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Monday Nightcast Headlines

Good evening, here's the latest from the KPLC newsroom...

There has been a deadly shooting in Lake Charles this evening. Lake Charles police confirm that at least one person is dead after a shooting on Fall Street, that's on Kirkman between Alamo and 18th Street.

Need a job? Become a trucker. There's a trucker shortage right now. It's partly because many older truckers are retiring, but there are other reasons for the shortage.

Spilt decision. The US Supreme Court's decision on Arizona's controversial immigration law has left both sides of the debate unsatisfied.

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    Monday, March 27 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-03-28 00:26:54 GMT
    Lynn Jones (Source: KPLC)Lynn Jones (Source: KPLC)

    Clerk of Court Lynn Jones said the low voter turnout for the March 25 election follows a nationwide trend.

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  • Wildlife & Fisheries Secretary says new building needed

    Monday, March 27 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-03-28 00:26:12 GMT

    Could a new wildlife and fisheries building be in the works for the Lake Area?                 Louisiana's new wildlife and fisheries secretary made a trip to lake Charles today talking about that very thing with local lawmakers... the wildlife and fisheries building was built in 1969 and it looks like it outside and inside where it's crowded and dated.  new secretary of wildlife and fisheries jack monto...

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  • Officers receive weeklong training to recognize mental health issues

    Officers receive weeklong training to recognize mental health issues

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:43:17 GMT
    (Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC)(Source: Candy Rodriguez/KPLC)

    It's a routine occurrence - law enforcement dealing with mental health issues.

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    It's a routine occurrence - law enforcement dealing with mental health issues.

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