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  • LSU falls to Florida 6-1 in error-filled game

    LSU falls to Florida 6-1 in error-filled game

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-06-28 03:25:21 GMT

    The Tigers could not overcome three fielding errors, a base running interference that cost LSU a run in the 7th inning and Kramer Robertson being thrown out at the plate in the 8th inning.

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    The Tigers could not overcome three fielding errors, a base running interference that cost LSU a run in the 7th inning and Kramer Robertson being thrown out at the plate in the 8th inning.

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  • Looking back at Hurricane Audrey: 60-year anniversary

    Looking back at Hurricane Audrey: 60-year anniversary

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:35 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:35:56 GMT
    (SOURCE: KPLC)(SOURCE: KPLC)

    It's estimated between four and five hundred people perished in Hurricane Audrey which crept on shore earlier than expected about 3 a.m. June 27th in 1957.  The loss and heartbreak unimaginable for so many.   The late Rodney Guilbeaux lost seven family members including his mother.  "At a quarter to seven a humongous wave hit.  They could see it coming," he said in an interview around the year 2000.  "They knew that that was the end. ...

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    It's estimated between four and five hundred people perished in Hurricane Audrey which crept on shore earlier than expected about 3 a.m. June 27th in 1957.  The loss and heartbreak unimaginable for so many.   The late Rodney Guilbeaux lost seven family members including his mother.  "At a quarter to seven a humongous wave hit.  They could see it coming," he said in an interview around the year 2000.  "They knew that that was the end. ...

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    Lake Charles man convicted of attempted murder in beating of girlfriend

    Lake Charles man convicted of attempted murder in beating of girlfriend

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:33:21 GMT
    Paul Walling (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)Paul Walling (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)

    A Lake Charles man who beat his girlfriend repeatedly with an aluminum bat was convicted of attempted second-degree murder Tuesday. The jury took less than an hour to unanimously convict Paul Walling in the February 2016 beating. Walling struck her in the head and her upper body repeatedly, authorities said at the time. Prosecutor Charles Robinson said Walling left her to die at their trailer in LeBleu Settlement on Feb. 24, 2016. The only reason she didn't die that day is t...

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    A Lake Charles man who beat his girlfriend repeatedly with an aluminum bat was convicted of attempted second-degree murder Tuesday. The jury took less than an hour to unanimously convict Paul Walling in the February 2016 beating. Walling struck her in the head and her upper body repeatedly, authorities said at the time. Prosecutor Charles Robinson said Walling left her to die at their trailer in LeBleu Settlement on Feb. 24, 2016. The only reason she didn't die that day is t...

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  • The Human Library comes to Iowa Library

    The Human Library comes to Iowa Library

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:23 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:23:23 GMT

    Instead of checking out books, residents in Southwest Louisiana had the chance to check out people Tuesday. The way the Human Library works, instead of actually reading, you have real people sharing real their life stories.to share their real life stories.  In a time where the country sees division on political and social issues, the human library allows everyone to share their perspectives and experiences. Chyenne Bertrand is one of the Librarians, and it was her idea to b...

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    Instead of checking out books, residents in Southwest Louisiana had the chance to check out people Tuesday. The way the Human Library works, instead of actually reading, you have real people sharing real their life stories.to share their real life stories.  In a time where the country sees division on political and social issues, the human library allows everyone to share their perspectives and experiences. Chyenne Bertrand is one of the Librarians, and it was her idea to b...

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  • TRAFFIC: Avoid Nelson at Sale due to multi-vehicle accident

    TRAFFIC: Avoid Nelson at Sale due to multi-vehicle accident

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:12:49 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Avoid Nelson and West Sale for the next hour due to a multi-vehicle accident, according to the Lake Charles Police Department.  Both inside, southbound lanes are shut down. Copyright 2017 KPLC.  All rights reserved. More >>
    Avoid Nelson and West Sale for the next hour due to a multi-vehicle accident, according to the Lake Charles Police Department.  Both inside, southbound lanes are shut down. Copyright 2017 KPLC.  All rights reserved. More >>
  • 2 French Quarter attack suspects held without bond, 2 remain at large

    2 French Quarter attack suspects held without bond, 2 remain at large

    A court hearing was held Tuesday for two suspects now in custody in connection with a brutal French Quarter beating that sent two tourists to the hospital.

