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    Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-02-16 18:18:41 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-17 17:04:58 GMT

    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

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    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

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  • Black History Month: The Beacos

    Black History Month: The Beacos

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:55 PM EST2018-02-17 04:55:58 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)

    KPLC's Black History Month profiles continue with a couple who knew how to let the good times roll.  When Bernard Beaco married his wife Dolores in 1955, he never imagined that their move to Lake Charles would be long term. But as the years went by they made an impact, one that can be felt especially during Mardi Gras season.   "We did everything together.," said Bernard. "We were a twosome." If you saw Bernard Beaco, Dolores was usually rig...

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    KPLC's Black History Month profiles continue with a couple who knew how to let the good times roll.  When Bernard Beaco married his wife Dolores in 1955, he never imagined that their move to Lake Charles would be long term. But as the years went by they made an impact, one that can be felt especially during Mardi Gras season.   "We did everything together.," said Bernard. "We were a twosome." If you saw Bernard Beaco, Dolores was usually rig...

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  • Crawfish rush as Lent begins

    Crawfish rush as Lent begins

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:18 PM EST2018-02-17 03:18:14 GMT
    Every crawfish vendor in the area is scrambling to handle the crowds today as thousands of families get into the Lenten season the SWLA way.   Around 2 in the afternoon is a usually less busy time. Steamboat Bill's ran out of these little red guys. But don't worry they have more. "It is our tradition crawfish season does start to get big around Lent around the first Friday of Lent but right now it's been a little different for us because the weather has been...More >>
    Every crawfish vendor in the area is scrambling to handle the crowds today as thousands of families get into the Lenten season the SWLA way.   Around 2 in the afternoon is a usually less busy time. Steamboat Bill's ran out of these little red guys. But don't worry they have more. "It is our tradition crawfish season does start to get big around Lent around the first Friday of Lent but right now it's been a little different for us because the weather has been...More >>
  • Daniel Kight claims insanity defense in brutal killing of former brother-in-law

    Daniel Kight claims insanity defense in brutal killing of former brother-in-law

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-02-17 02:23:09 GMT
    Daniel Kight. (Source: Vinton Police Department)Daniel Kight. (Source: Vinton Police Department)

    the murder trial of Daniel Kight--who committed a gruesome killing in Vinton in 2014 is recessed until next week--   kight has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity: the stabbing death of David Scasino in 2014 was especially brutal in a town that had not had a homicide for an estimated 30 years.  prosecutors say Scasino was stabbed at least fifty times and the body was mutilated. "His throat was also slit, he was cut open from his chin and then part of his...

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    the murder trial of Daniel Kight--who committed a gruesome killing in Vinton in 2014 is recessed until next week--   kight has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity: the stabbing death of David Scasino in 2014 was especially brutal in a town that had not had a homicide for an estimated 30 years.  prosecutors say Scasino was stabbed at least fifty times and the body was mutilated. "His throat was also slit, he was cut open from his chin and then part of his...

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  • Man wanted for failure to appear in court in Abbeville

    Man wanted for failure to appear in court in Abbeville

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:47 PM EST2018-02-16 23:47:19 GMT
    (Source Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office)(Source Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office)

    The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division is searching for a subject for failure to appear in court.  Jermaine Devon Guidry, 24, was sentenced for two Counts of Assault by Drive-by Shooting, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, and Attempted Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felony. Officials say that he may drive two vehicles; a 2008 Black Nissan Altima and a 2009 Silver Pontiac. The suspect has been entered into NCIC. Anyone with information re...

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    The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division is searching for a subject for failure to appear in court.  Jermaine Devon Guidry, 24, was sentenced for two Counts of Assault by Drive-by Shooting, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, and Attempted Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felony. Officials say that he may drive two vehicles; a 2008 Black Nissan Altima and a 2009 Silver Pontiac. The suspect has been entered into NCIC. Anyone with information re...

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  • You ready for some Crawfish?

    Here's what you'll pay

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:16 PM EST2018-02-16 21:16:48 GMT

    Crawfish prices around the lake area.

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    Crawfish prices around the lake area.

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  • Maplewood schools given all clear after brief lockdown

    Maplewood schools given all clear after brief lockdown

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-16 20:42:15 GMT
    CPSB logo (Source: CPSB)CPSB logo (Source: CPSB)
    Two school lockdowns were reported Friday by the Calcasieu Parish School Board.  According to a post on the CPSB Facebook page, Maplewood Middle and Elementary schools were placed on lockdown "out of an abundance of caution" due to a campus visitor.  Once the situation was investigated and ruled a non-threat the lockdown was lifted.  Calcasieu Parish School Board Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
    Two school lockdowns were reported Friday by the Calcasieu Parish School Board.  According to a post on the CPSB Facebook page, Maplewood Middle and Elementary schools were placed on lockdown "out of an abundance of caution" due to a campus visitor.  Once the situation was investigated and ruled a non-threat the lockdown was lifted.  Calcasieu Parish School Board Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Craft stores invaded by photographers for the #HobbyLobbyChallenge

    Craft stores invaded by photographers for the #HobbyLobbyChallenge

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:29 PM EST2018-02-16 20:29:25 GMT
    (Source: Aminah McKenzie Photography via Twitter)(Source: Aminah McKenzie Photography via Twitter)

    Here's an internet challenge that maybe we can all get behind. People are headed to Hobby Lobby, Michaels, and other craft stores across the country to take amazing photos.  It's dubbed the #HobbyLobbyChallenge and is simple - head down the floral aisles at your favorite craft store and snap gorgeous portraits. Check out some of the images people have been able to capture: spent forty minutes in hobby lobby and made magic ? #hobbylobbychallenge pic.twitter.com/PvC6AQAnf...

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    Here's an internet challenge that maybe we can all get behind. People are headed to Hobby Lobby, Michaels, and other craft stores across the country to take amazing photos.  It's dubbed the #HobbyLobbyChallenge and is simple - head down the floral aisles at your favorite craft store and snap gorgeous portraits. Check out some of the images people have been able to capture: spent forty minutes in hobby lobby and made magic ? #hobbylobbychallenge pic.twitter.com/PvC6AQAnf...

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  • School safety in SWLA

    School safety in SWLA

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:04 PM EST2018-02-16 18:04:37 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Following the school shooting in Florida, many people are still asking why this happens.

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    Following the school shooting in Florida, many people are still asking why this happens.

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  • La. state income taxes go up in response to new federal tax law

    La. state income taxes go up in response to new federal tax law

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:14 AM EST2018-02-16 13:14:05 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    The Louisiana Department of Revenue reported Thursday that it has updated the state’s income tax withholding tables to compensate for changes in the federal tax law passed last year.

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    The Louisiana Department of Revenue reported Thursday that it has updated the state’s income tax withholding tables to compensate for changes in the federal tax law passed last year.

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  • Fog halts McNeese-Wichita State game in 9th with Cowboys trailing 10-6

    Fog halts McNeese-Wichita State game in 9th with Cowboys trailing 10-6

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-02-17 05:22:01 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Winter in the south is never dull. That was proven on Friday night when McNeese baseball's season opening game against Wichita State was halted in the ninth inning due to fog… yes, fog. The game will be resumed at 1 p.m. on Saturday and game two will follow 40-45 minutes at the conclusion of game one. Trailing 10-5 heading to the bottom of the ninth, McNeese got one out triple from Jake Cochran whose deep fly to right-centerfield might have been...More >>
    Winter in the south is never dull. That was proven on Friday night when McNeese baseball's season opening game against Wichita State was halted in the ninth inning due to fog… yes, fog. The game will be resumed at 1 p.m. on Saturday and game two will follow 40-45 minutes at the conclusion of game one. Trailing 10-5 heading to the bottom of the ninth, McNeese got one out triple from Jake Cochran whose deep fly to right-centerfield might have been...More >>
  • No. 24 McNeese splits results on day one of Southern Miss Black and Gold Invitational

    No. 24 McNeese splits results on day one of Southern Miss Black and Gold Invitational

