Granny jumps on car hood to stop robber - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Granny jumps on car hood to stop robber

An Oregon grandma jumped onto the hood of a car to retrieve her stolen purse. (Source: KPTV) An Oregon grandma jumped onto the hood of a car to retrieve her stolen purse. (Source: KPTV)
An Oregon grandma retrieved these items from her purse after it was stolen. (Source: KPTV) An Oregon grandma retrieved these items from her purse after it was stolen. (Source: KPTV)

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

U.S. 90 east near the PPG exit remains closed as crews are busy cleaning the bridge area of debris from an accident on Saturday. KPLC's Erica Bivens is there and will have a report detailing the heavy damage to the barrier rail and how long it will take to get repaired.

We're still waiting for information on a suspected homicide in Lake Charles over the weekend. The body of a 22-year-old female was found off of 5th Avenue. You can read more on what we know HERE.

One grandmother decided a thief wasn't going to get away with her purse. So, what did she do? She jumped onto the car hood and held on to the windshield wipers. What a story! Look for it at noon, and you can read more about it HERE.

Are you being smart about your passwords? At noon, we'll show you why it's a really bad thing to use routine passwords.

In weather, it's the start of what promises to be a sunny and pleasant week. We'll have cool mornings and nice afternoons. Just how high will the temperatures climb? Find out during meteorologist Ben Terry's live, local forecast at noon.

Remember, if you're away from the TV, watch us live at http://bit.ly/1lCk0p5 or through the KPLC News and Weather Apps for Apple or Android devices.

Have a great day!

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