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The LSU Greek Life Implementation Committee has released its report that includes all 28 recommendations from the Task Force on Greek Life and some additional items LSU President F. King Alexander wanted.

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hazy, hot and humid days of summer

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hazy, hot and humid days of summer

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hazy, hot and humid days of summer

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:30:11 GMT
    Air Quality Action DayAir Quality Action Day
    Air Quality Action DayAir Quality Action Day
    Another hazy, hot and humid day is ahead for Southwest Louisiana. The Saharan Dust layer will be thick again which has resulted in an Air Quality Action Day being issued through 9:00 p.m. with air quality unhealthy for sensitive groups due to the high number of particulates related to the dust. This layer of dust will also again suppress shower and thunderstorms development today, keeping our area baking in the heat. As was the case on Monday, afternoon temperatures will top out in t...More >>
    Another hazy, hot and humid day is ahead for Southwest Louisiana. The Saharan Dust layer will be thick again which has resulted in an Air Quality Action Day being issued through 9:00 p.m. with air quality unhealthy for sensitive groups due to the high number of particulates related to the dust. This layer of dust will also again suppress shower and thunderstorms development today, keeping our area baking in the heat. As was the case on Monday, afternoon temperatures will top out in t...More >>
  • Concealed carry classes in SWLA

    Concealed carry classes in SWLA

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:58:44 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Many people have thought about getting a concealed carry permit but aren’t sure what you have to do to obtain one.

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    Many people have thought about getting a concealed carry permit but aren’t sure what you have to do to obtain one.

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  • Man surrenders after climbing sign on I-10, scene cleared

    Man surrenders after climbing sign on I-10, scene cleared

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:37:40 GMT
    Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)
    Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)

    A man who climbed an interstate sign on I-10 in Sulphur has now surrendered, according to Sulphur police. Early Tuesday morning, I-10 eastbound lanes on Beglis Parkway were blocked due to authorities and negotiators attempting to get the man down, says Sulphur police. 

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    A man who climbed an interstate sign on I-10 in Sulphur has now surrendered, according to Sulphur police. Early Tuesday morning, I-10 eastbound lanes on Beglis Parkway were blocked due to authorities and negotiators attempting to get the man down, says Sulphur police. 

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  • Cops n' cribs teaches unsafe sleeping prevention

    Cops n' cribs teaches unsafe sleeping prevention

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:17:44 GMT
    One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.
    One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.

    Calcasieu parish has seen 13 sleep-related infant deaths this year so far, according to the coroner's office. One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.  "Kaden had been put down for a nap and that when she went to check on him, he wasn't breathing," Reed said. "He had gotten wedged between the mattress and the wall after being...

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    Calcasieu parish has seen 13 sleep-related infant deaths this year so far, according to the coroner's office. One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.  "Kaden had been put down for a nap and that when she went to check on him, he wasn't breathing," Reed said. "He had gotten wedged between the mattress and the wall after being...

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  • Sulphur Aluminum Recycling Center reopens its doors

    Sulphur Aluminum Recycling Center reopens its doors

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:43:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    A long-time recycling company in Sulphur has reopened its doors after being out of business for nearly 2 years.  The Aluminum Recycling Center located in Sulphur has played a vital role in the community for more than 35 years. President and owner, Walter Moseley along with his son and co-owner Clint Moseley decided to close up shop after he fell ill back in 2016. He says during that time changes in the economy with the metal business also played a factor as to why the bus...

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    A long-time recycling company in Sulphur has reopened its doors after being out of business for nearly 2 years.  The Aluminum Recycling Center located in Sulphur has played a vital role in the community for more than 35 years. President and owner, Walter Moseley along with his son and co-owner Clint Moseley decided to close up shop after he fell ill back in 2016. He says during that time changes in the economy with the metal business also played a factor as to why the bus...

