Category Archives: Local Headlines

Grant Deputies Arrest 2 For Attempting to Apprehend Alleged Car Thief

Adam Kertz (left) and Robert Burgess Junior (right) are accused of breaking into the wrong home to apprehend a suspect.

Grant deputies say a man decided to take the law into his own hands, and now he’s under arrest. They Read More →

US Census Data Shows LA Incomes Rising Slowly

U.S. census data shows more of us in Louisiana are working, but household incomes are rising at a slow but Read More →

Electricians Still Working to Repair Courthouse Electricity

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Electricians are working through the weekend to repair a malfunction that darkened the Federal Courthouse in Alexandria and interrupted the Read More →

Janet Dixon Says Ethics Charges Are False

Rapides Parish School Board President Janet Dixon denied any wrongful actions in connection with the hiring of the current school Read More →

Exchange Club Hosts Candidates for DA

Long-time district attorney in Rapides Parish James Downs is retiring and 3 local attorneys are seeking that seat on November Read More →

Officer Cleared of Wrongdoing in Shooting of Man with Sword

A Pineville police officer is cleared of any wrongdoing in a deathly shooting of a man who charged him with Read More →

Deputies Apprehend Work Release Escapee

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UPDATE 4:08PM: The inmate that escaped and stole a vehicle earlier today at his job site has been apprehended by Read More →

Sanders Trial Disrupted Due to Electrical Problems

The penalty phase of the Thomas Steven Sanders case in Alexandria Federal Court is disrupted and in recess until Monday. Read More →

2 Prominent LA Democrats Speak at Women’s Group

Two prominent Louisiana Democrats speak to a Democratic women’s group about their political plans. One is state representative John Bel Read More →

Former Head of Narcotics Admits to Malfeasance, Abuse of Power

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The former head of metro narcotics in Rapides Parish has been placed on probation after admitting to malfeasance and abuse Read More →