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  • Local music star comes home

    Local music star comes home

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

    Cemetery vandalized in Evergreen

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:22:33 GMT
    EVERGREEN, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One of Cenla's historic church cemeteries has been vandalized three times.More >>
    EVERGREEN, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One of Cenla's historic church cemeteries has been vandalized three times.More >>
  • New Llano man arrested, charged with aggravated incest

    New Llano man arrested, charged with aggravated incest

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

    Counterfeit money surfaces in Cenla

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:13:22 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A couple of shops around town have been receiving counterfeit money this year, even counterfeit versions of the new $100 bill, which came out just late last year. WhenMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A couple of shops around town have been receiving counterfeit money this year, even counterfeit versions of the new $100 bill, which came out just late last year.More >>
  • McAllister's campaign finances take a hit

    McAllister's campaign finances take a hit

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

    Pollock inmate sentenced for assaulting prison employee

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:25:55 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A federal inmate who pleaded guilty to attacking a prison guard has been sentenced to another 16½ years and three years of supervised release for the assault. U.S. District JudgeMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A federal inmate who pleaded guilty to attacking a prison guard has been sentenced to another 16½ years and three years of supervised release for the assault.More >>
  • City Marshal hosts Easter egg hunt

    City Marshal hosts Easter egg hunt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:10:25 GMT
    Marshal's office Easter egg huntMarshal's office Easter egg hunt
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- There's only one more day until Easter, but the Alexandria City Marshal's office is already in the holiday spirit.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- There's only one more day until Easter, but the Alexandria City Marshal's office is already in the holiday spirit.
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  • ATC shuts down Lafayette business after underage alcohol raid

    ATC shuts down Lafayette business after underage alcohol raid

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:25:08 GMT
    Lafayette, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Underage alcohol raid leads to citations, suspension for "The Keg."Alcohol & Tobacco Control Officials have suspended the alcohol permit of "The Keg" on McKinley StreetMore >>
    Lafayette, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Underage alcohol raid leads to citations, suspension for "The Keg."More >>
  • APD Looking For Missing Teen

    APD Looking For Missing Teen

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:11:22 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB Newschannel 5)--Alexandria police are asking for the public's help to locate a runaway juvenile. According to the Alexandria Police Department, 16-year-old Angel Ramirez leftMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB Newschannel 5)--Alexandria police are asking for the public's help to locate a runaway juvenile. More >>
  • Two Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

    Two Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:49:15 GMT
    DENVER (CBS News) - This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegalMore >>
    DENVER (CBS News) - This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegal drug that Colorado voters legalized for recreational use, as of January 1, 2014.More >>
  • Colfax woman charged after hiding marijuana in tree

    Colfax woman charged after hiding marijuana in tree

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:20:39 GMT
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Colfax woman is behind bars, charged with Attempting to Take Contraband Into a Penal Institution.More >>
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Colfax woman is behind bars, charged with Attempting to Take Contraband Into a Penal Institution.More >>
  • Baton Rouge school board member collapses, dies

    Baton Rouge school board member collapses, dies

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:38:04 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Funeral services are scheduled next week for East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Randy Lamana, who collapsed as he walked to his car at the Capitol after a legislativeMore >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Funeral services are scheduled next week for East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Randy Lamana, who collapsed as he walked to his car at the Capitol after a legislative hearing on restructuring the school system.More >>
  • Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

    Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:12:01 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. The "Nearby Friends" feature must be turnedMore >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.More >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:35:33 GMT
    Red River/Black River System Location Pool/Flood Stage Today's Stage Trend Crest History Grand Ecore 33.0 22.7  +0.4   Red River Lock 3 n/a 71.7  +1.4 Alexandria 32.0 21.7  +0.4 Red RiverMore >>
    Central Louisiana's daily Hydrology Report.More >>
  • 20 arrested in New Orleans Medicaid fraud case

    20 arrested in New Orleans Medicaid fraud case

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:29:05 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state attorney general's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has arrested 20 personal care attendants as part of a crackdown on provider fraud in the New Orleans area. Agents started anMore >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state attorney general's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has arrested 20 personal care attendants as part of a crackdown on provider fraud in the New Orleans area.More >>
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