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  • Sea World/Southwest Going Their Separate Ways

    Sea World/Southwest Going Their Separate Ways

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:25:02 GMT
    (AP) Southwest Airlines and Sea World Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership. Both claim it was a mutual decision.More >>
    (AP) Southwest Airlines and Sea World Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership. Both claim it was a mutual decision.More >>
  • More Students Are Scoring High On Advanced Placement Exams

    More Students Are Scoring High On Advanced Placement Exams

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:16:33 GMT
    (AP) Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams.More >>
    (AP) Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams.More >>
  • Ebola patient to be transferred to Emory hospital

    Ebola patient to be transferred to Emory hospital

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:14:06 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) - Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say there are plans for an American aid worker in Africa who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.More >>
    ATLANTA (AP) - Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say there are plans for an American aid worker in Africa who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.More >>
  • Open A Registry To Get Your College Stuff

    Open A Registry To Get Your College Stuff

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:11:11 GMT
    NBC) Registries aren't just for brides and babies anymore. College students are getting wise!More >>
    NBC) Registries aren't just for brides and babies anymore. College students are getting wise!More >>
  • Congress sends highway bill to White House

    Congress sends highway bill to White House

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:11:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.More >>
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:54:36 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.More >>
  • Buddy Camp brings together kids with and without disabilities

    Buddy Camp brings together kids with and without disabilities

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

    A look at some new laws that take effect Friday in La.

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:49:39 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Hundreds of new laws take effect Friday, with the start of August. A look at some of the changes on the books:More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Hundreds of new laws take effect Friday, with the start of August. A look at some of the changes on the books:More >>
  • Hope House school supply drive

    Hope House school supply drive

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

    Vernon Parish's Education Initiative recognized nationally

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:43:10 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Fort Polk Progress, the Vernon Parish School District, and Fort Polk military installation have been recognized for creating an initiative to improve the quality of education for military families in Vernon parish.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5)- Fort Polk Progress, the Vernon Parish School District, and Fort Polk military installation have been recognized for creating an initiative to improve the quality of education for military families in Vernon parish.More >>
  • US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

    US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:39:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A U.N worker cleans the garbage at the courtyard of the Abu Hussein U.N. school, in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A U.N worker cleans the garbage at the courtyard of the Abu Hussein U.N. school, in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday.More >>
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday.More >>
  • Three injured, one arrested after shooting in Alexandria

    Three injured, one arrested after shooting in Alexandria

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

    Lakes and Rivers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:21:35 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 >>
  • Vitter claims Obama Administration is hiding number of illegals in La.

    Vitter claims Obama Administration is hiding number of illegals in La.

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:17:54 GMT
    Washington, D.C. (KALB News Channel 5) – U.S. Senator David Vitter has claimed that the Obama administration is hiding numbers about how many unaccompanied alien children are in Louisiana. More >>
    Washington, D.C. (KALB News Channel 5) – U.S. Senator David Vitter has claimed that the Obama administration is hiding numbers about how many unaccompanied alien children are in Louisiana. More >>
  • Lego worker stole toy pieces worth thousands, cops say

    Lego worker stole toy pieces worth thousands, cops say

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:29:44 GMT
    GLENDALE, Calif. (CBS News) - A woman is accused of stealing Legos worth thousands of dollars from a mall store where she worked, authorities told CBS Los Angeles on Wednesday.More >>
    GLENDALE, Calif. (CBS News) - A woman is accused of stealing Legos worth thousands of dollars from a mall store where she worked, authorities told CBS Los Angeles on Wednesday.More >>
  • 2014 motor vehicle law amendments to affect Louisiana drivers

    2014 motor vehicle law amendments to affect Louisiana drivers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:26:13 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state. More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Beginning August 1st, 2014, numerous laws and amendments passed during the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session will affect motorists throughout the state. More >>
  • Decade-old remains found in unrefrigerated morgue

    Decade-old remains found in unrefrigerated morgue

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:22:35 GMT
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CBS News) -- Rhode Island's medical examiner is trying to identify several bodies that had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Providence funeral home.More >>
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CBS News) -- Rhode Island's medical examiner is trying to identify several bodies that had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Providence funeral home.More >>
  • More high school students earning college credit

    More high school students earning college credit

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:22:28 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams that are used to earn college credit.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams that are used to earn college credit.More >>
  • Deep-sea "Octomom" guards eggs for record length of time

    Deep-sea "Octomom" guards eggs for record length of time

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:21:22 GMT
    (CBS News) - A real-life "Octomom" off the coast of California has been declared a champion of parenting -- and patience -- in the animal world.More >>
    (CBS News) - A real-life "Octomom" off the coast of California has been declared a champion of parenting -- and patience -- in the animal world.More >>
  • Scientists create see-through mice

    Scientists create see-through mice

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:20:00 GMT
    NEW YORK (CBS News) -- Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen.More >>
    NEW YORK (CBS News) -- Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen.More >>
  • Hundreds more sickened in Ohio mumps outbreak

    Hundreds more sickened in Ohio mumps outbreak

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:18:35 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (CBS News) -- The number of mumps cases in the recent central Ohio outbreak has reached 469 cases.Columbus Public Health says the number of cases linked to this year's outbreak in Franklin, Delaware and Madison counties is more than in the entire U.S. last year.More >>
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (CBS News) -- The number of mumps cases in the recent central Ohio outbreak has reached 469 cases.Columbus Public Health says the number of cases linked to this year's outbreak in Franklin, Delaware and Madison counties is more than in the entire U.S. last year.More >>
  • Work-from-home remote access software vulnerable to hackers

    Work-from-home remote access software vulnerable to hackers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:16:59 GMT
    (CBS News) - Online tools that help millions of Americans work from home may be exposing both workers and businesses to cybersecurity risks, a new report from the Department of Homeland Security has found.More >>
    (CBS News) - Online tools that help millions of Americans work from home may be exposing both workers and businesses to cybersecurity risks, a new report from the Department of Homeland Security has found.More >>
  • Florida health officials warn of deadly vibrio bacteria

    Florida health officials warn of deadly vibrio bacteria

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:15:24 GMT
    Fla. (CBS News) - Sarasota County health officials have issued a warning against eating raw oystersand exposing open wounds to coastal and inland waters after one person died this week and another was sickened by a flesh-eating bacteria.More >>
    Fla. (CBS News) - Sarasota County health officials have issued a warning against eating raw oystersand exposing open wounds to coastal and inland waters after one person died this week and another was sickened by a flesh-eating bacteria.More >>
  • Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap

    Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:58:13 GMT
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.Neel Kashkari, a millionaire and former Goldman Sachs banker who is far behind Gov. Jerry Brown in pre-election polls, released a short documentary about the six nights he sp...More >>
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.Neel Kashkari, a millionaire and former Goldman Sachs banker who is far behind Gov. Jerry Brown in pre-election polls, released a short documentary about the six nights he sp...More >>
  • "Sharknado 2" whipped up a storm of viewers, tweets

    "Sharknado 2" whipped up a storm of viewers, tweets

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:12:43 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) — Syfy says its sequel to the horror spoof "Sharknado" snapped up 3.9 million viewers Wednesday night.The film, officially titled "Sharknado 2: The Second One," nearly tripled the 1.37 million viewers who saw last summer's premiere of the original "Sharknado" film.Meanwhile, Nielsen estimates that 5.5 million people saw one or more of the 581,000 tweets posted during the airing. At one point, the film held all top 10 trending topics in the United States. By comparison, 318,000 t...More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) — Syfy says its sequel to the horror spoof "Sharknado" snapped up 3.9 million viewers Wednesday night.The film, officially titled "Sharknado 2: The Second One," nearly tripled the 1.37 million viewers who saw last summer's premiere of the original "Sharknado" film.Meanwhile, Nielsen estimates that 5.5 million people saw one or more of the 581,000 tweets posted during the airing. At one point, the film held all top 10 trending topics in the United States. By comparison, 318,000 t...More >>
  • Emily's Adventures: Geocaching

    Emily's Adventures: Geocaching

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

    JAMBALAYA: Youth Bowling Tour

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

    JAMBALAYA: CASA Fundraiser

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

    JAMBALAYA: Second Samuel

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

    JAMBALAYA: Youth Revival

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:26:56 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Youth RevivalMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Youth RevivalMore >>
  • Jindal wants details on immigrant children in La.

    Jindal wants details on immigrant children in La.

