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  • Rodoni's no-hitter ends McNeese's season, 6-0

    Rodoni's no-hitter ends McNeese's season, 6-0

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:15:13 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    After an 8-0 lead in game one of the College Station Regional, McNeese would score only four more runs in 17 innings of tournament play. That includes the Cowgirls' 6-0 loss to Baylor on Saturday. Baylor pitcher Gia Rodoni threw a no-hitter, keeping McNeese off the scoreboard. Rodoni only allowed three walks, while picking up nine strikeouts. Full game stats can be found here. McNeese ends its season 41-21 overall after winning its third-straight Southland Confe...More >>
    After an 8-0 lead in game one of the College Station Regional, McNeese would score only four more runs in 17 innings of tournament play. That includes the Cowgirls' 6-0 loss to Baylor on Saturday. Baylor pitcher Gia Rodoni threw a no-hitter, keeping McNeese off the scoreboard. Rodoni only allowed three walks, while picking up nine strikeouts. Full game stats can be found here. McNeese ends its season 41-21 overall after winning its third-straight Southland Confe...More >>
  • Vehicle led four law enforcement agencies on high-speed chase on I-10

    Vehicle led four law enforcement agencies on high-speed chase on I-10

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:11:21 GMT
    Travis Salvador Chavira (Source: Louisiana State Police)Travis Salvador Chavira (Source: Louisiana State Police)

    A man has been arrested after a high-speed chase with multiple local law enforcement agencies on Saturday, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. A state trooper attempted to pull over a vehicle on I-10 for speeding when they did not stop, says Anderson. The vehicle exceeded speeds of 100 mph and led Louisiana State Police, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Vinton Police Department, and Sulphur Police Department on a 33-minute chase through Vinton and Sulphur....

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    A man has been arrested after a high-speed chase with multiple local law enforcement agencies on Saturday, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. A state trooper attempted to pull over a vehicle on I-10 for speeding when they did not stop, says Anderson. The vehicle exceeded speeds of 100 mph and led Louisiana State Police, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Vinton Police Department, and Sulphur Police Department on a 33-minute chase through Vinton and Sulphur....

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  • Cowgirls lose in run-rule fashion to Texas A&M, 10-1

    Cowgirls lose in run-rule fashion to Texas A&M, 10-1

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:50:52 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    McNeese seemed to have no answer for the Aggies as Texas A&M run-ruled the Cowgirls, 10-1 in six innings. It was the Aggies' second run-rule win of the regional. Aggie outfielder Sarah Hudek had two doubles, a home run and added three RBIs in the win. McNeese's Justyce McClain remained perfect in regional play with a two-for-two performance.  Full game stats can be found here. Since the fourth inning of the Baylor game, the Cowgirls have been outscored 20-4 ...

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    McNeese seemed to have no answer for the Aggies as Texas A&M run-ruled the Cowgirls, 10-1 in six innings. It was the Aggies' second run-rule win of the regional. Aggie outfielder Sarah Hudek had two doubles, a home run and added three RBIs in the win. McNeese's Justyce McClain remained perfect in regional play with a two-for-two performance.  Full game stats can be found here. Since the fourth inning of the Baylor game, the Cowgirls have been outscored 20-4 ...

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  • CPSO: Man arrested for attempted murder of a police officer

    CPSO: Man arrested for attempted murder of a police officer

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:04:56 GMT
    Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
    Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
    A man has been arrested for attempted murder of a police officer following an altercation on Friday, according to Kim Myers, spokesperson for Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. At approximately 7 p.m. on May 18, Donovan Christian Lawrence, 26, was arrested by a CPSO deputy for trespassing at a convenience store on Highway 14 in Lake Charles. Myers says while the deputy was searching Lawrence's property, he located synthetic marijuana. Lawrence began to physically resi...More >>
    A man has been arrested for attempted murder of a police officer following an altercation on Friday, according to Kim Myers, spokesperson for Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. At approximately 7 p.m. on May 18, Donovan Christian Lawrence, 26, was arrested by a CPSO deputy for trespassing at a convenience store on Highway 14 in Lake Charles. Myers says while the deputy was searching Lawrence's property, he located synthetic marijuana. Lawrence began to physically resi...More >>
  • Sub with 'lust for life,' Pakistani girl among Texas victims

    Sub with 'lust for life,' Pakistani girl among Texas victims

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:27:21 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:16:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). People react outside the unification center at the Alamo Gym, following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). People react outside the unification center at the Alamo Gym, following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    A sophomore baseball player who was wounded in the mass shooting at a Texas high school says the gunman walked into his classroom and tossed something onto desks.More >>
    A sophomore baseball player who was wounded in the mass shooting at a Texas high school says the gunman walked into his classroom and tossed something onto desks.More >>
  • LSUE's offense falters, Meridian forces winner-take-all Region 23 title game

    LSUE's offense falters, Meridian forces winner-take-all Region 23 title game

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:34:58 GMT
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
     In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1. LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third-lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high. The Bengals looked like they would draw fir...More >>
     In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1. LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third-lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high. The Bengals looked like they would draw fir...More >>
  • McNeese baseball swept at Lamar, locks up sixth seed in SLC tournament

