[ May 3, 2014; ] Red River Urban Adventure Race (8am start)($225/team): Test your canoeing, cross country and urban running, orienting and biking skills as your 3-person team races through Historic Downtown Pineville Alexandria!! Race as an all-male, all-female, or coed team. Mystery events will be placed throughout the course. Expect the event to last 3 – 4 hours. Race [...]
A 17-year-old is arrested for taking a handgun on the campus of Peabody high. Andrew Smith was taken into custody yesterday afternoon.
Rapides deputies say students told a school resource officer the student had a gun. When he was patted down, they reportedly found an unloaded 25-caliber semi-automatic weapon.
Smith was taken to the parish detention center.
State police say they’ve arrested a man they describe as a child predator.
He’s 39-year-old Scott Hebert of Winnfield. He was arrested yesterday for indecent behavior with a juvenile. Troopers with the special victims unit say he used social media to contact children in Arkansas ages 10 to 12 and sent them pornographic pictures of himself.
A group of volunteers at Kent House in Alexandria are practicing open-hearth cooking.
They cook in a 19th century kitchen, away from the big house, which was common practice in those days for safety reasons. The seasonal recipes are also taken from the original owners of Kent House.
KLAX-TV General Manager, Ken Nolan, and other staff members [...]
Rapides deputies and state police will conduct a DWI checkpoint Saturday night at an undisclosed location in Rapides parish. The object is to remove impaired drivers from the roads.
KLAX ABC 31 News 3/26/14
A small group of Louisiana College students and alumni respond to a protest early this morning. The event was billed as a prayer for progress.
Anonymous flyers circulated the campus last Thursday, calling for the resignation of embattled President Joe Aguillard.
However, the administration reportedly responded by warning students who participated in a planned strike they would [...]
Alexandra Police are investigating a shooting death that happened very early this morning at a hotel on North MacArthur. Police say they found a man dead from a gunshot wound before one this morning at the Select Inn on 2300 North MacArthur.
His identity is not being released until family members are notified. The matter is [...]
Left to right: Leah Nicole Yancey, 17; Skyler Wayne Van Patten, 18; Michael Anthony Maddox, 18
Vernon Parish authorities arrest 3 teens in connection with a reported runaway of a 12-year-old girl from another parish.
They’re 17-year-old Leah Nicole Yancey and 18-year-old Skyler Wayne Van Patten, both of Rosepine, and Michael Anthony Maddox of Slagle. Deputies say [...]
State Police report the arrest of a Hineston man for sexual battery involving a child. Investigators say 46-year-old Donald Keith Walters had improper behavior with a three-year-old.
This case remains under investigation. If anyone has any information in reference to this or other crimes involving Walters, please contact LSP at 318-484-2190.
KLAX ABC 31 News 3/24/14
Yet another speed trap bill is headed to the full Louisiana House for debate.
The measure would require speed trap warning signs outside the municipality. Woodworth in Rapides Parish was mentioned in the House testimony.
These kinds of bills have been attempted before and have always failed.
KLAX ABC 31 News 3/24/14