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2 men sought after early morning shooting near Marksville

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of July 16, 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 - 2018-07-20 20:31:00

APSO looking for two men for a Marksville shooting

The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking the whereabouts of two men involved in an early morning shooting on Friday, July 20, at a residence on La. Highway 1, north of Marksville.

AVOYELLESTODAY.COM - 2018-07-20 19:43:58

Marksville P.D. to be more visible on patrols

“Guns have been stolen out of the cars,” he noted, adding that many homeowners in the city are armed.

AVOYELLESTODAY.COM - 2018-07-20 09:00:00

Alexandria Police officer arrested for DWI following vehicle crash

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -An Alexandria police officer is facing charges following an early morning accident on Thursday, according to Louisiana State Police and confirmed by APD.According to a State Police report, Russell Beauregard, 41 of Alexandria, suffered moderate injuries after wrecking his pic

KALB.COM - 2018-07-20 16:48:00

Boy, 10, dies in Campti fire

An early morning fire in Campti killed a child, the second fatal fire within a week in the small Natchitoches Parish town, according to the Louisiana Office of the State Fire Marshal.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-07-20 15:05:00

2 Angola inmates found dead in their cells; overdoses suspected

ANGOLA, LA (WAFB) -Two inmates at Angola were found dead in their cells early Thursday morning, according to officials.

KLFY.COM - 2018-07-19 18:25:50

Bunkie couple helps summer camps find counselors

From their home in Bunkie, Chris and Lynn Roy operate CampStaff -- an online-based business that connects prospective camp counselors with camps all over the country. Over the years, many Avoyelles Parish youth have worked as counselors through the efforts of the Roys, including several this year.

AVOYELLESTODAY.COM - 2018-07-21 09:00:00

1 charge dropped against Levin Street shooting suspect

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of July 16, 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 - 2018-07-19 18:12:00

District 3-3A: Can Marksville, Avoyelles bridge the gap between them and Jena?

The Giants, who wrapped up their second perfect season in three years, were stunned by Westlake in the first round of the playoffs and had their dreams of a deep playoff run dashed.

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-07-20 01:13:00

Should stores in Pineville be allowed to sell alcohol?

"They would like the ability to sell beer, wine and higher content alcohol," said John Hatch, founder of Hatch Consulting Group, which is working with the stores' parent companies on the campaign. "We're wanting a level playing field, so the stores in Pineville can sell what the stores in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-07-20 13:00:00

4-vehicle crash on La. 28 East kills Alexandria man

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans in rural areas are less likely to wear seat belts. The study, which was from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Rural Health Series, says adult motor vehicle drivers and passengers in rural counties

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Quebec authorities bust ring that targeted black bears for their gallbladders

Jasmin Larouche, the head of wildlife protection in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, says the ring operated in different parts of the province.

STARPHOENIX - 2018-07-19 17:08:28

Former Owl grocery store saved from demolition

Part of the building — a later addition to the back, which connects with the back of a house on Palm Street — will be taken down, but the original part of the building will be kept..

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-07-19 22:25:00

DOTD hosts public meeting to discuss potential improvements to MacArthur Drive

"Some of the improvements include a modifying median access, service road access, the location of traffic signals and those types of things,” said DOTD Public Information Officer, Erin Buchanan. “So, hearing from the public is very important because we can make adaptations to those modifications bas

KALB.COM - 2018-07-19 19:43:00

LC softball coach Bobby Buchanan resigns

PINEVILLE, La. (Louisiana College) -Louisiana College President Dr. Rick Brewer and Athletic Director Reni Mason announce the departure of softball coach Bobby Buchanan.“Being in this business for 20 years I understand the peaks and valleys that come with it,” Mason said. “Coach Buchanan has chosen

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CLEDA awarded a $400,000 grant for a new operational center in downtown Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -The Economic Development Agency announced Wednesday that they are awarding a $400,000 grant to the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) in hopes to create jobs, develop entrepreneurs and grow small businesses in central Louisiana.CLEDA is a nonprofit organi

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Indictments of former Rapides deputies brings federal investigation

Capt. Tommy Carnline, the office's public information officer, confirmed the investigation being conducted by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, but no other information could be disclosed.

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Idling car in road leads to arrests of three in Grant Parish

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of July 16, 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

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Sources: Feds probe Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office over excessive force complaint

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) -The Federal Bureau of Investigation has initiated a probe into the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office over the March arrests of five corrections officers for an excessive force complaint from an inmate.News Channel 5 has learned that within the past few weeks, the U.S. Depar

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Grant meth suspects hide drugs in bra

GRANT PARISH, LA. (GPSO) -Three suspects in Grant Parish have been arrested for possessing meth, one of which tried to hide the evidence in her bra.

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