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Four people are dead in St. Mary Parish after a crash involving a Lafayette Parish school bus. State Police say four people died when their passenger vehicle collided with the bus, which was carrying the Lafayette High School's baseball team to a scrimmage. Officials say there were only minor injuries reported among those on the school bus.
Plus, the sunshine returned for a beautiful start to our weekend. Meteorologist Zack Fradella has the forecast.
And, it may be warmer than last weekend – but it was still too cool to take a dip in the lake… or was it? KPLC's Haley Rush shows us how Lake Area residents took the "Polar Plunge" – for a good cause.
And a traveling patriotic display makes a stop in Lake Charles. KPLC's Erica Bivens show us the American Flag Tour now proudly showing aboard the USS Orleck.
We hope you'll join us tonight at Six for these stories and more. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.
A DeQuincy businessman has the distinction of being one of the first National Guard members to represent his town. It had been five years since World War 2 and Ed Wilcox found himself serving his country in the National Guard. Wilcox was too young to serve in the war, but felt the guard could keep him trained. "We went to training, Fort Polk and everywhere else," said Wilcox. "Learned to shoot. Learned how to walk. Laughs. How to march." Wilcox becam...More >>
Police have confirmed a man died earlier this week inside the Sulphur City Jail. According to Mel Estess, spokesman for the Sulphur Police Department, the man was arrested Tuesday, put in a cell alone, and died. Police are not giving any word on how he died or releasing his identity. The coroner's report is not complete according to Estess. KPLC will update this story as more information becomes available. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.More >>
A common strain of the herpes virus is causing What's Going Around this week. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports almost every child will contract roseola at some point, and there is no treatment for the infection.More >>
The Salty Catch Fishing Rodeo, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, begins Friday at 12:01 A.M.More >>