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  • Breastfeeding Is Even More Popular Now

    Breastfeeding Is Even More Popular Now

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:06:14 GMT
    (NBC) A new government report finds breastfeeding rates in the United States continue to rise.More >>
    (NBC) A new government report finds breastfeeding rates in the United States continue to rise.More >>
  • More Families Are Paying For College Out Of Pocket

    More Families Are Paying For College Out Of Pocket

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:02:39 GMT
    (NBC) A growing number of Americans are paying for college out of their own pockets.More >>
    (NBC) A growing number of Americans are paying for college out of their own pockets.More >>
  • Back to school shopping on tax-free weekend

    Back to school shopping on tax-free weekend

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:50:00 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - If you're not back to school shopping this weekend, you may want to stay home. It'll be busy with this weekend's state sales tax break for most school items. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - If you're not back to school shopping this weekend, you may want to stay home. It'll be busy with this weekend's state sales tax break for most school items. More >>
  • New State Law bans tanning beds for minors under eighteen

    New State Law bans tanning beds for minors under eighteen

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:38:01 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- A new state law on the books bans the use of tanning beds for anyone younger than eighteen. The law is facing some opposition, especially from tanning salons whose clients are banned from the beds.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- A new state law on the books bans the use of tanning beds for anyone younger than eighteen. The law is facing some opposition, especially from tanning salons whose clients are banned from the beds. More >>
  • Three arrested in connection with Lecompte bank robbery

    Three arrested in connection with Lecompte bank robbery

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:55:25 GMT
    LECOMPTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -  RPSO arrests two Lecompte men, one Alexandria man following robbery at Lecompte bank. More >>
    LECOMPTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -  RPSO arrests two Lecompte men, one Alexandria man following robbery at Lecompte bank. More >>
  • LA 116, Esler Field Road closed

    LA 116, Esler Field Road closed

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:33:51 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  LA 116 has been closed to repair a damaged cross drain pipe near Esler Field Air Port, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  LA 116 has been closed to repair a damaged cross drain pipe near Esler Field Air Port, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development. More >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:20:24 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 >>
  • APD arrests man in attempted burglary

    APD arrests man in attempted burglary

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:32:26 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 31, 2014 at 2:48 a.m., Alexandria Police responded to a residence in the 2900 Block of Jackson Street in reference to a burglary in progress.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 31, 2014 at 2:48 a.m., Alexandria Police responded to a residence in the 2900 Block of Jackson Street in reference to a burglary in progress.More >>
  • Pineville City Judge Appointee Michael Johnson

    Pineville City Judge Appointee Michael Johnson

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:06:56 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -Pineville City Judge Appointee Michael JohnsonMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -Pineville City Judge Appointee Michael JohnsonMore >>
  • More Students Are Scoring High On Advanced Placement Exams

    More Students Are Scoring High On Advanced Placement Exams

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:16:33 GMT
    (AP) Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams.More >>
    (AP) Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams.More >>
  • Open A Registry To Get Your College Stuff

    Open A Registry To Get Your College Stuff

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:11:11 GMT
    NBC) Registries aren't just for brides and babies anymore. College students are getting wise!More >>
    NBC) Registries aren't just for brides and babies anymore. College students are getting wise!More >>
  • Buddy Camp brings together kids with and without disabilities

    Buddy Camp brings together kids with and without disabilities

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:50:29 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- For the past 14 years, young people have come together for a week long summer day camp at First United Methodist Church. It's called "Buddy Camp" and it's for kids both with and without disabilities.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- For the past 14 years, young people have come together for a week long summer day camp at First United Methodist Church. It's called "Buddy Camp" and it's for kids both with and without disabilities.More >>
  • Hope House school supply drive

    Hope House school supply drive

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:49:10 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Hope House of Central Louisiana is asking for help with a "Back to School" school supplies drive.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Hope House of Central Louisiana is asking for help with a "Back to School" school supplies drive.More >>
  • Vernon Parish's Education Initiative recognized nationally

    Vernon Parish's Education Initiative recognized nationally

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:43:10 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Fort Polk Progress, the Vernon Parish School District, and Fort Polk military installation have been recognized for creating an initiative to improve the quality of education for military families in Vernon parish.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Fort Polk Progress, the Vernon Parish School District, and Fort Polk military installation have been recognized for creating an initiative to improve the quality of education for military families in Vernon parish.More >>
  • Three injured, one arrested after shooting in Alexandria

    Three injured, one arrested after shooting in Alexandria

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:35:24 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Three people have been injured following a shooting Thursday morning in Alexandria.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Three people have been injured following a shooting Thursday morning in Alexandria.More >>
  • Emily's Adventures: Geocaching

    Emily's Adventures: Geocaching

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:59:00 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The game and art of treasure hunting is something that everyone can enjoy. How many of us drew maps of our backyards and put an “X” that marked the spot? In today’s world, finding hidden treasures is something that is becoming almost nonexistent... Unless you are participating in an activity called geocaching.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The game and art of treasure hunting is something that everyone can enjoy. How many of us drew maps of our backyards and put an “X” that marked the spot? In today’s world, finding hidden treasures is something that is becoming almost nonexistent... Unless you are participating in an activity called geocaching.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Youth Bowling Tour

    JAMBALAYA: Youth Bowling Tour

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:29:43 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Youth Bowling TourMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Youth Bowling TourMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: CASA Fundraiser

    JAMBALAYA: CASA Fundraiser

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:29:01 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: CASA FundraiserMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: CASA FundraiserMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Second Samuel

    JAMBALAYA: Second Samuel

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:28:18 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Second SamuelMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Second SamuelMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Youth Revival

    JAMBALAYA: Youth Revival

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:26:56 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Youth RevivalMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Youth RevivalMore >>
  • One arrest made in Sabine Parish homicide

    One arrest made in Sabine Parish homicide

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:50:16 GMT
    SABINE PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- One person has been arrested for the murder of James Paul Green, 50, of Fisher, whose body was discovered inside his burnt residence on the morning of July 18, 2014. Major C. Jones, 27, of Zwolle, was arrested on July 30, 2014, and booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on a warrant for second degree murder.On July 17, 2014, the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office (SPSO) received a 911 call at approximately 10:40 p.m. that Green’s residence was o...More >>
    SABINE PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- One person has been arrested for the murder of James Paul Green, 50, of Fisher, whose body was discovered inside his burnt residence on the morning of July 18, 2014. Major C. Jones, 27, of Zwolle, was arrested on July 30, 2014, and booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on a warrant for second degree murder.On July 17, 2014, the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office (SPSO) received a 911 call at approximately 10:40 p.m. that Green’s residence was o...More >>
  • Veterans talk problems with Secretary LaCerte

    Veterans talk problems with Secretary LaCerte

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:11:07 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Local Veterans and Military families gathered at the VFW in Alexandria Wednesday night, to speak out on their experiences with the Alexandria VA Medical Center.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Local Veterans and Military families gathered at the VFW in Alexandria Wednesday night, to speak out on their experiences with the Alexandria VA Medical Center.More >>
  • Chrysler Is Recalling Certain Fiat Model For Airbag Repair

    Chrysler Is Recalling Certain Fiat Model For Airbag Repair

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:45:54 GMT
    (AP) Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada. More >>
    (AP) Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada. More >>
  • Your House Is Probably Worth More

    Your House Is Probably Worth More

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:35:10 GMT
    (NBC) Home prices continue to rise, but the pace is slowing. Still, your home is probably worth more.More >>
    (NBC) Home prices continue to rise, but the pace is slowing. Still, your home is probably worth more.More >>
  • Pineville City Marshall update

    Pineville City Marshall update

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:41:19 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) With the passing of Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane, Interim Marshal Sarah Smith is taking on the position.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) With the passing of Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane, Interim Marshal Sarah Smith is taking on the position.More >>
  • State Sales Tax holiday this weekend

    State Sales Tax holiday this weekend

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:02:26 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5) Consumers across the state will be flocking to the stores this weekend to take advantage of the annual sales tax holiday, which occurs this weekend (August 1st-2nd).More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5) Consumers across the state will be flocking to the stores this weekend to take advantage of the annual sales tax holiday, which occurs this weekend (August 1st-2nd). More >>
  • Alexandria area teachers receive 25% off classroom supplies, August 1-3

    Alexandria area teachers receive 25% off classroom supplies, August 1-3

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:52:06 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Most teachers spend more than $400 of their own money each year on supplies and materials for their classrooms. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Most teachers spend more than $400 of their own money each year on supplies and materials for their classrooms. More >>
  • Natchitoches man sentenced for cocaine, meth distribution

    Natchitoches man sentenced for cocaine, meth distribution

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:25:42 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Natchitoches man was sentenced last Friday to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for cocaine and meth distribution.More >>
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Natchitoches man was sentenced last Friday to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for cocaine and meth distribution.More >>
  • Sentenced to death: The death penalty in Central Louisiana

    Sentenced to death: The death penalty in Central Louisiana

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:46:58 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Next month, Thomas Steven Sanders is set to stand trial at federal court in Alexandria for a murder case that could carry a death penalty sentence if convicted.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Next month, Thomas Steven Sanders is set to stand trial at federal court in Alexandria for a murder case that could carry a death penalty sentence if convicted.More >>
  • Kincade appointed to Louisiana National Register of Historic Places

    Kincade appointed to Louisiana National Register of Historic Places

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:37:51 GMT
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) --Leesville Main Street Manager, Sam Kincade, has been appointed as a new member of the Louisiana National Register of Historic Places.More >>
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) --Leesville Main Street Manager, Sam Kincade, has been appointed as a new member of the Louisiana National Register of Historic Places.More >>
  • APD: Battery Arrest

