Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.
A crash late last night claims the life of a 76-year-old Reeves woman. It happened on Highway 171 in front of the Gillis Food Mart. We'll have details.
Plus, a Lake Charles family is the victim of vandals and thieves again. KPLC's Gerron Jordan has the story and what they believe will help catch the culprits.
Also, if you have a special needs child – you know how hard simple routine things can be. Today, a local mom organized a holiday event to reach out to other families with special needs children. KPLC's Monica Grimaldo has this story.
The first person to get a full face transplant is talking about the life-changing surgery. We'll have more behind the technology that made it happen in tonight's Healthcast.
And a man on a plane from Lafayette to Houston falls asleep on the flight and is left on the plane. You'll hear what happened when he woke up to discover he was all alone in the dark on the plane.
And you'll need to keep those coats handy as we head into the work week. Chief Meteorologist Wade Hampton is in tonight with a check of the forecast.
We'll see you tonight immediately following NFL Sunday Night Football. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.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 >>