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Alexandria homicide suspect captured at hotel

Korri Devon Thornton, 25, was arrested by the Alexandria Police Department after an operation at the Rodeway Inn on Old Boyce Road near Interstate 49, according to a release.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-06-22 18:28:00

Four-year-old fatally shot in Oakdale

Lockett says officers were dispatched to Prater Street in reference to a subject being shot. Upon arrival, officers learned that a four-year-old boy located a loaded .40 caliber handgun inside the home. For unknown reasons, the gun discharged and struck the child in the head. The child was pronounce

KPLC TV - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

Alexandria man leads police on chase in Natchitoches Parish

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of June 11, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

Suspect wanted for attacking, robbing woman outside HEB arrested in Louisiana

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputies say Cameron Deal was taken into custody in Alexandria, La., by Louisiana Violent Offenders Task Force.

KHOU - 2018-06-23 00:57:56

Port Barre Police: Child finds gun in car console, shoots self in leg in parking lot at barber shop

According to police, it happened around 11 a.m. Saturday when police say they got a call about a child at Opelousas General- North Campus, who was brought in to the emergency room with a gunshot wound.

KLFY.COM - 2018-06-23 21:50:14

Tourism video series to feature Alexandria

Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the country, has partnered with the Louisiana Office of Tourism to produce a series of videos designed to promote Alexandria, and other cities in Louisiana, to the world.

KALB.COM - 2018-06-22 16:37:00

Rapides getting 900k federal grant for continually low-performing schools

The money, about $918,900, will be used for high-quality curricula, assessments and teacher professional development.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-06-23 21:00:00

Bill would move new interstate through Central Louisiana

The bill, also known as the I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2018, was introduced last week to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

Family's letter asks Blue Bell to change Great Divide's name

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A letter to Blue Bell Creameries from a family in Red River Parish proposes a new name for "The Great Divide," a half chocolate and half vanilla ice cream mix.Traci Schmidley published a letter that her children and their friend wrote in a Facebook post that's been widely shar

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-23 04:01:00

Early melanoma detection may have saved life of Alexandria nurse

Amanda Durand, a nurse at Cabrini, was diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, in January 2014 at the age of 36.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

Third Circuit says Rapides judge erred when she halted APD polygraph

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KALB) -The Third Circuit Court of Appeal has sided with the City of Alexandria and Mayor Jacques Roy, granting a writ, and writing that Rapides Parish Judge Monique Rauls erred when she granted a temporary restraining order that halted Alexandria Police Department Corporal Alan St

KALB.COM - 2018-06-22 17:53:00

RPSO seeking suspect involved in Church of God burglary

The suspect in the surveillance images is described as a black male, approximately 5’7” tall, with multiple tattoos.

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Suspect sought in Alexandria homicide case

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of June 11, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

Nebraska Recruiting: Offensive Tackle Matthew Anderson Commits to Huskers!

Matthew Anderson, 6-7 250lb offensive tackle from Leesville, Louisiana has committed to the Huskers! Anderson visited Lincoln on Monday Jun 4 with his father and after a phenomenal visit, almost committed. Wisely, he decided to go home and let the “visit high” wear off. Today he decided to celebrate

CORN NATION - 2018-06-22 17:42:40

Giant water slide returning to downtown Alexandria

That's what Robert Weeks, director of community services for the city of Alexandria, says about Summer Splash, a recreation-driven event coming to downtown this month.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

Arraignment for CEO of failed aluminum plant reset after attorney fails to enroll in time

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) -Roger Boggs, the CEO of Revolution Aluminum (formerly American Specialty Alloys), who was supposed to bring a $1.5 billion aluminum plant to Pineville back in 2015, will have to wait longer for his arraignment on a charge of bank fraud in Rapides Parish.

KALB.COM - 2018-06-22 09:57:00

Here's what state funding cuts could mean for veterans

"Our back is against the wall," said Joey Strickland, secretary of the department, who was in Alexandria Friday for the Louisiana Veterans of Foreign Wars state convention.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-06-22 21:37:00

Man found dead in Alexandria yard; burned car found soon after

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of June 11, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go to

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

Got a camera? Pineville Police wants you to help combat crime

It's the Community Camera Program, and Deputy Chief Darrell Basco chuckles that he copied it from the Fort Worth Police Department. He saw the idea when Pineville had started using Nextdoor, a social media app for mobile and desktops that allows people to create neighborhoods in which they can share

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK

La. Guard Program adds pathway to graduation

Course Choice Credit Recovery is an innovative pathway that allows students to recover or continue earning high school credits, known as Carnegie units, while at YCP. The pilot program was launched in October 2017. After its successful introduction, the first official students enrolled in January an

MINDEN PRESS-HERALD - 2018-06-22 15:30:11