    APD: Battery Arrest

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:47:43 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)-- On July 29 2014, an APD Officer on patrol was flagged down by passing motorist and advised of a stalled vehicle in the middle of the 5700 Block of Masonic Drive.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)-- On July 29 2014, an APD Officer on patrol was flagged down by passing motorist and advised of a stalled vehicle in the middle of the 5700 Block of Masonic Drive.More >>
  • 2014 Community Impact Award to be $75K

    2014 Community Impact Award to be $75K

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:36:52 GMT
    CENLA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Board of Directors of the Central Louisiana Community Foundation voted at its January meeting to establish the amount of the 2014 Community Impact Award at $75,000, up from $55,000 in 2013.More >>
    CENLA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Board of Directors of the Central Louisiana Community Foundation voted at its January meeting to establish the amount of the 2014 Community Impact Award at $75,000, up from $55,000 in 2013.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 >>
  • Young achiever: 'Zayne's Mighty Morsels'

    Young achiever: 'Zayne's Mighty Morsels'

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:54:50 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A Central Louisiana kid is making the most of living with type one diabetes.More >>
    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

    Man arrested for attempted robbery of Pineville Bank

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:10:31 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Pineville Police have arrested a man who attempted to rob Pelican State Credit Union in Pineville. More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Pineville Police have arrested a man who attempted to rob Pelican State Credit Union in Pineville. 
    More >>
  • Feeling the pinch of higher beef and pork prices

    Feeling the pinch of higher beef and pork prices

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:51:22 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Local butchers and customers are feeling the pinch of constantly rising beef and pork prices.More >>
    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

    Escaped Avoyelles inmates captured in Port Allen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:14:22 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Two escapees from Avoyelles Correctional Center recaptured in Port Allen

    Two escapees from Avoyelles Correctional Center recaptured in Port Allen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:15:53 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Two women have been re-captured following their escape from the Avoyelles Simmesport Women’s Correctional Center on Friday.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Two women have been re-captured following their escape from the Avoyelles Simmesport Women’s Correctional Center on Friday.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Red River Dance Company

    JAMBALAYA: Red River Dance Company

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:02:56 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Red River Dance CompanyMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Red River Dance CompanyMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Tax Free Weekend

    JAMBALAYA: Tax Free Weekend

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:02:05 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Tax Free WeekendMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Tax Free WeekendMore >>
  • APD makes heroin arrest during patrol

    APD makes heroin arrest during patrol

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:18:37 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Should Airlines Come Clean?

    Should Airlines Come Clean?

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:11:11 GMT
    (AP)  Airlines don't want to publish the final fare/full price as required by law.More >>
    (AP)  Airlines don't want to publish the final fare/full price as required by law.More >>
  • Fort Polk training

    Fort Polk training

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:52:45 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A combat convoy made its way through Artillery Lane at Fort Polk and encountered several obstacles on the road.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A combat convoy made its way through Artillery Lane at Fort Polk and encountered several obstacles on the road.More >>
  • Back to School Sleep Schedule

    Back to School Sleep Schedule

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:17:29 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- In just two weeks, alarm clocks across Rapides Parish will be waking up kids for school, and that means it's time to get them on a school sleep routine.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- In just two weeks, alarm clocks across Rapides Parish will be waking up kids for school, and that means it's time to get them on a school sleep routine.More >>
  • Jeffrey Hall announces candidacy for Alexandria mayor

    Jeffrey Hall announces candidacy for Alexandria mayor

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:15:55 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Another person has announced his candidacy for mayor of Alexandria.More >>
    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

    Ball residents react as Roy Hebron heads home

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:10:12 GMT
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Former Mayor of Ball, Roy Hebron, is back home after spending several years in federal prison.More >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Former Mayor of Ball, Roy Hebron, is back home after spending several years in federal prison.More >>
  • Kids Die In Hot Cars Even In The Winter

    Kids Die In Hot Cars Even In The Winter

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:30:44 GMT
    (NBC) Cars can get dangerously hot, and not just  in the summertime.More >>
    (NBC) Cars can get dangerously hot, and not just  in the summertime.More >>
  • Is Your Nissan On The Recall List?

    Is Your Nissan On The Recall List?

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:24:00 GMT
    (NBC) Japanese auto manufacturer Nissan is recalling an additional 226-thousand vehicles because of defective air bags. Is your vehicle on the list?More >>
    (NBC) Japanese auto manufacturer Nissan is recalling an additional 226-thousand vehicles because of defective air bags. Is your vehicle on the list?More >>
  • Two arrested in Alexandria for freezer, AC unit theft

    Two arrested in Alexandria for freezer, AC unit theft

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:22:38 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 25, 2014, Alexandria Police responded to a reported burglary 1200 Block of Broadway Ave. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 25, 2014, Alexandria Police responded to a reported burglary 1200 Block of Broadway Ave. More >>
  • APD arrests woman for alleged stabbing

    APD arrests woman for alleged stabbing

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:17:02 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 25, 2014, Alexandria Police responded to a reported battery in the 100 block of Mary Street. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 25, 2014, Alexandria Police responded to a reported battery in the 100 block of Mary Street. More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: LBM Productions

    JAMBALAYA: LBM Productions

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:20:57 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: LBM ProductionsMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: LBM ProductionsMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Alexandria Recreation Summit

    JAMBALAYA: Alexandria Recreation Summit

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:14:05 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Alexandria Recreation SummitMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Alexandria Recreation SummitMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Healthy Woman Are Active

    JAMBALAYA: Healthy Woman Are Active

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:13:18 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Healthy Woman Are ActiveMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Healthy Woman Are ActiveMore >>
  • La Cuisine de la Louisiane

    La Cuisine de la Louisiane

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:02:47 GMT
    MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- It was a treat for the taste buds Sunday night at the Paragon Casino Resort.More >>
    MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- It was a treat for the taste buds Sunday night at the Paragon Casino Resort.
    More >>
  • Man killed in Natchitoches Parish crash

    Man killed in Natchitoches Parish crash

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:05:16 GMT
    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.
    More >>
    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.
    More >>
  • Arrest made in murder of Pamela Carnahan

    Arrest made in murder of Pamela Carnahan

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:13:13 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Police Department have made an arrest in the May 9 murder of Pamela Carnahan.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Police Department have made an arrest in the May 9 murder of Pamela Carnahan.
    More >>
  • Got Back Pain? What You're Taking May Not Be Working

    Got Back Pain? What You're Taking May Not Be Working

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:06:50 GMT
    (NBC) Acetaminophen may not be the best way to treat back pain. Placebo worked the same in some studies. More >>
    (NBC) Acetaminophen may not be the best way to treat back pain. Placebo worked the same in some studies. More >>
  • Amazon Sales Are Up And So Are Losses

    Amazon Sales Are Up And So Are Losses

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:03:15 GMT
    (NBC) Amazon lost more than market-watchers anticipated, even though sales were up. More >>
    (NBC) Amazon lost more than market-watchers anticipated, even though sales were up. More >>
  • You May Want To Get Used To Late Mail

    You May Want To Get Used To Late Mail

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:58:47 GMT
    (NBC) The amount of late-delivered mail is increasing. The Postal Service points to a number of reasons.More >>
    (NBC) The amount of late-delivered mail is increasing. The Postal Service points to a number of reasons.More >>
  • Been To The Movies Lately?

    Been To The Movies Lately?

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:54:47 GMT
    (NBC) Fewer people are going to the movies these days. The flicks that are on screen aren't making as much money.More >>
    (NBC) Fewer people are going to the movies these days. The flicks that are on screen aren't making as much money.More >>
  • LaSalle announces campaign for mayor

    LaSalle announces campaign for mayor

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:27:26 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -The race for the position as mayor of Alexandria continues to heat up. More >>
    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

    Update on armed robbery at Simmesport Family Dollar store

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:00:21 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    Jeffrey W. Hall: Mayoral announcement

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:00:52 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Emily's Adventures: museum & a milkshake

    Emily's Adventures: museum & a milkshake

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:35:36 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- We have trekked through the woods, shopped for local produce, and stepped back in time to explore local history. This week, we are getting a little bit of air-conditioning.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- We have trekked through the woods, shopped for local produce, and stepped back in time to explore local history. This week, we are getting a little bit of air-conditioning.More >>
  • APD requests public assistance in tire theft cases. Possible reward!

    APD requests public assistance in tire theft cases. Possible reward!

