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  • Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus in Allen Parish

    Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus in Allen Parish

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:58:20 GMT
    (Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC)(Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC)

    The latest results, show 11 pool samples testing positive for the virus with one human case in Allen Parish.

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    The latest results, show 11 pool samples testing positive for the virus with one human case in Allen Parish.

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  • Surviving the Storm - A KPLC Hurricane Special

    Surviving the Storm - A KPLC Hurricane Special

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:14:49 GMT
    Southwest Louisiana has a history of attracting powerful storms. With every devastating hurricane, we learn more and are able to advance technology to better predict, track and prepare for storms. In our 2017 Hurricane Special we present the latest information our this year's hurricane season and provide some tips on how to prepare. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.   More >>
    Southwest Louisiana has a history of attracting powerful storms. With every devastating hurricane, we learn more and are able to advance technology to better predict, track and prepare for storms. In our 2017 Hurricane Special we present the latest information our this year's hurricane season and provide some tips on how to prepare. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.   More >>
  • 5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

    5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-08-16 13:28:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:09:14 GMT

    The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii.

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    The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii.

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  • Calcasieu Parish libraries ask patrons to throw out eclipse glasses

    Calcasieu Parish libraries ask patrons to throw out eclipse glasses

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-08-17 00:02:59 GMT
    (Source: Wikipedia)(Source: Wikipedia)

    The much-anticipated solar eclipse happens Monday.  We'll see about a 70-percent eclipse here, weather permitting. To view the eclipse safely, you'll need special glasses. However, if you picked up eclipse glasses from any Calcasieu Parish Library location, you're asked to throw them away. There has been a lot of talk about knock-off Solar Eclipse glasses. Amazon has been experiencing some issues with phony glasses forcing them to give customer refunds. Calcasieu Parish Libra...

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    The much-anticipated solar eclipse happens Monday.  We'll see about a 70-percent eclipse here, weather permitting. To view the eclipse safely, you'll need special glasses. However, if you picked up eclipse glasses from any Calcasieu Parish Library location, you're asked to throw them away. There has been a lot of talk about knock-off Solar Eclipse glasses. Amazon has been experiencing some issues with phony glasses forcing them to give customer refunds. Calcasieu Parish Libra...

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  • State to take over operations of Allen Correction on Sept. 1

    State to take over operations of Allen Correction on Sept. 1

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:04:33 GMT
    (Source: Department of Corrections)(Source: Department of Corrections)
    The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections will officially take over operations of Allen Correctional Center on Sept. 1. The Geo Group notified the state in June that they would cease management operations at the prison at the end of August. Due to budget constraints last summer, the state changed Allen to a jail and reduced the inmate per diem. Over the past several weeks, department administrators and state and local leaders have worked on a plan to keep Allen...More >>
    The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections will officially take over operations of Allen Correctional Center on Sept. 1. The Geo Group notified the state in June that they would cease management operations at the prison at the end of August. Due to budget constraints last summer, the state changed Allen to a jail and reduced the inmate per diem. Over the past several weeks, department administrators and state and local leaders have worked on a plan to keep Allen...More >>
  • LSU acquires possible Mike VII

    LSU acquires possible Mike VII

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:59:34 GMT
    "Harvey" (Source: LSU)"Harvey" (Source: LSU)

    A potential Mike VII has arrived.

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    A potential Mike VII has arrived.

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain chances will be lower the rest of this week, but it will be quite warm!

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain chances will be lower the rest of this week, but it will be quite warm!

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:48:47 GMT
    Drier weather for the next few daysDrier weather for the next few days
    Once again we saw a good scattering of showers and thunderstorms although they moved on to the north out of our area quickly.  It remained fairly overcast and that helped to keep temperatures from getting out of control.  The clouds should slowly clear this evening and temperatures will once again struggle to get out of the 80s.  By Thursday morning lows will range from the mid 70s north of I-10, upper 70s along I-10, and low 80s at the coast.  For the rest of the...More >>
    Once again we saw a good scattering of showers and thunderstorms although they moved on to the north out of our area quickly.  It remained fairly overcast and that helped to keep temperatures from getting out of control.  The clouds should slowly clear this evening and temperatures will once again struggle to get out of the 80s.  By Thursday morning lows will range from the mid 70s north of I-10, upper 70s along I-10, and low 80s at the coast.  For the rest of the...More >>
  • LEGAL CORNER: If my landlord posted a 5-day notice to vacate do I have to have all my stuff out in 5 days?

    LEGAL CORNER: If my landlord posted a 5-day notice to vacate do I have to have all my stuff out in 5 days?

