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Natchitoches Central student dies after being hit on school grounds 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>>

UPDATE: Student dies after Natchitoches Central attack

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The 18 year-old man battered by a juvenile at Natchitoches Central High School has died, according to the Natchitoches Police Department.

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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>>

Fort Polk letter campaign final day

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Time is running out for the public to show support for Fort Polk, as the post faces a potential downsizing of more than 6,000 troops. Midnight marks the end of the public commenting phase. More>>

Local farmers get USDA grant Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Some local farmers are getting a helping hand from the USDA. More>>

Week 2 of jury selection begins in Sanders trial Video included

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- It's the first day of the second, and what's expected to be the final week, of jury selection in the federal criminal case of Thomas Steven Sanders. More>>

Youth Challenge Program Family Day Video included

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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Louisiana National Guard's Youth Challenge Program held Family day Sunday, the first time students have seen their families in more than a month.
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    Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

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  • Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:15:11 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.More >>
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  • I-10 through New Orleans opens after truck fire

    I-10 through New Orleans opens after truck fire

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:03:51 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have reopened eastbound Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans after a tank truck hauling 8,600 gallons of fuel overturned, exploded and burned in the median.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have reopened eastbound Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans after a tank truck hauling 8,600 gallons of fuel overturned, exploded and burned in the median.More >>
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  • Lafayette toddler wanders on to busy street

    Lafayette toddler wanders on to busy street

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:52:39 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police say the roommate of a child's caregiver is accused of negligent actions that left a 2-year-old free to walk out of the house and on to a traffic-heavy street. Cpl. Nicole Benoit tells The Advocate Jenika Brooks of Lafayette faces one count of child desertion for allegedly leaving for work Tuesday without making sure her roommate, the child's caretaker, was awake to watch over the child. Benoit says Brooks was home when the girl's father dropped off his d...More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police say the roommate of a child's caregiver is accused of negligent actions that left a 2-year-old free to walk out of the house and on to a traffic-heavy street. Cpl. Nicole Benoit tells The Advocate Jenika Brooks of Lafayette faces one count of child desertion for allegedly leaving for work Tuesday without making sure her roommate, the child's caretaker, was awake to watch over the child. Benoit says Brooks was home when the girl's father dropped off his d...More >>
  • NBC Scores Big With Monday Night Emmys

    NBC Scores Big With Monday Night Emmys

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:08:57 GMT
    (AP) NBC says it was the second biggest audience for an Emmy Awards broadcast in eight years. More >>
    (AP) NBC says it was the second biggest audience for an Emmy Awards broadcast in eight years. More >>
  • Lack Of Miley's Magic Hurt MTV Viewership

    Lack Of Miley's Magic Hurt MTV Viewership

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:05:40 GMT
    (AP) Video Music Awards audience was way down from last year. NBC's Emmy Award had twice as many viewers. More >>
    (AP) Video Music Awards audience was way down from last year. NBC's Emmy Award had twice as many viewers. More >>
  • Delta Airlines Is Hiring

    Delta Airlines Is Hiring

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:55:33 GMT
    (NBC) Delta Airlines is hiring as it makes plans to expand its flight schedule. More >>
    (NBC) Delta Airlines is hiring as it makes plans to expand its flight schedule. More >>
  • Natchitoches Central student dies after being hit on school grounds

    Natchitoches Central student dies after being hit on school grounds

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:00:25 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • NSU, '1 of 7' program encourage student service

    NSU, '1 of 7' program encourage student service

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:31:06 GMT
    (Photo Credit: Northwestern State University) NSU students who committed to spending one day per week engaged in some type of service to others bonded over 1 of 7 bracelets. (Photo Credit: Northwestern State University) NSU students who committed to spending one day per week engaged in some type of service to others bonded over 1 of 7 bracelets.
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State University has partnered with a non-profit organization to encourage students to spend one day each week doing volunteer work or service to others.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State University has partnered with a non-profit organization to encourage students to spend one day each week doing volunteer work or service to others.
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  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:20:08 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 >>
  • UPDATE: Student dies after Natchitoches Central attack

    UPDATE: Student dies after Natchitoches Central attack

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:29:56 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The 18 year-old man battered by a juvenile at Natchitoches Central High School has died, according to the Natchitoches Police Department.

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    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The 18 year-old man battered by a juvenile at Natchitoches Central High School has died, according to the Natchitoches Police Department.

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

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

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:56:48 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    Boil Advisory for City of Leesville

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:26:07 GMT
    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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  • Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:15:11 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.More >>
  • I-10 through New Orleans opens after truck fire

    I-10 through New Orleans opens after truck fire

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:03:51 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have reopened eastbound Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans after a tank truck hauling 8,600 gallons of fuel overturned, exploded and burned in the median.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have reopened eastbound Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans after a tank truck hauling 8,600 gallons of fuel overturned, exploded and burned in the median.More >>
  • Lafayette man struck, killed by dump truck

    Lafayette man struck, killed by dump truck

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:01:09 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Police say a 56-year-old Lafayette man walking behind a dump truck died when the truck hit him as it was backing up.Lafayette Police Cpl. Nicole Benoit says Douglas W. Perroncel walked behind the truck on a lot around 3:30 p.m.More >>
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  • Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

    Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:36:44 GMT
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  • Lubbock man indicted in law office slaying

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    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:46:14 GMT
    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A 28-year-old Lubbock man has been indicted in the beating death of a lawyer who was killed at the law office where both men were staying.The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that a Lubbock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted Jestin Hooker in the slaying last month of 61-year-old Steven Wallace.Court records show that Hooker is being charged with a felony count of murder. Hooker is being held at the Lubbock County Detention Center on $500,000 bond. Jail records do not...More >>
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  • New Jobs And Vehicles At General Motors

    New Jobs And Vehicles At General Motors

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:59:43 GMT
    (AP) General Motors and government officials are expected to announce new vehicles and jobs Wednesday at a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.More >>
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