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  • Local music star comes home

    Local music star comes home

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:23:07 GMT
    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
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    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.
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  • 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
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    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 >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:35:33 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 >>
  • 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.
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    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The boil advisory for customers of the Simpson Water System has been lifted.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
    More >>
  • 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 >>
  • Fifth Ward Water System boil advisory

    Fifth Ward Water System boil advisory

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:39:41 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • Boil advisory for some Colfax residents

    Boil advisory for some Colfax residents

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:34:13 GMT
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some town of Colfax water customers are under a boil advisory.More >>
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some town of Colfax water customers are under a boil advisory.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
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Cenla Garden ExpoMore >>
    (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 >>
  • Cenla BBB presents Torch Awards

    Cenla BBB presents Torch Awards

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:42:35 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Central Louisiana Better Business Bureau held the Torch Awards luncheon in Woodworth Thursday.  The awards were given out to recognize local businesses in fourMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Central Louisiana Better Business Bureau held the Torch Awards luncheon in Woodworth Thursday.More >>
  • Marksville teen rising social media star

    Marksville teen rising social media star

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:06:13 GMT
    MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- Can you imagine posting a picture or a video on social media and having hundreds of thousands of people see it? One Cenla teen experiences that on a daily basis.More >>
    MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- Can you imagine posting a picture or a video on social media and having hundreds of thousands of people see it? One Cenla teen experiences that on a daily basis.
    More >>
  • Bunkie Police officer receives national certification

    Bunkie Police officer receives national certification

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:05:08 GMT
    BUNKIE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Bunkie Police Department announced today that Detective Chad Jeansonne has recently been awarded certification and has been recognized as a national Expert ExaminerMore >>
    BUNKIE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Bunkie Police Department announced today that Detective Chad Jeansonne has recently been awarded certification and has been recognized as a national Expert Examiner by the National Association of Computer Voice Stress Analysts.More >>
  • Man arrested for the 35th time in Alexandria

    Man arrested for the 35th time in Alexandria

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:02:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 8, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division were on patrol in the area of Sabina Drive in Alexandria. RPSO said theyMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 8, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division were on patrol in the area of Sabina Drive in Alexandria.More >>
  • Bunkie man arrested for multiple charges after traffic stop

    Bunkie man arrested for multiple charges after traffic stop

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:10:30 GMT
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) On April 3, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division conducted a traffic stop in Cheneyville for failure to wear a seatbelt. TheMore >>
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) On April 3, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division conducted a traffic stop in Cheneyville for failure to wear a seatbelt.More >>
  • Ryan's CEO surprises Pineville Youth Center

    Ryan's CEO surprises Pineville Youth Center

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:27:54 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The CEO of the Ryan's Buffet chain was in Pineville today to surprise a local organization.Anthony Wedo and Mayor Clarence Fields presented the Pineville Youth CenterMore >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The CEO of the Ryan's Buffet chain was in Pineville today to surprise a local organization.More >>
  • Edcamp comes to Cenla

    Edcamp comes to Cenla

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:16:17 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Peabody Montessori Elementary School will host Edcamp Cenla on Saturday, April 12.  The event is a professional development seminar and forum about education inMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Peabody Montessori Elementary School will host Edcamp Cenla on Saturday, April 12.More >>
  • *UPDATE* Missing at risk juveniles in St. Landry Parish

    *UPDATE* Missing at risk juveniles in St. Landry Parish

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:46:12 GMT
    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's help in locating 2 missing juveniles, 12 year old Ariel Blaze Robin and 15 year oldMore >>
    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - *UPDATE* St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office tells us both runaway juveniles have been located in the New Orleans area.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Youth Extravaganza

    JAMBALAYA: Youth Extravaganza

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:07:46 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Youth ExtravaganzaMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Youth ExtravaganzaMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Ryan's Grand Re-opening

    JAMBALAYA: Ryan's Grand Re-opening

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:01:25 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Ryan's Grand Re-openingMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Ryan's Grand Re-openingMore >>
  • Prayer for Louisiana College Board of Trustees

    Prayer for Louisiana College Board of Trustees

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:57:49 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - This morning, KALB received this email from Friends of the College:  "We, the undersigned Louisiana College alumni and friends, are writing to let you know thatMore >>
    "As trustees, you hold the future of Louisiana College in your hands.  You are both responsible and liable for the financial and other consequences of the college.  That is a holy obligation that cannot be taken lightly."More >>
  • Student Concerns Over Drinking In School, Water That Is

    Student Concerns Over Drinking In School, Water That Is

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:57:58 GMT
    A new study finds most schools are meeting the requirements of a government mandate to provide free, clean drinking water to students at lunchtime. The study found that most schools provide drinking fountainsMore >>
    A new study finds most schools are meeting the requirements of a government mandate to provide free, clean drinking water to students at lunchtime. The study found that most schools provide drinking fountainsMore >>
  • When You Buy Honey, Are You Getting The Real Thing?