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    A court hearing was held Tuesday for two suspects now in custody in connection with a brutal French Quarter beating that sent two tourists to the hospital.

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  • Let's Talk Tigers: 9Sports CWS Finals Online Special

    Let's Talk Tigers: 9Sports CWS Finals Online Special

    Zack Hess (Source: WAFB)Zack Hess (Source: WAFB)

    WAFB 9Sports held a live special "Let's Talk Tigers!"  with live reports from Omaha and analysis of what the Tigers need to do to win the College World Series.

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    WAFB 9Sports held a live special "Let's Talk Tigers!"  with live reports from Omaha and analysis of what the Tigers need to do to win the College World Series.

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  • Lake Area health agencies offering free HIV testing today for National HIV Testing Day

    Lake Area health agencies offering free HIV testing today for National HIV Testing Day

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-06-27 22:01:47 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Today marks, National HIV Testing Day and free HIV testing will be available to the public on Today, June 27 in Lake Charles. To bring awareness to this health crisis, both SLAC and SWLAHEC have partnered to provide free rapid HIV testing.  Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center (196 Williamsburg Street, Lake Charles) and SLAC’s Resource and Wellness Center (808 Walters Street, Lake Charles) will take walk-in appointments from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at both locat...

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    Today marks, National HIV Testing Day and free HIV testing will be available to the public on Today, June 27 in Lake Charles. To bring awareness to this health crisis, both SLAC and SWLAHEC have partnered to provide free rapid HIV testing.  Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center (196 Williamsburg Street, Lake Charles) and SLAC’s Resource and Wellness Center (808 Walters Street, Lake Charles) will take walk-in appointments from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at both locat...

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers and storms likely each afternoon through Friday

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers and storms likely each afternoon through Friday

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:19:50 GMT
    Typical summer weather for the rest of this weekTypical summer weather for the rest of this week

    A stationary front is dissipating over our area now and will no longer be an influence on our weather beyond today.  Today was more of a typical summer day with showers and thunderstorms scattered across all of Southwest Louisiana.  Showers and thunderstorms were widespread across the area today and these will linger into the early evening hours.  The rain will come to an end after sunset and should be gone completely by 10 p.m. 

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    A stationary front is dissipating over our area now and will no longer be an influence on our weather beyond today.  Today was more of a typical summer day with showers and thunderstorms scattered across all of Southwest Louisiana.  Showers and thunderstorms were widespread across the area today and these will linger into the early evening hours.  The rain will come to an end after sunset and should be gone completely by 10 p.m. 

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  • LSU fans, including Jared Poche's father, perform CPR on Florida man who collapsed at CWS

    LSU fans, including Jared Poche's father, perform CPR on Florida man who collapsed at CWS

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-06-27 16:16:05 GMT

    The father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche' and the father of LSU baseball strength and conditioning coach Travis Roy helped save a man during the LSU-Florida game at the College World Series in Omaha on Monday.

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    The father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche' and the father of LSU baseball strength and conditioning coach Travis Roy helped save a man during the LSU-Florida game at the College World Series in Omaha on Monday.

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  • Hurricane Audrey remembered, 60 years later

    Hurricane Audrey remembered, 60 years later

    Hurricane Audrey remembered, 60 years later

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-06-27 13:02:56 GMT
    Hurricane Audrey pathHurricane Audrey path

    60-years-ago-today Hurricane Audrey, which still is on record for being the strongest June hurricane to make landfall, tore across the Cameron coast with winds of 125 mph, producing a storm surge in Cameron Parish of around 12 feet that moved many miles inland.

