Saturday, May 25 2013 11:58 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:58:41 GMT
A day after the deadly tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma a Red Cross response team from Lake Charles rolled into ground zero. "We got here on Tuesday morning. Tuesday morning at about 7:30 in theMore >>
A local woman is among a group of Red Cross volunteers from Lake Charles in Moore, Oklahoma. While she's been on many disaster recovery trips she said this one has taking on a personal meaning.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 8:31 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:31:47 GMT
Lake Charles Police are investigating an a second armed robbery this month at the Subway restaurant on Ryan Street. The latest incident happened Friday around 9:08 p.m. Employees told police a blackMore >>
Lake Charles Police are investigating an a second armed robbery this month at the Subway restaurant on Ryan Street. The latest incident happened Friday at 9:08 p.m.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:18 PM EDT2013-05-25 23:18:04 GMT
The Lake Arthur Regatta brought in many people to enjoy the music, food and fun, especially boaters out on the lake. But it's all about keeping this fun time a safe one. "We'll have around 200 volunteersMore >>
Keeping an eye on those having fun on the water. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:20:27 GMT
For a family in Lake Charles, one phone call changed everything. The aftermath of the Moore, Okla. tornado revealed the loss of a loved one. One of the children who died at a school destroyed by the tornadoMore >>
A family in Lake Charles mourns the loss of a young relative in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
Friday, May 24 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-05-25 00:43:00 GMT
The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a bank robbery suspect. The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon. Investigators say a black male subjectMore >>
The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon.More >>
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SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -
A Sulphur man is accused of cruelty and stealing from an elderly individual, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.
Authorities said on Sept. 16, detectives arrested Joshua C. Gibson, 29, after an investigation reportedly revealed he kneed a 67-year-old family member and then pushed her to the floor.
Gibson was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with cruelty to the infirm.
Judge David Ritchie set his bond at $100,000.
Authorities said that detectives continued to investigate the case and learned prior to his arrest, the elderly victim allowed Gibson to move into her home. According to authorities, Gibson harassed and intimidated the woman into giving him money.
On Oct. 29, Gibson, who is still incarcerated, was rearrested and charged with 10 counts of simple robbery and 10 counts of exploitation of the infirm. Ritchie set his bond at $250,000, bringing his total bond to $350,000.