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Boil advisory for some Grant Parish residents

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DRY PRONG, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some Grant Parish residents are now under a boil advisory. More>>

Young achiever: 'Zayne's Mighty Morsels' Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A Central Louisiana kid is making the most of living with type one diabetes. More>>

Man arrested for attempted robbery of Pineville Bank

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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Pineville Police have arrested a man who attempted to rob Pelican State Credit Union in Pineville. 
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Feeling the pinch of higher beef and pork prices Video included

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Local butchers and customers are feeling the pinch of constantly rising beef and pork prices. More>>

Escaped Avoyelles inmates captured in Port Allen Video included

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SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Two inmates who slipped away from the Avoyelles Parish Women's Correctional Center in Simmesport will soon be back behind bars. More>>

APD makes heroin arrest during patrol

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 28, 2014, Alexandria Police Officers, on patrol on the 2800 block of Harris street, observed a vehicle stopped in the street with a male subject standing next to the vehicle conversing with the driver. 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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  • Wednesday's Outdoor Planner

    Wednesday's Outdoor Planner

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:46:57 GMT
    Here is Wednesday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:00-5:00pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel with skies clearing out and becoming mostly sunny. Temps will climb into a seasonably cooler range as humidity values remain much lower than normal. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. Rain Chances will stay low and there will be plenty of sunshine.Those who spend prolonged amounts of t...More >>
    Here is Wednesday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:00-5:00pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel with skies clearing out and becoming mostly sunny. Temps will climb into a seasonably cooler range as humidity values remain much lower than normal. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. Rain Chances will stay low and there will be plenty of sunshine.Those who spend prolonged amounts of t...More >>
  • Boil advisory for some Grant Parish residents

    Boil advisory for some Grant Parish residents

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:09:59 GMT
    DRY PRONG, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some Grant Parish residents are now under a boil advisory.More >>
    DRY PRONG, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some Grant Parish residents are now under a boil advisory.More >>
  • How Does Your Car Rate In A Frontal Crash?

    How Does Your Car Rate In A Frontal Crash?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:33 GMT
    (AP) The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.More >>
    (AP) The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.More >>
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  • Coroner IDs kayaker who drowned in Arkansas River

    Coroner IDs kayaker who drowned in Arkansas River

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:41:22 GMT
    SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was pulled from the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.Chaffee County Coroner Randy Amettis identified the victim Tuesday as 54-year-old William A. Forshey, of Austin. His death has been ruled a drowning.The sheriff's office says Forshey became high-centered on a large rock in the Miracle Mile section of the river at about noon Monday. He stepped out of the boat, and witnesses say they saw him standing on the sho...More >>
    SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was pulled from the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.Chaffee County Coroner Randy Amettis identified the victim Tuesday as 54-year-old William A. Forshey, of Austin. His death has been ruled a drowning.The sheriff's office says Forshey became high-centered on a large rock in the Miracle Mile section of the river at about noon Monday. He stepped out of the boat, and witnesses say they saw him standing on the sho...More >>
  • LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

    LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:40:15 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A national group that pushes equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has hired a former clergyman to lead its efforts in Mississippi.Rob Hill grew up in Mississippi, and spent 12 years as a United Methodist pastor. He said Tuesday that he started work July 14 for Human Rights Campaign and its "Project One America."HRC announced in April that it will spend $8.5 million for the project in Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, which currently have no law...More >>
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A national group that pushes equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has hired a former clergyman to lead its efforts in Mississippi.Rob Hill grew up in Mississippi, and spent 12 years as a United Methodist pastor. He said Tuesday that he started work July 14 for Human Rights Campaign and its "Project One America."HRC announced in April that it will spend $8.5 million for the project in Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, which currently have no law...More >>
  • Pink Slime Reporters Under Subpoena

    Pink Slime Reporters Under Subpoena

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:52:17 GMT
    (AP) Ongoing legal flights over network TV reporting about food product pink slime. More >>
    (AP) Ongoing legal flights over network TV reporting about food product pink slime. More >>
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