Thursday, December 5 2013 9:25 AM EST2013-12-05 14:25:11 GMT
The holiday season is supposed to be the "most wonderful time of the year." But for those who have lost a loved one, Christmas can be very blue - lasting into the start of a new year. December 5th marksMore >>
The holiday season can be very blue for someone who has lost a loved one. KPLC's Britney Glaser finds out how to find joy in new traditions and move past holiday depression.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 11:33 PM EST2013-12-05 04:33:22 GMT
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years. DixonMore >>
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:33 PM EST2013-12-05 03:33:57 GMT
What's been done is nice, but the bond money budgeted for the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project has taken the road as far as it can go. "Knowing that we could not cover that amount to go all theMore >>
How to proceed with the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project? That's the question city officials hope a joint study with the state will help identify. However, as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, it's going to cost some money to get those answers - money some on the council believe is a waste of taxpayer dollars.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:19 PM EST2013-12-05 00:19:06 GMT
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical. Nathan Areno, Director of Animal ServicesMore >>
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical.
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:09 PM EST2013-12-05 00:09:08 GMT
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder. The DeRidder Police Department, with assistance from the Beauregard and Vernon Parish Sheriff's Offices, took PatrickMore >>
Both suspects have been arrested in the robbery of First Federal Bank in DeRidder.More >>
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BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
A boater who refused to evacuate and tried to ride out Isaac on his boat on Biloxi Bay needed rescuing Wednesday.
The owner of the 30-35 foot pleasure boat had tied up at the pier under the I-110 bridge. Officers urged the man to leave the boat, but he refused.
Around 8 p.m. he called 911 for help.
The driving rain, wind and waves sent the boat crashing into the pilings.
When rescuers arrived the boat was quickly sinking and the piers were damaged from the storm, making a rescue extremely hazardous. D'Iberville police officers assigned to the marine division, with the support of the D'Iberville Fire Department, braved chest deep water in heavy rain and wind to reach the victim and bring him to safety.
Chief Payne said, "This is a perfect example of the reasons we put out evacuation notices. This individual failed to comply with the evacuation order and it could have cost him his life or the life of one of the rescuers."
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