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:08:57 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is blasting President Barack Obama's administration for providing few details to Louisiana officials about the more than 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who have been released to sponsors here.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal is blasting President Barack Obama's administration for providing few details to Louisiana officials about the more than 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who have been released to sponsors here.More >>
  • City bus services to expand to Louisiana-Lafayette

    City bus services to expand to Louisiana-Lafayette

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:07:28 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Officials say University of Louisiana at Lafayette students may soon ride to and from campus on Lafayette city buses.More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Officials say University of Louisiana at Lafayette students may soon ride to and from campus on Lafayette city buses.More >>
  • Texas search group resumes drone use

    Texas search group resumes drone use

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:05:32 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas-based group that had been embroiled in a legal fight over its use of drones in its searches for missing persons has resumed utilizing the unmanned aircraft.More >>
    HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas-based group that had been embroiled in a legal fight over its use of drones in its searches for missing persons has resumed utilizing the unmanned aircraft.More >>
  • McDonald's ordered to pay $27M in deaths of teens

    McDonald's ordered to pay $27M in deaths of teens

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:03:42 GMT
    BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas jury has ordered McDonald's to pay $27 million in damages to the families of two teenagers killed in a car accident while en route to a hospital after a fight outside the fast-food restaurant in College Station in 2012.More >>
    BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas jury has ordered McDonald's to pay $27 million in damages to the families of two teenagers killed in a car accident while en route to a hospital after a fight outside the fast-food restaurant in College Station in 2012.More >>
  • Obama signs order on contractor labor violations

    Obama signs order on contractor labor violations

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:03:07 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says federal contractors that violate labor laws shouldn't get a competitive advantage over companies that play by the rules.Obama is signing an executive order requiring contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes.The order requires companies to disclose labor violations when they're seeking lucrative government contracts. It also helps workers address grievances over pay, sexual assault or harassment.Obama says the vast majority o...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says federal contractors that violate labor laws shouldn't get a competitive advantage over companies that play by the rules.Obama is signing an executive order requiring contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes.The order requires companies to disclose labor violations when they're seeking lucrative government contracts. It also helps workers address grievances over pay, sexual assault or harassment.Obama says the vast majority o...More >>
  • Hearing dates set in both Common Core lawsuits

    Hearing dates set in both Common Core lawsuits

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:03:06 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Mid-August hearing dates have been set for dueling lawsuits over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Mid-August hearing dates have been set for dueling lawsuits over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools.More >>
  • 3 sentenced for Texas human smuggling operation

    3 sentenced for Texas human smuggling operation

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:01:27 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - Three men have been sentenced to at least nine years in prison for operating a human-smuggling ring that held 115 people captive in a small Houston home.More >>
    HOUSTON (AP) - Three men have been sentenced to at least nine years in prison for operating a human-smuggling ring that held 115 people captive in a small Houston home.More >>
  • Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

    Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:00:38 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones.More >>
    HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones.More >>
  • New Laws-Louisiana

    New Laws-Louisiana

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:22:54 GMT
    551 new laws take effect Friday in LouisianaMore >>
    551 new laws take effect Friday in LouisianaMore >>
  • How Virtual Therapy Could Help the Military Fight PTSD

    How Virtual Therapy Could Help the Military Fight PTSD

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:03:59 GMT
    (NBC)-- In Afghanistan, a new therapist is talking with soldiers. Her name is Ellie, she is the face of a computer program and she could be the key to identifying PTSD in America’s military.Equipped with a Microsoft Kinect motion sensor, she nods at the right time, urges patients on with a well-timed “uh-huh,” and knows when to stop talking. A study released earlier this month found that patients were more willing to open up to Ellie than to a human therapist, mostly because they felt like th...More >>
    (NBC)-- In Afghanistan, a new therapist is talking with soldiers. Her name is Ellie, she is the face of a computer program and she could be the key to identifying PTSD in America’s military.Equipped with a Microsoft Kinect motion sensor, she nods at the right time, urges patients on with a well-timed “uh-huh,” and knows when to stop talking. A study released earlier this month found that patients were more willing to open up to Ellie than to a human therapist, mostly because they felt like th...More >>
  • Sentencing date set in health care fraud case

    Sentencing date set in health care fraud case

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:54:49 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say the operators of a Baton Rouge medical equipment supplier will be sentenced in November following their guilty pleas to federal health care fraud charges.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say the operators of a Baton Rouge medical equipment supplier will be sentenced in November following their guilty pleas to federal health care fraud charges.More >>
  • Weather Blog 7/31

    Rain Chances Rising

    Rain Chances Rising

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:53:55 GMT
    Thursday, July 3111:45amFor the latest Tropical Update follow the link below:http://www.kalb.com/story/26162093/still-watching-a-developing-tropical-disturbanceOverviewThere is a LPS (Low Pressure System) over the Southern Plains Lower Mississippi River Valley. Otherwise we will see continued scattered rain across much of the Eastern half of the nation and a risk for severe weather through Northern New England.DiscussionThere is a ridge of high pressure that is still extending over our area....More >>
    Thursday, July 3111:45amFor the latest Tropical Update follow the link below:http://www.kalb.com/story/26162093/still-watching-a-developing-tropical-disturbanceOverviewThere is a LPS (Low Pressure System) over the Southern Plains Lower Mississippi River Valley. Otherwise we will see continued scattered rain across much of the Eastern half of the nation and a risk for severe weather through Northern New England.DiscussionThere is a ridge of high pressure that is still extending over our area....More >>
  • One arrest made in Sabine Parish homicide

    One arrest made in Sabine Parish homicide

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:50:16 GMT
    SABINE PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- One person has been arrested for the murder of James Paul Green, 50, of Fisher, whose body was discovered inside his burnt residence on the morning of July 18, 2014. Major C. Jones, 27, of Zwolle, was arrested on July 30, 2014, and booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on a warrant for second degree murder.On July 17, 2014, the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office (SPSO) received a 911 call at approximately 10:40 p.m. that Green’s residence was o...More >>
    SABINE PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- One person has been arrested for the murder of James Paul Green, 50, of Fisher, whose body was discovered inside his burnt residence on the morning of July 18, 2014. Major C. Jones, 27, of Zwolle, was arrested on July 30, 2014, and booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center on a warrant for second degree murder.On July 17, 2014, the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office (SPSO) received a 911 call at approximately 10:40 p.m. that Green’s residence was o...More >>
  • COPS: 1 dead, 1 critical after high-rise shooting

    COPS: 1 dead, 1 critical after high-rise shooting

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:39:53 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) — A shooting inside a downtown Chicago high-rise on Thursday has left one man dead and another in critical condition in the city's bustling financial district, according to police.Officers were called to the Bank of America building around 9:50 a.m. and found two men on the floor in an office, police spokesman Martin Maloney said.Police said a 54-year-old victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition, while a 59-year-old man described as the offender was pronounced dead at...More >>
    CHICAGO (AP) — A shooting inside a downtown Chicago high-rise on Thursday has left one man dead and another in critical condition in the city's bustling financial district, according to police.Officers were called to the Bank of America building around 9:50 a.m. and found two men on the floor in an office, police spokesman Martin Maloney said.Police said a 54-year-old victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition, while a 59-year-old man described as the offender was pronounced dead at...More >>
  • Only Enough for One: Experimental Ebola Serum Used on U.S. Patient

    Only Enough for One: Experimental Ebola Serum Used on U.S. Patient

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:27:42 GMT
    (NBC) -- A dose of “experimental serum” arrived in Liberia to be tried on a U.S. charity worker struggling for her life — but there was only enough for one of the two infected workers, so Dr. Kent Brantly asked that it be used on his colleague, the group Samaritan’s Purse said Thursday.Dr. Brantly, a doctor with the group who was also infected, tried an alternative treatment, using blood transfused from a young survivor of the virus.“Yesterday, an experimental serum arrived in the country, bu...More >>
    (NBC) -- A dose of “experimental serum” arrived in Liberia to be tried on a U.S. charity worker struggling for her life — but there was only enough for one of the two infected workers, so Dr. Kent Brantly asked that it be used on his colleague, the group Samaritan’s Purse said Thursday.Dr. Brantly, a doctor with the group who was also infected, tried an alternative treatment, using blood transfused from a young survivor of the virus.“Yesterday, an experimental serum arrived in the country, bu...More >>
  • Man on FBI's Most Wanted list captured in Mexico

    Man on FBI's Most Wanted list captured in Mexico

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:25:43 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (CBS News) - A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (CBS News) - A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.More >>
  • Man killed, planned to eat girlfriend's dog, police say

    Man killed, planned to eat girlfriend's dog, police say

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:22:02 GMT
    (CNN) -- Onyx was 9 months old, black and white, part dachshund and part chihuahua. She was a family dog, one that Mandy Malone kept in part to play with her grandchildren. Until Onyx ended up in Malone's freezer.More >>
    (CNN) -- Onyx was 9 months old, black and white, part dachshund and part chihuahua. She was a family dog, one that Mandy Malone kept in part to play with her grandchildren. Until Onyx ended up in Malone's freezer.More >>
  • Tesla's new battery teammate: Panasonic

    Tesla's new battery teammate: Panasonic

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:14:53 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Tesla has found a partner for its plan to mass produce batteries for electric vehicles: Panasonic.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Tesla has found a partner for its plan to mass produce batteries for electric vehicles: Panasonic.More >>
  • GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

    GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:13:30 GMT
    (CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution.More >>
    (CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution.More >>
  • Bush writes book about Bush

    Bush writes book about Bush

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:12:27 GMT
    (CNN) - For George W. Bush, this project is personal.The 43rd President of the United States has written a book about his father, who happens to be the nation's 41st president.More >>
    (CNN) - For George W. Bush, this project is personal.The 43rd President of the United States has written a book about his father, who happens to be the nation's 41st president.More >>
  • Giles Ward not seeking re-election to Senate

    Giles Ward not seeking re-election to Senate

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:11:36 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) - State Sen. Giles Ward, a Republican from Louisville, has announced he will not seek a third term in state Senate.Ward made announcement Wednesday in a speech at the Neshoba County Fair.More >>
    PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) - State Sen. Giles Ward, a Republican from Louisville, has announced he will not seek a third term in state Senate.Ward made announcement Wednesday in a speech at the Neshoba County Fair.More >>
  • GOP Bill Would Keep Obama From Expanding DACA

    GOP Bill Would Keep Obama From Expanding DACA

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:58:02 GMT
    WASHINGTON, DC --The House GOP wants to prevent President Barack Obama from using his executive powers to expand deportation deferrals for immigrants not legally in the U.S.A vote is possible Thursday on a bill introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., that would prohibit Obama from building on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program which puts deportations on hold for two years for young immigrants in the U.S. illegally. The deferrals are renewable.Blackburn's bill will...More >>
    WASHINGTON, DC --The House GOP wants to prevent President Barack Obama from using his executive powers to expand deportation deferrals for immigrants not legally in the U.S.A vote is possible Thursday on a bill introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., that would prohibit Obama from building on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program which puts deportations on hold for two years for young immigrants in the U.S. illegally. The deferrals are renewable.Blackburn's bill will...More >>
  • Kenneth Bae in North Korea feels abandoned by U.S.

