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LSUA Hosts Crawfish Boil Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La (KALB News Channel 5)--Students at LSUA had some springtime fun at one of the student government association's biggest events of the year. The 16th Annual Crawfish Boil was held Wednesday on the quad.  More>>

Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list

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(CNN) -- The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor. More>>

National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

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ALEXANDRIA (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Police Department can help you dispose of unwanted prescription medications on Saturday, April 26. More>>

Pineville officer honored 112 years after murder Video included

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PINEVILLE (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Pineville Police officer is finally getting the recognition he deserves 112 years after being killed in the line of duty. More>>

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  • St. Bernard Parish President Indicted on Sexual-Battery Charge

    St. Bernard Parish President Indicted on Sexual-Battery Charge

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:08:13 GMT
    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - A grand jury has indicted the president of St. Bernard Parish on a charge of sexual battery against his wife. Various news organizations reported Wednesday that the case deals with an accusation by Sharon Peralta that David Peralta sexually assaulted her in October. More >>
    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - A grand jury has indicted the president of St. Bernard Parish on a charge of sexual battery against his wife. Various news organizations reported Wednesday that the case deals with an accusation by Sharon Peralta that David Peralta sexually assaulted her in October. More >>
  • NOPD Officer arrested, facing 38 child pornography charges

    NOPD Officer arrested, facing 38 child pornography charges

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:58:45 GMT
    Mandeville, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) — A New Orleans Police Department officer has been put behind bars for possessing child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
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    Mandeville, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) — A New Orleans Police Department officer has been put behind bars for possessing child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
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  • Major crime down in Baton Rouge

    Major crime down in Baton Rouge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:55:15 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a 15 percent decrease in violent crime in 2013 from 2012.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a 15 percent decrease in violent crime in 2013 from 2012.
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  • Bill mandates life support for pregnant women

    Bill mandates life support for pregnant women

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:08:08 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would require doctors and hospitals to use life support to keep brain-dead pregnant women alive until they give birth, no matter a family's wishes.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would require doctors and hospitals to use life support to keep brain-dead pregnant women alive until they give birth, no matter a family's wishes.More >>
  • Female gun instructors in hot demand

    Female gun instructors in hot demand

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:49:48 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney)- If you're a woman, and you're licensed to shoot, then your skills are in hot demand.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney)- If you're a woman, and you're licensed to shoot, then your skills are in hot demand.More >>
  • Kentucky postal worker jailed for stashing 44,900 pieces of mail

    Kentucky postal worker jailed for stashing 44,900 pieces of mail

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:46:56 GMT
    (CNN)-- Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be.More >>
    (CNN)-- Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be.More >>
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