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  • Cargo trailer fire on I-10 WB at Westlake exit; exit blocked

    Cargo trailer fire on I-10 WB at Westlake exit; exit blocked

    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:23 PM EDT2017-07-22 19:23:19 GMT
    Fire at Westlake exit (Source: Ashton Richard Sr.)Fire at Westlake exit (Source: Ashton Richard Sr.)

    A cargo trailer caught fire late Saturday morning on I-10 westbound near the Westlake exit. 

    Westlake Police got a call at 10:22 a.m. of the cargo trailer smoking on the interstate, said Westlake Police Chief Chris Wilrye.

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    A cargo trailer caught fire late Saturday morning on I-10 westbound near the Westlake exit. 

    Westlake Police got a call at 10:22 a.m. of the cargo trailer smoking on the interstate, said Westlake Police Chief Chris Wilrye.

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  • LCPD investigating homicide on Broad Street

    LCPD investigating homicide on Broad Street

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:02:24 GMT
    2323 Broad Street (Source: KPLC)2323 Broad Street (Source: KPLC)

    Lake Charles Police detectives are investigating a homicide at 2323 Broad Street that occurred Saturday morning.

    LCPD received a call about the shooting at 6:00 a.m., said Deputy Chief Mark Kraus.

    The victim was given aid on the scene, and transported to a nearby hospital, where he died.

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    Lake Charles Police detectives are investigating a homicide at 2323 Broad Street that occurred Saturday morning.

    LCPD received a call about the shooting at 6:00 a.m., said Deputy Chief Mark Kraus.

    The victim was given aid on the scene, and transported to a nearby hospital, where he died.

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  • Lake Charles men indicted in connection with Fournet Street shooting death

    Lake Charles men indicted in connection with Fournet Street shooting death

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-07-22 02:53:36 GMT
    Lake Charles men indicted in connection with Fournet Street shooting death. (Source: KPLC)Lake Charles men indicted in connection with Fournet Street shooting death. (Source: KPLC)

    A Lake Charles man was indicted Friday by a grand jury in connection with a shooting that killed another man in May.

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    A Lake Charles man was indicted Friday by a grand jury in connection with a shooting that killed another man in May.

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  • Sean Spicer resigns; White House hires new comms director

    Sean Spicer resigns; White House hires new comms director

    Monday, February 13 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-02-13 23:10:56 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:44:44 GMT

    Sean Spicer resigned on Friday. Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to White House press secretary.

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    Sean Spicer resigned on Friday. Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to White House press secretary.

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  • BREAKING

    Two new arrests in N. Simmons Street homicide, one murder warrant recalled

    Two new arrests in N. Simmons Street homicide, one murder warrant recalled

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:35:01 GMT

    Two more people have been arrested in connection with a homicide on N. Simmons Street early Monday morning, authorities said. But charges are being withdrawn against one of the people first arrested for the crime. Gary Obrien, 31, was shot when he refused to comply with a demand made by one of a group of males who were robbing the home, authorities said. Lake Charles men Devonta Deywane Orphey, 23, and Devin Jalmal Holefield, 25, were arrested Thursday afternoon in Waco, Texas, ...

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    Two more people have been arrested in connection with a homicide on N. Simmons Street early Monday morning, authorities said. But charges are being withdrawn against one of the people first arrested for the crime. Gary Obrien, 31, was shot when he refused to comply with a demand made by one of a group of males who were robbing the home, authorities said. Lake Charles men Devonta Deywane Orphey, 23, and Devin Jalmal Holefield, 25, were arrested Thursday afternoon in Waco, Texas, ...

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  • BREAKING

    Rape charges handed down against men accused of assaulting woman in shower

    Rape charges handed down against men accused of assaulting woman in shower

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:14 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:14:36 GMT

    The Calcasieu Parish Grand Jury had indicted three men on the charges of first degree rape and one man is indicted on video voyeurism. On May 25, Jimmy Alvarez, Jose C. Martinez, and Ricardo C. Valadez allegedly raped a Calcasieu Parish woman at a Sulphur residence where they were subleasing rooms, said Kim Myers, Calcasieu Sheriff's Office spokeswoman.  According to detectives the victim was staying the night at her friends house while her friend was at work. T...

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    The Calcasieu Parish Grand Jury had indicted three men on the charges of first degree rape and one man is indicted on video voyeurism. On May 25, Jimmy Alvarez, Jose C. Martinez, and Ricardo C. Valadez allegedly raped a Calcasieu Parish woman at a Sulphur residence where they were subleasing rooms, said Kim Myers, Calcasieu Sheriff's Office spokeswoman.  According to detectives the victim was staying the night at her friends house while her friend was at work. T...

