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Former Mayor of Ball Roy Hebron released from halfway house Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  Roy Hebron, Former Mayor of Ball, will soon be back in the town.  More>>

School resource officers prepare to head back to work Video included

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- It's not just the students and teachers who are preparing to head back to school, school resource officers play a significant part day to day in schools across Central Louisiana.News Channel Five's Brooke Buford (Twitter: @brookebuford) stopped by the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office to learn more about the program.In Rapides Parish, school resource officers are the first line of defense when it comes to school safety."They're part of the staff," sa... More>>

In-service helps teachers prepare for school year Video included

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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Ready or not the school bell will be ringing soon! But lingering uncertainties about Common Core and testing here in the state, have left many with questions on how to proceed. More>>

New website helps employers link up with job seekers

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce hosted an event today to inform its members of a new website that will help employers find qualified job seekers.  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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  • Home Sweet Home For The "Late Show" On Alexandria's CBS-2

    Home Sweet Home For The "Late Show" On Alexandria's CBS-2

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:47:07 GMT
    (AP) Stephen Colbert will follow in David Letterman's footsteps, and will broadcast from New York. More >>
    (AP) Stephen Colbert will follow in David Letterman's footsteps, and will broadcast from New York. More >>
  • In-service helps teachers prepare for school year

    In-service helps teachers prepare for school year

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:08:17 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Ready or not the school bell will be ringing soon! But lingering uncertainties about Common Core and testing here in the state, have left many with questions on how to proceed.More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Ready or not the school bell will be ringing soon! But lingering uncertainties about Common Core and testing here in the state, have left many with questions on how to proceed.More >>
  • School resource officers prepare to head back to work

    School resource officers prepare to head back to work

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:06:04 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- It's not just the students and teachers who are preparing to head back to school, school resource officers play a significant part day to day in schools across Central Louisiana.News Channel Five's Brooke Buford (Twitter: @brookebuford) stopped by the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office to learn more about the program.In Rapides Parish, school resource officers are the first line of defense when it comes to school safety."They're part of the staff," sa...More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- It's not just the students and teachers who are preparing to head back to school, school resource officers play a significant part day to day in schools across Central Louisiana.News Channel Five's Brooke Buford (Twitter: @brookebuford) stopped by the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office to learn more about the program.In Rapides Parish, school resource officers are the first line of defense when it comes to school safety."They're part of the staff," sa...More >>
  • National Hot Dog Day

    National Hot Dog Day

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:04:50 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Today is National Hot Dog day across the United States. The whole month of July is Hot Dog month.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Today is National Hot Dog day across the United States. The whole month of July is Hot Dog month. More >>
  • New website helps employers link up with job seekers

    New website helps employers link up with job seekers

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:02:18 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce hosted an event today to inform its members of a new website that will help employers find qualified job seekers. The website named Louisiana Job Connection was founded by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce hosted an event today to inform its members of a new website that will help employers find qualified job seekers. More >>
  • Former Mayor of Ball Roy Hebron released from halfway house

    Former Mayor of Ball Roy Hebron released from halfway house

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:57:35 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  Roy Hebron, Former Mayor of Ball, will soon be back in the town. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  Roy Hebron, Former Mayor of Ball, will soon be back in the town. More >>
  • Watching for Listeria symptoms after nationwide produce recall

    Watching for Listeria symptoms after nationwide produce recall

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:57:29 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Have you bought peaches, nectarines, or plums recently?More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Have you bought peaches, nectarines, or plums recently?More >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:48:28 GMT
    Red River/Black River System Location Pool/Flood Stage Today's Stage Trend Crest History Grand Ecore 33.0 22.7  +0.4   Red River Lock 3 n/a 71.7  +1.4 Alexandria 32.0 21.7  +0.4 Red RiverMore >>
    Central Louisiana's daily Hydrology Report.More >>
  • APD: Weapons/Narcotics arrest

    APD: Weapons/Narcotics arrest

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:27:53 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 22, 2014, at 1:00 AM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of Everett Street in reference to an assault with a firearm.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 22, 2014, at 1:00 AM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of Everett Street in reference to an assault with a firearm.More >>
  • APD: Weapons/Narcotics Arrest

    APD: Weapons/Narcotics Arrest

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:01:48 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La, (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 21, 2014, at 11:59 PM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 4400 Block of Lee Street in reference to a shots fired complaint. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La, (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 21, 2014, at 11:59 PM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 4400 Block of Lee Street in reference to a shots fired complaint. More >>
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  • MH17 family living in 'hell beyond hell' after losing three kids

    MH17 family living in 'hell beyond hell' after losing three kids

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:23:40 GMT
    Siblings Evie, Mo and Otis Maslin died when the Malaysia Airlines jetliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. (Courtesy of Maslin Family)Siblings Evie, Mo and Otis Maslin died when the Malaysia Airlines jetliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. (Courtesy of Maslin Family)
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  • APD: Weapons/Narcotics arrest

    APD: Weapons/Narcotics arrest

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:27:53 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 22, 2014, at 1:00 AM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of Everett Street in reference to an assault with a firearm.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 22, 2014, at 1:00 AM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of Everett Street in reference to an assault with a firearm.More >>
  • Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

    Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:52:07 GMT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would "light Nashville up," according to court documents.More >>
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would "light Nashville up," according to court documents.More >>
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