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-02-17 05:16:02 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    McNeese softball came from behind to defeat Mississippi Valley State 12-6 in the nightcap here Friday to finish day one of the Southern Miss Invitational with a 1-1 record. The Cowgirls opened tournament play with a 7-1 loss to 11th ranked Baylor. McNeese (5-2) will face 9th ranked Alabama at at 1 p.m. Saturday and Southern Miss at 10 a.m. Sunday morning to conclude tournament action.  McNeese scored the first run of the game but gave up five runs over the next two innings to t...More >>
    McNeese softball came from behind to defeat Mississippi Valley State 12-6 in the nightcap here Friday to finish day one of the Southern Miss Invitational with a 1-1 record. The Cowgirls opened tournament play with a 7-1 loss to 11th ranked Baylor. McNeese (5-2) will face 9th ranked Alabama at at 1 p.m. Saturday and Southern Miss at 10 a.m. Sunday morning to conclude tournament action.  McNeese scored the first run of the game but gave up five runs over the next two innings to t...More >>
  • Sulphur city offices to be closed for President's Day

    Sulphur city offices to be closed for President's Day

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:49 PM EST2018-02-17 04:49:31 GMT
    (Source KPLC)(Source KPLC)

    The city of Sulphur reports that all city offices will be closed Monday, February 19th, 2018, in observance of President's Day. There will be no interruptions to the residential garbage collection schedule.  

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    The city of Sulphur reports that all city offices will be closed Monday, February 19th, 2018, in observance of President's Day. There will be no interruptions to the residential garbage collection schedule.  

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  • Chen flops as teammates soar in men's Olympic short program

    Chen flops as teammates soar in men's Olympic short program

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:57 AM EST2018-02-16 06:57:15 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-02-16 21:49:49 GMT

    Nathan Chen's dreams of Olympic gold were dashed when the American struggled through his short program, though teammates Vincent Zhou and Adam Rippon fared much better.

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    Nathan Chen's dreams of Olympic gold were dashed when the American struggled through his short program, though teammates Vincent Zhou and Adam Rippon fared much better.

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  • Boil advisory lifted for some areas of DeRidder

    Boil advisory lifted for some areas of DeRidder

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-02-16 20:51:45 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The boil advisory has been lifted for customers in DeRidder. Waterworks District 3 of Beauregard Parish announced the lift for those who live on 5689 and 5657 La. 171 and the West side of La. 171 from address 5590 La. 171 to the corner of Lee Eason Rd.  Refer any questions to WWD3 of Beauregard Parish at 337-725-3000.

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    The boil advisory has been lifted for customers in DeRidder. Waterworks District 3 of Beauregard Parish announced the lift for those who live on 5689 and 5657 La. 171 and the West side of La. 171 from address 5590 La. 171 to the corner of Lee Eason Rd.  Refer any questions to WWD3 of Beauregard Parish at 337-725-3000.

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  • Author reflects on Newbery Medal win

    Author reflects on Newbery Medal win

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-16 17:56:47 GMT
    (Source: Erin Entrada Kelly Facebook page)(Source: Erin Entrada Kelly Facebook page)

    Only one author in America gets the prestigious Newbery Medal each year, the highest honor for a children's author. Just this week, Erin Entrada Kelly was named the winner for her book, "Hello, Universe." Kelly lives in Pennsylvania now, but her roots in Southwest Louisiana are deep. Her books typically center on the underdog becoming victorious, something she says she can connect to after growing up feeling a bit different in Lake Charles - as one of the only Filipino-Am...

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    Only one author in America gets the prestigious Newbery Medal each year, the highest honor for a children's author. Just this week, Erin Entrada Kelly was named the winner for her book, "Hello, Universe." Kelly lives in Pennsylvania now, but her roots in Southwest Louisiana are deep. Her books typically center on the underdog becoming victorious, something she says she can connect to after growing up feeling a bit different in Lake Charles - as one of the only Filipino-Am...

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  • Gov. Edwards orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Florida shooting victims

    Gov. Edwards orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Florida shooting victims

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:51 PM EST2018-02-16 17:51:47 GMT
    (Source History.com)(Source History.com)

    Gov. Jon Bel Edwards had ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Louisiana to be flown over Louisiana. The flags will appear at half-staff over all public buildings and grounds in remembrance of the 17 students and teachers murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School this past Wednesday. Gov. Edwards states, "My heart is heavy for those who have lost children and loved ones, and I am hopeful that they may find peace during this time of grief. I pray that th...

