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 ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – One woman is dead and another man is in the hospital following a house fire. More>>

Two Unrestrained Women Killed in Crash

Two unrestrained women killed in crash in Rapides Parish

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed two local women that were not wearing their seatbelt.  More>>

Colfax Housing Authority Boil Advisory

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COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Colfax Housing Authority is under a water boil advisory. This includes all 40 units of the Colfax Housing Authority. More>>

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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  • One person killed in early morning fire

    One person killed in early morning fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:43:37 GMT
     ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – One woman is dead and another man is in the hospital following a house fire.More >>
     ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – One woman is dead and another man is in the hospital following a house fire.More >>
  • Snake Hunt

    Snake Hunt

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:41:30 GMT
    State ends search for snake in New Jersey LakeMore >>
    State ends search for snake in New Jersey LakeMore >>
  • Wash. mom charged in toddler's meth overdose death

    Wash. mom charged in toddler's meth overdose death

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:29:19 GMT
    TACOMA, Wash. (CBS News) - A Washington State woman has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 meth overdose death of her 2-year-old son.More >>
    TACOMA, Wash. (CBS News) - A Washington State woman has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 meth overdose death of her 2-year-old son.More >>
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  • One person killed in early morning fire

    One person killed in early morning fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:43:37 GMT
     ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – One woman is dead and another man is in the hospital following a house fire.More >>
     ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – One woman is dead and another man is in the hospital following a house fire.More >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:11:00 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 >>
  • Two Unrestrained Women Killed in Crash

    Two unrestrained women killed in crash in Rapides Parish

    Two unrestrained women killed in crash in Rapides Parish

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:45:21 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed two local women that were not wearing their seatbelt. More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed two local women that were not wearing their seatbelt. More >>
  • APD: Burglary Arrest

    APD: Burglary Arrest

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:23:00 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 23, 2014 at 1:29 AM, Alexandria Police responded to a reported burglary in progress in the 2200 Block of North MacArthur Drive.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 23, 2014 at 1:29 AM, Alexandria Police responded to a reported burglary in progress in the 2200 Block of North MacArthur Drive.More >>
  • Colfax Housing Authority Boil Advisory

    Colfax Housing Authority Boil Advisory

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:55:18 GMT
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Colfax Housing Authority is under a water boil advisory. This includes all 40 units of the Colfax Housing Authority.More >>
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Colfax Housing Authority is under a water boil advisory. This includes all 40 units of the Colfax Housing Authority.More >>
  • New website helps employers link up with job seekers

    New website helps employers link up with job seekers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:43:54 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 >>
  • 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 >>
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  • Man goes on date, later carjacked by date, 2 men

    Man goes on date, later carjacked by date, 2 men

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:12:34 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man who met a woman on a social media website was carjacked by the woman and two men.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man who met a woman on a social media website was carjacked by the woman and two men.More >>
  • Lafayette has 'critical shortage' of teachers

    Lafayette has 'critical shortage' of teachers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:48:26 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School System has declared a critical shortage of classroom teachers to open the door for it to hire retirees to fill about 40 positions still vacant as the clock ticks down on the first day of school on Aug. 12.More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School System has declared a critical shortage of classroom teachers to open the door for it to hire retirees to fill about 40 positions still vacant as the clock ticks down on the first day of school on Aug. 12.More >>
  • Teacher, his wife accused of abusing baby

    Teacher, his wife accused of abusing baby

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:43:08 GMT
    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police have arrested a Carroll High School teacher and his wife after being accused of the repeated abuse of their 7-week old infant.More >>
    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police have arrested a Carroll High School teacher and his wife after being accused of the repeated abuse of their 7-week old infant.More >>
  • National NewsNational NewsMore>>

  • Snake Hunt

    Snake Hunt

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:41:30 GMT
    State ends search for snake in New Jersey LakeMore >>
    State ends search for snake in New Jersey LakeMore >>
  • Wash. mom charged in toddler's meth overdose death

    Wash. mom charged in toddler's meth overdose death

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:29:19 GMT
    TACOMA, Wash. (CBS News) - A Washington State woman has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 meth overdose death of her 2-year-old son.More >>
    TACOMA, Wash. (CBS News) - A Washington State woman has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 meth overdose death of her 2-year-old son.More >>
  • Arizona's Two-Hour Execution of Joseph Wood Set to Stir Debate

    Arizona's Two-Hour Execution of Joseph Wood Set to Stir Debate

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:28:33 GMT
    (NBC) -- Arizona's governor has ordered a review of Wednesday's two-hour execution of a gasping prisoner, but it's unclear what the fallout will be as the debate over lethal injection cranks up again.The botched April 29 lethal injection of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma stalled some executions, but five inmates have been put to death in other states since then.After the Lockett debacle, President Obama ordered Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of execution protocols across the co...More >>
    (NBC) -- Arizona's governor has ordered a review of Wednesday's two-hour execution of a gasping prisoner, but it's unclear what the fallout will be as the debate over lethal injection cranks up again.The botched April 29 lethal injection of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma stalled some executions, but five inmates have been put to death in other states since then.After the Lockett debacle, President Obama ordered Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of execution protocols across the co...More >>
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