    Kenneth Bae in North Korea feels abandoned by U.S.

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:32:17 GMT
    Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea, said he feels like the U.S. government has abandoned him, according to a pro-North Korea newspaper.More >>
    Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea, said he feels like the U.S. government has abandoned him, according to a pro-North Korea newspaper.More >>
  • Invest 93 (7/31)

    Still Watching A Developing Tropical Disturbance

    Still Watching A Developing Tropical Disturbance

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:41:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 319:30amIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 93-L (Tropical Wave)A broad area of Low Pressure is located about 600 miles East Southeast of the Windward Islands and is producing a large area of shower thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is associated with a Tropical Wave (embedded in the Monsoon trough) and has continued to slowly develop during the past couple of days....More >>
    Thursday, July 319:30amIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 93-L (Tropical Wave)A broad area of Low Pressure is located about 600 miles East Southeast of the Windward Islands and is producing a large area of shower thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is associated with a Tropical Wave (embedded in the Monsoon trough) and has continued to slowly develop during the past couple of days....More >>
  • WHO: Ebola death toll tops 700

    WHO: Ebola death toll tops 700

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:35:21 GMT
    (CNN) -- Nancy Writebol fought for her life against Ebola hemorrhagic fever on Thursday.More >>
    (CNN) -- Nancy Writebol fought for her life against Ebola hemorrhagic fever on Thursday.More >>
  • Number of 9/11-related cancer cases is growing

    Number of 9/11-related cancer cases is growing

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:30:31 GMT
    (CNN) -- Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.More >>
    (CNN) -- Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.More >>
  • Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in defamation lawsuit against ex-SEAL sniper

    Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in defamation lawsuit against ex-SEAL sniper

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:29:33 GMT
    (CNN) -- It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.More >>
    (CNN) -- It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.More >>
  • Teen raped on lawn at Keith Urban show, police say

    Teen raped on lawn at Keith Urban show, police say

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:28:51 GMT
    (CNN) -- A teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.More >>
    (CNN) -- A teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.More >>
  • Police: Toddler dies after getting trapped in hot car

    Police: Toddler dies after getting trapped in hot car

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:27:39 GMT
    (CNN) -- A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer's day and was trapped, police said.More >>
    (CNN) -- A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer's day and was trapped, police said.More >>
  • European monitors reach MH17 crash site after Ukraine calls cease-fire

    European monitors reach MH17 crash site after Ukraine calls cease-fire

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:26:08 GMT
    Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- International monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site on Thursday for the first time in almost a week, the OSCE mission said.More >>
    Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- International monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site on Thursday for the first time in almost a week, the OSCE mission said.More >>
  • Veterans talk problems with Secretary LaCerte

    Veterans talk problems with Secretary LaCerte

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:11:07 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Local Veterans and Military families gathered at the VFW in Alexandria Wednesday night, to speak out on their experiences with the Alexandria VA Medical Center.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Local Veterans and Military families gathered at the VFW in Alexandria Wednesday night, to speak out on their experiences with the Alexandria VA Medical Center.More >>
  • Walker police seek Jack-in-the-Box robber

    Walker police seek Jack-in-the-Box robber

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-07-31 13:39:41 GMT
    WALKER, La. (AP) - Walker police are looking for a man who robbed a Jack-in-the-Box drive-thru at gunpoint while in his mini-van.More >>
    WALKER, La. (AP) - Walker police are looking for a man who robbed a Jack-in-the-Box drive-thru at gunpoint while in his mini-van.More >>
  • Deputies: Truck driver killed in Caddo crash

    Deputies: Truck driver killed in Caddo crash

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-07-31 13:34:43 GMT
    HOSSTON, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler.More >>
    HOSSTON, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler.More >>
  • Thursday's Weekend Planner

    Thursday's Weekend Planner

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:58:49 GMT
    Across Central Louisiana this weekend, a weakened piece of energy stalls (over the area) before dissipating. This means that we will see In Out clouds with scattered showers thunderstorms continuing. As rain chances gradually taper off, temperatures will remain unseasonably cool. This means that it will feel pleasantly warm with continued hit miss rain.The beginning of the work week will bring continued falling rain chances, rising temperatures clearing skies.SATURDAY...Expect a pleasantl...More >>
    Across Central Louisiana this weekend, a weakened piece of energy stalls (over the area) before dissipating. This means that we will see In Out clouds with scattered showers thunderstorms continuing. As rain chances gradually taper off, temperatures will remain unseasonably cool. This means that it will feel pleasantly warm with continued hit miss rain.The beginning of the work week will bring continued falling rain chances, rising temperatures clearing skies.SATURDAY...Expect a pleasantl...More >>
  • Thursday's Outdoor Planner

    Thursday's Outdoor Planner

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:23:00 GMT
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 4:30-6:30pm and we will give it an "C+".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel and hit miss cloud cover. We will see increasing clouds followed by rising rain chances, later today. Temps will climb into a seasonably cooler range as humidity values remain much lower than normal. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. An exiting ridge of high pressure will allow the r...More >>
    Here is Thursday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 4:30-6:30pm and we will give it an "C+".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel and hit miss cloud cover. We will see increasing clouds followed by rising rain chances, later today. Temps will climb into a seasonably cooler range as humidity values remain much lower than normal. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. An exiting ridge of high pressure will allow the r...More >>
  • Chrysler Is Recalling Certain Fiat Model For Airbag Repair

    Chrysler Is Recalling Certain Fiat Model For Airbag Repair

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:45:54 GMT
    (AP) Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada. More >>
    (AP) Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada. More >>
  • 50-Year Overdue Book Finally Turns Up At The Library

    50-Year Overdue Book Finally Turns Up At The Library

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:41:29 GMT
    (NBC) An advice book that was never returned finally was returned. The advice apparently didn't work.More >>
    (NBC) An advice book that was never returned finally was returned. The advice apparently didn't work.More >>
  • House would block Obama from curbing deportations

    House would block Obama from curbing deportations

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:38:02 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders say the House will vote to block President Barack Obama from extending relief from deportation to any more immigrants here illegally.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders say the House will vote to block President Barack Obama from extending relief from deportation to any more immigrants here illegally.More >>
  • Your House Is Probably Worth More

    Your House Is Probably Worth More

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:35:10 GMT
    (NBC) Home prices continue to rise, but the pace is slowing. Still, your home is probably worth more.More >>
    (NBC) Home prices continue to rise, but the pace is slowing. Still, your home is probably worth more.More >>
  • 1 dead, 1 injured in Long Island skydive accident

    1 dead, 1 injured in Long Island skydive accident

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:33:27 GMT
    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A skydiving accident on Long Island has killed one person and seriously injured another.More >>
    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A skydiving accident on Long Island has killed one person and seriously injured another.More >>
  • Pineville City Marshall update

    Pineville City Marshall update

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:41:19 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) With the passing of Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane, Interim Marshal Sarah Smith is taking on the position.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) With the passing of Pineville City Marshal Larry Jeane, Interim Marshal Sarah Smith is taking on the position.More >>
  • St. Charles deputies seek woman's killer

    St. Charles deputies seek woman's killer

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:10:45 GMT
    DESTREHAN, La. (AP) - St. Charles Parish sheriff's detectives are hunting a Destrehan man they suspect killed his girlfriend in their house and attacked her mother.NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/XgLGpN ) 34-year-old Bruce Bourgeois Jr. is wanted in Wednesday's double stabbing. Sheriff's spokesman, Sgt. Dwayne LaGrange, says the dead woman is the mother of Bourgeois' two children.Neither victim was identified. LaGrange did not know whether the children were home when the in...More >>
    DESTREHAN, La. (AP) - St. Charles Parish sheriff's detectives are hunting a Destrehan man they suspect killed his girlfriend in their house and attacked her mother.NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/XgLGpN ) 34-year-old Bruce Bourgeois Jr. is wanted in Wednesday's double stabbing. Sheriff's spokesman, Sgt. Dwayne LaGrange, says the dead woman is the mother of Bourgeois' two children.Neither victim was identified. LaGrange did not know whether the children were home when the in...More >>
  • State Sales Tax holiday this weekend

    State Sales Tax holiday this weekend

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:02:26 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5) Consumers across the state will be flocking to the stores this weekend to take advantage of the annual sales tax holiday, which occurs this weekend (August 1st-2nd).More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, la- (KALB News Channel 5) Consumers across the state will be flocking to the stores this weekend to take advantage of the annual sales tax holiday, which occurs this weekend (August 1st-2nd). More >>
  • GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

