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The men and women who run Caddo Parish's juvenile justice program – known as one of the most efficient and effective in the nation – say they can't make those numbers work. This problem, they say, goes beyond the numbers, into homes, neighborhoods, schools, and society. When 300 seventeen ...
The United Daughters of the Confederacy, which filed suit after the Caddo Parish Commission voted Oct. 19 to remove the monument, wants to depose commissioners Steven Jackson, Lyndon Johnson, Stormy Gage-Watts and Matthew Linn. In turn, the commissioners have asked a judge to say they don't ...

It was a smoky commute for some drivers in Caddo Parish. At around 5 this evening, fire crews were called out to Burnley Pines Road near I-49 and Flournoy-Lucas Road. When they arrived, they saw a garage engulfed in flames. The fire also spread to grass in the area. Crews stayed on the scene for a ...
According to the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal's Facebook page, the man died Tuesday night in a fire on Adams Road in the Keithville area. app-facebook. Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal. 10 hours ago. NEWS ALERT: FATAL FIRE IN KEITHVILLE. Fire Marshal deputies are on the scene of a ...
Five teens have been arrested on sexting charges for sharing a nude photo of a fellow student on social media, according to a news release from Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. Three 14-year-old girls, one 15-year-old girl, and one 16-year-old boy were arrested, and five cell phones were seized, authorities ...
There is no question that Louisiana's newest law regarding the housing of 17-year-olds in the juvenile justice system beginning in July 2018 poses challenges across the state, and here in Caddo Parish. The added burden of this law is that it is an “unfunded mandate” — a law that has been enacted with no ...

(Shreveport, LA)-- Available dogs at the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter (CPAS) are needing a new home. The shelter is hosting 'A New Journey Companion Walk' on Saturday, March 24th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. CPAS is teaming up with one of the parish ...
A Vivian man will spend the next 35 years in prison after confessing to manslaughter Monday. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Caddo & Bossier Parish. Jail Bookings · Jail Bookings. Click here for updated jail bookings in Caddo and Bossier Parishes.More. Click here for updated jail bookings in Caddo and ...
Shreveport, La. - The local chapter of the NAACP hosts a meeting with the Caddo Parish superintendent to discuss what's happening in the school system. During the meeting, they discussed both highlights of the past year and the challenges ahead for Caddo Parish Schools. It was a packed room inside ...
Mary Snowden, the Child Nutrition Program Supervisor, says, the event gives people a chance to learn more about helpful services in Caddo Parish. "I think it's very informative and like I said, this is our way of giving back to the community because we want to have a healthy, informed community here in ...
Caddo Shreveport narcotics agents executed two search warrants on Wednesday, resulting in the seizure of illegal narcotics. At 301 West 68th Street, agents seized 99.5 grams of suspected marijuana (street value $2,985), one suspected marijuana plant (value $1,000), and a firearm. Ike Singer, 32, was ...
3 arrested facing several drug-related charges in Caddo Parish. Friday, March 9th 2018, 4:55 pm PST Friday, March 9th 2018, 5:03 pm PST. By KSLA Staff. Email. Connect ... Two drug stings lands three people behind bars after seizing over 100 grams of marijuana on Wednesday. (Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office) ...
(KLFY)- Search crews from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division and the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office ... The body of Jack Cobb, 33, was recovered from Wallace Lake and turned over to the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office to determine an official cause of death.
Attorneys for the Caddo Parish School Board and the City of Shreveport said Thursday that a newly appointed school board member likely has not violated Louisiana law by also serving on a local zoning board of appeals. Even so, the Caddo schools superintendent probably will seek an opinion from the ...
Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred Wednesday morning in north Caddo Parish, according to Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies were dispatched to the 6300 block of North Hwy. 169 at 4:30 a.m. after an 81-year-old woman reported that a man had kicked ...
“We are grateful for the efforts of the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office in investigating these allegations and determining them to not be credible,” said Dr. Lamar Goree, superintendent of Caddo Schools. “We will continue to take every threat seriously and work with our law enforcement partners to investigate ...
Steve Riall, Caddo parish school board president says, "Larry, if you didn't know Larry, you would of thought he was a very serious all the time person, but Larry was a lot of fun he could pull a joke on you." Larry began his service with the school board in 2003 serving more than 15 years. Riall says, "Larry ...

