Good Tuesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*A critical meeting happens this afternoon in Lake Charles to discuss the possible closures of three schools. We'll tell you what's at stake today with the Calcasieu Parish School Board and how you can let your voice be heard before any decisions are made.
*Later today, state lawmakers are set to start talking about doing a study to look at the advantages and disadvantages of legalizing marijuana. It has to do with an old law on the books allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana.
*The number of millionaires living in Louisiana is growing. A new report says nearly 80,000 households are worth more than one million dollars. Find out how we stack up with other states.
*Are you a Houston Astros fan? The team's caravan is heading to Southwest Louisiana today and you can meet some of the stars. We'll tell you how you can meet some of the players and watch them raise a flag over the city.
*Meteorologist Ben Terry tells us a cold front has moved through the area overnight. Just how cold will it be this week? He says get ready for a big temperature drop!
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Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man for simple burglary, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey, Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Office.More >>
Revival in Our Town, or R.I.O.T. for short, will be at the Civic Center from June 24 - June 30. The week-long event is a youth and adult music workshop and conference hosted by the Calcasieu Youth Organization. The conference includes classes, such as karate classes, music workshops, and speakers discussing topics ranging from bullying to leadership. The faith-based event has been in Lake Charles for over 30 years. To learn more about the event, you can visit their Facebook p...More >>
A man was killed in Evangeline Parish after a shooting at a memorial celebration on Saturday, according to KATC. De'Lanzo Veal, 48, was shot at Pineywoods Ranch near Oakdale. Veal leaves behind his wife of 20 years and seven children. Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation of the shooting. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
Louisiana Lifeline for K-9s held their Pretty Pitty Spa Day in DeRidder Saturday, an event that allows owners of female pit bulls to get them spayed for free. At the event, we met William, a boy who dedicated his fifth birthday to the cause. For William's birthday, he didn't want presents for himself, but to collect food and toys to donate to the organization. His parents say that they found a pregnant dog on the side of the road one day and reached out to Lifeline fo...More >>