    GOP-led House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:51:17 GMT
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    (CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama.More >>
    (CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama.More >>
  • Teachers chalk up 10 percent savings at Walmart's first ever Teachers' Savings Event

    Teachers chalk up 10 percent savings at Walmart's first ever Teachers' Savings Event

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:30:57 GMT
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KALB News Channel 5) – For the first time ever, Walmart is offering teachers across the country 10 percent savings on classroom supplies. More >>
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KALB News Channel 5) – For the first time ever, Walmart is offering teachers across the country 10 percent savings on classroom supplies. More >>
  • Calif. girl, 12, set to run 7 marathons on 7 continents

    Calif. girl, 12, set to run 7 marathons on 7 continents

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:25:12 GMT
    (CBS News) - Instead of playing video games inside like many girls her age, 12-year-old Blanca Ramirez wants to "go out there and make a change in the world."More >>
    (CBS News) - Instead of playing video games inside like many girls her age, 12-year-old Blanca Ramirez wants to "go out there and make a change in the world."More >>
  • Facebook: Get Messenger app or else

    Facebook: Get Messenger app or else

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:06:36 GMT
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    (CNN) -- For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.More >>
    (CNN) -- For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.
    More >>
  • Secretary of state not told early about CIA techniques

    Secretary of state not told early about CIA techniques

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:55:45 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons.More >>
  • Alexandria area teachers receive 25% off classroom supplies, August 1-3

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

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

    Grandma thanks trooper for traffic stop

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:33:49 GMT
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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A woman who got a speeding ticket while on a recent vacation to Idaho wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop.More >>
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A woman who got a speeding ticket while on a recent vacation to Idaho wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop.More >>
  • Why you should think twice before buying a small car

    Why you should think twice before buying a small car

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:26:38 GMT
    (CBS News) - In testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 small cars tested to get the top "good " rating in the small overlap front crash test, which approximates the edge of a car hitting a tree or light pole.More >>
    (CBS News) - In testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 small cars tested to get the top "good " rating in the small overlap front crash test, which approximates the edge of a car hitting a tree or light pole.More >>
  • Natchitoches man sentenced for cocaine, meth distribution

    Natchitoches man sentenced for cocaine, meth distribution

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:25:42 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Natchitoches man was sentenced last Friday to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for cocaine and meth distribution.More >>
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Natchitoches man was sentenced last Friday to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for cocaine and meth distribution.More >>
  • Missing Arkansas father, 10-month-old son found dead in woods

    Missing Arkansas father, 10-month-old son found dead in woods

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:20:53 GMT
    DANVILLE, Ark. (CBS News) - A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.More >>
    DANVILLE, Ark. (CBS News) - A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.More >>
  • New Iberia woman arrested, infant found in hot car

    New Iberia woman arrested, infant found in hot car

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:12:35 GMT
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A New Iberia woman has been arrested after leaving a baby in a hot car.More >>
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - A New Iberia woman has been arrested after leaving a baby in a hot car.
    More >>
  • House Approves VA Health Care fix

    House Approves VA Health Care fix

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:51:55 GMT
    (NBC) -- The House has passed a bipartisan bill aimed to reform the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs as Congress prepares to leave for a five-week recess.In a 420-5 Wednesday, the House approved the $17 billion legislation intended to reduce long wait times for veterans seeking health care and provide more accountability for VA executives.The Senate is expected to quickly approve the measure ahead of the August break.The chairmen of the House and Senate veterans affairs committees anno...More >>
    (NBC) -- The House has passed a bipartisan bill aimed to reform the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs as Congress prepares to leave for a five-week recess.In a 420-5 Wednesday, the House approved the $17 billion legislation intended to reduce long wait times for veterans seeking health care and provide more accountability for VA executives.The Senate is expected to quickly approve the measure ahead of the August break.The chairmen of the House and Senate veterans affairs committees anno...More >>
  • PETA to Detroit: Go Vegan for a Month, We'll Pay Your Water Bill

    PETA to Detroit: Go Vegan for a Month, We'll Pay Your Water Bill

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:13:28 GMT
    (NBC)-- Detroit residents struggling to keep up with their water bills have a unique offer on the (dinner) table from the world's largest animal rights organization: Eat vegan for one month, and that overdue bill will get paid.People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is accepting overdue bills until Friday, and they will be paying a bill for 10 families who pledge to go vegan for 30 days, said Ashley Byrne, PETA campaign specialist. The group, which is accepting applications by mail...More >>
    (NBC)-- Detroit residents struggling to keep up with their water bills have a unique offer on the (dinner) table from the world's largest animal rights organization: Eat vegan for one month, and that overdue bill will get paid.People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is accepting overdue bills until Friday, and they will be paying a bill for 10 families who pledge to go vegan for 30 days, said Ashley Byrne, PETA campaign specialist. The group, which is accepting applications by mail...More >>
  • Sentenced to death: The death penalty in Central Louisiana

    Sentenced to death: The death penalty in Central Louisiana

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:46:58 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Next month, Thomas Steven Sanders is set to stand trial at federal court in Alexandria for a murder case that could carry a death penalty sentence if convicted.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Next month, Thomas Steven Sanders is set to stand trial at federal court in Alexandria for a murder case that could carry a death penalty sentence if convicted.More >>
  • A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

    A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:04:09 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. Consumers, businesses and governments joined to fuel the second-quarter expansion. The government also said growth was more robust last year than it had previously estimated.Whether the healthier expansi...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. Consumers, businesses and governments joined to fuel the second-quarter expansion. The government also said growth was more robust last year than it had previously estimated.Whether the healthier expansi...More >>
  • Nadal-Withdrawals

    Nadal-Withdrawals

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:55:20 GMT
    Nadal out, U.S. Open in doubtMore >>
    Nadal out, U.S. Open in doubtMore >>
  • Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

    Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:35:01 GMT
    (NBC)-- Possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight in an incident that may play out many times over in the coming weeks with heightened fears about the virus.It turns out it wasn't Ebola, but a spike in media coverage about the outbreak, along with some reminders from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have put hospital staff on alert."Late last evening, a patient arrived at Carolinas Medical Center Emergency Department after visiting a country ...More >>
    (NBC)-- Possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight in an incident that may play out many times over in the coming weeks with heightened fears about the virus.It turns out it wasn't Ebola, but a spike in media coverage about the outbreak, along with some reminders from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have put hospital staff on alert."Late last evening, a patient arrived at Carolinas Medical Center Emergency Department after visiting a country ...More >>
  • Raiders-San Antonio

    Raiders-San Antonio

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:33:19 GMT
    Raiders owner confirms talks with San AntonioMore >>
    Raiders owner confirms talks with San AntonioMore >>
  • Landrieu announces $59K grant to support Oakdale firefighters

    Landrieu announces $59K grant to support Oakdale firefighters

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:37:50 GMT
    WASHINGTON (KALB News Channel 5) —U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced a $59,394 grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Program (AFG) to support the Oakdale Fire Department.More >>
    WASHINGTON (KALB News Channel 5) —U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced a $59,394 grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Program (AFG) to support the Oakdale Fire Department.More >>
  • Senate Border Bill Advances

    Senate Border Bill Advances

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:46:25 GMT
    (NBC) -- The Senate on Wednesday advanced a $2.7 billion emergency spending bill aimed at addressing the humanitarian crisis from unaccompanied children crossing the southern border -- just a day before Congress is expected to leave town for a month-long August recess.Eleven Republicans joined with Democrats in advancing the bill with a 63-33 vote. Democratic Sens. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Kay Hagan of North Carolina, both facing tough re-election fights, voted against the measure.Repub...More >>
    (NBC) -- The Senate on Wednesday advanced a $2.7 billion emergency spending bill aimed at addressing the humanitarian crisis from unaccompanied children crossing the southern border -- just a day before Congress is expected to leave town for a month-long August recess.Eleven Republicans joined with Democrats in advancing the bill with a 63-33 vote. Democratic Sens. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Kay Hagan of North Carolina, both facing tough re-election fights, voted against the measure.Repub...More >>
  • Landslides trap 150 people or more in western India

    Landslides trap 150 people or more in western India

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:42:23 GMT
    New Delhi, India (CNN) -- Landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 150 people or more in a village in western India, a senior official said Wednesday.More >>
    New Delhi, India (CNN) -- Landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 150 people or more in a village in western India, a senior official said Wednesday.More >>
  • Apollo Engineer Restores Moon Rover Trainer

    Apollo Engineer Restores Moon Rover Trainer

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:42:17 GMT
    (NBC) -- That's one giant moon buggy for a retired Apollo veteran: Rutledge Alexander "Putty" Mills worked as chief of vehicles for Manned Lunar Expedition Studies in the Apollo program during the 1960s and 70s, and now he's restoring a lunar rover test vehicle at his home in Santa Ynez, California.NASA paid $41 million for four moon rovers, three of which made it to the moon. Designed for lunar gravity, they'd be crushed if driven on Earth. Still, astronauts had to practice, so Mills made tw...More >>
    (NBC) -- That's one giant moon buggy for a retired Apollo veteran: Rutledge Alexander "Putty" Mills worked as chief of vehicles for Manned Lunar Expedition Studies in the Apollo program during the 1960s and 70s, and now he's restoring a lunar rover test vehicle at his home in Santa Ynez, California.NASA paid $41 million for four moon rovers, three of which made it to the moon. Designed for lunar gravity, they'd be crushed if driven on Earth. Still, astronauts had to practice, so Mills made tw...More >>
  • Shreveport man pleads guilty to failing to update his sex offender registration

