Lee Peck from the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.
It is getting cold out there. Tonight Southwest Louisiana is under a hard freeze warning on what could be the coldest night of year. Meteorologist Ben Terry is in tonight for Cedric and has your forecast. Ben is also predicting a strong chance of showers on New Year's Eve.
Plus, three longtime fire fighters retire from the Lake Charles Fire Department. KPLC's Olivia Vidal was there as the men were honored for their years of service.
We'll also have the latest from Washington on what lawmakers are doing to find a compromise to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.
And in tonight's Healthcast report how a chemotherapy shortage may be causing some patients to have a relapse.
In Sports… she's down to just two sportscasts left before she heads to Oklahoma City. Sam Gannon has highlights from the New Orleans Hornets game.
We'll see you tonight at ten for these stories and more. Until then we're always on at kplctv.com.
Services will be limited at Calcasieu Parish Division of Planning and Development office as the department undergoes a system upgrade this week.More >>
A warning in this week's What's Going Around: snakes are on the move in Southwest Louisiana. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports a snake bite brought a patient to an area emergency room over the weekend.More >>
Roscoe, the Crowley police K-9 officer who was shot and killed during an overnight shooting last week, was honored on Wednesday in a special procession.More >>
Today will start out with mostly cloudy skies. The rain has moved out and skies will be clearing throughout the morning and by the afternoon, we should have sunny skies. We could see quick line of some light showers come through around sunrise, but will quickly move out and sunny skies will quickly follow behind. It will be less humid today as well! Highs will be in the upper 70s. Friday will be another beautiful day with sunny skies and lower humidity!More >>
Several streets are flooded in Westlake. Police Chief Chris Wilrye said some roads are impassable. There are reports of stalled vehicles and police say barricades are being set up. Here is a list of flooded streets: Parts of Samson Street McKinley Street Mulberry Street Krause Street Wehrt Street Miller Avenue Jones Street Garden Street West side of Guillory Street Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>