Two Lake Charles citizens speak out after deaths of 10 friends - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Two Lake Charles citizens speak out after deaths of 10 friends

Good Thursday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*Two Lake Charles citizens are calling for a wake-up call for the community after last week's triple homicide.  Harmony Jackson and Kamie Dominic say they've lost more than 10 friends to violence since graduating from high school in 2008.

*The investigation into a deadly train accident in DeQuincy yesterday picks back up this morning.  We'll tell you what led to the death of 81-year-old Curtis Sandifer.

*Opelousas Police use a new type of technology to arrest a father and son accused of trying to steal from a tractor business.  Find out how the "virtual patrol police watch" works.

*Today and Saturday are the only days left to vote early for the April 6th elections.  We'll take a look at some more items on the ballot.

*10 Cameron Parish bridges are slated for repair - nearly eight years after Hurricane Rita destroyed them.  Find out where the funding is coming from and when the work is expected to be completed.

*Get your Easter weekend forecast with meteorologist Ben Terry!

Make it a Sunrise day!

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Jennings man arrested after being caught in a neighbor's yard

    Jennings man arrested after being caught in a neighbor's yard

    Monday, June 25 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-06-25 11:32:51 GMT
    (Source: JDPSO)(Source: JDPSO)

    Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man for simple burglary, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey, Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Office.  

    More >>

    Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man for simple burglary, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey, Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Office.  

    More >>
  • R.I.O.T. 2018 at Civic Center from June 24 - June 30

    R.I.O.T. 2018 at Civic Center from June 24 - June 30

    Monday, June 25 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-06-25 11:32:35 GMT

    Revival in Our Town, or R.I.O.T. for short, will be at the Civic Center from June 24 - June 30. The week-long event is a youth and adult music workshop and conference hosted by the Calcasieu Youth Organization.  The conference includes classes, such as karate classes, music workshops, and speakers discussing topics ranging from bullying to leadership. The faith-based event has been in Lake Charles for over 30 years. To learn more about the event, you can visit their Facebook p...

    More >>

    Revival in Our Town, or R.I.O.T. for short, will be at the Civic Center from June 24 - June 30. The week-long event is a youth and adult music workshop and conference hosted by the Calcasieu Youth Organization.  The conference includes classes, such as karate classes, music workshops, and speakers discussing topics ranging from bullying to leadership. The faith-based event has been in Lake Charles for over 30 years. To learn more about the event, you can visit their Facebook p...

    More >>
  • One dead after fatal shooting in Evangeline Parish

    One dead after fatal shooting in Evangeline Parish

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-06-25 00:10:42 GMT
    De'Lanzo Veal (Source: KATC / John Anderson)De'Lanzo Veal (Source: KATC / John Anderson)

    A man was killed in Evangeline Parish after a shooting at a memorial celebration on Saturday, according to KATC. De'Lanzo Veal, 48, was shot at Pineywoods Ranch near Oakdale. Veal leaves behind his wife of 20 years and seven children. Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation of the shooting. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>

    A man was killed in Evangeline Parish after a shooting at a memorial celebration on Saturday, according to KATC. De'Lanzo Veal, 48, was shot at Pineywoods Ranch near Oakdale. Veal leaves behind his wife of 20 years and seven children. Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation of the shooting. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly