'Circus-like feat' allows handcuffed woman to steal and wreck - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

'Circus-like feat' allows handcuffed woman to steal and wreck a police car

Jenny Faith Clementi. (Source: NBC/WXIA) Jenny Faith Clementi. (Source: NBC/WXIA)

Good morning!

Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7News@Noon.

Bond has been reduced for Woodrow Karey, Jr. He's the Lake Charles man charged with manslaughter in the death of Pastor Ronald Harris, Sr. this past September. He had been jailed on a million dollar bond, but today his attorneys were successful in lowering that bond. We'll have all the details for you at noon, and you can read more HERE.

Also today, what's your flu IQ? A new survey shows many people are not taking steps to prevent getting sick – and don't know how to treat the flu if they do fall ill.

Plus, the Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year is "selfie." Selfies sometimes don't turn out quite like we'd hope. We'll show you apps to help you snap and share.

In weather, if you were up early this morning you probably walked on some crunchy lawns due to the frosty start to the day. Cedric tells me we can expect plenty of sunshine today with highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. What can we expect tonight? Will there be more frost in the morning? Check out Ben's live, local forecast at noon for all the answers.

And you may want to check out THIS story – a woman is on the run from police after stealing and wrecking a police car – despite being handcuffed and locked in the back of the car! How did she do it? Well police say it was an almost circus-like feat.

Remember, you can always watch us online at kplctv.com and on air.  We hope you join us, and have a great day!

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temperatures will be below normal through Friday with frost possible

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temperatures will be below normal through Friday with frost possible

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:49 PM EST2017-11-22 21:49:23 GMT
    Sunny and nice for Thanksgiving!!!Sunny and nice for Thanksgiving!!!

    The next few days will be rather chilly with temperatures below normal for this time of year!  A warming trend begins this weekend, but the weather still looks great for anything outdoors.  Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening with lows by Thursday morning ranging from the upper 20s north of I-10 to the low 40s at the coast.  The wind may not calm entirely and that might keep frost from becoming widespread north of I-10. 

    More >>

    The next few days will be rather chilly with temperatures below normal for this time of year!  A warming trend begins this weekend, but the weather still looks great for anything outdoors.  Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening with lows by Thursday morning ranging from the upper 20s north of I-10 to the low 40s at the coast.  The wind may not calm entirely and that might keep frost from becoming widespread north of I-10. 

    More >>
  • Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:49 PM EST2017-11-22 17:49:47 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

    More >>

    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

    More >>
  • Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:32 PM EST2017-11-22 17:32:39 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The following is a list of road closures for Southwest Louisiana.

    More >>

    The following is a list of road closures for Southwest Louisiana.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly