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Pineville woman gets 16 years for manslaughter

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of July 31, 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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Man with history of burglary arrests charged in Alexandria

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of Aug. 6, 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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School letter grades could drop this fall due to state grading system changes

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -Louisiana schools will no longer be graded on a curve. When school performance scores come out in the fall, the results may be lower.The Advocate reported that there will be changes in the way school performance scores are calculated.Student testing scores, graduation rates a

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Work finally set to begin on new downtown community college

Now, after what seemed like an interminable wait and a few anxious moments, work is set to begin.

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Trial reset for defendant accused of second degree murder

In this matter, Foret faces two separate charges, which include intimidating a witness and second degree murder.

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Arrests made for obstruction, conspiracy in investigation

PINEVILLE, La. (RPSO) -On August 3, Sheriff’s Detectives received a phone call from a female identifying herself as “Rebecca” who stated she had information on the Landon Anders case that was still under investigation.According to this caller, at 7:00 a.m. that morning, she heard of allegations of a

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Suspect arrested in Alexandria burglary investigation

In the past week, the Alexandria Police Department was notified of several vehicle burglaries and attempted residential burglaries occurring in the West Point subdivision, the Tennyson Oaks subdivision and the Georges Lane area.

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Hotel Bentley celebrating 110 years

The hotel is best known for providing accommodations to military officers during the Louisiana Maneuvers, including several who would become famous while commanding troops in World War II, including Dwight Eisenhower and George Patton.

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Mail: Alcohol sales won't benefit people of Pineville

Here we go again. Someone keeps trying, piece-by-piece, to make Pineville the booze capital of Central Louisiana. If the alcohol pushers are so anxious to pay taxes in Pineville, let them make that the issue. Let them tell us in plain, shirt sleeve English, how much money alcohol sales taxes will br

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Family of Avoyelles man found dead in 2016 says case is 'being ignored'

AVOYELLES PARISH, La. (KALB) -Back in late 2015, we reported on a missing Avoyelles Parish man, Ray Paul Lachney. And then again in early 2016 when his body was found on T-Doos Road in Mansura.Jump ahead two and a half years, and the scene may look different. But if you ask Lachney’s mother, there’s

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2nd suspect in west Alexandria burglaries caught

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of July 31, 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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Prayer event planned across 70 local campuses weekend before school starts

"Anybody who wants to come just needs to show up at whatever school they would like to," said Misty Ryder, a local parent.

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Pineville man accused of rape in child sex abuse case

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of July 31, 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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Autism in Avoyelles: Mansura mom to open autism treatment center

One day she decided that instead of just saying, “someone should provide these services in Avoyelles Parish,” she would become that “someone.”

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Cool Planet expanding in Cenla

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -Cool Planet, an agriculture technology company, is planning to break ground for a commercial production facility in Alexandria after landing a 20-million dollar investment last week.

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Homeschool families find support at CCHSA Kick Off

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) -With only one more week until school starts, public, private, and home schooled students are getting ready for that first day.

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Pineville Man Charged with First Degree Rape

RPSO – On July 30th, 2018, deputies responded to a local hospital in reference to a complaint of criminal sexual conduct on a juvenile. Deputies made contact with the victim’s family and it was determined that the alleged incident occurred in the Pineville area. Deputies took the initial report an

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La. man arrested for raping a juvenile

Rapides Parish Sheriff's office says they arrested Landon Heath Anders, 27, of Pineville. He is charged with First Degree Rape, Aggravated Sexual Battery, Aggravated Crimes Against Nature, 2 counts Aggravated Crimes Against Nature, 2 counts Second Degree Cruelty to Juvenile and 3 counts Indecent

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Train hits a vechile in Mansura; accident ruled minor

On Friday afternoon, August 3, police and emergency crews were on the scene of a train-vehicle accident in Mansura. The accident was called minor by officials with only minor injuries. The accident blocked the Kansas City-Southern crossing at Leglise Street in Mansura. At 4 p.m., the scene was expec

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