    Shreveport man pleads guilty to failing to update his sex offender registration

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:41:39 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Shreveport man pleaded guilty on Monday for failing to register his correct address for his sex offender identification, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.More >>
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Shreveport man pleaded guilty on Monday for failing to register his correct address for his sex offender identification, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.More >>
  • More VA employees said they were told to falsify data

    More VA employees said they were told to falsify data

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:41:13 GMT
    (CNN) -- Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details from an internal VA audit show.More >>
    (CNN) -- Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details from an internal VA audit show.More >>
  • Bowe Bergdahl could be questioned next week about capture

    Bowe Bergdahl could be questioned next week about capture

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:40:45 GMT
    (CNN) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, his attorney said.More >>
    (CNN) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, his attorney said.More >>
  • Natchitoches man sentenced to 60 months in prison for cocaine and meth distribution

    Natchitoches man sentenced to 60 months in prison for cocaine and meth distribution

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:40:25 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Natchitoches man was sentenced last week to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his part in a cocaine and methamphetamine distribution operation in parts of northwest and southwest Louisiana, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.More >>
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Natchitoches man was sentenced last week to 60 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his part in a cocaine and methamphetamine distribution operation in parts of northwest and southwest Louisiana, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.More >>
  • Kincade appointed to Louisiana National Register of Historic Places

    Kincade appointed to Louisiana National Register of Historic Places

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

    Joey Broussard named new LDWF Enforcement Division Colonel

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:34:18 GMT
    (KALB NEWS CHANNEL 5) -- The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced today that Joseph “Joey” Broussard, a native of Pointe Coupee Parish, has been promoted and will serve as the Enforcement Division’s new colonel.“Joey’s wide ranging experience within the division will serve him well in his new leadership role and he has earned this opportunity to serve as chief in the years ahead,” said LDWF Secretary Robert Barham.Col. Broussard, 55, of Port Barre, will serve in the...More >>
    (KALB NEWS CHANNEL 5) -- The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced today that Joseph “Joey” Broussard, a native of Pointe Coupee Parish, has been promoted and will serve as the Enforcement Division’s new colonel.“Joey’s wide ranging experience within the division will serve him well in his new leadership role and he has earned this opportunity to serve as chief in the years ahead,” said LDWF Secretary Robert Barham.Col. Broussard, 55, of Port Barre, will serve in the...More >>
  • APD: Battery Arrest

    APD: Battery Arrest

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:47:43 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)-- On July 29 2014, an APD Officer on patrol was flagged down by passing motorist and advised of a stalled vehicle in the middle of the 5700 Block of Masonic Drive.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5)-- On July 29 2014, an APD Officer on patrol was flagged down by passing motorist and advised of a stalled vehicle in the middle of the 5700 Block of Masonic Drive.More >>
  • Dieting at young age affects women's health later in life, study says

    Dieting at young age affects women's health later in life, study says

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:47:40 GMT
    (CBS News) - The cultural pressure to stay thin affects many women of all ages; some start watching their weight in adolescence or even younger. More >>
    (CBS News) - The cultural pressure to stay thin affects many women of all ages; some start watching their weight in adolescence or even younger. More >>
  • Passenger dies on US Airways flight to Phoenix

    Passenger dies on US Airways flight to Phoenix

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:41:25 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities in Phoenix say a passenger has died on a US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu after a suffering an unknown medical emergency.Fire Capt. Benjamin Santillan (san-tee-YAHN') says the passenger was a woman in her 50s.Santillan says the woman lost consciousness while the plane was in the air. He says she had no pulse and was pronounced dead by responders after the plane arrived at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix.Sky Harbor spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez sa...More >>
    PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities in Phoenix say a passenger has died on a US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu after a suffering an unknown medical emergency.Fire Capt. Benjamin Santillan (san-tee-YAHN') says the passenger was a woman in her 50s.Santillan says the woman lost consciousness while the plane was in the air. He says she had no pulse and was pronounced dead by responders after the plane arrived at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix.Sky Harbor spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez sa...More >>
  • 2014 Community Impact Award to be $75K

    2014 Community Impact Award to be $75K

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

    Pleasantly Warm Temps Falling

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:35:08 GMT
    Wednesday, July 2912:00pmFor the latest Tropical Update follow the link below:http://www.kalb.com/story/26150687/a-developing-tropical-disturbanceOverviewThere is a LPS (Low Pressure System) New England that is affecting parts of the NE U.S ORV (Ohio River Valley). There is also a secondary, developing LPS over the panhandle of Texas (Flash Flooding will be possible). Otherwise, a ridge of high pressure is building over the SE U.S. Eastern Seaboard (in the wake of a departing cold front).Di...More >>
    Wednesday, July 2912:00pmFor the latest Tropical Update follow the link below:http://www.kalb.com/story/26150687/a-developing-tropical-disturbanceOverviewThere is a LPS (Low Pressure System) New England that is affecting parts of the NE U.S ORV (Ohio River Valley). There is also a secondary, developing LPS over the panhandle of Texas (Flash Flooding will be possible). Otherwise, a ridge of high pressure is building over the SE U.S. Eastern Seaboard (in the wake of a departing cold front).Di...More >>
  • Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

    Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:28:44 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.Among the 168 juveniles recovered was a population that child welfare advocates say especially concerns them: children who were never reported missing in the first place.Advocates say the roundup reinforces the need for a standardized, nationwide approach to report ...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.Among the 168 juveniles recovered was a population that child welfare advocates say especially concerns them: children who were never reported missing in the first place.Advocates say the roundup reinforces the need for a standardized, nationwide approach to report ...More >>
  • Indianapolis man buys 2 $1M tickets in 3 months

    Indianapolis man buys 2 $1M tickets in 3 months

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:47:19 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indianapolis man has won two $1 million lottery prizes in the past three months.Hoosier Lottery officials say Robert Hamilton won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket he bought last week at an Indianapolis convenience store.More >>
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indianapolis man has won two $1 million lottery prizes in the past three months.Hoosier Lottery officials say Robert Hamilton won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket he bought last week at an Indianapolis convenience store.More >>
  • Hikes sought in health coverage rates

    Hikes sought in health coverage rates

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:44:23 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state's largest insurer says close to 45,000 Louisiana policyholders could see the rates for their health coverage jump anywhere from 10 percent to nearly 20 percent next year, and the Affordable Care Act is a major reason.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state's largest insurer says close to 45,000 Louisiana policyholders could see the rates for their health coverage jump anywhere from 10 percent to nearly 20 percent next year, and the Affordable Care Act is a major reason.More >>
  • Businesses cited for underage sales

    Businesses cited for underage sales

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:42:13 GMT
    MONROE, La. (AP) - A total of 28 restaurants, bars and convenience stories in Monroe and West Monroe were found to have sold alcohol and tobacco to minors during recent compliance checks of 173 businesses.More >>
    MONROE, La. (AP) - A total of 28 restaurants, bars and convenience stories in Monroe and West Monroe were found to have sold alcohol and tobacco to minors during recent compliance checks of 173 businesses.More >>
  • Invest 93

    A Developing Tropical Disturbance

    A Developing Tropical Disturbance

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:37:40 GMT
    Wednesday, July 289:30amIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 93-L (Tropical Wave)A broad area of Low Pressure is located about 1100 miles East Southeast of the Windward Islands and is producing a large area of shower thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is associated with a Tropical Wave (embedded in the Monsoon trough) and has continued to slowly develop during the past couple of day...More >>
    Wednesday, July 289:30amIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 93-L (Tropical Wave)A broad area of Low Pressure is located about 1100 miles East Southeast of the Windward Islands and is producing a large area of shower thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is associated with a Tropical Wave (embedded in the Monsoon trough) and has continued to slowly develop during the past couple of day...More >>
  • Ukraine officials: Rebels plant mines near MH17 site

    Ukraine officials: Rebels plant mines near MH17 site

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:37:39 GMT
    Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- International investigators' quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday: land mines, according to Ukrainian officials.More >>
    Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- International investigators' quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday: land mines, according to Ukrainian officials.More >>
  • Ebola fears hit close to home

    Ebola fears hit close to home

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:34:58 GMT
    (CNN) -- Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.More >>
    (CNN) -- Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.More >>
  • Los Angeles water main break floods Sunset Boulevard, UCLA campus

    Los Angeles water main break floods Sunset Boulevard, UCLA campus

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:33:41 GMT
    (CNN) -- Streets turned into rivers and parts of UCLA turned into lakes after a massive water main break sent 8 to 10 million gallons of water gushing through parts of Los Angeles.More >>
    (CNN) -- Streets turned into rivers and parts of UCLA turned into lakes after a massive water main break sent 8 to 10 million gallons of water gushing through parts of Los Angeles.More >>
  • Red Lobster bets on fancier-looking plates to turn things around

    Red Lobster bets on fancier-looking plates to turn things around

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:30:43 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Let's get this out of the way: Lobsterfest is here to stay.But Red Lobster is making some big changes, pulling back from deep discounting and presenting food on the plate in a more vertical fashion, in the manner of upscale restaurants, rather than with fish, rice and vegetables positioned separately on the plate.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Let's get this out of the way: Lobsterfest is here to stay.But Red Lobster is making some big changes, pulling back from deep discounting and presenting food on the plate in a more vertical fashion, in the manner of upscale restaurants, rather than with fish, rice and vegetables positioned separately on the plate.More >>
  • Businesses cited for underage sales

