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Police: Shoplifting call leads to Alexandria woman with drugs

When officers made contact with the woman, 38-year-old Kimberly Ann Long, they took back the merchandise, reads a release. They also told Long that she was being arrested.


Opelousas Police investigating fatal crash

Opelousas City Police worked a fatal traffic accident on last night at approximately 8pm involving a pedestrian and one vehicle in the 5000 Block of the I49 N. Service Road. Pedestrian 49yr James Robertson, Opelousas, resident was struck while walking in the middle of the roadway and was later prono


LSP responds to two vehicle crash on HWY 71

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -On Tuesday evening, Louisiana State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on HWY 71, near Inglewood Farm.


New Medical Marijuana Clinic Opening in Louisiana

Dr. Chad Rossitter, an internal medicine doctor in Acadiana, said he became interested in marijuana prescriptions because of his work and his family. Rossiter said he has lost family members to the opioid crisis. He says many of those additions occur because people are in pain.


Montgomery men ejected in Jeep crash; one dies

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


Acadia Parish sheriff: Cocaine, pills, marijuana, stolen gun found during bust

ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY)- An early morning narcotics search warrant was served in the 200 block of Kathy Meadows Lane uncovered pills, marijuana and a gun stolen from Lafayette Parish, authorities said.


3 charged with drug offenses in Alexandria

When officers arrived, they found "multiple" people loitering, reads a release. One man ran, but was caught on Bolton Avenue.


Last day to register to vote in Louisiana

Louisiana is one of the first states in the nation to implement an easy, convenient online voter registration portal. Citizens with a valid Louisiana driver’s license or Louisiana Special ID card can register online 24 hours a day, seven days a week from the convenience of their home or office by vi


Man arrested after car chase ends in Metairie, Louisiana State Police say

The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Romello James, was arrested and booked into the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office for possession of a stolen vehicle, hit and run, reckless operation, resisting arrest, aggravated flight and a fugitive from Orleans Parish.