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Rapides Parish Police Jury holds meeting on Coliseum renovation Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Rapides Parish Police Jury met Monday, to discuss  the Rapides Parish Coliseum. The plans to renovate are at a stand still, as the Police Jury and city have yet to decide what to do about their dual ownership of the Coliseum parking lot; but they are getting closer. More>>

Power outages planned for Alexandria Tuesday morning

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Some Alexandria residents should expect electrical outages on Tuesday morning between 4 and 5 a.m. More>>

Kids head off to Salvation Army camp Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- More than 40 kids with the Salvation Army are headed to camp in Mississippi.Campers will be spending the week in Lexington.The camp is sponsored by Louisiana Charities. It provides the chance for kids to learn about the great outdoors doing things they might not otherwise get the chance to experience.Staff with the Salvation Army say sometimes kids are a bit nervous at the start of the week. But, by the end of the week, they're having a blast and want ... More>>

Friends, colleagues remember Larry Jeane Video included

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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Black ribbons adorned the Pineville City Courthouse Monday in memory of City Marshal Larry Jeane.News Channel 5's Brooke Buford (Twitter: @brookebuford) spoke with friends and colleagues as they remembered him.Jeane passed away Sunday as a result of a car accident on Highway 107 on Friday.Mayor Clarence Fields was out of the state on business Monday. Chief of Staff, Rich Dupree, who Jeane called "little brother," says the news came as a shock to all."Ne... More>>

GPSO arrests woman for throwing rocks, violence

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GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of a female standing in the middle of Parsonage Road holding a knife and throwing rocks at cars as they passed on July 17, 2014. More>>

Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane dies as a result of traffic accident

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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The City of Pineville has confirmed that Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane has died as a result of a traffic accident last week. More>>

First moonwalk was 45 years ago

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fl. (AP) -- It was 45 years ago July 20 that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon.
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Simmesport PD make armed robbery arrest

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SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Simmesport police say they have arrested a man they believe is responsible for an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store last Thursday, July 17. More>>

NSU Folk Festival wraps up Video included

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The 35th annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival wrapped up this weekend.
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Kids, Inc. at the Alexandria Mall Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Mall hosted its 3rd annual Kids, Inc. Saturday. More>>

Cenla Schools start dates

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(KALB News Channel 5) - We have compiled a list of school start dates all in one place for our viewers. More>>

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  • Metro Division conducts anti-prostitution operation

    Metro Division conducts anti-prostitution operation

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:38:27 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 17, 2014, the Metro Division of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an operation targeting prostitution in the Alexandria area.The operation focused on internet solicitation for prostitutes at local hotels. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 17, 2014, the Metro Division of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an operation targeting prostitution in the Alexandria area.The operation focused on internet solicitation for prostitutes at local hotels. More >>
  • Tropical Depression Two Continues Toward The Caribbean

    Tropical Depression Two Continues Toward The Caribbean

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:11:46 GMT
    Tuesday, July 2211:00am There is One area of interest in the Atlantic Basin.Two (Tropical Depression)Tropical Depression Two is about 910 miles East of the Lesser Antilles and centered at 12.6N 48.0W with Max sustained winds of 35mph and a Min central pressure of 1012mb (29.88'"). This system is moving West (280) at about 17mph.Watches/Warnings:NONEMelissa is still classified as a Tropical Depression, this morning.Satellite imagery shows a large area of deep convection in a band to the West ...More >>
    Tuesday, July 2211:00am There is One area of interest in the Atlantic Basin.Two (Tropical Depression)Tropical Depression Two is about 910 miles East of the Lesser Antilles and centered at 12.6N 48.0W with Max sustained winds of 35mph and a Min central pressure of 1012mb (29.88'"). This system is moving West (280) at about 17mph.Watches/Warnings:NONEMelissa is still classified as a Tropical Depression, this morning.Satellite imagery shows a large area of deep convection in a band to the West ...More >>
  • Husband and wife killed in crash on LA 28 East

    Husband and wife killed in crash on LA 28 East

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:13:58 GMT
    LaSalle Parish, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A crash on LA Hwy 28 East near US Hwy 84 claimed the lives of a woman and man from Columbia, La. on Monday afternoon.More >>
    LaSalle Parish, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A crash on LA Hwy 28 East near US Hwy 84 claimed the lives of a woman and man from Columbia, La. on Monday afternoon.More >>
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