    Businesses cited for underage sales

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:19:26 GMT
    MONROE, La. (AP) - A total of 28 restaurants, bars and convenience stories in Monroe and West Monroe were found to have sold alcohol and tobacco to minors during recent compliance checks of 173 businesses.More >>
    MONROE, La. (AP) - A total of 28 restaurants, bars and convenience stories in Monroe and West Monroe were found to have sold alcohol and tobacco to minors during recent compliance checks of 173 businesses.More >>
  • Wednesday's Weekend Planner

    Wednesday's Weekend Planner

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:02:53 GMT
    Across Central Louisiana this weekend, a weakened piece of energy stalls before dissipating. This means that we will see In Out clouds with scattered showers thunderstorms continuing. As rain chances gradually taper off, temperatures will remain unseasonably cool. This means that it will feel pleasantly warm with continued hit miss rain.The beginning of the work week will bring continued falling rain chances rising temperatures.SATURDAY...Expect a pleasantly warm day with continued scatte...More >>
    Across Central Louisiana this weekend, a weakened piece of energy stalls before dissipating. This means that we will see In Out clouds with scattered showers thunderstorms continuing. As rain chances gradually taper off, temperatures will remain unseasonably cool. This means that it will feel pleasantly warm with continued hit miss rain.The beginning of the work week will bring continued falling rain chances rising temperatures.SATURDAY...Expect a pleasantly warm day with continued scatte...More >>
  • Wednesday's Outdoor Planner

    Wednesday's Outdoor Planner

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:46:57 GMT
    Here is Wednesday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:00-5:00pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel with skies clearing out and becoming mostly sunny. Temps will climb into a seasonably cooler range as humidity values remain much lower than normal. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. Rain Chances will stay low and there will be plenty of sunshine.Those who spend prolonged amounts of t...More >>
    Here is Wednesday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:00-5:00pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel with skies clearing out and becoming mostly sunny. Temps will climb into a seasonably cooler range as humidity values remain much lower than normal. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. Rain Chances will stay low and there will be plenty of sunshine.Those who spend prolonged amounts of t...More >>
  • Boil advisory for some Grant Parish residents

    Boil advisory for some Grant Parish residents

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:09:59 GMT
    DRY PRONG, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some Grant Parish residents are now under a boil advisory.More >>
    DRY PRONG, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Some Grant Parish residents are now under a boil advisory.More >>
  • How Does Your Car Rate In A Frontal Crash?

    How Does Your Car Rate In A Frontal Crash?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:33 GMT
    (AP) The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.More >>
    (AP) The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.More >>
  • Woman Attacked By Her Own Pit Bull

    Woman Attacked By Her Own Pit Bull

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:07:56 GMT
    (AP) Dog will be put town after a ten-day  and observation for rabies. Dog had also attacked family members. More >>
    (AP) Dog will be put town after a ten-day  and observation for rabies. Dog had also attacked family members. More >>
  • Young achiever: 'Zayne's Mighty Morsels'

    Young achiever: 'Zayne's Mighty Morsels'

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

    Coroner IDs kayaker who drowned in Arkansas River

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:41:22 GMT
    SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was pulled from the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.Chaffee County Coroner Randy Amettis identified the victim Tuesday as 54-year-old William A. Forshey, of Austin. His death has been ruled a drowning.The sheriff's office says Forshey became high-centered on a large rock in the Miracle Mile section of the river at about noon Monday. He stepped out of the boat, and witnesses say they saw him standing on the sho...More >>
    SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was pulled from the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.Chaffee County Coroner Randy Amettis identified the victim Tuesday as 54-year-old William A. Forshey, of Austin. His death has been ruled a drowning.The sheriff's office says Forshey became high-centered on a large rock in the Miracle Mile section of the river at about noon Monday. He stepped out of the boat, and witnesses say they saw him standing on the sho...More >>
  • LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

    LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:40:15 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A national group that pushes equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has hired a former clergyman to lead its efforts in Mississippi.Rob Hill grew up in Mississippi, and spent 12 years as a United Methodist pastor. He said Tuesday that he started work July 14 for Human Rights Campaign and its "Project One America."HRC announced in April that it will spend $8.5 million for the project in Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, which currently have no law...More >>
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A national group that pushes equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has hired a former clergyman to lead its efforts in Mississippi.Rob Hill grew up in Mississippi, and spent 12 years as a United Methodist pastor. He said Tuesday that he started work July 14 for Human Rights Campaign and its "Project One America."HRC announced in April that it will spend $8.5 million for the project in Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, which currently have no law...More >>
  • Man arrested for attempted robbery of Pineville Bank

    Man arrested for attempted robbery of Pineville Bank

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:10:31 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Pineville Police have arrested a man who attempted to rob Pelican State Credit Union in Pineville. More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Pineville Police have arrested a man who attempted to rob Pelican State Credit Union in Pineville. 
    More >>
  • Pink Slime Reporters Under Subpoena

    Pink Slime Reporters Under Subpoena

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:52:17 GMT
    (AP) Ongoing legal flights over network TV reporting about food product pink slime. More >>
    (AP) Ongoing legal flights over network TV reporting about food product pink slime. More >>
  • Feeling the pinch of higher beef and pork prices

    Feeling the pinch of higher beef and pork prices

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

    Delta Offering Free IFE On Many Flights

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:44:12 GMT
    (NBC) No need to nap the next time you fly Delta. The airline has a deal in you want in-flight entertainment. More >>
    (NBC) No need to nap the next time you fly Delta. The airline has a deal in you want in-flight entertainment. More >>
  • The case of the $43,000 restaurant tip

    The case of the $43,000 restaurant tip

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:10:40 GMT
    (CBS News) - Tipping brings out strong opinions in diners. Some think 15 percent is fine; others insist on 20 percent; some say you should tip pre-tax, others on an after-tax basis. But what if your tip was a huge 500,000 percent over the cost of the meal?More >>
    (CBS News) - Tipping brings out strong opinions in diners. Some think 15 percent is fine; others insist on 20 percent; some say you should tip pre-tax, others on an after-tax basis. But what if your tip was a huge 500,000 percent over the cost of the meal?More >>
  • Cops say dad punched man for looking at his daughter

    Cops say dad punched man for looking at his daughter

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:10:23 GMT
    UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS News) - Police in suburban Philadelphia say a suspect went too far when he punched a man at a convenience store for allegedly looking at his daughter, reports CBS Philly. More >>
    UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS News) - Police in suburban Philadelphia say a suspect went too far when he punched a man at a convenience store for allegedly looking at his daughter, reports CBS Philly. More >>
  • Tuberculosis patient tracked down in California, arrested

    Tuberculosis patient tracked down in California, arrested

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:08:46 GMT
    FRESNO, Calif. (CBS News) - A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.More >>
    FRESNO, Calif. (CBS News) - A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.More >>
  • US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

    US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:07:13 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. More >>
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. More >>
  • Pennsylvania town gets wet yet again on Rain Day

    Pennsylvania town gets wet yet again on Rain Day

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:05:00 GMT
    WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) - It's just a sprinkle, but it counts enough for people in a southwestern Pennsylvania town to celebrate Rain Day.More >>
    WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) - It's just a sprinkle, but it counts enough for people in a southwestern Pennsylvania town to celebrate Rain Day.More >>
  • Police: Suspect paid prostitutes in Bellagio cash

    Police: Suspect paid prostitutes in Bellagio cash

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:03:39 GMT
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Police say a man accused of robbing a Bellagio casino cashier of $43,500 at gunpoint later paid prostitutes at another hotel near the Strip with money still bound in Bellagio wrappers.More >>
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Police say a man accused of robbing a Bellagio casino cashier of $43,500 at gunpoint later paid prostitutes at another hotel near the Strip with money still bound in Bellagio wrappers.More >>
  • Man charged with car dealer's murder over bad sale

    Man charged with car dealer's murder over bad sale

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:03:03 GMT
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder. More >>
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder. More >>
  • Centenarian gets honorary high school diploma

    Centenarian gets honorary high school diploma

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:01:43 GMT
    EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma.More >>
    EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma.More >>
  • 3 reporters subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

    3 reporters subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:59:49 GMT
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Three reporters for a food safety publication have been subpoenaed in the $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided as "pink slime."More >>
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Three reporters for a food safety publication have been subpoenaed in the $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided as "pink slime."More >>
  • Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

    Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:57:07 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.
    More >>
  • 'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta dies

    'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta dies

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:52:58 GMT
    (CNN) -- James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said. More >>
    (CNN) -- James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said. More >>
  • Legislator says La. abortion law not in jeopardy

    Legislator says La. abortion law not in jeopardy

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:50:43 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The sponsor of a Louisiana law that requires doctors that perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges doesn't believe the provision is in jeopardy after a federal appeals court struck down a similar Mississippi law.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The sponsor of a Louisiana law that requires doctors that perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges doesn't believe the provision is in jeopardy after a federal appeals court struck down a similar Mississippi law.More >>
  • Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:49:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Rep.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Rep.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.
    More >>
  • Bullet-riddled body found under New Orleans bridge

