[ June 25, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The Department of Transportation and Development will host a public meeting to discuss the upcoming construction of a roundabout in Winn Parish at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 84 and La. 34.
The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 25, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. At the East Winnfield Church located at 6586 Hwy 34 [...]
Vernon Deputies arrest a man they say was driving with a child while smoking marijuana.
Deputies charge 26-year-old Richard Bottini of Leesville with cruelty to a juvenile as well as possession of marijuana.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/11/13
Summer school is underway at LSU Alexandria.
And the school’s interim chancellor is also pumping up the volume on luring more students to the institution.
A search committee is now meeting to select the next permanent chancellor to succeed David Manuel, who left for another presidency job in Missouri last month.
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Pineville officials are making an historic vote right now when it comes to certain alcohol sales in the city.
The City got word today the Governor has signed into law legislation to allow a vote in October on restaurant sales only.
The city, home of Louisiana College, has historically been dry. But city leaders now [...]
A body found inside a car pulled from a Louisiana bayou over the weekend has been positively identified.
New Orleans Police say the results of an autopsy confirm the remains are those of missing teacher Terrilyn Monette.
26-year-old Monette was last seen leaving a New Orleans bar in early March.
A police diver located her [...]
Rapides deputies arrest an Alexandria woman for drug distribution.
Deputies say they regularly received information that Tiffany Beth Goldstein had been selling meth. After conducting a search of her home on Magnolia Street, drug agents say they found meth and other illegal drugs.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/10/13
Alexandria Police are investigating the death of a Roman Catholic priest found dead in his hotel room early Friday.
Forty-eight year old Father Medina-Cruz was removed from his post in Cottonport after allegations of wrongdoing with a child.
That investigation was still pending and no charges were ever filed.
Police say there are no signs of [...]
Some great entertainment at Sea World over the weekend.
A sea lion jumps off the rocks in its enclosure and makes a break for it. Zookeepers at the park chase the little guy down. Those watching, especially kids, find the whole thing pretty funny.
Eventually, zookeepers capture him using nets and put him safely back [...]
Drug agents arrest three people for what they say are sales of crack in the Dallas Street area.
Rapides deputies arrested Larry Molette Junior, Cortez Duncantel and Demetrius Jackson Junior, all of Alexandria.
All are charged with distribution.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/10/13
Fifth District Congressman Rodney Alexander meets today with the new local VA Director.
Alexander toured the VA Medical Center with Martin Traxler, the new director. Traxler recently took over the reins for the center. He and the Congressman were able to talk about health care issues for veterans.
This VA Medical Center is offering extensive [...]