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    Gov. Jon Bel Edwards had ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Louisiana to be flown over Louisiana. The flags will appear at half-staff over all public buildings and grounds in remembrance of the 17 students and teachers murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School this past Wednesday. Gov. Edwards states, "My heart is heavy for those who have lost children and loved ones, and I am hopeful that they may find peace during this time of grief. I pray that th...

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  • Chennault named Louisiana Airport of the Year

    Chennault named Louisiana Airport of the Year

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-16 16:26:45 GMT
    Chennault staff accepts FAA’s Louisiana Airport of the Year Award: Kim Harris, FAA; John Michener, FAA; John McMullen, Chennault; Randy Robb, Chennault; Andrea LaFleur, Chennault; Loretta Hanks, Chennault; Ignacio Flores, FAA; Cortez Gallien, Chennault.Chennault staff accepts FAA’s Louisiana Airport of the Year Award: Kim Harris, FAA; John Michener, FAA; John McMullen, Chennault; Randy Robb, Chennault; Andrea LaFleur, Chennault; Loretta Hanks, Chennault; Ignacio Flores, FAA; Cortez Gallien, Chennault.

    Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles was honored by the Federal Aviation Administration with the “Louisiana Airport of the Year” award.  

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    Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles was honored by the Federal Aviation Administration with the “Louisiana Airport of the Year” award.  

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  • Sunrise birthdays: Feb. 16

    Sunrise birthdays: Feb. 16

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:31 AM EST2018-02-16 15:31:05 GMT
    (Source: pablo)(Source: pablo)
    Happy birthday to our Sunrise birthdays for Feb. 16:  Tyler Williamson, 11 Alex Landry Jr.  Charlotte Green Chloe Ledet, 6 Ellaina Whitfield Hunter Jo Cormier, 17 Isabelle and Zoey Fisette, 6 Jennifer Turpeay-Guillory, 36 J'Santae Hickmon, 18 Leigh Anne Hammett, 22 Michael Guillory, 13 Rita Miller, 58 Seumas "DJ Double SS" Strauss Aubrey Sims, 3 Bernadine Daigle-Berry Chance Rosenstein, 6 If you want your birthdays featured on 7News Sunrise, sen...More >>
    Happy birthday to our Sunrise birthdays for Feb. 16:  Tyler Williamson, 11 Alex Landry Jr.  Charlotte Green Chloe Ledet, 6 Ellaina Whitfield Hunter Jo Cormier, 17 Isabelle and Zoey Fisette, 6 Jennifer Turpeay-Guillory, 36 J'Santae Hickmon, 18 Leigh Anne Hammett, 22 Michael Guillory, 13 Rita Miller, 58 Seumas "DJ Double SS" Strauss Aubrey Sims, 3 Bernadine Daigle-Berry Chance Rosenstein, 6 If you want your birthdays featured on 7News Sunrise, sen...More >>
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    Southwest Louisiana booking report: Feb 15

    Southwest Louisiana booking report: Feb 15

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:02 AM EST2018-02-16 14:02:08 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Kendrik Bailey, 25, Lake Charles: Domestic abuse battery; child endangerment. Jeffery Conerly, 46, Colorado Springs, CO: Domestic abuse battery; child endangerment, two counts of direct contempt of court. Rontonda Thibodeaux, 44, Lake Charles: Two counts of direct contempt of court, theft from $1,000 but less than $5,000. Rashita Pittman, 38, Lake Charles: Theft from $1,000 but less than $5,000, flight from an officer. Corey Douglas, 24, Lake Charles: Direct contempt of court...More >>
    Kendrik Bailey, 25, Lake Charles: Domestic abuse battery; child endangerment. Jeffery Conerly, 46, Colorado Springs, CO: Domestic abuse battery; child endangerment, two counts of direct contempt of court. Rontonda Thibodeaux, 44, Lake Charles: Two counts of direct contempt of court, theft from $1,000 but less than $5,000. Rashita Pittman, 38, Lake Charles: Theft from $1,000 but less than $5,000, flight from an officer. Corey Douglas, 24, Lake Charles: Direct contempt of court...More >>
  • SWLA Family Book Festival kicks off Feb. 17

