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Nachman Elementary's walk night promotes family fitness

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ALEXANDRIA, la--(KALB News Channel 5)- Nachman Elementary is getting both kids and parents excited about fitness and health. Nachman Elementary's "walk-night" event promotes family fitness and family togetherness. 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>>

Four arrested in Alexandria for narcotics, theft

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 27, 2014, Alexandria Police arrested four individuals on narcotics and theft of a motor vehicle.  More>>

Cross Bayou Weir replacement underway Video included

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LARTO LAKE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - After years of problems with the Cross Bayou Weir, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is building a new one. The weir is located on the Saline-Larto Complex, and allows high quality fresh water to flow into the lake system. More>>

Kids with guns, stressing safety when teaching a child to shoot Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- An Arizona man is dead after an accident at a shooting range. Police say he was instructing a 9-year-old girl how to how to shoot an automatic weapon when she lost control of it and shot and killed him. More>>

RPSO arrests man for false imprisonment, battery

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DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 18, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Sub-station responded to a complaint of an incident which occurred involving a battery and false imprisonment. More>>

UPDATE: student who hit Natchitoches Central student to be charged as adult Video included

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith of Natchitoches Central High School passed away Tuesday, after being hit by a fellow student on school grounds Monday afternoon. More>>

Neighbors say they're "shocked" that couple locked child in cage Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- There are new details emerging about a husband and wife arrested by Alexandria police for allegedly locking one of their seven children in a cage. More>>

Boil Advisory for City of Leesville

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LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The City of Leesville suffered water pressure issues Thursday afternoon because of installation of a valve on an eight (8) inch water main on Abe Allen Memorial Drive.  More>>

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  • Joan Rivers' 'resting comfortably' in hospital, daughter says

    Joan Rivers' 'resting comfortably' in hospital, daughter says

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:05:51 GMT
    (CNN) -- Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.More >>
    (CNN) -- Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.More >>
  • Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

    Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:04:19 GMT
    (CNN) -- A volcano erupted in Papua New Guinea on Friday, spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky.More >>
    (CNN) -- A volcano erupted in Papua New Guinea on Friday, spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky.More >>
  • Pilot found dead after F-15 crash in Virginia

    Pilot found dead after F-15 crash in Virginia

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:03:00 GMT
    (CNN) -- The pilot of an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed in Virginia was found dead, the commander of the unit said Thursday.More >>
    (CNN) -- The pilot of an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed in Virginia was found dead, the commander of the unit said Thursday.More >>
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  • Solemn remembrances set for Katrina Anniversary

    Solemn remembrances set for Katrina Anniversary

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:33:26 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial in a historic New Orleans cemetery is among the memorial activities planned for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial in a historic New Orleans cemetery is among the memorial activities planned for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Man convicted of robbing St. Landry truck stop, casino

    Man convicted of robbing St. Landry truck stop, casino

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:07:25 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A federal jury convicted a Ville Platte man Wednesday of robbing a St. Landry Parish truck stop store and casino, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley.More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A federal jury convicted a Ville Platte man Wednesday of robbing a St. Landry Parish truck stop store and casino, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley.More >>
  • In small Miss. town, a costly Katrina legacy

    In small Miss. town, a costly Katrina legacy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:11:31 GMT
    BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - One of Mississippi's towns hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina faces a new struggle for fiscal solvency as post-storm federal aid runs out nine years later.More >>
    BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - One of Mississippi's towns hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina faces a new struggle for fiscal solvency as post-storm federal aid runs out nine years later.
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  • 5,000 wasps built a nest in this bed

    5,000 wasps built a nest in this bed

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:39:18 GMT
    (NBC News) - A man in England opened the door of a rarely-used room in his mother's home and discovered thousands of wasps had made a giant nest in the bed. More >>
    (NBC News) - A man in England opened the door of a rarely-used room in his mother's home and discovered thousands of wasps had made a giant nest in the bed. More >>
  • Four arrested in Alexandria for narcotics, theft

    Four arrested in Alexandria for narcotics, theft

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:28:19 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 27, 2014, Alexandria Police arrested four individuals on narcotics and theft of a motor vehicle. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 27, 2014, Alexandria Police arrested four individuals on narcotics and theft of a motor vehicle. More >>
  • Teen helps nab counterfeit cash crooks

    Teen helps nab counterfeit cash crooks

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:04:58 GMT
    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 >>
    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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