Good Tuesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*New from overnight: a series of explosions rock a propane gas plant in central Florida, forcing residents within one mile to evacuate. Find out how many people have been taken to the hospital in the wake of the explosions.
*It's a small parasite with a big name: cyclospora. It's causing a rash on intestinal infections as the number of people being sickened rises. We'll tell you about the parasite and how it gets around.
*The DA in East Baton Rouge Parish says at least 10 gay men were arrested in an undercover operation at a park, having to do with sexual agreements. Find out how a law ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court is now being used to show that these men did not break any laws.
*From morbidly obese to 5K finisher - a dream comes true for Freeda Beloney of Lake Charles. See the video of her crossing the finish line and celebrating her 100 pound weight loss journey.
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Happy birthday to our Sunrise birthdays for May 21: Delaila J O'Neal, 8 Hazel House Ton Brady, 54 Annette Crouts, 56 Deacon Sam Orsot Destiney Mackey, 6 Mari Brown Marie Lecompte Riley Jacobs, 6 Tamika Wallace, 38 Terry Baron, 1 If you want your birthdays featured on 7News Sunrise, send your pictures at least five days in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the name, age and date of birth. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
Big news about a gifted canine star. Jeanie, a well-known Lake Charles, LA therapy dog is one of only 21 courageous canines to be advancing to the semifinal rounds of the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards.More >>