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:26:28 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Alexandria Police Department is requesting the assistance of the public in solving a series of tire wheel thefts in the recent past.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Alexandria Police Department is requesting the assistance of the public in solving a series of tire wheel thefts in the recent past.More >>
  • Search warrant leads to two arrests in Grant Parish

    Search warrant leads to two arrests in Grant Parish

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:11:49 GMT
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant on July 23, 2014 on Charlie Coleman Road north of Pollock which resulted in the arrest of two people.More >>
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant on July 23, 2014 on Charlie Coleman Road north of Pollock which resulted in the arrest of two people.More >>
  • Unrestrained Pineville man killed in crash

    Unrestrained Pineville man killed in crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:04:53 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Pineville, LA that was not wearing a seatbelt.Troopers responded to the crash around 1:12 a.m., which occurred on LA Hwy 1 north of the Poland community. More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Pineville, LA that was not wearing a seatbelt.Troopers responded to the crash around 1:12 a.m., which occurred on LA Hwy 1 north of the Poland community. More >>
  • Some Soldiers May Enlist To Escape A Bad Home life

    Some Soldiers May Enlist To Escape A Bad Home life

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:55:17 GMT
    (NBC) The military may be a way to escape problems and abuse at home.More >>
    (NBC) The military may be a way to escape problems and abuse at home.More >>
  • Help Your Dermatologist Keep You Safe

    Help Your Dermatologist Keep You Safe

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:49:17 GMT
    (NBC) Itching or painful moles could easily help your doctor determine a course of treatment.More >>
    (NBC) Itching or painful moles could easily help your doctor determine a course of treatment.More >>
  • KALB has a special guest

    KALB has a special guest

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:22:27 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -News Channel 5 had a very special guest. Eight-year-old Kylie Bush of Pineville went behind the scenes at KALB and learned how broadcasting works. Kylie has short gut syndrome that requires multiple organ transplants and is currently waiting for donors. Her mother, Joan Wallacer, said in the meantime, Kylie is making the best of her situation. "There's a lot of times in her life that she doesn't have control over things and so when she can just be a norm...More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -News Channel 5 had a very special guest. Eight-year-old Kylie Bush of Pineville went behind the scenes at KALB and learned how broadcasting works. Kylie has short gut syndrome that requires multiple organ transplants and is currently waiting for donors. Her mother, Joan Wallacer, said in the meantime, Kylie is making the best of her situation. "There's a lot of times in her life that she doesn't have control over things and so when she can just be a norm...More >>
  • What's Right About Cenla: Volunteers at Cabrini Hospital

    What's Right About Cenla: Volunteers at Cabrini Hospital

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:00:56 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) One local hospital is giving high school students who aspire to work in the medical field a chance to get some hands-on experience. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) One local hospital is giving high school students who aspire to work in the medical field a chance to get some hands-on experience. More >>
  • Local crossfit athlete competes nationally

    Local crossfit athlete competes nationally

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:33:44 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Members of the Crossfit Southbank gym have more to be proud about than just personal perseverance. The gym's owner, Lisa Lauve, is competing at the National Crossfit games in California.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Members of the Crossfit Southbank gym have more to be proud about than just personal perseverance. The gym's owner, Lisa Lauve, is competing at the National Crossfit games in California.More >>
  • D.A.R.E. Officer Training Conference

    D.A.R.E. Officer Training Conference

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:32:40 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- This school year, kids across the state will benefit from the D.A.R.E. program. Nearly 200 D.A.R.E. officers from all over Louisiana, are attending a training conference in Pineville this week.More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- This school year, kids across the state will benefit from the D.A.R.E. program. Nearly 200 D.A.R.E. officers from all over Louisiana, are attending a training conference in Pineville this week.More >>
  • Simmesport PD arrest two, on the lookout for third in armed robbery

    Simmesport PD arrest two, on the lookout for third in armed robbery

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:45:38 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Demond Johnson, 21, of Simmesport, has been charged with armed robbery with a firearm and has yet to be arrested. He is described as a black male 5'11", 190 lbs. More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Demond Johnson, 21, of Simmesport, has been charged with armed robbery with a firearm and has yet to be arrested. He is described as a black male 5'11", 190 lbs. More >>
  • One person killed in early morning fire

    One person killed in early morning fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:57:29 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 >>
  • Town of Cottonport Boil Advisory

    Town of Cottonport Boil Advisory

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:23:39 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Cottonport has issued a boil advisory for the residents on Arman Thevenot Road, Bordebi Rod, and those on Longbridge Road that are outside the corporation limit, due to a broken water line.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Cottonport has issued a boil advisory for the residents on Arman Thevenot Road, Bordebi Rod, and those on Longbridge Road that are outside the corporation limit, due to a broken water line.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 >>
  • Former Mayor of Ball Roy Hebron released from halfway house

    Former Mayor of Ball Roy Hebron released from halfway house

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:57:35 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  Roy Hebron, Former Mayor of Ball, will soon be back in the town. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  Roy Hebron, Former Mayor of Ball, will soon be back in the town. More >>
  • Watching for Listeria symptoms after nationwide produce recall

    Watching for Listeria symptoms after nationwide produce recall

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:57:29 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Have you bought peaches, nectarines, or plums recently?More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Have you bought peaches, nectarines, or plums recently?More >>
  • APD: Weapons/Narcotics arrest

    APD: Weapons/Narcotics arrest

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:27:53 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 22, 2014, at 1:00 AM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of Everett Street in reference to an assault with a firearm.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 22, 2014, at 1:00 AM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of Everett Street in reference to an assault with a firearm.More >>
  • APD: Weapons/Narcotics Arrest

    APD: Weapons/Narcotics Arrest

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:01:48 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La, (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 21, 2014, at 11:59 PM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 4400 Block of Lee Street in reference to a shots fired complaint. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La, (KALB News Channel 5) -- On July 21, 2014, at 11:59 PM, APD Officers were dispatched to the 4400 Block of Lee Street in reference to a shots fired complaint. More >>
  • Your Jeep S-U-V Could Be On The Recall List

    Your Jeep S-U-V Could Be On The Recall List

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:29:35 GMT
    (AP) This time it's a Chrysler recall. Possible ignition switch problems in a number of Jeep S-U-Vs.More >>
    (AP) This time it's a Chrysler recall. Possible ignition switch problems in a number of Jeep S-U-Vs.More >>
  • UPS Drivers On The Job Even Earlier

    UPS Drivers On The Job Even Earlier

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:11:37 GMT
    (NBC) UPS could be ringing your bell before you finish your morning coffee.More >>
    (NBC) UPS could be ringing your bell before you finish your morning coffee.More >>
  • LDOA hosts 'Buddy Camp'

    LDOA hosts 'Buddy Camp'

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:43:21 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Louisiana Dare Officers Association teamed up with "Buddy Camp" Tuesday morning for a 5K walk to support the organization.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Louisiana Dare Officers Association teamed up with "Buddy Camp" Tuesday morning for a 5K walk to support the organization.More >>
  • Woman accused of battering mayor prepares to head to court

    Woman accused of battering mayor prepares to head to court

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:41:19 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- An Alexandria woman is pleading for the city to drop a "simple battery" charge against her stemming from an incident at a city council meeting more than a year ago.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- An Alexandria woman is pleading for the city to drop a "simple battery" charge against her stemming from an incident at a city council meeting more than a year ago.More >>
  • Homeless students: Leveling the playing field

    Homeless students: Leveling the playing field

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:04:21 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Not all students in Rapides Parish have the supplies they need for a productive school year. Nearly 500 children attending school are considered homeless, but there are community organizations looking to lend a helping hand.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Not all students in Rapides Parish have the supplies they need for a productive school year. Nearly 500 children attending school are considered homeless, but there are community organizations looking to lend a helping hand.More >>
  • Thunder Valley Speedway honors Azalee

    Thunder Valley Speedway honors Azalee

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:04:06 GMT
    GLENMORA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - There's a hidden gem in Glenmora; a hidden gem of speed. "Racing is big in this community," Thunder Valley Speedway owner Alan Crowe said.


    More >>
    GLENMORA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - There's a hidden gem in Glenmora; a hidden gem of speed. "Racing is big in this community," Thunder Valley Speedway owner Alan Crowe said.

    More >>
  • Lecompte Volunteer Fire Dept Chief Billy Glen passes at 62

    Lecompte Volunteer Fire Dept Chief Billy Glen passes at 62

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:59:07 GMT
    LECOMPTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Mass of Christian Burial for Chief Billy Glen Norris, Sr. will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at St. Martin Catholic Church, Lecompte, with Rev. Scott Chemino, Rev. Adam Travis and Rev. Rickey Gremillion officiating. More >>
    LECOMPTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Mass of Christian Burial for Chief Billy Glen Norris, Sr. will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at St. Martin Catholic Church, Lecompte, with Rev. Scott Chemino, Rev. Adam Travis and Rev. Rickey Gremillion officiating. More >>
  • Midday Focus: School Supply Drive

    Midday Focus: School Supply Drive

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:30:40 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -Midday Focus: School Supply DriveMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -Midday Focus: School Supply DriveMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Adopt a Pet

    JAMBALAYA: Adopt a Pet

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:29:47 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Adopt a PetMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Adopt a PetMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Thunder Valley Speedway

    JAMBALAYA: Thunder Valley Speedway

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:22:29 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Thunder Valley SpeedwayMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Thunder Valley SpeedwayMore >>
  • Elmer water boil advisory enacted, Twin Bridges advisory lifted

    Elmer water boil advisory enacted, Twin Bridges advisory lifted

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:54:24 GMT
    ELMER, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - EMC Water System, Inc. in Elmer, LA has issued a boil advisory for customers in the Calcasieu area of the water system. The boil advisory for Twin Bridges Road has been lifted.More >>
    ELMER, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - EMC Water System, Inc. in Elmer, LA has issued a boil advisory for customers in the Calcasieu area of the water system. The boil advisory for Twin Bridges Road has been lifted.More >>
  • Vernon Police Jury works to make 911 sustainable

    Vernon Police Jury works to make 911 sustainable

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:36:57 GMT
    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - Vernon Parish Police Jurors will consider financially assisting the parish communications district, after 911 revenues have failed to keep up with the cost of maintaining it.More >>
    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - Vernon Parish Police Jurors will consider financially assisting the parish communications district, after 911 revenues have failed to keep up with the cost of maintaining it.More >>
  • Man arrested for aggravated burglary in Alexandria

    Man arrested for aggravated burglary in Alexandria

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:45:51 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 22, 2014 at 4:14 a.m., Alexandria Police Department officers responded to a reported burglary in the 2800 Block of Jackson Street.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 22, 2014 at 4:14 a.m., Alexandria Police Department officers responded to a reported burglary in the 2800 Block of Jackson Street.More >>
  • Rapides Parish Police Jury holds meeting on Coliseum renovation

