speed crash that took the life of a Haughton man early Thursday morning. → Read More

SWEPCO warns customers about predatory sales scheme

SWEPCO warned residential customers Wednesday that door-to-door sales representatives are using their technology to take advantage of clients. → Read More

Shreveport teen serving life escapes custody again

A juvenile serving a life sentence for multiple felonies escaped from custody for the third time. He went missing from a facility in Avoyelles Parish Monday. → Read More

Alexandria police searching for missing teenager, baby

Alexandria police are asking for help locating a teenager that went missing on Monday. → Read More

Fields of sunflowers shine in annual Caddo festival

CADDO PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The 23rd Annual Sunflower Trail and Festival is right around the corner, with vendors offering food and fun while guests enjoy miles of sunflower fields. → Read More

Man sentenced to 190 years for Shreveport crime spree

A Farmerville man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 200 years in prison for a crime spree committed in Shreveport in August 2020. → Read More

East Texas man charged with driving into swimming pool

The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a strange case after a person drove a truck into an in-ground swimming pool behind a home → Read More

Puppies dumped outside of shelter, 2 die from heat

The Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana was shocked to find four puppies abandoned in the heat near their building Thursday morning. → Read More