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65-year-old Paul Washington dead after an auto-pedestrian collision in Alexandria (Alexandria, LA)

65-year-old Paul Washington dead after an auto-pedestrian collision in Alexandria (Alexandria, LA)Nationwide Report. Authorities identified 65-year-old Paul Washington as the man who lost his life after being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday evening in Alexandria. As per the initial information, the fatal auto-pedestrian crash was reported at about 9:15 p.m. on the intersection of Lee Street and Thornton Court [...]
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Town of Colfax swears in new mayor, three new alderpeople

COLFAX, La. (KALB) - A packed house gathered inside the Grant Parish Civic Center on Thursday, June 30, to see a new mayor and three new alderpeople get sworn into office. Garland Brossette was elected as the next mayor of the town of Colfax after defeating the incumbent mayor, Gerald Hamilton, with 61% of the votes.
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Residents Respond to Utility Bill Issues

The City of Alexandria is experiencing a cybersecurity breach and it is affecting the utility system database. Javon Green is concerned about the cost of her next utility bill. She feels like she has enough trouble paying for food and gas. She says the utility company is not giving them...
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Driver from Ball arrested following fatal hit-and-run in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A Ball resident has been arrested following a fatal hit-and-run with a motorcyclist in Alexandria on June 28, 2022. Alexandria police said Leandra McNeal, 44, was charged with one count of felony hit and run, one count of driving under suspension and one count of failure to yield.
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RPSO Makes Arrest In Fentanyl Overdose

In the early months of 2022, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office launched an an investigation into a fentanyl related overdose death that occurred in the Pineville area. Through their investigation, Brian Dewayne Allen was identified as the alleged dealer of the fentanyl which lead to the overdose. RADE Agents continued investigating Allen’s involvement in distribution and were able to acquire arrest warrants for Distribution of CDS II (fentanyl).
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An Evening With Mike Epps moved to Saturday, August 13

ALEXANDRIA, La. (WNTZ) – According The Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority (GAEDA), The Mike Epps event scheduled for July 23 at Rapides Parish Coliseum has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 13 at 8 PM. Tickets that have already been purchased will remain valid for the new date. The date change was necessitated by the acquisition of ICM Partners by CAA (Creative Artists Agency).
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Pedestrian killed on Lee Street in traffic accident

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A pedestrian was hit and killed Tuesday evening in a traffic accident on Lee Street, according to Alexandria police. APD responded around 9:15 p.m. to a report of a vehicle that hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Lee Street and Thornton Court. The victim has been identified as Paul Washington, 65, of Alexandria.
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‘Meds to Beds’: Cabrini Hospital offers new pharmacy program

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital is helping patients cut out taking a trip to the pharmacy to get their prescriptions after a hospital stay or visit. The Christus Pharmacy is now open inside the hospital’s doctor’s building and is available for all patients to fill their...
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Session Sit-Down: Constitutional Carry Bill Fails Again

Former LSUA guard Kelsey Thaxton prepares to be a Lady Demon. Earlier in June, former LSU of Alexandria guard Kelsey Thaxton announced she was transferring to Northwestern State University. She played the last four seasons as a General and decided to use her COVID-year to continue to play the sport she loves as a Lady Demon.
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Rich Dupree sworn in as Mayor of Pinville

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - Rich Dupree was sworn in as the Mayor of Pineville at a special city council meeting on Thursday, June 30. Dupree was confirmed as the mayor-elect on May 5 after a call for a recount of the April 30 runoff election votes against James Rachal. He served as the chief of staff to long-time Pineville mayor Clarence Fields throughout his tenure in office.
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Session Sit-Down: Reforming the Juvenile Justice System

Former LSUA guard Kelsey Thaxton prepares to be a Lady Demon. Earlier in June, former LSU of Alexandria guard Kelsey Thaxton announced she was transferring to Northwestern State University. She played the last four seasons as a General and decided to use her COVID-year to continue to play the sport she loves as a Lady Demon.
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