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Alleged Mississippi kidnapper arrested in Webster Parish

Alleged Mississippi kidnapper arrested in Webster Parish

Less than 30 minutes after a nationwide BOLO (Be On The Lookout) had been issued, a Mississippi teenager suspected of kidnapping a young mother and her 2-year-old child was taken into custody Saturday evening by Minden and Webster Parish lawmen.

Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton said 17-year-old Dakota M. Thornton of Magee, Miss., was arrested without incident about 11 p.m. Saturday after he pulled off Interstate 20 eastbound at the La. Hwy. 532 exit. Sexton said 17-year-old Erica Leeanne Walters and her son, Zane, were found unharmed in the vehicle.

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Cooler temperatures move into area

Cooler temperatures move into area

Autumn began yesterday, and if it feels a little more "fall-ish" outside, it could be because of a slight drop in temperatures and the changing leaves.

According to the Na...

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Local News

Thieves taking political signs

Thieves taking political signs

Election 2014 is in full swing and signs promoting various candidates have been sprouting up all over the area. But in the city limits of Minden, some campaign signs have...

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Residents fight off alleged home invader

Residents fight off alleged home invader

A Shreveport man who allegedly entered a Minden residence uninvited in the early morning hours Saturday found himself facing some very angry residents who were determined...

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Law Enforcement

Police blotter: September 9-21

Local and parish law enforcement officers reported the following arrests for the period September 9 through September 21.

Ronald Hightower, 40, a resident of the 100 block...

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