    When You Buy Honey, Are You Getting The Real Thing?

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:53:04 GMT
    The F-D-A will soon add honey to the list of foods requiring stricter labeling. Companies will have to label any honey that is not pure with 'blend of sugar and honey' or 'blend of honey and corn syrup'More >>
    The F-D-A will soon add honey to the list of foods requiring stricter labeling. Companies will have to label any honey that is not pure with 'blend of sugar and honey' or 'blend of honey and corn syrup'More >>
  • Direct TV And The Weather Channel Make A Deal

    Direct TV And The Weather Channel Make A Deal

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:47:52 GMT
    Direct-TV's  three-month-long dispute with The Weather Channel is over. The two companies announced the channel will return to Direct-TV  lineups today. The dispute centered on subscriber fees. The companiesMore >>
    The Weather Channel was removed from the satellite service in a dispute over subscriber fees. Their deal involves, among other things, reality programming on TWC.More >>
  • Spike Lee In Cenla For A Fundraiser

    Spike Lee In Cenla For A Fundraiser

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:42:41 GMT
    An Oscar-nominated filmmaker spent the night in cenla raising money for a local organization. Spike Lee was the guest speaker at a dinner benefiting the Natchitoches Boys and Girls Club. When Lee wasMore >>
    Oscar-nominated film director was in Natchitoches to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club. Hundreds donated for the club's summer program.More >>
  • Man carrying cross through Cenla

    Man carrying cross through Cenla

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:58:13 GMT
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A man walked through Cenla Wednesday carrying a large cross on his back.  He wouldn't give his name, but said he prefers to be called "Paul," like the evangelist in theMore >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A man walked through Cenla Wednesday carrying a large cross on his back.More >>
  • LSUA holds equal pay forum

    LSUA holds equal pay forum

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:37:01 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- LSUA held a forum today aimed at pushing for equal pay for women nationwide. The forum was sponsored by the American Association of University Women of Louisiana. TheMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- LSUA held a forum today aimed at pushing for equal pay for women nationwide.More >>
  • Puppy rescued from underground hole

    Puppy rescued from underground hole

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:44:18 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- An Alexandria home owner says his dog escaped from his backyard and went roaming in a nearby wooded area, but the dog got more than he bargained for. The puppy foundMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- Firefighters are known for battling fiery blazes, rescuing people from burning houses, and saving the occasional cat from a tree, but on Tuesday the firefighters of Rapides Fire District 2 assisted an intense animal rescue.
    More >>
  • State GOP leader calls for McAllister's resignation

    State GOP leader calls for McAllister's resignation

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:42:06 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The chairman of Louisiana's Republican Party is calling for Vance McAllister to resign.More >>
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The chairman of Louisiana's Republican Party is calling for Vance McAllister to resign.More >>
  • RPSO: Complaints lead to drug arrests

    RPSO: Complaints lead to drug arrests

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:45:24 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) RPSO arrests two Deville residents on meth, other charges. According to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, complaints of drug activity have led to the arrestMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) RPSO arrests two Deville residents on meth, other charges.More >>
  • Ovation Brands CEO Tony Wedo to visit Pineville Ryan's

    Ovation Brands CEO Tony Wedo to visit Pineville Ryan's

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:00:36 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Tony Wedo, CEO of Buffets, Inc., operator of 347 steak-buffet restaurants in 35 states, will be in town visiting the Pineville Ryan's Restaurant Thursday, April 10,More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Tony Wedo, CEO of Buffets, Inc., operator of 347 steak-buffet restaurants in 35 states, will be in town visiting the Pineville Ryan's Restaurant Thursday, April 10, at 1 p.m.More >>
  • Will voters forgive McAllister?

    Will voters forgive McAllister?

