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Alexandria man arrested for battery, cruelty to juveniles

ALEXANDRIA, La. (RPSO) - On November 14, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint in reference to allegations of a domestic complaint that occurred on Greenway Drive in Alexandria. The complainant reported to have received information that Mike McCoy Justice II, 40, committed a batt

KALB.COM - 2017-11-17 00:32:00

Coroner's office employee accused of stealing dead man's credit card

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - An employee at the coroner's office in Rapides Parish has been arrested after Alexandria police said she allegedly stole a credit card of a man who died. Police told News Channel 5 that family members of the man reported that his credit card had been used after his death on

KALB.COM - 2017-11-17 01:15:00

Two more arrests from Wardville shooting incident at Lee Ray's

WARDVILLE, La. (RPSO) - Devon Andrew Thomas, the suspect authorities had been searching for in connection with the shooting at Lee Ray's in Wardville, has been arrested, along with another suspect who was being treated at a local hospital. On November 15, deputies and detectives responded to Lee R

KALB.COM - 2017-11-16 23:53:00

3rd suspect in botched Wardville armed robbery captured

A search is underway for the third suspect in an attempted robbery Sunday night at a Wardville convenience store. The store's owner, Frank Issa, shot at the robbers and wounded two. Those two, a still unidentified man who is hospitalized with a shot to the abdomen and a 16-year-boy shot in an arm,

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2017-11-16 22:21:37

Asia Moore asks judge to reduce half million dollar bond for murder charge

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) - Asia Moore, 18, the Alexandria woman charged with the August stabbing death of Tyneisha Briggs, 17, after police said a social media argument turned deadly, is asking a Rapides Parish judge to reduce her bond. Moore is charged with second degree murder. Her bond is set a

KALB.COM - 2017-11-17 17:29:00

Gov. Edwards' Statement on Decline in State's Unemployment

BATON ROUGE, La. (Office of the Governor) - On Friday, Gov. John Bel Edwards released a statement on the announcement that the state's unemployment rate continued its decline - dropping to 4.8 percent in October 2017. The last time the unemployment rate was lower than 4.8 percent was May 2008. "Th

KALB.COM - 2017-11-17 18:16:00

Local law firm helps secure nearly $250 million verdict on faulty hip implants

DALLAS (KALB/Press Release) - Local law firm Neblett, Beard & Arsenault tells News Channel 5 that it has helped secure a $247 million verdict on behalf of six plaintiffs and four spouses who were seriously injured as a result of metal-on-metal hip implants. According to the law firm, a Dallas feder

KALB.COM - 2017-11-17 19:39:00

Serena Williams gets married in New Orleans

CNN VAN - Serena Williams is married! The tennis star tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans on Thursday night. ZUMA Press / MGN The couple welcomed a baby girl in September and dated for two years. A long list of A-list guests attended the ceremony, rumored to cost ove

KALB.COM - 2017-11-17 18:56:00

Good News: Vacaville Rotary Club donates $10K to homeless shelter

The Vacaville Rotary Club has donated $10,000 to Opportunity House, which will help expand the number residents the homeless shelter can house. It also will increase staffing in advance of the winter months. "The Rotary Board of Vacaville is happy to support this great community organization," Kathe

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-16 13:22:31

Vacaville firefighters 'fill the boot' for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Vacaville firefighters with VFA Local 3501 are once again looking to the community for help with its Fill the Boot fundraiser that benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Nut Tree Road and Nut Tree Parkway, firefighters will be out and abou

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Vacaville High choir kicks off busy season at 'Christmas in My Hometown'

VACAVILLE - Ashley Parker, who directs the Vacaville High School choir, begins listening and searching for Christmas music in the late summer. "I joke around that I'm always 'bah humbug' by the time Christmas actually gets here," she shared in an email. The choir kicks off a busy holiday season Nov.

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-17 10:45:23

Event: Knot Just Knitters program at the Vacaville Cultural Center Library

Knot Just Knitters is group for anyone that enjoys needlework. It meets at the Vacaville Cultural Center Library on second Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and fourth Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during the month. All skill levels are welcome to attend to share their projects with the group,

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Vacaville Residents Bristle At Idea Of Allowing Short-Term Rentals

VACAVILLE (CBS13) - Sign after sign staked on the lawns of historic Buck Avenue homes are protesting city hall's proposal to allow bed and breakfast type businesses in the neighborhood. "It struck a chord," said David Knecht whose dream home is being renovated on that street. He said there's no room

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-15 23:46:50

Felon arrested in Vacaville in connection with drugs, firearm

Motorists driving without their lights on early Wednesday in Vacaville were later arrested after loaded firearms were found hidden in their vehicle, police said. Around 3 a.m., officers spotted a white Chevy Tahoe driving while blacked out on Araquipa Court. The vehicle was stopped and its four occu


Ex-con gets 2-year prison sentence in Vacaville case plea deal

FAIRFIELD - An ex-con awaiting trial on three felony cases and two misdemeanor cases took a two-year prison sentence Tuesday as part of a plea deal. Jason P. Lanyon, 39, pleaded no contest to a felony charge of being a felon in possession of ammunition. In exchange, prosecutors dropped felony fraud,


Vacaville approves 15 federal vouchers for Rocky Hills veterans housing

VACAVILLE - Fifteen federal vouchers for apartments at the Rocky Hills veterans housing project won Vacaville City Council approval Tuesday. The housing authority for the city administers the Section 8 vouchers funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a city staff report said.


Prestera awarded $1.2M to help with parolee re-entry

HD Media The Prestera Center in Huntington has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant to kick off the Appalachian Re-Entry Assistance program, or ARA, which was created to prepare West Virginia prison inmates for parole and prevent re-incarceration after release. The funding will be awarded i

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-17 05:01:01

Woman charged with murder in husband's stabbing death

HUNTINGTON - A woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with her husband's stabbing death Nov. 4 at their residence in the 900 block of 28th Street in Huntington, according to city officials. Authorities in Cabell County charged Jennifer Lynn Via, 48, with murder. Magistrate Rondall L. Baumgardner a


Man pleads guilty to supplying gun in murder

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. - A Lawrence County, Ohio, man pleaded guilty this week to supplying the gun used in a 2016 Ashland murder case, according to Gary Conn, assistant Commonwealth's Attorney. Zachary Tarlton, 25, of County Road 182, Kitts Hill, was scheduled to stand trial this week in Boyd County Cir

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 05:01:01

Teen charged with dozens of sex crimes let out on bail, reportedly contacts victim

A teen charged with more than six dozen sex crimes has been remanded back to jail after reportedly having contact with his victim in violation of his bond agreement. The $10,000 bond paid for his release also could be forfeited. Kobe Graves-Hardin, 18, was arrested again Nov. 9 after having been rel

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-16 17:12:00