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  • LSUA calls Cenla "back to college"

    LSUA calls Cenla "back to college"

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:22:18 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - LSUA held an event Thursday for those who are thinking of going back to college or just beginning the process. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - LSUA held an event Thursday for those who are thinking of going back to college or just beginning the process. More >>
  • 300 miles for organ donor awareness

    300 miles for organ donor awareness

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:37:27 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - April is Organ Donor Awareness Month, and there’s one Cenla man who is taking that very seriously, to the tune of 300 miles. He’s wearing out his walking shoes for one cause and thousands of lives. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - April is Organ Donor Awareness Month, and there’s one Cenla man who is taking that very seriously, to the tune of 300 miles. He’s wearing out his walking shoes for one cause and thousands of lives. More >>
  • *UPDATE* Missing juvenile female in Alexandria FOUND

    *UPDATE* Missing juvenile female in Alexandria FOUND

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:31:25 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Gabrielle Dubroc is described as a white female, 14 years of age, with brown hair, brown eyes, and is 5’2” tall.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Gabrielle Dubroc is described as a white female, 14 years of age, with brown hair, brown eyes, and is 5’2” tall.More >>
  • FDA proposes regulation of E-cigarettes

    FDA proposes regulation of E-cigarettes

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:04:57 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the "FDA Rule" back in 1996, officially asserting it's authority over tobacco products. But since then more and more new tobacco products have entered the marketplace and many of those remain unregulated. News Channel 5's Rachael Penton takes a look at the FDA's proposed plans to change that.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the "FDA Rule" back in 1996, officially asserting it's authority over tobacco products. But since then more and more new tobacco products have entered the marketplace and many of those remain unregulated. News Channel 5's Rachael Penton takes a look at the FDA's proposed plans to change that. More >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:40:06 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 >>
  • University Academy chooses school director

    University Academy chooses school director

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:32:30 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News channel 5)- The University Academy of Central Louisiana has chosen the school's inaugural leader. DeEtte Loyd is a native of Pine Prairie, Louisiana.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News channel 5)- The University Academy of Central Louisiana has chosen the school's inaugural leader. DeEtte Loyd is a native of Pine Prairie, Louisiana.More >>
  • Vernon Parish Arrest Reports

    Vernon Parish Arrest Reports

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:45:09 GMT
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces arrest for April 23, 2014. Donald Ray White, age 60, of Leesville, La. White was initially arrested on April 22, 2014 on an outstanding bench warrant. More >>
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces arrest for April 23, 2014. Donald Ray White, age 60, of Leesville, La. White was initially arrested on April 22, 2014 on an outstanding bench warrant. More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Unitech Health Fair

    JAMBALAYA: Unitech Health Fair

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:00:11 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Unitech Health FairMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Unitech Health FairMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Rabbi Harley

    JAMBALAYA: Rabbi Harley

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:59:00 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Rabbi HarleyMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Rabbi HarleyMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: University Academy

    JAMBALAYA: University Academy

    Thursday, April 24 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:58:06 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: University AcademyMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: University AcademyMore >>
  • LSUA Hosts Crawfish Boil

    LSUA Hosts Crawfish Boil

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:59:56 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La (KALB News Channel 5)--Students at LSUA had some springtime fun at one of the student government association's biggest events of the year. The 16th Annual Crawfish Boil was held Wednesday on the quad. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La (KALB News Channel 5)--Students at LSUA had some springtime fun at one of the student government association's biggest events of the year. The 16th Annual Crawfish Boil was held Wednesday on the quad. More >>
  • Softball: Kincannon leads NSU in win over Louisiana Tech

    Softball: Kincannon leads NSU in win over Louisiana Tech

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:06:52 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Freshman Kellye Kincannon’s two-RBI single in the bottom of the seventh aided the Northwestern State softball team in an 8-7 win over in-state rival Louisiana Tech Wednesday evening at the Lady Demon Diamond.More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Freshman Kellye Kincannon’s two-RBI single in the bottom of the seventh aided the Northwestern State softball team in an 8-7 win over in-state rival Louisiana Tech Wednesday evening at the Lady Demon Diamond.More >>
  • Arkansas sweeps NSU

    Arkansas sweeps NSU

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:03 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:03:47 GMT
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KALB News Channel 5) Arkansas jumped on the Northwestern State baseball team with four big innings in the first five frames that helped the Razorbacks sweep the Demons in a two-game midweek set with a 15-3 win Wednesday afternoon at Baum Stadium.More >>
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KALB News Channel 5) Arkansas jumped on the Northwestern State baseball team with four big innings in the first five frames that helped the Razorbacks sweep the Demons in a two-game midweek set with a 15-3 win Wednesday afternoon at Baum Stadium.More >>
  • Two Men Charged With Stealing Valuable Timber

    Two Men Charged With Stealing Valuable Timber

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:13:39 GMT
    Two Calcasieu Parish men are accused of timber thefts in Allen Parish. More >>
    Two Calcasieu Parish men are accused of timber thefts in Allen Parish. More >>
  • And Baby Makes Three. Using Human DNA To Make a Child

    And Baby Makes Three. Using Human DNA To Make a Child

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:05:02 GMT
    Scientists in the United Kingdom are close to being ready to become the first in that  country to allow the creation of babies using D-N-A from three people. More >>
    Scientists in the United Kingdom are close to being ready to become the first in that  country to allow the creation of babies using D-N-A from three people. More >>
  • Cenla celebrates administrative professionals

    Cenla celebrates administrative professionals

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:35:03 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Wednesday was National Administrative Professionals Day, or Secretary's Day. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Wednesday was National Administrative Professionals Day, or Secretary's Day. More >>
  • New president for Louisiana Retired Teachers

    New president for Louisiana Retired Teachers

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:25:51 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association has a new president.  More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association has a new president.  More >>
  • National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

    National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:08:33 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Police Department can help you dispose of unwanted prescription medications on Saturday, April 26.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Police Department can help you dispose of unwanted prescription medications on Saturday, April 26.More >>
  • Pineville officer honored 112 years after murder

    Pineville officer honored 112 years after murder

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:56:29 GMT
    Hezekiah ReevesHezekiah Reeves
    PINEVILLE (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Pineville Police officer is finally getting the recognition he deserves 112 years after being killed in the line of duty.More >>
    PINEVILLE (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Pineville Police officer is finally getting the recognition he deserves 112 years after being killed in the line of duty.More >>
  • Cabrini Hospital adds pediatric services at Incarnate Word Community Clinic

    Cabrini Hospital adds pediatric services at Incarnate Word Community Clinic

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:19:44 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital opens Pediatric Specialty Clinic.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital opens Pediatric Specialty Clinic.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:45:07 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
  • Town of Cheneyville Boil Advisory

    Town of Cheneyville Boil Advisory

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:16:24 GMT
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Cheneyville reports a break in the main water line.To make the necessary repairs, water was turned off to homes and businesses that are connected to the main line. Town of Cheneyville Water Department crew is currently working to get water restored. A Boil Advisory will remain in effect until further notice.More >>
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Town of Cheneyville reports a break in the main water line.To make the necessary repairs, water was turned off to homes and businesses that are connected to the main line. Town of Cheneyville Water Department crew is currently working to get water restored. A Boil Advisory will remain in effect until further notice.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Walk From Obesity

    JAMBALAYA: Walk From Obesity

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:55:45 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Walk From ObesityMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Walk From ObesityMore >>
  • Alexandria Lawyer Announces Rapides District Court Judge Run

    Alexandria Lawyer Announces Rapides District Court Judge Run

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:04:06 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--An Alexandria lawyer is in the running for Rapides district court judge. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--An Alexandria lawyer is in the running for Rapides district court judge. More >>
  • Renaissance Tax Up For Renewal

    Renaissance Tax Up For Renewal

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:50:12 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--The so-called renaissance tax is up for renewal this May. Renaissance Home board members say they need the renewal to continue programs for troubled youth around Cenla. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--The so-called renaissance tax is up for renewal this May. Renaissance Home board members say they need the renewal to continue programs for troubled youth around Cenla. More >>
  • Youth Job Fair

    Youth Job Fair

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:39:11 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -Some young adults got the chance to look for a job. It was the 7th Annual Community-wide Youth Job Fair. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -Some young adults got the chance to look for a job. It was the 7th Annual Community-wide Youth Job Fair. More >>
  • Judge Sets Schedule Of Events Leading Up To Another Oil Spill Trial

