Firefight at the home of the National Security Agency - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Firefight at the home of the National Security Agency

Hoby Wedler, a blind chemistry major at the University of California Davis, holds a 3-D model of a molecule that helps him understand how   it is composed. (Source: KOVR/CNN) Hoby Wedler, a blind chemistry major at the University of California Davis, holds a 3-D model of a molecule that helps him understand how it is composed. (Source: KOVR/CNN)
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7 News@Noon.
 
We're getting reports that one person is dead after a car with two people inside tried to ram a gate at Fort Meade, Maryland. Apparently a firefight ensued.  Fort Meade is home of the National Security Agency. We'll have the latest at noon, and you can read more on the story as it develops HERE.
 
A Calcasieu Parish Waterworks district has incurred hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses in the last six fiscal years. At noon, we'll tell you
what the state legislative auditor has found.
 
We typically think of osteoporosis as a condition that affects women. But doctors say a lot of men are at risk too.  Learn more at noon, and you can read more HERE.
   
Plus, he was born blind, but that's not stopping one man from getting his doctoral degree in chemistry. We'll take a look at the obstacles he has to overcome every day. You can read more HERE.
 
In weather, we should have a sunny day, with highs near 80 degrees this afternoon.  Will the fog return tomorrow?  What about our chances for rain later in the week?  Find out what's in store during meteorologist Ben Terry's live, local forecast at noon. See the extended forecast HERE.

Remember, if you're away from the TV watch us live at http://shout.lt/Km3g or through the KPLC News and Weather Apps for Apple or Android devices.

Have a great day!

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