Lee Peck in today for Cynthia… here's a look at what we are working on for upcoming editions of 7 News.
Six years after being accused of child molestation a Lake Charles enters a plea deal in the case.
Also, three arrests are made in the fatal hit and run of an off-duty New Orleans Police Officer.
Plus, maintaining safe and clean water for the State of Louisiana is what they do… today they put their skills to a quality test. KPLC's Theresa Schmidt was there to see which area had the best tasting water.
And in this week's Louisiana Traveler, KPLC's John Bridges heads to Toledo Bend for some fishing.
And the summer time trend continues with more scattered showers. Chief Meteorologist Wade Hampton has your complete forecast… he's also tracking Tropical Storm Chantal.
We'll see you tonight at five and six. Until then for the latest in news, weather, and sports – we're always on at kplctv.com.
Sinkholes in the road are an issue all over Lake Charles and a pretty common sight in the Downtown area. Drivers usually have to dodge the cones, especially on Division Street. If you drive down the stretch of Division Street, in between Ryan and Bilbo, you're probably used to avoiding a sinkhole. The most recent one was fixed Tuesday, caused by a cracked drainage line under the street where water seeped out and created a void. “They just go in, cut out a section and pour as...More >>
Students in the French Immersion program at Henry Heights stopped by KPLC Midday today to sing Christmas Carols. We hope you enjoy the music as much as we did.More >>
Like every other state, Louisiana produces more waste in December than any other month. But individually there are things people can do to cut back on the trash they generate. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages consumers to be part of the solution by working to have a more waste-free season. Their motto, Think green! Reduce, reuse and recycle. Imagine all the wrapping paper that goes to the landfill each year. Some alternatives are to wrap a gift in ...More >>
A car crossed the median on I-10 in Rayne and crashed into a Calcasieu Parish school bus returning from a field trip, according to a report from Lafayette station KATC. Rayne Police Chief Carroll Stelly told KATC that there were five children aboard the bus. All the occupants are believed to be ok but have been transported to an area hospital to be checked out. The driver of the other vehicle was brought to a Lafayette hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. The car was travel...More >>