    Judge Sets Schedule Of Events Leading Up To Another Oil Spill Trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:14:43 GMT
    It will be the third phase of litigation to determine BP penalties arising from the oil spill disaster in the gulf. More >>
    It will be the third phase of litigation to determine BP penalties arising from the oil spill disaster in the gulf. More >>
  • Michael's store data breach confirmed at Alexandria branch

    Michael's store data breach confirmed at Alexandria branch

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:22:41 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Alexandria Michael's craft store location was one affected by a data security breach. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Alexandria Michael's craft store location was one affected by a data security breach. More >>
  • IRS Is Generous With Delinquent Employees

    IRS Is Generous With Delinquent Employees

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:00:52 GMT
    (AP) A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes. An additional 1,700 workers got bonuses even though they had been disciplined for some kind of misconduct within the previous year.More >>
    (AP) A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes. An additional 1,700 workers got bonuses even though they had been disciplined for some kind of misconduct within the previous year.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Alexandria River Fete 2014

    JAMBALAYA: Alexandria River Fete 2014

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:55:12 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Alexandria River Fete 2014More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Alexandria River Fete 2014More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Apple Tree Preview

    JAMBALAYA: Apple Tree Preview

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:54:36 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -Jambalaya Apple Tree PreviewMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -Jambalaya Apple Tree PreviewMore >>
  • *UPDATE* Marksville man wanted on attempted 2nd degree murder charge

    *UPDATE* Marksville man wanted on attempted 2nd degree murder charge

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:45:29 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Taj Williams, 26, of 562 Hwy 1192, of Marksville, is wanted by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Taj Williams, 26, of 562 Hwy 1192, of Marksville, is wanted by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.More >>
  • Narcotics complaint leads to firearms charge

    Narcotics complaint leads to firearms charge

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:21:45 GMT
    Kaleb MaloneKaleb Malone
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 21, 2014, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Metro Division received a complaint of suspected narcotic sales at 1405 La 1204, lot #48 in Ball.Deputies said they drove through the area and located a subject identified as Kaleb Malone, 19, of Pineville, who matched the description given.More >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 21, 2014, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Metro Division received a complaint of suspected narcotic sales at 1405 La 1204, lot #48 in Ball.Deputies said they drove through the area and located a subject identified as Kaleb Malone, 19, of Pineville, who matched the description given.More >>
  • Local Michaels store among those affected by security breach

    Local Michaels store among those affected by security breach

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:33:10 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.The news comes three months after the nation's largest crafts chain told customers it learned of a possible hack. It's been investigating since then.Some customers' credit and debit card numbers as well as expiration dates were compromised, but the company said there is no evidence that information such as a customers' names or PINs were stolen.The br...More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.The news comes three months after the nation's largest crafts chain told customers it learned of a possible hack. It's been investigating since then.Some customers' credit and debit card numbers as well as expiration dates were compromised, but the company said there is no evidence that information such as a customers' names or PINs were stolen.The br...More >>
  • Update: Former Coliseum Exec. Director arrested

    Update: Former Coliseum Exec. Director arrested

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:11:10 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Kimberly Neal-Townley, the former executive directory of the Rapides Parish Coliseum has been arrested.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Kimberly Neal-Townley, the former executive directory of the Rapides Parish Coliseum has been arrested.More >>
  • Pastor Jim Wheatley of New Hope Baptist Church dies

    Pastor Jim Wheatley of New Hope Baptist Church dies

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:48:14 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Reverend Big Jim Wheatley, a force in the local pulpits and in community affairs for more than 40 years passed away Sunday, April 20 at a local Hospital. He was 82.PMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Reverend Big Jim Wheatley, a force in the local pulpits and in community affairs for more than 40 years passed away Sunday, April 20 at a local Hospital. He was 82.PMore >>
  • Alexandria Mall Hosts a Wonderland Tea

    Alexandria Mall Hosts a Wonderland Tea

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:42:05 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Alexandria Mall invites shoppers and guests to a Wonderland Tea.Character appearances from the classic tale, Alice in Wonderland, will be in attendance for tea time refreshments, movie showing, craft activities, and photo opportunities.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Alexandria Mall invites shoppers and guests to a Wonderland Tea.Character appearances from the classic tale, Alice in Wonderland, will be in attendance for tea time refreshments, movie showing, craft activities, and photo opportunities.More >>
  • Leesville to get nearly $16.2M for water system

    Leesville to get nearly $16.2M for water system

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:04:59 GMT
    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - The City of Leesville is getting nearly $16.2 million to help make improvements to its water system.USDA Rural Development will provide a loan of $11.3 million and a grant of $3.7 million, while the state Department of Health and Hospitals will provide funding through principle forgiveness in the amount of $1.1 million.The city currently has up to 30 water leaks at any time, which results into a loss of about $30,000 every month. The improvements will include replacing m...More >>
    LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - The City of Leesville is getting nearly $16.2 million to help make improvements to its water system.USDA Rural Development will provide a loan of $11.3 million and a grant of $3.7 million, while the state Department of Health and Hospitals will provide funding through principle forgiveness in the amount of $1.1 million.The city currently has up to 30 water leaks at any time, which results into a loss of about $30,000 every month. The improvements will include replacing m...More >>
  • UPDATE :Fifth Ward Water System boil advisory

    UPDATE :Fifth Ward Water System boil advisory

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:47:22 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - A boil advisory has been issued today @ 3:25PM due to contractors breaking the main on Hwy 1191. The following area is under a boil advisory: Hwy 1191 and Hwy 1 from the intersectionMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - A boil advisory has been issued today @ 3:25PM due to contractors breaking the main on Hwy 1191.More >>
  • Vernon Parish Police Reports

    Vernon Parish Police Reports

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:38:16 GMT
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces recent arrests as follows:More >>
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces recent arrests as follows:More >>
  • Upcoming Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

    Upcoming Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:37:14 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are set for Friday, May 30.The event provides local businesses the opportunity to celebrate and be recognized for their achievements.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are set for Friday, May 30.The event provides local businesses the opportunity to celebrate and be recognized for their achievements.More >>
  • Natchitoches Men Arrested On Drug and Weapons Charges

    Natchitoches Men Arrested On Drug and Weapons Charges

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:07:02 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Two Natchitoches men were arrested on drug and weapons charges over the weekend. More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Two Natchitoches men were arrested on drug and weapons charges over the weekend. More >>
  • Teen driver arrested for vehicular homicide

    Teen driver arrested for vehicular homicide

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:41:45 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Monday, a single vehicle crash killed a woman from Holden, La. and injured a teenager.  The teenager driver is suspected of driving impaired and has been charged and booked, according to Louisiana State Police. More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Monday, a single vehicle crash killed a woman from Holden, La. and injured a teenager.  The teenager driver is suspected of driving impaired and has been charged and booked, according to Louisiana State Police. More >>
  • Staying busy during spring break

    Staying busy during spring break

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:05:56 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - If you're looking for something to do with the kids this spring break, you may not have to look too far.  More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - If you're looking for something to do with the kids this spring break, you may not have to look too far.  More >>
  • Leesville receives money to update water system

    Leesville receives money to update water system

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:00:12 GMT
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The City of Leesville is receiving nearly $16.2 million in funding from USDA Rural Development and the State Department of Health and Hospitals to improve its water system. More >>
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The City of Leesville is receiving nearly $16.2 million in funding from USDA Rural Development and the State Department of Health and Hospitals to improve its water system. More >>
  • CLHC secures over half a million in federal funding for homeless

    CLHC secures over half a million in federal funding for homeless

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:17:34 GMT
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    Alexandria, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  – Central Louisiana Homeless Coalition secures more than half a million in federal funding for homeless programs.More >>
    Alexandria, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  – Central Louisiana Homeless Coalition secures more than half a million in federal funding for homeless programs.More >>
  • Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present final concert of season

    Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present final concert of season

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:16:44 GMT
    Rapides Symphony OrchestraRapides Symphony Orchestra
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present Carmina BuranaMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present Carmina BuranaMore >>
  • APD to host annual drug take-back day

    APD to host annual drug take-back day

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:26:12 GMT
    Photo credit: www.takebackyourmeds.orgPhoto credit: www.takebackyourmeds.org
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set for April 26.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set for April 26.More >>
  • Colfax woman shot and killed, suspect arrested

