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Alexandria Police Bust Three for Burglaries and a Stabbing

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James Edward Reed, 37
It’s a busy time for Alexandria Police as they bust some car burglary suspects and crack a several month old case.
First, 37-year-old James Reed of Alexandria; police spent nine months looking for him in a domestic stabbing case.  There are no details on where police found him.  That stabbing happened in the [...]

New Venue for Local Ticket Purchases

There’s a new way to buy tickets in town for arts and other events.  It’s called Ticket Central, and it works a lot like Ticketmaster.

To access Ticket central, visit Ticket-Central.org or call (318) 445-7705.  The people there can help you navigate through various events to get tickets for the dates, times and prices you want.
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Over 500 Students Tour Kent House

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More than 500 students are roaming around Kent House today.  These students are learning about the lifestyles of early Americans.
Kent House is a 19th century raised cottage-type plantation home that actually supported families who lived within its walls for generations.  Students learn about the former residents by digging to find artifacts and by observing what [...]

“Grease the Musical” Opening at Pineville High

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“Grease the Musical” opens tomorrow night at Pineville High.  It’s an American high school love story, first performed in 1971.  You may recall some of the classic songs like “You’re the One That I Want” and “Greased Lightning.”  It was made into a popular movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
Three members of the cast [...]

Shelter in South LA Searches for Dog Homes

A parish shelter in south Louisiana is in need of help placing more than two dozen dogs.  The shelter has been above capacity since last week.  As Erin Steuber reports, people are dropping off their pets after hours and in some cases, throwing them over the fence.

Most dogs are available for a $25 adoption fee.
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City Parks Get New Signs

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City parks are getting a little sprucing up.  New signs will grace the entrances to all the parks, like this one in Martin Park.  They’ll identify the park and provide regulations.
Martin Park also has signage about its disc golf course.

The signage is part of the master plan for parks and recreation.  The project designer was [...]

Insurance Commissioner Addresses Obamacare Implementation

State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says there are 5 major issues connected to Obamacare, which starts October 1st.  The first, whether there’s a penalty for not having health insurance.

Other points he brings up are:  are subsidies available, plans are by categories, companies cannot deny applicants, and small business owners have a program.
KLAX ABC 31 News [...]

Man and Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder

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A man and woman are arrested for attempted murder in connection with a shooting that happened on MacArthur Drive.  They’re Allisa Smith and Antonio Veal, both of Alexandria.
The victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
Smith was arrested with help from the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force yesterday.  Veal was taken into custody today.
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Alexandria Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

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An Alexandria man is arrested after shooting another man on Lee Street early Sunday morning.  Major Tarleton Junior is charged with second-degree attempted murder.
The victim was treated and released from a local hospital.
KLAX ABC 31 News 9/24/13

Juvenile Arrested for Shooting Death

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Alexandria Police arrest a juvenile for a shooting death last night in the 18 hundred block of Orchard.  The victim is 19-year-old Antonio Jones.  He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Today, police arrested a 16-year-old for murder.  Because of the age, the name cannot be released.  If he’s tried as an adult, then the [...]