    Rapides Parish Police Jury holds meeting on Coliseum renovation

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:38:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Rapides Parish Police Jury met Monday, to discuss  the Rapides Parish Coliseum. The plans to renovate are at a stand still, as the Police Jury and city have yet to decide what to do about their dual ownership of the Coliseum parking lot; but they are getting closer.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Rapides Parish Police Jury met Monday, to discuss  the Rapides Parish Coliseum. The plans to renovate are at a stand still, as the Police Jury and city have yet to decide what to do about their dual ownership of the Coliseum parking lot; but they are getting closer.More >>
  • New Drugs For HIV-Positive Patients Who Have Hepatitis-C

    New Drugs For HIV-Positive Patients Who Have Hepatitis-C

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:27:41 GMT
    (NBC)  Fewer H-I-V cases are diagnosed and new treatments are being used on patients with other diseases.More >>
    (NBC)  Fewer H-I-V cases are diagnosed and new treatments are being used on patients with other diseases.More >>
  • Better Schools May Encourage Better Health Decisions

    Better Schools May Encourage Better Health Decisions

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:18:24 GMT
    (NBC) High-performing schools encourage more than just good grades. More >>
    (NBC) High-performing schools encourage more than just good grades. More >>
  • Don't Let Credit Cards Ruin Your Vacation

    Don't Let Credit Cards Ruin Your Vacation

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:14:20 GMT
    (NBC) There are some rules of the road you should follow when you take your credit cards on vacation.More >>
    (NBC) There are some rules of the road you should follow when you take your credit cards on vacation.More >>
  • Buckeye graduate receives LYAC Leadership Award

    Buckeye graduate receives LYAC Leadership Award

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:58:07 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Legislative Youth Advisory Council Leadership Award recognizes young people for demonstrating outstanding leadership and citizenship in their communities. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Legislative Youth Advisory Council Leadership Award recognizes young people for demonstrating outstanding leadership and citizenship in their communities. More >>
  • Husband and wife killed in crash on LA 28 East

    Husband and wife killed in crash on LA 28 East

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:13:58 GMT
    LaSalle Parish, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A crash on LA Hwy 28 East near US Hwy 84 claimed the lives of a woman and man from Columbia, La. on Monday afternoon.More >>
    LaSalle Parish, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A crash on LA Hwy 28 East near US Hwy 84 claimed the lives of a woman and man from Columbia, La. on Monday afternoon.More >>
  • Power outages planned for Alexandria Tuesday morning

    Power outages planned for Alexandria Tuesday morning

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:43:06 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Some Alexandria residents should expect electrical outages on Tuesday morning between 4 and 5 a.m.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Some Alexandria residents should expect electrical outages on Tuesday morning between 4 and 5 a.m.More >>
  • Kids head off to Salvation Army camp

    Kids head off to Salvation Army camp

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:13:15 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- More than 40 kids with the Salvation Army are headed to camp in Mississippi.Campers will be spending the week in Lexington.The camp is sponsored by Louisiana Charities. It provides the chance for kids to learn about the great outdoors doing things they might not otherwise get the chance to experience.Staff with the Salvation Army say sometimes kids are a bit nervous at the start of the week. But, by the end of the week, they're having a blast and want ...More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- More than 40 kids with the Salvation Army are headed to camp in Mississippi.Campers will be spending the week in Lexington.The camp is sponsored by Louisiana Charities. It provides the chance for kids to learn about the great outdoors doing things they might not otherwise get the chance to experience.Staff with the Salvation Army say sometimes kids are a bit nervous at the start of the week. But, by the end of the week, they're having a blast and want ...More >>
  • Friends, colleagues remember Larry Jeane

    Friends, colleagues remember Larry Jeane

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:01:07 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Black ribbons adorned the Pineville City Courthouse Monday in memory of City Marshal Larry Jeane.News Channel 5's Brooke Buford (Twitter: @brookebuford) spoke with friends and colleagues as they remembered him.Jeane passed away Sunday as a result of a car accident on Highway 107 on Friday.Mayor Clarence Fields was out of the state on business Monday. Chief of Staff, Rich Dupree, who Jeane called "little brother," says the news came as a shock to all."Ne...More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Black ribbons adorned the Pineville City Courthouse Monday in memory of City Marshal Larry Jeane.News Channel 5's Brooke Buford (Twitter: @brookebuford) spoke with friends and colleagues as they remembered him.Jeane passed away Sunday as a result of a car accident on Highway 107 on Friday.Mayor Clarence Fields was out of the state on business Monday. Chief of Staff, Rich Dupree, who Jeane called "little brother," says the news came as a shock to all."Ne...More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: La Cuisine de la Louisiane

    JAMBALAYA: La Cuisine de la Louisiane

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:08:39 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -La Cuisine de la LouisianeMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -La Cuisine de la LouisianeMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Rapides Library Carnival

    JAMBALAYA: Rapides Library Carnival

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:04:53 GMT
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  • AMOA Muse

    AMOA Muse

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:48:06 GMT
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  • GPSO arrests woman for throwing rocks, violence

    GPSO arrests woman for throwing rocks, violence

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:24:24 GMT
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of a female standing in the middle of Parsonage Road holding a knife and throwing rocks at cars as they passed on July 17, 2014.More >>
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of a female standing in the middle of Parsonage Road holding a knife and throwing rocks at cars as they passed on July 17, 2014.More >>
  • Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane dies as a result of traffic accident

    Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane dies as a result of traffic accident

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 00:21:21 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The City of Pineville has confirmed that Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane has died as a result of a traffic accident last week.More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The City of Pineville has confirmed that Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane has died as a result of a traffic accident last week.More >>
  • Simmesport PD make armed robbery arrest

    Simmesport PD make armed robbery arrest

    Sunday, July 20 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-20 20:20:44 GMT
    SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Simmesport police say they have arrested a man they believe is responsible for an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store last Thursday, July 17.More >>
    SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Simmesport police say they have arrested a man they believe is responsible for an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store last Thursday, July 17.More >>
  • Kids, Inc. at the Alexandria Mall

    Kids, Inc. at the Alexandria Mall

    Sunday, July 20 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-20 19:30:22 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Mall hosted its 3rd annual Kids, Inc. Saturday.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Mall hosted its 3rd annual Kids, Inc. Saturday.More >>
  • NSU Folk Festival wraps up

    NSU Folk Festival wraps up

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:55:42 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The 35th annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival wrapped up this weekend.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The 35th annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival wrapped up this weekend.
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  • "The Muse" spoken word poetry at AMOA

    "The Muse" spoken word poetry at AMOA

    Saturday, July 19 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-19 21:38:25 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Teens and young adults learned about a different type of art form Saturday at the Alexandria Museum of Art that relies more on sound than sight.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Teens and young adults learned about a different type of art form Saturday at the Alexandria Museum of Art that relies more on sound than sight.
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  • Former LSU Pole Vaulter Lacey Sanchez Wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

    Former LSU Pole Vaulter Lacey Sanchez Wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-07-02 18:29:23 GMT
    BATON ROUGE (KALB News Channel 5)– A former member of the LSU Track Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represent the state at the Miss America Pageant to be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September.More >>
    BATON ROUGE (KALB News Channel 5)– A former member of the LSU Track Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represent the state at the Miss America Pageant to be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September.More >>
  • NSU's Walker halted in 200m semifinals at USA Championships

    NSU's Walker halted in 200m semifinals at USA Championships

    Sunday, June 29 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-06-30 03:51:17 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5)– The collegiate career of three-time All-American Justin Walker came to a close in the semifinals of the 200 meter dash Sunday at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, as the Northwestern State senior didn’t advance to the final in his fifth race over four days.More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5)– The collegiate career of three-time All-American Justin Walker came to a close in the semifinals of the 200 meter dash Sunday at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, as the Northwestern State senior didn’t advance to the final in his fifth race over four days.More >>
  • LSU's Nikita Tracey Wins Jamaican Bronze with Personal Best in Hurdles

    LSU's Nikita Tracey Wins Jamaican Bronze with Personal Best in Hurdles

    Sunday, June 29 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-06-30 03:48:57 GMT
    KINGSTON, Jamaica (KALB News Channel 5)– Lady Tiger All-American Nikita Tracey turned in a personal record for the second-straight day when she raced to the finish line in 55.18 seconds to capture the bronze medal in the women’s 400-meter hurdles at the 2014 Jamaican National Senior Track Field Championships on Friday night at the National Stadium.More >>
    KINGSTON, Jamaica (KALB News Channel 5)– Lady Tiger All-American Nikita Tracey turned in a personal record for the second-straight day when she raced to the finish line in 55.18 seconds to capture the bronze medal in the women’s 400-meter hurdles at the 2014 Jamaican National Senior Track Field Championships on Friday night at the National Stadium.More >>
  • LSU Alum Lolo Jones Wins Bronze Medal In Sprint Hurdles at USA Outdoors

    LSU Alum Lolo Jones Wins Bronze Medal In Sprint Hurdles at USA Outdoors

    Saturday, June 28 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-06-29 03:36:11 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif.(KALB News Channel 5) – Lady Tiger great Lolo Jones raced to the bronze medal in the women’s 100-meter hurdles, while senior Jasmin Stowers and junior Vernon Norwood each missed earning a spot on the medal podium with a pair of fourth-place finishes in finals held on Saturday afternoon at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track Field Championships. Jones and Stowers were among three Lady Tigers lining up in the final of the women’s 100-meter hurdles on Saturday as they were also joined ...More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif.(KALB News Channel 5) – Lady Tiger great Lolo Jones raced to the bronze medal in the women’s 100-meter hurdles, while senior Jasmin Stowers and junior Vernon Norwood each missed earning a spot on the medal podium with a pair of fourth-place finishes in finals held on Saturday afternoon at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track Field Championships. Jones and Stowers were among three Lady Tigers lining up in the final of the women’s 100-meter hurdles on Saturday as they were also joined ...More >>
  • Stowers' Personal Best Highlights LSU's Qualifiers on Day 3 at USA Outdoors

