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  • Officials identify victim of strip club shooting

    Officials identify victim of strip club shooting

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:32:08 GMT
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Officials in western Montana have identified a Louisiana man who was shot to death during an argument outside a Missoula strip club.More >>
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Officials in western Montana have identified a Louisiana man who was shot to death during an argument outside a Missoula strip club.More >>
  • Wanted felon in custody after 7 years on the run

    Wanted felon in custody after 7 years on the run

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:30:01 GMT
    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Violent offender Brad Martin of Lafayette was sleeping when the Opelousas City Marshal's Office threw him out of bed and into handcuffs.More >>
    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Violent offender Brad Martin of Lafayette was sleeping when the Opelousas City Marshal's Office threw him out of bed and into handcuffs.More >>
  • Man convicted of robbing St. Landry truck stop, casino

    Man convicted of robbing St. Landry truck stop, casino

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:07:25 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A federal jury convicted a Ville Platte man Wednesday of robbing a St. Landry Parish truck stop store and casino, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley.More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A federal jury convicted a Ville Platte man Wednesday of robbing a St. Landry Parish truck stop store and casino, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley.More >>
  • VPSO: Man arrested for firearm assault

    VPSO: Man arrested for firearm assault

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:33:09 GMT
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A Hornbeck man is in jail after firing shots near a house, according to Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office.More >>
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) A Hornbeck man is in jail after firing shots near a house, according to Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office.More >>
  • Leesville man arrested for withholding information on Rosepine murder

    Leesville man arrested for withholding information on Rosepine murder

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:54:50 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announces the August 28, 2014 arrest of Robert Vincent Worth, 24, of Leesville.  More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announces the August 28, 2014 arrest of Robert Vincent Worth, 24, of Leesville.  More >>
  • Four arrested in Alexandria for narcotics, theft

    Four arrested in Alexandria for narcotics, theft

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:28:19 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 27, 2014, Alexandria Police arrested four individuals on narcotics and theft of a motor vehicle. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 27, 2014, Alexandria Police arrested four individuals on narcotics and theft of a motor vehicle. More >>
  • Lecompte man arrested for contributing to juvenile deliquency

    Lecompte man arrested for contributing to juvenile deliquency

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:46:44 GMT
    LECOMPTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 24, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call from a community home in the Lecompte area in reference to a complaint of two female juveniles that had ran away.More >>
    LECOMPTE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 24, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call from a community home in the Lecompte area in reference to a complaint of two female juveniles that had ran away.More >>
  • Shreveport man dies in shooting

    Shreveport man dies in shooting

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:47:35 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a 22-year-old Shreveport man has died following an early morning shooting.Police responding to the scene around 2 a.m. Friday found Dejuan Kennedy shot once in the upper body. Kennedy died of his injury.Detectives believe Kennedy was arguing with someone he knew when the other person left and returned with a semi-automatic rifle.Police say the shooter fired the rifle several times, hitting Kennedy once, then fled the scene in a dark colored, four-door sedan.More >>
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police say a 22-year-old Shreveport man has died following an early morning shooting.Police responding to the scene around 2 a.m. Friday found Dejuan Kennedy shot once in the upper body. Kennedy died of his injury.Detectives believe Kennedy was arguing with someone he knew when the other person left and returned with a semi-automatic rifle.Police say the shooter fired the rifle several times, hitting Kennedy once, then fled the scene in a dark colored, four-door sedan.More >>
  • Minnesota professor pleads guilty in La. teen case

    Minnesota professor pleads guilty in La. teen case

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:17:47 GMT
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    MONROE, La.(KALB News Channel 5) – A Minnesota professor has pleaded guilty to trying to start a sexual relationship with a teen in Union Parish, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Wednesday.More >>
    MONROE, La.(KALB News Channel 5) – A Minnesota professor has pleaded guilty to trying to start a sexual relationship with a teen in Union Parish, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Wednesday.More >>
  • 5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

    5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:47:44 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children.
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  • RPSO arrests man for false imprisonment, battery

    RPSO arrests man for false imprisonment, battery

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:04:19 GMT
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 18, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Sub-station responded to a complaint of an incident which occurred involving a battery and false imprisonment.More >>
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 18, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Sub-station responded to a complaint of an incident which occurred involving a battery and false imprisonment.More >>
  • La. woman arrested for child sex trafficking

