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 >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:33:22 GMT
A kindergartner at T.S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School in Lake Charles read 875 books in one school year. Sophia Moss is 5-years-old and she loves to read. "A lot of the days I read books. It's justMore >>
Sophia loves to read. She even wrote her own book and did her book report on it! And even though she's just beginning her academic career, it's only the beginning of her story.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:24:38 GMT
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort. In Westlake, people from all over Southwest Louisiana donated items for the tornado victims. It all started with one manMore >>
Southwest Louisiana is doing its part in the Oklahoma tornado recovery effort.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:51 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:51:00 GMT
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday: Lake Charles: The City of Lake Charles will observe the Memorial DayMore >>
The following are closures and changes in garbage collection schedules in Southwest Louisiana related to the Memorial Day holiday:More >>
Local News, Weather, Traffic, Sports, Stocks, Movies on your Cell PhoneMore >>
Get local news, weather, sports, and video on your mobile device.More >>
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) -
An article published on Yahoo! Sports Wednesday afternoon says the NCAA has been working for weeks on investigating improprieties involving Auburn recruits, players, coaches, representatives of the school's athletic interests and third parties.
The article, published shortly before 2:30pm Wednesday, was written by Yahoo! Sports Expert Pat Forde.
In the piece Forde writes Assistant Coaches Trooper Taylor and Curtis Luper have been specifically scrutinized by the NCAA and that both were taken off of road recruiting several weeks ago amidst the NCAA probe.
Forde also stated that sources told Yahoo! Sports in September that the NCAA was investigating the recruitment of 2012 Auburn signee Jovon Robinson, whose Memphis Wooddale High School academic transcript was found to be forged. Robinson was declared ineligible to play this season back in August. Robinson is not currently enrolled at Auburn.
In addition to Robinson's academic issues, the article also states the NCAA is investigating Wooddale P.E. teacher Rhonda Wilkinson for allegedly providing impermissible benefits to Robinson that include transportation to the Auburn campus on at least one occasion. Wilkinson is an Auburn alumnus and fan.
Forde cites unnamed sources throughout his article.
When WSFA 12 News contacted Auburn University for reaction, university officials declined to comment. The Associated Press reports that head football coach Gene Chizik also declined to "comment on speculation". Attempted to contact coach Curtis Luper were unsuccessful.
Chizik, who won the 2010 BCS National Championship, has come under fire for the team's poor season and has avoided comment on growing speculation that his job is in jeopardy.
The Auburn Tigers, suffering from a 3-8 season, are preparing to play the defending BCS National Champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday. The Tide is current No. 2 in the BCS standings.