    Colfax woman shot and killed, suspect arrested

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:22:01 GMT
    COLFAX (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Colfax man has been arrested in connection to a Saturday murder .According to the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old Alex Hall is charged with second degree murder for the death of 70-year-old Loretta Williams.More >>
    COLFAX (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Colfax man has been arrested in connection to a Saturday murder .According to the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old Alex Hall is charged with second degree murder for the death of 70-year-old Loretta Williams.More >>
  • Cenla Easter 2014

    Cenla Easter 2014

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:48:25 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - We asked, and you answered! Here are your Cenla Easter shots! If you have any pictures you'd like to add, please email them to us at news@kalb.com!More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - We asked, and you answered! Here are your Cenla Easter shots! If you have any pictures you'd like to add, please email them to us at news@kalb.com!More >>
  • Woman arrested for attempted murder of police officer

    Woman arrested for attempted murder of police officer

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:31:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 19, 2014, the Alexandria Police were dispatched to the Circle K on Jackson Street in reference to an unwanted female, according to APD. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 19, 2014, the Alexandria Police were dispatched to the Circle K on Jackson Street in reference to an unwanted female, according to APD. More >>
  • Four arrested in Alexandria drug bust

    Four arrested in Alexandria drug bust

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:22:45 GMT
    Adam NickAdam Nick
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 18, 2014, officers with the Alexandria Police were patrolling the area of 2200 block of MacArthur Drive, when they noticed Adam Nick in a vehicle. Nick was known to have an active warrant. The officers said they made contact with Nick and he appeared to be very nervous. The officers said they observed a digital scale on the floorboard of the vehicle, in plain view. Nick was arrested and a K-9 unit was called to the scene. Suspected heroin was f...More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 18, 2014, officers with the Alexandria Police were patrolling the area of 2200 block of MacArthur Drive, when they noticed Adam Nick in a vehicle. Nick was known to have an active warrant. The officers said they made contact with Nick and he appeared to be very nervous. The officers said they observed a digital scale on the floorboard of the vehicle, in plain view. Nick was arrested and a K-9 unit was called to the scene. Suspected heroin was f...More >>
  • Rapides crash kills Pineville man

    Rapides crash kills Pineville man

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:18:24 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH (KALB News Channel 5) -- A crash involving two vehicles killed a man from Pineville, LA Sunday morning.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH (KALB News Channel 5) -- A crash involving two vehicles killed a man from Pineville, LA Sunday morning.More >>
  • LSU Agcenter to Host Wildlife Field Day

    LSU Agcenter to Host Wildlife Field Day

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:58:46 GMT
    CLINTON, La. (AP) - The LSU AgCenter plans a wildlife field day May 3 at the Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station near Clinton. LSU AgCenter forestry and wildlife specialist Don reed says the session will focus on the management of white-tailed deer and on controlling feral hogs and other nuisance animals. The program will begin at 8 a.m. and end at noon with a lunch. Preregistration is $30 if paid by April 25 or $40 after that date. More information about the field day is available by cont...More >>
    CLINTON, La. (AP) - The LSU AgCenter plans a wildlife field day May 3 at the Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station near Clinton. LSU AgCenter forestry and wildlife specialist Don reed says the session will focus on the management of white-tailed deer and on controlling feral hogs and other nuisance animals. The program will begin at 8 a.m. and end at noon with a lunch. Preregistration is $30 if paid by April 25 or $40 after that date. More information about the field day is available by cont...More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Secretary's Day 2014

    JAMBALAYA: Secretary's Day 2014

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:16:10 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAM's Secretary's Day 2014 interviewMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAM's Secretary's Day 2014 interviewMore >>
  • Ruby Wise Spring Carnival

    Ruby Wise Spring Carnival

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:34:33 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - We went out to the Ruby Wise Elementary Spring Carnival to see how they celebrate the warmer weather!More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - We went out to the Ruby Wise Elementary Spring Carnival to see how they celebrate the warmer weather!More >>
  • Chalkfest 2014

    Chalkfest 2014

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:08:24 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) Bolton High School had their annual Chalkfest last Thursday. The weather tried to wash away all their hard work before we got out there, but we still got you the gorgeous pictures!More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) Bolton High School had their annual Chalkfest last Thursday. The weather tried to wash away all their hard work before we got out there, but we still got you the gorgeous pictures!More >>
  • River Oaks Art Exhibits

    River Oaks Art Exhibits

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:05:23 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Last weekend we went and checked out some local photography, sculptures, and more. Afterwards, we noticed something going on downtown near the City Hall, so we went and checked that out, too!More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Last weekend we went and checked out some local photography, sculptures, and more. Afterwards, we noticed something going on downtown near the City Hall, so we went and checked that out, too!More >>
  • Local music star comes home

    Local music star comes home

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:46:08 GMT
    Crystal HoytCrystal Hoyt
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Crystal Hoyt has shared the stage with country music stars like Miranda Lambert and Big and Rich. She has also went on tour for three years with Toby Keith.Now Hoyt has traveled back to her hometown of Cheneyville to a crowd she never expected.More >>
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Crystal Hoyt has shared the stage with country music stars like Miranda Lambert and Big and Rich. She has also went on tour for three years with Toby Keith.Now Hoyt has traveled back to her hometown of Cheneyville to a crowd she never expected.More >>
  • City Marshal hosts Easter egg hunt

    City Marshal hosts Easter egg hunt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:10:25 GMT
    Marshal's office Easter egg huntMarshal's office Easter egg hunt
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- There's only one more day until Easter, but the Alexandria City Marshal's office is already in the holiday spirit.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- There's only one more day until Easter, but the Alexandria City Marshal's office is already in the holiday spirit.
    More >>
  • McAllister's campaign finances take a hit

    McAllister's campaign finances take a hit

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:39:13 GMT
    Congressman Vance McAllisterCongressman Vance McAllister
    LOUISIANA (KALB News Channel 5) -- Controversial Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister only has a little more than $8,000 in his campaign account according to a new report published this week by Politico.More >>
    LOUISIANA (KALB News Channel 5) -- Controversial Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister only has a little more than $8,000 in his campaign account according to a new report published this week by Politico.More >>
  • Bullying Can Have Life-Long Effects

    Bullying Can Have Life-Long Effects

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:25:33 GMT
    The repercussions of bullying extend long beyond childhood. A new British study followed over seven thousand children from grade school up until age fifty. They found those who were bullied were moreMore >>
    A study of the effects of someone being bullied showed the negative effects can last well into middle-age and even beyond. More >>
  • WIKI Is Better Than The CDC At Predicting Flu Outbreak Severity

    WIKI Is Better Than The CDC At Predicting Flu Outbreak Severity

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:18:43 GMT
    Wikipedia may be able to tell us when we're experiencing an outbreak of flu. Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital studied when flu-related Wikipedia articles were accessed from December 2007 to augustMore >>
    Tracking when people access Wikipedia articles on the flu can give real-time information on the severity of the outbreak, and sooner than the CDC prediction. Could help doctor's treat their patients.More >>
  • Cemetery vandalized in Evergreen

    Cemetery vandalized in Evergreen

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:22:33 GMT
    EVERGREEN, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One of Cenla's historic church cemeteries has been vandalized three times.More >>
    EVERGREEN, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One of Cenla's historic church cemeteries has been vandalized three times.More >>
  • Good Friday Passion Walk

    Good Friday Passion Walk

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:08:55 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - More than 150 people turned out to take part in a passion walk in Alexandria.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - More than 150 people turned out to take part in a passion walk in Alexandria.More >>
  • Holi Fest to benefit Rapides CASA

    Holi Fest to benefit Rapides CASA

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:26:51 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Cenla Indian Community presents a traditional Indian celebration for the public.  The 3K walk/run begins at 11 a.m. at Tamp & Grind Coffee Shop in downtownMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Cenla Indian Community presents a traditional Indian celebration for the public.More >>
  • Counterfeit money surfaces in Cenla

    Counterfeit money surfaces in Cenla

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:13:22 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A couple of shops around town have been receiving counterfeit money this year, even counterfeit versions of the new $100 bill, which came out just late last year. WhenMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A couple of shops around town have been receiving counterfeit money this year, even counterfeit versions of the new $100 bill, which came out just late last year.More >>
  • Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday

    Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:13:43 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Early voting week to begin April 19.All Louisianians eligible to vote in the May 3 general election can cast an early vote April 19 through April 26. Early votingMore >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Early voting week to begin April 19.More >>
  • Alexandria Mall to hold business expo