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:54:50 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel Five) -- The fallout from a kissing scandal caught on camera featuring married Louisiana congressman, Vance McAllister, and a staffer continues. Now, voters are sharingMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel Five) -- The fallout from a kissing scandal caught on camera featuring married Louisiana congressman, Vance McAllister, and a staffer continues.More >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Fiddler on the Roof

    JAMBALAYA: Fiddler on the Roof

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:31:30 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Fiddler on the RoofMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - JAMBALAYA: Fiddler on the RoofMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: Terra Home Brews and Brats

    JAMBALAYA: Terra Home Brews and Brats

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:30:55 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Terra Home Brews and BratsMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Terra Home Brews and BratsMore >>
  • JAMBALAYA: CLTCC Honors Convocation

    JAMBALAYA: CLTCC Honors Convocation

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:30:03 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - CLTCC Honors ConvocationMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - CLTCC Honors ConvocationMore >>
  • *UPDATE* 3 year-old missing after falling into creek in Winn Parish

    *UPDATE* 3 year-old missing after falling into creek in Winn Parish

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:13:48 GMT
    WINNFIELD, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A 3 year old boy is still missing after falling into Spillway Creek this morning.More >>
     
    **UPDATE 4-9-14** The Winn Parish Sheriff has released the name of the child who drowned when he fell into a rain swollen creek Monday.




     
    More >>
  • RPSO arrests woman on narcotics charges

    RPSO arrests woman on narcotics charges

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:47:08 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Deville woman arrested after attempting to swallow bag of suspected narcotics. On April 9, RPSO Deputies noticed a vehicle they had stopped that day parked atMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Deville woman arrested after attempting to swallow bag of suspected narcotics.More >>
  • Alexandria man arrested for battery

    Alexandria man arrested for battery

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:25:46 GMT
    Andre MosleyAndre Mosley
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 8, 2014, officers with the Alexandria Police Department were dispatched to 1500 block of South Harvard in reference to a battery. Officers said they contactedMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 8, 2014, officers with the Alexandria Police Department were dispatched to 1500 block of South Harvard in reference to a battery.More >>
  • Walk for a cure to be held for Fragile X

    Walk for a cure to be held for Fragile X

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:24:01 GMT
    MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Louisiana Fragile X Association to "walk for a cure" in Marksville. A fundraising event is coming up in Marksville on May 3. The Louisiana Fragile X AssociationMore >>
    MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Louisiana Fragile X Association to "walk for a cure" in Marksville.More >>
  • Go Red for Women breakfast

    Go Red for Women breakfast

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:05:19 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- A group of folks was seeing red this morning at Spirits Food & Friends, but it was for a good cause.The American Heart Association held it's kick off breakfast forMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- A group of folks was seeing red this morning at Spirits Food & Friends, but it was for a good cause.More >>
  • Senate backs closure of LSU hospital in Pineville

    Senate backs closure of LSU hospital in Pineville

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:49:12 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Senate has supported Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to shutter the LSU public hospital in Pineville and shift its services to two nearby private hospitals. Backing cameMore >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Senate has supported Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to shutter the LSU public hospital in Pineville and shift its services to two nearby private hospitals.More >>
  • Grant Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of septic tank wastes

    Grant Parish man arrested for illegal disposal of septic tank wastes

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:34:45 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Today, investigators with DEQ's Criminal Investigation Division, deputies from the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, and troopers from State Police, Troop E arrestedMore >>
    Whirley Austin Walker, 61, of Pollock, is alleged to have used his tank truck equipment to transport septic tank wastes and sewage and illegally dispose of these materials on vacant property he owns on Highway 8, across from 4-H Camp Grant Walker.More >>
  • CLTCC will host its first Honors Convocation

    CLTCC will host its first Honors Convocation

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:28:23 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) — Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) will host its first Honors Convocation on Sunday, April 13, 2013, at 4 p.m. in the Coughlin Saunders PerformingMore >>
    Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) will host its first Honors Convocation on Sunday, April 13, 2013, at 4 p.m. in the Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center.More >>
  • APD Pistol Training

    APD Pistol Training

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:34:27 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Police officers sometimes have to make split-second decisions that can mean life or death. That's why programs like "Lights, Sights and Lasers" teaches them theMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--Police officers sometimes have to make split-second decisions that can mean life or death. That's why programs like "Lights, Sights and Lasers" teaches them the skills they need to make those decisions.More >>
  • Governor Jindal To Headline Political Fundraisers

    Governor Jindal To Headline Political Fundraisers

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:08:14 GMT
    Governor Bobby Jindal will headline the South Carolina Republican party's Silver Elephant dinner. That's a major G-O-P fundraising event in the early primary state. It doubles as a must-do stopover forMore >>
    The fundraisers are popular among candidates believed to have their eyes on the White House.  Appearances in South Carolina and Iowa are on the list so far. More >>
  • Exploding Fireplace Recall