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  • UPDATE: Teen wanted in Simmons Street homicide turns himself in

    UPDATE: Teen wanted in Simmons Street homicide turns himself in

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:28:31 GMT
    (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)(Source: Lake Charles Police Department)

    The 16-year-old Lake Charles Police have been looking for connected to the Simmons Street homicide has turned himself in. Justin Ned was wanted on charges of first-degree murder, three counts of armed robbery, and three counts of armed robbery with a firearm, authorities said.

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    The 16-year-old Lake Charles Police have been looking for connected to the Simmons Street homicide has turned himself in. Justin Ned was wanted on charges of first-degree murder, three counts of armed robbery, and three counts of armed robbery with a firearm, authorities said.

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  • BREAKING

    Baby-sitter indicted in connection with death of Willow Molina-Renteria

    Baby-sitter indicted in connection with death of Willow Molina-Renteria

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:09:59 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Willow Rain Molina-Renteria's baby-sitter has been indicted a year and two months after her death. A grand jury in Vernon Parish indicted Rodney D. Bailey Jr. on charges of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile and obstruction of justice. Bailey faces up to 80 years in prison if convicted. Bailey has been a person of interest since 2-year-old Willow was found dead in May 2016. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    Willow Rain Molina-Renteria's baby-sitter has been indicted a year and two months after her death. A grand jury in Vernon Parish indicted Rodney D. Bailey Jr. on charges of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile and obstruction of justice. Bailey faces up to 80 years in prison if convicted. Bailey has been a person of interest since 2-year-old Willow was found dead in May 2016. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • Over 2,000 Fort Polk soldiers will deploy to Iraq this fall

    Over 2,000 Fort Polk soldiers will deploy to Iraq this fall

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:34:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Over 2,000 soldiers stationed at Fort Polk will deploy to Iraq this fall, the City of Leesville announced Thursday.

    Approximately 2,100 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, will conduct combat and anti-terrorism operations in Iraq, said Sonny Harrell, City of Leesville spokesman.

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    Over 2,000 soldiers stationed at Fort Polk will deploy to Iraq this fall, the City of Leesville announced Thursday.

    Approximately 2,100 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, will conduct combat and anti-terrorism operations in Iraq, said Sonny Harrell, City of Leesville spokesman.

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  • TRAFFIC: Accident cleared on I-210 West

    TRAFFIC: Accident cleared on I-210 West

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:56:34 GMT
    (Source: Google)(Source: Google)

    Lake Charles Police Department is working to clear a wreck on I-210 at Contraband Bayou. The outside lane is blocked. LCPD said to avoid the area for the next 30 to 45 minutes as crews work to clear the accident.  Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. 

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    Lake Charles Police Department is working to clear a wreck on I-210 at Contraband Bayou. The outside lane is blocked. LCPD said to avoid the area for the next 30 to 45 minutes as crews work to clear the accident.  Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. 

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  • BREAKING

    Sulphur Police Chief: No evidence of foul play in death at Sulphur jail

    Sulphur Police Chief: No evidence of foul play in death at Sulphur jail

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:16:30 GMT
    Jacob Naegele (Source: Dignity Memorial)Jacob Naegele (Source: Dignity Memorial)

    The man who died in the Sulphur City Jail early Tuesday morning had been arrested on a misdemeanor count of disturbing the peace by public intoxication. Jacob Naegele was arrested around 10:15 p.m. Monday and was found during a routine check by a jailer deceased in his cell around 2:45 a.m., Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats said. Naegele had been placed in a cell by himself. Coats said previously said that Naegele's "every move" while in police custody was recorded on came...

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    The man who died in the Sulphur City Jail early Tuesday morning had been arrested on a misdemeanor count of disturbing the peace by public intoxication. Jacob Naegele was arrested around 10:15 p.m. Monday and was found during a routine check by a jailer deceased in his cell around 2:45 a.m., Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats said. Naegele had been placed in a cell by himself. Coats said previously said that Naegele's "every move" while in police custody was recorded on came...

