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  • Gov. Edwards calls on legislature to fix state's budget shortfall during special session

    Gov. Edwards calls on legislature to fix state's budget shortfall during special session

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:56:09 GMT
    Louisiana State Capitol (Source: WAFB)Louisiana State Capitol (Source: WAFB)

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards called on the state's legislator's to solve the state's $650 million budget shortfall during a special legislative session that began Tuesday. 

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    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards called on the state's legislator's to solve the state's $650 million budget shortfall during a special legislative session that began Tuesday. 

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  • Man charged with 5 counts of attempted murder in DeQuincy

    Man charged with 5 counts of attempted murder in DeQuincy

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:38:06 GMT
    (Source: DeQuincy Police)(Source: DeQuincy Police)

    A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in DeQuincy, according to Captain Tom Threet, with the DeQuincy Police Department.  Threet says the shooting took place on Bruce Street. Anthony Wayne Perkins has been charged with 5 counts of attempted murder, says Threet.  Perkins has been booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center with no bond.

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    A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in DeQuincy, according to Captain Tom Threet, with the DeQuincy Police Department.  Threet says the shooting took place on Bruce Street. Anthony Wayne Perkins has been charged with 5 counts of attempted murder, says Threet.  Perkins has been booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center with no bond.

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  • Breaking

    CPSO investigating Lake Charles College Prep Bomb Threat

    CPSO investigating Lake Charles College Prep Bomb Threat

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:30:09 GMT
    (Source: Lake Charles College Prep)(Source: Lake Charles College Prep)
    (Source: Lake Charles College Prep)(Source: Lake Charles College Prep)
    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a bomb threat at Lake Charles College Prep. CPSO is still investigating the situation and KPLC and FOX29 have a reporter on the scene following the story.  The students have been evacuated to Water's Edge Church.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a bomb threat at Lake Charles College Prep. CPSO is still investigating the situation and KPLC and FOX29 have a reporter on the scene following the story.  The students have been evacuated to Water's Edge Church.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Staying active indoors this summer

    Staying active indoors this summer

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:10:00 GMT
    (Source: Altitude Trampoline Park Facebook)(Source: Altitude Trampoline Park Facebook)

    With temperatures often reaching the triple digits during summertime in Southwest Louisiana, it can be difficult to stay outside and get exercise.

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    With temperatures often reaching the triple digits during summertime in Southwest Louisiana, it can be difficult to stay outside and get exercise.

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  • Lt. Dan Band to perform free concert at Fort Polk

    Lt. Dan Band to perform free concert at Fort Polk

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:28:55 GMT
    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk invites the community to attend a free performance June 9. Hollywood favorite Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band visit Fort Polk's Headquarters Field for what the popular entertainer's website calls an evening of "honor, gratitude and rock and roll." The concert is slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. and gates open at 5:30 p.m., but Fort Polk's Directorate of Emergency Services advises visitors to arrive early. Those with Department ...More >>
    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk invites the community to attend a free performance June 9. Hollywood favorite Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band visit Fort Polk's Headquarters Field for what the popular entertainer's website calls an evening of "honor, gratitude and rock and roll." The concert is slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. and gates open at 5:30 p.m., but Fort Polk's Directorate of Emergency Services advises visitors to arrive early. Those with Department ...More >>
  • Tropical mischief in the Gulf this Memorial Day weekend

    Tropical mischief in the Gulf this Memorial Day weekend

    Tropical mischief in the Gulf this Memorial Day weekend

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:35:42 GMT
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    Tropical Invest 90LTropical Invest 90L

    The National Hurricane Center continues to highlight an area in Gulf for potential tropical development over the next five days. This area to watch is currently located south of the Yucatan Peninsula and strong wind shear will keep this area at a 0% chance of development over the next couple of days before increasing late-week and weekend as it pushes into the Gulf.

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    The National Hurricane Center continues to highlight an area in Gulf for potential tropical development over the next five days. This area to watch is currently located south of the Yucatan Peninsula and strong wind shear will keep this area at a 0% chance of development over the next couple of days before increasing late-week and weekend as it pushes into the Gulf.

