DOTD asks Shreveport to open dam's gates

Saturday, 19 April 2014 21:01
Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle Plus 3 hours 8 minutes ago by AP SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development wants Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway drawdown gates, but the city is refusing. The Times of Shreveport reports that DOTD wants the gates opened to ensure that people living along the waterway aren't flooded if a substantial storm occurs.
Celebration of Caring, honoring Maggie Lee Henson
Saturday, 19 April 2014 16:30
CADDO-BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - Saturday, the Shreveport - Bossier community is honoring a little girl by doing what she would have wanted: helping others. In July of 2009 an Ark-La-Tex girl lost her life in a bus accident. 12-year old Maggie Lee Henson was among a group of people from First Baptist Church in Shreveport headed for camp. Even on the day she died, Maggie along with 22 other children from First Baptist Church…
Shreveport hopes to save bungalow
Saturday, 19 April 2014 12:00
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) Sprague Street once was home to a half dozen late Victorian bungalows. But now only one remains. While preservation efforts have been delayed, Shreveport officials say they are committed to restoring the home. City Councilman Jeff Everson tells The Times (http://bit.ly/1j15BOi ) that the city plans to rehabilitate the 1890s cottage near Oakland Cemetery and move it to city-owned property on Elvis Presley Boulevard.
Shreveport's Bluebirds soaring into 27th year
Saturday, 19 April 2014 01:01
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Well into their third decade, Shreveport’s Bluebirds continue to soar into new areas of music. The latest incarnation for this storied group, born from the ashes of A Train in 1986, is tres Bluebirds, which has been, in recent years, a fixture at area casino nightclubs, special events and festivals. For several years until about a year ago the band was six or seven players strong and went by the name…
Wake of Shreveport man shot last week ends with gun pulled, arrest
Friday, 18 April 2014 21:32
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A dust-up at the wake of a man recently slain in Shreveport ended with an arrest Friday evening after one man allegedly pulled out a gun. Shreveport police were called about 7 p.m. to the Bryant Temple Church of Christ in the 6800 block of West Canal Street in the city's Sunset Acres neighborhood. That was where a wake was taking place for Tyrone Youngblood, 30 who was killed last week…
Community garden getting ready for planting
Friday, 18 April 2014 18:30
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport community garden wants you to come out and help get things ready for planting. Work began Friday with prepping the flower beds at the Dittle's Fairfield Community Garden. Organizers want folks from across the city to help create the garden, which is located in the city's Highland Neighborhood at the corner of Southern Avenue and Olive Street.
Nonprofit helping homeless soon to have its own new house
Thursday, 17 April 2014 20:15
1812 Fairfield Avenue Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 222-1212 FCC Public File This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (318) 222-1212 EEO Public Report Closed Captioning
Police seek ID of man cashing counterfeit AEP SWEPCO checks
Thursday, 17 April 2014 02:15
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Investigators with the Shreveport/Caddo Parish Financial Crimes are hoping to identify a man who cashed counterfeit AEP SWEPCO checks at 3 different Thrifty Liquor stores earlier this year. According to Caddo Crimestoppers spokesperson Sgt. Jim Taliaferro, the checks all cashed on January 14 between 5:20 and 6:15 p.m. The checks totaled $1,387.54. The locations of the liquor stores were not provided by police.
Father of Valley View murder suspect arrested
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 20:35
1812 Fairfield Avenue Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 222-1212 FCC Public File This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (318) 222-1212 EEO Public Report Closed Captioning
Shreveport teenager shaken up after being harassed by stranger, invited into car for sex
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 19:30
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport mom is shaken after her 15-year-old teenager son's regular walk home from the library took a turn after a stranger allegedly tries to lure him into his car. That teen doesn't want to be identified for fear of his safety, but explained that when he noticed a gray 4-door car following him, he knew something was wrong.
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