Good Tuesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*We have just-released audio from the 911 calls explaining just how scary those moments were for a pilot before crashing his plane near Baton Rouge last week.
*You'll also learn about a new state law that protects volunteer firefighters.
*President Obama could veto the house version of the Farm Bill. The White House says proposed food stamp cuts are unacceptable.
*A former hitman who admitted killing 20 people says he decided to testify against James "Whitey" Bulger after learning Bulger and his partner were FBI informants. We'll bring you up to speed on the trial in Boston that sounds right out of a movie.
*A preliminary exam hearing is set for today for Felix Vail, the man accused of killing his wife in Calcasieu Parish more than 50 years ago.
Make it a Sunrise day!
A Leesville resident is dead following a three-vehicle crash Thursday night in Ragley, according to Louisiana State Police.More >>
It's not unusual to hear complaints about the U.S. Postal Service in our area. The latest comes from a neighborhood off Nelson Road where residents say they no longer get daily delivery. "Whether snow, sleet or rain or whatever it should be delivered," said Terry Bellard, who lives at Smith Village mobile home community. Residents say their mail is no longer delivered regularly.More >>
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to issue the necessary permits for the Bayou Bridge pipeline, according to a news release from the office of Congressman Clay Higgins. The news release said Colonel Michael Clancy, of the Army Corps of Engineers, announced Thursday that the New Orleans District has concluded its environmental assessment and will issue necessary permits to Bayou Bridge Pipeline, LLC. Higgins office says the pipeline is a $750 million investment that is estimated...More >>