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Sheriff details East Texas kidnapping, manhunt

HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – The Harrison County Sheriff held a news conference Wednesday to detail the alleged aggravated kidnapping of a Hallsville woman at gunpoint by a man who had previously been deported for entering the country illegally and the five-hour manhunt that led to his capture. Sheriff...
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Shreveport lounge mired by shootings and violations to remain shuttered through September

Ant's Urban Lounge will remain closed until at least mid-September, Shreveport's City Council voted Monday, citing a number of ordinance violations against the nightclub and community complaints about violence and other crime. In April, Police Cheif Wayne Smith and Mayor Adrian Perkins signed off on revoking the club's liquor license for six months after a...
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Harrison County sheriff, manhunt witness detail kidnapping suspect’s arrest

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Harrison County authorities have released the identity of a man accused of attempting to kidnap a Hallsville woman. At a Tuesday morning press conference, Harrison County Sheriff Brandon Fletcher announced that a Raul Torres, 27, had been arrested after an extended manhunt in the Hallsville area. Torres is accused of approaching a woman on her residential property in Hallsville, pointing a shotgun at her and then attempting to force her inside a barn. However, Fletcher said the woman was able to escape capture before running inside her house to call 911. Harrison County deputies and Hallsville police officers responded to the call.
HARRISON COUNTY, TX
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Summer Fun in the SBC

Oh summertime, long days, short nights, warm weather, pool time, ice cream, road trips, and sunny days. One sunny, sunflower day particularly comes to mind. This June, take a short road trip just north of Shreveport to see the Sunflower Trail and Festival. Head north on the Old Dixie-Shreveport Road until you reach a little town called Gilliam, Louisiana. You will be amazed to see thousands and thousands of sunflowers in bloom, turning the landscape into something out of an unforgettable dream. The 23rd Annual Sunflower Festival will be held on June 18th from 9 am to 3 pm.
SHREVEPORT, LA
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Press Play on a Getaway with Local Flavor

Summertime is road trip time—and road trips mean treating yourself to the local flavors and specialties you just can’t get at home. That’s why you’ll want to hit the road for Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana. You’ll have no trouble finding what to do in Shreveport when you arrive—the place is famous for its endless outdoor activities and fun riverfront casinos. But let’s be honest: The best part of any road trip is the dining! Fortunately, Shreveport-Bossier has an eclectic dining scene you’ll love exploring. Here are just four stops you’re going to want to make:
SHREVEPORT, LA
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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,...
SHREVEPORT, LA
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Shreveport restaurant’s new look featured on Food Network

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The transformation of a local restaurant gets national attention on the Food Network. A watch party was held Thursday evening at Eddie’s Restaurant on Hollywood Avenue in Shreveport. Family and friends taking in their ‘Restaurant Impossible” episode which aired for the first time.
SHREVEPORT, LA

Want Trejo’s on Mansfield Before They Close? Go Now

There Have Been Multiple Rumors That Chick-fil-A is Bringing a Location to South Shreveport. I first saw a Facebook post claiming that we would soon be seeing construction start for a new Chick-fil-A location. However, there weren't many facts to back up the rumors. Keel News spoke with the Metropolitan Planning Commission Executive Director Alan Clarke, in February 2022 and he confirmed that there is a Chick-fil-A in the works on Mansfield Road in Shreveport.
SHREVEPORT, LA
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