Good Monday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*Former Aeroframe employees continue the wait to be paid for work they said they did over a two week timeframe. AAR Corporation announced a takeover of Aeroframe operations at Chennault last Friday, leaving workers in a state of limbo as they wait for their checks and the rehiring process that begins Tuesday.
*It's Back 2 School week! From school lunch menus to free school supply giveaways, we'll make sure your family is prepared.
*When Calcasieu Parish schools open this week, teachers will be able to use a new laboratory to hone their skills. We'll take you inside the new teaching lab.
*Lake area residents walk away from Prien Lake Mall with over $100,000 at an unclaimed money recovery event. If you missed it, fear not! Find out how you can reclaim your lost money.
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With temperatures often reaching the triple digits during summertime in Southwest Louisiana, it can be difficult to stay outside and get exercise.More >>
It's crunch time for Louisiana lawmakers. Tuesday they begin a second special session to figure out the state's budget mess. The end of some temporary taxes means the state will face an estimated $650 million deficit when the new fiscal year begins July 1st. During the regular session lawmakers could only make cuts to balance the budget, but in the special session tax hikes are back in play. Governor John Bel Edwards wants increased sales taxes to bridge the budge...More >>
Imagine lying helplessly on the floor in your home for days, waiting and hoping that someone will find you before it's too late. It happened to 80 year old Maggie Arcement who will never forget the ones who came to her rescue. Arcement sits on the side of the bed a few minutes after waking up in the morning. "Saying my prayers and my meditation and then I stand up and go on my way. I do this so I don't get dizzy," she explains. But last Monday her le...More >>
A shooting on 12th Street leaves a victim with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lt. Richard Harrell, Lake Charles Police Department spokesman. A victim was shot multiple times but doesn't have any injuries, said Harrell. The suspect has not been apprehended, according to Harrell. KPLC will continue to update this story as we receive more information. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>