SHREVEPORT, La, - Caddo Parish School Board District 10 Representative Larry E. Ramsey passed away at his home Saturday night following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Ramsey began his service as a member of the Board in January 2003. At the time, he stated his goals were simple: to expand ...
Caddo Parish Administrator Woody Wilson told commissioners Monday he has taken several new steps to improve life for animals at the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter. But, he added, those efforts are meeting with immediate "attacks" from community members on social media. Wilson, speaking at a Caddo ...
A national consultant who sought a contract to evaluate conditions at the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter has threatened to sue over what he is calling "bad faith" negotiations. Tim Crum, CEO of Animal Shelter Services, sent an email to Caddo Parish commissioners this week saying he believes that his ...
Bossier City Animal Control has several pets available for adoption, and we've gathered a list of animals for anyone to choose and consider. Adoption fees range from $10-$85, and you can adopt at the shelter Monday-Saturday from 10:00am-3:00pm at 3217 Old Shed Rd. in Bossier City. If you're a Caddo ...
CADDO PARISH, La. - A two-day operation conducted by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit resulted in the arrests of 26 people on drug and other charges. The operation was conducted on March 1 and 2 in east Shreveport. Agents seized 266.2 grams of suspected marijuana (street value $2,662), 8.9 ...
Fishermen find them floating, that would help us out a lot too," said Sergeant Chad Davis with the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. Agents with the Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Department are assisting the Caddo sheriff's Marine Patrol and dive team with the search that began Friday until early Saturday ...
CADDO PARISH - Sandbag distribution for Caddo Parish residents will resume Monday, February 26 at the Caddo Parish Solid Waste Office, 1701 Monty Street, Shreveport, LA 71107. Sandbags may be picked up beginning at 7am until 5pm. Citizens may pick up to 25 bags per visit. Caddo Parish officials ...
The Caddo Parish debate over a costly tax-break program deserves the attention of every Louisiana taxpayer. Why? Because local elected officials in Louisiana recently regained a very important power they were stripped of 80 years ago. Unlike any other state in the nation, parish councils, school districts, ...
Jalynn collects hundreds of Jeans for homeless teens in Caddo Parish. (KSLA News 12) ... teens in Caddo Parish. (Source KSLA News 12). CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) -. On Friday, February 23rd Jalynn presented her donation of Jeans for Teens to Homeless Education Coordinator in Caddo Parish.
Caddo Parish - UPDATE: The Caddo Parish School Superintendent is responding to a letter from the Caddo Sheriff suggesting that some school faculty members be armed. "Educators already have the immense task of taking those that are most precious to us and preparing them for the futures of their ...
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator is emploring parish school board members to allow certain faculty members to take their guns to school. In an e-mail Thursday to Caddo Parish School Board members, Prator made his case for arming staff members. "Our schools currently brag of being 'firearm free' zones ...
Deputies with Caddo Parish Sheriff's office are searching for a boater who was reported missing on Friday evening. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. According to deputies on the scene at Wallace Lake, a man that lives near the lake in a small trailer park at the end of Cypress Gardens Road took his canoe out to ...
Two men, Bryan Gibson (left) and David Spruill (right) are now facing murder charges after they were indicted in Caddo Parish. (Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office). CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) -. Two men are now facing murder charges after they were indicted in Caddo Parish.
The Caddo Parish Commission on Thursday awarded an industrial tax exemption to a Shreveport machining company, rejecting opponents' argument that the break costs local governments money needed for basic operations. The commission voted 11-0 to award the exemption to the Inferno Mfg. Corp. of ...
Caddo Parish prepares for storms and possible flash flooding. Caddo Public Works Department is still distributing sand bags. So far, they have distributed 1,700 bags given out since Tuesday afternoon. They will continue to give away sand bags at 1701 Monty Street in Shreveport on Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 ...
Caddo Parish officials are giving out residents that are preparing in advance for the heavy rainfall headed to the ArkLaTex. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12) ...
