Hello everyone. This is Cynthia Arceneaux from the KPLC Newsroom... What ever happened to accused killer Joe Constance? Has law enforcement given up on finding him? Not by a long shot! Tonight on Nightcast, we'll revisit this cold case to find out if there are any new leads to the man accused of killing his estranged wife, Mary Duhon in 2011. The case has even gotten national attention having been featured on America's Most Wanted. We'll talk with Sheriff Tony Mancuso on where they stand today on the investigation.
And we'll have the latest on the homicide investigation in Jennings. A husband and wife were found dead in their home this weekend. Jennings Police Chief Todd D'albor says they believe the couple, 30 year old Katrenna Segura williams and 25 year old Charles Williams, Jr. were killed sometime Friday evening or early Saturday morning... And you thought Winter was over? Wade Hampton will have our forecast for a cold and windy day ahead on Tuesday. Join us at ten for 7News Nightcast!
Traveler's diarrhea, malaria, Zika virus, and the sicknesses goes on. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports the CDC has a long, growing list of travel advisories to many countries this summer and if you do not take early precautions, you could find yourself with What's Going Around this week.More >>
Monica Quaal handles DNA from crime scenes across southwest Louisiana. "We just take evidence from law enforcement agencies they collect at the scene and then we take samples from it," said Quaal the DNA technical leader at the southwest Louisiana Crime Lab. It's samples Quaal tries to find a match for and she has been working on a case for the past seven years. The 2009 Sierra Bouzigard cold case. The DNA had been placed in CODIS, a DNA database, but...More >>
A lot of recent violent crime in the Lake area has involved teens. which leads to the question what can be done to stop the violence among our youth? A concerned citizen and statewide church group are among those working to help young people avoid trouble and find the right path. People from around the state who belong to the Louisiana Home and Foreign Missions of the Baptist State Convention Inc. are in Lake Charles this week. An event at a local church site might ...More >>
The upcoming school year is fast approaching. Here is a list of back-to-school dates:More >>
The following back-to-school dates are those that KPLC has received: Calcasieu Parish Schools First day of school for regular classes Aug. 15 First day of school for Pre-K classes Aug. 17 Cameron Parish Schools First day of school for students Aug. 15 Jeff Davis Parish Schools First day of school for 1-12 grade Aug. 11 First day of school for Pre-K and Kindergarten Aug. 15 Allen Parish Schools First day of school for students Aug. 9 Beauregard Parish ...More >>