WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Back-to-school supply drive - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Back-to-school supply drive

(Source: KPLC) (Source: KPLC)
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) -

 Good Morning. John Bridges and Britney Glaser here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise.

The Police Chief in Welsh is officially getting a pay raise

A group of Lake Charles bus users is asking for longer operating hours, specifically during the evening. They have started a petition asking the city to expand the transit service in Lake Charles.

One man is facing charges this morning after targeting a local store manager.

A 10-year-old boy is far away from home and with no permanent family. In this month’s The New Family Tree, you’ll meet Braylon, a child who has spent many, many months in foster care and is hoping sharing his story will lead to an adoption.

Plus, it can be a dangerous world sometimes and putting yourself out there, online, looking for love - can leave you vulnerable. But a new app has launched and the creators call it the first dating platform that scans for criminal backgrounds.

And the KPLC school supply drive kicks off today. KPLC, the Salvation Army and Wendy's are teaming up to provide children in Southwest Louisiana with everything they need to succeed. You can drop off your donation of any new school supplies or uniforms at the Wendy's nearest you today. For more info, click HERE.

In weather, Wednesday will be warmer and more humid through the day with highs near 90 and heat indices in the upper 90s to low 100s. Rain chances will be a bit higher at 40% with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible in the afternoon hours. Meteorologist Ben Terry will have the latest in your 'First Alert Forecast.'

Remember if you are not near a TV this morning, you can watch us live on the desktop or your smartphone.

Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Long-awaited veterans clinic dedicated; staffing still incomplete

    Long-awaited veterans clinic dedicated; staffing still incomplete

    Friday, October 20 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-10-21 00:12:23 GMT

    It's a red letter day for local veterans: dedication of the new outpatient clinic that will cut down on travel for veterans in need of medical care. Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Thomas Bowman from Washington, D.C. admits it's been a long road.

    More >>

    It's a red letter day for local veterans: dedication of the new outpatient clinic that will cut down on travel for veterans in need of medical care. Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Thomas Bowman from Washington, D.C. admits it's been a long road.

    More >>
  • TDL Week 8: Friday night football scores

    TDL Week 8: Friday night football scores

    Friday, October 20 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-10-21 00:05:35 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Hooper Trophy is up for grabs tonight when DeRidder hosts Leesville in a District 3-4A matchup. The game should be a good one as both teams enter the Touchdown Live Game of the Week with only one loss. They're also leading the district. DeRidder (5-1, 1-0) has won four straight and is coming off a 35-20 win over Tioga (5-2, 1-1), a team that needs Leesville to win to get back in the district championship picture. Leesville (6-1, 2-0) won its first two district games. A win ove...

    More >>

    The Hooper Trophy is up for grabs tonight when DeRidder hosts Leesville in a District 3-4A matchup. The game should be a good one as both teams enter the Touchdown Live Game of the Week with only one loss. They're also leading the district. DeRidder (5-1, 1-0) has won four straight and is coming off a 35-20 win over Tioga (5-2, 1-1), a team that needs Leesville to win to get back in the district championship picture. Leesville (6-1, 2-0) won its first two district games. A win ove...

    More >>
  • Boil advisory issued for parts of Beauregard Parish

    Boil advisory issued for parts of Beauregard Parish

    Friday, October 20 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-10-20 23:56:55 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The following areas of Beauregard Parish Waterworks District 3 are under a boil advisory due to a main line break: Goodeaux Road Midkiff Road Dartez Road S.A. Cooley Beaver LeBleu Road Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>

    The following areas of Beauregard Parish Waterworks District 3 are under a boil advisory due to a main line break: Goodeaux Road Midkiff Road Dartez Road S.A. Cooley Beaver LeBleu Road Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly