The Interstate 5 Bridge has collapsed this evening over the Skagit River. The accident took place near Mount Vernon, Washington. Both the north and southbound portion collapsed. Several injuries have been reported.Officials report several cars that were on the bridge when the collapse took place.
The Calcasieu Parish Zoning Board approved plans for a megasite. According to officials the site is over ten thousand acres of land between Highway 90 and Highway 108. The land is being rezoned for a long-term goal of attracting corporate contracts and bringing jobs to the area. The vote won approval in a 6-2 vote. The issue will move onto a final vote from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury on Thursday, June 21st. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
CPSO deputies responded to a complaint where witnesses said they saw several men running from a vehicle after a car alarm went off in the area of Georgia Avenue at 3:00 a.m. on June 19, says Myers. The men got into a car and left the scene.More >>
For the rest today, the rain chances remain high at 70% through the afternoon. Through most of the afternoon, there will not be much rain. But by this evening, more rain will move across Southwest Louisiana. There is a Flash Flood Watch in effect for Calcasieu, and western Cameron Parishes. That means we could see some heavy rainfall later this evening. However, there is a little bit of disagreement with the high-resolution models.More >>
Every summer hospitals and blood donation centers see a shortage in blood, but this year they are in greater need than usual.More >>