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  • Biggest Louisiana-based bank to close 22 branch locations

    Biggest Louisiana-based bank to close 22 branch locations

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:37:20 GMT
    The largest financial institution headquartered in Louisiana says it's closing or consolidating 22 branch locations this year. (FOX 8)The largest financial institution headquartered in Louisiana says it's closing or consolidating 22 branch locations this year. (FOX 8)
    The largest financial institution headquartered in Louisiana says it's closing or consolidating 22 branch locations this year. (FOX 8)The largest financial institution headquartered in Louisiana says it's closing or consolidating 22 branch locations this year. (FOX 8)

    The largest financial institution headquartered in Louisiana says it's closing or consolidating 22 branch locations this year.

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    The largest financial institution headquartered in Louisiana says it's closing or consolidating 22 branch locations this year.

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  • Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

    Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:34:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:35:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, mourners wait for the start of a prayer vigil following a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. If you want to know where mass school shootings ar...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, mourners wait for the start of a prayer vigil following a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. If you want to know where mass school shootings ar...

    Look no farther than small-town and suburban America to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur.

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    Look no farther than small-town and suburban America to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur.

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  • Epic fox vs. rabbit vs. eagle battle caught on camera

    Epic fox vs. rabbit vs. eagle battle caught on camera

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:54:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:33:04 GMT
    Fox or eagle: Who ya got? (Source: Pixabay, file)Fox or eagle: Who ya got? (Source: Pixabay, file)

    A bald eagle tried stealing a rabbit from a fox at San Juan Island National Historical Park, but the fox wasn't about to let his meal get away so easily. 

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    A bald eagle tried stealing a rabbit from a fox at San Juan Island National Historical Park, but the fox wasn't about to let his meal get away so easily. 

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunshine and storms are the norm; watching the Gulf late-week

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunshine and storms are the norm; watching the Gulf late-week

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunshine and storms are the norm; watching the Gulf late-week

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:52:51 GMT
    Tuesday forecastTuesday forecast
    Tuesday forecastTuesday forecast
    With all the heat and humidity in place, it’s no surprise that we are finally seeing the return of our more normal daily thunderstorms in the afternoon and that pattern won’t be changing any day this week. With our daily rain chances around 40%, it’s a setup where you could see storms one day but not the next. Any of the downpours will be capable of cloud-to-ground lightning, so make sure to go indoors until the storms pass. Nighttime lows in the lower 70s will quic...More >>
    With all the heat and humidity in place, it’s no surprise that we are finally seeing the return of our more normal daily thunderstorms in the afternoon and that pattern won’t be changing any day this week. With our daily rain chances around 40%, it’s a setup where you could see storms one day but not the next. Any of the downpours will be capable of cloud-to-ground lightning, so make sure to go indoors until the storms pass. Nighttime lows in the lower 70s will quic...More >>
  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:37:05 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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  • Alert postal carrier and neighbor rescue elderly woman on floor for days

    Alert postal carrier and neighbor rescue elderly woman on floor for days

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:13:33 GMT

    Imagine lying helplessly on the floor in your home for days, waiting and hoping that someone will find you before it's too late. It happened to 80 year old Maggie Arcement who will never forget the ones who came to her rescue. Arcement sits on the side of the bed a few minutes after waking up in the morning. "Saying my prayers and my meditation and then I stand up and go on my way.  I do this so I don't get dizzy," she explains.  But last Monday her le...

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    Imagine lying helplessly on the floor in your home for days, waiting and hoping that someone will find you before it's too late. It happened to 80 year old Maggie Arcement who will never forget the ones who came to her rescue. Arcement sits on the side of the bed a few minutes after waking up in the morning. "Saying my prayers and my meditation and then I stand up and go on my way.  I do this so I don't get dizzy," she explains.  But last Monday her le...

