GOOD EVENING. THIS IS CYNTHIA ARCENEAUX FROM THE KPLC NEWSROOM. ANOTHER HORRIFIC ACCIDENT ON A LAKE AREA INTERSTATE. AND AGAIN ITS PROVED TO BE DEADLY..THIS TIME IT WAS INTERSTATE 10 EAST BOUND IN LAKE CHARLES LATE THIS EVENING AT THE 36 MILE MARKER. THAT'S NEAR THE CAMERON CREOLE EXIT..STATE POLICE TELL US AT LEAST TWO VEHICLES WERE INVOLVED IN THE CRASH AND THAT AT LEAST ONE PERSON WAS KILLED...THE ACCIDENT IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION... ONE EASTBOUND LANE REMAINS CLOSED AT THIS HOUR.. LOOK FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON NIGHTCAST AT TEN.
A Texas man has been arrested in a boating accident on The Sabine River that left an 8-year-old boy dead. Wildlife and Fisheries agents say Eddie Dunwoody Jr., 35, has been booked on several charges including operating a vessel while intoxicated and reckless operation. Witnesses say Dunwoody was operating a bass boat with four people on board and three more children being towed on a tube behind the boat. They say he made a turn and the tube struck a bank. Damian Hain...More >>
The 2017 Solar Eclipse is just around the corner! While we won't get a total eclipse in our area, Chief Meteorologist Wade Hampton is traveling to Tennessee, which is in the path of the total eclipse. He'll team up with Kaitlin Rust, who will be in Lake Charles, for complete coverage of Monday's event. Join us then, but in the meanwhile follow these links for more about the eclipse: SOLAR ECLIPSE: Interactive simulator shows what the eclipse will look like in your area SOLAR ECLI...More >>
President Donald Trump is addressing the nation on the situation in Afghanistan. The President plans to outline a strategy that will help the U.S. declare victory after almost 16 years of war. Mobile users click HERE for livestream. Trump has been reviewing war options with national security teams to determine the best position for the U.S. in Afghanistan. Military commanders in Afghanistan have made it clear that they want the U.S. Military to continue to help overseas. ...More >>