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  • Welsh police searching for missing 14-year-old girl

    Welsh police searching for missing 14-year-old girl

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:40:29 GMT
    The Welsh Police Department needs the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old white female by the name of Gabrielle Nicole Richard.She was last seen at her home on Elm St. in Welsh around 9:30 pm Monday.Gabriella was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt with lace trim, blue gym shorts and white sandals.Anyone with information on the whereabouts is urged to contact the Welsh Police Department at 337-734-2626.More >>
    The Welsh Police Department needs the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old white female by the name of Gabrielle Nicole Richard.She was last seen at her home on Elm St. in Welsh around 9:30 pm Monday.Gabriella was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt with lace trim, blue gym shorts and white sandals.Anyone with information on the whereabouts is urged to contact the Welsh Police Department at 337-734-2626.More >>
  • Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:39:31 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
  • Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:53:17 GMT
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>

Good morning and welcome to a chilly Friday eve!! It is a cold morning but we will see sunshine later today..it's in the 20s throughout the region right now...Rain is in the forecast..we're watching it all for you. Ron has updates on your forecast with Weather on the 5s on WMC-TV5.

The Former Chief of Staff for Tennessee's U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander will face a federal judge on Child Porn Charges. Details on WMC-TV5.

Developing right now...a renewed call for the Shelby County Administrator of Elections to be removed from office...Details behind the vote and what happens now on Action News 5.

During the holidays, there's a lot of cooking going on...there's also a lot of cleaning up to do...Now  may be a good time to take a close look at that kitchen sponge...This morning we talk about the bacteria and germs associated with the sponge and ways to make sure it doesn't create any problems for you in the kitchen.

If you saw any of Nelson Mandela's memorial service, you may have seen a sign language interpreter there.
  But now many of the people that man was supposed to be "signing" for ... are absolutely outraged.
   They're calling him an outright "fake"... And this morning.. He's telling his side of the story.. and it is an unusual one. Details this morning with us.

We're also talking about Mega Million mania...The jackpot is up to $400 million dollars.

New poll numbers are out for an early look for the 2016 election..Chris Christie vs. Hillary Clinton...We'll show you what the poll found on WMC-TV5.

And you have to see the pictures of Elves washing the windows outside LeBonheur...the look on the children's faces are just priceless. Details on WMC-TV5.

We invite you to join us right now on WMC-TV5.

Andrew Douglas
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