Elderly Veteran Beaten and Robbed, Two in Custody
Two men are in jail and a 91-year-old World War II veteran is in the hospital following a robbery and beating at a downtown casino. Shreveport police say the pair followed the victim to a restroom where they attacked him and stole part of his jackpot winnings.
Shreveport-Bossier City Hotel Occupancy Up
The tourism industry remained a very strong industry for Shreveport-Bossier in 2010. The most recent Smith Travel Research Report indicates the sister cities led all other Louisiana cities in hotel occupancy for the second consecutive year.