Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.
State Police say impairment is suspected in the early morning accident the claimed the life of an 18-year-old Lake Charles girl and sent another passenger to the hospital. The driver is free on bond tonight and facing a long list of charges.
Plus, it's also an election day. Polls across Southwest Louisiana close in less than an hour. Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes did not have anything on the ballot, but we'll have results from Beauregard, Allen, Jeff Davis and Vernon Parishes when polls close at 8 p.m.
Also, it's McNeese Homecoming 2013. The Cowboys face Sam Houston State. We'll have highlights from the game.
And fans heading to the big game will likely need a light jacket as temperatures begin to plunge. Meteorologist Cedric Haynes tells us how long the cooler weather will stick around.
We'll see you tonight at Ten for these stories and more. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.
The upcoming school year is fast approaching. Here is a list of back-to-school dates:More >>
The following back-to-school dates are those that KPLC has received: Calcasieu Parish Schools First day of school for regular classes Aug. 15 First day of school for Pre-K classes Aug. 17 Cameron Parish Schools First day of school for students Aug. 15 Jeff Davis Parish Schools First day of school for 1-12 grade Aug. 11 First day of school for Pre-K and Kindergarten Aug. 15 Allen Parish Schools First day of school for students Aug. 9 Beauregard Parish ...More >>