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    60-years-ago-today Hurricane Audrey, which still is on record for being the strongest June hurricane to make landfall, tore across the Cameron coast with winds of 125 mph, producing a storm surge in Cameron Parish of around 12 feet that moved many miles inland.

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  • McNeese basketball signs two JUCO big men for upcoming season

    McNeese basketball signs two JUCO big men for upcoming season

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:30:07 GMT
    (Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)(Source: Brady Renard/KPLC)
    McNeese basketball head coach Dave Simmons has announced the signing of two big post players from a Top 16 JUCO squad that are expected to give the Cowboys a huge rebounding force for the coming season. Quattarius Wilson, a 6-8, 200-pounder, and Demarco Owens, also 6-8 and at 260 pounds, join McNeese from Moberly Area Community College out of Moberly, Missouri.  The Greyhounds, who ranked 16th in the final NJCAA national poll, posted a 27-5 record this past season while claimin...More >>
    McNeese basketball head coach Dave Simmons has announced the signing of two big post players from a Top 16 JUCO squad that are expected to give the Cowboys a huge rebounding force for the coming season. Quattarius Wilson, a 6-8, 200-pounder, and Demarco Owens, also 6-8 and at 260 pounds, join McNeese from Moberly Area Community College out of Moberly, Missouri.  The Greyhounds, who ranked 16th in the final NJCAA national poll, posted a 27-5 record this past season while claimin...More >>
  • Mucho Bueno hosting eating contest for charity

    Mucho Bueno hosting eating contest for charity

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-06-27 15:52:18 GMT
    (Source: Wikipedia)(Source: Wikipedia)

    Fundraising and food, those are the two key factors in this weekend’s taco eating contest at Mucho Bueno Mexican restaurant in Sulphur. 

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    Fundraising and food, those are the two key factors in this weekend’s taco eating contest at Mucho Bueno Mexican restaurant in Sulphur. 

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    LCPD hoping 'unique' jacket design will lead to arrest in connection with armed robbery

    LCPD hoping 'unique' jacket design will lead to arrest in connection with armed robbery

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-06-27 14:24:47 GMT
    LCPD officials are hoping that the "unique" design on this jacket will lead to an arrest in an armed robbery case. (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)LCPD officials are hoping that the "unique" design on this jacket will lead to an arrest in an armed robbery case. (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)

    The Lake Charles Police Department has released a photo from an armed robbery of a convenience store in the 2700 block of Country6 Club in the hopes that someone will recognize the "unique" design on the jacket. The subject took out a gun and demanded money from the clerk before leaving on foot headed south, said Deputy Chief Mark Kraus. Kraus said the subject was wearing a "distinct" jacket with a "unique design on the back." Kraus asked any...

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    The Lake Charles Police Department has released a photo from an armed robbery of a convenience store in the 2700 block of Country6 Club in the hopes that someone will recognize the "unique" design on the jacket. The subject took out a gun and demanded money from the clerk before leaving on foot headed south, said Deputy Chief Mark Kraus. Kraus said the subject was wearing a "distinct" jacket with a "unique design on the back." Kraus asked any...

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  • 'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

    'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:14:39 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:32:35 GMT

    Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like 'John Wick' has died.

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    Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like 'John Wick' has died.

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  • Man wards off bear attack with 6-year-old can of spray

    Man wards off bear attack with 6-year-old can of spray

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 6:08 AM EDT2017-06-27 10:08:11 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 6:08 AM EDT2017-06-27 10:08:11 GMT

    A bear attacked the man and his friend while they were bicycling on an Alaskan highway.

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    A bear attacked the man and his friend while they were bicycling on an Alaskan highway.

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  • Walk-On's throws watch party for LSU Tiger's biggest fans

    Walk-On's throws watch party for LSU Tiger's biggest fans

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:09:20 GMT

    A packed house Monday night at Walk-On's for Game 1 of the College Baseball World Series finals. 

