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Dallas Man Pleads Guilty in Caddo District Court

A Dallas, Texas man averted trial in Caddo District Court Monday, July 24, 2017, pleading guilty to simple burglary just before proceedings were to start. Markeith Antwan Hollywood, 30, normally would face up to 12 years in prison and a fine of up to $2,000 when he...

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Grand Jury Returns Two True Bills

Two Shreveporters accused of taking the lives of others will face trial after true bills were returned Tuesday, July 18, 2017, by the Caddo Parish Grand Jury. Raymond George Johnson, 51, is accused of second-degree murder for the April 29, 2017 slaying of Yolanda...

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Sex Felon Sentenced in Caddo Court

Sex Felon Sentenced in Caddo Court

A Bossier City man convicted in early May of molestation of a juvenile under the age of 13 was sentenced Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Caddo District Court. James Hardy Pitman, 41, found guilty in a bench trial before District Judge Brady D. O’Callaghan, was...

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Shreveport Man Guilty of Sex Offense

Shreveport Man Guilty of Sex Offense

A Caddo Parish jury late Wednesday, July 12, 2017, determined a Shreveport man to be guilty of committing a sex crime against a minor. Justin Alexander Manson, 26, charged with molestation of a juvenile under age 13 following his arrest in May 2015, was found guilty...

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Bond Raised on Counselor Facing Sex Charge

An effort to increase the bond for a local school counselor facing a sex charge in Caddo District Court was successful Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Kellie Lynn Speed, whose bond was set at $10,000 when she was arrested March 19, 2017 after an adult woman claimed Speed...

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In the News

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...

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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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DA Believes Perceptions of His Office Have Improved

DA Believes Perceptions of His Office Have Improved

Caddo District Attorney James Stewart set some big goals when he was sworn into office Dec. 29, 2015. The former judge recently took time to sit down with KSLA News 12 to reflect on his first year in office. “What I came here to do was establish professionalism,...

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