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500 new Louisiana laws went into effect at Midnight. They range from new rules for Facebook, to naming a state boat.
Supporters of Chick-fil-A have been eating at the chicken chain's restaurants today. They're backing the company and its president, who's still being criticized for declaring that the company opposes same-sex marriage. A spokesman for the Rev. Billy Graham says the 93-year-old evangelist ate a Chick-fil-A lunch at his North Carolina home. Supporters of gay marriage are asking people of the same sex to show up Friday at Chick-fil-A restaurants and kiss each other.
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A man is jailed today after a shooting in Allen Parish this morning, according to the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office website. Lawrence Soileau Jr. was arrested and charged with aggravated second-degree battery and aggravated assault with a firearm.More >>
Suspects in the shooting of local attorney Jonathan Brown were indicted by a grand jury Thursday. Robert J. Handy and Kenneth M. Pattum were indicted on charges in connection with the shooting of Brown in Iowa in May 2017, said Patsy Dugas, spokeswoman for the Calcasieu District Attorney's Office.More >>
Trash pickup has been rescheduled in Sulphur this week for Progressive customers, the City of Sulphur has announced. The pickup schedule may be delayed up to a day and a half through Saturday, Aug.19. Trash pickup normally scheduled for Wednesday may be picked up on Thursday. Pickup normally scheduled for Thursday may be picked up Friday. Pickup normally scheduled for Friday may be picked up Saturday. Residents are advised to still place their trash out on their schedule...More >>
The left lane of I-10 westbound at U.S. 171 is blocked due to an accident. Traffic is backed up by I-10/I-210 split. If possible, please find alternate routes. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>