Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on today.
The man behind the "Just For Jesus" rallies has been arrested again. James Bertrand was taken into custody Friday afternoon for possession of drug paraphernalia and obstruction of public passage charges. This is at least his 8th arrest in the last ten months.
We told you yesterday about Calcasieu District Attorney John DeRosier's induction into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame… today we'll show you the ceremony and hear reaction from DeRosier about the honor.
Is it hot enough for you? Meteorologist Cedric Haynes tells you just how hot it is and if there is any relief in sight.
Plus, from the splash park to North I-10 Beach -- KPLC's Olivia Vidal we'll show you how people in the Lake Area are beating the heat.
And there's a reason they call it the "dog days of summer" – we'll show how our four legged friends are also searching for relief.
We'll see you tonight at six for these stories and more. Until then we're always on at kplctv.com.
There is a shocking trend in the Lake area—deadly violence with teens among those arrested. In fact we've seen two cases in just over a week.First on July 17TH, gunfire on North Simmons Street in Lake Charles left 31 year old Gary Obrien dead. Four people face charges in connection with the case, including 16 year old Justin Ned. He's booked on charges of principle to first degree murder and armed robbery. And this past Saturday, 24-ye...More >>
When you visit the website, moneymapupdates.com it claims you can receive around $2,300 every month for the rest of your life. It seems too good to be true. That's because it is. Because in order to start receiving payments you need to sign up through the website by providing your personal and credit card information. "That's a red flag right there," said Carmen Million, president of the Southwest Louisiana Better Business Bureau. "They're using half-truths...More >>
The Calcasieu parish school board has been offering the Community Eligibility Provision Program for four years. This year, adding Westwood Elementary to the ever-growing list. It makes sure students in high poverty schools receive a healthy breakfast and lunch during the school day. The Director of School Nutrition Programs, Jaqueline Richard, says this has been a successful program over the years. “It’s a great program for students and families who struggle to have a nu...More >>