Category Archives: Local Headlines

Investigative Efforts Result in Child Predator Arrest

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Vernon Parish – Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Special Victims Unit/Alexandria Field Office arrested Ernest Kickel Read More →

Jury Selection Continues as Prosecution Plans to Ask for Death Penalty

Jury selection is in its second day for 57-year-old Thomas Sanders. The procedure is slow, because the prosecution is asking Read More →

Qualifying Tomorrow Thru Friday for Fall Elections

Politics in Louisiana are heating up this week. Qualifying for the fall elections begins tomorrow and ends Friday. Statewide and Read More →

Jury Convicts Man of Shooting Up Convenience Store

CHARLES E. JACKSON, 29 of Alexandria, was charged with ATTEMPTED MURDER and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon Read More →

Boil Advisory Issued for Parts of Alexandria

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Alexandria, Louisiana—Damage to a 12-inch water pipe Monday has resulted in the need for a boil water advisory for a Read More →

Another Candidate Enters Pineville City Marshall Race

Another candidate is out of the gate for Pineville City Marshal. Jay Slayter is currently the commander for the Rapides Read More →

Federal Judge Orders City of Alexandria to Pay Attorney in CLECO Case

The City of Alexandria is now under a federal court deadline to pay the legal fees for one of the Read More →

Man Arrested in Fatal Crash Follow-Up

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In a follow-up to a deadly accident on August 6th, State Police arrest a man from Basile. Troopers say as Read More →

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 →