    Alexandria Mall to hold business expo

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:56:58 GMT
    Alexandria, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Alexandria Mall Business Bayou Expo set for April 26. The Alexandria Mall will hold a business expo on April 26, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to showcase resources on how toMore >>
    Alexandria, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Alexandria Mall Business Bayou Expo set for April 26.More >>
  • Patriot leadership reunited at Fort Polk

    Patriot leadership reunited at Fort Polk

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:48:17 GMT
    FORT POLK, La. – After being apart for almost a year, the leadership of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, came back together for the first time April 2, 2014, at Fort Polk's Warrior CommunityMore >>
    FORT POLK, La. – After being apart for almost a year, the leadership of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, came back together for the first time April 2, 2014, at Fort Polk's Warrior Community Center.More >>
  • Sandstone Multi-use Trail opens in Kisatchie

    Sandstone Multi-use Trail opens in Kisatchie

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:41:37 GMT
    Pineville, La. (KALB NEWS CHANNEL 5) - The Sandstone Multi-use trail will open on Saturday, April 19.  The popular motorized trail closes seasonally.  The trail is located in Natchitoches Parish withinMore >>
    Pineville, La. (KALB NEWS CHANNEL 5) - The Sandstone Multi-use trail will open on Saturday, April 19.More >>
  • Boil advisory lifted for Simpson

    Boil advisory lifted for Simpson

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:35:42 GMT
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The boil advisory for customers of the Simpson Water System has been lifted.
    More >>
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The boil advisory for customers of the Simpson Water System has been lifted.
    More >>
  • Author Speaks At Rugg Elementary

    Author Speaks At Rugg Elementary

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:38:40 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Students at Rugg Elementary in Alexandria got a visit from an author and illustrator of children's books Thursday. Mike Artell of Covington has authored more thanMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Students at Rugg Elementary in Alexandria got a visit from an author and illustrator of children's books Thursday. More >>
  • Education Chief Says There's Common Core Chaos

    Education Chief Says There's Common Core Chaos

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:45:37 GMT
    Education Superintendent John White says a continued push to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public schoolMore >>
    Governor Jindal is generally against the Common Core and if lawmakers don't go along, he might try to pull the state completely out. More >>
  • Learn To Swim. Pool Deaths Are Common In Spring And Summer

    Learn To Swim. Pool Deaths Are Common In Spring And Summer

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:37:37 GMT
    Young boys are more likely to die from drowning than in a car accident,  according to a new study from the National Center for Health Statistics. They found more than forty-six thousand people died fromMore >>
    Where you are likely to drown depends on your gender and where you are. 1 year olds and elderly men and women have something in common. More >>
  • Fewer Homeowners Are Underwater And The Numbers Keep Getting Better

    Fewer Homeowners Are Underwater And The Numbers Keep Getting Better

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:32:40 GMT
    Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year. Realtytrac says during the first quarter, nine-point-one million homeowners wereMore >>
    The same RealtyTrac survey also found that fewer homes in foreclosure are underwater. A surge in new home sales is mainly responsible for getting homeowners above water. More >>
  • NPSO arrest two in outboard motor theft

    NPSO arrest two in outboard motor theft

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:55:13 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two men in connection with the theft of an outboard motor in the Melrose area, according to NatchitochesMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two men in connection with the theft of an outboard motor in the Melrose area, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.More >>
  • Colfax woman charged after hiding marijuana in tree

    Colfax woman charged after hiding marijuana in tree

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:20:39 GMT
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Colfax woman is behind bars, charged with Attempting to Take Contraband Into a Penal Institution.More >>
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Colfax woman is behind bars, charged with Attempting to Take Contraband Into a Penal Institution.More >>
  • Celebrating 10 years of Shredfest

    Celebrating 10 years of Shredfest

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:57:28 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- It's hard to believe, but this is the tenth year for Shredfest. It's one of KALB's longest running and most popular community events and we do it all to say thankMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- It's hard to believe, but this is the tenth year for Shredfest. It's one of KALB's longest running and most popular community events and we do it all to say thank you to our viewers. Here's a recap of this year's event.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Alexandria City Marshall

    JAMBALAYA: Alexandria City Marshall

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:13:35 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Alexandria City MarshallMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Alexandria City MarshallMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Servants of Christ

    JAMBALAYA: Servants of Christ

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:11:17 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Servants of ChristMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Servants of ChristMore >>
  • APD Looking For Missing Teen

    APD Looking For Missing Teen

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:11:22 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB Newschannel 5)--Alexandria police are asking for the public's help to locate a runaway juvenile. According to the Alexandria Police Department, 16-year-old Angel Ramirez leftMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB Newschannel 5)--Alexandria police are asking for the public's help to locate a runaway juvenile. More >>
  • Four Years After, BP Is Scaling Back In Gulf Clean-Up Areas

    Four Years After, BP Is Scaling Back In Gulf Clean-Up Areas

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:43:41 GMT
    Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, the Coast Guard has moved cleanup of Louisiana's coast to a new phase, allowing BP to end its "active" effortsMore >>
    British Petroleum is being allowed to re-position equipment to respond to any new reports of oil that might surface. The Deepwater Spill happened about four years ago. More >>
  • Handling Hurricane Hazards. Experts Make Recommendations

    Handling Hurricane Hazards. Experts Make Recommendations

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:36:19 GMT
    Two of the country's top disaster experts have challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards. National HurricaneMore >>
    Hurricane forecasters isn't suggesting not building along hurricane-prone coastline, but says the risks should be known before construction starts. More >>
  • Re-Worked SAT. Better Or Dumbed-Down?

    Re-Worked SAT. Better Or Dumbed-Down?

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:31:34 GMT
    Anxious students can get a glimpse of the new S-A-T. The College Board is redesigning the test, which is the nation's most widely used college admission exam. The board is releasing sample questions ofMore >>
    The new version of the test that stresses would-be college students is due out in a couple years. Preview questions are being released now. More >>
  • Speed limit change for Bentley

    Speed limit change for Bentley

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:52:30 GMT
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The speed limit on one part of U.S. 167 is changing. DOTD has released that the posted speed limit through Bentley will change to 50 miles per hour. That's upMore >>
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The speed limit on one part of U.S. 167 is changing.More >>
  • Huey P. Long employees look for new jobs

    Huey P. Long employees look for new jobs

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:48:29 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A job fair was held in Pineville today for employees of Huey P. Long Medical Center.  Sixteen employers were at the job fair to accept applications from the approximatelyMore >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A job fair was held in Pineville today for employees of Huey P. Long Medical Center.More >>
  • "Turning around" Alexandria Middle Magnet

    "Turning around" Alexandria Middle Magnet

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:42:01 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish school district officials are working on a plan to turn around one failing school.  Alexandria Middle Magnet School received a failing gradeMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish school district officials are working on a plan to turn around one failing school.More >>
  • Cabrini presents Stations of the Cross

    Cabrini presents Stations of the Cross

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:31:09 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Students at Cabrini School put on a production of the living Stations of the Cross Wednesday.  The school does this annually as part of Holy Week.  Fifth gradeMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Students at Cabrini School put on a production of the living Stations of the Cross Wednesday.More >>
  • Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Accused McAllister video leaker resigns

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:31:43 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The woman accused of leaking a video of Vance McAllister kissing a congressional aide has resigned.More >>
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The woman accused of leaking a video of Vance McAllister kissing a congressional aide has resigned.More >>
  • Pineville man facing 34 charges of criminal activity

    Pineville man facing 34 charges of criminal activity

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:48:18 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) RPSO arrest man on charges of burglary, theft, criminal damage. Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested a Pineville man after responding to a burglaryMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) RPSO arrest man on charges of burglary, theft, criminal damage.More >>
  • Shredfest Thursday

    Shredfest Thursday

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:42:49 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- News Channel 5 and the team at Security Mobile Shredding will be shredding your documents for free at the Walmart on Highway 28 West in Alexandria Thursday fromMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- News Channel 5 and the team at Security Mobile Shredding will be shredding your documents for free at the Walmart on Highway 28 West in Alexandria Thursday from 9am-6pm.More >>
  • Rapides Library celebrates Easter

    Rapides Library celebrates Easter

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:31:03 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- About 100 children put on their bunny ears and went for an Easter egg hunt Wednesday at the Rapides Parish Main Library. It was part of the library's Easter "Eggstravaganza." TheMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- About 100 children put on their bunny ears and went for an Easter egg hunt Wednesday at the Rapides Parish Main Library.More >>
  • Juvenile reported missing in Alexandria

    Juvenile reported missing in Alexandria

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:29:01 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 26, the mother of Angel Ramirez, 16, reported him missing. It was learned that Ramirez left the house with an Katelyn Goldman, 18, on April 16 and hasMore >>
     
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 26, the mother of Angel Ramirez, 16, reported him missing.



