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Slain Postal Worker Named by Coroner

Slain Postal Worker Named by Coroner

A U.S. Postal Service worker shot and mortally wounded in Shreveport’s South Highlands neighborhood Saturday morning has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office. Antonio Williams, 52, of Shreveport, was shot while making deliveries in the 1100 block of Dudley...

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Teen To Be Tried As Adult In Attempted Homicide Case

Teen To Be Tried As Adult In Attempted Homicide Case

Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. has decided to prosecute a Shreveport teenager as an adult in Caddo District Court in connection with an attempted homicide earlier this year. The decision to prosecute follows a hearing June 12, in which Caddo...

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Jackson Street Shooting Victim Named

Jackson Street Shooting Victim Named

A man mortally wounded in a shooting in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood late Wednesday, June 12, 2019, has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner's office. Derek White, 34, of the 3500 block of Jackson Street, was shot several times around 7:15 p.m. in the...

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Double Murder Trial Underway in Caddo Court

Double Murder Trial Underway in Caddo Court

A man accused of killing two people in 2016 is on trial in Caddo District Court this week. Jerry Jackson, 52, of Shreveport, faces mandatory life in prison, with no possibility of parole, probation or suspension of sentence if convicted of the second-degree murder...

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Coroner Names I-220 Collision Victim

Coroner Names I-220 Collision Victim

A man killed in a motor vehicle collision on Interstate 220 Sunday, June 9, 2019, has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner's office. Calvin W. Baker Jr., 42, of Shreveport, was mortally injured in the collision that occurred in the westbound lanes near the Lakeshore...

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District Attorney Availability at Volleyball Camp

District Attorney Availability at Volleyball Camp

Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. will be available for media interviews around 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the free volleyball camp hosted by the Caddo Parish District Attorney and Caddo Parish Schools. The Caddo DA Youth Volleyball Camp...

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Slots Still Open in Volleyball Camp

Slots Still Open in Volleyball Camp

Caddo Parish volleyball hopefuls can get tips and network with other players and coaches this week in a free camp hosted by the Caddo Parish District Attorney and Caddo Parish Schools. The Caddo DA Youth Volleyball Camp, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Magnolia Charter...

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Blom Boulevard Decedent Named

Blom Boulevard Decedent Named

A man shot and mortally wounded on Blom Boulevard in southwest Shreveport Sunday, June 2, 2019, has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner's office. Rachard Jonathan Alexander Gross, 25, of Melba Street in Shreveport, was shot multiple times in the incident that...

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Kenneth Willis Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Kenneth Willis Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Kenneth Ray Willis, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the 2007 slaying of his month-old son, pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday, May 24, 2019, in Judge Charles Tutt's courtroom in Caddo District Court. Made with the knowledge and assent of the...

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Kenneth Willis Trial Testimony to Resume Today

Kenneth Willis Trial Testimony to Resume Today

Testimony that began Thursday , May 22, 2019 in Caddo District Court in the murder trial of Kenneth Ray Willis, will continue Friday in Judge Charles Tutt's courtroom. Willis, 35 and from Shreveport, is accused of second-degree murder in the 2007 death of his infant...

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