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  • 2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:07:03 GMT
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
  • Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:37:01 GMT
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
  • Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:45:07 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
  • El Nino could bring more record-breaking weather to U.S.

    El Nino could bring more record-breaking weather to U.S.

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:22 GMT
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    (CBS News) A giant El Nino is expected this year, new weather models predict. It threatens to change weather patterns around the world, affecting billions of people.More >>
    (CBS News) A giant El Nino is expected this year, new weather models predict. It threatens to change weather patterns around the world, affecting billions of people.
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  • Mummified remains ID'd, dead man's daughter arrested

    Mummified remains ID'd, dead man's daughter arrested

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:43:45 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (CBS News) - Almost four months after a man's mummified remains were found inside a Lexington storage unit, police have arrested the man's daughter for allegedly stealing his Social Security checks, reports CBS affiliate WKYT.More >>
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (CBS News) - Almost four months after a man's mummified remains were found inside a Lexington storage unit, police have arrested the man's daughter for allegedly stealing his Social Security checks, reports CBS affiliate WKYT.More >>
  • Vernon Parish Police Reports

    Vernon Parish Police Reports

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:38:16 GMT
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces recent arrests as follows:More >>
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces recent arrests as follows:More >>
  • River Oaks Art Exhibits

    River Oaks Art Exhibits

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

    La. company settles Medicare fraud allegations

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:54:04 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A Louisiana-based home healthcare company will pay $150 million to settle allegations that it submitted false bills to the federal Medicare program.More >>
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A Louisiana-based home healthcare company will pay $150 million to settle allegations that it submitted false bills to the federal Medicare program.
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  • Major crime down in Baton Rouge

    Major crime down in Baton Rouge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:55:15 GMT
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    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a 15 percent decrease in violent crime in 2013 from 2012.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a 15 percent decrease in violent crime in 2013 from 2012.
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  • Teen driver arrested for vehicular homicide

    Teen driver arrested for vehicular homicide

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

    Georgia governor signs gun law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:00:05 GMT
    Ellijay, Georgia (CNN)-- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. More >>
    Ellijay, Georgia (CNN)-- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. More >>
  • Colfax woman shot and killed, suspect arrested

    Colfax woman shot and killed, suspect arrested

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:22:01 GMT
    COLFAX (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Colfax man has been arrested in connection to a Saturday murder .According to the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old Alex Hall is charged with second degree murder for the death of 70-year-old Loretta Williams.More >>
    COLFAX (KALB News Channel 5) -- A Colfax man has been arrested in connection to a Saturday murder .According to the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, 26-year-old Alex Hall is charged with second degree murder for the death of 70-year-old Loretta Williams.More >>
  • *UPDATE* Marksville man wanted on attempted 2nd degree murder charge

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

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:45:29 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Taj Williams, 26, of 562 Hwy 1192, of Marksville, is wanted by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Taj Williams, 26, of 562 Hwy 1192, of Marksville, is wanted by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.More >>
  • Teacher accused of not allowing child to read Bible

    Teacher accused of not allowing child to read Bible

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:46:34 GMT
    HOUSTON, Texas (NBC News) - A Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District teacher in Houston, Texas is being accused of telling an elementary school student she can't read the Bible in school and is not even allowed to bring the Bible to school.More >>
    HOUSTON, Texas (NBC News) - A Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District teacher in Houston, Texas is being accused of telling an elementary school student she can't read the Bible in school and is not even allowed to bring the Bible to school.More >>
  • Louisiana Senate to consider equal pay proposal

    Louisiana Senate to consider equal pay proposal

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:28:41 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.
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  • Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

    Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:00:18 GMT
    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas judge has granted a request to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.More >>
    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas judge has granted a request to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.More >>
  • Texas teen killed in freak SUV accident

    Texas teen killed in freak SUV accident

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:49:41 GMT
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBS News) - A family is searching for answers after a teenage girl was killed after falling from a moving vehicle, CBS Dallas reported Monday.The incident occurred early Saturday after a group of friends had left a Dallas nightclub. Police said that 17-year-old Lelys Leyva-Monreal fell from the window of a moving SUV and was then struck by that vehicle.Friends and family members said that the group of friends -- including Leyva-Monreal and her boyfriend -- were driving home ...More >>
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBS News) - A family is searching for answers after a teenage girl was killed after falling from a moving vehicle, CBS Dallas reported Monday.The incident occurred early Saturday after a group of friends had left a Dallas nightclub. Police said that 17-year-old Lelys Leyva-Monreal fell from the window of a moving SUV and was then struck by that vehicle.Friends and family members said that the group of friends -- including Leyva-Monreal and her boyfriend -- were driving home ...More >>
  • Update: Former Coliseum Exec. Director arrested

    Update: Former Coliseum Exec. Director arrested

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:11:10 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Kimberly Neal-Townley, the former executive directory of the Rapides Parish Coliseum has been arrested.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Kimberly Neal-Townley, the former executive directory of the Rapides Parish Coliseum has been arrested.More >>
  • Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

    Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:25:15 GMT
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    NEW YORK (AP) - To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.
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