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  • UPDATE: Police identify man who died in Sulphur City Jail

    UPDATE: Police identify man who died in Sulphur City Jail

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:21 AM EDT2017-07-20 11:21:04 GMT
    (Source: Dignity Memorial)(Source: Dignity Memorial)

    Police have confirmed a man died earlier this week inside the Sulphur City Jail. According to Mel Estess, spokesman for the Sulphur Police Department, the man was arrested Tuesday, put in a cell alone, and died. Police are not giving any word on how he died or releasing his identity. The coroner's report is not complete according to Estess. KPLC will update this story as more information becomes available. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    Police have confirmed a man died earlier this week inside the Sulphur City Jail. According to Mel Estess, spokesman for the Sulphur Police Department, the man was arrested Tuesday, put in a cell alone, and died. Police are not giving any word on how he died or releasing his identity. The coroner's report is not complete according to Estess. KPLC will update this story as more information becomes available. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • UPDATE: Third suspect identified in Simmons Street homicide

    UPDATE: Third suspect identified in Simmons Street homicide

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:21:43 GMT
    (Source: Lake Charles Police Department)(Source: Lake Charles Police Department)

    Lake Charles Police Department has identified the third suspect in the Simmons Street homicide as 16-year-old Justin Ned. Police say Ned is wanted on charges of being a principle to First Degree Murder, 3 counts of Armed Robbery, and 3 counts of Armed Robbery with a Firearm. Gary Obrien, 31, was shot to death when three male subjects entered a residence located at 409 N. Simmons Street, said Lt. Kevin Kirkum, LCPD spokesman. Kirkum said police were called a...

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    Lake Charles Police Department has identified the third suspect in the Simmons Street homicide as 16-year-old Justin Ned. Police say Ned is wanted on charges of being a principle to First Degree Murder, 3 counts of Armed Robbery, and 3 counts of Armed Robbery with a Firearm. Gary Obrien, 31, was shot to death when three male subjects entered a residence located at 409 N. Simmons Street, said Lt. Kevin Kirkum, LCPD spokesman. Kirkum said police were called a...

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  • BREAKING

    Authorities release photo of car believed to have been used in armed robbery on Derek Drive

    Authorities release photo of car believed to have been used in armed robbery on Derek Drive

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:39:53 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    Authorities are searching for three suspects who robbed the Check Into Cash on Derek Drive in Lake Charles, Tuesday morning. 

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    Authorities are searching for three suspects who robbed the Check Into Cash on Derek Drive in Lake Charles, Tuesday morning. 

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  • Lake Charles wins South's Small Market of the Year for fifth year in a row

    Lake Charles wins South's Small Market of the Year for fifth year in a row

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:24:36 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Lake Charles has earned the top spot for Small Market of the Year in the South according to the Southern Business & Development magazine, for the 2016 business year. This is the 5th year in a row for Lake Charles.  The state of Louisiana also took number one in business development in the South for the 9th year in a row. The rankings are decided by capital-investment and job-creation projects across the region. Louisiana earned points for attr...

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    Lake Charles has earned the top spot for Small Market of the Year in the South according to the Southern Business & Development magazine, for the 2016 business year. This is the 5th year in a row for Lake Charles.  The state of Louisiana also took number one in business development in the South for the 9th year in a row. The rankings are decided by capital-investment and job-creation projects across the region. Louisiana earned points for attr...

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  • BREAKING

    Vernon Sheriff: Man accused of abusing horses arrested

    Vernon Sheriff: Man accused of abusing horses arrested

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:34:16 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    A Leesville man was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals. Issac Grant, 68, of Leesville, was arrested in connection with abused horses seen on social media in a Facebook post. Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam craft advised that the matter had been addressed by deputies there. The horses have been removed from the location and their needs are being taken care of. Bond has not been set for Grant and he remains in the Vernon Parish jail. Copy...

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    A Leesville man was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals. Issac Grant, 68, of Leesville, was arrested in connection with abused horses seen on social media in a Facebook post. Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam craft advised that the matter had been addressed by deputies there. The horses have been removed from the location and their needs are being taken care of. Bond has not been set for Grant and he remains in the Vernon Parish jail. Copy...

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  • BREAKING

    Deputy involved in crash recovering at local hospital

    Deputy involved in crash recovering at local hospital

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:06:49 GMT
    (Source: KPLC viewer)(Source: KPLC viewer)

    The deputy involved in a crash Monday evening between Westlake and Moss Bluff is recovering in a local hospital, authorities said. The driver of another truck involved in the accident was taken to a local hospital, treated and released, said Kim Myers, Calcasieu Parish spokeswoman. Myers said the deputy was at a stop sign at the intersection of Dalton, Davis and Fontenot roads. The deputy was attempting to cross Davis Road onto Fontenot Road. There was traffic congestion northbound ...

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    The deputy involved in a crash Monday evening between Westlake and Moss Bluff is recovering in a local hospital, authorities said. The driver of another truck involved in the accident was taken to a local hospital, treated and released, said Kim Myers, Calcasieu Parish spokeswoman. Myers said the deputy was at a stop sign at the intersection of Dalton, Davis and Fontenot roads. The deputy was attempting to cross Davis Road onto Fontenot Road. There was traffic congestion northbound ...