    McNeese baseball swept at Lamar, locks up sixth seed in SLC tournament

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:19:17 GMT
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    (Source: McNeese Athletics)(Source: McNeese Athletics)
    McNeese rallied from a 6-1 deficit with a run in the seventh and two in the eighth, then had the tying run at the plate in the ninth inning but Lamar was able to hold on to beat the Cowboys 6-4 to sweep the weekend series and close out the regular season. Despite the loss, McNeese will continue its season next Wednesday when it opens play as the sixth-seed in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament. The Cowboys will take on Northwestern State at 9 a.m. in the first round at Cons...More >>
    McNeese rallied from a 6-1 deficit with a run in the seventh and two in the eighth, then had the tying run at the plate in the ninth inning but Lamar was able to hold on to beat the Cowboys 6-4 to sweep the weekend series and close out the regular season. Despite the loss, McNeese will continue its season next Wednesday when it opens play as the sixth-seed in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament. The Cowboys will take on Northwestern State at 9 a.m. in the first round at Cons...More >>
  • Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married at Windsor

    Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married at Windsor

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:06:16 GMT
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday. (Source: Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP)Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday. (Source: Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP)

    Around 600 people are attending St. George's Chapel, on the grounds of Windsor Castle, to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed.

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    Around 600 people are attending St. George's Chapel, on the grounds of Windsor Castle, to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed.

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  • WATCH LIVE: The Royal Wedding

    WATCH LIVE: The Royal Wedding

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:55:09 GMT
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Source: wikipedia)Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Source: wikipedia)
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Source: wikipedia)Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Source: wikipedia)

    The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place today in Windsor. According to the Royal Family's website, the service will begin at St George's Chapel and will be conducted by the Dean of Windsor, The Rt Revd. David Conner. The Most Revd. and Rt Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, will officiate as the couple makes their marriage vows. 600 guests are expected to arrive, although little has been revealed about exactly who these guests will be. It has be...

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    The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place today in Windsor. According to the Royal Family's website, the service will begin at St George's Chapel and will be conducted by the Dean of Windsor, The Rt Revd. David Conner. The Most Revd. and Rt Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, will officiate as the couple makes their marriage vows. 600 guests are expected to arrive, although little has been revealed about exactly who these guests will be. It has be...

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  • 10 dead, 10 wounded in TX high school shooting; suspect charged with capital murder

    10 dead, 10 wounded in TX high school shooting; suspect charged with capital murder

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:25:33 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:03:00 GMT

    The suspect is a 17-year-old student at the school. Police are investigating if he has an accomplice. 

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    The suspect is a 17-year-old student at the school. Police are investigating if he has an accomplice. 

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  • Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

    Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:41:19 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.

    Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people.

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    Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people.

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  • Winning $315M Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey

    Winning $315M Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:36:48 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:45:23 GMT
    Officials say if the winner wants to cash out, he or she still gets a cool $183M. (Source: MULTI-STATE LOTTERY ASSOCIATION)Officials say if the winner wants to cash out, he or she still gets a cool $183M. (Source: MULTI-STATE LOTTERY ASSOCIATION)

    Officials say if the winner wants to cash out, he or she still gets a cool $183M. 

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    Officials say if the winner wants to cash out, he or she still gets a cool $183M. 

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  • Texas lieutenant governor calls for 'hardening' of schools

    Texas lieutenant governor calls for 'hardening' of schools

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:51:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:43:22 GMT
    (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...

    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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  • New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:10:57 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:42:37 GMT
    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)

    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:21:30 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...

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    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.

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  • Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

    Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:11:15 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:01:55 GMT

    Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.

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    Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.

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  • Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

    Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-20 05:31:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:54:30 GMT
    (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...(Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...

    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

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    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

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  • Airline passenger accused of punching deaf pregnant woman, service dog

    Airline passenger accused of punching deaf pregnant woman, service dog

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:57:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:57:56 GMT
    The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed. (Source: Family photos/WKMG/CNN)The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed. (Source: Family photos/WKMG/CNN)

    The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed.

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    The case was turned over to the FBI, who are still determining if charges will be filed.

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  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:41:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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  • Doctor sentenced for poisoning girlfriend who lost baby

    Doctor sentenced for poisoning girlfriend who lost baby

    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-05-20 07:59:32 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-05-20 07:59:32 GMT
    The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan. (Source: WJLA/Brooke Fiske/CNN)The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan. (Source: WJLA/Brooke Fiske/CNN)

    The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan.

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    The man no longer has his medical license, and he could be deported to his birthplace of Pakistan.

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  • In deadly school shooting, a confession but no clear motive

    In deadly school shooting, a confession but no clear motive

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:10:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:05:44 GMT
    (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly schoo...(Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly schoo...

    Officials say the Texas student charged in the shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack in private journals.

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    Officials say the Texas student charged in the shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack in private journals.

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  • Mother jailed after son mistakenly tests positive for cocaine

    Mother jailed after son mistakenly tests positive for cocaine

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-05-19 15:47:38 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:43:34 GMT

    Starla McCray spent three days in jail after her son tested positive for cocaine. The hospital now says it was all a mistake and that there was an error in the test.

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    Starla McCray spent three days in jail after her son tested positive for cocaine. The hospital now says it was all a mistake and that there was an error in the test.

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  • J.J. Watt will pay for funerals of Santa Fe shooting victims

    J.J. Watt will pay for funerals of Santa Fe shooting victims

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:41:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:43:58 GMT
    The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday. (Source: CNN)The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday. (Source: CNN)

    The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday.

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    The Houston Texans confirmed J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 people killed Friday.

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  • LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:41:15 GMT
    Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

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    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

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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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