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Alexandria Teen Charged with Battery

Quenten Austin

Quenten Austin
A teen is arrested in Alexandria for a fight that resulted in a victim being struck unconscious.
He is 19-year-old Quenten Austin of Alexandria, charged with batter. Police say he was trying to take personal items from a home in the 6000 block of Bolton, when the fight broke out.
On Tuesday officers were called to [...]

Universities Closer to setting their own Tuition Rates

Tuition

State colleges and universities are closer to setting their own tuition-rates, without having to go to the legislature.
WBRZ’s Adrian Pittman gets answers, on how the bill might give universities and colleges stability during tough economic times, but some lawmakers say this isn’t the way to go.
For five years, funding for higher education in Louisiana has [...]

Another Arrest made in Boyce Rape Case for Intimidating a Witness

Rape

Melissa Allen Landmark
Intimidation of a Witness
Update May 1, 2013 – Rapides deputies say they’ve added witness intimidation and obstruction of justice charges to a man in jail, and charged him with criminal sexual acts.
They also arrested his wife for trying to talk to the victims. 43-year-old Corey Landmark was arrested last month and extradited from [...]

15-year-old girls now able to buy the morning after pill

Plan B

Here in the U.S., 15-year old girls are now able to buy the morning after pill. The FDA approved the availability of the Plan B contraception pill without a prescription.
Soon you’ll be able to buy one type of ‘morning after’ pill over the counter and off the shelf, as long as you’re 15 or older.
That [...]

Keeping Kids Active

soccer

Summer is right around the corner and that means longer days and more time outdoors. Doctors say it’s important to get kids off the couch and get them out to play.
Why are active kids, healthier kids? Being physical helps youngsters build up their muscles and bones, keeps their weight down.
According to the Centers for Disease [...]

Back 2 Business: Less Spending, More Saving

B2B

Less Spending
Higher payroll taxes may be starting to take a bigger toll on American workers. Consumer spending cooled off last month and shows the biggest part of our economy lost momentum as the first quarter came to a close.
More Saving Money
Just how many of you think saving money is a priority? Call it lessons from [...]

Boyce Man Steals Camper Trailer

Ricky Brence

Ricky Brence
Rapides deputies say other arrests may happen in a case involving a stolen camper trailer.
Already arrested is 32-year-old Ricky Dustin Brence of Boyce for possession of stolen goods and disturbing the peace.
Deputies say they were notified Sunday of a theft from an auction company in another jurisdiction that someone in Rapides Parish was in [...]

Alexandria Man Arrested for Burglary

Ferlaun Williams

Ferlaun Williams
On Monday, Alexandria Detectives arrested 31-year-old Ferlaun Williams of Alexandria and charged him with Simple Burglary.
Back in mid-March, officers were dispatched to Walgreens at 3333 Masonic Drive in reference to a reported vehicle burglary. The investigation found that while shopping for a short time, someone went into the victim’s vehicle and took some money.
Through [...]

Pollock Couple Steels Vehicle from Car Lot in Ball

Wade_Rachel Johnson

The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office received information about a stolen vehicle that was at a residence on Edmonds Road, south of Pollock.
Deputies investigated the complaint and discovered that a Ford Mustang that had been stolen from a used car lot in Ball, La. was indeed being hidden at the home of Wade Johnson, Jr. and [...]

Burglary Arrest

Burglary

Willie Parker, Jr.
A 50-year-old man is arrested for burglary of a home in the 100 block of Mary very early Sunday. He is Willie Parker, Jr. of Alexandria.
Police were called to the residence on Mary Street in reference to a burglary. When they arrived, the victim told police that her house was burglarized and she [...]