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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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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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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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Interstate 220 west back open following crash

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A crash in west Shreveport shut down Interstate 220 west just before the Cross Lake Bridge. Officials say an 18-wheeler rolled over, leaving the driver trapped inside. Multiple fire crews were able to free the driver from the vehicle. They were airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
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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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Governor John Bel Edwards on Roe v. Wade

When running for his first term before becoming Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards was very firm on his stance that he is pro-life. The Governor, this week, signed a bill by Louisiana legislator Katrina Jackson that strengthens Louisiana's so-called Trigger law. The Trigger law means that all three of Louisiana's abortion clinics have to shut down.
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Will Shreveport Abortion Clinic Have to Close?

Now that the United States Supreme Court has handed down its ruling overturning the Roe V Wade decision on abortion, what will happen in Louisiana?. State lawmakers passed a so-called "trigger law" which would effectively ban all abortions in Louisiana if the high court overturned the Roe decision. According to...
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Truck driver injured in I-220 crash

SHREVEPORT, La. - A truck driver was seriously injured Friday afternoon when the 18-wheeler he was driving flipped over on Interstate 220 at Lakeshore Drive. Shreveport firefighters had to extricate the driver from the truck's cab. He was flown from the scene by Life Air to Ochsner LSU Health. Police...
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Reaction to Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision

SHREVEPORT, La. - Reaction is coming in to Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., released the following statement:. “Despite attempts to intimidate the justices, they did their work. Roe v. Wade has misrepresented the Constitution since the ruling was rendered, and today’s decision to return the issue of abortion to the American people and the states corrects a legal and moral error. Louisianians have worked for a long time to have this freedom that is rightly and constitutionally theirs. I am very pleased with today’s decision.”
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Louisiana Coroner: Inmate, 72, dies after reported beating

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A 72-year-old man who reportedly was beaten in a Louisiana city jail has died weeks later at a hospital, the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office said in a news release Thursday. Bobbie Young was brought to the hospital June 3 with head injuries and died...
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LSP issues Silver Alert for woman with dementia

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Louisiana State Police have issued a statewide Silver Alert issued for an elderly woman who walked away from a hospital in Shreveport. According to state police, 67-year-old Sherry Wyant was last seen leaving Shriner’s Hospital on Woodrow and Dowdell Street around 5 p.m. Wyant is believed to either be on foot or to have possibly taken a bus back to Oklahoma.
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