Layoffs stuck at high level as 1.3 million seek jobless aid

The persistently elevated level of layoffs are occurring as a spike in virus cases has forced six states to reverse their move to reopen businesses.
  • Coronavirus

Man yells at elderly woman over face mask at Fla. Costco

The man who took the video said the individual started to yell at and harass the elderly woman. When he cut in, the man started yelling at him.


  LDH’s new ‘outbreak settings’ tab identifies where COVID-19 outbreaks are happening

ONE-STOP-SHOP: Press conferences, stats, links related to COVID-19

La. governor signs budget, directs state agency heads to be ready for possible mid-year cuts

16-year-old sought in connection with July 1 shooting on Moss Street

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A drier afternoon with warm temperatures, the heat builds into the weekend

Rain chances much lower this afternoon as the front that has been across the area has lifted off to the north. We have seen a return in the warmer temperatures as we have reached the upper 80′s and lower 90′s.
  • National

Sheriff: ‘Glee’ actress Naya Rivera missing in California lake

Rivera played Santana, a cheerleader in the musical-comedy “Glee” that aired on Fox from 2009 until 2015.

LC City Council calls special meeting to consider resolution on South’s Defenders monument

LIVESTREAM: Gov. Edwards COVID-19 briefing

COVID-19 IN SWLA: 341 new cases; 4 additional deaths

Calcasieu School Board releases Return to School Plan

Drone grocery delivery to enter testing phase by Rouses in fall

  Boy Scouts gifted property on the moon

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Fewer showers in the forecast with plenty of heat and humidity

SWLA Arrest Report - July 7, 2020

  • Coronavirus

  Trump to America’s schools: Reopen or may lose federal funds

The president unleashed his threat on Twitter.


Iowa’s Cejae Ceasar commits to UL Lafayette

LSU receives 3 championship rings after perfect season

Following the trophy presentation and parade, the LSU football team has now received its three championship rings after the 15-0 perfect season.


  Online and phone services continue as OMV offices around the state remain closed

  LC doctors warn COVID-19 hospitalizations have doubled

  Calcasieu Clerk of Court requests voters to wear masks

L’Auberge releases statement regarding layoffs

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Weather pattern change on the way and it means less rain and hotter temperatures!

Rain chances will be much lower Wednesday as our weather pattern changes. The chance of rain will only be 20% primarily during the afternoon hours. And it will be warm too with highs reaching the low 90s and heat indices above 100 degrees! Remember to check the radar using our app...
  • National

US virus cases top 3 million, Americans face frustrating test delays

Labs are reporting shortages of materials and don’t have enough workers to process the tests, leading to severe backups that could worsen as economies reopen and new infections emerge.

  Debate over Confederate statue at Calcasieu courthouse

Two arrested after Louisiana chase ends in Beaumont

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Our stormy days are numbered as the sizzling heat becomes the focus late-week

Boil advisory for Sulphur lifted


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