More mysterious bubbles found near giant S. Louisiana sink hole - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

More mysterious bubbles found near giant S. Louisiana sink hole

Images of giant sinkhole taken 8.21.12 Images of giant sinkhole taken 8.21.12
A Livingston Parish man has become the latest person to contract a deadly form of West Nile Virus. A Livingston Parish man has become the latest person to contract a deadly form of West Nile Virus.
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  • Hometown Patriot - Homer Doty, Jr.

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    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:55 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:55:58 GMT
    Homer Doty, Jr. says he signed up for the Navy during World War 2, because he didn't want to carry a gun in the Army. He was assigned to the U.S.S. Staunch, a mine sweeper that rode ahead of the big ships as they headed to Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Philippines."The big ship had no protection from the submarines," said Doty. "We had the gear to detect submarines underwater. The big ships sat deep in the water. We didn't have to worry about running over those mines because we only setnine feet ...More >>
    Homer Doty, Jr. says he signed up for the Navy during World War 2, because he didn't want to carry a gun in the Army. He was assigned to the U.S.S. Staunch, a mine sweeper that rode ahead of the big ships as they headed to Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Philippines."The big ship had no protection from the submarines," said Doty. "We had the gear to detect submarines underwater. The big ships sat deep in the water. We didn't have to worry about running over those mines because we only setnine feet ...More >>
  • City of LC decides to reschedule proposed sales tax election

    City of LC decides to reschedule proposed sales tax election

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:26:04 GMT
    As a result of a recent change in state law regarding the tax election process, the City of Lake Charles has decided to reschedule the proposed December sales tax election for next October.More >>
    As a result of a recent change in state law regarding the tax election process, the City of Lake Charles has decided to reschedule the proposed December sales tax election for next October. More >>
  • Austin-based marketing firm to help with lakefront development

    Austin-based marketing firm to help with lakefront development

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:38:26 GMT
    After failed attempts to develop the lakefront, the City of Lake Charles has decided to employ a marketing firm to do help do the job. But as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, they'll first have to determine what the lakefront can support.More >>
    After failed attempts to develop the lakefront, the City of Lake Charles has decided to employ a marketing firm to do help do the job. But as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, they'll first have to determine what the lakefront can support.More >>

Tropical Storm Isaac has formed in the Atlantic Ocean

Tonight on 9News at 5… It is day four of drilling at the observation well for the giant South Louisiana sink hole in Assumption Parish. Today, Texas Brine, the company believed to be responsible for the sink hole, brought members of the news media to examine what they hope will be a good piece of evidence as to what exactly happened 18 days ago, when the sink hole formed. See that story tonight on 9News at 5.


Tonight on 9News at 6…a man in Livingston Parish has become the latest person to contract a deadly form of West Nile Virus. He says it all started with an ear ache. The man wasn't diagnosed with West Nile at first, and now he says he will not leave home without a can of mosquito repellant. Hear his story tonight on 9News at 6.

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McKinley High School student arrested after a loaded gun was found in his book bag.

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