    Stowers' Personal Best Highlights LSU's Qualifiers on Day 3 at USA Outdoors

    Saturday, June 28 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-06-28 18:59:17 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5) – Lady Tiger senior Jasmin Stowers missed setting LSU’s school record in the women’s 100-meter hurdles by the narrowest of margins in Friday’s first round of qualifying as she raced to a wind-legal personal best of 12.71 seconds for fourth place overall in the preliminary round at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track Field Championships at Hornet Stadium.More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5) – Lady Tiger senior Jasmin Stowers missed setting LSU’s school record in the women’s 100-meter hurdles by the narrowest of margins in Friday’s first round of qualifying as she raced to a wind-legal personal best of 12.71 seconds for fourth place overall in the preliminary round at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track Field Championships at Hornet Stadium.More >>
  • NSU's Walker fifth in 100 at USA Championships

    NSU's Walker fifth in 100 at USA Championships

    Saturday, June 28 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-06-28 18:55:25 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5)– Northwestern State senior sprinter Justin Walker ran fifth in the 100 meter dash final Friday night at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, finishing as the top collegiate and amateur athlete in the eight-man field.More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5)– Northwestern State senior sprinter Justin Walker ran fifth in the 100 meter dash final Friday night at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, finishing as the top collegiate and amateur athlete in the eight-man field.More >>
  • NSU's Walker flies into 100m final at USA Championships

    NSU's Walker flies into 100m final at USA Championships

    Friday, June 27 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-06-28 02:08:39 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5)- Northwestern State senior sprinter Justin Walker was third fastest this evening in the 100 meter dash semifinal round at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, advancing him to the 8:52 p.m. PST (10:52 CST) eight-man final.More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KALB News Channel 5)- Northwestern State senior sprinter Justin Walker was third fastest this evening in the 100 meter dash semifinal round at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, advancing him to the 8:52 p.m. PST (10:52 CST) eight-man final.More >>
  • NSU Athletics recognizes John Evans with Delaney Distinguished Supporter Award

    NSU Athletics recognizes John Evans with Delaney Distinguished Supporter Award

    Friday, June 27 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-06-28 01:32:07 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – As a highlight of the annual Demon Legends Dinner bringing together many loyal supporters of Northwestern State athletics recently at the Horseshoe Casino and Hotel's Riverdome, former Demon defensive tackle and Natchitoches businessman John Evans was presented the Joe Delaney Distinguished Supporter Award.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – As a highlight of the annual Demon Legends Dinner bringing together many loyal supporters of Northwestern State athletics recently at the Horseshoe Casino and Hotel's Riverdome, former Demon defensive tackle and Natchitoches businessman John Evans was presented the Joe Delaney Distinguished Supporter Award.More >>
  • Team USA Tied With Europeans Heading into Final Round of Palmer Cup

    Team USA Tied With Europeans Heading into Final Round of Palmer Cup

    Friday, June 27 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-06-27 21:49:34 GMT
    SURREY, England (KALB News Channel 5) – After dropping a 42 decision to Scotland’s James Ross in his singles match on Friday morning, LSU’s junior All-American Stewart Jolly will now look to help the United States retain the Palmer Cup in Saturday’s finale at this year’s event as Team USA and Team Europe will tee off tied at 10 points apiece at Walton Heath Golf Club.More >>
    SURREY, England (KALB News Channel 5) – After dropping a 42 decision to Scotland’s James Ross in his singles match on Friday morning, LSU’s junior All-American Stewart Jolly will now look to help the United States retain the Palmer Cup in Saturday’s finale at this year’s event as Team USA and Team Europe will tee off tied at 10 points apiece at Walton Heath Golf Club.More >>
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  • Lady Tiger Jada Martin Sprints to World Junior Gold in Sprint Relay

    Lady Tiger Jada Martin Sprints to World Junior Gold in Sprint Relay

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:00:14 GMT
    EUGENE, Ore. (KALB News Channel 5)– After earning a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter final on Friday night, Lady Tiger freshman Jada Martin struck gold as a member of Team USA’s winning 4x100-meter relay as she ran the third leg for the foursome that clocked a world-junior-leading 43.46 seconds at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at Oregon’s Hayward Field.More >>
    EUGENE, Ore. (KALB News Channel 5)– After earning a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter final on Friday night, Lady Tiger freshman Jada Martin struck gold as a member of Team USA’s winning 4x100-meter relay as she ran the third leg for the foursome that clocked a world-junior-leading 43.46 seconds at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at Oregon’s Hayward Field.More >>
  • NSU Victory Tour in Alexandria, Many, Shreveport and Leesville this week

    NSU Victory Tour in Alexandria, Many, Shreveport and Leesville this week

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:52:52 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Northwestern State’s Victory Tour makes stops in Alexandria, Many, Shreveport-Bossier City and Leesville this week featuring football coach Jay Thomas, many of his staff and other Demon coaches and administrators greeting guests and previewing upcoming seasons.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Northwestern State’s Victory Tour makes stops in Alexandria, Many, Shreveport-Bossier City and Leesville this week featuring football coach Jay Thomas, many of his staff and other Demon coaches and administrators greeting guests and previewing upcoming seasons.More >>
  • NSU's Jalan West continuing to draw national attention

    NSU's Jalan West continuing to draw national attention

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:33:34 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES (KALB News Channel 5)– The offseason college basketball spotlight nationally continues to shine on Northwestern State junior guard Jalan West, who has been listed among the nation's top mid-major point guards for 2014-15 in a feature by SBNation.com national columnist Parks Smith.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES (KALB News Channel 5)– The offseason college basketball spotlight nationally continues to shine on Northwestern State junior guard Jalan West, who has been listed among the nation's top mid-major point guards for 2014-15 in a feature by SBNation.com national columnist Parks Smith.More >>
  • Lady Tigers Advance to Finals on Day 1 at USA Junior Championships

    Lady Tigers Advance to Finals on Day 1 at USA Junior Championships

    Saturday, July 5 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-07-06 02:33:06 GMT
    EUGENE, Ore. (KALB News Channel 5) – Two Lady Tiger freshmen earned their lanes in finals during Saturday’s opener at the 2014 USA Junior Outdoor Track Field Championships as Jada Martin claimed a fifth-place finish in the women’s 100-meter dash and Bryiana Richardson advanced to the final in the women’s 400-meter hurdles in the event being held at Oregon’s Hayward Field. More >>
    EUGENE, Ore. (KALB News Channel 5) – Two Lady Tiger freshmen earned their lanes in finals during Saturday’s opener at the 2014 USA Junior Outdoor Track Field Championships as Jada Martin claimed a fifth-place finish in the women’s 100-meter dash and Bryiana Richardson advanced to the final in the women’s 400-meter hurdles in the event being held at Oregon’s Hayward Field. More >>
  • Voting on NSUDemons.com begins Sunday midnight in 2013-14 Demon Delights Contest

    Voting on NSUDemons.com begins Sunday midnight in 2013-14 Demon Delights Contest

    Saturday, July 5 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-07-05 19:43:33 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – With excitement building about what could be a highly-successful 2014-15 athletic year for Northwestern State, Demon fans can vote at NSUDemons.com this month to select the most outstanding NSU sports accomplishment of a landmark-filled 2013-14 campaign.Sixteen top achievements, dubbed "Demon Delights," have been chosen and paired in eight "first-round" voting matchups.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – With excitement building about what could be a highly-successful 2014-15 athletic year for Northwestern State, Demon fans can vote at NSUDemons.com this month to select the most outstanding NSU sports accomplishment of a landmark-filled 2013-14 campaign.Sixteen top achievements, dubbed "Demon Delights," have been chosen and paired in eight "first-round" voting matchups.More >>
  • LSU Track & Field Athletes Set for USA Junior Championships in Oregon

    LSU Track & Field Athletes Set for USA Junior Championships in Oregon

    Saturday, July 5 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-05 19:40:15 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Six current and future members of the LSU Track Field program will look to earn their spot on Team USA competing at the IAAF World Junior Championships later this summer when they travel to Eugene, Oregon, this weekend for the 2014 USA Junior Outdoor Track Field Championships beginning Saturday at Hayward Field.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Six current and future members of the LSU Track Field program will look to earn their spot on Team USA competing at the IAAF World Junior Championships later this summer when they travel to Eugene, Oregon, this weekend for the 2014 USA Junior Outdoor Track Field Championships beginning Saturday at Hayward Field.More >>
  • Demons' Brison White heading to Europe to play professionally

    Demons' Brison White heading to Europe to play professionally

    Friday, July 4 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-07-05 01:38:35 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Brison White, who emerged among the country’s most explosive dunkers while becoming an All-Southland Conference honorable mention selection last season at Northwestern State, has signed a professional basketball contract to play in Europe.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Brison White, who emerged among the country’s most explosive dunkers while becoming an All-Southland Conference honorable mention selection last season at Northwestern State, has signed a professional basketball contract to play in Europe.More >>
  • LSU Golfer Stewart Jolly Named SGA Amateur Golfer of the Month

