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Giant lizard walks on the wild side

(SOURCE: KXAN/NBC) (SOURCE: KXAN/NBC)

Good morning!

Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7News@Noon.

What happened to a 20 year old woman whose body was found at a residence near Crowley? Acadia Parish authorities are now saying it's a possible homicide. Find out more HERE.

Also today, three years after the B-P oil spill, we'll tell you about efforts to continue to test gulf seafood samples – making sure everything continues to be safe to eat.

Some children's pajamas may have a safety issue. We'll tell you about two different recalls for jammies that fail federal flammability standards.

Speaking of matters dealing with kids, did you know that naps and snacks could be taken away from kindergarten students in Louisiana? Find out who will get to decide whether that happens at a school near you.

Plus, a sparkly SUV cruising the streets of Kansas is turning heads. It has white and purple sparkles and more bling than you can count. 

In weather, Wade's in for Ben today and says expect to see a few more widely scattered thunderstorms developing again this afternoon. What about our weekend – will the rain chances stick around?

Check out Wade's live, local forecast at noon for the answers.

Meanwhile, take a look at THIS. It's the story of Sebastian, a Malaysian water monitor lizard, who decided to take a walk along an interstate. What would you do if you found this giant lizard walking towards you? Read more about it HERE.

Remember, you can always watch us online at kplctv.com and on air. We hope you join us, and have a great day!

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    Sunday, March 26 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-03-26 21:29:17 GMT
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    Police are on scene of a multiple-vehicle fatal crash on I-10 West at Mile Marker 78, west of Crowley.  Multiple Air Med Helicopters are en route. Multiple emergency agencies are assisting with the crash.  According to a spokesman with Louisiana State Police, the crash resulted in a fatality. There is no confirmed amount of fatalities in the crash. I-10 West is closed to traffic at Mile Marker 80 in Crowley. Congestion has reached 4 miles in length. Use US 90 West as an ...

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm temperatures with rain arriving by the middle of the week

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm temperatures with rain arriving by the middle of the week

    Sunday, March 26 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-03-26 21:12:21 GMT
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    Overnight we will have partly cloudy skies. There is a chance for fog to develop again overnight, but only if the wind calms down enough. Temperatures will be mild with lows in the middle 60s. Monday, we will have mostly cloudy skies. Throughout the day, we could also see a couple areas with drizzle. No significant rain is expected. So, if you see any light showers, it will pass by quickly. Temperatures will still be warm with highs in the lower 80s. Tuesday should be a great day! 

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    Overnight we will have partly cloudy skies. There is a chance for fog to develop again overnight, but only if the wind calms down enough. Temperatures will be mild with lows in the middle 60s. Monday, we will have mostly cloudy skies. Throughout the day, we could also see a couple areas with drizzle. No significant rain is expected. So, if you see any light showers, it will pass by quickly. Temperatures will still be warm with highs in the lower 80s. Tuesday should be a great day! 

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  • TRAFFIC: Avoid I-10 eastbound in Vinton

    TRAFFIC: Avoid I-10 eastbound in Vinton

    Sunday, March 26 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-26 20:59:30 GMT
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    Avoid I-10 eastbound in Vinton.

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    Avoid I-10 eastbound in Vinton.

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