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  • LCPD looking for suspect in 12th Street shooting

    LCPD looking for suspect in 12th Street shooting

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:02:18 GMT
    (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)(Source: Lake Charles Police Department)
    (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)(Source: Lake Charles Police Department)

    A shooting on 12th Street leaves a victim with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lt. Richard Harrell, Lake Charles Police Department spokesman. A victim was shot multiple times but doesn't have any injuries, said Harrell. The suspect has not been apprehended, according to Harrell. KPLC will continue to update this story as we receive more information. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    A shooting on 12th Street leaves a victim with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lt. Richard Harrell, Lake Charles Police Department spokesman. A victim was shot multiple times but doesn't have any injuries, said Harrell. The suspect has not been apprehended, according to Harrell. KPLC will continue to update this story as we receive more information. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • Active shooting situation reported in Panama City, FL

    Active shooting situation reported in Panama City, FL

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:19:06 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:38:16 GMT

    The Walton County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a suspicious death in Santa Rosa Beach, about 30 miles away, is connected to the situation.

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    The Walton County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a suspicious death in Santa Rosa Beach, about 30 miles away, is connected to the situation.

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  • Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

    Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:43:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:34:09 GMT
    A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer. (Source: Baltimore County Police/CNN)A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer. (Source: Baltimore County Police/CNN)

    The officer, who wasn't immediately identified, was run over by a Jeep and fatally injured, authorities say.

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    The officer, who wasn't immediately identified, was run over by a Jeep and fatally injured, authorities say.

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  • New scratch-and-sniff stamps are headed for your mail box

    New scratch-and-sniff stamps are headed for your mail box

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:22:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:22:07 GMT
    Next month, the U.S. Postal Service will roll out its Frozen Treats Forever stamps. (Source: U.S. Postal Service)Next month, the U.S. Postal Service will roll out its Frozen Treats Forever stamps. (Source: U.S. Postal Service)
    Next month, the U.S. Postal Service will roll out its Frozen Treats Forever stamps. (Source: U.S. Postal Service)Next month, the U.S. Postal Service will roll out its Frozen Treats Forever stamps. (Source: U.S. Postal Service)

    Next month, the U.S. Postal Service will roll out its Frozen Treats Forever stamps.

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    Next month, the U.S. Postal Service will roll out its Frozen Treats Forever stamps.

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  • The Latest: Trump doesn't like Kim Jong Un's attitude change

    The Latest: Trump doesn't like Kim Jong Un's attitude change

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:15:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page  in Singapore. U.S. We...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page in Singapore. U.S. We...

    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

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    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

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  • Mom blogs howl over 'Show Dogs' movie, say it teaches kids its OK to let strangers touch them

    Mom blogs howl over 'Show Dogs' movie, say it teaches kids its OK to let strangers touch them

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:29:27 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:15:41 GMT

    The blogs said the PG-rated movie teaches children that it’s OK for them to let strangers touch their private parts.

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    The blogs said the PG-rated movie teaches children that it’s OK for them to let strangers touch their private parts.

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  • Teen ordered to pay $36 million in restitution for Oregon fire

    Teen ordered to pay $36 million in restitution for Oregon fire

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:17:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:19:35 GMT
    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained and cost the state at least $20 million. The teen has the option to set up a payment plan. (Source: KOIN/CNN)The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained and cost the state at least $20 million. The teen has the option to set up a payment plan. (Source: KOIN/CNN)

    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained. If the teen cannot pay the amount in full, the court said he could establish a payment plan.

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    The 2017 fire engulfed more than 48,000 acres in Oregon and Washington before it was contained. If the teen cannot pay the amount in full, the court said he could establish a payment plan.

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  • Bear gets stuck inside car, destroys it

    Bear gets stuck inside car, destroys it

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:33:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:33:43 GMT
    The bear escaped and ran straight into the woods, but it left its mark. There was plenty of hairs, claw marks, and ...well let's say it isn't exactly toilet trained. (Source: WFSB/CNN)The bear escaped and ran straight into the woods, but it left its mark. There was plenty of hairs, claw marks, and ...well let's say it isn't exactly toilet trained. (Source: WFSB/CNN)

    They managed to catch the suspect in the act. Police figured the adult black bear got inside the car by using the driver's side handle, which was damaged.

