FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warmer today; a few showers Saturday

Temperatures start off nice and pleasant this morning with most areas well into the lower 60s and not too much fog for the morning commute today. As we head through the morning, some sun will kick start and faster warm-up back into the 80s this afternoon.
  Calcasieu Parish School Board approves ‘pod’ buildings
  More than 1,500 women attend 2018 Fall Women’s Conference
  I-10 Bridge among highway priorities discussed at “Road Show” in Lake Charles
  Man steals thousands of dollars of liquor by putting bottles down his pants

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Man steals thousands of dollars of liquor by putting bottles down his pants
On multiple occasions over the last month, a mysterious man wearing waders has walked into the Hokus Pokus liquor store on Country Club Road, put expensive bottles of liquor in his pants and simply walked out.
Suspect arrested in attempted Oberlin grocery store robbery
The Oberlin Police Department reports that it has arrested a suspect in a attempted armed robbery case.
13 of 16 rides at Cal-Cam Fair have now passed inspection
Thirteen of the 16 rides at the Cal-Cam Fair have now passed inspection, according to officials with the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Mexican national pleads guilty to transporting nine illegal immigrants in Calcasieu

A Mexican National has pleaded guilty to transporting illegal aliens through Calcasieu Parish.

Allen Parish man accused of using stolen tractor to cause $3,000 worth of damage

LDAF says the land is owned by Timber Management Company.
  Hometown Heroes: Little Troopers
  Calcasieu Parish School District in need of educational interpreters
  Fire on N. Tallowood Drive reignites

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Flooding poses threat to Texas homes and businesses

Major flooding in parts of Texas is expected to continue over the next few days.

  Therapy dog helps students at missing WI teen’s school

A police therapy dog helped students cope with the disappearance of Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs.

SPORTS

Astros take on Red Sox in Game 5

Is LSU sporting purple helmets against Miss. State?

Sam Houston aiming to beat Barbe for first time ever

Saints WR Ted Ginn, Jr. placed on IR

McNeese LB BJ Blunt named to watch list for FCS Buck Buchanan Award

McNeese senior linebacker BJ Blunt has been a dominating force on the defensive side of the ball through six games, helping the Cowboys to a 5-1 overall mark and 4-0 in Southland Conference play.

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TOUCHDOWN LIVE

  Sam Houston aiming to beat Barbe for first time ever
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