    LSU Golfer Stewart Jolly Named SGA Amateur Golfer of the Month

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-07-02 18:34:48 GMT
    BATON ROUGE (KALB News Channel 5)– On the strength of his victory at the 53rd Northeast Amateur Invitational and representing the United States at the 2014 Palmer Cup in recent weeks, LSU’s rising senior Stewart Jolly has been named the Southern Golf Association’s National Amateur of the Month for June as announced by the SGA on Wednesday.More >>
    BATON ROUGE (KALB News Channel 5)– On the strength of his victory at the 53rd Northeast Amateur Invitational and representing the United States at the 2014 Palmer Cup in recent weeks, LSU’s rising senior Stewart Jolly has been named the Southern Golf Association’s National Amateur of the Month for June as announced by the SGA on Wednesday.More >>
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  • Former Lady Tiger runs in Commonwealth Final in 200 meters

    Former Lady Tiger runs in Commonwealth Final in 200 meters

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:26:32 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (News Channel 5) – Former Lady Tiger All-American Samantha Henry-Robinson lined up for Jamaica in the women’s 200-meter final during Friday’s action at the 20th Commonwealth Games, and sprinted to the finish line in 23.24 seconds to turn in an eighth-place finish in the event being held at Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (News Channel 5) – Former Lady Tiger All-American Samantha Henry-Robinson lined up for Jamaica in the women’s 200-meter final during Friday’s action at the 20th Commonwealth Games, and sprinted to the finish line in 23.24 seconds to turn in an eighth-place finish in the event being held at Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland.More >>
  • NSU signee captures third at USATF Junior Olympics

    NSU signee captures third at USATF Junior Olympics

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:35:40 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State announced the signing of Jacqueline Rushford who placed third in the 2000 meter steeplechase with a time of 7:51.16 at Thursday's USATF National Junior Olympics from Turner Stadium in Humble, Texas.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State announced the signing of Jacqueline Rushford who placed third in the 2000 meter steeplechase with a time of 7:51.16 at Thursday's USATF National Junior Olympics from Turner Stadium in Humble, Texas.More >>
  • LSU Track & Field Duo Qualifies for Commonwealth Games Finals on Tuesday

    LSU Track & Field Duo Qualifies for Commonwealth Games Finals on Tuesday

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:33:52 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Sophomore All-American 400-meter hurdler Chanice Chase and LSU’s former SEC and NCAA long jump champion Damar Forbes each earned their place in championship finals during Tuesday’s action at the 20th Commonwealth Games.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Sophomore All-American 400-meter hurdler Chanice Chase and LSU’s former SEC and NCAA long jump champion Damar Forbes each earned their place in championship finals during Tuesday’s action at the 20th Commonwealth Games.More >>
  • Former Lady Demon Armstead Signs Professional Contract

    Former Lady Demon Armstead Signs Professional Contract

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:50:14 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – Trudy Armstead, the 2014 Southland Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player, signed a contract with the Phoenix Galati in Romania for the upcoming season announced Flash Agency on Monday. “I am extremely proud and excited for Trudy's opportunity to play the game she loves professionally,” said co-head coach Brooke Stoehr. “Trudy has shown tremendous growth on and off the court the last two years.” Armstead, who is listed as a forward/post player, was a part of the 2014 league...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – Trudy Armstead, the 2014 Southland Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player, signed a contract with the Phoenix Galati in Romania for the upcoming season announced Flash Agency on Monday. “I am extremely proud and excited for Trudy's opportunity to play the game she loves professionally,” said co-head coach Brooke Stoehr. “Trudy has shown tremendous growth on and off the court the last two years.” Armstead, who is listed as a forward/post player, was a part of the 2014 league...More >>
  • NSU Track signee captures third at USATF Junior Olympics

    NSU Track signee captures third at USATF Junior Olympics

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:40:08 GMT
    ??NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State announced the signing of Jacqueline Rushford who placed third in the 2000 meter steeplechase with a time of 7:51.16 at Thursday's USATF National Junior Olympics from Turner Stadium in Humble, Texas.More >>
    ??NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State announced the signing of Jacqueline Rushford who placed third in the 2000 meter steeplechase with a time of 7:51.16 at Thursday's USATF National Junior Olympics from Turner Stadium in Humble, Texas.More >>
  • Demon Digfest Slated for Upcoming Weekend

    Demon Digfest Slated for Upcoming Weekend

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:05:08 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The Northwestern State volleyball program will host its bi-annual Demon Digfest on Saturday and Sunday at Point Place Marina on Cane River Lake.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The Northwestern State volleyball program will host its bi-annual Demon Digfest on Saturday and Sunday at Point Place Marina on Cane River Lake.More >>
  • Five Lady Tigers earn All-Academic honors from USTFCCCA

    Five Lady Tigers earn All-Academic honors from USTFCCCA

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:55:38 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – Five members of the LSU Track Field program have been honored by the U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their outstanding athletic and academic performance during the 2014 collegiate season while earning USTFCCCA All-Academic honors from the organization over the past week.More >>
    BATON ROUGE – Five members of the LSU Track Field program have been honored by the U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their outstanding athletic and academic performance during the 2014 collegiate season while earning USTFCCCA All-Academic honors from the organization over the past week.More >>
  • LSU Sprinter Jada Martin Takes Fifth in World Junior Final in 200 Meters

    LSU Sprinter Jada Martin Takes Fifth in World Junior Final in 200 Meters

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:37:16 GMT
    EUGENE, Ore. (KALB News Channel 5) – After sprinting into Friday’s final in the 200-meter dash with a qualifying performance on Thursday night, Lady Tiger freshman Jada Martin nearly earned a spot on the medal podium with a fifth-place finish as she clocked a wind-aided 23.35 seconds for fifth place in the event at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships.More >>
    EUGENE, Ore. (KALB News Channel 5) – After sprinting into Friday’s final in the 200-meter dash with a qualifying performance on Thursday night, Lady Tiger freshman Jada Martin nearly earned a spot on the medal podium with a fifth-place finish as she clocked a wind-aided 23.35 seconds for fifth place in the event at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships.More >>
  • LSU Track & Field Trio to Compete at World Junior Championships

    LSU Track & Field Trio to Compete at World Junior Championships

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:45:10 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La.(KALB News Channel 5)– Three LSU Lady Tigers will step onto the world stage this week as freshmen Jada Martin and Rebekah Wales and Class of 2014 recruit Daeshon Gordon make the trip to Eugene, Oregon, to compete against the very best junior athletes from across the globe at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships beginning Tuesday at Oregon’s Hayward Field.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La.(KALB News Channel 5)– Three LSU Lady Tigers will step onto the world stage this week as freshmen Jada Martin and Rebekah Wales and Class of 2014 recruit Daeshon Gordon make the trip to Eugene, Oregon, to compete against the very best junior athletes from across the globe at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships beginning Tuesday at Oregon’s Hayward Field.More >>
  • Eight Demons Named Preseason All Conference

    Eight Demons Named Preseason All Conference

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:54:54 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – Defensive lineman Deon Simon, cornerback Imoan Claiborne and cornerback Fred Thomas headlined eight picks for the Demons when the Southland Conference unveiled its preseason all-conference football team Wednesday. Simon, Claiborne and Thomas were all named first team selections to the league’s defensive team, and defensive end JeMarcus Marshall, defensive back Adam Jones and punt returner Ed Eagan were voted second team. Offensive lineman Austin Douglas and all-purpose back Dan...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – Defensive lineman Deon Simon, cornerback Imoan Claiborne and cornerback Fred Thomas headlined eight picks for the Demons when the Southland Conference unveiled its preseason all-conference football team Wednesday. Simon, Claiborne and Thomas were all named first team selections to the league’s defensive team, and defensive end JeMarcus Marshall, defensive back Adam Jones and punt returner Ed Eagan were voted second team. Offensive lineman Austin Douglas and all-purpose back Dan...More >>
  • Four TV Appearances for NSU Football in 2014

    Four TV Appearances for NSU Football in 2014

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:35:09 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State football team will make at least four television appearances this fall, including the Demons’ Southland Conference opener against instate rival Southeastern Louisiana on Oct. 4 at Strawberry Stadium in Hammond. The league announced Tuesday that it will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of the 11-team league, including 10 on the Southland Conference Network and five on ESPN3. Two of the Demons’ TV games, including the SLU contest, will be on the SLC Network...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State football team will make at least four television appearances this fall, including the Demons’ Southland Conference opener against instate rival Southeastern Louisiana on Oct. 4 at Strawberry Stadium in Hammond. The league announced Tuesday that it will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of the 11-team league, including 10 on the Southland Conference Network and five on ESPN3. Two of the Demons’ TV games, including the SLU contest, will be on the SLC Network...More >>
  • Barbier Returns to NSU as Pitching Coach

    Barbier Returns to NSU as Pitching Coach

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:31:37 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – After a five-year stint as Alabama’s third base coach, former Demon great Bobby Barbier returned to the Northwestern State baseball team as its pitching coach, head coach Lane Burroughs announced on Monday. Barbier's hiring is subject to the approval of the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System, which includes Northwestern State. “We could not be more ecstatic about Bobby coming back home and rejoining the Family,” said Burroughs. “He has fined tuned his sk...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – After a five-year stint as Alabama’s third base coach, former Demon great Bobby Barbier returned to the Northwestern State baseball team as its pitching coach, head coach Lane Burroughs announced on Monday. Barbier's hiring is subject to the approval of the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System, which includes Northwestern State. “We could not be more ecstatic about Bobby coming back home and rejoining the Family,” said Burroughs. “He has fined tuned his sk...More >>
  • Tickets for LSU vs. Wisconsin Season Opener Available