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  • Digital identification has more advantages than a physical version

    Digital identification has more advantages than a physical version

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:29:31 GMT

    Louisiana is among the first few states in the nation to take steps toward adopting digital identification. The creators/developers of the app called "LA Wallet" intend to make carrying around identification safer and simpler, both for the residents and for law enforcement. "Our digital representation on your phone is a live, interactive representation. So every time you pull it up, that app phones home and gets a live update... We're working, and have actively been wo...

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    Louisiana is among the first few states in the nation to take steps toward adopting digital identification. The creators/developers of the app called "LA Wallet" intend to make carrying around identification safer and simpler, both for the residents and for law enforcement. "Our digital representation on your phone is a live, interactive representation. So every time you pull it up, that app phones home and gets a live update... We're working, and have actively been wo...

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  • Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp

    Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp

    Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:35:05 GMT
    McNeese State University’s Counseling Center and Health Services will sponsor educational programming on campus during Alcohol Awareness Week that runs from February 26-March 2. (Source: MSU)McNeese State University’s Counseling Center and Health Services will sponsor educational programming on campus during Alcohol Awareness Week that runs from February 26-March 2. (Source: MSU)
    McNeese State University’s Counseling Center and Health Services will sponsor educational programming on campus during Alcohol Awareness Week that runs from February 26-March 2. (Source: MSU)McNeese State University’s Counseling Center and Health Services will sponsor educational programming on campus during Alcohol Awareness Week that runs from February 26-March 2. (Source: MSU)

    The annual Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp will be held July 16-20 at McNeese State University. The camp will be held from 9 a.m.¬-4 p.m. in the McNeese Recreational Complex.     This summer camp offers instruction in various dance styles, tumbling, etiquette, modeling and crafts. All classes are taught by current and former members of the Cowgirl Kickers Dance Team.  On the final day of camp, family and friends are invited to attend a showcase where campers wil...

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    The annual Kicker Kutie Summer Dance Camp will be held July 16-20 at McNeese State University. The camp will be held from 9 a.m.¬-4 p.m. in the McNeese Recreational Complex.     This summer camp offers instruction in various dance styles, tumbling, etiquette, modeling and crafts. All classes are taught by current and former members of the Cowgirl Kickers Dance Team.  On the final day of camp, family and friends are invited to attend a showcase where campers wil...

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  • CPSO searching for man suspected of burgling La. 14 business twice

    CPSO searching for man suspected of burgling La. 14 business twice

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:45:25 GMT
    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for man suspected of burglarizing a business on La. 14 on May 23 and again on May 24. (Source: CPSO)The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for man suspected of burglarizing a business on La. 14 on May 23 and again on May 24. (Source: CPSO)
    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for man suspected of burglarizing a business on La. 14 on May 23 and again on May 24. (Source: CPSO)The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for man suspected of burglarizing a business on La. 14 on May 23 and again on May 24. (Source: CPSO)

    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has released pictures of a burglary suspect. The news release said on May 23, a man entered a business on Highway 14 by and stole a portable battery charger and then returned the following night at stole a rolling battery charger and a portable air compressor. On May 24 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a business on Highway 14 in Lake Charles in reference to a burglary and theft.    If anyone...

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    The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has released pictures of a burglary suspect. The news release said on May 23, a man entered a business on Highway 14 by and stole a portable battery charger and then returned the following night at stole a rolling battery charger and a portable air compressor. On May 24 Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a business on Highway 14 in Lake Charles in reference to a burglary and theft.    If anyone...

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  • Saharan Dust creating a milky-look to the sky

    Saharan Dust creating a milky-look to the sky

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:04:16 GMT
    Brighter colors indicating Saharan dust.Brighter colors indicating Saharan dust.

    Saharan dust is expected to impact air quality across Southwest Louisiana.  According to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Southwest Louisiana is currently under a moderate air quality index, AQI. Tuesday will have unhealthy for sensitive groups, or USG conditions. 

