Category Archives: Local Headlines

APD Officer Shoots Fort Polk Soldier Over Weekend

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State Police are investigating an APD officer-involved shooting that happened over the weekend. Troopers say the Alexandria police officer shot Read More →

Jury Selection Begins in Thomas Sanders Trial

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Jury selection is underway for the man accused of killing a 12-year-old girl four years ago. Thomas Sanders is being Read More →

Plane Crash Kills One, Injures Another

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An elderly man is dead and another person is badly injured in a small plane crash yesterday morning in Natchitoches Read More →

Police Search for Escaped Inmate

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Federal prison officials are looking for 26-year-old inmate who they say walked away from the prison camp yesterday. Juan Garza Read More →

Congressional Race Drops to 6 Men

The crowded race for the 5th congressional district is now among 6 men. Libertarian Party Member Clay Grant says he Read More →

AEX to Receive Almost $1 Million in Funding

Almost a million dollars in funding is headed to the Alexandria International Airport. The money is earmarked for construction, safety Read More →

Jury Selection Begins Monday in Sanders Trial

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Jury selection is to begin Monday in Alexandria Federal Court for the capital murder trial of Thomas Steven Sanders. Sanders Read More →

77-Year-Old Man Goes Missing

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Area law enforcement agents are looking for a disabled man from Sugartown in Beauregard Parish. 77-year-old Kelly Reeves was last Read More →

Camper Catches Fire While Traveling Down Hwy. 107

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A camper fire on Highway 107 during late rush-hour traffic causes gridlock in Pineville. The camper was being towed when Read More →

Charlie Dewitt Considers Running for Alexandria Mayor

Will Alexandria Mayor Jacques Roy have a familiar name on the ballot opposing him? One well-sourced blogger says some around Read More →