    Tickets for LSU vs. Wisconsin Season Opener Available

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:30:18 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – Tickets for LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin in the Advocare Texas Kickoff game in Houston on Aug. 30 are still available through the LSU athletic ticket office. Tickets for the LSU season-opener can be purchased exclusively at www.LSUtix.net. Prices range from $40 to $60 based on the seat location. Kickoff for the LSU-Wisconsin game is scheduled for 8 p.m. at NRG Stadium, home of the NFL’s Houston Texans. The game will be televised by ESPN. For more information visit www...More >>
    BATON ROUGE – Tickets for LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin in the Advocare Texas Kickoff game in Houston on Aug. 30 are still available through the LSU athletic ticket office. Tickets for the LSU season-opener can be purchased exclusively at www.LSUtix.net. Prices range from $40 to $60 based on the seat location. Kickoff for the LSU-Wisconsin game is scheduled for 8 p.m. at NRG Stadium, home of the NFL’s Houston Texans. The game will be televised by ESPN. For more information visit www...More >>
  • LSU’S Tiger Stadium Capacity Officially Listed at 102,321

    LSU’S Tiger Stadium Capacity Officially Listed at 102,321

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:25:14 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Tiger Stadium is now the nation’s fifth largest college football venue with a stadium capacity of 102,321, the school announced on Friday. Tiger Stadium is in the final stages of the south endzone expansion that will move it to No. 2 in the SEC behind only Tennessee (102,455) in stadium capacity. “We are listing a stadium capacity now rather than seating capacity, which is in line with what other schools in the SEC are doing,” LSU associate athletic director for tickets o...More >>
    BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Tiger Stadium is now the nation’s fifth largest college football venue with a stadium capacity of 102,321, the school announced on Friday. Tiger Stadium is in the final stages of the south endzone expansion that will move it to No. 2 in the SEC behind only Tennessee (102,455) in stadium capacity. “We are listing a stadium capacity now rather than seating capacity, which is in line with what other schools in the SEC are doing,” LSU associate athletic director for tickets o...More >>
  • NSU's Jalan West Continues to Receive National Attention

    NSU's Jalan West Continues to Receive National Attention

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:40:34 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – The offseason college basketball spotlight nationally continues to shine on Northwestern State junior guard Jalan West, who has been listed among the nation's top mid-major point guards for 2014-15 in a feature by SBNation.com national columnist Parks Smith. West, a 5-10 point guard from Bossier City and Bossier High, was Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team All-Southland and All-Louisiana selection last season. He won Mid-Major All-America honors...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – The offseason college basketball spotlight nationally continues to shine on Northwestern State junior guard Jalan West, who has been listed among the nation's top mid-major point guards for 2014-15 in a feature by SBNation.com national columnist Parks Smith. West, a 5-10 point guard from Bossier City and Bossier High, was Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team All-Southland and All-Louisiana selection last season. He won Mid-Major All-America honors...More >>
  • NSU Slates Nine Victory Tour Stops

    NSU Slates Nine Victory Tour Stops

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:07:06 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State football coach Jay Thomas, many of his staff and other Demon coaches will preview upcoming seasons and greet supporters during the upcoming 2014 NSU Victory Tour, which will include nine stops close to nearly all in-state Demon fans. A festive and family-friendly environment will be featured on the Victory Tour July 21-Aug. 7 as Northwestern coaches, student-athletes, administrators and cheerleaders visit Winnfield (July 21), Shreveport-Bossier City (July 30...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State football coach Jay Thomas, many of his staff and other Demon coaches will preview upcoming seasons and greet supporters during the upcoming 2014 NSU Victory Tour, which will include nine stops close to nearly all in-state Demon fans. A festive and family-friendly environment will be featured on the Victory Tour July 21-Aug. 7 as Northwestern coaches, student-athletes, administrators and cheerleaders visit Winnfield (July 21), Shreveport-Bossier City (July 30...More >>
  • Javi Sanchez, LSU Hitting Coach, Leaves Team

    Javi Sanchez, LSU Hitting Coach, Leaves Team

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:03:29 GMT
    LSU baseball hitting coach and recruiting coordinator Javi Sanchez has left his position in order to pursue other professional opportunities.Coach Paul Mainieri said Wednesday that Sanchez plans to pursue a career in business.The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1n8Qrqj ) Sanchez, a native of Miami, Florida, worked on the LSU staff for seven seasons, helping lead the Tigers to the 2009 national championship, three College World Series appearances, two SEC championships and five SEC Tournament ...More >>
    LSU baseball hitting coach and recruiting coordinator Javi Sanchez has left his position in order to pursue other professional opportunities.Coach Paul Mainieri said Wednesday that Sanchez plans to pursue a career in business.The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1n8Qrqj ) Sanchez, a native of Miami, Florida, worked on the LSU staff for seven seasons, helping lead the Tigers to the 2009 national championship, three College World Series appearances, two SEC championships and five SEC Tournament ...More >>
  • Two members of NSU fishing team qualify for nationals

    Two members of NSU fishing team qualify for nationals

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-07-02 19:17:36 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – Justin Cooper and Johnny Ledet, members of Northwestern State University’s bass fishing team qualified for the 2014 Carhartt College Series National Championship to be held July 31 – Aug. 2 at Chatuge Reservoir in Young Harris, Georgia.Cooper and Ledet qualified for the nationals last weekend at the Carhartt College B.A.S.S. Wild Card Tournament in Florence, Alabama.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – Justin Cooper and Johnny Ledet, members of Northwestern State University’s bass fishing team qualified for the 2014 Carhartt College Series National Championship to be held July 31 – Aug. 2 at Chatuge Reservoir in Young Harris, Georgia.Cooper and Ledet qualified for the nationals last weekend at the Carhartt College B.A.S.S. Wild Card Tournament in Florence, Alabama.More >>
  • Former LSU pole vaulter wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

    Former LSU pole vaulter wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-01 04:01:35 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – A former member of the LSU Track Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represent the state at the Miss America Pageant to be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September.Sanchez, who lettered during the 2012 and 2013 track and field seasons as one of the team’s top pole vaulters, earned her undergraduate degree in English in ...More >>
    BATON ROUGE – A former member of the LSU Track Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represent the state at the Miss America Pageant to be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September.Sanchez, who lettered during the 2012 and 2013 track and field seasons as one of the team’s top pole vaulters, earned her undergraduate degree in English in ...More >>
  • LSU's O'Bryant Selected 36th by the Bucks

    LSU's O'Bryant Selected 36th by the Bucks

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:45:57 GMT
    ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks added another forward in the second round of the NBA draft by taking LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III with the 36th overall pick.The 6-foot-9 O'Bryant averaged 15.4 points and 7.7 rebounds last season as a junior with the Tigers. He is one of 14 players in LSU history to have 1,000 career points and 700 rebounds.The Bucks had three second-round picks in this year's draft. They added a potential franchise cornerstone by taking Duke forward Jabari Parker in...More >>
    ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks added another forward in the second round of the NBA draft by taking LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III with the 36th overall pick.The 6-foot-9 O'Bryant averaged 15.4 points and 7.7 rebounds last season as a junior with the Tigers. He is one of 14 players in LSU history to have 1,000 career points and 700 rebounds.The Bucks had three second-round picks in this year's draft. They added a potential franchise cornerstone by taking Duke forward Jabari Parker in...More >>
  • Cajun Guard Elfrid Payton Drafted 10th by 76ers; Traded to Magic

    Cajun Guard Elfrid Payton Drafted 10th by 76ers; Traded to Magic

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:16:50 GMT
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic have completed a trade, swapping the No. 10 and 12 picks in the NBA draft.In the trade announced during the first round Thursday night, Philadelphia dealt the rights to No. 10 pick Elfrid Payton of Louisiana-Lafayette to Orlando for the rights of Croatia's Dario Saric, who the Magic selected at No. 12.Philadelphia also gets Orlando's 2015 second-round pick and a future first-round it received from Philadelphia in the Dwight Howard ...More >>
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic have completed a trade, swapping the No. 10 and 12 picks in the NBA draft.In the trade announced during the first round Thursday night, Philadelphia dealt the rights to No. 10 pick Elfrid Payton of Louisiana-Lafayette to Orlando for the rights of Croatia's Dario Saric, who the Magic selected at No. 12.Philadelphia also gets Orlando's 2015 second-round pick and a future first-round it received from Philadelphia in the Dwight Howard ...More >>
  • Wiggins Selected No. 1 Overall in NBA Draft

    Wiggins Selected No. 1 Overall in NBA Draft

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:12:33 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Andrew Wiggins of Kansas has been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.The Cavs went for a freshman from Canada to open the draft for the second straight year Thursday and will hope Wiggins works out better than Anthony Bennett.Bennett was injured last summer, came into the season out of shape and made no impact, one of the reasons the Cavs were back in this spot again.But Wiggins seems a much more ready product after averaging a Kansas freshma...More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Andrew Wiggins of Kansas has been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.The Cavs went for a freshman from Canada to open the draft for the second straight year Thursday and will hope Wiggins works out better than Anthony Bennett.Bennett was injured last summer, came into the season out of shape and made no impact, one of the reasons the Cavs were back in this spot again.But Wiggins seems a much more ready product after averaging a Kansas freshma...More >>
  • Walker Advances in 100 at USA Championships

    Walker Advances in 100 at USA Championships

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:08:12 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After becoming one of the premiere sprinters in major college track and field as he scored 11 points as a Northwestern State senior at the NCAA Outdoor Championships early this month, All-American Justin Walker makes his last races in Demon gear and takes his first steps on his post-collegiate competitive path beginning Thursday at the 2014 USA Track and Field Championships. After a fourth-place 100 meter dash finish at the NCAA meet in Eugene, Ore., Walker runs in the fi...More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After becoming one of the premiere sprinters in major college track and field as he scored 11 points as a Northwestern State senior at the NCAA Outdoor Championships early this month, All-American Justin Walker makes his last races in Demon gear and takes his first steps on his post-collegiate competitive path beginning Thursday at the 2014 USA Track and Field Championships. After a fourth-place 100 meter dash finish at the NCAA meet in Eugene, Ore., Walker runs in the fi...More >>
  • JOLLY SPLITS MATCHES AS USA TRAILS EUROPE AFTER DAY 1 AT PALMER CUP