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:38:17 GMT
    Source: KPLCSource: KPLC

    Submit your question to news@kplctv.com. QUESTION: My landlord posted a five-day Notice to Vacate on my door because I was a little late with the rent. Does that mean I have to have all my stuff out in five days? Proper procedure must be followed.  When the tenant breaches the lease agreement (i.e., fails to pay rent), the landlord must first deliver a written Notice to Vacate to the tenant.  This notice gives the tenant five days, not counting weekends or h...

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    Submit your question to news@kplctv.com. QUESTION: My landlord posted a five-day Notice to Vacate on my door because I was a little late with the rent. Does that mean I have to have all my stuff out in five days? Proper procedure must be followed.  When the tenant breaches the lease agreement (i.e., fails to pay rent), the landlord must first deliver a written Notice to Vacate to the tenant.  This notice gives the tenant five days, not counting weekends or h...

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  • BREAKING

    Caretaker accused of biting elderly woman to death now facing murder charge

    Caretaker accused of biting elderly woman to death now facing murder charge

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-08-16 18:55:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-08-16 18:58:33 GMT
    Jennifer Lea Collins (Source: Sharp Co. Jail via Vinelink)Jennifer Lea Collins (Source: Sharp Co. Jail via Vinelink)
  • Students face changes when heading back to school

    Students face changes when heading back to school

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:39:40 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Going back to school can mean big changes for students of all ages. 

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    Going back to school can mean big changes for students of all ages. 

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  • Report: Saints fire doctors after misdiagnosis of Breaux's injury

    Report: Saints fire doctors after misdiagnosis of Breaux's injury

    Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.Delvin Breaux at Saints training camp.

    Originally diagnosed as a knee contusion, Breaux actually has a fractured fibula and will miss 4-6 weeks.

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    Originally diagnosed as a knee contusion, Breaux actually has a fractured fibula and will miss 4-6 weeks.

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  • Groundbreaking for $200 million housing development

    Groundbreaking for $200 million housing development

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-08-17 00:16:45 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Groundbreaking for a huge housing Development in Iowa. The Sugarcane Townes development will cost about $200 million, making it one of the largest developments ever in Southwest Louisiana.

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    Groundbreaking for a huge housing Development in Iowa. The Sugarcane Townes development will cost about $200 million, making it one of the largest developments ever in Southwest Louisiana.

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  • TDL: Two-A-Days - Elton Indians

    TDL: Two-A-Days - Elton Indians

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-08-16 22:06:50 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    2016 resulted in a .500 season and a first-round playoff victory for the Elton Indians. This year, the goal is to get further.     "We're expecting a little more out of them this year and it all started with the off season and the summer workouts. The summer workouts have been the best we've had in 5 years." The Indians' have the groundwork laid for the upcoming season with returning starters, it's just about how far they'll take it. "We were 6-6 last year, ...More >>
    2016 resulted in a .500 season and a first-round playoff victory for the Elton Indians. This year, the goal is to get further.     "We're expecting a little more out of them this year and it all started with the off season and the summer workouts. The summer workouts have been the best we've had in 5 years." The Indians' have the groundwork laid for the upcoming season with returning starters, it's just about how far they'll take it. "We were 6-6 last year, ...More >>
  • McNeese women's basketball releases 2017-18 schedule

    McNeese women's basketball releases 2017-18 schedule

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:57:26 GMT
    (Source; Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source; Brady Renard/KPLC)
    McNeese’s 29-game 2017-18 women’s basketball schedule is highlighted by a 15-game home slate, as the team’s 2017-18 schedule was released Wednesday by second year head coach Kacie Cryer. “I m excited to release our 2017-2018 schedule,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “We are excited about this upcoming season as we will be returning 10 players along with four freshmen. We are also excited to see the return of our three ACL injured kids from last seaso...More >>
    McNeese’s 29-game 2017-18 women’s basketball schedule is highlighted by a 15-game home slate, as the team’s 2017-18 schedule was released Wednesday by second year head coach Kacie Cryer. “I m excited to release our 2017-2018 schedule,” said head coach Kacie Cryer. “We are excited about this upcoming season as we will be returning 10 players along with four freshmen. We are also excited to see the return of our three ACL injured kids from last seaso...More >>
  • Sheriff's Office: Texas man wanted for trespassing on residential property

    Sheriff's Office: Texas man wanted for trespassing on residential property

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:37:13 GMT
    (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)(Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)

    A Texas man is wanted for trespassing on a residential property in Starks, according to Kim Myers, spokeswoman for the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.  James F. Connolly, 47, of Vidor, Texas, was caught on surveillance video approaching the front door to the home, walking around the property, and eventually entering a shop on the property. The footage also showed Connolly was armed with a gun, said Myers.  A warrant has been issued for Connolly and he is being...

