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  • La. Congressman Scalise 'more responsive', speaking with family after surgery

    June 14, 2017 8:01 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is reportedly showing more signs of improvement after undergoing another surgery Saturday morning. According to an update from MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Scalise has become "more responsive" and is speaking with his loved ones. The congressman remains in serious condition and... more »
  • Blast at church in Egypt's Alexandria kills 11

    April 9, 2017 12:35 PM

    CAIRO - Egypt's Health Ministry says an explosion at a church in the coastal city of Alexandria has killed 11 people, and wounded at least 35 others. It appeared to be the second attack targeting Egypt's Coptic Christians, after a bomb in a church in the Nile Delta town of... more »
  • Alexandria student accused of threats involving school prom

    April 26, 2016 9:19 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A Louisiana high school student is facing three charges, including terrorizing, following an investigation of threats made on social media about a potential incident at the school prom. The Town Talk reports the 17-year-old, who lives in Alexandria, was arrested by Rapides Parish sheriff's detectives over the weekend... more »
  • Egyptian plane hijacked, forced to land in Cyrus

    March 29, 2016 3:55 AM

    CAIRO- Egypt's civil aviation authority says an EgyptAir plane has been hijacked while flying from the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria to the capital, Cairo. A Cypriot government official says the hijacked plane landed on Tuesday morning at the airport in Larnaka and that there are suspicions of a bomb... more »
  • Strong storms blow roof off Alexandria car wash and onto nearby Pizza Hut

    February 15, 2016 4:56 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Strong storms rolled through Central Louisiana early Monday afternoon, blowing the roof of a car wash off and onto the roof of a nearby Pizza Hut in Alexandria. Alexandria Police said two Pizza Hut employees were taken to an area hospital where they were treated for minor... more »
  • Police: 1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in Lafayette

    December 27, 2015 10:04 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police say a 21-year-old Alexandria man is accused of shooting two men in his ex-girlfriend's Lafayette apartment, killing one man and critically wounding the other. Cpl. Paul Mouton, a police spokesman, says in a news release that arrest warrants accuse Tavis Jenkins of first-degree murder and two... more »
  • Marshals blamed in killing of boy fired from Alexandria jobs

    December 6, 2015 12:22 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. - Two men working as city marshals in Marksville and accused of killing an autistic 6-year-old boy have been fired from their jobs with the Alexandria City Marshal's Office. Alexandria Marshal Terrence Grines has fired Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Derrick Stafford. Both men face charges of second-degree murder... more »
  • 1 injured in Alexandria mall parking lot shooting

    November 27, 2015 9:18 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - Police say one person was injured in an altercation and exchange of gunfire between two vehicles in the parking lot of an Alexandria mall. The Alexandria Police Department received reports of shots fired in the mall lot around 7:10 p.m. Thursday. Police said in a statement that... more »
  • 12-year-old accused of shooting, killing man

    October 24, 2015 5:25 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Police arrested a 12-year-old after they say the juvenile shot and killed someone with an air pellet gun. The shooting happened Friday night in Alexandria.The victim, 29-year-old Courtney Honore, 29, was shot once and died at the hospital. Details surrounding the shooting, as well as the accused shooter's... more »
  • Alexandria teen dies in Rapides Parish wreck

    October 20, 2015 4:39 PM

    RAPIDES PARISH - An Alexandria teenager is dead after a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning. State police said they responded to the crash at around 10:33 a.m., which happened on LA Hwy 457 north of US Hwy 71. 17-year-old Bree Ducote was driving a 2007 Chevrolet pickup northbound... more »
  • LSP searching for car after gun battle with trooper

    June 30, 2015 5:27 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Louisiana State Police said a trooper is recovering after he was shot at during a traffic stop in Alexandria Tuesday, and asked people to be on the lookout for those responsible. LSP said the trooper made a traffic stop on Old River Road at LA Hwy 1... more »
  • Alexandria boy kicked out of school for long hair

    March 26, 2015 10:02 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - Ashton Bodiford has missed more than two weeks of school because his hair is too long for a boy's. That's according to Rapides Parish School Board policy. The Town Talk reports his hair falls past the middle of his back. School board policy requires male students to keep... more »
  • Pineville social worker sentenced in health care scheme

    March 12, 2015 10:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal prosecutors say a licensed clinical social worker has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for her role in a health care fraud scheme involving two companies that operated in the Alexandria area. U.S. Attorney Walt Green said in a news release that 50-year-old Carla... more »
  • Top dogs face off at Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show Play Video

    January 21, 2015 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The search for Louisiana's top dog begins tomorrow in Alexandria when the Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show gets underway at the Alexandria-Riverfront Center. It could be the first step for one canine to make it to Westminster: the Super Bowl of dog shows. That show takes... more »
  • 2 critically endangered tamarins die in Alexandria zoo

    January 13, 2015 3:12 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Officials in the central Louisiana city of Alexandria say two critically endangered monkeys called cotton-topped tamarins died because a caretaker left them out in the cold. Spokeswoman Cynthia Jardon says the caretaker resigned Monday. The worker had been suspended following discovery of last Wednesday's exposure. The city says... more »
  • Artist jailed on $1,000,000 bond following murder

    December 26, 2014 9:02 PM

    ALEXANDRIA- An artist is being held on a $1,000,000 bond in Rapides Parish after a holiday murder. Authorities arrested Tony Forrest, 64. He is charged with second degree murder in the death of his son-in-law, Tommy Thompson, 45. Detectives said Forrest and Thompson had an argument earlier this... more »
  • Alexandria lawmaker resigns from La. House

    December 11, 2014 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An Alexandria state representative has stepped down from his elected position. Rep. Herbert Dixon, a Democrat, announced Thursday that he resigned a day earlier. In a statement, Dixon said the decision was "to better manage my health situation, spend more time with family and pursue other opportunities."... more »

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