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Dognapping in Pineville


A couple visiting Pineville from Boulder Colorado had their hearts broken as they beloved pet was stolen right in front of them.  The story below is Jason’s plea for everyone to be on the look-out and help find “Madly.”
Hello, My name is Jason and I’m in Pineville visiting my in-laws and was letting my dog [...]

Child Support Offender

Gerald Kees Phillips Piper

Gerald Kees Phillips Piper
An Alexandria man is among 18 dead beat dads wanted for roughly $866,000 in child support.
Officials say Gerald Kees Phillips Piper owes almost $25,000. He is listed among the worse offenders, but there are many more with bills past due totaling more than 1.3 billion dollars.
If you can help children and family [...]

Murder Conviction in Alexandria

James Craig Johnson, Jr

James Craig Johnson, Jr
James Craig Johnson, Jr. of Alexandria was found guilty of murdering Jacqueline Bazert.
Prosecutor Monique Metoyer says Johnson stabbed Bazart more than 139 times on 15th Street in January of 2012.
Metoyer also says Johnson will be sentenced to life in prison on November 22nd
– KLAX ABC 31 News. November 13, 2013

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Stroke Rehabilitation
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Police Pull over an Ice Cream Van and Find Drugs

Trae Williams
Mark Leduff
On Tuesday, Alexandria Police arrested 18-year-old Mark Leduff of Alexandria and 17-year-old Trae Williams of Marksville.
APD Officers were patrolling in the 100 Block of Louisiana Avenue, when they spotted an Ice Cream van that failed to signal while making a turn. The officers conducted a traffic stop.
Officers noticed the driver Mark Leduff acting [...]

Alexandria Man Arrested Accused of Shoplifting from JC Penney

Ivan Jones

Ivan Jones
On Thursday, Alexandria Police arrested 26-year-old Ivan Jones of Alexandria; he is charged with Felony Theft over $500.
Police were called to JC Penney’s on Masonic Drive Thursday afternoon in reference to a shoplifter in custody. When officers arrived, they found that Jones was detained by the stores Loss Prevention Officer.
According the the press release, [...]

World Health Organization Issues Health Threat Warning


The World Health Organization is concerned about a new virus that it says could be a threat to the entire world. There are already 49 cases of this new strain of virus in eight countries.

Hollywood movies like “Contagion” are sobering reminders of the real threat of deadly viruses.
Reports of a new strain of a coronavirus [...]

APD Arrest a Woman in a Lab Coat on Drug Charges

Marijuana Arrest

Patricia Annette Mertens
The Alexandria Police department’s Street Team arrests a woman in a lab coat Wednesday night on a drug possession charge.
While on routine patrol, Police stopped Patricia Mertens in the area of South Harvard and Harris Streets for having an expired sticker.
They say she appeared very nervous; they ended up finding two baggies of [...]

NSU: Summer Sessions Begin


NATCHITOCHES – Two summer sessions begin Monday, June 3 at Northwestern State University.
The first four-week summer session will last until Friday, June 28. Early registration for the session is available until Sunday, June 2 through NSUConnect, which is available through the university’s homepage at NSUConnect is available daily from 5 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. [...]