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Officials feel evacuation plan was executed well, but will look to improve on future plans

 Students living in campus dorms were finally given the green light to move back in just before 7:00 Monday night.

Gas prices still high, even after Labor Day

Gas prices continue to remain high across the country, including Louisiana.

Shreveport woman caught with her hand in the 'cookie' jar

A Shreveport woman was arrested for allegedly reselling stolen cookie dough and chocolate from a fund raising company.

Lake Charles man arrested for stealing from his employer

On September 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a store on W. Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles regarding an employee stealing from the company.

Timber thief arrested in Desoto Parish

An east Texas man was arrested on the morning of August 12 for theft of timber after an investigation in which Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) agents found that he failed to pay for almost $33,000 worth of timber.

Infant dies in crash on I-12, driver arrested

On Monday, Sept. 17 shortly before 1:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on I-12 approximately two miles west of the LA 445 / Robert exit.

Suspected burglar caught on tape before jewelry store break-in

A local jewelry store was the target of a break-in early Monday morning in Shreveport.

Officials arrest man responsible for UT-Brownsville bomb threat

A weekend bomb threat at the University of Texas at Brownsville has led to the arrest of a Harlingen student.

Off duty Shreveport officer robbed at gunpoint

Shreveport authorities are investigating the robbery of an off duty officer that happened Sunday night.

Thorough dorm search planned on LSU campus

Police say they plan to thoroughly search the campus in portions and say they will open up the campus the same way. They have already opened up the dorms.