    Bullet-riddled body found under New Orleans bridge

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:42:28 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police said the bullet-riddled body of an unidentified woman has been found under a remote overpass.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police said the bullet-riddled body of an unidentified woman has been found under a remote overpass.
    More >>
  • Obama expands sanctions on Russia, this time with European support

    Obama expands sanctions on Russia, this time with European support

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:34:58 GMT
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    (CBS News) President Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. is once again moving to impose fresh sanctions on Russia as a consequence for its continued support of separatists in eastern Ukraine.More >>
    (CBS News) President Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. is once again moving to impose fresh sanctions on Russia as a consequence for its continued support of separatists in eastern Ukraine.More >>
  • Texas marijuana bust could yield 100,000 plants

    Texas marijuana bust could yield 100,000 plants

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:30:15 GMT
    (CBS News) Police in Texas are clearing thousands of marijuana plants today. The crop is part of sophisticated operation that could end up being the largest bust of its kind in state history, CBS News' Tim Wetzel reports.More >>
    (CBS News) Police in Texas are clearing thousands of marijuana plants today. The crop is part of sophisticated operation that could end up being the largest bust of its kind in state history, CBS News' Tim Wetzel reports.
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  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:19:25 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.More >>
    CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.More >>
  • Escaped Avoyelles inmates captured in Port Allen

    Escaped Avoyelles inmates captured in Port Allen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:14:22 GMT
    SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Two inmates who slipped away from the Avoyelles Parish Women's Correctional Center in Simmesport will soon be back behind bars.More >>
    SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Two inmates who slipped away from the Avoyelles Parish Women's Correctional Center in Simmesport will soon be back behind bars.More >>
  • Saints-Byrd

    Saints-Byrd

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:02:55 GMT
    Jarius Byrd practices for 1st time with SaintsMore >>
    Jarius Byrd practices for 1st time with SaintsMore >>
  • Amazon launches 3-D printing store

    Amazon launches 3-D printing store

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:55:31 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -The future of retail: manufactured by a 3-D printer, delivered by drone.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -The future of retail: manufactured by a 3-D printer, delivered by drone.More >>
  • Man convicted of murder in fatal sauce pan beating

    Man convicted of murder in fatal sauce pan beating

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:54:12 GMT
    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man who said he was high on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man with a sauce pan has been convicted of murder.More >>
    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man who said he was high on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man with a sauce pan has been convicted of murder.More >>
  • Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:48:55 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973.More >>
  • US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

    US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:45:29 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.More >>
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.More >>
  • Couple wants middle names to include 'Seamonster'

    Couple wants middle names to include 'Seamonster'

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:43:50 GMT
    HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names.More >>
    HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names.More >>
  • MidSouth Bank warns the community about new debit card texting scam

    MidSouth Bank warns the community about new debit card texting scam

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:17:50 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - News Channel 5 received the following release from MidSouth Bank: The debit card scammers have taken to a new medium -- text messaging. Do not be fooled by these fraudulent text messages, also known as smishing.More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - News Channel 5 received the following release from MidSouth Bank: The debit card scammers have taken to a new medium -- text messaging. Do not be fooled by these fraudulent text messages, also known as smishing.More >>
  • Body of child found in the wheel well of U.S. military plane

    Body of child found in the wheel well of U.S. military plane

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:04:36 GMT
    (CBS News) - The body of a young child of unknown nationality was found in the wheel well of an American C-130 aircraft after it landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.More >>
    (CBS News) - The body of a young child of unknown nationality was found in the wheel well of an American C-130 aircraft after it landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.More >>
  • 2 arrested in N.J. wedding brawl involving dozens

    2 arrested in N.J. wedding brawl involving dozens

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:03:07 GMT
    MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS News) -- Two people were arrested when a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central New Jersey.More >>
    MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS News) -- Two people were arrested when a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central New Jersey.More >>
  • Texas man arguing with wife drives car into home

    Texas man arguing with wife drives car into home

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:02:06 GMT
    CEDAR HILL, Texas (AP) - Police in North Texas say they've arrested a man who became upset with his wife and drove his car into their home, trapping the woman in the rubble.More >>
    CEDAR HILL, Texas (AP) - Police in North Texas say they've arrested a man who became upset with his wife and drove his car into their home, trapping the woman in the rubble.More >>
  • BESE votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    BESE votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:00:28 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's state school board has voted to join a lawsuit filed to challenge Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to block implementation of the Common Core education standards.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's state school board has voted to join a lawsuit filed to challenge Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to block implementation of the Common Core education standards.More >>
  • Alabama man accused of setting ex-girlfriend on fire

    Alabama man accused of setting ex-girlfriend on fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:49:02 GMT
    MIDFIELD, Ala. (CBS News) - An Alabama man has been accused of dousing his ex-girlfriend in gasoline and lighting her on fire.More >>
    MIDFIELD, Ala. (CBS News) - An Alabama man has been accused of dousing his ex-girlfriend in gasoline and lighting her on fire.More >>
  • Stressed out? Watching TV, playing video games may make you feel worse

    Stressed out? Watching TV, playing video games may make you feel worse

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:47:52 GMT
    (CBS News) - If you're like most people, you probably turn on the television after a long day of work. Or maybe you like to decompress by playing video games. More >>
    (CBS News) - If you're like most people, you probably turn on the television after a long day of work. Or maybe you like to decompress by playing video games. More >>
  • Which facial features are most important for first impressions?

    Which facial features are most important for first impressions?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:44:45 GMT
    (CBS News) - Scientists know it takes humans just milliseconds to look at someone's face and judge them good-looking or trustworthy.Now, a new study finds that certain facial features seem to trigger specific first impressions about a person's character, too.More >>
    (CBS News) - Scientists know it takes humans just milliseconds to look at someone's face and judge them good-looking or trustworthy.Now, a new study finds that certain facial features seem to trigger specific first impressions about a person's character, too.More >>
  • Origins of mysterious World Trade Center ship revealed

    Origins of mysterious World Trade Center ship revealed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:42:29 GMT
    MANHATTAN, N.Y. (CBS News) - In July 2010, amid the gargantuan rebuilding effort at the site of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, construction workers halted the backhoes when they uncovered something unexpected just south of where the Twin Towers once stood.More >>
    MANHATTAN, N.Y. (CBS News) - In July 2010, amid the gargantuan rebuilding effort at the site of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, construction workers halted the backhoes when they uncovered something unexpected just south of where the Twin Towers once stood.More >>
  • Has OkCupid played with users' hearts?

    Has OkCupid played with users' hearts?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:41:26 GMT
    (CBS News) - When people associate online dating and dishonesty, they usually think of singles downplaying their weight, age or number of divorces. Now, however, it's not the users being dishonest, it's the website.More >>
    (CBS News) - When people associate online dating and dishonesty, they usually think of singles downplaying their weight, age or number of divorces. Now, however, it's not the users being dishonest, it's the website.More >>
  • Texas congressman saves boy choking on chicken nugget

    Texas congressman saves boy choking on chicken nugget

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:39:47 GMT
    (CBS News) - Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Texas, earned his Good Samaritan stripes last Friday when he saved a three-year-old boy choking on a chicken nugget during a flight from Dallas to San Antonio.More >>
    (CBS News) - Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Texas, earned his Good Samaritan stripes last Friday when he saved a three-year-old boy choking on a chicken nugget during a flight from Dallas to San Antonio.More >>
  • Veterans-Health Care-Louisiana

    Veterans-Health Care-Louisiana

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:26:03 GMT
    Louisiana veterans clinics included in dealMore >>
    Louisiana veterans clinics included in dealMore >>
  • LSU Players-Arrested

    LSU Players-Arrested

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:20:21 GMT
    2 LSU freshmen football players face misdemeanorsMore >>
    2 LSU freshmen football players face misdemeanorsMore >>
  • Temps Falling Into The 80s!

    Temps Falling Into The 80s!

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:54:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 2912:00pmFor the latest Tropical Update follow the link below:http://www.kalb.com/story/26139725/80-chance-of-becoming-a-tropical-cycloneOverviewThere is a LPS (Low Pressure System) over the GLR (Great Lakes Region) New England that is affecting parts of the Midwest and ORV (Ohio River Valley). There is also a secondary, developing LPS over the panhandle of Texas (Flash Flooding will be possible). Otherwise, a ridge of high pressure is building in the wake of this front.Discuss...More >>
    Tuesday, July 2912:00pmFor the latest Tropical Update follow the link below:http://www.kalb.com/story/26139725/80-chance-of-becoming-a-tropical-cycloneOverviewThere is a LPS (Low Pressure System) over the GLR (Great Lakes Region) New England that is affecting parts of the Midwest and ORV (Ohio River Valley). There is also a secondary, developing LPS over the panhandle of Texas (Flash Flooding will be possible). Otherwise, a ridge of high pressure is building in the wake of this front.Discuss...More >>
  • Two escapees from Avoyelles Correctional Center recaptured in Port Allen

    Two escapees from Avoyelles Correctional Center recaptured in Port Allen

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

    JAMBALAYA: Red River Dance Company

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

    JAMBALAYA: Tax Free Weekend

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:02:05 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Tax Free WeekendMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -JAMBALAYA: Tax Free WeekendMore >>
  • Congress comes up with a deal on veterans