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    Saharan dust is expected to impact air quality across Southwest Louisiana.  According to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Southwest Louisiana is currently under a moderate air quality index, AQI. Tuesday will have unhealthy for sensitive groups, or USG conditions. 

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  • BREAKING

    Man arrested in connection with July 4 homicide on US 90, east of Lake Charles

    Man arrested in connection with July 4 homicide on US 90, east of Lake Charles

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:07:02 GMT
    Jermaine "Dutt" Washington Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)Jermaine "Dutt" Washington Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

    A Welsh man has been arrested in connection with a July 4 homicide on US 90, near Jones Road east of Lake Charles. Jermaine “Dutt” Washington, Jr., 22, was arrested during a traffic stop on Interstate 210 Sunday. He faces counts of second-degree murder and drug possession with intent to distribute. Judge Robert Wyatt set bond at $1 million. He also has an active warrant out of Jeff Davis Parish for four drug charges, flight from an officer and careless operation. Washin...

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    A Welsh man has been arrested in connection with a July 4 homicide on US 90, near Jones Road east of Lake Charles. Jermaine “Dutt” Washington, Jr., 22, was arrested during a traffic stop on Interstate 210 Sunday. He faces counts of second-degree murder and drug possession with intent to distribute. Judge Robert Wyatt set bond at $1 million. He also has an active warrant out of Jeff Davis Parish for four drug charges, flight from an officer and careless operation. Washin...

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  • Couple accused of not feeding horses arrested for animal abuse

    Couple accused of not feeding horses arrested for animal abuse

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:33:39 GMT
    Bridget and Jerome Lavergne are accused of leaving no feed and no hay for their horses. (Source: JDPSO)Bridget and Jerome Lavergne are accused of leaving no feed and no hay for their horses. (Source: JDPSO)

    A Welsh couple is accused of not feeding their horses to the point that one horse died, according to Chief Deputy Chris Ivey, Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office spokesman. Ivey says that deputies found a horse down at a residence on Pitre Road in Welsh in March. They found no hay or feed for the animal and learned that a horse had died two weeks prior and was removed by the landowners.

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    A Welsh couple is accused of not feeding their horses to the point that one horse died, according to Chief Deputy Chris Ivey, Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office spokesman. Ivey says that deputies found a horse down at a residence on Pitre Road in Welsh in March. They found no hay or feed for the animal and learned that a horse had died two weeks prior and was removed by the landowners.

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  • CPSO: DeRidder man arrested for exposing himself at grocery store

    CPSO: DeRidder man arrested for exposing himself at grocery store

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:17:12 GMT
    Blackmon was found wearing only his underwear. (Source: CPSO)Blackmon was found wearing only his underwear. (Source: CPSO)
    Blackmon was found wearing only his underwear. (Source: CPSO)Blackmon was found wearing only his underwear. (Source: CPSO)

    CPSO deputies were investigating an obscenity complaint from a woman in the parking lot of a grocery store, says Myers. The victim was loading her groceries into her car when she noticed a man in the car next to her.  

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    CPSO deputies were investigating an obscenity complaint from a woman in the parking lot of a grocery store, says Myers. The victim was loading her groceries into her car when she noticed a man in the car next to her.  

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  • CPSO searching for man in connection with gas station armed robbery

    CPSO searching for man in connection with gas station armed robbery

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:06:23 GMT
    CPSO searching for an armed robber who fled on foot. (Source: CPSO)CPSO searching for an armed robber who fled on foot. (Source: CPSO)

    After investigating, deputies found that the suspect entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the clerk.  Myers says the suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the drawer.

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    After investigating, deputies found that the suspect entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the clerk.  Myers says the suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the drawer.

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  • Two civilians help deputies detain Kinder man allegedly jumping in front of cars on highway

    Two civilians help deputies detain Kinder man allegedly jumping in front of cars on highway

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:02:17 GMT
    Suspect fled from deputies when approached. (Source: JDPSO)Suspect fled from deputies when approached. (Source: JDPSO)
    Suspect fled from deputies when approached. (Source: JDPSO)Suspect fled from deputies when approached. (Source: JDPSO)

    A Kinder man disrupted traffic by jumping in front of cars on a highway near Iowa early Sunday morning, according to Chief Deputy Chris Ivey, Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office spokesman.