    Exploding Fireplace Recall

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:59:30 GMT
    Exploding fireplaces prompt another recall.   Nearly 14-thousand "Hussong Manufacturing" direct vent gas fireplaces and inserts are being recalled because gas can build up in the burner area, causingMore >>
    Gas can build up in the burner area and cause an explosion. 22 models are being recalled, although no reports of injury have been made so far. More >>
  • More Changes If You Want To Use Mileage For A Plane Ticket

    More Changes If You Want To Use Mileage For A Plane Ticket

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:53:09 GMT
    American Airlines and U.S. Airways tweak their rules on bags and miles. The airlines, which merged in December, are changing policies on checked bag fees and redeeming miles for flights.  American passengersMore >>
    Recently merged U.S. Airways and American Airlines are changing the rules and procedures for cashing in frequent flier miles and checked baggage.More >>
  • Save A Few Bucks On Your Summer Car Rental

    Save A Few Bucks On Your Summer Car Rental

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:46:50 GMT
    If you're trying  to save some cash on a car rental? Angie's List" has these pieces of advice to make things easier and less confusing.  Shop online and book early for the best rates. Look for locationsMore >>
    Renting a car can be frought with  expensive pitfalls and inconveniences. Here are a few ways to make the ordeal a little easier.More >>
  • UPDATE: McAllister to request for investigation

    UPDATE: McAllister to request for investigation

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:38:08 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A local pastor is speaking out, not in favor of McAllister's actions, but in favor of doing things the "right way." Danny Chance confirmed with KNOE 8 News that he believesMore >>
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - UPDATE: Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister will formally request for an investigation Wednesday into who leaked a video of him kissing a woman on surveillance video.
    More >>
  • Cenla reacts to McAllister scandal

    Cenla reacts to McAllister scandal

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:04:09 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The office of Representative Mcallister says that the Congressman has missed the last two days of votes, as well as two hearings with the House Natural ResourcesMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- News Channel 5's Rachael Penton has what Cenla has to say about the Vance Mcallister scandal.
    More >>
  • Tax deadline approaching

    Tax deadline approaching

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:44:59 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The deadline to file your taxes is quickly approaching. April 15 is the last day to file your taxes without facing a penalty. At H&R Block in Alexandria, staffMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The deadline to file your taxes is quickly approaching. April 15 is the last day to file your taxes without facing a penalty. At H&R Block in Alexandria, staffMore >>
  • Deputies arrested, fired for inappropriate behavior with an inmate

    Deputies arrested, fired for inappropriate behavior with an inmate

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:40:03 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Two Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies have been arrested and two more terminated from their employment after an investigation revealed in-appropriateMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Two Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies have been arrested and two more terminated from their employment after an investigation revealed in-appropriate behavior with an inmate, according to Sheriff William Earl Hilton.More >>
  • Loewer Powersports donates UTV's to Grant Parish

    Loewer Powersports donates UTV's to Grant Parish

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:32:58 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The Grant Parish Sheriff's Department received two new sets of wheels today thanks to Loewer Powersports. The sheriff's department will get to permanently borrowMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The Grant Parish Sheriff's Department received two new sets of wheels today thanks to Loewer Powersports.More >>
  • *UPDATE* Unrestrained young teen killed in early December morning crash

    *UPDATE* Unrestrained young teen killed in early December morning crash

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-08 20:28:47 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Due to the level of doubt, uncertainty, and several other extenuating circumstances, Louisiana State Police has continued investigating this fatal crash, which claimed the lifeMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Due to the level of doubt, uncertainty, and several other extenuating circumstances, Louisiana State Police has continued investigating this fatal crash, which claimed the life of a young teen on December 20, 2013.More >>
  • Todd L. Farrar Announces Candidacy for Pineville City Judge

    Todd L. Farrar Announces Candidacy for Pineville City Judge

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:39:36 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) —Tuesday, local attorney Todd L. Farrar announced his candidacy for Pineville City Judge. The Pineville City Court has jurisdiction over Wards 9, 10 and 11, whichMore >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) —Tuesday, local attorney Todd L. Farrar announced his candidacy for Pineville City Judge.More >>
  • Airline Cocktails May Have Less Zing Due To Lime Prices

