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Up to the minute Cenla High School scores. More>>

Man arrested in connection with Cottonport armed robbery, multiple school lockdowns

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COTTONPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Marksville man turns himself in to Cottonport Police following an armed robbery to an individual. More>>

Alexandria "State of the City" address Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The City of Alexandria is in good shape. This message coming from Mayor Jacques Roy Friday afternoon at his "State of the City" address.  More>>

UPDATE 8-29-14: Soldier charged, officer named in shooting incident Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- State Police have charged Mitchel Bethin following an officer-involved shooting involving an Alexandria Police officer.
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Boil advisory for Martin Park subdivision

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The City of Alexandria has issued a boil advisory for the Martin Park subdivision area, due to a water mainblowout. More>>

Rapides Regional expanding ER Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The emergency room at Rapides Regional Medical Center will soon be bigger. More>>

Faces of ALS: local family battled the disease Video included

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PINEVILLE, La.- (KALB News Channel 5)- We've all seen the ALS ice-bucket challenge that has gone viral over the past few weeks. But how many people know what ALS is?  More>>

Teen helps nab counterfeit cash crooks Video included

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GLENMORA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A couple of crooks who thought they could fool a teenage employee at a gas station in Glenmora, found themselves behind bars. More>>

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  • DHH: 9 new cases of West Nile virus

    DHH: 9 new cases of West Nile virus

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:09:19 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana confirms nine new cases of West Nile virus, bringing this year's total to 61.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana confirms nine new cases of West Nile virus, bringing this year's total to 61.More >>
  • Initial unemployment claims fall

    Initial unemployment claims fall

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:31:50 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Aug. 23 decreased from the previous week's total.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Aug. 23 decreased from the previous week's total.More >>
  • Age limit on La officials on hold indefinitely

    Age limit on La officials on hold indefinitely

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:29:36 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state judge has indefinitely blocked enforcement of a new Louisiana law that sought to force incumbent constables and justices of the peace who are 70 or older into retirement.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state judge has indefinitely blocked enforcement of a new Louisiana law that sought to force incumbent constables and justices of the peace who are 70 or older into retirement.More >>
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  • Denny's aimed at 1% opens in New York with $300 Grand Slam

    Denny's aimed at 1% opens in New York with $300 Grand Slam

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:20:05 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Denny's swung open its doors in a luxury apartment building in New York's City's financial district Friday morning.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Denny's swung open its doors in a luxury apartment building in New York's City's financial district Friday morning.More >>
  • Junk food does more than make you fat, and other studies you missed

    Junk food does more than make you fat, and other studies you missed

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:12:27 GMT
    (CNN) -- Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.More >>
    (CNN) -- Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.More >>
  • Senegal confirms first Ebola case

    Senegal confirms first Ebola case

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:11:37 GMT
    (CNN) -- The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its border with Guinea over fears that the deadly outbreak could spread, the Senegalese Press Agency reported Friday.More >>
    (CNN) -- The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its border with Guinea over fears that the deadly outbreak could spread, the Senegalese Press Agency reported Friday.More >>
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  • Tropical Blog Fri (8/29)

    4 Areas of Interest In The Tropics

    4 Areas of Interest In The Tropics

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:38:26 GMT
    Friday, August 2910:30amThere is One Tropical Cyclone in the Atlantic Basin.Cristobal (Post-Tropical Cyclone)The Center of Cristobal is last located 545 miles SSW of Halifax, Nova Scotia and is centered at 45.5N 47.1W with Maximum sustained winds of 75mph and a Minimum Central Pressure of 980mb (28.94"). This system is moving NE (055) at 44mph.Watches/Warnings:There are no current watches or warnings associated with this system..Satellite Radar analysis reveals that Cristobal has completed ...More >>
    Friday, August 2910:30amThere is One Tropical Cyclone in the Atlantic Basin.Cristobal (Post-Tropical Cyclone)The Center of Cristobal is last located 545 miles SSW of Halifax, Nova Scotia and is centered at 45.5N 47.1W with Maximum sustained winds of 75mph and a Minimum Central Pressure of 980mb (28.94"). This system is moving NE (055) at 44mph.Watches/Warnings:There are no current watches or warnings associated with this system..Satellite Radar analysis reveals that Cristobal has completed ...More >>
  • Family of instructor killed by 9-year-old with Uzi speaks

    Family of instructor killed by 9-year-old with Uzi speaks

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:36:40 GMT
    NEW YORK (CBS News) -- The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl while he was teaching her to use an Uzi said they feel sorry for the child.More >>
    NEW YORK (CBS News) -- The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl while he was teaching her to use an Uzi said they feel sorry for the child.More >>
  • UPDATE 8-29-14: Soldier charged, officer named in shooting incident

    UPDATE 8-29-14: Soldier charged, officer named in shooting incident

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:21:37 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- State Police have charged Mitchel Bethin following an officer-involved shooting involving an Alexandria Police officer.
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    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- State Police have charged Mitchel Bethin following an officer-involved shooting involving an Alexandria Police officer.
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