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    BREAKING: Two arrests made in N. Simmons St. homicide

    BREAKING: Two arrests made in N. Simmons St. homicide

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:13 AM EDT2017-07-18 08:13:38 GMT
    Lake Charles Police are on the scene of a homicide on North Simmons Street in Lake Charles. (Source: KPLC)Lake Charles Police are on the scene of a homicide on North Simmons Street in Lake Charles. (Source: KPLC)

    Lake Charles Police are on the scene of a homicide in the area of North Simmons Street and Opelousas Street.

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    Lake Charles Police are on the scene of a homicide in the area of North Simmons Street and Opelousas Street.

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  • BREAKING

    Calcasieu Sheriff's vehicle involved in accident on Davis Road between Westlake and Moss Bluff

    Calcasieu Sheriff's vehicle involved in accident on Davis Road between Westlake and Moss Bluff

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:55:51 GMT
    (Source: KPLC viewer)(Source: KPLC viewer)

    A Calcasieu Sheriff's Office vehicle was involved in an accident at the intersection of Davis, Fontenot and Dalton roads between Westlake and Moss Bluff Monday evening. Law enforcement at the scene said several people, including the deputy, were transported to hospitals. Witnesses say the crash involved three vehicles. There is no word yet on the extent of the injuries or who caused the crash. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    A Calcasieu Sheriff's Office vehicle was involved in an accident at the intersection of Davis, Fontenot and Dalton roads between Westlake and Moss Bluff Monday evening. Law enforcement at the scene said several people, including the deputy, were transported to hospitals. Witnesses say the crash involved three vehicles. There is no word yet on the extent of the injuries or who caused the crash. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • Multiple vehicle accident on I-10 WB from Lakeshore Drive exit to bridge

    Multiple vehicle accident on I-10 WB from Lakeshore Drive exit to bridge

    Sunday, July 16 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-07-16 23:43:48 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Drivers should avoid I-10 westbound near the Lakeshore Drive exit to the bridge for the next 30 to 45 minutes due to a multiple vehicle accident, according to the Lake Charles Police Department.

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    Drivers should avoid I-10 westbound near the Lakeshore Drive exit to the bridge for the next 30 to 45 minutes due to a multiple vehicle accident, according to the Lake Charles Police Department.

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  • Puppy Cam starts at 1 p.m. - Wait, those aren't puppies!

    Puppy Cam starts at 1 p.m. - Wait, those aren't puppies!

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:30:15 GMT

    Gill Bright Animal Hospital Puppy Cam is every other Friday at 1 p.m.

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    Gill Bright Animal Hospital Puppy Cam is every other Friday at 1 p.m.

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  • BREAKING

    Sheriff: Man arrested after beating woman unconscious

    Sheriff: Man arrested after beating woman unconscious

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-07-14 16:30:04 GMT
    John Hodge Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)John Hodge Jr. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)

    A Sulphur man beat a woman until she was unconscious, then beat her again after she regained consciousness, authorities said. John R. Hodge Jr., 19, was booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center on a charge of attempted second-degree murder. Judge Robert Wyatt set bond at $200,000. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said deputies began investigating when they were called to a local hospital around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The woman was undergoing emergency surge...

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    A Sulphur man beat a woman until she was unconscious, then beat her again after she regained consciousness, authorities said. John R. Hodge Jr., 19, was booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center on a charge of attempted second-degree murder. Judge Robert Wyatt set bond at $200,000. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said deputies began investigating when they were called to a local hospital around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The woman was undergoing emergency surge...

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  • BREAKING

    Thousands of fish wash up on Holly Beach, torn fishing net to blame

    Thousands of fish wash up on Holly Beach, torn fishing net to blame

    Thursday, July 13 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-07-13 23:38:40 GMT
    (Source: KPLC viewer)(Source: KPLC viewer)

    Thousands of dead fish that washed up on Holly Beach were the result of a torn net on a commercial fishing vessel, which was operating for Omega Protein Corporation. Ben Landry, director of public affairs with Omega Protein Corporation, estimated that 100,000 fish were lost when the net ripped. The accident happened about 2.3 miles offshore, resulting in fish washing up on a two-mile stretch of beach. The accident is expected to be cleaned up today. The boat was fishing for me...

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    Thousands of dead fish that washed up on Holly Beach were the result of a torn net on a commercial fishing vessel, which was operating for Omega Protein Corporation. Ben Landry, director of public affairs with Omega Protein Corporation, estimated that 100,000 fish were lost when the net ripped. The accident happened about 2.3 miles offshore, resulting in fish washing up on a two-mile stretch of beach. The accident is expected to be cleaned up today. The boat was fishing for me...

