Good Wednesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here with a look at some of the stories we are covering on Sunrise today:
*It's not too early to talk about crawfish! One retailer in the state is already filling sacks for seafood lovers. We will have a look at the kick-off to many people's favorite time of year.
*Studies have shown that as we get older, our driving abilities decline. If you have memory issues, it can be even worse. We have details on a study about whether or not it is safe to have older drivers behind the wheel.
*The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office reports a man is in the hospital after a fight at a New Year's party that led to an arrest.
*State authorities are searching for a convicted murderer who escaped from a prison just south of Baton Rouge.
*Colder weather is here again. Meteorologist Ben Terry will have a look at the latest weather system.
Make it a Sunrise day!
The National Hurricane Center has upgraded a tropical disturbance in the northwestern Caribbean Sea to Alberto with the designation as a sub-tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, with the center of circulation located about 85 miles from south of Cozumel, Mexico.More >>
The big weather story today is the development of the first named tropical system of the year. Subtropical Storm Alberto will remain well east of our area and we are likely to see little to no impacts here in Southwest Louisiana.More >>
A former DeRidder resident was shot in Colorado after killing a mother and daughter in New Mexico Thursday, authorities said. Dustin Montano, 31, is accused of killing Deborah Martinez and her 17-year-old daughter at an apartment complex in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Thursday, according to a news report from Albuquerque station KOAT. Montano was found at a Walmart in Fort Morgan, Colorado, and shot by police. County deputies confronted Montano as he exited the Walmart. Officials sai...More >>