Friday, May 24 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:20:27 GMT
For a family in Lake Charles, one phone call changed everything. The aftermath of the Moore, Okla. tornado revealed the loss of a loved one. One of the children who died at a school destroyed by the tornadoMore >>
A family in Lake Charles mourns the loss of a young relative in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
Friday, May 24 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:43:00 GMT
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a bank robbery suspect. The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon. Investigators say a black male subjectMore >>
The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:33:22 GMT
A kindergartner at T.S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School in Lake Charles read 875 books in one school year. Sophia Moss is 5-years-old and she loves to read. "A lot of the days I read books. It's justMore >>
Sophia loves to read. She even wrote her own book and did her book report on it! And even though she's just beginning her academic career, it's only the beginning of her story.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:24:38 GMT
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort. In Westlake, people from all over Southwest Louisiana donated items for the tornado victims. It all started with one manMore >>
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:51 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:51:00 GMT
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday: Lake Charles: The City of Lake Charles will observe the Memorial DayMore >>
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday:More >>
LOUISVILLE (WAVE) - A groundbreaking was held Tuesday for a brand new playground and spray park at Louisville's Shawnee Park. The new playground will be for all children, but it's specially built to accommodate children with disabilities as well - including those children who are in wheelchairs.
"Young kids with disabilities from ages two to five will not only have full access," says Mayor Jerry Abramson, "they'll have their own separated play area where they can feel safe and can enjoy it with their families close by."
The sprayground will have a unique steamboat/water theme because of Shawnee Park's close proximity to the Ohio River. The playground was modeled after one built in 2007 in Iroquois Park. The sprayground will feature multiple water spray jets and misting devices, and a multi-dimensional playground area complete with swing sets, slides and shaded areas.
The new play/sprayground was made possible through a partnership between the Olmstead Parks Conservancy, Metro Parks and the DREAM Foundation of Kentucky.