    SWLA Family Book Festival kicks off Feb. 17

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-02-16 13:48:00 GMT

    Book lovers will have the chance to hear from and meet local authors at the annual Southwest Louisiana Family Book Festival. The free event will be held in the Central School Arts and Humanities Center on Kirby Street in Lake Charles, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Jerica Guillory will be featured as the keynote speaker. There will also be panels and an interactive kids zone. For a full list of events, you can visit https://www.swlabookfest.org. Copyright 201...

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    Book lovers will have the chance to hear from and meet local authors at the annual Southwest Louisiana Family Book Festival. The free event will be held in the Central School Arts and Humanities Center on Kirby Street in Lake Charles, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Jerica Guillory will be featured as the keynote speaker. There will also be panels and an interactive kids zone. For a full list of events, you can visit https://www.swlabookfest.org. Copyright 201...

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  • Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-17 04:00:25 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:32 PM EST2018-02-17 21:32:48 GMT

    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

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    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

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  • Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

    Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:52 AM EST2018-02-17 14:52:36 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-02-17 21:22:37 GMT
    Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics.More >>
    Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics.More >>
  • Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-17 06:30:42 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:11 PM EST2018-02-17 21:11:33 GMT
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation...More >>
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning.More >>
  • Tied for 6th, Vonn points to key mistake; also erred earlier

    Tied for 6th, Vonn points to key mistake; also erred earlier

    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:20 AM EST2018-02-17 07:20:07 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-17 20:42:52 GMT
    Lindey Vonn's first Olympic race in eight years included one very late and obvious error that she used to explain why she tied for sixth place in the super-G.More >>
    Lindey Vonn's first Olympic race in eight years included one very late and obvious error that she used to explain why she tied for sixth place in the super-G.More >>
  • 7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-02-17 05:12:39 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-17 20:42:25 GMT
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.More >>
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.More >>
  • The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

    The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-02-17 01:10:11 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:52 PM EST2018-02-17 19:52:22 GMT

    Japanese sensation Yuzuru Hanyu is aiming to become the first men's figure skater to defend his Olympic title since Dick Button in 1952 in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena.

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    Japanese sensation Yuzuru Hanyu is aiming to become the first men's figure skater to defend his Olympic title since Dick Button in 1952 in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena.

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  • Kept out: Loophole in law for the poor spurs gentrification

    Kept out: Loophole in law for the poor spurs gentrification

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:26 AM EST2018-02-16 11:26:46 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:42 PM EST2018-02-17 19:42:14 GMT

    Banks getting credit for lending to white homebuyers under law designed to aid poor communities.

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    Banks getting credit for lending to white homebuyers under law designed to aid poor communities.

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  • Japan's Hanyu wins skating gold, receives chorus of Poohs

    Japan's Hanyu wins skating gold, receives chorus of Poohs

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:39 AM EST2018-02-17 10:39:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:37 PM EST2018-02-17 18:37:32 GMT

    Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu made history at the Olympics on Friday night, setting off a hailstorm of Winnie the Pooh dolls.

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    Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu made history at the Olympics on Friday night, setting off a hailstorm of Winnie the Pooh dolls.

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  • Flu testing machine gives doctors an advantage

    Flu testing machine gives doctors an advantage

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-17 18:24:18 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-17 18:24:18 GMT

    A new machine looks for the flu virus in a different way and is far more effective than conventional tests.

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    A new machine looks for the flu virus in a different way and is far more effective than conventional tests.

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  • The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

    The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-02-16 16:38:38 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-17 18:03:43 GMT

    The FBI says it failed to investigate a specific report in January that Nikolas Cruz could be plotting a school shooting.

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    The FBI says it failed to investigate a specific report in January that Nikolas Cruz could be plotting a school shooting.

