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Local restaurant getting worldwide recognition

SHREVEPORT, La.--A Shreveport Staple made its world debut on the food network on Thursday. Eddie's restaurant is known for their stuffed shrimp and now the whole world knows why. Mavice Hughes-Thigpen spends a lot of time trying to preserve her father's legacy through the restaurant and his signature recipes. Recently,...
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Marshal Charlie Caldwell's procession arriving today in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, La. -- The police escort of the body of Shreveport City Marshal Charlie Caldwell Sr. is expected to arrive at Interstate 49 and state Highway 175 in DeSoto Parish around 5 p.m. From there, the procession is scheduled to arrive around 5:45 p.m. in Shreveport, heading to Heavenly Gates...
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Jumper from the Texas St. Bridge found dead in Red River

BOSSIER CITY, La. - Bossier City police say the body of a woman has been recovered from the Red River Friday morning. Witnesses reported seeing the woman jump from the Texas Street bridge. The Bossier City Fire Department put a boat in the water and found the woman's body a...
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Protestors gathered in Downtown Shreveport to speak out against SCOTUS abortion decision

On Friday,  Shreveport residents rallied at the Caddo Parish Court House in a peaceful protest against the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade from the Supreme Court earlier today. The ruling instantly shifted the decision of reproductive rights to the states after almost five decades of protection. Louisiana's "trigger law" made abortion illegal immediately after today's...
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Missing woman with dementia found; Silver Alert canceled

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Police say an elderly woman with dementia who walked away from a Shreveport hospital Friday has been found. Louisiana State Police issued a statewide Silver Alert late Friday for 67-year-old Sherry Wyant, who was last seen leaving Shriner’s Hospital on Woodrow and Dowdell Street around 5 p.m.
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Good News: Cooler Weather is On the Way for Shreveport

Cross your fingers, because it looks like our collective weather-prayers are about to be answered!. According to the latest forecast from the Weather Channel, the Shreveport - Bossier City area is about to leave those sweltering, triple-digit temperatures behind - at least for a little while. The weekend is still projected to be in the 100° - 105° range, but all of that looks to be changing for the better on Monday.
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Shreveport Police Need Your Help to Find This Missing Woman Fast

The Shreveport Police Department needs your help. Officials with the SPD are asking the public to keep their eyes peeled in hopes of locating a woman who walked away from a Shreveport hospital. According to the report from KFOR, 67-year-old Sherry Wyant (pictured above) was last seen exiting the Shriner’s...
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SPD: Missing 67-year-old woman found safe

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Shreveport Police Department reported on Saturday (June 25) morning that a missing woman was found. Sherry Wyant, 67, was last seen leaving Shriner’s Hospital at Woodrow and Dowdell Streets. Police added that she was found safe.
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James Burton calls Elvis biopic “Fantastic”

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The highly anticipated Elvis Presley biopic hit theaters on Friday. Iconic guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer James Burton, who was by The King’s side for nearly a decade, shared the emotions he felt seeing his memories depicted on the big screen.
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Shreveport community reacts to overturning of Roe v. Wade

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma all have laws in place to ban most abortions. Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, KSLA spoke with people on both sides of the issue to see what they had to say. “We’re also not surrendering....
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I-220E partially reopened after big rig rollover traps driver

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – One lane remains closed but traffic is flowing again on Interstate 220 westbound in Shreveport, where a big rig hauling lumber rolled over early Friday afternoon, trapping the driver. It happened just before 1 p.m. on I220 E at Lakeshore Drive The road had to...
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