Category Archives: Local Headlines

Man Arrested for Holding Woman Against Her Will

32-year-old Kendrick Dotson (left) and 25-year-old Ranji Sices (right)

Alexandria police say they’ve found a man who was wanted for holding a woman against her will and beating her. Read More →

Pineville Police Asks for Help Finding Woman


Pineville Police need help finding Sarah Kelsey. Here are two pictures of the 39-year-old woman last seen August 4th in Read More →

NSU Hosts Media Day


It’s Media Day for the Northwestern State Demons. ABC 31’s Taylor Rubach got an inside look of what fall sports Read More →

Vaccines on To-Do List for LA Parents

One of the must-haves for parents of young children are vaccines. Here’s a look behind the shots in one school Read More →

How to Keep Children Safe in School Zones


Thousands of kids are injured every year in school zones. Today, ABC 31 News’ Reporter Bennett Roland Jr. takes a Read More →

Ribbon Cutting: Little Sprouts


The Chamber Red-Coats welcomed Little Sprouts into its new location yesterday. Little Sprouts is a day care open to kids Read More →

Vernon Military Families to Benefit from Federal Grant

The federal government is providing a one and a half million-dollar grant to Vernon Parish Schools for students whose families Read More →

Local Officer Wins DARE Officer of the Year Award


The Louisiana DARE Officer of the Year is Sergeant K.J. Hawthorne of Rapides parish. The award was made at the Read More →

Miss LA Visits Cabrini NICU

The patients in the NICU at Cabrini Hospital had a special visitor yesterday. Miss Louisiana 2015, April Nelson, took a Read More →

Angola Considered One of the Safest Prisons in America

Angola is the largest adult male maximum-security prison in the nation. It was once known as the bloodiest prison in Read More →