Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on today.
A DeQuincy family loses their home to an overnight fire. The Red Cross is now assisting.
Plus, fresh off of Black Friday, shoppers continue to hit local stores for "Small Business Saturday." KPLC's Haley Rush talks with shoppers and store owners who encourage people to shop local this Christmas.
U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu says problems with the Affordable Care Act healthcare website will be fixed and more Louisiana residents will have access to medical care. Landrieu made the comments today at an event hosted by the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus.
Also, Christmas came early on the U.S.S. Orleck. KPLC's Monica Grimaldo was there as the children were greeted by old Saint Nick.
And the warmer weather has returned to Southwest Louisiana… but for how long? Meteorologist Cedric Haynes has all the details in his forecast.
We'll see you tonight at Six for all these stories and more. Until then, we're always on at kplct.com.
An arrest has been made after a two-vehicle crash on I-10 milepost 53.5 west of Welsh, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. Anderson says preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Honda Accord lost control while heading west on I-10, crossing the median onto the eastbound side of the interstate. The driver of a Chevrolet Trax traveling east struck the driver's side of the Accord, causing the Accord to break in half. A passenger in the Accord had mod...More >>
A four-year-old boy was fatally shot in Oakdale Saturday, according to Chief Joseph Lockett. Lockett says officers were dispatched to Prater Street in reference to a subject being shot. Upon arrival, officers learned that a four-year-old boy located a loaded .40 caliber handgun inside the home. For unknown reasons, the gun discharged and struck the child in the head. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing and 7News will update the story as updates b...More >>
I-10 EB is blocked near Welsh due to a vehicle accident. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
A Moss Bluff man died this evening after a vehicle accident, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. Investigations revealed a 2015 Honda Civic driven by Hannah Borill, 22, of Westlake, was traveling north on Luke Powers Road and stopped at the stop sign at La. 3059. The Civic then traveled into the path of a 2018 Harley-Davidson motorcycle traveling east on La. 3059, according to Anderson. The operator of the motorcycle, Peter McCarthy, 29, "la...More >>