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Police identify man's body found Sunday as Pineville resident
Police found Daniel's body while searching for a woman who, according to a report received early Sunday, might have jumped into the river. The search continued through Tuesday afternoon, when the woman's body was found about 500 yards south of the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge.
Alexandria man pleads not guilty to manslaughter charge
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Former Bunkie police chief and former dispatcher arrested on multiple misconduct charges
AVOYELLES PARISH, La. – After a lengthy and thorough investigation, Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office have arrested the former chief and a former dispatcher of the Bunkie Police Department.
Oakdale teens accused of shooting at van full of high schoolers during homecoming week
OAKDALE, LA (KPLC) - Two Oakdale teens are accused of shooting at a van full of teenagers, according to Oakdale Police.
Boyce man arrested for second degree battery
Acadian Ambulance arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital for further treatment. From information gathered from the victim, the suspect was identified as William Bynog, Jr. of Boyce.
Stage Coach Road stabbings suspect wanted
Authorities say 31-year old Kevin West of Ville Platte, LA, is facing charges for Aggravated Battery (2 counts) with more charges pending.
Local private investigator arrested for impersonation, imprisonment charges
EVANGELINE PARISH, La. (KLFY) - In Evangeline Parish, a private investigator was arrested on a slew of charges after questioning mentally disabled people.
Residents displaced after triplex fire in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA (KALB) –Residents were displaced Wednesday morning after a fire at an Alexandria triplex.Firefighters received the alert around 6:25 a.m. and were called to the 200 block of 16th street.When News Channel 5 arrived on scene, no one appeared to be hurt and the fire was under control.An hour
Man found in Red River on Sunday identified
ALEXANDRIA, La. (APD) -According to APD, the male body found in the Red River on Sunday has been identified as Johnny Daniel, 56, of Pineville.
Two arrested after drugs packaged for sale allegedly found in backpack
KINDER, LA (KPLC) - Two people in Allen Parish area have been arrested on multiple drug charges, according to Allen Parish Sheriff Doug Hebert.
Alexandria officer charged with simple assault
Cpl. Ronnie Stevens, 37, has been booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center after an investigation into two incidents that happened Monday, reads a release.
Arraignments for RPSO officers in excessive force case continued until feds finish
To date, only Marlon Creecy has been arraigned on a malfeasance in office charge. He has pleaded "not guilty." Bradley Cohenour, John Aaron IV and Quitina Frazier are still awaiting their arraignments for the same charge.
Woman's body found in Red River after 3-day search
ALEXANDRIA, La. (APD) -On Tuesday afternoon around 3:00 p.m., agencies searching the Red River located a body in the water, about 500 yards south of the Purple Heart Bridge.
Brandon Scott Lavergne failed in Angola escape attempt
Brandon Scott Lavergne, the man serving a life sentence for the murders of Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate, unsuccessfully attempted to escape from Angola State Penitentiary Monday morning.
Bond reduction denied for woman facing murder 2 charge for distributing carfentanil
ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -Taurnena Foster, 24, the Alexandria woman facing a second degree murder charge for allegedly distributing a fatal dose of carfentanil to another Alexandria woman, Jakelynn Ammons, was in court on Tuesday asking to have her bond reduced.
Lumber mill owner from Natchitoches Parish arrested for theft
BATON ROUGE, La. (LDAF) -Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry enforcement agents have arrested Larry R. Davis, 73, of Natchitoches, who is accused of misappropriating funds for timber valued at $128,000.
Post office returning to downtown Alexandria
The downtown post office, which vacated its space in the federal courthouse in May, will move to the Commercial Building at the corner of Johnston and Third streets, probably late this year.
Winnfield woman pleads not guilty to 20 theft counts
Nettie Geneva Adams, 31, pleaded not guilty to 20 misdemeanor counts of theft of less than $1,000. She was present for the Tuesday arraignment but without her attorney, Ronald P. Collins.
Alexandria man arrested for multiple burglaries in Garden District area
ALEXANDRIA, La. (APD) -Detectives with the Alexandria Police Department Property Crimes Unit conducted burglary patrol in targeted neighborhoods on Monday night.The targeted areas have seen recent spikes in both vehicle and residential burglaries. They include the Garden District area of Elliott and
$100K bond stands in case of 18-year-old's drug-related death
People gathered in Alexandria City Park on Friday (Aug. 31, 2018) to remember loved ones lost to overdoses on International Overdose Awareness Day. The event was coordinated by Lilly Harvey, who lost her daughter to a fentanyl overdose in 2017. She has started a group, Millie Mattered, to talk to ot