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  • Details emerge of Florida shooter's violent state of mind

    Details emerge of Florida shooter's violent state of mind

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:58 AM EST2018-02-17 12:58:55 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:09 AM EST2018-02-17 13:09:56 GMT

    Group chat messages and past police reports are beginning to piece together Nikolas Cruz’s violent history.

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    Group chat messages and past police reports are beginning to piece together Nikolas Cruz’s violent history.

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  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:07 PM EST2018-02-17 00:07:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-02-17 11:42:03 GMT
    USGS reported a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico on Friday, Feb. 16. (Source: CNN/FOROtv)USGS reported a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the state of Oaxaca in Mexico on Friday, Feb. 16. (Source: CNN/FOROtv)

    A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.

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    A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital.

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  • GOP House candidate continuing with AR-15 giveaway

    GOP House candidate continuing with AR-15 giveaway

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:05 AM EST2018-02-17 08:05:11 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:05 AM EST2018-02-17 08:05:11 GMT

    A Kansas GOP Congressional candidate is going ahead with a promotion to give away an AR-15 despite accusations of being tone deaf.

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    A Kansas GOP Congressional candidate is going ahead with a promotion to give away an AR-15 despite accusations of being tone deaf.

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  • Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

    Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:57 AM EST2018-02-16 05:57:29 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-17 06:42:01 GMT

    President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and 'the difficult issue of mental health' in response to deadly shooting in Florida.

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    President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and 'the difficult issue of mental health' in response to deadly shooting in Florida.

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  • Trump seizes on Mueller charge as proof of 'no collusion'

    Trump seizes on Mueller charge as proof of 'no collusion'

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-16 22:10:04 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-02-17 05:42:41 GMT

    President Donald Trump is seizing on what was absent in special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment as proof that his campaign didn't collude with Russians.

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    President Donald Trump is seizing on what was absent in special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment as proof that his campaign didn't collude with Russians.

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  • Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

    Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-16 19:31:16 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-02-17 04:24:19 GMT
    Nikolas Cruz, the troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by the NRA. (Source: Broward County Sheriff's Office)Nikolas Cruz, the troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by the NRA. (Source: Broward County Sheriff's Office)

    The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.

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    The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.

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  • FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect

    FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-02-16 04:46:45 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:02 PM EST2018-02-17 04:02:16 GMT

    Wednesday's shooting was the 17th incident of gunfire at a U.S. school this year.

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    Wednesday's shooting was the 17th incident of gunfire at a U.S. school this year.

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  • House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-16 06:20:18 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-02-17 03:12:02 GMT

    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.

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    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.

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  • Bieber, LeBron, other stars descend on LA for NBA showcase

    Bieber, LeBron, other stars descend on LA for NBA showcase

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:39 AM EST2018-02-16 08:39:03 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:31 PM EST2018-02-17 02:31:36 GMT

    Bieber, LeBron other stars descend on LA for NBA showcase.

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    Bieber, LeBron other stars descend on LA for NBA showcase.

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  • Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

    Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-02-16 16:02:48 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:24 PM EST2018-02-16 23:24:45 GMT

    A 75-year-old yearbook photo of four high school classmates in uniform during World War II is spurring an effort to locate the lost airplane flown by the only man in the picture not to make it home.

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    A 75-year-old yearbook photo of four high school classmates in uniform during World War II is spurring an effort to locate the lost airplane flown by the only man in the picture not to make it home.

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  • Abortion-rights supporters push back against gains by foes

    Abortion-rights supporters push back against gains by foes

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-15 16:30:18 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-02-16 22:51:51 GMT
    Abortion-rights supporters are fighting back this year as never before against gains made in the past decade by opponents.More >>
    Abortion-rights supporters are fighting back this year as never before against gains made in the past decade by opponents.More >>
  • Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

    Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-16 06:30:20 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-16 22:22:54 GMT

    The October deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas and other mass shootings have sparked debate but have had scant impact on the march toward looser gun laws under the Republican-controlled Congress.

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    The October deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas and other mass shootings have sparked debate but have had scant impact on the march toward looser gun laws under the Republican-controlled Congress.