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    A Texas man is wanted for trespassing on a residential property in Starks, according to Kim Myers, spokeswoman for the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.  James F. Connolly, 47, of Vidor, Texas, was caught on surveillance video approaching the front door to the home, walking around the property, and eventually entering a shop on the property. The footage also showed Connolly was armed with a gun, said Myers.  A warrant has been issued for Connolly and he is being...

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  • Natalee Holloway's father having human remains tested for DNA

    Natalee Holloway's father having human remains tested for DNA

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-08-16 18:26:55 GMT

    The father of missing Alabama native Natalee Holloway appeared on NBC's "Today Show" Wednesday morning to discuss the latest development in the ongoing search for his daughter.

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    The father of missing Alabama native Natalee Holloway appeared on NBC's "Today Show" Wednesday morning to discuss the latest development in the ongoing search for his daughter.

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  • New photos show extent of Lisa Theris' injuries

    New photos show extent of Lisa Theris' injuries

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-08-16 16:10:23 GMT

    New photos have been released that show just how much damage was inflicted on the body of Lisa Theris during the month she was missing in the woods of Bullock County.

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    New photos have been released that show just how much damage was inflicted on the body of Lisa Theris during the month she was missing in the woods of Bullock County.

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  • Elvis music collector remembers the day he died 40 years ago

    Elvis music collector remembers the day he died 40 years ago

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-08-16 11:44:44 GMT

    It may not be the largest collection of Elvis recordings in the world, but it's certainly one Gary Doucet is proud of. 

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    It may not be the largest collection of Elvis recordings in the world, but it's certainly one Gary Doucet is proud of. 

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  • Solar eclipse glasses are selling out; here are some alternative ways to keep your eyes safe

    Solar eclipse glasses are selling out; here are some alternative ways to keep your eyes safe

    Monday, August 14 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:14:36 GMT
    NASA approved solar eclipse glasses (Source: Holly DeLoache)NASA approved solar eclipse glasses (Source: Holly DeLoache)

    Unless you’re really out of the loop, you know we’re right on the brink of a solar eclipse in our area. And if this is the first you're hearing of the eclipse, you should know you'll need special glasses in order to view it safely. While the moon will be covering the sun, parts of the sun will still be exposed, and you risk irreversible eye damage if you don’t protect yourself on August 21. 

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    Unless you’re really out of the loop, you know we’re right on the brink of a solar eclipse in our area. And if this is the first you're hearing of the eclipse, you should know you'll need special glasses in order to view it safely. While the moon will be covering the sun, parts of the sun will still be exposed, and you risk irreversible eye damage if you don’t protect yourself on August 21. 

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  • Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

    Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-08-16 08:18:20 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-08-16 22:10:39 GMT

    Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies.

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    Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies.

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  • Make a pinhole camera to watch eclipse safely

    Make a pinhole camera to watch eclipse safely

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-08-16 15:32:32 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:27:32 GMT

    Building a pinhole camera is cheap, quick and easy.

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    Building a pinhole camera is cheap, quick and easy.

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  • Obama's Charlottesville tweet most liked ever

    Obama's Charlottesville tweet most liked ever

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-08-16 10:02:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:30 AM EDT2017-08-16 10:30:23 GMT

    As of Wednesday morning, it's been retweeted more than 1.2 million times and has 3 million likes. Twitter said it's the most likes for a tweet ever.

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    As of Wednesday morning, it's been retweeted more than 1.2 million times and has 3 million likes. Twitter said it's the most likes for a tweet ever.

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  • Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

    Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:38 AM EDT2017-08-15 08:38:23 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:40 AM EDT2017-08-16 08:40:53 GMT

    "We should not glorify a part of our history in front of our buildings that really is a testament to America's original sin," Gainesville, FL, Mayor Lauren Poe said Monday.

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    "We should not glorify a part of our history in front of our buildings that really is a testament to America's original sin," Gainesville, FL, Mayor Lauren Poe said Monday.

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  • GRAPHIC: Man accidentally shoots nail into his heart

    GRAPHIC: Man accidentally shoots nail into his heart

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-08-16 07:25:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-08-16 07:25:56 GMT

    The man says he felt fine and didn’t want to bother anyone, so he drove himself to the hospital.