    JOLLY SPLITS MATCHES AS USA TRAILS EUROPE AFTER DAY 1 AT PALMER CUP

    Thursday, June 26 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-06-26 21:45:43 GMT
    SURREY, England (KALB News Channel 5) – LSU’s junior All-American Stewart Jolly wrapped up Thursday’s morning foursomes with a victory in the final match before dropping his four-ball match in the afternoon as the United States ended the day facing a narrow 5.5-4.5 deficit to the Europeans at the 2014 Palmer Cup being held this weekend at Walton Heath Golf Club. More >>
    SURREY, England (KALB News Channel 5) – LSU’s junior All-American Stewart Jolly wrapped up Thursday’s morning foursomes with a victory in the final match before dropping his four-ball match in the afternoon as the United States ended the day facing a narrow 5.5-4.5 deficit to the Europeans at the 2014 Palmer Cup being held this weekend at Walton Heath Golf Club. More >>
  • USA Falls to Germany 1-0, Still Advances

    USA Falls to Germany 1-0, Still Advances

    Thursday, June 26 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-06-26 20:34:27 GMT
    RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted.Germany beat the U.S. 1-0 Thursday in soggy Recife on Thomas Mueller's 55th-minute goal to win Group G, but the Americans held onto second place when Portugal defeated Ghana 2-1 in a game played simultaneously in Brasilia.The Germans, three-time World Cup champions, finished with seven points, while the U.S. had four after allowing a 95th-minut...More >>
    RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted.Germany beat the U.S. 1-0 Thursday in soggy Recife on Thomas Mueller's 55th-minute goal to win Group G, but the Americans held onto second place when Portugal defeated Ghana 2-1 in a game played simultaneously in Brasilia.The Germans, three-time World Cup champions, finished with seven points, while the U.S. had four after allowing a 95th-minut...More >>
  • Vanderbilt Wins 2014 CWS

    Vanderbilt Wins 2014 CWS

    Thursday, June 26 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-06-26 04:06:05 GMT
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - John Norwood's home run in the top of the eighth inning gave Vanderbilt the lead, and the Commodores beat Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night for their first national championship.Norwood turned on Nick Howard's 97 mph fastball and sent it into the left field bullpen to break a 2-2 tie in the third and deciding game of the College World Series finals.It was Norwood's third homer of the year, his first since April 19, and Vanderbilt's first since May 16. It also was only the thi...More >>
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - John Norwood's home run in the top of the eighth inning gave Vanderbilt the lead, and the Commodores beat Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night for their first national championship.Norwood turned on Nick Howard's 97 mph fastball and sent it into the left field bullpen to break a 2-2 tie in the third and deciding game of the College World Series finals.It was Norwood's third homer of the year, his first since April 19, and Vanderbilt's first since May 16. It also was only the thi...More >>
  • Pelicans Trade Future Draft Pick for Asik

    Pelicans Trade Future Draft Pick for Asik

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-06-26 03:59:07 GMT
    The Houston Rockets have taken the first step toward making a run at LeBron James.A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Rockets have agreed to trade Omer Asik and cash to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first-round draft pick. The person requested anonymity because the deal cannot be completed until July due to rules in the collective bargaining agreement.The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. It gives the Rockets some of the cap space neede...More >>
    The Houston Rockets have taken the first step toward making a run at LeBron James.A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Rockets have agreed to trade Omer Asik and cash to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first-round draft pick. The person requested anonymity because the deal cannot be completed until July due to rules in the collective bargaining agreement.The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. It gives the Rockets some of the cap space neede...More >>
  • NSU Great Jerry Burton Passes Away at Age 73

    NSU Great Jerry Burton Passes Away at Age 73

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-06-26 03:55:01 GMT
    SHREVEPORT –A Friday evening visitation and Saturday morning funeral at Shreveport's Northwood High School will honor the life ofJerry Burton, an All-America safety for the Northwestern State football team in 1963 who became an outstanding high school football coach. Burton, 73, died suddenly Wednesday morning, reportedly from heart-related complications.A visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday atNorthwood, with the funeral service there at 10 Saturday morning. He is in NSU’s Graduate N Clu...More >>
    SHREVEPORT –A Friday evening visitation and Saturday morning funeral at Shreveport's Northwood High School will honor the life ofJerry Burton, an All-America safety for the Northwestern State football team in 1963 who became an outstanding high school football coach. Burton, 73, died suddenly Wednesday morning, reportedly from heart-related complications.A visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday atNorthwood, with the funeral service there at 10 Saturday morning. He is in NSU’s Graduate N Clu...More >>
  • Justin Walker Projected for Strong Showing at USA Nationals

    Justin Walker Projected for Strong Showing at USA Nationals

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-06-26 03:53:15 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After becoming one of the premiere sprinters in major college track and field as he scored 11 points as a Northwestern State senior at the NCAA Outdoor Championships early this month, All-American Justin Walker makes his last races in Demon gear and takes his first steps on his post-collegiate competitive path beginning Thursday at the 2014 USA Track and Field Championships. After a fourth-place 100 meter dash finish at the NCAA meet in Eugene, Ore., Walker runs in the fi...More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After becoming one of the premiere sprinters in major college track and field as he scored 11 points as a Northwestern State senior at the NCAA Outdoor Championships early this month, All-American Justin Walker makes his last races in Demon gear and takes his first steps on his post-collegiate competitive path beginning Thursday at the 2014 USA Track and Field Championships. After a fourth-place 100 meter dash finish at the NCAA meet in Eugene, Ore., Walker runs in the fi...More >>
  • Don't Die Wondering Classic Set to Support Lady Demons Hoops

    Don't Die Wondering Classic Set to Support Lady Demons Hoops

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-06-26 03:51:49 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES - Individual and team entries, and sponsorships, are being accepted for the Saturday, Aug. 2, Don't Die Wondering Classic XXVI scramble golf tournament, which generates support for the Northwestern State Lady Demon basketball program that returned to the NCAA Tournament last March. The event, staged each summer since 1989, will be played at the 18-hole Northwestern Hills golf course on the La. 1 bypass. Co-head coaches Brooke and Scott Stoehr are carrying on the traditional even...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES - Individual and team entries, and sponsorships, are being accepted for the Saturday, Aug. 2, Don't Die Wondering Classic XXVI scramble golf tournament, which generates support for the Northwestern State Lady Demon basketball program that returned to the NCAA Tournament last March. The event, staged each summer since 1989, will be played at the 18-hole Northwestern Hills golf course on the La. 1 bypass. Co-head coaches Brooke and Scott Stoehr are carrying on the traditional even...More >>
  • LSU Golf All-American Stewart Jolly to Tee Off at Palmer Cup with Team USA

    LSU Golf All-American Stewart Jolly to Tee Off at Palmer Cup with Team USA

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-06-25 19:35:10 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – Fresh off of his victory at the Northeast Amateur Invitational on Saturday, LSU’s junior All-American Stewart Jolly has made the trip to Surrey, England, as he will tee off with the rest of the 10-man Team USA against Team Europe at the 2014 Palmer Cup that will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Walton Heath Golf Club. Jolly will tee off Thursday at this year’s Palmer Cup in an annual Ryder Cup-style tournament featuring the top American and top European golfers compet...More >>
    BATON ROUGE – Fresh off of his victory at the Northeast Amateur Invitational on Saturday, LSU’s junior All-American Stewart Jolly has made the trip to Surrey, England, as he will tee off with the rest of the 10-man Team USA against Team Europe at the 2014 Palmer Cup that will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Walton Heath Golf Club. Jolly will tee off Thursday at this year’s Palmer Cup in an annual Ryder Cup-style tournament featuring the top American and top European golfers compet...More >>
  • 71 NSU Student Athletes Earn Southland Academic Honors

    71 NSU Student Athletes Earn Southland Academic Honors

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-06-25 02:36:00 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – When the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll was announced Tuesday, 71 Northwestern State student-athletes whose teams competed last semester earned recognition, including 17 who posted perfect 4.0 grade point averages while in the midst of their seasons. Athletes in basketball, baseball, softball, women’s tennis and track and field at NSU were included on the list if they posted at least a 3.0 GPA in the spring 2014 semester. There were 17 Demon baseball pla...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES – When the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll was announced Tuesday, 71 Northwestern State student-athletes whose teams competed last semester earned recognition, including 17 who posted perfect 4.0 grade point averages while in the midst of their seasons. Athletes in basketball, baseball, softball, women’s tennis and track and field at NSU were included on the list if they posted at least a 3.0 GPA in the spring 2014 semester. There were 17 Demon baseball pla...More >>
  • NSU's Tynes Hildebrand Enters Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

    NSU's Tynes Hildebrand Enters Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

    Monday, June 23 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-06-23 19:59:51 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES –Over 600 guests watched Saturday night’s 2014 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony at the Natchitoches Events Center, as retired Northwestern State and still working NCAA basketball administrator Tynes Hildebrand of Natchitoches received the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award and was enshrined in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Hildebrand was Northwestern’s head basketball coach for 16 seasons, and was the Demons’ innovative athletic director ...More >>
    NATCHITOCHES –Over 600 guests watched Saturday night’s 2014 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony at the Natchitoches Events Center, as retired Northwestern State and still working NCAA basketball administrator Tynes Hildebrand of Natchitoches received the Dave Dixon Louisiana Sports Leadership Award and was enshrined in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Hildebrand was Northwestern’s head basketball coach for 16 seasons, and was the Demons’ innovative athletic director ...More >>

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