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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>>

Town of Cheneyville Boil Advisory

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CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Cheneyville reports a break in the main water line.To make the necessary repairs, water was turned off to homes and businesses that are connected to the main line. Town of Cheneyville Water Department crew is currently working to get water restored. A Boil Advisory will remain in effect until further notice. More>>

Renaissance Tax Up For Renewal Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--The so-called renaissance tax is up for renewal this May. Renaissance Home board members say they need the renewal to continue programs for troubled youth around Cenla.  More>>

*UPDATE* Marksville man wanted on attempted 2nd degree murder charge

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(KALB News Channel 5) -According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Taj Williams, 26, of 562 Hwy 1192, of Marksville, is wanted by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office. More>>

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  • 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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  • La. bill mandates life support for pregnant women

    La. bill mandates life support for pregnant women

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:42:46 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.
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  • Online Poll

  • What would you like to see most improved in the Alexandria area?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    More arts & live entertainment
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    More parks & recreation activities
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    315 votes
    More dining options
    12%
    207 votes
    Better public transportation
    2%
    38 votes
    More downtown development
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  • 2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:07:03 GMT
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
  • Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:37:01 GMT
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:45:07 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
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