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Shreveport Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Charge

Shreveport Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Charge

A Shreveport man facing close to a century behind bars if he had been convicted as charged by a jury of his peers, pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court to molestation charges Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Robert Lee Minniear, 84, entered his plea before District Judge...

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Coroner Names Victim in Parish Accident

Coroner Names Victim in Parish Accident

The Caddo Parish Coroner's office has named a man killed in a collision between a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The accident, at the intersection of Buncombe and Simpson roads, claimed the life of John Stewart, 69, of...

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Attempted Murder Trial Begins in Caddo District Court

Attempted Murder Trial Begins in Caddo District Court

A Shreveport man accused of stabbing another man in the head in Cedar Grove in late 2015 goes on trial in Caddo District Court Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Christopher Lamar Johnson, 46, is charged with attempted second-degree murder for the October 29, 2015, attack...

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Bossier City Man Pleads Guilty to Felony DWI

Bossier City Man Pleads Guilty to Felony DWI

Just before he was to go on trial, a Bossier City man accused of being inebriated behind the wheel of a car for the fourth time pleaded guilty Tuesday, February 6, 2018, in Caddo District Court. Had he been convicted as charged by a jury of his peers in District Judge...

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Javonte Sanders Found Guilty in Caddo Court Bench Trial

Javonte Sanders Found Guilty in Caddo Court Bench Trial

A man accused of second-degree murder in 2010 was found guilty as charged Wednesday, January 31, 2018, by a Caddo Parish District judge. Javonte D. Sanders, 26, of Shreveport, went before District Judge Brady D. O'Callaghan in the bench trial that began Monday,...

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In the News

Caddo to Crack Down on Vehicles with Illegal Window Tint

Caddo to Crack Down on Vehicles with Illegal Window Tint

Soon Caddo Parish drivers could get a ticket if their windows are too dark. This comes after the Sheriff's Office announced it will be on the lookout for windows darker than the legal limit. "When you pull up next to someone and they're hiding, you don't know what...

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WNBA Star Hosts Swim Safety Event in Shreveport

WNBA Star Hosts Swim Safety Event in Shreveport

Shreveport, La. - WNBA Champion and Shreveport, Louisiana native Alana Beard hosted her second annual swim safety event at the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana on July 21-22. Beard will participate in the two-day swim education program with local children. Beard said "I...

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Gov. Edwards Announces Board of Regents Appointment

Gov. Edwards Announces Board of Regents Appointment

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced an appointment to the Louisiana Board of Regents. Wilbert Pryor will fill the remainder of William C. “Bubba” Rasberry’s term. Rasberry resigned from his seat representing the 4th Congressional District; his term concludes on...

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