Category Archives: Local Headlines

Three Alexandria Teens Booked on Burglary Charges

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Nicholas King
Darius Mitchell
Chaquirion Parker
The School Resource Officer at North Bayou Rapides Elementary was advised of a burglary in the area of Hideaway Subdivision.  The SRO saw the suspects running behind the school and maintained visual contact until Patrol Deputies arrived.
Upon arrival, deputies located and detained three suspects identified as 18 year-old Darius Mitchell, 17 year-old [...]

Subject Charged with Multiple Burglaries

Joshua Joseph

Rapides deputies responded to a burglary on Stilly Road in Pineville.  According to the victim, the residence had been the subject of many break ins which went back as far as three years.  Detectives from the Tioga Substation also responded to investigate the burglary.
After speaking with the home owner and canvassing the immediate area, detectives [...]

Suspect Wanted in Boyce Burglary

Suspect Wanted

On February 24th, deputies from the Boyce Sub-station responded to Kendall Lane in Boyce in reference to a burglary.
The victim advised that while she was in the hospital, her residence was burglarized and her jewelry was missing.  The case was turned over to RPSO Detectives for further investigation and their findings revealed there were three [...]

Sandstone Multi-Use Trail Opens

Trail Opens

Pineville, La. – The Sandstone Multi-use trial will open on Saturday, April 19.  The popular motorized trail is seasonally closed. “Although we have received a lot of rain recently, we are experiencing good drying conditions. We plan to open the trail early this year so riders can take advantage of the spring weather,” explained Mike [...]

LC To Seek New President After Trustee Meeting

Besieged Louisiana College President Joe Aguillard is out as of August 1st.  The board of trustees chairman issued a statement saying Aguillard will be named president emeritus but an interim head will take over the Southern Baptist 4-year school in Pineville.
Doctor Argile Smith will serve until the board hires a new president.
Aguillard has been under [...]

LC Board of Trustees Meets Today and Tomorrow

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The regular meeting of Louisiana College’s Board of Trustees is taking place today and tomorrow.  The president of Louisiana College, Joe Aguillard is said to be the subject of that meeting.
And, while the latest official statements from the board chairman have been supportive of the president, some are saying there are trustees who will take [...]

U.S. Attorney Warns About Identity Theft

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Tax season brings a higher risk of identity theft.  And with time to file running out, the US Attorney for one local district wants to remind the public to be especially careful when handing out personal information contained in tax forms.

Finley also says refusing to give personal information over the phone is a good idea.
KLAX [...]

LAGOP, Governor Call for McAllister Resignation

The Chairman of the State Republican Party and the Governor call for the resignation of 5th District Congressman Vance McAllister.
The Monroe-area Republican has come under fire recently due to the release of a video showing McAllister in a romantic embrace with another married member of his staff.
He has issued statements saying he will not resign, [...]

Breakfast Kicks Off Annual CMN Fundraiser

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The annual Children’s Miracle Network will be broadcasted here on KLAX-TV in June.
To help in building the excitement, a breakfast is held this morning to announce the plans.  This breakfast is the official kick-off for the CMN fundraiser.  Every dollar raised by CMN stays right here for the children of Central Louisiana.
The local CMN hospital [...]

Missing Juveniles Found in New Orleans

Saint Landry officials say a couple of children reported missing earlier this week is cancelled.  12-year-old Ariel Robin and 15-year-old Henry Bieber Junior were found unharmed in New Orleans.
The 2 were identified as at-risk runaways.
KLAX ABC 31 News 4/10/14