Chaos Here & Abroad

Good morning everyone!

Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7News@Noon.

The University of Texas evacuates the campus after receiving phoned-in threat that multiple bombs had been placed on school grounds. Officials, however, say no bombs have been found. Meanwhile, there was a similar situation in at North Dakota State University in Fargo. We'll have the latest on these threats as well as the situation in Libya and other countries experiencing riots. In the meantime, you can go HERE and HERE for details as they unfold.

A DeRidder man has been arrested for distribution of child pornography…and State Police say at the time of his arrest he was employed as a junior high school band director. We'll have details on the 65 year olds arrest.

Also today, a woman hearing noises throughout her home thought she had a woodland critter inside her attic, but it turns out it was something much more sinister. We'll show you what was really creeping around in her crawl space.

Plus, the librarian in me loves this story! It's about tiny, local libraries popping up all over Lafayette.  Who built them, and why? Find out at noon.

Ben's back today and he says showers and storms will likely return to parts of our area later this afternoon. How will it affect tonight's high school football action? Be sure to tune in at noon for Ben's full, local and live forecast for the answer. Meanwhile, speaking of high school football, there is a huge story about how one local team will be honoring the memory of another by wearing their uniforms. You can read all about it HERE.

Remember, you can always watch us online at and on air. We hope you join us, and have a wonderful weekend everyone!