    La. woman arrested for child sex trafficking

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:17:26 GMT
    MARRERO, La.(KALB News Channel 5) — A Marrero woman has been arrested on charges related to sex trafficking juveniles, according to Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.More >>
    MARRERO, La.(KALB News Channel 5) — A Marrero woman has been arrested on charges related to sex trafficking juveniles, according to Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.More >>
  • Leesville man arrested for criminal trespass, damage

    Leesville man arrested for criminal trespass, damage

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:14:18 GMT
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announces the August 25, 2014 arrest of Jesse Lee Fernandez, 26, of Leesville.More >>
    LEESVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office announces the August 25, 2014 arrest of Jesse Lee Fernandez, 26, of Leesville.More >>
  • Two arrested in connection with disabled theft

    Two arrested in connection with disabled theft

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:42:59 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 24, 2014 Officers with the Alexandria Police were dispatched 500 block of Hill in reference to possible theft by a caregiver.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 24, 2014 Officers with the Alexandria Police were dispatched 500 block of Hill in reference to possible theft by a caregiver.More >>
  • APD arrests two for locking child in a cage

    APD arrests two for locking child in a cage

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:39:13 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 22, 2014, Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched to 1300 block of Park Avenue in reference to assisting Child Protection Services.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 22, 2014, Alexandria Police Department officers were dispatched to 1300 block of Park Avenue in reference to assisting Child Protection Services.More >>
  • Woman arrested in Alexandria shooting

    Woman arrested in Alexandria shooting

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:20:39 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One person is being treated at a local hospital and another is in jail following a shooting Friday afternoon.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One person is being treated at a local hospital and another is in jail following a shooting Friday afternoon.More >>
  • Another arrest made in firearm theft

    Another arrest made in firearm theft

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:55:35 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 20, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office detectives developed information that lead to the arrest of Jerry Turney, Jr., 29, of Alexandria, in reference to a string of burglaries in the Gardner and Elmer area.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 20, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office detectives developed information that lead to the arrest of Jerry Turney, Jr., 29, of Alexandria, in reference to a string of burglaries in the Gardner and Elmer area.More >>
  • RPSO makes arrest in vehicle theft

    RPSO makes arrest in vehicle theft

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:33:24 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 16, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to the 6000 block of Lost Ridge Drive, Deville, in reference to a report of a stolen vehicle.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 16, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to the 6000 block of Lost Ridge Drive, Deville, in reference to a report of a stolen vehicle.More >>
  • AG: 19-year-old arrested, charged with 16 counts of child porn

    AG: 19-year-old arrested, charged with 16 counts of child porn

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:38:22 GMT
    HAMMOND, La. (KALB News Channel 5) — A Hammond man has been charged with 16 counts of child pornography after an investigation led by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit.More >>
    HAMMOND, La. (KALB News Channel 5) — A Hammond man has been charged with 16 counts of child pornography after an investigation led by Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit.More >>
  • NPD investigating bank robbery

    NPD investigating bank robbery

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:20:50 GMT
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    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Natchitoches Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Thursday morning. More >>
    NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Natchitoches Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Thursday morning. More >>
  • Shreveport postal worker pleads guilty to theft

    Shreveport postal worker pleads guilty to theft

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:40:21 GMT
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    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier from Shreveport pleaded guilty to stealing Netflix DVDs and money in the mail. More >>
    SHREVEPORT, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier from Shreveport pleaded guilty to stealing Netflix DVDs and money in the mail. More >>
  • Two indicted for trying to smuggle phone into Pollock prison

    Two indicted for trying to smuggle phone into Pollock prison

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:15:22 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A correctional officer at the U.S. Penitentiary in Pollock, Louisiana, and a relative of an inmate, were indicted on Aug. 20 for conspiring to bring a cell phone into the prison.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A correctional officer at the U.S. Penitentiary in Pollock, Louisiana, and a relative of an inmate, were indicted on Aug. 20 for conspiring to bring a cell phone into the prison.More >>
  • Police: Child, 5, dies; father booked with murder

    Police: Child, 5, dies; father booked with murder

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:05:13 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 36-year-old father is facing a murder charge after his 5-year-old son died as a result of suspected abuse.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 36-year-old father is facing a murder charge after his 5-year-old son died as a result of suspected abuse.More >>
  • Two arrested in scrap metal theft