    Congress comes up with a deal on veterans

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:30:50 GMT
    Washington (CNN) -- Calling it a "cost of war," Republican and Democratic leaders announced a $17 billion compromise bill Monday that would get veterans to a doctor more quickly, hire more medical staff, add dozens of new facilities and cut bonuses at the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    Washington (CNN) -- Calling it a "cost of war," Republican and Democratic leaders announced a $17 billion compromise bill Monday that would get veterans to a doctor more quickly, hire more medical staff, add dozens of new facilities and cut bonuses at the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • APD makes heroin arrest during patrol

    APD makes heroin arrest during patrol

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:18:37 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 28, 2014, Alexandria Police Officers, on patrol on the 2800 block of Harris street, observed a vehicle stopped in the street with a male subject standing next to the vehicle conversing with the driver.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On July 28, 2014, Alexandria Police Officers, on patrol on the 2800 block of Harris street, observed a vehicle stopped in the street with a male subject standing next to the vehicle conversing with the driver.More >>
  • Invest 93

    80% Chance of Becoming a Tropical Cyclone

    80% Chance of Becoming a Tropical Cyclone

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:48:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 299:45amIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 93-L (Tropical Wave)A broad area of Low Pressure is located about 1500 miles East Southeast of the Windward Islands and is producing a large area of shower thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is associated with a Tropical Wave (embedded in the Monsoon trough) and has continued to slowly develop during the past couple of days....More >>
    Tuesday, July 299:45amIn the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, there is One area that we are watching for possible development during the next 48 hours.Invest 93-L (Tropical Wave)A broad area of Low Pressure is located about 1500 miles East Southeast of the Windward Islands and is producing a large area of shower thunderstorm activity. This disturbance is associated with a Tropical Wave (embedded in the Monsoon trough) and has continued to slowly develop during the past couple of days....More >>
  • Girl hit by plane on Florida beach dies from her injuries

    Girl hit by plane on Florida beach dies from her injuries

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:33:59 GMT
    MIAMI, Fla. (CNN) -- The 9-year-old girl critically injured when anairplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.More >>
    MIAMI, Fla. (CNN) -- The 9-year-old girl critically injured when anairplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.More >>
  • Nathaniel Kibby arrested in the kidnapping of New Hampshire teen

    Nathaniel Kibby arrested in the kidnapping of New Hampshire teen

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:53:32 GMT
    (CNN) -- A 34-year-old man has been charged in the kidnapping of Abigail Hernandez, a New Hampshire teen who was returned to her home last week, more than nine months after she went missing on the way home from school.More >>
    (CNN) -- A 34-year-old man has been charged in the kidnapping of Abigail Hernandez, a New Hampshire teen who was returned to her home last week, more than nine months after she went missing on the way home from school.More >>
  • Fighting stops MH17 investigators from reaching Ukraine crash site

    Fighting stops MH17 investigators from reaching Ukraine crash site

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:46:22 GMT
    Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces.More >>
    Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces.More >>
  • Hamas rejects Palestinian call for Gaza cease-fire

    Hamas rejects Palestinian call for Gaza cease-fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:43:54 GMT
    Gaza (CNN) -- Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.More >>
    Gaza (CNN) -- Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.More >>
  • Tangipahoa council supports proposed clinic

    Tangipahoa council supports proposed clinic

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:20:22 GMT
    AMITE, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish Council has unanimously agreed to a proposed Access Health Louisiana clinic designed for those without health insurance or in a low-income bracket.More >>
    AMITE, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish Council has unanimously agreed to a proposed Access Health Louisiana clinic designed for those without health insurance or in a low-income bracket.More >>
  • All Baton Rouge students to get free lunches

    All Baton Rouge students to get free lunches

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:05:57 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish school system will be providing free lunch to its almost 42,000 students, including thousands who in the past had to pay for their meals.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish school system will be providing free lunch to its almost 42,000 students, including thousands who in the past had to pay for their meals.More >>
  • Tuesday's Outdoor Planner

    Tuesday's Outdoor Planner

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:21:51 GMT
    Here is Tuesday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:00-5:00pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel with skies clearing out and becoming mostly sunny. Temps will climb into a seasonable range and humidity values will be much lower than yesterday. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. Rain Chances will stay low and there will be plenty of sunshine.Those who spend prolonged amounts of time ...More >>
    Here is Tuesday's Outdoor Planner UVcast for Central Louisiana.The best time for Outdoor Activities (Major Time) is 3:00-5:00pm and we will give it an "C".Expect to start off with a pleasant feel with skies clearing out and becoming mostly sunny. Temps will climb into a seasonable range and humidity values will be much lower than yesterday. This is due to a drier air mass over the area. Rain Chances will stay low and there will be plenty of sunshine.Those who spend prolonged amounts of time ...More >>
  • Louisiana Could Be Facing A Labor Shortage

    Louisiana Could Be Facing A Labor Shortage

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:17:11 GMT
    (AP) The National Bureau of Labor Statistics has released figures showing the construction industry's need for workers will grow twice as fast as the average for all industries. More >>
    (AP) The National Bureau of Labor Statistics has released figures showing the construction industry's need for workers will grow twice as fast as the average for all industries. More >>
  • Should Airlines Come Clean?

    Should Airlines Come Clean?

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

    Fort Polk training

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:52:45 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A combat convoy made its way through Artillery Lane at Fort Polk and encountered several obstacles on the road.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A combat convoy made its way through Artillery Lane at Fort Polk and encountered several obstacles on the road.More >>
  • Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

    Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:29:22 GMT
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.More >>
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.More >>
  • Back to School Sleep Schedule

    Back to School Sleep Schedule

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

    La. veterans clinics included in deal

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:29:54 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A bipartisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' health care access includes approval for new veterans clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.More >>
  • UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

    UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:22:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky). Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky). Dutch policemen walk in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014.
    GENEVA (AP) - The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.More >>
    GENEVA (AP) - The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
    More >>
  • Community rallies to find missing Oregon mom

    Community rallies to find missing Oregon mom

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:20 GMT
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    (NBC News) Jennifer Huston, Mom of two, disappears from Oregon gas station.More >>
    (NBC News) Jennifer Huston, Mom of two, disappears from Oregon gas station.More >>
  • Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:58:57 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration.
    More >>
  • FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:47:41 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
    More >>
  • DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban

    DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:47:05 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.More >>
  • Mayor: Times Square characters should be licensed

    Mayor: Times Square characters should be licensed

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:44:07 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Cookie Monster may soon need a license. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Cookie Monster may soon need a license. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated.More >>
  • House approves bill to toughen NKorea sanctions

    House approves bill to toughen NKorea sanctions

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:40:22 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency.
    More >>
  • Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona

    Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:39:00 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Thunderstorms near the southern Arizona border have knocked down part of the metal border fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico.More >>
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Thunderstorms near the southern Arizona border have knocked down part of the metal border fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico.More >>
  • Ag commissioner seeks preservation of La. farmland

    Ag commissioner seeks preservation of La. farmland

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:34:51 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's top agriculture official is concerned about the loss of farmland in the state.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's top agriculture official is concerned about the loss of farmland in the state.
    More >>
  • Jeffrey Hall announces candidacy for Alexandria mayor

    Jeffrey Hall announces candidacy for Alexandria mayor

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:15:55 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Another person has announced his candidacy for mayor of Alexandria.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Another person has announced his candidacy for mayor of Alexandria.More >>
  • Couple finds tribute flag at flea market, returns it to fallen Marine's mom

    Couple finds tribute flag at flea market, returns it to fallen Marine's mom

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:14:00 GMT
    HUMBLE, Texas (CBS News) -- A couple who discovered a tribute flag for a fallen Marine at a Texas flea market presented it to his mother Saturday, more than nine years after he was killed in Iraq.More >>
    HUMBLE, Texas (CBS News) -- A couple who discovered a tribute flag for a fallen Marine at a Texas flea market presented it to his mother Saturday, more than nine years after he was killed in Iraq.More >>
  • Ball residents react as Roy Hebron heads home

    Ball residents react as Roy Hebron heads home

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:10:12 GMT
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Former Mayor of Ball, Roy Hebron, is back home after spending several years in federal prison.More >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Former Mayor of Ball, Roy Hebron, is back home after spending several years in federal prison.More >>
  • Medical identity theft can threaten health as well as bank account

    Medical identity theft can threaten health as well as bank account

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:54:59 GMT
    (CBS News) - Anndorie Sachs had her life turned upside down when authorities showed up at her door in Salt Lake City and threatened to take her four children away - all because another woman had stolen her identity and given birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs.More >>
    (CBS News) - Anndorie Sachs had her life turned upside down when authorities showed up at her door in Salt Lake City and threatened to take her four children away - all because another woman had stolen her identity and given birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs.More >>
  • 'Nightmare Scenario': 'Uncontacted Amazon people may have gotten flu

    'Nightmare Scenario': 'Uncontacted Amazon people may have gotten flu

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:35:23 GMT
    (NBC News) - Advocates for indigenous tribes and Brazilian officials are worried that a group of people in the Amazon who had been living in isolation from the outside world may have contracted the flu — a potentially deadly disease that these individuals had never been exposed to before.More >>
    (NBC News) - Advocates for indigenous tribes and Brazilian officials are worried that a group of people in the Amazon who had been living in isolation from the outside world may have contracted the flu — a potentially deadly disease that these individuals had never been exposed to before.More >>
  • Man featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed during attempted arrest

    Man featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed during attempted arrest

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:32:12 GMT
    New York (CNN) -- A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York law enforcement sources.More >>
    New York (CNN) -- A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York law enforcement sources.More >>
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