On Thursday, Alexandria Police arrested 26-year-old Ivan Jones of Alexandria; he is charged with Felony Theft over $500.
Police were called to JC Penney’s on Masonic Drive Thursday afternoon in reference to a shoplifter in custody. When officers arrived, they found that Jones was detained by the stores Loss Prevention Officer.
According the the press release, [...]
Patricia Annette Mertens
The Alexandria Police department’s Street Team arrests a woman in a lab coat Wednesday night on a drug possession charge.
While on routine patrol, Police stopped Patricia Mertens in the area of South Harvard and Harris Streets for having an expired sticker.
They say she appeared very nervous; they ended up finding two baggies of [...]
crazy ants_courtesy CNN
Colonies of tiny terrors are invading the U.S. They’re called crazy ants, and they’re on the move eating up just about everything in their path.
Crazy ants! Sounds like a children’s toy, or your mother’s eccentric sisters, but these things are a lot less fun.
Tawny crazy ants are native to South America; they’re invasive [...]
The future of Huey Long Hospital, the public facility for the uninsured in our area, is now a deal in the making. The state plans to shut down the facility in Pineville.
It’s the oldest of its kind in the state. They plan to move operations to the former England Air Base Hospital at the [...]
Spc. Christopher R. Drake
PINEVILLE, La. – The U.S. Department of Defense announced the death of a Louisiana National Guard Soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Christopher R. Drake, 20, of Tickfaw, La., died May 26 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned [...]
James Morgan III
May 27, 2013 – On 05-25-2013 Alexandria Police arrested James Morgan III, 42 of Alexandria and charged him with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.
On 05-25-2013, APD officers were dispatched to Huey P Long Hospital to investigate a reported stabbing. Upon officer’s arrival, they found a 17 year old male victim who reported he [...]
The LSU Alexandria Foundation announced today the receipt of its largest individual gift for the establishment of an endowed scholarship. The announcement was made at the Foundation’s quarterly board meeting.
Arnold Aubert Vernon, a resident of Oceanside, Calif., made a gift of more than $300,000 to LSUA with the intent of establishing the Arnold Aubert Vernon [...]
39-year-old Victor Jackson Sermons of Boyce
52-year-old David Albert Andries. Jr. of Boyce
May 27, 2013 – On May 20, 2013 at approximately 2 a.m., a deputy on routine patrol in the Glenmora area observed a truck being pulled out of a wooded area on East River Rd. The truck was being pulled by a second vehicle [...]
AMoA is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission
to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the
National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense
[ALEXANDRIA, LA – Today Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, [...]
A Jena man is killed over the holiday weekend in Catahoula Parish. Troopers responded to the accident around 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning.
Troopers say 36-year-old Benjamin Doyle Hailey lost control of his utility-terrain vehicle on Parham Road near Highway 600. According to the press release, after loosing control, he drove off the road and started over [...]