Rachael Thomas, KALB News Channel 5

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Past articles by Rachael:

Bossier man accused of possessing child porn, destroying evidence

During the investigation, detectives reportedly found images of prepubescent children under the age of 13. → Read More

Archaeological worker dies suddenly while in Kisatchie National Forest

Officials believe her death may be heat-related. → Read More

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in Caddo Parish early Sunday morning

It had a peak wind speed of 110 mph and traveled about a mile and a half. → Read More

10-foot alligator blocks I-49 by sunbathing on road

Drivers on I-49 in DeSoto Parish got quite the surprise Friday morning (May 6). → Read More

Gas well explosion reported at BAFB; 2 injured

An explosion of a gas well on Barksdale Air Force Base was reported just before noon on Tuesday, April 19. → Read More

Tree crashes through house in Natchitoches Parish, narrowly missing baby asleep in bedroom

Severe weather moved through the ArkLaTex Wednesday morning (March 30), causing one family in Natchitoches Parish to become trapped inside their home. → Read More

Man found guilty of beating, stabbing woman in front of her young child

A man from Shreveport has been found guilty of severely beating a woman in front of her young child back in 2020. → Read More

50-year-old man accused in child pornography case

A 50-year-old man is facing charges after being accused in a child pornography investigation. → Read More

41-year-old Plain Dealing man accused of sexually abusing juvenile, providing victim with marijuana

A 41-year-old man from Plain Dealing has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a juvenile. → Read More

2 men rescued from Toledo Bend after boat floods in fishing tournament

Two men were rescued from Toledo Bend Saturday, Feb. 12 thanks to the efforts of LDWF. → Read More

Plain Dealing man found guilty of sexual battery of child under 15

A 45-year-old man has been found guilty of sexual battery of a child under 15. → Read More

La. Supreme Court judge rules Ochsner has right to fire its employees for failure to comply with vaccine mandate

A Louisiana Supreme Court judge has reinstated a vaccine mandate at one of the state’s largest hospital systems. → Read More

Natchitoches man accused of shooting at group of people popping fireworks day before New Year’s Eve

The Natchitoches Police Department has made an arrest in a shooting that happened back on Dec. 30, 2021. → Read More

Haughton man facing 30 counts of possession of child porn

A 35-year-old man from Haughton is facing charges after allegedly being caught with child pornography. → Read More

48-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting child under 12

A 48-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a child under the age of 12. → Read More

3 injured when train collides with truck in Natchitoches Parish

Three people were injured Tuesday morning (Dec. 14) in a train vs. vehicle situation in Natchitoches Parish. → Read More

Hue Jackson announced as 14th head coach at Grambling State

The Grambling State University Department of Athletics will introduce its new head football coach Friday, Dec. 10. → Read More

Escaped inmate from Baton Rouge area captured in Bossier City

An inmate who escaped from a facility in the Baton Rouge area has been captured in Bossier City. → Read More

Grover Cannon appealing conviction of 2015 killing Shreveport police officer, Thomas LaValley

On Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, lawyers for the convicted cop killer were back in court, arguing to overturn that conviction before a three judge panel of the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal. → Read More

Football to make a return at Centenary College in 2024

Centenary College President Christopher Holoman announced that the college will again have a football team. → Read More