     
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  • Midday Focus: Town of Ball Mayor Jonathan Dean

    Midday Focus: Town of Ball Mayor Jonathan Dean

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:10:26 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Midday Focus: Town of Ball Mayor Jonathan DeanMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Midday Focus: Town of Ball Mayor Jonathan DeanMore >>
  • Paradise Elementary enacts "No Parking" Zone

    Paradise Elementary enacts "No Parking" Zone

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:59:17 GMT
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Due to an effort between the Ball Police Department and the Louisiana Department of Transportation Department, a "No Parking" zone has been established on the shoulderMore >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Due to an effort between the Ball Police Department and the Louisiana Department of Transportation Department, a "No Parking" zone has been established on the shoulder of Highway 165 at the entrance to Paradise School.More >>
  • New Llano man arrested, charged with aggravated incest

    New Llano man arrested, charged with aggravated incest

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:58:12 GMT
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) VPSO arrest man for alleged sexual misconduct. The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office arrested James Stacy Deloach, 45, of New Llano after investigating a complaintMore >>
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) VPSO arrest man for alleged sexual misconduct.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Resurrection Event

    JAMBALAYA: Resurrection Event

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:41:31 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Resurrection EventMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Resurrection EventMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Junior Ranger Day

    JAMBALAYA: Junior Ranger Day

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:40:52 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Junior Ranger DayMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Junior Ranger DayMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Caribbean Nights

    JAMBALAYA: Caribbean Nights

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:39:43 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Caribbean NightsMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Caribbean NightsMore >>
  • Cenla sees Easter cold snap

    Cenla sees Easter cold snap

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:03:20 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- Temperatures Wednesday morning dropped into the 30's in Cenla for the first time in a few weeks. Some areas were forecasted to drop to the freezing mark. News ChannelMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- It was a cold one last night- temperatures dipped into the 30's here in Cenla after several weeks of warm, spring weather. News Channel 5's Rachael Penton spoke with local growers to find out how well they weathered the Easter cold snap.More >>
  • OLPS presents Passion Play

    OLPS presents Passion Play

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:54:55 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The first graders at Our Lady of Prompt Succor put on an Easter performance today.The kids put on the 15th annual Passion Play for friends and family- all while deckedMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The first graders at Our Lady of Prompt Succor put on an Easter performance today.More >>
  • Avoyelles Parish School Board to accept Minority-to-Majority apps

    Avoyelles Parish School Board to accept Minority-to-Majority apps

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:04:46 GMT
    AVOYELLES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Avoyelles Parish School Board announced they will begin accepting application for Minority-to-Majority transfers beginning May 1, 2014. The deadline forMore >>
    AVOYELLES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Avoyelles Parish School Board announced they will begin accepting application for Minority-to-Majority transfers beginning May 1, 2014.More >>
  • Doctor Joe Aguillard to become President Emeritus of LC

    Doctor Joe Aguillard to become President Emeritus of LC

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:06:46 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Doctor Joe Aguillard has been removed as President of Louisiana College by the college's Board of Trustees.More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Doctor Joe Aguillard has been removed as President of Louisiana College by the college's Board of Trustees.More >>
  • Holy Savior Menard to transform mall into art gallery

    Holy Savior Menard to transform mall into art gallery

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:18:16 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) — Holy Savior Menard Central High School will transform the mall area into an art gallery on April 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  As an extension of Youth Art Month celebrationsMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) — Holy Savior Menard Central High School will transform the mall area into an art gallery on April 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.More >>
  • BESE awards grant to Rapides Parish School Board for K-2 reading program

    BESE awards grant to Rapides Parish School Board for K-2 reading program

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:12:09 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approved a project proposed by the Rapides Parish School Board for funding through the state'sMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approved a project proposed by the Rapides Parish School Board for funding through the state's 8(g) Competitive Grant Program.More >>
  • Special Needs Daycare Center Opens

    Special Needs Daycare Center Opens

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:21:59 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--There's a new place to go if you need a daycare facility for a child with special medical needs. Rapides Pediatric Day Health Care is now open in Alexandria. TheMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--There's a new place to go if you need a daycare facility for a child with special medical needs. Rapides Pediatric Day Health Care is now open in Alexandria.More >>
  • Use of "Code Red" program passes in Ball

    Use of "Code Red" program passes in Ball

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:21:42 GMT
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The town council of Ball passed a motion to adopt the use of a program called Code Red.More >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The town council of Ball passed a motion to adopt the use of a program called Code Red.More >>
  • Lawmakers Hear Highway Safety Suggestion

    Lawmakers Hear Highway Safety Suggestion

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:05:38 GMT
    Lawmakers on the House budget-writing committee are hearing spending requests from the general public after weeks of getting information from individual state agencies. The Appropriations Committee wasMore >>
    Two mothers whose daughters were killed in highway accidents asked lawmakers to allocate more money to build cable barriers along interstates and busy highways.More >>
  • Is Tobacco Settlement Money Being Properly Spent?

    Is Tobacco Settlement Money Being Properly Spent?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:56:25 GMT
    The nation's top cigarette makers say they've made annual payments as part of a settlement in which some companies are paying states billions for smoking-related health care costs. Philip Morris USA,More >>
    The nation's largest cigarette companies have made another multi-billion dollar payment as part of the tobacco settlement. Some states are taking heat for not using much of that money for smoking-prevention programs.More >>
  • Junior League of Alexandria awards grants, scholarships

    Junior League of Alexandria awards grants, scholarships

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:50:47 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Junior League of Alexandria hosted its Grant Awards Ceremony on April 15.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Junior League of Alexandria hosted its Grant Awards Ceremony on April 15.More >>
  • FDA Approves New Pill To Control Grass Allergies

    FDA Approves New Pill To Control Grass Allergies

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:47:10 GMT
    Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 years old. Meant as an alternative to weekly allergy shots, the tabletMore >>
    The tablet is put under the tongue and was designed to be an alternative to allergy shots given at the doctor's office. Will be available in pharmacies later this month. More >>
  • Man arrested for bringing marijuana inside Rapides Courthouse

    Man arrested for bringing marijuana inside Rapides Courthouse

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:23:40 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Tuesday April 15, at approximately 8:50 a.m., a deputy assigned to Courthouse Security was working the metal detector when a subject that was attempting to enterMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Tuesday April 15, at approximately 8:50 a.m., a deputy assigned to Courthouse Security was working the metal detector when a subject that was attempting to enter the courthouse for business, kept setting off the detector.More >>
  • Statement on LC's President from Dr. Tommy French

    Statement on LC's President from Dr. Tommy French

    In keeping with the mission of Louisiana College, for almost 10 years now, as President ofLouisiana College, Dr. Joe Aguillard has led the College as it has provided liberal arts,professional, and graduateMore >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Statement on the future of Louisana College's President from Dr. Tommy French, Chairman of the LC Board of Trustees.More >>
  • Avoyelles business to get $1.3 million loan

    Avoyelles business to get $1.3 million loan

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:36:24 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will present an Avoyelles Parish business with a $1.3 million Business & Industry Guaranteed Loan.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- An Avoyelles Parish woman with a successful business in Bunkie will now have the opportunity to start another business in the small community. It's thanks to her hard work and the help of the government.More >>
  • Author, entrepreneur speaks to business owners

    Author, entrepreneur speaks to business owners

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:24:03 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- More than 80 entrepreneurs from around Cenla got the chance to hear some business advice from a self-made millionaire today.Cameron Herold has built three $100 millionMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- More than 80 entrepreneurs from around Cenla got the chance to hear some business advice from a self-made millionaire todayMore >>
  • LA 451 Moreauville; Avoyelles Parish Road Closure

    LA 451 Moreauville; Avoyelles Parish Road Closure

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:52:17 GMT
    LA 451 Moreauville; Avoyelles Parish Mile Post 0.840; Control Section 374-02 The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advise the public that LA 451, Moreauville, Avoyelles Parish,More >>
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advise the public that LA 451, Moreauville, Avoyelles Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track.
    More >>
  • LC Trustee resigns due to gag order

