The following is a press release from the Lake Charles Police Department:
On November 2, 2011 at 3:53 p.m., Lake Charles Police Department investigated a complaint of an armed robbery in the 3200 block of Aster Street. The alleged suspects were described as two black males – one wearing silk basketball shorts, house slippers, and a white t-shirt – the other wearing silk basketball shorts, house slippers, and a white tank top, armed with a firearm. The suspects allegedly robbed a female after flagging her down. The investigation is on-going.
Through the rest of today expect skies to remain partly cloudy. Unfortunately, this does not help our temperatures much as highs will get into the 90s and feels-like temperatures will be in the triple digits. We do have a slight breeze along and south of the I-10 corridor between 5-10 mph helping to keep air flowing. Tonight, temperatures will still be warm not dropping out of the mid 70s across southwest Louisiana.More >>
A four-year-old boy was fatally shot in Oakdale Saturday, according to Chief Joseph Lockett. Lockett says officers were dispatched to Prater Street in reference to a subject being shot. Upon arrival, officers learned that a four-year-old boy located a loaded .40 caliber handgun inside the home. For unknown reasons, the gun discharged and struck the child in the head. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing and 7News will update the story as updates b...More >>
I-10 EB is blocked near Welsh due to a vehicle accident. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
A Moss Bluff man died this evening after a vehicle accident, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. Investigations revealed a 2015 Honda Civic driven by Hannah Borill, 22, of Westlake, was traveling north on Luke Powers Road and stopped at the stop sign at La. 3059. The Civic then traveled into the path of a 2018 Harley-Davidson motorcycle traveling east on La. 3059, according to Anderson. The operator of the motorcycle, Peter McCarthy, 29, "la...More >>
There was much excitement around KPLC today as Vice President/General Manager John Ware duked it out in a tap dancing battle with Antoine Aaron, KPLC photographer. John is participating in the 2018 Mad Hot Ballroom dance competition alongside partner Gambrelle DiGiglia on August 4. The competition raises funds for The Whistle Stop's dancing classrooms and DanceSport program. Since John and Gambrelle's Facebook page reached 400 likes, John...More >>