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Ascension Parish officials to tour major drainage project sites

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Wednesday East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 board members will tour and get updates of two major drainage project sites on Friday, March 22.

Acadiana police cadets set to graduate

On Friday March 22,the 141st class of the Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy will graduate after 11 weeks of intensive law enforcement and physical endurance training.

Two die in Patterson house fire

Two people were killed in an overnight house fire. It happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Martin Luther King Drive in Patterson.

Man arrested for kidnapping woman from Casino

Authorities have arrested a Shreveport man accused of kidnapping a woman from a Shreveport Casino on March 20.

MISSING: 14-year-old from Shreveport never returned home

The Shreveport Police Department needs your help to find a missing juvenile who has not been seen or heard from for the past three days.

LED bulbs recalled due to fire hazard

A potential fire hazard has prompted the recall of more than half a million LED light bulbs.

Roof repair con man arrested for scamming elderly victims

A Baker man was arrested last night for scamming at least three elderly people for phony roof repairs.

Big black bears in the backyard

People living in Patterson say there is a big bear problem in their city. They're frustrated Louisiana black bears keep coming in to their yards and littering their lawns.

Latest generation of Red Cross response vehicles being undergoes final testing

The latest generation of Red Cross response vehicles has arrived. The newest in emergency response took five years to secure. Although it’s not in service yet, it’s being tested right here in south Louisiana.