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Beads, Dogs, and Gumbo... Oh my!

Good Evening,

Lee Peck from the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.

Beads, dogs, and gumbo – Oh my! KPLC's Olivia Vidal has a wrap up from the Krewe of Omega, Krewe of Barkus, and Gumbo Cook-Off.

Plus, more from Mamou as they party ahead of Fat Tuesday's tradition Courier de Mardi Gras.

And with the Children's Parade scheduled to roll through downtown Lake Charles Sunday afternoon - all eyes are on the forecast. Meteorologist Cedric Haynes has your forecast.  

Also a Michigan native is criss-crossing the U.S. for his second time in the name of charity. We catch up with him as he makes his way through Lake Charles.

We will see you tonight at ten for all of these stories and much more. Until then we're always on at kplctv.com.

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    Topsy homicide suspect captured in Texas

    Topsy homicide suspect captured in Texas

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:46:44 GMT
    Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's name suspect in Topsy homicide (Source: JDPSO)Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's name suspect in Topsy homicide (Source: JDPSO)

    The suspect in a homicide in Topsy has been captured by authorities in Jefferson County, Texas, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey.  David Wade Clark, 28, was the main suspect in the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office investigation into the death of Devin Marc Sanders on August 10, 2018, in Topsy, Louisiana. Just before noon on Aug. 14, the Lake Charles Police Department found Clark's truck in the Big Lots parking lot on Highway 14, said Ivey.  ...

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    The suspect in a homicide in Topsy has been captured by authorities in Jefferson County, Texas, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey.  David Wade Clark, 28, was the main suspect in the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office investigation into the death of Devin Marc Sanders on August 10, 2018, in Topsy, Louisiana. Just before noon on Aug. 14, the Lake Charles Police Department found Clark's truck in the Big Lots parking lot on Highway 14, said Ivey.  ...

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  • LCPD investigating shooting on Prejean Drive

    LCPD investigating shooting on Prejean Drive

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:06:17 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Place Vendome Apartments, according to Lt. Harrell. Harrell says there is one victim. There is no word of any arrests at this time. KPLC will continue to update this story as we receive more information. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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    The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Place Vendome Apartments, according to Lt. Harrell. Harrell says there is one victim. There is no word of any arrests at this time. KPLC will continue to update this story as we receive more information. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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  • Residents off Gauthier Road complain of delayed or no mail delivery

    Residents off Gauthier Road complain of delayed or no mail delivery

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:22:21 GMT

    it seems as though there's always a neighborhood in the lake area complaining they are not getting their mail... This week the complaints come from off of Gauthier road. each day please and Barbara Laster walk together to the road, to check for mail.  it's partly for exercise for pleaze who has Parkinson's disease.  but some days they are waiting for something important. "We have correspondence, I'm waiting for some very important correspondence and it's just, other ...

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    it seems as though there's always a neighborhood in the lake area complaining they are not getting their mail... This week the complaints come from off of Gauthier road. each day please and Barbara Laster walk together to the road, to check for mail.  it's partly for exercise for pleaze who has Parkinson's disease.  but some days they are waiting for something important. "We have correspondence, I'm waiting for some very important correspondence and it's just, other ...

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