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2 Teens Arrested for Burglary

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Two Alexandria teens are arrested over the weekend for reportedly breaking into vehicles on Lisa Street
17-year-olds Devontay Krumvieda and Deonte Potier are charged with burglary and resisting an officer.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession

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A man is arrested for drugs after being stopped for a traffic offense. Police stopped 19-year-old Reginald Bennett of Alexandria yesterday in the 28 hundred block of Masonic Drive, and they say they smelled marijuana.
Bennett is charged with possession of marijuana and with drug paraphernalia.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

Health Officer: Vaccines Required for Kids to Attend School

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Next month kids return to school. But are they ready? Preparation is not just about uniforms and supplies. Our area public health officer says parents need to think about vaccinations.

More information is always available from your child’s doctor or from the area health unit.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

Man Arrested for Cocaine Distribution

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Alexandria police arrest a man for cocaine distribution and resisting arrest. They arrested Fredrick Lockett of Alexandria, in the 27 hundred block of 6th Street.
Police say he ran when they tried to talk to him after he emerged from the back of an abandoned house.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

State Takes Child From Parents After Suspicion of Abuse

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A 16 month old is now in the care of the state after his mother and a man in the home are arrested for cruelty. 30-year-old Jerry Chew and 23-year-old Michelle Littleton were arrested Sunday.
It happened in the 15 hundred block of Bringhurst after authorities saw bruises and other marks on the child’s legs and [...]

Police Searching for Suspicious Man

Pineville police need help finding a man who frightened girls playing in their yard. It happened Saturday afternoon on Donahue Ferry Road between the Pineville Expressway and Edgewood Drive.
The man drove into the yard. The mom came outside, and the man got back in his vehicle and sped off.
Police say the man drove a gray [...]

Road Closure: US167 Southbound Off Ramp to Hwy. 28 East

US 167, Purple Heart Bridge – US 165;
Rapides Parish;  LA;
Project # H.010321;
Control Section 023-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Thursday July 17, 2014 at 10:00 PM, construction work will begin on the Southbound off ramp from US 167 (Pineville Expressway) to LA 28 East.
In addition, [...]

Road Closure: LA463, 221 feet South of Vernon Parish Line

LA 463: 221’ S of Vernon Parish Line – LA 121
Vernon and Rapides Parish: SP H.010367.6
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that, weather permitting, work will begin on the LA 463 Asphaltic Concrete Overlay and Base Stabilization Project on Monday, July 21, 2014 and will continue for approximately (4) four months. The [...]

State Police Looking for Candidates

Students entering their senior year this fall are thinking about what they need to do for a career after high school and Louisiana State Police are always looking for good candidates willing to meet the qualifications.

For up-to-date information on what is required, go www.lsp.org to find out more.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/14/14

LA Teen Challenge Helps Fight Teen Addiction

Louisiana Teen Challenge is a faith based program to help fight teen addiction.  The organization currently has eight homes across the state and has been in Louisiana for more than 30 years.
As Akeam Ashford reports, they’re saving lives and leading people away from addiction.

KLAX ABC 31 News 7/14/14