Happy Thursday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:
*The Carnival cruise ship that has been stranded in the Gulf of Mexico for days is closer to land this morning, carrying some passengers from Southwest Louisiana. KPLC's Gerron Jordan is in Mobile, Alabama this morning, waiting for the passengers' arrival.
*Happening today, the ongoing trial of a man accused of beating and raping a 94-year-old DeQuincy woman will resume. We have the latest on the case prosecutors call "brutal."
*In Abbeville, a teen faces two murder charges this morning. Police say the 17-year-old killed two brothers Tuesday morning.
*It's Valentine's Day and the return of a Sunrise tradition! We will have the Sweet Adelines Quartet, "Out of Control," joining us for live performances in the studio.
Make it a Sunrise day!
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Director Gary Cohn are scheduled to hold a briefing on President Trump's tax plan at 12:30 p.m. KPLC will livestream the news conference. Mobile users, click HERE to watch. The White House is expected to release broad outlines of a tax plan that would cut the top rate for small businesses from 39.6 percent to 15 percent and the top rate for individuals from 39.6 percent to the "mid-30s," an official told the As...More >>
Hosted by St. John Bosco Catholic Church, the festival runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.More >>
Our Lady of Prompt Succor and Our Lady's School are hosting Family Fest this weekend, April 28-30 in Sulphur.More >>
The Louisiana State Police Troop D will be conducting a child passenger safety seat check in Lake Charles.More >>
Cancer doesn’t discriminate, it affects everyone of all walks of life whether you’re male, female, black or white…but there is a group here in southwest Louisiana that helps people with insurance who may need just a little bit of financial help.More >>