Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.
A shooting at Angola is now under investigation after prison guards opened fire on a vehicle trying to get into the prison grounds. Two children were in the car as guards fired. No one was hurt.
Plus, more on a big drug arrest on Interstate-10 that has a Houston couple in jail and the K-9 officer Lake Charles Police are crediting with the discovery.
Also, the Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals confirms the first West Nile death this year. We'll have an update on cases reported.
And "Pinky" – the infamous albino dolphin – is still living in the waters of Cameron Parish. We'll show the latest sighting of the rare dolphin.
The City of Sulphur is looking to get its youth involved in city decisions. KPLC's Gerron Jordan tells you about the new and improved Mayor's Youth Commission.
Also South Beauregard High School students have the opportunity to earn pharmacy tech credits… making them eligible for instant employment after graduation. KPLC's Haley Rush has details on the program that has pharmacies in the area calling the school for potential employees.
Rebecca Cade is on the Sports desk tonight. She'll have highlights and post game reaction from big wins by McNeese and LSU.
Meteorologist Cedric Haynes is also here with a look at our forecast.
We'll see you tonight for Nightcast following the NFL matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.
Hyperbaric Chambers fill up with nothing but 100% oxygen and they're helping to heal patients here in the lake area. "We have patients who come in with chronic non-healing wounds and after 4 weeks if we still aren't making progress we put them in the chamber," said Registered Nurse, Denise Peshoff from Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. "And we put them under pressure at two atmospheres and what happens is that 100% oxygen is pushed into the body so it goes into the plasm...More >>
Calcasieu Parish Water Works District One has issued a boil advisory for residents in Moss Bluff. North Perkins Ferry Road and all intersecting roads from Hwy. 378 to Heard Road are affected, according to Water Works District 1 Foreman Grant Avery. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
The Southwest Allen Parish Water District 2 has issued a boil advisory for approximately 800 customers. The boil advisory is due to a broken water main line. Customers south of Hwy 190 and west of Hwy 165 in Kinder are under a boil advisory until further notice. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
President Trump is expected to announce new tariffs on imports from China during a news conference at the White House at approximately 11:30 a.m. todayMore >>