Men cited for illegal possession of alligator eggs

Men cited for illegal possession of alligator eggs
An alligator hatches from an egg in LPB's "Alive in America's Delta" series. (Source: Louisiana Public Broadcasting)

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

A 24-year-old Lake Charles man is one of two men cited for illegal possession of alligator eggs and not abiding by rules and regulations on a refuge. We'll have the story at noon, and you can learn more HERE.

Rosepine's police chief has resigned in a plea deal with state prosecutors. James Parrot was indicted last December on charges of malfeasance, stalking and sexual misconduct. He had pleaded not guilty. At noon, we'll have more on his agreement, and we'll let you know who will step into the job -- at least for the time being. You can also read more HERE.

Protecting ourselves from ID theft is something we all need to do, all the time. That includes our downtime and during vacations, when identity theft often happens. We'll show you how you can guard your privacy at noon.

Plus, meet a 12-year-old boy whose passion for reading is getting international attention. It's all because of a chance encounter. You know I love promoting reading, so look for the story at noon, and HERE.

Also, KPLC and Billy Navarre are teaming up with Lifeshare Blood Centers for a blood drive today. Learn how you can give the gift of life today. You can get more info on the drive HERE.

Our rain chances remain low, with only a couple afternoon storms possible today and temperatures again surging into the upper 90s this afternoon. The heat index will be around 105 to 107. Rain chances are expected to increase later in the week, but by how much? Meteorologist Ben Terry has the answer during his live, local forecast at noon.

Remember, if you're not near a TV at noon, you can watch us live on our mobile news apps for Apple or Android devices.

Have a great day!