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Ethiopian Faces Jail Time for Resisting Deportation

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A federal jury in Alexandria convicts an Ethiopian national for refusing deportation. 30-year-old Henok Retta refused to be placed on Read More →

Man Arrested for Inappropriate Behavior with 2 Children

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Rapides detectives arrest a man for inappropriate behavior with two small children. He’s 58-year-old John William Gilcrease Junior of Pineville. Read More →

New Rapides Registrar Sworn In

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A new Rapides Parish Registrar of Voters takes over today and it’s an office once held by her late father. Read More →

Holiday Travel Expected to be at 8 Year High

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You can be a part of history from now through Sunday. Triple A expects Independence Day travel will be at Read More →

Plastipak Expanding Pineville Facility

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A Pineville plant is investing 9-million dollars in its facility to add new production lines and hire more workers. The Read More →

Details Clarified in Trooper-Involved Shooting

A state police spokesperson clarifies details following a trooper-involved shooting yesterday. Authorities confirm the trooper has been treated and released Read More →

Food Bank Receives $25,000 Donation

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Leebo’s “Get It N Gone” presented a $25,000 check to the Food Bank today. It’s part of the convenience store’s Read More →

Local State Trooper Involved in Shooting

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A state trooper is involved in a shooting. He was on routine patrol about 2:30 this afternoon at Highway 1 Read More →

19 Arrested in LaSalle Drug Round-Up

LaSalle deputies announce a drug round-up netting some 19 arrests. Sheriff Scott Franklin called the operation Fielder’s Choice because, he Read More →

Former Firemen Arrested in Arson Case

Top, left to right: Darryl Blount, Thomas Gilbert, and Bobby Murray. 
Bottom, left to right: Kenneth Sweet, Jeremy West, and Johnny West.

State fire marshals arrest six for arsons in Oakdale. Three served as volunteer firefighters with Oakdale and Allen parish District Read More →