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Sword-wielding, former 'Power Ranger' arrested

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

A fire raged through a historic building in downtown DeRidder this weekend. At noon, we'll take a look at what happened. You can also learn more HERE.

A woman who was arrested in connection with the disappearance of a pregnant woman in Oakdale in 2011 makes an appearance in court. Look for the latest developments on air, and you can read more HERE.

An actor known for his role as the red Power Ranger is now facing a murder charge. Los Angeles authorities say he stabbed his roommate with a sword! Details are available HERE.

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, is in a medically induced coma. She was found over the weekend face down and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water. There is more info HERE.

It's a huge milestone for some Michigan twins: they're turning 90! We'll have the story of this inseparable pair.

Plus, doctors at a Cincinnati hospital examine a very old soul, using state-of-the-art imaging to reveal clues about a 500-year old Peruvian mummy.

In weather, colder temperatures have returned. Monday may be sunny, but our highs will only climb into the upper 40s. On Tuesday, the clouds will be back and so will the rain chances. Just what can we expect? Meteorologist Zack Fradella is in for Ben Terry, and he'll have all the answers during his 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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