“We are grateful for the efforts of the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office in investigating these allegations and determining them to not be credible,” said Dr. Lamar Goree, superintendent of Caddo Schools. “We will continue to take every threat seriously and work with our law enforcement partners to investigate ...
A Caddo Parish school bus was hit on Tuesday afternoon, but officials with the school board say everything is fine. ... According to Mary Wood with Caddo Parish Schools, bus 228 which runs for Caddo Career & Technology Center, was hit with students from Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy.
Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish deputies are on the scene of a fatal accident Tuesday evening. The accident was reported just before 7:00 P.M. near the intersection of Buncombe and Simpson Roads. Deputies on the scene say the crash involved a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler was ...
Steve Riall, Caddo parish school board president says, "Larry, if you didn't know Larry, you would of thought he was a very serious all the time person, but Larry was a lot of fun he could pull a joke on you." Larry began his service with the school board in 2003 serving more than 15 years. Riall says, "Larry ...
A home health nurse was arrested on Friday for stealing from the couple who employed her, according to Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. Crystal Coleman, 32, of Vivian, is accused of stealing more than $5,600 in cash, a coin jar, and a gift card while working as a nurse for the victim and her disabled husband ...
SHREVEPORT, La, - Caddo Parish School Board District 10 Representative Larry E. Ramsey passed away at his home Saturday night following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Ramsey began his service as a member of the Board in January 2003. At the time, he stated his goals were simple: to expand ...
I'm looking for great results at the end of the year for state testing, and I think we're going to be fine," French said. Students at Queensborough say they like the new way they're learning math. Caddo Parish schools are currently working on implementing Zearn into elementary classrooms across the district.
Caddo Parish Commission approves new task force to find solutions to "banking deserts". The Caddo Parish Commissioner, Steven Jackson said banks closing and downsizing has become a problem for the poor and the elderly. On Thursday, the Caddo Parish Commission passed a resolution to find ways ...
Last week the CPSO Youth Services Division cited seven people for the illegal sale of alcohol to a person under the legal age of 21. On Thursday, they cited two more. The following employees were cited: Kristian Marzula, of Shreveport, employee of the Circle K, 11000 block of Mansfield Road in Keithville; ...
SHREVEPORT, LA-- Lots of parades and parties are happening this weekend to celebrate Mardi Gras, and now is a special time to promote a litter-free Shreveport when beads, cups, bottles and trash are likely to be scattered on the ground during these events. This morning at 10am, Shreveport Green ...
On Thursday, the suspects returned to the credit union to try the scheme again but they were recognized by bank employees who called the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. The suspects quickly left the scene in a green 1995 Chevy van, but were located at a Mansfield Road fast food restaurant by Patrol Sgt.
Authorities say person suffered minor injuries when a Toyota pickup wrecked on southbound Interstate 49 at Interstate 220 in Caddo Parish. ... One person sustained minor injuries in a wreck in Caddo Parish. ... Seven Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office units responded to a major traffic accident at that location.
(Source: Caddo Parish Public Schools). SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -. Caddo Parish Schools superintendent gave an update on school performance scores and other programs Wednesday morning.
The Caddo Parish Animal Shelter (CPAS) has had a lot of negative press in the past year--from accidental euthanization, a worker admitting to sexual abuse, and former director, Chuck Wilson retiring amidst all the issues. Finally, the parish is trying to move forward to improve the shelter operations.
CADDO PARISH, La. - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents have arrested a Caddo Parish man for alleged criminal and hunting violations. Agents arrested 38-year-old Richard Wilson Jr., of Bethany, for resisting an officer, theft, hunting without basic and big game hunting ...
Olivia Davis, 17, of Shreveport, a senior at Caddo Parish Magnet High School, was chosen as a Distinguished Finalist. Olivia started an initiative in 2015 that has created and donated treat-filled “chemo kits” for more than 600 people undergoing cancer treatment. Inspired by her late aunt, who started a ...
CADDO PARISH, La. - A Florida man is behind bars for allegedly stealing personal information from Caddo Parish residents. Weyley Vita, 33, of Hialeah, FL, was arrested on a Caddo Parish warrant and booked into the Broward County, FL, jail on Jan. 16. Vita was returned to Caddo Parish on Feb. 3 where ...


 

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