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    The man says he felt fine and didn’t want to bother anyone, so he drove himself to the hospital.

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  • RoyOMartin donates nearly $70k to Oakdale Elementary

    RoyOMartin donates nearly $70k to Oakdale Elementary

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-08-16 05:14:42 GMT
    (Source: RoyOMartin)(Source: RoyOMartin)

    In an effort to help Oakdale Elementary School in its recovery after a devastating fire in May, RoyOMartin-OSB team members surprised teachers at the school with gifts.

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    In an effort to help Oakdale Elementary School in its recovery after a devastating fire in May, RoyOMartin-OSB team members surprised teachers at the school with gifts.

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  • TDL: Two-A-Days - Lake Charles College Prep Trailblazers

    TDL: Two-A-Days - Lake Charles College Prep Trailblazers

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-08-16 04:14:22 GMT
    (Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)(Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)
    2016 was historic for Lake Charles College Prep. The Trailblazers not only won their first game, but also took home the school's first playoff victory.   "Every year we've gotten better and kids experience-wise have gotten stronger and faster," said head coach Erick Franklin. "I think this year is going to be one of our better years from a skill standpoint."   Heading into the team's third year of existence, LCCP will now have senior leader...More >>
    2016 was historic for Lake Charles College Prep. The Trailblazers not only won their first game, but also took home the school's first playoff victory.   "Every year we've gotten better and kids experience-wise have gotten stronger and faster," said head coach Erick Franklin. "I think this year is going to be one of our better years from a skill standpoint."   Heading into the team's third year of existence, LCCP will now have senior leader...More >>
  • TDL: Two-A-Days - Iota Bulldogs

    TDL: Two-A-Days - Iota Bulldogs

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-08-16 00:02:15 GMT
    (Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)(Source: Taylor Verrico/KPLC)
    For a program that owns just three wins since the 2012 season, Iota remains confident in its rebuild-- even though injuries derailed the Bulldogs in 2016.   "By week two, we had six starters out on offense and a couple more on defense," said head coach Josh Andrus. "So if we can stay healthy, that's gonna be  the biggest thing." "A 2-8 season, I think we're better than that record indicates."  Iota returns a lot of experien...More >>
    For a program that owns just three wins since the 2012 season, Iota remains confident in its rebuild-- even though injuries derailed the Bulldogs in 2016.   "By week two, we had six starters out on offense and a couple more on defense," said head coach Josh Andrus. "So if we can stay healthy, that's gonna be  the biggest thing." "A 2-8 season, I think we're better than that record indicates."  Iota returns a lot of experien...More >>
  • What the solar eclipse means for Louisiana

    What the solar eclipse means for Louisiana

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-08-15 23:00:08 GMT
    (Source: wikipedia)(Source: wikipedia)

    On August 21, millions of Americans will be looking to the sky to see the Solar Eclipse.  The last time a total solar eclipse occurred in the continental U.S. was in 1979, and next Monday, it'll finally happen again.  

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    On August 21, millions of Americans will be looking to the sky to see the Solar Eclipse.  The last time a total solar eclipse occurred in the continental U.S. was in 1979, and next Monday, it'll finally happen again.  

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  • Sheriff announces two arrests in Starks homicide

    Sheriff announces two arrests in Starks homicide

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:23:45 GMT
    (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)(Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)

    August 2, a parish worker found the body of Dustin Hammons of Houston, Texas in Starks, in  a remote area where it might otherwise have remained hidden for a long time. Calcasieu Sheriff Tony Mancuso says they have determined the killing was drug related and took place in Calcasieu Parish.

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    August 2, a parish worker found the body of Dustin Hammons of Houston, Texas in Starks, in  a remote area where it might otherwise have remained hidden for a long time. Calcasieu Sheriff Tony Mancuso says they have determined the killing was drug related and took place in Calcasieu Parish.

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  • New bus routes cause problems on first day of school

    New bus routes cause problems on first day of school

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:34:26 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The school board warned parent's yesterday its new software would call for more stops and there would be some split routes due to a shortage of drivers.  However, some parents, no matter how early and prepared, were left in a bind after some buses never showed up.  Ollie Thigpen has twin boys in second grade and a nephew in kindergarten she had to see off on the bus this morning. She knew since it was the first day there would be some issues, so she was prepared. "I...

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    The school board warned parent's yesterday its new software would call for more stops and there would be some split routes due to a shortage of drivers.  However, some parents, no matter how early and prepared, were left in a bind after some buses never showed up.  Ollie Thigpen has twin boys in second grade and a nephew in kindergarten she had to see off on the bus this morning. She knew since it was the first day there would be some issues, so she was prepared. "I...

