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U.S. carries out airstrikes against Isis in Northern Iraq

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WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out two more airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq.
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Judge blocks new restrictive abortion law

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law. More>>

Funeral held for Natchitoches teen

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Natchitoches Central High School student and football player 18 year old Johnquaries Smith was laid to rest Saturday.
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Rainy Labor Day travels

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - It's a rainy Labor Day weekend, and despite the weather, many people are hitting the road or throwing party's at home for the holiday.
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Fifth Quarter Scores: Jamboree Week

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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>>

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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  • U.S. carries out airstrikes against Isis in Northern Iraq

    U.S. carries out airstrikes against Isis in Northern Iraq

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:14:05 GMT
    WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out two more airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq.More >>
    WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out two more airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq.
    More >>
  • Judge blocks new restrictive abortion law

    Judge blocks new restrictive abortion law

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:06:43 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.More >>
  • Monday's Outdoor Planner

    Monday's Outdoor Planner

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:31:57 GMT
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:30-5:30pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with Patchy AM Fog, fair to partly cloudy skies, afternoon rain chances and a muggy feel. These conditions will continue with temps climbing into the 90s through the day and becoming Hot Humid, after Noon. There will be a chance for scattered rain through the afternoon that will taper off during the evening hours.Our ...More >>
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:30-5:30pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with Patchy AM Fog, fair to partly cloudy skies, afternoon rain chances and a muggy feel. These conditions will continue with temps climbing into the 90s through the day and becoming Hot Humid, after Noon. There will be a chance for scattered rain through the afternoon that will taper off during the evening hours.Our ...More >>
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  • Judge blocks new restrictive abortion law

    Judge blocks new restrictive abortion law

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:06:43 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.More >>
  • 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 >>
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  • Funeral held for Natchitoches teen

    Funeral held for Natchitoches teen

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:05:15 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Natchitoches Central High School student and football player 18 year old Johnquaries Smith was laid to rest Saturday.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Natchitoches Central High School student and football player 18 year old Johnquaries Smith was laid to rest Saturday.
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  • Man arrested in connection with Cottonport armed robbery, multiple school lockdowns

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

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:50:42 GMT
    COTTONPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Marksville man turns himself in to Cottonport Police following an armed robbery to an individual.More >>
    COTTONPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Marksville man turns himself in to Cottonport Police following an armed robbery to an individual.More >>
  • Hefty rains today-A look at the upcoming week

    Hefty rains today-A look at the upcoming week

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:43:32 GMT
    A slow "farmer's" rain fell across the area today as the area was blasted with tropical moisture to the south. As high pressure setup across the eastern U.S., tropical moisture banked up against it and consolidated across the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. As a trough approached from the west, the high pressure pushed eastward allowing the tropical moisture to finally move northward in bulk. These types of events can produce hefty rain events around here and this event did not disappoint. Attac...More >>
    A slow "farmer's" rain fell across the area today as the area was blasted with tropical moisture to the south. As high pressure setup across the eastern U.S., tropical moisture banked up against it and consolidated across the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. As a trough approached from the west, the high pressure pushed eastward allowing the tropical moisture to finally move northward in bulk. These types of events can produce hefty rain events around here and this event did not disappoint. Attac...More >>
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