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Shreveport school burglar caught following flood of tips

 A Shreveport man is behind bars after a flood of tips poured in to authorites follwoing the release of surveillance images.

SU to host Coca-Cola Football Fan Fest Aug. 25

 Football Fan Fest begins at 3:00 p.m. and precedes the Jaguars final preseason scrimmage scheduled for 6:00 p.m., one week before the Sept. 1 season opener at Football Bowl Subdivision member New Mexico.

Jogger goes missing in the middle of the day in Iberia Parish; Sheriff seeking info

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a missing person who was last seen out jogging in the middle of the afternoon.

Teachers furious after paychecks held

 Former Crestworth Academy employees are furious, still searching for answers to why they haven't received paychecks.

Judge: Jeremiah Wright is competent to stand trial for decapitation of son

 The man accused of decapitating his 7 year old son is competent to stand trial, according to court documents.

Hundreds of new laws go into effect August 1

 Beginning August first registered sex offenders in the state of Louisiana are banned from social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace, but for some parents the newest laws still may not be strict enough.

4-year-old in critical condition following abuse from mother's boyfriend

 A Bossier City mother and her live-in boyfriend have been arrested after the woman's 4-year-old daughter was taken to a local hospital with serious head trauma.

Law Requiring Parents To Attend At Least One Parent Teacher Conference Among New Laws Being Enforced In Louisiana

Starting this school year all parents of public school students are required to go to at least one parent teacher conference.

Law Barring Sex Offenders From Social Networking Sites Goes Into Effect

A law barring registered sex offenders from social networking sites is among more than five hundred new laws going into effect today.

State Officials Get Together To Review Hurricane Preparedness Plans

Midway through hurricane season state officials came together today to review their hurricane preparedness plans.