Woman who pushed friend off 60-foot bridge may not go to jail

Tay’lor Smith was caught on camera pushing her friend off a high arch bridge at Moulton Falls, WA. Jordan Holgerson suffered four broken ribs and a punctured lung.
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AP Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets

U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing’s 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday.


  Local OHSEP reacts to ITC fire

LCPD investigating carjacking and shooting on La. 14

  Calcasieu Tax Assessor shares story of son’s death by suicide to help others

  Vinton community mourns death of former Mayor

  Free colon cancer screening kits available at Lake Charles Memorial

"It’s a very slow growing cancer, it’s the second leading cancer that causes death in the U.S."
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Rep. Nunes sues Twitter, parody accounts for defamation and negligence

The lawsuit accuses Twitter of “knowingly hosting and monetizing content that is clearly abusive, hateful and defamatory.”

Winner claims $550K Lotto ticket

SOWELA and Louisiana College sign transfer articulation agreement

Jennings man arrested after wreck during police pursuit on I-10

FBI aiming to recruit more diverse special agents

  Suspect sought in firearm theft on Common Street

DA to seek death penalty for Dakota Theriot; not guilty plea entered

Convicted felon arrested after allegedly posing on social media with firearm

LCPD seeks identity of vehicle burglary and theft suspect

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  New Zealand leader vows to ‘absolutely deny’ mosque gunman a platform

The gunman's desire for infamy was made clear by the fact that he left behind a convoluted 74-page manifesto before Friday's massacre and livestreamed footage of his attack on the Al Noor mosque.


McNeese golf finishes day one of the Lake Charles Toyota Invitational in sixth place

McNeese’s Heaven Terrell wins long jump at Louisiana Classics

McNeese Cowgirl jumper Heaven Terrell was the only winner on the second day of the Louisiana Classics Saturday afternoon after she won the women’s long jump with a mark of 18-feet, 9.75-inches.


Beto O’Rourke raises $6.1 million in first 24 hours — beating Bernie Sanders and all other 2020 contenders

More lots of blood pressure medications recalled due to impurity

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Five days of dry weather ahead; showers by the weekend

Alleged drunk driver involved in fatal crash

First Alert Forecast: Clouds slow to clear through mid-week

Clouds slow to clear through mid-week, but at least they don't bring rain chances
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  Pediatrician gets at least 79 years for sexually assaulting children

A former Pennsylvania pediatrician was sentenced Monday to at least 79 years in prison for sexually assaulting 31 children, most of them patients.

Arrest made after former Vinton mayor killed in shooting in Baton Rouge

Suspected drunk driver crashes into State Trooper vehicle on I-210

Sheriffs report Beauregard homicide suspect found in Texas having shot and killed himself

Early-arriving pollen hitting allergy patients hard


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