FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool and rainy today; heavier rain by late Wednesday night

Radar continues to indicate some patches of light rain and drizzle that will traverse the area through the morning commute becoming a little steadier by mid to late morning when rain chances will be the highest today
  First Medical Marijuana Health Clinic in Lake Charles
IN THEIR WORDS: Ward 3 City Marshal
Early voting begins this week
LifeShare says it has a blood shortage

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  “Great Debate” acknowledges student drop out rates
Impact Agency mentoring initiative to curb incarceration rates in African American males.
LCPD looking for drive-by shooting suspects
The Lake Charles Police Department is searching for suspects reportedly involved in two drive-by shootings on the same day.
Three running for State Rep 33 in West Calcasieu
There are three candidates running for State Representative District 33 in West Calcasieu, the seat vacated by Mike Danahay after he was elected mayor of Sulphur.

  Moss Bluff man arrested on attempted second-degree murder charges

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Moss Bluff man after he allegedly shot at his wife

Four year old living with Rett syndrome

Ellas Gaspard was misdiagnosed with Autism before doctors told her family she had Rett Syndrome.
Creoles are working to preserve and share their heritage
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Plentiful sunshine today
Suspect arrested in 5th Avenue shooting

NATIONAL HEADLINES

WWE star Roman Reigns announces he has leukemia

WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia

  Couple accused of keeping child locked in basement for months

Police say the couple was arrested following a month-long investigation into the situation, which was brought to their attention by the child.

SPORTS

LSU, Bama set for ‘Saturday night in Death Valley’

Tigers ranked No. 23 in AP Preseason Top 25 basketball poll

LSU’s Delpit, Tracy named SEC Players of the Week

LSU picks up verbal commitment from New Iberia receiver

Payton on missed extra point: ‘It’s funny sometimes how this game is’

It was Justin Tucker's first missed extra point in his career.

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  CONSIDER THIS: St. Jude Dream Home
CONSIDER THIS: St. Jude Dream Home
  CONSIDER THIS: School Supply Drive

HEALTH

  First Medical Marijuana Health Clinic in Lake Charles
LifeShare says it has a blood shortage
Four year old living with Rett syndrome

TOUCHDOWN LIVE

LIVE: Acadiana @ Sulphur
  Sam Houston aiming to beat Barbe for first time ever