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  • 6 inseparable friends now even closer after school shooting

    6 inseparable friends now even closer after school shooting

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-16 05:56:35 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:50 PM EST2018-02-16 21:50:12 GMT

    6 friends shattered by Florida shooting forge new bond; say they will use their connection to move forward.

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    6 friends shattered by Florida shooting forge new bond; say they will use their connection to move forward.

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  • 22 more children die from flu, brings total to 84

    22 more children die from flu, brings total to 84

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-02-16 18:40:09 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-02-16 18:40:09 GMT

    Southern states have been especially hard hit ,with 24 of the pediatric deaths taking place in eight southern states.

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    Southern states have been especially hard hit ,with 24 of the pediatric deaths taking place in eight southern states.

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  • Tigers open the 2018 baseball season against Notre Dame

    Tigers open the 2018 baseball season against Notre Dame

    The 2018 LSU Tigers are looking to get back to Omaha this year and it begins Friday night against Notre Dame at Alex Box Stadium.

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    The 2018 LSU Tigers are looking to get back to Omaha this year and it begins Friday night against Notre Dame at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Kept out: How banks block people of color from homeownership

    Kept out: How banks block people of color from homeownership

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:52 AM EST2018-02-15 11:52:58 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:37 AM EST2018-02-16 11:37:56 GMT

    An analysis based on federal data shows disparities persist in America's cities.

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    An analysis based on federal data shows disparities persist in America's cities.

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  • 'It just didn't feel right': Airline agent saves teens from human trafficking plot

    'It just didn't feel right': Airline agent saves teens from human trafficking plot

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:57 AM EST2018-02-16 09:57:54 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:57 AM EST2018-02-16 09:57:54 GMT

    The girls had befriended a man on Instagram, who bought them a one-way plane ticket for what they thought would be some modeling in music videos.

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    The girls had befriended a man on Instagram, who bought them a one-way plane ticket for what they thought would be some modeling in music videos.

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  • Sports Person of the Week - Kevin Anderson

    Sports Person of the Week - Kevin Anderson

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-02-16 05:42:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Vinton's Kevin Anderson Jr. is like a lot of small town kids coming up. Sports is their life.  "I always grew up playing basketball. It gets me away from things," said Anderson. "Vinton is a small town and we really don’t have anything else to do, but play basketball." Since he was a young boy, Anderson dreamed of one day following in his father's footsteps as a star play for the Vinton Lions. What he didn't realize, is they'd share the same ...More >>
    Vinton's Kevin Anderson Jr. is like a lot of small town kids coming up. Sports is their life.  "I always grew up playing basketball. It gets me away from things," said Anderson. "Vinton is a small town and we really don’t have anything else to do, but play basketball." Since he was a young boy, Anderson dreamed of one day following in his father's footsteps as a star play for the Vinton Lions. What he didn't realize, is they'd share the same ...More >>
  • Sunday marks start of Severe Weather Awareness Week

    Sunday marks start of Severe Weather Awareness Week

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:31 PM EST2018-02-16 02:31:59 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Governor John Bel Edwards has declared the week starting Feb. 18 to be “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in Louisiana. Local, state and federal agencies use the week to encourage families to "get a game plan" for any potential severe weather system. “Severe weather can happen anywhere in the state and during any season,” said GOHSEP Director James Waskom, “Dangerous conditions develop quickly and having your personal eme...More >>
    Governor John Bel Edwards has declared the week starting Feb. 18 to be “Severe Weather Awareness Week” in Louisiana. Local, state and federal agencies use the week to encourage families to "get a game plan" for any potential severe weather system. “Severe weather can happen anywhere in the state and during any season,” said GOHSEP Director James Waskom, “Dangerous conditions develop quickly and having your personal eme...More >>
  • How to keep KPLC in your Facebook news feed

    How to keep KPLC in your Facebook news feed

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:56 AM EST2018-02-15 16:56:19 GMT

    Changes that Facebook is making to your news feed could affect how you receive news happening in your area. A few simple steps will make sure you continue to get stories that matter to your family and friends.

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    Changes that Facebook is making to your news feed could affect how you receive news happening in your area. A few simple steps will make sure you continue to get stories that matter to your family and friends.

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