GOOD NEWS FOR CADDO SCHOOLS TODAY.  THE SUPERINTENDANT HAS ANNOUNCED CHANGES TO THE VISION 2020 PLAN....AND SEVERAL SCHOOLS SLATED FOR CLOSING WONT....THIS INCLUDES NORTH CADDO, AND RIDGEWOOD ALONG WITH SEVERAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

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A HOUSE PANEL IS SCHEDULED TO HEAR GOV. BOBBY JINDAL'S AMBITIOUS ATTEMPT TO OVERHAUL TEACHER JOB SECURITY PROTECTIONS AND EXPAND A PUBLICLY FUNDED VOUCHER PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL TUITION. THE PACKAGE BEING CONSIDERED WEDNESDAY BY THE HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE ALSO COULD MAKE IT EASIER FOR PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS TO OBTAIN CHARTERS TO RUN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

A TEENAGERS IS ACCUSED OF BRINGING A BB GUN TO WERNER PARK ELEMENTARY ALONG WITH ALCOHOL.  POLICE HAVE ARRESTED THE TEEN WHO IS SUSPECTED OF POINTING THE GUN AT ANOTHER STUDENT.

A SHREVEPORT TEENAGER CONVICTED OF RAPING TWO YOUNG BOYS GETS A 40 YEAR SENTENCE.  THAT'S THE DECISION IN THE CASE AGAINST 18 YEAR OLD VICTOR STEWART.  THE RAPES HAPPENED IN HAUGHTON NEARLY 2 YEARS AGO.

SHOOTING IN SHREVEPORT'S MORNINGSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. IT HAPPENED ON RANDOLPH STREET...STARTED AS SOME SORT OF DISPUTE OVER A DOG.  ONE MAN WAS SHOT IN THE STOMACH.

A HAUGHTON MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY BOSSIER PARISH SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES. 38-YEAR-OLD ROBERT AURDIRSCH IS ACCUSED OF ATTACKING HIS EX-GIRL FRIEND, HER DAUGHTER, AND A FAMILY FRIEND WITH AN ALUMINUM BASEBALL BAT AFTER DRINKING. HE WAS BOOKED INTO BOSSIER MAX ON THREE COUNTS OF SECOND DEGREE AGGRAVATED BATTERY AND ONE COUNT OF DISTURBING THE PEACE.

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