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Opelousas man, 2 others killed in boat explosion in Kentucky

Photo: Kentucky State Police CALVERT CITY, KY (AP) - An explosion on a docked tugboat in Kentucky killed three people and injured several others Friday, authorities said. Timothy L. Wright, age 52, of Calvert City, Kentucky, Jerome A. Smith, age 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana, and Quentin J. Stewart,

KLFY.COM - 2018-01-19 23:15:08

Pollock prisoner pleads guilty to possessing knife

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of Jan. 8, 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 - 2018-01-19 23:41:37

A festival for all things fishing

Capt. Steve Stubbe (right), of Mudfish Adventures located at Toldeo Bend, shows Ray Wood of Contraband Fly Casters of Lake Charles, a new model of a ten-weight fly rod called a short flyer. Stubbe said the rod is a one-piece fly rod that is more accurate and sensitive. "You get the same distance in

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-01-21 05:08:48

T-Rak's: more than just a meat market

T-Rak's owner Josh Townsend (center) watches employee Molly McCoy (left) help customer Sara Riche with a quick lunch item. Townsend said T-Rak's dining area can sit 15 customers, but he does a brisk lunchtime take-out business. {Editor's Note: Avoyelles is known for its outstanding local food. To c

AVOYELLESTODAY.COM - 2018-01-20 10:00:00

Home catches fire in Pineville, flames spread to neighboring house

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - One house was gutted and the house next door was damaged by a fire on Melrose Street in Pineville about 10 a.m. Friday morning. Pineville police on patrol spotted the flames and called the fire department. It didn't take long for the flames to engulf the home then spread to

KALB.COM - 2018-01-19 19:03:00

City looking to extend legal assistance to APD and AFD

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy wants to set up a program for police officers and firefighters using the city's lawyers to give advice and help them with simple legal matters. The mayor said at his weekly meeting that he has always wanted to have a program like this available,

KALB.COM - 2018-01-19 23:26:00

Threatened local golf course gets a lifeline

Snow returned to Central Louisiana, keeping a lot of people indoors. But some people braved the cold to have fun in the wintry mix. Wochit Don't give up on Timber Trails just yet. The golf course near Tioga seemed destined for closure a few months ago. Lou Dechert, who owns the course with his wife

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-01-19 21:55:11

City of Alexandria releases map comparing utility rates across the state after winter storm

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - City of Alexandria utilities director, Mike Marcotte, said the city's utility customers saved a lot of money on their utility bills compared to other portions of the state during this week's winter storm. Marcotte showed what's known as a MISO map which is color coded to com

KALB.COM - 2018-01-19 23:39:00

Trial set to begin in deadly 2015 interstate crash [photos]

Nearly three years after a semitractor-trailer slammed into stopped traffic on Interstate 75, killing six people and injuring others, a Kentucky trucker is scheduled to stand trial Monday in Chattanooga for allegedly causing the carnage under the influence of methamphetamine. Impairment, contradicto

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-21 05:07:35

Business Digest: Bill Killian joins Chambliss law firm

Bill Killian joins Chambliss law firm Former U.S. Attorney William "Bill" C. Killian has joined the Chattanooga law firm of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. Killian will concentrate his practice on regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense and governmental law. Killian has been tryin

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-21 05:08:55

Quick Spin: Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabrio a drop-dead gorgeous drop-top

Just my luck: Mercedes-Benz sent us a gorgeous E400 Cabriolet on the coldest week of the year. It was 3 degrees one recent morning on Signal Mountain when I went out to fire up M-B's classy convertible - not exactly a temp that makes you want to drop the top and let your hair tousle in the wind. To

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-21 05:10:45

Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor's Center closes after government shutdown

People visiting the Chickamauga Battlefield's Visitor Center Saturday were greeted by locked doors and a notice, telling them the center was closed because of the government shutdown. The shutdown happened after the Senate failed to pass a government spending bill late Friday. Jason McGuire went t

WTVC - 2018-01-20 21:18:23

Chattanooga Cop Charged With Possession of Child Pornography

CHATTANOOGA, TN - A former Chattanooga Police officer is accused of possessing child pornography. Bryan Moody III is facing one count of possession of child pornography in federal court. According to court documents, filed in the Eastern District of Tennessee, Moody "knowingly accessed and attempted

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2018-01-19 17:40:21

4 Arrested After Cross-Town Chase; Driver Almost Struck Police Officer

A pursuit by the Tennessee Highway Patrol that started at the Highway 153 and I-75 intersection ended with a crash involving a police cruiser on Highway 11 at Cummings Highway and the arrest of four persons. According to affidavits filed by Sgt. Scott Lewis of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, at 3 a.m.


12 Most Wanted suspect arrested by police, U.S. Marshals

A carjacking suspect on Hamilton County's 12 Most Wanted list was arrested. According to the complaint affidavit, 27-year-old Jeffery John Nunes is accused of stealing a vehicle. The theft happened on January 8, at Goodwill on East Brainerd Road. The affidavit says Nunes is accused of stealing a 2


Rainey: 'We have seen it'

Elephants parade down a Chattanooga street before P.T. Barnum's traveling circus performance. Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. "We Have Seen It" was the caption for the Dec. 2, 1872, Chattanooga Daily Herald article on the Greatest Show on Earth. P.T. Barnum, the "Prince of Humbugs,"

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-21 05:48:17

Report a Fugitive: Wanted by Probation and Parole

The following are wanted by the N.C. Probation/Parole Department. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact Steve Ginter at 336-570-6826, ext. 106, or a local police department. Citizens also might earn cash rewards by contacting Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at 336-229-7

TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-20 11:54:00

4 charged with breaking into Burlington high school

Michael Evans, Zachary Evans, Osvaldo Hernandez, Rahyme Crisp. BURLINGTON, N.C. - Four people have been charged with breaking into a Burlington high school Thursday night, according to a press release. At about 10:30 p.m., police responded to Williams High School, located at 1307 S. Church St., in r

MY FOX 8 - 2018-01-19 10:40:12

4 arrested after breaking into Burlington school, police say

Burlington police arrested four people, accused of breaking into Williams High School. Police say it happened around 10:30 p.m. Thursday on the 1300 block of South Church Street. According to police, they were called in reference to an alarm. Upon arrival, officers observed "a group of students" in

WXII 12 - 2018-01-19 10:44:00

Burlington man arrested on multiple sex crime charge

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) - A Burlington man has been arrested on multiple sex crime charges. Police say that charges brought against 21-year-old Jaydin Ramon Johnson stem from an ongoing investigation by West Burlington Police Department into a complaint of sexual misconduct. Johnson is charge