Category Archives: Local Headlines

Police Chief Mourns Loss of Parents from Fire

One area town’s police chief is mourning the loss of his parents after a fire. John and Florence Berguin were Read More →

Local Policeman Honored with Saved By the Belt Award

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Seatbelts save lives every day and today a special officer from Central Louisiana was honored for wearing his. Louisiana State Read More →

APD Investigate Shooting of 16 Year Old

Alexandria police are investigating the shooting of a 16-year-old girl. They were called to the 52 hundred block of Lacassine Read More →

11 Convicted in Welfare Fraud

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The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announces convictions of 11 in the state that fraudulently received more than Read More →

RPSO Alerts Public to Warrant Scam

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Scammers are targeting people in our area over the phone. The Rapides Sheriff’s Office says crooks are calling and claiming Read More →

Man Accused of Firearm Crimes to Remain in Federal Custody

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A man accused of firearm crimes will remain in federal custody. In August, Catahoula deputies say they seized explosives and Read More →

Marshals Transfer Sanders to Federal Prison

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The man sentenced last week to die for the murder of a 12-year-old girl is being transferred. 57-year-old Thomas Steven Read More →

Man Arrested on 36 Counts of Harassing Telephone Language

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A south Louisiana man is arrested for 36 counts of harassing telephone language. He’s 27-year-old Frankie Josh Billiot of Houma. Read More →

APD Make Counterfeit Money Arrest

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Alexandria police make an arrest for counterfeit money. He’s 30-year-old Tyrone Wesley of Alexandria, who was arrested over the weekend Read More →

Fiery Crash in Vernon Parish Kills 2

A fiery crash in Vernon Parish kills two people yesterday morning. Troopers are not yet able to release the names, Read More →