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Jeffrey Hall announces candidacy for Alexandria mayor

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Another person has announced his candidacy for mayor of Alexandria. More>>

Ball residents react as Roy Hebron heads home

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BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Former Mayor of Ball, Roy Hebron, is back home after spending several years in federal prison. More>>

La Cuisine de la Louisiane

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MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- It was a treat for the taste buds Sunday night at the Paragon Casino Resort.
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Man killed in Natchitoches Parish crash

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NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A single vehicle crash killed a young man from Pleasant Hill, La. in the early morning hours of July 27, 2014 according to State Police.
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Arrest made in murder of Pamela Carnahan

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Police Department have made an arrest in the May 9 murder of Pamela Carnahan.
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LaSalle announces campaign for mayor

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -The race for the position as mayor of Alexandria continues to heat up.  More>>

Update on armed robbery at Simmesport Family Dollar store Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The fourth and final suspect in last week's Family Dollar armed robbery in Simmesport was arrested and charged on Thursday, July 24. More>>

Jeffrey W. Hall: Mayoral announcement

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Jeffrey W. Hall will be announcing his Mayoral Candidacy on Monday, July 28th.From 11 am to 11 pm at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, Hall will be hosting an event that will include voter registration, voter education, speakers, and vendors. More>>

Cenla Schools start dates / Open Houses

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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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  • La. veterans clinics included in deal

    La. veterans clinics included in deal

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:29:54 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.More >>
  • UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

    UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:22:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky). Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky). Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014.
    GENEVA (AP) - The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.More >>
    GENEVA (AP) - The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
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  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:20:31 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 >>
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  • La. veterans clinics included in deal

    La. veterans clinics included in deal

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:29:54 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.More >>
  • Ag commissioner seeks preservation of La. farmland

    Ag commissioner seeks preservation of La. farmland

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:34:51 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's top agriculture official is concerned about the loss of farmland in the state.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's top agriculture official is concerned about the loss of farmland in the state.
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  • NSU to implement tobacco free policy

    NSU to implement tobacco free policy

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:30:27 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Northwestern State University will become a tobacco free campus effective Friday, August 1. The new policy will prohibit tobacco use on all Northwestern State campuses.According to Vice President for University Affairs Marcus Jones, the policy will cover all interior spaces on Northwestern State’s Natchitoches campus and branch campuses, properties leased or operated by the university, all campus housing, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities, vehic...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Northwestern State University will become a tobacco free campus effective Friday, August 1. The new policy will prohibit tobacco use on all Northwestern State campuses.According to Vice President for University Affairs Marcus Jones, the policy will cover all interior spaces on Northwestern State’s Natchitoches campus and branch campuses, properties leased or operated by the university, all campus housing, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities, vehic...More >>
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  • UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

    UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:22:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky). Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky). Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014.
    GENEVA (AP) - The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.More >>
    GENEVA (AP) - The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
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  • Community rallies to find missing Oregon mom

    Community rallies to find missing Oregon mom

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:20 GMT
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    (NBC News) Jennifer Huston, Mom of two, disappears from Oregon gas station.More >>
    (NBC News) Jennifer Huston, Mom of two, disappears from Oregon gas station.More >>
  • Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:58:57 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration.
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  • As temperatures rise, what is your favorite activity to cool off?

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    Hop in the swimming pool!
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  • Cenla Schools start dates / Open Houses

    Cenla Schools start dates / Open Houses

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:01:24 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - We have compiled a list of school start dates all in one place for our viewers.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - We have compiled a list of school start dates all in one place for our viewers.More >>
  • Woman arrested for stealing vehicle, fleeing

    Woman arrested for stealing vehicle, fleeing

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:14:12 GMT
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 19, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to the 400 Block of Barney Rush Road. More >>
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 19, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to the 400 Block of Barney Rush Road. More >>
  • Second American infected with Ebola

    Second American infected with Ebola

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:17:05 GMT
    (CNN) -- A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.More >>
    (CNN) -- A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.More >>
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