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  • Boil advisory lifted for Village of Elizabeth

    Boil advisory lifted for Village of Elizabeth

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:46:08 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The boil advisory that was issued July 10 by the Village of Elizabeth has been lifted for all water customers, the Village of Elizabeth announced Thursday afternoon. Water can now be used for all purposes without boiling as of today, July 13, according to the Village of Elizabeth. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    The boil advisory that was issued July 10 by the Village of Elizabeth has been lifted for all water customers, the Village of Elizabeth announced Thursday afternoon. Water can now be used for all purposes without boiling as of today, July 13, according to the Village of Elizabeth. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • Accident on I-10 EB at Ryan Street; Lakeshore EB on-ramp blocked

    Accident on I-10 EB at Ryan Street; Lakeshore EB on-ramp blocked

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:12:44 GMT
    I-10 eastbound at Ryan Street (Source: Google Maps)I-10 eastbound at Ryan Street (Source: Google Maps)

    Lake Charles Police is urging drivers to avoid I-10 eastbound at Ryan Street for the next hour due to a wreck at the location. The Lakeshore on-ramp to I-10 eastbound is also blocked, according to LCPD. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    Lake Charles Police is urging drivers to avoid I-10 eastbound at Ryan Street for the next hour due to a wreck at the location. The Lakeshore on-ramp to I-10 eastbound is also blocked, according to LCPD. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • DeRidder police: Missing 17-year-old, 15-year-old found safe

    DeRidder police: Missing 17-year-old, 15-year-old found safe

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:05:49 GMT
    DeRidder police are asking anyone with information on the location of 17-year-old Amber Criss and 15-year-old Miaya Criss to call 337-462-8911. (Source: DeRidder Police Department)DeRidder police are asking anyone with information on the location of 17-year-old Amber Criss and 15-year-old Miaya Criss to call 337-462-8911. (Source: DeRidder Police Department)

    A 17-year-old and a 15-year-old who were reported missing Tuesday have been found safe, the DeRidder Police Department has announced on its Facebook page.

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    A 17-year-old and a 15-year-old who were reported missing Tuesday have been found safe, the DeRidder Police Department has announced on its Facebook page.

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  • DeQuincy house fire contained Saturday afternoon

    DeQuincy house fire contained Saturday afternoon

    Saturday, July 22 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-07-22 21:55:49 GMT
    1237 Dougharty Road (Source: KPLC)1237 Dougharty Road (Source: KPLC)

    Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire in DeQuincy early Saturday afternoon.

    DeQuincy Fire Chief Johnny Copeland said the fire department received a call about smoke coming from the house on 1237 Dougharty Road sometime around noon.

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    Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire in DeQuincy early Saturday afternoon.

    DeQuincy Fire Chief Johnny Copeland said the fire department received a call about smoke coming from the house on 1237 Dougharty Road sometime around noon.

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: More showers and thunderstorms Sunday before the heat returns this week.

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: More showers and thunderstorms Sunday before the heat returns this week.

    Saturday, July 22 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-22 21:03:51 GMT
    Mostly cloudy with scattered storms SundayMostly cloudy with scattered storms Sunday

    By sunset this evening the temperatures will start to go down and rain will come to an end. The showers always lose their energy around sunset and weaken. Overnight we will be left with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. Rain chances are down to 20% overnight. Sunday will be another day with more showers and thunderstorms. We will also have mostly cloudy skies. This will result in lower temperatures compared to the previous few days. 

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    By sunset this evening the temperatures will start to go down and rain will come to an end. The showers always lose their energy around sunset and weaken. Overnight we will be left with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. Rain chances are down to 20% overnight. Sunday will be another day with more showers and thunderstorms. We will also have mostly cloudy skies. This will result in lower temperatures compared to the previous few days. 

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  • Cargo trailer fire on I-10 WB at Westlake exit; exit blocked

    Cargo trailer fire on I-10 WB at Westlake exit; exit blocked

    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:23 PM EDT2017-07-22 19:23:19 GMT
    Fire at Westlake exit (Source: Ashton Richard Sr.)Fire at Westlake exit (Source: Ashton Richard Sr.)

    A cargo trailer caught fire late Saturday morning on I-10 westbound near the Westlake exit. 

    Westlake Police got a call at 10:22 a.m. of the cargo trailer smoking on the interstate, said Westlake Police Chief Chris Wilrye.

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    A cargo trailer caught fire late Saturday morning on I-10 westbound near the Westlake exit. 

    Westlake Police got a call at 10:22 a.m. of the cargo trailer smoking on the interstate, said Westlake Police Chief Chris Wilrye.

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