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    A packed house Monday night at Walk-On's for Game 1 of the College Baseball World Series finals. 

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  • Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

    Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:53 AM EDT2017-06-27 07:53:13 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-06-28 03:36:05 GMT

    The Supreme Court's ruling to allow President Donald Trump's travel ban go forward in part leaves more questions than it answers.

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    The Supreme Court's ruling to allow President Donald Trump's travel ban go forward in part leaves more questions than it answers.

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  • Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal

    Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:13 AM EDT2017-06-27 08:13:16 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-06-28 03:35:55 GMT

    Congress' nonpartisan budget referee says the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to President Barack Obama's law.

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    Congress' nonpartisan budget referee says the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to President Barack Obama's law.

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  • EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker rivals

    EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker rivals

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:54 AM EDT2017-06-27 09:54:09 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-06-28 03:35:40 GMT

    The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.

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    The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.

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  • Redstone: No evidence of shooting, investigation ongoing

    Redstone: No evidence of shooting, investigation ongoing

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:51:07 GMT

    Redstone Arsenal officials say Tuesday's reports of an active shooter appear false.

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    Redstone Arsenal officials say Tuesday's reports of an active shooter appear false.

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  • LSU falls to Florida 4-3 in game 1 of the CWS Finals

    LSU falls to Florida 4-3 in game 1 of the CWS Finals

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-06-27 18:50:05 GMT

    LSU fell 4-3 to Florida in game one of the College World Series Finals. The Gators were led by starting pitcher Brady Singer.

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    LSU fell 4-3 to Florida in game one of the College World Series Finals. The Gators were led by starting pitcher Brady Singer.

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  • Recall: Publix dried fruit mix may contain Listeria

    Recall: Publix dried fruit mix may contain Listeria

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-06-27 16:07:57 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-06-27 16:18:19 GMT

    Publix is concerned that the dried apricots in its Tropical Fruit Medley may be contaminated. 

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    Publix is concerned that the dried apricots in its Tropical Fruit Medley may be contaminated. 

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  • California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

    California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-06-24 19:01:40 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-06-27 13:46:57 GMT

    A Southern California man who thought his son had died has learned he buried the wrong man.

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    A Southern California man who thought his son had died has learned he buried the wrong man.

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  • White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

    White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:13:04 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:35 AM EDT2017-06-27 09:35:33 GMT

    The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

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    The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

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  • Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

    Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-06-26 13:42:45 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:16 AM EDT2017-06-27 08:16:23 GMT

    The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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    The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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  • Thief steals truck from 103-year-old World War II vet

    Thief steals truck from 103-year-old World War II vet

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-06-27 07:55:15 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-06-27 07:55:15 GMT

    The man had experienced a lot in his 103 years of life, but his family said having a car stolen was a first for him.

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    The man had experienced a lot in his 103 years of life, but his family said having a car stolen was a first for him.

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  • Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

    Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:02 AM EDT2017-06-26 07:02:42 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:34 AM EDT2017-06-27 07:34:00 GMT

    So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law, as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

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    So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law, as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

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  • Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

    Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:42 AM EDT2017-06-26 07:42:43 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:55:58 GMT

    Many administration officials believe the U.S. needs to maintain its distance from Russia at such a sensitive time - and interact only with great caution.

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    Many administration officials believe the U.S. needs to maintain its distance from Russia at such a sensitive time - and interact only with great caution.

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  • Graphic: Children rescued from filthy, animal-hoarding home, 2 arrested

    Graphic: Children rescued from filthy, animal-hoarding home, 2 arrested

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:33:49 GMT
    Monday, June 26 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:53:44 GMT

    What started as an animal hoarding call ended in the arrest of two people accused of keeping children locked in rooms. 

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    What started as an animal hoarding call ended in the arrest of two people accused of keeping children locked in rooms. 

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