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  • Accident involving bus causes backup on I-10 EB near Westlake

    Accident involving bus causes backup on I-10 EB near Westlake

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-08-09 00:16:06 GMT
    (Source: Louisiana State Police)(Source: Louisiana State Police)

    An accident involving a bus is causing traffic in the eastbound lanes of I-10 in Westlake, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. Anderson says a bus and three vehicles were involved. There are no significant injuries. The bus is not a school bus according to Holly Holland, Public Information Officer for the Calcasieu Parish School Board. Copyright KPLC 2018. All rights reserved.

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    An accident involving a bus is causing traffic in the eastbound lanes of I-10 in Westlake, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. Anderson says a bus and three vehicles were involved. There are no significant injuries. The bus is not a school bus according to Holly Holland, Public Information Officer for the Calcasieu Parish School Board. Copyright KPLC 2018. All rights reserved.

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  • Information meetings on I-210 bridge project

    Information meetings on I-210 bridge project

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:00:21 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    Motorists can learn more about the I-210 bridge project. DOTD is holding the first of six public information meetings on the project, Tuesday evening, at the EPPS Memorial Library on Simmons street. It takes place from 6-7 p-m. The project is expected to start this fall with an estimated completion of fall 2019.  Motorists can get an overview of construction and learn how to stay informed about construction zones and traffic issues.  Here is the complete list of meetings...

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    Motorists can learn more about the I-210 bridge project. DOTD is holding the first of six public information meetings on the project, Tuesday evening, at the EPPS Memorial Library on Simmons street. It takes place from 6-7 p-m. The project is expected to start this fall with an estimated completion of fall 2019.  Motorists can get an overview of construction and learn how to stay informed about construction zones and traffic issues.  Here is the complete list of meetings...

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  • Multiple vehicle accident on I-210 EB at Ryan Street sends two to hospital

    Multiple vehicle accident on I-210 EB at Ryan Street sends two to hospital

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-07-25 02:43:27 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    A multiple-vehicle accident at I-210 EB at Ryan Street has left one vehicle flipped, according to the Lake Charles Police Department. LCPD asks drivers to avoid the area for the next 30-45 minutes. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    A multiple-vehicle accident at I-210 EB at Ryan Street has left one vehicle flipped, according to the Lake Charles Police Department. LCPD asks drivers to avoid the area for the next 30-45 minutes. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • 18-wheeler and vehicle involved in fatal head-on collision near U.S.112

    18-wheeler and vehicle involved in fatal head-on collision near U.S.112

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-07-24 17:30:03 GMT
    (Source: Louisiana State Police)(Source: Louisiana State Police)

    A car and an 18-wheeler collided head-on in northern Beauregard Parish on Ike's Road, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. 

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    A car and an 18-wheeler collided head-on in northern Beauregard Parish on Ike's Road, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. 

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  • TRAFFIC: SB lane of Enterprise Blvd. near 17th Street blocked

    TRAFFIC: SB lane of Enterprise Blvd. near 17th Street blocked

    Monday, July 23 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:11:06 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    The southbound lanes of Enterprise Boulevard near 17th Street are blocked due to a vehicle accident, according to the Lake Charles Police Department. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as more information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
    The southbound lanes of Enterprise Boulevard near 17th Street are blocked due to a vehicle accident, according to the Lake Charles Police Department. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as more information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
  • 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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  • TRAFFIC: SB lanes of Lake Street blocked due to accident

    TRAFFIC: SB lanes of Lake Street blocked due to accident

    Sunday, July 1 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-07-01 20:54:20 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Both southbound lanes of Lake Street are blocked near West Prien Lake Road due to a vehicle accident, according to Lake Charles Police Department. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
    Both southbound lanes of Lake Street are blocked near West Prien Lake Road due to a vehicle accident, according to Lake Charles Police Department. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
  • All I-10 westbound lanes near Roanoke now open after 18-wheeler jack-knifes

    All I-10 westbound lanes near Roanoke now open after 18-wheeler jack-knifes

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:22:17 GMT
    (Source: LSP)(Source: LSP)

    I-10 westbound near Roanoke has reopened.

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    I-10 westbound near Roanoke has reopened.

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  • Premiere jet demonstration pilot will perform at Chennault Airshow

    Premiere jet demonstration pilot will perform at Chennault Airshow

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:11:54 GMT
    (Source: Chennault Airshow)(Source: Chennault Airshow)

    Among the unique aircraft you'll see at the Chennault International Airshow is this Russian MIG fighter from the Vietnam era.

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    Among the unique aircraft you'll see at the Chennault International Airshow is this Russian MIG fighter from the Vietnam era.

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    Topsy homicide suspect captured in Texas

    Topsy homicide suspect captured in Texas

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:10:33 GMT
    Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's name suspect in Topsy homicide (Source: JDPSO)Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's name suspect in Topsy homicide (Source: JDPSO)

    The suspect in a homicide in Topsy has been captured by authorities in Jefferson County, Texas, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey.  David Wade Clark, 28, was the main suspect in the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office investigation into the death of Devin Marc Sanders on August 10, 2018, in Topsy, Louisiana. Just before noon on Aug. 14, the Lake Charles Police Department found Clark's truck in the Big Lots parking lot on Highway 14, said Ivey.  ...

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    The suspect in a homicide in Topsy has been captured by authorities in Jefferson County, Texas, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey.  David Wade Clark, 28, was the main suspect in the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office investigation into the death of Devin Marc Sanders on August 10, 2018, in Topsy, Louisiana. Just before noon on Aug. 14, the Lake Charles Police Department found Clark's truck in the Big Lots parking lot on Highway 14, said Ivey.  ...

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  • Coach Williams Drive extended at groundbreaking ceremony

    Coach Williams Drive extended at groundbreaking ceremony

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:34:36 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Clacasieu Parish Police Jury celebrated the beginning of a project to extend Coach Williams Drive with a groundbreaking ceremony on August 16, 2018. The two year $18.4 million project will extend Coach Williams Drive to Houston River Road. Improvements will also include a new roundabout at the intersection of Coach Williams Drive and Old Spanish Trail. District 14 Police Juror Hal McMillin says, "This is not just a project for general transportation needs, but it also has ...

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    The Clacasieu Parish Police Jury celebrated the beginning of a project to extend Coach Williams Drive with a groundbreaking ceremony on August 16, 2018. The two year $18.4 million project will extend Coach Williams Drive to Houston River Road. Improvements will also include a new roundabout at the intersection of Coach Williams Drive and Old Spanish Trail. District 14 Police Juror Hal McMillin says, "This is not just a project for general transportation needs, but it also has ...

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