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  • Defense asks for continuance after Kevin Daigle's lead attorney dies

    Defense asks for continuance after Kevin Daigle's lead attorney dies

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:32:00 GMT
    Kevin Daigle (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Kevin Daigle (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

    The lead attorney defending Kevin Daigle has died.  Daigle is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of State Trooper Steven Vincent and the state is seeking the death penalty. Vincent was shot to death two years ago this August, so the state says that despite the death of Daigle's attorney David Price, the defense has had enough time to prepare.  The defense disagrees and has asked Judge Guy Bradberry to delay the trial which is set for September 18th. Bradberry ...

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    The lead attorney defending Kevin Daigle has died.  Daigle is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of State Trooper Steven Vincent and the state is seeking the death penalty. Vincent was shot to death two years ago this August, so the state says that despite the death of Daigle's attorney David Price, the defense has had enough time to prepare.  The defense disagrees and has asked Judge Guy Bradberry to delay the trial which is set for September 18th. Bradberry ...

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  • Solar eclipse viewing can cause blindness

    Solar eclipse viewing can cause blindness

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-08-15 22:17:52 GMT
    (Source: wikipedia)(Source: wikipedia)

    For the first time in a century, North America will have the opportunity to view the Solar Eclipse where the moon covers the face of the sun. 

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    For the first time in a century, North America will have the opportunity to view the Solar Eclipse where the moon covers the face of the sun. 

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  • BREAKING

    Calcasieu library officials warn public not to use eclipse glasses picked up at area branches

    Calcasieu library officials warn public not to use eclipse glasses picked up at area branches

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-08-15 21:59:18 GMT
    (Source: Wikipedia)(Source: Wikipedia)

    Calcasieu Public Library officials are warning residents not to use the eclipse glasses distributed at library branches. Residents are asked to throw the glasses away because "they may not be suitable for use during the eclipse." “Due to a possible manufacturing error, and for the safety of our patrons, we are asking that if anyone picked up a pair of eclipse glasses at any of our branches to please not use them," said Christy Comeaux, public information officer...

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    Calcasieu Public Library officials are warning residents not to use the eclipse glasses distributed at library branches. Residents are asked to throw the glasses away because "they may not be suitable for use during the eclipse." “Due to a possible manufacturing error, and for the safety of our patrons, we are asking that if anyone picked up a pair of eclipse glasses at any of our branches to please not use them," said Christy Comeaux, public information officer...

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  • BREAKING

    Texas man arrested in connection with May robbery of Moss Bluff credit union

    Texas man arrested in connection with May robbery of Moss Bluff credit union

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-08-15 17:09:29 GMT
    Ray J. McAllister (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)Ray J. McAllister (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)

      The suspect who robbed a local credit union back in May has been apprehended, according to authorities.

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      The suspect who robbed a local credit union back in May has been apprehended, according to authorities.

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  • BREAKING

    Sheriff announces two arrests in connection with body found near Starks

    Sheriff announces two arrests in connection with body found near Starks

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-08-15 17:04:59 GMT
    (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)(Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)

    Hammons' death is believed to be drug related, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said.

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    Hammons' death is believed to be drug related, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said.

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  • Scheduled power outage in Cameron Parish on August 17

    Scheduled power outage in Cameron Parish on August 17

    Monday, August 14 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-08-14 17:57:01 GMT
    (Source: MGN Online)(Source: MGN Online)
    Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative customers in the Holly Beach and Johnson Bayou areas will experience a power outage on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. The outage will last approximately 3 hours due to scheduled maintenance.  Contact Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative at 824-4330 with any questions. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
    Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative customers in the Holly Beach and Johnson Bayou areas will experience a power outage on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. The outage will last approximately 3 hours due to scheduled maintenance.  Contact Jefferson Davis Electric Cooperative at 824-4330 with any questions. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Back-to-school dates in SWLA

    Back-to-school dates in SWLA

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:59:11 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The upcoming school year is fast approaching. Here is a list of back-to-school dates:

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    The following back-to-school dates are those that KPLC has received: Calcasieu Parish Schools First day of school for regular classes Aug. 15  First day of school for Pre-K classes Aug. 17 Cameron Parish Schools First day of school for students Aug. 15 Jeff Davis Parish Schools First day of school for 1-12 grade Aug. 11 First day of school for Pre-K and Kindergarten Aug. 15 Allen Parish Schools First day of school for students Aug. 9 Beauregard Parish ...

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