    LC Trustee resigns due to gag order

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:38:33 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A member of Louisiana College's Board of Trustees has resigned. Larry Hubbard posted his decision on social media.More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A member of Louisiana College's Board of Trustees has resigned. Larry Hubbard posted his decision on social media.More >>
  • Two arrested, one wanted in Boyce burglary

    Two arrested, one wanted in Boyce burglary

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:34:48 GMT
    Douglas ColemanDouglas Coleman
    BOYCE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On February 24, 2014, deputies from the Boyce Sub-station responded to Kendall Lane in Boyce in reference to a burglary.  RPSO stated the victim advised that while sheMore >>
    BOYCE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On February 24, 2014, deputies from the Boyce Sub-station responded to Kendall Lane in Boyce in reference to a burglary.More >>
  • RPSO make meth distribution arrest

    RPSO make meth distribution arrest

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:23:26 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division seized one-quarter pound of Methamphetamine, closing a three weekMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division seized one-quarter pound of Methamphetamine, closing a three week investigation into Methamphetamine distribution.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Adopt - a - pet

    JAMBALAYA: Adopt - a - pet

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:39:44 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Adopt - a - petMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Adopt - a - petMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Great American Cookie

    JAMBALAYA: Great American Cookie

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:36:51 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Great American CookieMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Great American CookieMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Westaff on the Geaux

    JAMBALAYA: Westaff on the Geaux

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:36:13 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Westaff on the GeauxMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Westaff on the GeauxMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Local running in Boston Marathon

    JAMBALAYA: Local running in Boston Marathon

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:35:35 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Local running in Boston MarathonMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Local running in Boston MarathonMore >>
  • News Extra: Bringhurst Future

    News Extra: Bringhurst Future

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:27:08 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Two unedited, unscripted interviews with City of Alexandria Director of Community Services Daniel Williams and Adam Lord of the Save Bringhurst group.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Two unedited, unscripted interviews with City of Alexandria Director of Community Services Daniel Williams and Adam Lord of the Save Bringhurst group. 

     
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  • Fresh Central Website Local Resource for Food Consumers, Growers

    Fresh Central Website Local Resource for Food Consumers, Growers

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:07:41 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Are you looking to buy local food or sell your own produce? Freshcentral.org is a community resource for both consumers and growers. The goal for the site isMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Are you looking to buy local food or sell your own produce? Freshcentral.org is a community resource for both consumers and growers.
    More >>
  • Ball police officer keeps job, investigation dropped

    Ball police officer keeps job, investigation dropped

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:47:02 GMT
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Ball police officer will keep his job and not be disciplined after the town council found that the chief of police did not follow protocol when investigating the officer. NewsMore >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Ball police officer will keep his job and not be disciplined after the town council found that the chief of police did not follow protocol when investigating the officer.More >>
  • Grant Community Health Center open for all

    Grant Community Health Center open for all

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:08:23 GMT
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Grant Parish residents in need of health care now have a new place to go. Friday was the official grand opening of the Grant Community Health Center in Colfax.  TheMore >>
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Grant Parish residents in need of health care now have a new place to go.More >>
  • What The IRS Isn't Telling You

    What The IRS Isn't Telling You

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:00:50 GMT
    The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Don't fret. If you're due a refund, April 15 isn't much of a deadline at all. The Internal Revenue Service doesn'tMore >>
    If you owe nothing to the federal government, you can't be penalized for filing late. Penalties apply only if you owe money. More >>
  • Critics Of Payday Loans Try A New Strategy To Protect Customers

    Critics Of Payday Loans Try A New Strategy To Protect Customers

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:56:05 GMT
    Now that lawmakers have shot down efforts to cap annual interest rates for payday loans, supporters for stricter regulations of the storefront lenders are rallying behind another strategy. They're backingMore >>
    Lawmakers shot down a plan to cap payday loan interest rates, but now there's support for a bill that could limit the number of payday loans one would get.More >>
  • LC Board of Trustees to vote on Aguillard's contract

    LC Board of Trustees to vote on Aguillard's contract

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:50:48 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Louisiana College Board of Trustees prayer gathering scheduled for April 14 on the campus was cancelled due to weather.More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Louisiana College Board of Trustees is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to renew the contract of college president Dr. Joe Aguillard.
    More >>
  • Feel Like Spending? Lots Of People Do

    Feel Like Spending? Lots Of People Do

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:49:55 GMT
    U-S retail sales increased in March at their fastest pace in 18 months. Sales rose 1-point-1 percent to about 433-point-9 billion dollars, according to the United States Commerce Department. That's theMore >>
    The winter blues are over and people are feeling better in general and about spending money in particular. Spending in March took its biggest jump in a couple years. More >>
  • City of Alexandria clarifies Bringhurst stance

    City of Alexandria clarifies Bringhurst stance

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:32:53 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - We just interviewed Daniel Williams, director of community services for the City of Alexandria, to allow the city to clarify its plans for Bringhurst Field.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - We just interviewed Daniel Williams, director of community services for the City of Alexandria, to allow the city to clarify its plans for Bringhurst Field.More >>
  • Passover begins tonight at sundown

    Passover begins tonight at sundown

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:50:24 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The Jewish Passover holiday begins this evening at sundown.Jewish families in Cenla will gather tonight to mark the beginning of the holiday with a celebration knownMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The Jewish Passover holiday begins this evening at sundown.More >>
  • Motorcycle rider who fell during circus doing fine

    Motorcycle rider who fell during circus doing fine

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:57:15 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - On Sunday, April 14, 2014, a video hit News Channel 5's Facebook showing a motorcycle rider in the Shrine Circus's show falling off his ride and falling to the ground. We checkedMore >>
    We checked into it, and the Cenla Shrine President Clay Brister said the rider is not seriously injured and no broken bones were reported.More >>
  • LSU Drops Game 3 to Arkansas, 10-4

    LSU Drops Game 3 to Arkansas, 10-4

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:39:01 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) No. 24 Arkansas used two-four run innings to take Game 3 over eighth-ranked LSU, 10-4, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU, which wonMore >>
    BATON ROUGE, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) No. 24 Arkansas used two-four run innings to take Game 3 over eighth-ranked LSU, 10-4, Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
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  • LSU Softball Opens Six-Game Stretch With Fordham, Hofstra

    LSU Softball Opens Six-Game Stretch With Fordham, Hofstra

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:34:46 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, LA. (KALB News Channel 5)The LSU softball team opens a run of six games in six days on Tuesday and Wednesday, traveling to the Empire State to take on the Fordham Rams and Hofstra Pride inMore >>
    BATON ROUGE, LA. (KALB News Channel 5)The LSU softball team opens a run of six games in six days on Tuesday and Wednesday, traveling to the Empire State to take on the Fordham Rams and Hofstra Pride in midweek action.
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  • NSU Softball: Rodriguez picks up Southland weekly honors

    NSU Softball: Rodriguez picks up Southland weekly honors

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:23:46 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Northwestern State softball first baseman Brianna Rodriguez has been named Southland Conference softball Hitter of the Week, as announced by the league office MondayMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Northwestern State softball first baseman Brianna Rodriguez has been named Southland Conference softball Hitter of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday afternoon. More >>
  • Friday's tennis match with Grambling cancelled

    Friday's tennis match with Grambling cancelled

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:20:44 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Friday afternoon's Northwestern State tennis match versus Grambling has been cancelled by mutual agreement of NSU head coach Patric DuBois and Kenneth Myers of GramblingMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Friday afternoon's Northwestern State tennis match versus Grambling has been cancelled by mutual agreement of NSU head coach Patric DuBois and Kenneth Myers of Grambling University, announced NSU Monday afternoon.
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  • Four wins for NSU at McNeese meet

    Four wins for NSU at McNeese meet

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:15:29 GMT
    LAKE CHARLES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Northwestern State got winning performances by Keona Jackson in the women's shot put with a Southland Conference-best throw, Consuela Lindsay in the women's 400More >>
    LAKE CHARLES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Northwestern State got winning performances by Keona Jackson in the women's shot put with a Southland Conference-best throw,  Consuela Lindsay in the women's 400 meter hurdles, Por'sha Thomas in the women's triple jump and Shakemia Johnson in the women's discus Saturday at the McNeese SpringTime Classic track and field meet.
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  • JAMBALAYA: Big Bass Blowout

    JAMBALAYA: Big Bass Blowout

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:04:59 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Big Bass BlowoutMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Big Bass BlowoutMore >>
  • Kincannon propels NSU to series win over Central Arkansas

