Happy Monday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:
*There are hundreds of families in need this holiday season across Southwest Louisiana. We are kicking off the donation drive today for KPLC's Community Christmas with live coverage from the Capitol One tower in Lake Charles. We'll tell you how you can pitch in and make someone's Christmas brighter.
*Forget waiting in long lines for holiday shopping today...it's Cyber Monday! Find out how you can score big deals with popular websites today as many retailers slash prices and cut shipping costs.
*The Obama administration says healthcare.gov is working better and faster, but it's not perfect. We'll have a report from Washington this morning on where things stand, two months after the site launched.
*At least four people are dead, dozens more injured after a Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx. We'll tell you where the investigation into what went wrong stands this morning.
*Do you have extra love and space in your home for a homeless pet? Don't miss today's Sunrise Pet Shop where we'll introduce you to the featured animal in need of a home.
Make it a Sunrise day!
A Leesville resident is dead following a three-vehicle crash Thursday night in Ragley, according to Louisiana State Police.More >>
It's not unusual to hear complaints about the U.S. Postal Service in our area. The latest comes from a neighborhood off Nelson Road where residents say they no longer get daily delivery. "Whether snow, sleet or rain or whatever it should be delivered," said Terry Bellard, who lives at Smith Village mobile home community. Residents say their mail is no longer delivered regularly.More >>
The Army Corps of Engineers plans to issue the necessary permits for the Bayou Bridge pipeline, according to a news release from the office of Congressman Clay Higgins. The news release said Colonel Michael Clancy, of the Army Corps of Engineers, announced Thursday that the New Orleans District has concluded its environmental assessment and will issue necessary permits to Bayou Bridge Pipeline, LLC. Higgins office says the pipeline is a $750 million investment that is estimated...More >>