    Two arrested in scrap metal theft

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:56:55 GMT
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 20, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to 100 block of Fred Redwine Road in Deville in reference to the theft of tractor parts and other heavy metal items.More >>
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 20, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies from the Deville Substation responded to 100 block of Fred Redwine Road in Deville in reference to the theft of tractor parts and other heavy metal items.More >>
  • RPSO arrests Alexandria man in firearm theft case

    RPSO arrests Alexandria man in firearm theft case

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:51:06 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 14, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 3800 block of LA 121 in Boyce in reference to a burglary.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - On August 14, 2014, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 3800 block of LA 121 in Boyce in reference to a burglary.More >>
  • Three Monroe grocery store workers plead guilty to SNAP, WIC fraud

    Three Monroe grocery store workers plead guilty to SNAP, WIC fraud

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:39:17 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Three Monroe grocery store workers pleaded guilty this week for their roles in a scheme to exchange SNAP and WIC benefits to customers for cash and ineligible items.More >>
    MONROE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Three Monroe grocery store workers pleaded guilty this week for their roles in a scheme to exchange SNAP and WIC benefits to customers for cash and ineligible items.More >>
  • Former volunteer firefighter convicted of arson

    Former volunteer firefighter convicted of arson

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:31:58 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A former volunteer firefighter with the Beauregard Parish Broadlands Fire Station has been convicted for setting fires in 2012 and 2013. More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A former volunteer firefighter with the Beauregard Parish Broadlands Fire Station has been convicted for setting fires in 2012 and 2013. More >>
  • Ruston man pleads guilty for meth possession

    Ruston man pleads guilty for meth possession

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:08:46 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Ruston man has pleaded guilty to bringing methamphetamine into Louisiana to sell. More >>
    MONROE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Ruston man has pleaded guilty to bringing methamphetamine into Louisiana to sell. More >>
  • GPSO: man arrested on drug charges

    GPSO: man arrested on drug charges

    Thursday, December 26 2013 6:03 PM EST2013-12-26 23:03:47 GMT
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Montgomery man was arrested by Grant Parish deputies on drug charges.More >>
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Montgomery man was arrested by Grant Parish deputies on drug charges.More >>
  • Man holds suspect at gun point until police arrive

    Man holds suspect at gun point until police arrive

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – On June 3, Alexandria Police Department arrested 50- year-old Reginald Perry of Alexandria. He is being charged with one count of simple burglary of an inhabitedMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – On June 3, Alexandria Police Department arrested 50- year-old Reginald Perry of Alexandria. He is being charged with one count of simple burglary of an inhabitedMore >>
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  • CDC director raises Ebola alarm

    CDC director raises Ebola alarm

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:53:11 GMT
    (CNN) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden told CNN on Tuesday.More >>
    (CNN) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden told CNN on Tuesday.More >>
  • Tropical Blog 9/2

    T.S. Dolly Moving Across The Gulf Of Mexico

    T.S. Dolly Moving Across The Gulf Of Mexico

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:52:04 GMT
    Tuesday, September 210:45amThere is One Tropical Cyclone in the Atlantic Basin.Dolly (Tropical Storm)The Center of Dolly located 85 miles ESE of LA Pesca, Mexico and is centered at 23.4N 96.5W with Maximum sustained winds of 50mph and a Minimum Central Pressure of 1005mb (29.68"). This system is moving WNW (300) at 16mph.Watches/Warnings:There are no current watches or warnings in the United States, associated with this system.There is a Tropical Storm Warning in effect for the coastline fro...More >>
    Tuesday, September 210:45amThere is One Tropical Cyclone in the Atlantic Basin.Dolly (Tropical Storm)The Center of Dolly located 85 miles ESE of LA Pesca, Mexico and is centered at 23.4N 96.5W with Maximum sustained winds of 50mph and a Minimum Central Pressure of 1005mb (29.68"). This system is moving WNW (300) at 16mph.Watches/Warnings:There are no current watches or warnings in the United States, associated with this system.There is a Tropical Storm Warning in effect for the coastline fro...More >>
  • APD recommends wheel locks to prevent thefts

    APD recommends wheel locks to prevent thefts

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:40:46 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Alexandria police need your help catching people responsible for stealing wheels and rims off of cars across the city.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- Alexandria police need your help catching people responsible for stealing wheels and rims off of cars across the city.More >>
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