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    A Kinder man disrupted traffic by jumping in front of cars on a highway near Iowa early Sunday morning, according to Chief Deputy Chris Ivey, Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office spokesman.

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  • Fundraiser benefit held for CPSO deputy battling cancer

    Fundraiser benefit held for CPSO deputy battling cancer

    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-07-16 00:05:00 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    A Family fun day was held on Saturday for members in the community to show support for a local sheriff's deputy currently battling Multiple Myeleoma. The event took place at Christian World Ministries on Gautheir Rd. It was an event catered towards the entire family. Attendees were able to connect with local law enforcement by participating in a number of activities. Hundreds showed up in support for Allen Desormeaux, who was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer back in April. He...

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    A Family fun day was held on Saturday for members in the community to show support for a local sheriff's deputy currently battling Multiple Myeleoma. The event took place at Christian World Ministries on Gautheir Rd. It was an event catered towards the entire family. Attendees were able to connect with local law enforcement by participating in a number of activities. Hundreds showed up in support for Allen Desormeaux, who was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer back in April. He...

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  • US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:09:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:04:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

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    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

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  • Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

    Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:20:06 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:04:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:52:15 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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  • Man uses weather balloon to make his suicide look like a murder

    Man uses weather balloon to make his suicide look like a murder

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:00:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:00:22 GMT
    (Source: COD Meteorology Department )(Source: COD Meteorology Department )

    Since investigators had no murder weapon and saw no signs of struggle, initially, their investigation led nowhere. But in February, authorities started to question if the murder was actually a suicide.

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    Since investigators had no murder weapon and saw no signs of struggle, initially, their investigation led nowhere. But in February, authorities started to question if the murder was actually a suicide.

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  • Baby born prematurely dies after mother's 911 calls unanswered

    Baby born prematurely dies after mother's 911 calls unanswered

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:23:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:23:03 GMT
    Baby Angel died after she was born not breathing at her mother's home July 5. (Source: Family photos/KETV/CNN)Baby Angel died after she was born not breathing at her mother's home July 5. (Source: Family photos/KETV/CNN)

    The director of the 911 call center says dispatchers were overwhelmed with up to four times the normal amount of calls, most of them fireworks complaints.

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    The director of the 911 call center says dispatchers were overwhelmed with up to four times the normal amount of calls, most of them fireworks complaints.

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  • 'I don't have a nose anymore': TX woman accused of biting off, swallowing woman's nose

    'I don't have a nose anymore': TX woman accused of biting off, swallowing woman's nose

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:15:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:15:42 GMT
    Jessica Collins, 41, is charged with misdemeanor assault-bodily injury. (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office/KTRK/CNN)Jessica Collins, 41, is charged with misdemeanor assault-bodily injury. (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office/KTRK/CNN)

    The victim, who doesn’t have health insurance, is now trying to raise money for emergency plastic surgery.

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    The victim, who doesn’t have health insurance, is now trying to raise money for emergency plastic surgery.

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  • Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:57:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:13:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.More >>
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.More >>
  • Community gathers to celebrate abandoned couch on sidewalk

    Community gathers to celebrate abandoned couch on sidewalk

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:15:50 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:33:48 GMT

    The "Palm Bay Couch" has drawn large crowds in Brevard County, FL.

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    The "Palm Bay Couch" has drawn large crowds in Brevard County, FL.

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  • 23 children injured as 5 summer camp buses collide in NJ

    23 children injured as 5 summer camp buses collide in NJ

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:11:45 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:11:45 GMT
    The buses were transporting campers home from the JCC Camp in Medford, NJ. (Source: KYW/CNN)The buses were transporting campers home from the JCC Camp in Medford, NJ. (Source: KYW/CNN)

    There were 23 children and one staff member treated at nearby hospitals for minor injuries.

