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A man killed in a collision involving a tractor-trailer and a train in Louisiana has been identified.

News outlets report the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office says 36-year-old Bruce Dominique Jr., of Bossier City, was walking Friday afternoon beside a moving train, when an 18-wheeler crossed the railroad tracks, causing the truck's trailer to pivot, pinning Dominique against the train.

Dominique was taken to Ochsner LSU Health Hospital, where he died at 4:25 p.m. Friday.

Dominique was positively identified through fingerprint comparison.

Dallas police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected in a series of sexual assaults in Texas and Louisiana, and are investigating him in the fatal attack of a woman this week in Texas, investigators said Friday.

The teen was charged as a juvenile Thursday with three counts of aggravated sexual assault in Texas, and additional charges are pending in Louisiana, Dallas Deputy Chief Thomas Castro said.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening.                                                                                                                
A tight pressure gradient will persist across the region today in wake of a cold frontal passage Monday evening Northwest winds will increase to 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph by mid-morning, and continue through the afternoon before diminishing quickly after sunset. 

Lake Wind Advisory Until 6 p.m. Thursday

Feb 15, 2018
NOAA / NWS Shreveport

A Lake Wind Advisory has been issued across a four-state area. A tight pressure gradient between surface low pressure to the North and surface high pressure to the Southeast will produce strong and gusty Southwest winds of 15-25 MPH gusts to 25-30 MPH today.

Via: National Weather Service Shreveport, LA

 A Bossier City woman pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and possessing a firearm Thursday.

Wind Advisory Until 6PM

Jan 22, 2018

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening. 

A tight pressure gradient associated with surface high
pressure building into the region and a departing surface low
pressure system moving across the Plains and Middle Mississippi
Valley will produce Westerly winds of 15-25 MPH with higher
gusts to 25-35 MPH

NWS Shreveport / NOAA

Forecasters at the National Weather Service are predicting winter weather will move into the region Monday night and into Tuesday morning. An Arctic cold front will bring extreme cold after sunset on Monday. Rain will transition to sleet and snow. 1/2 to 2" of snow are possible with 2-3" in northwest Louisiana and southwest Arkansas. 

Travel could become difficult because of slushy roadways and bridges.  Temps won't get back above freezing until Wednesday afternoon. The system will produce temperatures low as 15 degrees.

NWS Shreveport / NOAA

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Hard
Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to
10 AM CST Wednesday. 

An arctic airmass will remain in place today and tonight,
which will allow temperatures to fall into the lower and middle
teens again across all of the Ark La Tex. 

Near freezing temperatures late this afternoon will fall into the lower and mid teens overnight. Temperatures will climb back to near or above freezing by mid to late morning Wednesday. 

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards today highlighted the efforts of technology leader CSRA to quickly establish a call center in Bossier City, Louisiana, that will assist the federal government’s response to Hurricane Harvey.

 

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has expanded the

Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Louisiana and 
northeast Texas, including the following areas, in Louisiana, 
Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, 
Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Ouachita, Red River, Union, and 
Webster. In northeast Texas, Panola. 

Through Thursday evening

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