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Leesville Woman Accused of Felony Theft

Tina Verrier

Tina Verrier
May 2, 2013 – A Leesville woman is arrested by Alexandria police for stealing from Silver Dollar Pawn. Police say 47-year-old Tina Verrier worked at the well-known store and loaned herself money on bogus items.
On May 1st, APD was dispatched to Silver Dollar Pawn on Masonic Drive in reference to an internal theft.
Through an [...]

False Imprisonment Arrest

Steven Darbon

Steven Darbon
May 2, 2013 – A 33 year-old Alexandria man is arrested for holding a woman against her will and threatening her with a knife. Police say it happened Wednesday night in the 3000 block of Asber Street.
When officers were dispatched to the residence in reference to a disturbance, they found that Darbon was involved [...]

Missing Juvenile

Deion White

Deion White
May 2, 2013 – The Alexandria Police is requesting the public’s assistants in locating 14-year-old Deion White, who has been missing since April 11th from his residence in the 700 block of Veterans Drive. He was last seen in the Westwood, Eastwood and Rapides Ave area.
White is 5’9” tall and weighs approximately 210 lbs. [...]

Narcotics Arrest

Devin Carpenter

Devin Carpenter
Alexandria police say they acted on a tip and arrest a local man for possession of illegal pills. He is 35-year-old Devin Carpenter of Alexandria, charged with possession of narcotics.
Alexandria Police received information that possible narcotics were being sold in the area of the 1700 Block of East Texas Ave. Police were given a [...]

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 [...]

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

[ June 27, 2014 to June 29, 2014. ]

NATCHITOCHES – Opening the doors to the spectacular Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Museum provides an unprecedented highlight for the annual Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration June 27-29 that honors an 11-member 2013 class of state sports greats.

The Grand Opening for the new $23 million museum is Friday night, June 28, the first [...]

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 [...]