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    There were 23 children and one staff member treated at nearby hospitals for minor injuries.

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  • Mystery driver helps police arrest fleeing man

    Mystery driver helps police arrest fleeing man

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:51:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:18:28 GMT

    Police said a motorist helped them capture a fleeing man on a Missouri highway.

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    Police said a motorist helped them capture a fleeing man on a Missouri highway.

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  • 7-in-Seven Countdown: Top teams in 2018

    7-in-Seven Countdown: Top teams in 2018

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:54:07 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    We are just three weeks away from KPLC's coverage of TDL: Two-A-Days and to get ready we continue our 7-in-Seven countdown. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese to high school football. A new countdown each week, beginning every Monday. We continue the countdown with the top seven Touchdown Live teams this upcoming season.  

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    We are just three weeks away from KPLC's coverage of TDL: Two-A-Days and to get ready we continue our 7-in-Seven countdown. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese to high school football. A new countdown each week, beginning every Monday. We continue the countdown with the top seven Touchdown Live teams this upcoming season.  

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  • Little boy is happy playing near big-boy toys

    Little boy is happy playing near big-boy toys

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:14:16 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:14:16 GMT
    The boy is playing with his toy dump truck and baby backhoe, maybe 10 yards from the real things. (Source: City of New Bern, NC Government)The boy is playing with his toy dump truck and baby backhoe, maybe 10 yards from the real things. (Source: City of New Bern, NC Government)

    The boy is playing with his toy dump truck and baby backhoe, maybe 10 yards from the real things.

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    The boy is playing with his toy dump truck and baby backhoe, maybe 10 yards from the real things.

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  • Flossing toothbrush recalled because it could catch on fire

    Flossing toothbrush recalled because it could catch on fire

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:42:04 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:04:48 GMT

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of a flossing toothbrush that could overheat and burn customers.

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of a flossing toothbrush that could overheat and burn customers.

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  • Concealed carry classes in SWLA

    Concealed carry classes in SWLA

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:58:44 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Many people have thought about getting a concealed carry permit but aren’t sure what you have to do to obtain one.

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    Many people have thought about getting a concealed carry permit but aren’t sure what you have to do to obtain one.

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  • Man surrenders after climbing sign on I-10, scene cleared

    Man surrenders after climbing sign on I-10, scene cleared

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:37:40 GMT
    Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)
    Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)Man climbs sign after domestic dispute. (Source: KPLC)

    A man who climbed an interstate sign on I-10 in Sulphur has now surrendered, according to Sulphur police. Early Tuesday morning, I-10 eastbound lanes on Beglis Parkway were blocked due to authorities and negotiators attempting to get the man down, says Sulphur police. 

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    A man who climbed an interstate sign on I-10 in Sulphur has now surrendered, according to Sulphur police. Early Tuesday morning, I-10 eastbound lanes on Beglis Parkway were blocked due to authorities and negotiators attempting to get the man down, says Sulphur police. 

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  • Cops n' cribs teaches unsafe sleeping prevention

    Cops n' cribs teaches unsafe sleeping prevention

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:17:44 GMT
    One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.
    One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.

    Calcasieu parish has seen 13 sleep-related infant deaths this year so far, according to the coroner's office. One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.  "Kaden had been put down for a nap and that when she went to check on him, he wasn't breathing," Reed said. "He had gotten wedged between the mattress and the wall after being...

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    Calcasieu parish has seen 13 sleep-related infant deaths this year so far, according to the coroner's office. One mom, Arica Reed, lost her son in 2014 and is using this experience to help educate people about the ways they can understand and prevent unsafe sleeping deaths in infants.  "Kaden had been put down for a nap and that when she went to check on him, he wasn't breathing," Reed said. "He had gotten wedged between the mattress and the wall after being...

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