    Airline Cocktails May Have Less Zing Due To Lime Prices

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-04-08 02:10:16 GMT
    Airline passengers might notice something missing these days from their vodka tonics or their Diet Cokes. There's no lime. A recent spike in the price of limes has caused some airlines, for now, to stopMore >>
    Airline passengers might notice something missing these days from their vodka tonics or their Diet Cokes. There's no lime. A recent spike in the price of limes has caused some airlines, for now, to stopMore >>
  • Got Milk? It Can Be Good For Your Knees

    Got Milk? It Can Be Good For Your Knees

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-04-08 02:03:23 GMT
    Drinking fat-free or low-fat milk may help delay the progression of knee osteoporosis. A study from Brigham and Women's hospital in Boston followed more than 2-thousand patients with knee osteoporosisMore >>
    If you have knee osteoporosis, hospital studies show milk could slow the progression of the disease.More >>
  • Costs Of Childhood Obesity Continue To Rise

    Costs Of Childhood Obesity Continue To Rise

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:58:28 GMT
    A new estimate of the cost of childhood obesity equals 19-thousand dollars per child. Researchers at the Duke University Global Health Institute tallied predicted medical costs for obesity, like doctorMore >>
    One in five children in the U.S. is considered obese. Costs in just one age group are expected to top 14-billion dollars.More >>
  • Repairs Begin On Recalled GM Vehicles

    Repairs Begin On Recalled GM Vehicles

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:54:18 GMT
    General Motors is about to start repairs on the millions of vehicles at the center of a controversial recall. The owners of six GM models can take their vehicles to a dealer to fix the ignition switchMore >>
    First round of repairs covers model years  2003 through 2007. Six Chevy, Pontiac and Saturn models should be taken to the dealer. Other models will be added later.More >>
  • Leesville Trash Bash

    Leesville Trash Bash

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:23:30 GMT
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Leesville's annual cleanup week starts April 8th.More >>
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Leesville's annual cleanup week starts April 8th. More >>
  • Two Teens Missing from St. Landry Parish

    Two Teens Missing from St. Landry Parish

    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's help in locating 2 missing juveniles, 12 year old Ariel Blaze Robin and 15 year oldMore >>
    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5)- The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's help in locating two missing teens.
    More >>
  • Three arrested in felony theft charges

    Three arrested in felony theft charges

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:53:51 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On December 30, 2013, deputies from the Glenmora Sub-station responded to the 400 block of LA Hwy 497 Forest Hill in reference to a theft and possible burglary.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On December 30, 2013, deputies from the Glenmora Sub-station responded to the 400 block of LA Hwy 497 Forest Hill in reference to a theft and possible burglary.More >>
  • LSU of Alexandria announces new mobile app

    LSU of Alexandria announces new mobile app

    Monday, April 7 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-04-07 20:36:23 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  – The new LSUA Mobile App is now available for download in the Apple Store for iPhones and in the Google Play Store for Android phones. The new app features plentyMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  – The new LSUA Mobile App is now available for download in the Apple Store for iPhones and in the Google Play Store for Android phones.More >>
  • Delta to offer First Class from AEX

    Delta to offer First Class from AEX

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:56:03 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Delta Airlines will become first airline to offer first class seats from Alexandria International Airport. On April 7, Delta Airlines and Alexandria InternationalMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Delta Airlines will become first airline to offer first class seats from Alexandria International Airport. On April 7, Delta Airlines and Alexandria InternationalMore >>
  • RPSO arrest man for taking rental vehicle

    RPSO arrest man for taking rental vehicle

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:09:51 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Hertz Rental employee takes vehicle, arrested by RPSO. The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office arrested an Alexandria man after responding to a complaint from theMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Hertz Rental employee takes vehicle, arrested by RPSO.More >>
  • RPSO make cutting torch theft arrest

    RPSO make cutting torch theft arrest

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:07:24 GMT
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    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On March 29, 2014, deputies at the Tioga Sub-station were contacted by a complainant about a theft, stated Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office.  According to RPSO,More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On March 29, 2014, deputies at the Tioga Sub-station were contacted by a complainant about a theft, stated Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office.More >>
  • Fort Hood shooter had Fort Polk ties

    Fort Hood shooter had Fort Polk ties

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:40:38 GMT
    ST. PETERS, Mo. (KTVI) A St. Peters man is still stunned days after learning his friend and fellow soldier, Ivan Lopez, is being blamed for a deadly shooting at Fort Hood. On Friday, investigators saidMore >>
    ST. PETERS, Mo. (KTVI) A St. Peters man is still stunned days after learning his friend and fellow soldier, Ivan Lopez, is being blamed for a deadly shooting at Fort Hood.More >>
  • Road closure on Scott and Foisy in Alexandria