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    They managed to catch the suspect in the act. Police figured the adult black bear got inside the car by using the driver's side handle, which was damaged.

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  • Pregnant bride, father shot hours after wedding in Philadelphia

    Pregnant bride, father shot hours after wedding in Philadelphia

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:09:24 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:09:24 GMT
    Police believe jealousy on the part of the groom’s ex-wife may have motivated the shooting. (Source: KYW/CNN)Police believe jealousy on the part of the groom’s ex-wife may have motivated the shooting. (Source: KYW/CNN)

    Police believe jealousy on the part of the groom’s ex-wife may have motivated the shooting.

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    Police believe jealousy on the part of the groom’s ex-wife may have motivated the shooting.

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  • LSU AgCenter could face budget cuts

    LSU AgCenter could face budget cuts

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:31:39 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)

    It's crunch time for Louisiana lawmakers.  Tuesday they begin a second special session to figure out the state's budget mess. The end of some temporary taxes means the state will face an estimated $650 million deficit when the new fiscal year begins July 1st.  During the regular session lawmakers could only make cuts to balance the budget, but in the special session tax hikes are back in play.  Governor John Bel Edwards wants increased sales taxes to bridge the budge...

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    It's crunch time for Louisiana lawmakers.  Tuesday they begin a second special session to figure out the state's budget mess. The end of some temporary taxes means the state will face an estimated $650 million deficit when the new fiscal year begins July 1st.  During the regular session lawmakers could only make cuts to balance the budget, but in the special session tax hikes are back in play.  Governor John Bel Edwards wants increased sales taxes to bridge the budge...

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  • Graduation Chaos: Dozens locked out at Barbe High School Graduation

    Graduation Chaos: Dozens locked out at Barbe High School Graduation

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:26:56 GMT
    (Source: charmedladyk)(Source: charmedladyk)

    It was a great day for graduating students at Barbe High School yesterday. However,its the families of some of those students that missed out on the enjoyment that a graduation brings; some driving near and far to watch their loved ones walk across the stage, yet never gaining entry into the building. Each year, Barbe holds its commencement exercises at Burton Coliseum. A facility that is run by the state, which requires the enforcement of strict safety codes mandated by the Louisia...

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    It was a great day for graduating students at Barbe High School yesterday. However,its the families of some of those students that missed out on the enjoyment that a graduation brings; some driving near and far to watch their loved ones walk across the stage, yet never gaining entry into the building. Each year, Barbe holds its commencement exercises at Burton Coliseum. A facility that is run by the state, which requires the enforcement of strict safety codes mandated by the Louisia...

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  • Twelve Palms murder trial underway

    Twelve Palms murder trial underway

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:11:44 GMT
    Johnnie Paul Hardman Jr. (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)Johnnie Paul Hardman Jr. (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)

    Jury selection began Monday in the first degree murder trial of Johnnie Paul Hardman, Jr. Hardman is accused of the shooting death of Joshua Touchet, 23, on July 22, 2017 at the Twelve Palms RV Park in Lake Charles. Two other people were also charge in Touchet's death. Desmond Orphey was indicted on one count of principal to first-degree murder, one count of principal to armed robbery with a firearm, and two counts of conspiracy to commit armed robbery with a firearm in 2017. O...

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    Jury selection began Monday in the first degree murder trial of Johnnie Paul Hardman, Jr. Hardman is accused of the shooting death of Joshua Touchet, 23, on July 22, 2017 at the Twelve Palms RV Park in Lake Charles. Two other people were also charge in Touchet's death. Desmond Orphey was indicted on one count of principal to first-degree murder, one count of principal to armed robbery with a firearm, and two counts of conspiracy to commit armed robbery with a firearm in 2017. O...

