Good Tuesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*The cause of death for the woman who plunged to her death at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington has been revealed. Find out the results from the medical examiner and what's prompted the temporary closure of a roller coaster in San Antonio.
*Lake Charles police arrest a serial armed robbery suspect believed to be responsible for hitting up at least 15 stores in the last nine months. We'll have the latest on the spots police say this man targeted across the Lake area.
*A Westlake chemical plant will hold a public meeting tomorrow on a proposed barrier to keep chemicals out of Bayou Verdine. Find out what it has to do with pumping chlorinated hydrocarbons away from the bayou at the plant formerly known as PPG, now Axiall Corporation.
*Funeral arrangements have been announced for 12-year-old Taylor Oliver, a local girl that we've highlighted many times on KPLC through Children's Miracle Network and health stories involving her life with a brain tumor.
*The royal baby hype has reached its peak as well-wishers crowd around Buckingham Palace to show their excitement for William and Kate. Today, the prince's birth will be marked by a gun salute in front of the palace and from the Tower of London.
Make it a Sunrise day!
Services will be limited at Calcasieu Parish Division of Planning and Development office as the department undergoes a system upgrade this week.More >>
A warning in this week's What's Going Around: snakes are on the move in Southwest Louisiana. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports a snake bite brought a patient to an area emergency room over the weekend.More >>
Roscoe, the Crowley police K-9 officer who was shot and killed during an overnight shooting last week, was honored on Wednesday in a special procession.More >>
Today will start out with mostly cloudy skies. The rain has moved out and skies will be clearing throughout the morning and by the afternoon, we should have sunny skies. We could see quick line of some light showers come through around sunrise, but will quickly move out and sunny skies will quickly follow behind. It will be less humid today as well! Highs will be in the upper 70s. Friday will be another beautiful day with sunny skies and lower humidity!More >>
Several streets are flooded in Westlake. Police Chief Chris Wilrye said some roads are impassable. There are reports of stalled vehicles and police say barricades are being set up. Here is a list of flooded streets: Parts of Samson Street McKinley Street Mulberry Street Krause Street Wehrt Street Miller Avenue Jones Street Garden Street West side of Guillory Street Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>