Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:49 PM EST2013-12-05 03:49:20 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 >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:05 PM EST2013-12-05 00:05:51 GMT
It's a big operation in a small town. The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books. "We're talking thousands, 23 pallets, each box could have 24 to 40 books in them," saidMore >>
The Rotary Club of Welsh welcomed an 18 Wheeler full of educational books.More >>
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Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Saturday's edition of 7 News at Six.
An arrest is made in last night's murder of a woman at the intersection of Melvin Lane and Alma Lane. Lake Charles Police arrested Dustin Belest Pleasant and charged him with 2nd Degree Murder.
Plus, everyone is still talking about the "Miracle on McNeese Street" after Barbe makes a comeback to beat West Monroe in the 11th hour. With the WIN the Barbe Bucs are now headed to the Dome for Class 5-A State Championship Game. Sam Gannon has an extended look at the highlights right down to the winning touchdown.
And it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas across Southwest Louisiana with parades on both sides of the Lake. The City of Sulphur is celebrating Christmas Under Oaks. The City of Lake Charles is set to flip the switch on the Christmas Tree at 5:30 p.m. followed by the annual Lighted Boat Parade at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks over the Lake at 8 p.m. KPLC's Gerron Jordan is taking part in all of the holiday festivities and will have a live report as Lake Charles "Lights Up the Lake."
In terms of weather... will it start feeling like Christmas any time soon? Meteorologist Cedric Haynes joins us with a full forecast.
We hope you'll join us tonight at six for all of these stories and more.