Theresa was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo. After receiving a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, she accepted a reporting job at KPLC. That was April 12, 1978. Over the years Theresa has covered nearly every news beat.
Louisiana State Representative Dorothy Sue Hill won't be able to run for re-election next year, because she will be termed out after completing three terms. She is fighting hard to get road improvements for her constituents. Hill says some needs she's been requesting for eleven years.
The Louisiana Legislature's Joint Committee on Highway Priority construction was in Lake Charles today. They held a public hearing which allowed those who wanted to speak to talk about highway priority construction projects needed,
All 17 judges of the U.S.Fifth Circuit will consider the ruling of a three judge panel that, if it stands, could eventually allow the child killer and pedophile to go free. The Calcasieu D.A. and Louisiana Attorney General joined together to try to lodge a successful appeal against Langley/
Calcasieu Police Jury staff recommends consolidating drainage districts. The report and recommendations was made public at a meeting of the Parishwide Drainage Committee. No action on the recommendations is expected until next year.
Calcasieu Police Juror Dennis Scott is among those participating in a National Coastal Workshop aimed at strengthening coastal counties' resilience. He's also been appointed to a national Resilient Counties Advisory Board which is part of NACo's initiative to help counties thrive.
Robert Handy has pleaded guilty to attempted second degree murder of Lake Charles attorney Jonathan Brown. Brown was shot in the back in May 2017, when Handy and another man allegedly fired shots into a home in Iowa. Brown was seriously injured.
September 24 is the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Jaylyn Citizen, the ten year old killed in his home on Shattuck Street. His 17-year-old brother was wounded, but survived. Felton Thompson is charged with First Degree Murder and other charges. The state seeks the death penalty.