Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for 7 News at Six.
We now know the identity of the woman found dead in Lake Arthur. Police identify her as 27-year-old Lacie Fontenot. KPLC's Erica Bivens revisits the scene and talks with neighbors.
It was a rude awakening this morning for some Lake Charles residents as a series of emergency sirens were triggered. It was the second time within a week for a false alarm, but as KPLC Monica Grimaldo reports officials believe they could be closer to finding the problem.
And the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office makes three more arrests in a string of attempted purse snatchings at a local business.
We'll also take you to the Sulphur Regional Library where a captive audience explored a traveling planetarium.
Also, being a mom is not easy, but a Westlake group of women we'll tell you it's the most rewarding job. We'll tell you about the Moms Next Ministry and how they're making motherhood a little easier by sharing their stories and experiences.
And it was a crazy week in the weather department. Meteorologist Zack Fradella is in tonight and will have your forecast.
We'll see you tonight at Six for these stories and more. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday is on Sunday, January 21 and there are events across the state, as well as here in Southwest Louisiana to commemorate the day.More >>
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says a barbecue pit started a fire near the First Apostolic Church in Moss Bluff late Thursday, Jan.18. A KPLC viewer says an outbuilding near the church was engulfed in flames. CPSO says the church was not damaged. No word yet on what caused the barbecue pit to ignite. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
Fields, Starks and Merryville are without water following a system failure in the Fields area, officials with Waterworks District 2 said. Once water is restored, a precautionary boil advisory will be in place. The advisory will be lifted once water samples have been tested by the Department of Health and Hospitals and found safe to drink. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
It's coming up on five years since the killing of a local pastor in front of his congregation. Woodrow Karey is charged with manslaughter in the death of Ronald Harris, pastor of Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center. Karey's trial was set for this week but has been postponed. The trial is now set for April 2. Preliminary jury selection was just starting in the trial of Woodrow Karey when a winter storm blew through Southwest Louisiana early this week, costing the court a ...More >>