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  • DeRidder native takes aim at the Triple Crown

    DeRidder native takes aim at the Triple Crown

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:16:42 GMT

    You just can't stop Justify. The fan favorite edges closer to glory, but there's something you may not know about this young stunner. One of his owners found her love for racing right here in SWLA.  DeRidder native, Laurie Wolf is a co-managing partner with Starlight Racing, one of the four companies to own a part of the horse. Wolf says she never doubted Justify, who broke "Apollo's Curse" and becoming the first two year-old to win the derby in over 100 years....

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    You just can't stop Justify. The fan favorite edges closer to glory, but there's something you may not know about this young stunner. One of his owners found her love for racing right here in SWLA.  DeRidder native, Laurie Wolf is a co-managing partner with Starlight Racing, one of the four companies to own a part of the horse. Wolf says she never doubted Justify, who broke "Apollo's Curse" and becoming the first two year-old to win the derby in over 100 years....

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  • Mortgage rates reach 7-year high

    Mortgage rates reach 7-year high

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:12:47 GMT

    If you're looking to buy a home, you may want to do so sooner than later. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage is now 4.61 percent, up from 4.02 percent this time last year. Craig Boudreaux, a loan officer with Louisiana Mortgage Associates, said rates are rising because of a stronger economy. "The federal government had not raised rates for years because the economy was doing poorly, so that kept the rates down artificially." Boudreaux said. "Now that our e...

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    If you're looking to buy a home, you may want to do so sooner than later. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage is now 4.61 percent, up from 4.02 percent this time last year. Craig Boudreaux, a loan officer with Louisiana Mortgage Associates, said rates are rising because of a stronger economy. "The federal government had not raised rates for years because the economy was doing poorly, so that kept the rates down artificially." Boudreaux said. "Now that our e...

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  • Soccer star Brandi Chastain or Gary Busey? Fans pan plaque

    Soccer star Brandi Chastain or Gary Busey? Fans pan plaque

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:22:54 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:34:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this July 10, 1999, file photo, the United States' Brandi Chastain celebrates by taking off her jersey after kicking in the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against China in the FIFA Women's World Cup ...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this July 10, 1999, file photo, the United States' Brandi Chastain celebrates by taking off her jersey after kicking in the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against China in the FIFA Women's World Cup ...
    Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.More >>
    Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.More >>
  • 6 young squirrels rescued from ordeal of tangled tails

    6 young squirrels rescued from ordeal of tangled tails

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:51:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:57:01 GMT
    Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them.More >>
    Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them.More >>
  • Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

    Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:40:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:57:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
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  • St Jude Dream Home

    St Jude Dream Home

    Your chance to win the very first St. Jude Dream Home in SWLA is coming soon! Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 5, 2018 for this beautiful 2 story home located in the Graywood community. Only 6000 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $100.Proceeds benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to help them continue their mission of finding cures to some of the most aggressive childhood cancers and saving the lives of children around the world. 

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    Your chance to win the very first St. Jude Dream Home in SWLA is coming soon! Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 5, 2018 for this beautiful 2 story home located in the Graywood community. Only 6000 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $100.Proceeds benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to help them continue their mission of finding cures to some of the most aggressive childhood cancers and saving the lives of children around the world. 

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  • Honoring educators

    Class Act Award Winners

    The Class Act Award honors teachers, tutors, principals and counselors who go above and beyond for their students. Winners are chosen once a month and highlighted on KPLC! The Class Act Award is sponsored by Lake Charles Toyota!

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    The Class Act Award honors teachers, tutors, principals and counselors who go above and beyond for their students. Winners are chosen once a month and highlighted on KPLC! The Class Act Award is sponsored by Lake Charles Toyota!

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    KPLC Taste Test

    KPLC Taste Test

    The KPLC Taste Test Team try all those weird things you see at the grocery store, and give your our honest opinion if they are a hit, or a miss!

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    The KPLC Taste Test Team try all those weird things you see at the grocery store, and give your our honest opinion if they are a hit, or a miss!

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    Click on these feel-good stories that will uplift, warm your heart, are cute, sweet or just something that makes you smile. 

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