    Kincannon propels NSU to series win over Central Arkansas

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:04:23 GMT
    CONWAY, ARK. (KALB News Channel 5) Kellye Kincannon's team-high three RBI aided in the Northwestern State softball team's 10-3 Southland Conference win over Central Arkansas Sunday afternoon at FarrisMore >>
    CONWAY, ARK. (KALB News Channel 5) Kellye Kincannon's team-high three RBI aided in the Northwestern State softball team's 10-3 Southland Conference win over Central Arkansas Sunday afternoon at Farris Field. More >>
  • Tax deadline is Tuesday

    Tax deadline is Tuesday

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:04:16 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The deadline to file your federal taxes is Tuesday. However, if you're one of those last minute people there is a way for you to get an extension. News Channel 5'sMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- It's a chore all of us have to do every year about this time, and this year's deadline is quickly approaching. Tomorrow is the federal tax filing deadline. News Channel 5's Rachael Penton has the details on last minute tax preps.More >>
  • College Baseball: NSU tops Mcneese

    College Baseball: NSU tops Mcneese

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:01:11 GMT
    LAKE CHARLES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) A run in the fifth inning and three-run home run from Nathan Lyons in eighth inning gave Austin Tanner a cushion to finish off his complete game shutout to giveMore >>
    LAKE CHARLES, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) A run in the fifth inning and three-run home run from Nathan Lyons in eighth inning gave Austin Tanner a cushion to finish off his complete game shutout to give the Northwestern State baseball team the series win after they defeated McNeese State 4-0 Sunday afternoon in Southland Conference action.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Shredfest Preview 2014

    JAMBALAYA: Shredfest Preview 2014

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:57:56 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Shredfest Preview 2014More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Shredfest Preview 2014More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Foster Recruitment

    JAMBALAYA: Foster Recruitment

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:57:10 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Foster RecruitmentMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Foster RecruitmentMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Urban Adventure Race

    JAMBALAYA: Urban Adventure Race

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:46:52 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Urban Adventure RaceMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Urban Adventure RaceMore >>
  • Rapides Parish Library Hosts First Community Health Fair

    Rapides Parish Library Hosts First Community Health Fair

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:35:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--The Rapides Parish Library hosted its first community health fair geared at getting the public more informed about services offered in the area. Twenty differentMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--The Rapides Parish Library hosted its first community health fair geared at getting the public more informed about services offered in the area. More >>
  • Many Woman Killed In Sabine Parish Crash

    Many Woman Killed In Sabine Parish Crash

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-04-14 12:42:20 GMT
    SABINE PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--A Sunday afternoon crash in Sabine Parish involving a pedestrian has left one woman dead. State troopers say the crash happened around 1:40 p.m. Allison LynnMore >>
    SABINE PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--A Sunday afternoon crash in Sabine Parish involving a pedestrian has left one woman dead.More >>
  • CLTCC honors students for achievements

    CLTCC honors students for achievements

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:52:41 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Central Louisiana Technical Community College hosted its first honors convocation Sunday at the Coughlin Saunders Center. The event honored more than 300 studentsMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Central Louisiana Technical Community College hosted its first honors convocation Sunday at the Coughlin Saunders Center.More >>
  • Party for the Planet

    Party for the Planet

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:47:12 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Alexandria threw a party Saturday with the earth in mind. It's the "Party for the Planet." The event is a chance for the zoo to raise awareness about environmentalMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Alexandria threw a party Saturday with the earth in mind.More >>
  • Shrine Circus at the Coliseum

    Shrine Circus at the Coliseum

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:40:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Shrine Circus is back in town this weekend at the Rapides Parish Coliseum. The show is put on by the Cenla Shrine Club and will be the last show at the ColiseumMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Shrine Circus is back in town this weekend at the Rapides Parish Coliseum.More >>
  • Save Bringhurst Field

    Save Bringhurst Field

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:37:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A proposal to increase Alexandria's recreation millage is on next month's ballot. But, that increase could mean that one of the city's most iconic structure's paysMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A proposal to increase Alexandria's recreation millage is on next month's ballot. More >>
  • Former LSU player shot, in serious condition

    Former LSU player shot, in serious condition

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-04-12 17:29:36 GMT
    SULPHUR, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A former LSU linebacker is in serious condition after police say he was shot by another former player last night in Sulphur. Sulphur Police say 36-year-old, BrandonMore >>
    SULPHUR, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A former LSU linebacker is in serious condition after police say he was shot by another former player last night in Sulphur.More >>
  • Paying Employees To Quit. Would You Take The Money And Run?

    Paying Employees To Quit. Would You Take The Money And Run?

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:39:32 GMT
    If your boss offered you five-thousand dollars to quit, would you take the money and run? That's exactly what Amazon is doing. The "pay to quit" program is designed to make sure employees really wantMore >>
    Amazon wants to make sure its employees want to be there, so they are offered money to quit. Not all employees are eligible, though.More >>
  • A Little Bedside Manner Goes A Long Way

    A Little Bedside Manner Goes A Long Way

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:35:05 GMT
    A doctor with good people skills may have healthier patients. Researchers at the University of Iowa looked at thirteen studies that analyzed how a doctor's interaction with their patients affected healthMore >>
    University study found that physicians who treat their patients with respect tend to have healthier patients.More >>
  • More Than Your Driving Record Affects Insurance Rates

    More Than Your Driving Record Affects Insurance Rates

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:30:53 GMT
    Did you know that your car insurance rate depends on more than your driving record? Your age, your gender and even your marital status affect how much you pay for protection. According to a new InsuranceMore >>
    Premiums normally go down as one gets older, but after a certain age they start going back up!More >>
  • Corp of Engineers to buy Vernon land to expand Peason Ridge

    Corp of Engineers to buy Vernon land to expand Peason Ridge

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:59:36 GMT
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - "I raised my two sons right there, and then we have my mother and father's place right here."More >>
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - "I raised my two sons right there, and then we have my mother and father's place right here."More >>
  • Red Cross Heroes campaign kicks off

    Red Cross Heroes campaign kicks off

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:40:17 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The American Red Cross of Central Louisiana started its American Heroes campaign with the help of one hard-working volunteer. Chris Everett is a client of the ArcMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The American Red Cross of Central Louisiana started its American Heroes campaign with the help of one hard-working volunteer.More >>
  • Steve Rogge retires from RPL

    Steve Rogge retires from RPL

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:34:35 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish Library system will be getting a new director this summer, and that person will have very experienced shoes to fill. "There are many hoursMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish Library system will be getting a new director this summer, and that person will have very experienced shoes to fill.More >>
  • Ed Tarpley, Former DA for Grant Parish, announce Congress bid

    Ed Tarpley, Former DA for Grant Parish, announce Congress bid

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:15:38 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - This afternoon, April 11, News Channel 5 received a written statement from Ed Tarpley. Tarpley confirms his intent to run for 5th Congressional District. The entire statement isMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - This afternoon, April 11, News Channel 5 received a written statement from Ed Tarpley. Tarpley confirms his intent to run for 5th Congressional District. The entire statement is as follows:More >>
  • Man arrested on crack cocaine bust 'was just trying to make money'

    Man arrested on crack cocaine bust 'was just trying to make money'

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:09:59 GMT
    D'Markius Sendell DuncanD'Markius Sendell Duncan
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division closed an investigation involving the sales of crack cocaine.  DetectivesMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division closed an investigation involving the sales of crack cocaine. 