    Road closure on Scott and Foisy in Alexandria

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:09:41 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The City of Alexandria announced that the intersection of Scott Street and Foisy Street will be closed from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. until Saturday,More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The City of Alexandria announced that the intersection of Scott Street and Foisy Street will be closed from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. until Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. for repairs.More >>
  • APD make arrest in stabbing case

    APD make arrest in stabbing case

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:35:06 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 6, 2014, at approximately 3 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department was dispatched to the 2900 block of 3rd Street in reference to a disturbance. When theMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 6, 2014, at approximately 3 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department was dispatched to the 2900 block of 3rd Street in reference to a disturbance.More >>
  • Burglar on Coliseum Drive arrested by APD

    Burglar on Coliseum Drive arrested by APD

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:34:37 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 4, 2014, at approximately 6 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department was dispatched to 5500 block of Coliseum in reference to a vehicle burglary in progress. WhenMore >>
     
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 4, 2014, at approximately 6 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department was dispatched to 5500 block of Coliseum in reference to a vehicle burglary in progress.



     
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  • Vernon parish arrests Oakdale woman for bounced checks

    Vernon parish arrests Oakdale woman for bounced checks

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:10:51 GMT
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announced the April 4, 2014 arrest of Karen Lafleur, 52, of Oakdale. The arrest is a result of numerousMore >>
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announced the April 4, 2014 arrest of Karen Lafleur, 52, of Oakdale.More >>
  • Start A Heart Event Teaches CPR

    Start A Heart Event Teaches CPR

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:28:09 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--It's the simple steps that could save a life....and many learned them for the first time Saturday. it was for the "Start A Heart" event. Nearly 500 peopleMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)--It's the simple steps that could save a life....and many learned them for the first time Saturday. it was for the "Start A Heart" event. 
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  • Ruby Wise Leap Pep Rally

    Ruby Wise Leap Pep Rally

    Sunday, April 6 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-06 22:31:41 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -  Ruby Wise Elementary School held a Leap test Pep Rally last Friday to get the kids psyched up for their upcoming testing. The teachers had some special plans, theMore >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -  Ruby Wise Elementary School held a Leap test Pep Rally last Friday to get the kids psyched up for their upcoming testing.More >>
  • Concert in memory of Cobain

    Concert in memory of Cobain

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:39:26 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -  It "Smelled Like Teen Spirit" this evening at Tamp & Grind in Alexandria.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -  It "Smelled Like Teen Spirit" this evening at Tamp & Grind in Alexandria.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 >>
    Up to the minute Election Results!More >>
  • 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 >>
    Up to the minute Election Results!More >>
  • 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 >>
  • Cenla Election Results

    Cenla Election Results

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    Up to the minute election results.More >>
  • Victim's Right Parade held in Alexandria

    Victim's Right Parade held in Alexandria

    Saturday, April 5 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-04-06 00:47:43 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - In honor of Victim's Rights Week, a parade was held in Downtown Alexandria in remembrance and support of those affected by crime.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - In honor of Victim's Rights Week, a parade was held in Downtown Alexandria in remembrance and support of those affected by crime.More >>
  • Plainview boil advisory

    Plainview boil advisory

    Saturday, April 5 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-06 00:36:09 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) Ward Six Water Association of Rapides Parish is under boil advisory for everyone west of Occupy 1 Church & the south portion of Coker Road. Lightning struck a main water line causingMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) Ward Six Water Association of Rapides Parish is under boil advisory for everyone west of Occupy 1 Church & the south portion of Coker Road.More >>
  • Celebration of Children will go forward; may move inside center

    Celebration of Children will go forward; may move inside center

    Saturday, April 5 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-04-06 00:31:05 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Celebration of Children event scheduled for tomorrow, April 6, at Kees Park in Pineville from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. will go on as scheduled, regardless of weather. However,More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Celebration of Children event scheduled for tomorrow, April 6, at Kees Park in Pineville from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. will go on as scheduled, regardless of weather.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
    Here are the Cenla teams for the LHSAA Softball Playoff Brackets Class 5A: (25) Slidell at (8) NCHS (24) Mandeville at (9) Pineville (27) ASH at (6) Hahnville Class 4A: (19) Grant at (14) Cecilia (27)More >>
    Here are the Cenla teams for the LHSAA Softball Playoff BracketsMore >>
  • 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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