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Iberville Parish School officials revealed Monday evening missing files and documents will force the parish to repay nearly $650,000 in grant money used in 2010. School officials told board members the exact figure, $646,236, has been requested by the grant organization USAC for the funds because of violations of the rules. Board members were also told the parish could face penalties if the full amount is not returned.

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Shreveport police are asking for help from the public in locating a teenage girl who has apparently run away.

On April 8, 2014, Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to the 3900 block of Sumner Street relative to a runaway teenager. Upon arrival, officers contacted the child's mother who told them her 15-year-old daughter, I'esha Jones, ran away from home and has not been seen or heard from since.

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Investigators said a 6-year-old boy was found less than an hour after being reported missing and a neighbor is now facing a kidnapping charge.

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office reported David Ledet, 59, of Abita Springs, was booked into the parish prison on a charge of simple kidnapping. Deputies said more charges may be added as the investigation continues.

According to reports, the child was reported missing shortly before 6 p.m.

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Sheriff's deputies say they have located a woman who hadn't been seen since she left a Shreveport hospital in February.

Linda Potts was last seen by her family on Feb. 10. The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office put out the call for information on her whereabouts on Tuesday afternoon.

Just before 11 p.m., the sheriff's office confirmed that Potts had been found at a local rescue mission.

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Eunice Police are looking for an elderly man who has been missing since March 27.

Family members say 66-year-old L.J. Walker suffers from Alzheimer's disease. He was last seen near Highway 13.

Anyone with information is asked to call Eunice Police at (337) 457-2626.

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Shreveport police are asking for help in locating a missing woman who was last seen on March 16, 2014.

The woman is identified as 53-year-old Hazel Jackson, of the 3800 block of Lakeland Street in Shreveport's Queensboro neighborhood.

Authorities say Jackson suffers from a medical condition that requires constant medication and that they are concerned for her welfare.

Jackson is described as black, about 5 feet, five inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds.

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The family's search for a missing 12-year-old Shreveport girl has ended with a sigh of relief. Kaaryn Young was found safe and sound Sunday afternoon after family and friends began passing out flyers of the girl's picture.

Family and friends organized a search of their neighborhood and circulated Kaaryn's picture, in hopes of getting information on her whereabouts.

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Shreveport police are asking for help in finding a missing girl, who hasn't been seen or heard from since Saturday evening.

Police say 12-year-old Kaaryn Young was last seen leaving a friend's house in the 2900 block of West College Street. The girl was said to have left the home at around 5:30 p.m. and hasn't been seen or spoken with since that time.

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Police seeking missing Shreveport teen
Friday, 21 March 2014 19:00

Shreveport police are seeking the public's help finding a teen last seen a week and a half ago.

I'Esha Jones 16, has not been seen or heard from since the morning of Tuesday, March 11, when she reportedly left her high school campus at the 3200 block of Greenwood Road in Shreveport.

Jones is described as a five foot three inches tall, 220 pound black female with medium length, brown hair.

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