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  • Man arrested in suspected meth sales complaint

    Man arrested in suspected meth sales complaint

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:04:40 GMT
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division responded to a tire shop, located on LA 1207 in Deville, in reference to frequentMore >>
    On April 9, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division responded to a tire shop, located on LA 1207 in Deville, in reference to frequent complaints of methamphetamine sales.More >>
  • Doctor going to prison for waterboarding girl, 11

    Doctor going to prison for waterboarding girl, 11

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:09:54 GMT
    GEORGETOWN, Del. (CBS News) - A former Delaware pediatrician has been sentenced to three years in prison for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding her head under a faucet. AMore >>
    A former Delaware pediatrician has been sentenced to three years in prison for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding her head under a faucet.More >>
  • LSU of Alexandria to crown new Ms. LSUA

    LSU of Alexandria to crown new Ms. LSUA

    Friday, April 11 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-11 17:01:32 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  – Five LSU of Alexandria students will compete for the title of Ms. LSUA in the 54th competition scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at 7:00pm. The event will be inMore >>
    Five LSU of Alexandria students will compete for the title of Ms. LSUA in the 54th competition scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at 7:00pm. The event will be in the Brumfield Caffey Annex Ballroom.More >>
  • Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb retiring

    Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb retiring

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:37:58 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year. Webb has served as Northwestern State's presidentMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Northwestern State University President Dr. Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year.More >>
  • HUD loop in Colfax Boil Advisory

    HUD loop in Colfax Boil Advisory

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:17:26 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Due to a water leak on Colfax Housing Authority property customers with a HUD LOOP address only are under a boil advisory until further notice.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Due to a water leak on Colfax Housing Authority property customers with a HUD LOOP address only are under a boil advisory until further notice.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Youth Job Fair

    JAMBALAYA: Youth Job Fair

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:04:18 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Youth Job FairMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Youth Job FairMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: The Retrieval

    JAMBALAYA: The Retrieval

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:03:47 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: The RetrievalMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: The RetrievalMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Cenla Garden Expo

    JAMBALAYA: Cenla Garden Expo

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:03:14 GMT
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    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Cenla Garden ExpoMore >>
  • Another Roadblock For GM Recall Customers

    Another Roadblock For GM Recall Customers

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:51:38 GMT
    General Motors says another part needs to be repaired in the 2.6 million small cars already being recalled for an ignition switch defect. GM says it will replace ignition lock cylinders on the cars. RightMore >>
    In addition to replacing millions of ignition switches, another part must also be repaired in more than two and one-half million GM cars on the recall list. More >>
  • Louisiana Will Not Introduce Minimum Wage

    Louisiana Will Not Introduce Minimum Wage

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:47:34 GMT
    Louisiana won't raise its minimum wage. The House labor committee rejected bills Thursday that would have set a state minimum wage that's higher than the hourly federal rate of $7.25. Opponents said theMore >>
    Democrat party was behind the plan, but House Labor Committee scrapped the plan, saying it would hurt business and cost jobs. More >>
  • Bring Home More Bacon If You Plan To Buy More Bacon

    Bring Home More Bacon If You Plan To Buy More Bacon

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:39:27 GMT
    Pork prices are skyrocketing because of a  mysterious virus that has swept thru 27 states. Producers are blaming that virus from China never before seen in the U.S. It has killed millions of piglets inMore >>
    Pork prices are up because a virus that originated in China has killed millions of piglets in this country.  No reports of people being infected with the virus. More >>
  • Avoyelles Parish Election information

    Avoyelles Parish Election information

    Saturday, April 5 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-06 02:32:29 GMT
    Mayor City of Bunkie 1 to be Elected Name Filed Date Party Michael "Mike" Robertson Sr. 02/12/2014 Democrat Mayor City of Marksville 1 to be Elected Name Filed Date Party Minnie "Papoose"More >>
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  • Grant Parish Election information

    Grant Parish Election information

    Saturday, April 5 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-04-06 02:28:25 GMT
    Mayor Town of Colfax 1 to be Elected Name/Address/Phone Filed Date Party/Race/Gender No candidates                 Alderman Village of Creola 1 to be Elected Name/Address/Phone Filed Date Party/Race/Gender NoMore >>
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  • Vernon Parish Election information

    Vernon Parish Election information

    Saturday, April 5 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-04-06 02:21:06 GMT
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Qualifying has begun for the April 5, 2014 elections.  The list of qualifiers will be updated as new information is available. Qualifying ends on February 14,More >>
    Up to the minute Election Results!More >>
  • Rapides Parish Election information

    Rapides Parish Election information

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 9:43 PM EST2014-02-27 02:43:34 GMT
    Mayor City of Pineville 1 to be Elected Name/Address/Phone Filed Date Party/Race/Gender Clarence Fields 02/12/2014 Democrat 3200 D Military Hwy., Pineville LA 71360 Black 318-443-8429 Male CouncilMore >>
    Mayor City of Pineville 1 to be Elected Name/Address/Phone Filed Date Party/Race/Gender Clarence Fields 02/12/2014 Democrat 3200 D Military Hwy., Pineville LA 71360 Black 318-443-8429 Male CouncilMore >>
  • GPSO: man arrested on drug charges

    GPSO: man arrested on drug charges

    Thursday, December 26 2013 6:03 PM EST2013-12-26 23:03:47 GMT
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Montgomery man was arrested by Grant Parish deputies on drug charges.More >>
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Montgomery man was arrested by Grant Parish deputies on drug charges.More >>
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  • LHSAA Softball Playoff Brackets

    LHSAA Softball Playoff Brackets

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:35:54 GMT
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  • ESPN to Televise LSU-Wisconsin Game in Houston

    ESPN to Televise LSU-Wisconsin Game in Houston

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:14:17 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – LSU's season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and the network announcedMore >>
    BATON ROUGE – LSU's season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and the network announced on Wednesday.More >>
  • LSU Adds Home and Home with Syracuse

    LSU Adds Home and Home with Syracuse

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:12:10 GMT
    BATON ROUGE –LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Wednesday.   TheMore >>
    BATON ROUGE –LSU has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse in football starting with a game at the Carrier Dome in 2015, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Wednesday.More >>
  • Demons Hoops Add 3 on Spring Signing Day

    Demons Hoops Add 3 on Spring Signing Day

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:09:29 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – Two-time All-State guard Devonte Hall, also an Academic All-State selection at Bossier City-Bossier High School, has joined the Northwestern State basketball program along with 6-11 juniorMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES – Two-time All-State guard Devonte Hall, also an Academic All-State selection at Bossier City-Bossier High School, has joined the Northwestern State basketball program along with 6-11 junior college center Deji Adekunle and high-scoring junior college point guard Tony Dobbinson, coach Mike McConathy announced Wednesday.More >>
  • Bullpen Carries Demons to Win

    Bullpen Carries Demons to Win

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:41:02 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – Evan Tidwell and the rest of the Northwestern State bullpen shutout Louisiana-Monroe for the final eight innings in a 6-1 win to extend the Demons' non-conference win streak to four TuesdayMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES – Evan Tidwell and the rest of the Northwestern State bullpen shutout Louisiana-Monroe for the final eight innings in a 6-1 win to extend the Demons' non-conference win streak to four Tuesday night at Brown-Stroud Field.More >>
  • Demons Look to Stay Hot in Non Conference Play

    Demons Look to Stay Hot in Non Conference Play

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:42:55 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – Looking to continue its win streak in midweek games, the Northwestern State baseball team will host Louisiana-Monroe on Tuesday at 6:30 at Brown-Stroud Field in non-conference action.   TheMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES – Looking to continue its win streak in midweek games, the Northwestern State baseball team will host Louisiana-Monroe on Tuesday at 6:30 at Brown-Stroud Field in non-conference action.More >>
  • Freshman Oller Takes SLC Pitcher of the Week Award

    Freshman Oller Takes SLC Pitcher of the Week Award

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:40:57 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES – After he led the Northwestern State baseball team with a complete-game shutout in the first of a three-contest set against McNeese State, Adam Oller was named as the Southland ConferenceMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES – After he led the Northwestern State baseball team with a complete-game shutout in the first of a three-contest set against McNeese State, Adam Oller was named as the Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week the league office announced Monday.More >>
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  • *UPDATE* Missing juvenile female in Alexandria FOUND

    *UPDATE* Missing juvenile female in Alexandria FOUND

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:31:25 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Gabrielle Dubroc is described as a white female, 14 years of age, with brown hair, brown eyes, and is 5’2” tall.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Gabrielle Dubroc is described as a white female, 14 years of age, with brown hair, brown eyes, and is 5’2” tall.More >>
  • New "Swatting" game causes massive police response

    New "Swatting" game causes massive police response

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:57:42 GMT
    LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBS News) - Police descended upon a home in Long Island, N.Y. Tuesday after receiving a 911 call from a man who said he had shot several of his relatives inside the house.More >>
    LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBS News) - Police descended upon a home in Long Island, N.Y. Tuesday after receiving a 911 call from a man who said he had shot several of his relatives inside the house.More >>
  • Woman allegedly attacked boyfriend with ax, went after neighbors

    Woman allegedly attacked boyfriend with ax, went after neighbors

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:50:25 GMT
    LUNENBURG, Mass. (CBS News) - A Massachusetts woman has been arrested after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend with an ax before also going after the couple across the street, reports CBS Boston.More >>
    LUNENBURG, Mass. (CBS News) - A Massachusetts woman has been arrested after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend with an ax before also going after the couple across the street, reports CBS Boston.More >>
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