Bossier police recover large amount of pot during arrest

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Bossier City police made an arrest overnight and seized a large amount of illegal drugs in the process. Kendrick Joseph, 29 of Bossier City was pulled over in a 1996 Pontiac Sunfire he was driving near the intersection of McDade and Barbara streets just before midnight Monday. Police […]

Brain injury meeting draws survivors, caregivers and medical experts to Bossier City

The Brain Injury Association of Louisiana opened its two-day conference Thursday in Bossier City, attracting more than 100 survivors, caregivers, and medical experts.  The opening day presentations will focus on brain and spinal cord injury survivor stories, along with demonstrations of the latest assistive technology, according to association executive director Tommy Lotz. He says there […]

Speaking in Chilly North Louisiana

Posted on January 25th, 2014 I had the opportunity to speak in Bossier City on Tuesday with the Air Force Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) ArkLaTex Chapter.  There was a strong representation of officers and airmen from Barksdale as well as business and community leaders from Shreveport/Bossier, including Bossier City Mayor and Tech Bulldog Lo […]

Teen arrested on gun charge after fight at school

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) – Bossier City police have arrested a teenager after he allegedly had possession of a firearm on a high school campus. Authorities booked 18-year-old Bernard Pogue, of Bossier City, on a charge of possession of a firearm on a school campus in connection with a Tuesday incident at Bossier […]

Funeral procession details released for former Mayor George Dement

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Bossier City police have the released the details of the funeral procession for former Bossier City Mayor George Dement for Wednesday morning. The popular 4-term mayor passed away Sunday morning at his farm in Frierson, La. after a lengthy illness. He would have turned 92 on January 23. Visitation is […]

Bossier City teen commended for saving grandfather in boating accident

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - A Bossier City teen is being honored as a hero by the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office for his actions in rescuing his grandfather after a boating accident. Back in October, 18-year-old Cameron Mattison was preparing for an upcoming fishing tournament with his father and 77-year-old grandfather, Harry Mattison.  While […]

Former Bossier City Mayor George Dement dies

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - The longtime Mayor of Bossier City George Dement has passed away. KSLA News 12 has confirmed that Dement passed away Sunday morning around 11:00 a.m. at his farm in Frierson, La.   Funeral arrangements for Dement are pending.   We will have more on this story as information becomes available. […]

Bossier City man wanted for attempted 2nd degree murder

BOSSIER CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT - The Bossier City Police Department is asking the public for help with locating a man wanted on a charge of attempted murder in connection with an incident earlier this week at a local apartment complex. Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit are looking for Anthony Joeva Young, age 27, […]

Horseshoe announces $3.5M pool and bar addition

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) – The leader of the Shreveport-Bossier casino market is making a play for summertime dominance. Horseshoe Casino and Hotel announced Tuesday the construction of a $3.5 million swimming pool and day club. The Vegas-style venue is meant to give the casino another way to stay on top of an […]

Airline Drive back open after pedestrian killed by train

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Airline Drive in Bossier city reopened Saturday afternoon after an accident involving a pedestrian and a train at Airline Dr. and US I-20. It happened just before 12:30 p.m. Witnesses told police that a 67-year-old white male attempted to cross the railroad tracks in front of a moving train and […]

Pediatric day health care center set to open in Bossier City

A day care for medically-fragile infants and children is set to open in Bossier City. Lauve’s Pediatric Day Health Care will be the first one in northwest Louisiana. A Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals spokesman said there are now 12 facilities in the state, mostly concentrated in south Louisiana. Bossier City owner Crystal Lauve […]

Bossier City man charged with manslaughter in street fight death

BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - A Bossier City man has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with a physical altercation last week in which another man suffered a severe head injury and later died at a local hospital. Police say 32-year old Travis Brent Williams was arrested Monday by detectives with the Violent Crimes […]


The LSU Shreveport Fall Commencement ceremony was held Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. at CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, LA. There were 330 degrees awarded to graduates completing programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Business, Education and Human Development.   “We are incredibly proud of what our graduates […]

BCPD: Bossier City man busted breaking into cars at dealership

A surveillance operation helped nab a suspect Thursday in a rash of car burglaries at a Bossier City dealership. Bossier City police say detectives arrested Charles Dewayne Blue, 37, of Bossier City while conducting a surveillance operation overnight in response to three incidents this month at Lander’s Dodge in the 2700 block of Benton Road […]

Bossier City students get bicycles for good behavior

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Christmas came early for more than two dozen well-behaved students at a Bossier City grade school Friday. Thirty boys and girls at R.V. Kerr Elementary School received brand new bicycles, courtesy of Academy Sports and Outdoors. The reward is in conjunction with the Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) […]

Shreveport man accused of writing $200K check to self on employer’s account

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force arrested a man this week after he deposited more than $200,000 belonging to his employer into his own personal accounts at a local bank. Demar Crozier Watson, 47, of Shreveport was arrested on a charge of felony theft Wednesday following a two-day investigation. […]

Two arrested in Bossier City, charged with human trafficking

BOSSIER CITY, LA - The Bossier City Police Department’s Vice Unit arrested two people Thursday night for bringing a minor to Bossier City for the purpose of engaging in prostitution. Vice officers arrested Qualyn Deshawn Mitchell, 30, of Alexandria, Louisiana and Erica Patrice Campbell, 26, of  Dallas, Texas while conducting an undercover operation targeting […]

New officers join force in Bossier City

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) – Bossier City has three new police officers. The Times reports ( ) that Police Chief Shane McWilliams administered oaths of office in ceremonies at police headquarters. The new officers are Michael Iman, Heather Ivey and Matthew R. Jeter during a ceremony at the station. The officers, […]