CRIME & SAFETY
One person hurt when vehicle hits tree
NEAR MIRA, La. (KSLA) — One person was rushed to the hospital after a vehicle hit a tree. The one-vehicle accident happened at 3:32 p.m. Sunday (May 28) in the 16900 block of Atlanta Mira Road. That’s immediately northwest of the Mira community in northern Caddo Parish. The...
Shreveport man wanted for allegedly molesting a juvenile
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Police are searching for a suspect in a molestation case in Shreveport. According to a media release, Shreveport Police Special Victims Unit began an investigation into a complaint of a juvenile being sexually assaulted by an adult male on April 17. Police say a forensic...
Shreveport firefighters battle house fire in Cedar Grove
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreveport Fire Department responded to a house fire Saturday night. According to Shreveport Fire Department, around 9:57 pm, firefighters responded to the 400 block of East 74th Street due to reports of a house fire. The first unit arrived on the scene within 4 minutes...
16 Cold Cases in Caddo Parish That Still Need to Be Solved
Today, we're going to look into 16 cold cases in Caddo Parish, some dating back to the early 90's. A cold case simply means a dead end has essentially been met within a criminal investigation, and for that reason, the investigation has been completely halted until new information comes to the forefront. Cold cases are very scary because that means someone is responsible for a chilling criminal act, and there's a chance they are still out there, plotting their next heinous move.
1 dead, 1 injured in separate Shreveport shootings; victim identified
SHREVEPORT, La. - The Caddo Parish Coroner's officer has released the name of the man killed Wednesday night in Shreveport's MLK neighborhood. He's been identified as Eddie Lee Rogers, 72. Shortly after 9 p.m., Rogers was found dead on a driveway in the 1800 block of David Raines Road. Police...
Man on walk randomly stabbed
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - For unknown reasons, a man was stabbed when he was on a walk through the Cedar Grove neighborhood. On May 27, early in the morning, the Shreveport Police Department(SPD) received a call from the Shreveport Fire Department (SFD) referring to a victim on the way to a local hospital with a stab wound.
Resident escapes house fire unhurt
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A resident escaped a burning house unhurt, authorities say. The fire in the 7100 block of Louise Street was reported at 1:55 p.m. Sunday (May 28), Caddo 911 dispatch records show. The first fire unit arrived on the scene between Dollarway Drive and Lilac Lane...
Family & supporters protest, demand justice in death of Joseph Taylor
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Family and supporters gathered to protest the officer-involved shooting that led to the death of Joesph Taylor on Saturday, May 27. Protestors marched around the Caddo Courthouse. Taylor was fatally shot by an SPD officer in April during a traffic stop. Officials say Taylor was armed...
La. man convicted of fatally stabbing ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend in the heart as he slept
SHREVEPORT, La. (TCD) -- A jury reached a verdict in a matter of minutes and found a 37-year-old man guilty of killing his "romantic rival" by stabbing him in the chest while he slept. In a statement, the Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office announced Cortney Taylor was convicted Tuesday, May...
SPD searching for domestic abuse suspect after video circulated on social media
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — The Shreveport Police Department is searching for a domestic abuse suspect. According to a press release, officers were called to the 500 block of Market Street in reference to a domestic incident that was captured on video and circulated on social media. Police said the that the victim had visible injuries.
SPD says suspect shoots self after foot chase with officers
SHREVEPORT, La. -- Shreveport police late Thursday were investigating a foot chase that ended with the suspect shooting himself. Police patrols were looking for an aggravated assault suspect in the area of Jordan Street and Louisiana Avenue around 6 p.m. Police say the suspect had waved a weapon at some people a short time before.
Suspect Arrested in Bossier After Man Is Found Dead
Bossier City police rushed to a local shopping complex early Thursday morning after workers arriving to their jobs spotted a man dead in the parking lot. Bossier City officials issued a statement about the case:. Thursday morning, May 25 the Bossier City Police began an investigation after the body of...
Shreveport police: Man who allegedly shot neighbor while walking son to bus stop arrested
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Shreveport police arrested a man in connection to a shooting on Lindholme Avenue on March 6. According to a media release, 46-year-old Boris Williams surrendered himself to SPD on May 23 in connection to a shooting in the 2600 block of Lindholme Avenue that critically injured one.
72 Year-Old Shreveport Murder Victim Named by Coroner
A man shot and mortally wounded on David Raines Road in north Shreveport late Wednesday, May 24, 2023, has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner's office. Eddie Lee Rogers, 72, was found suffering a gunshot wound outside his residence in the 1800 block of David Raines just after 9:10 p.m. He was transported to Ochsner LSU Health hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 9:19 p.m.
KSLA INVESTIGATES: Body & dashcam video show police did not beat man on bicycle who filed lawsuit against department
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Many people have recently seen social media posts claiming a man riding a bicycle was beaten by Shreveport Police Department officers. After the alleged incident, the man filed a lawsuit again the police department. KSLA has now obtained the body and dashcam video to show what happened with James Edwards and police the night of May 1.
Shreveport police searching for missing teens
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — The Shreveport Police Department is searching for two missing teenagers. According to a media release, two Shreveport teens are missing. Police say 17-year-old Sema’J Mitchell was last seen in the 400 block of Choctaw Trail in Shreveport on May 21. He is 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighs 155 pounds.
Caddo Parish Violent Offenders For Last Week of May
The following mugshots are those who were arrested on violent or sexual charges through the dates of 5/20-5/26/23. All those pictured are considered innocent until proven guilty. Below is the law on booking photos as it currently stands in Louisiana. Art. 234. Booking photographs. (1) "Booking photograph" means a photograph...
Shreveport Woman Arrested for Pulling Gun on Someone
On May 23rd, 2023, at 11:55 a.m., Shreveport Police officers responded to a domestic trouble call in the 500 block of Lynbrook Boulevard. On arrival, the responding officers learned that two females were involved in an altercation. Further investigation revealed that a female identified as Arlisha Owens (2-23-84) reportedly threatened...
Groves man allegedly steals car from Shreveport, arrested in Texas 140 miles away
A 39-year-old Groves man who allegedly stole a car in Shreveport, Louisiana, led Texas deputies on a short chase for about four miles before being arrested at gunpoint this week, authorities said. Heath Justin Harp was still in the Hopkins County Jail Friday morning on a charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle with bond […] The post Groves man allegedly steals car from Shreveport, arrested in Texas 140 miles away appeared first on Port Arthur News.
Man shot dead on David Raines Road identified
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police responded to a shooting just after 9:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24. The incident occurred in the 1800 block of David Raines Road. Officials say a man was found dead in a driveway by his friend. He suffered from two gunshot wounds to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local area hospital by the Shreveport Fire Department where he was pronounced deceased.
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