FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Daily storms likely through Tuesday; summer heat closes out the week

Keep your rain gear as you are out and about today. No organized severe weather is expected with the primary threat of storms coming from gusty winds and cloud to ground lightning. Heavy enough downpours could cause some minor flooding of poor drainage areas.

  Woman accused of pushing golden retriever into lake, watching it drown

The dog owner faces a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge in the death of the 11-year-old.
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  Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak

Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City that annually fill up with kids from the Orthodox Jewish communities that have been hit hardest by measles.


  First Alert Forecast: Rain chances increasing for the first half of the week

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade

Town of Iowa holds first-ever Iowa Straw Poll in Louisiana

One man dead in single-vehicle crash near DeRidder

Two found shot to death in crashed car on 5th Street

The Lake Charles Police Department is searching for suspects after a double homicide on 5th Street.
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  Police: 2 adults, 2 kids gunned down in Iowa

The bodies were discovered Saturday morning at the home in West Des Moines, The Des Moines Register reported.

  Gov. Edwards discusses teacher pay raises, future of education with local teachers

  Extended foster care program impacts local families

Ward 3 Recreation hosts basketball games weekly to curb juvenile crime in Lake Area

  President of Poland visits Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG Terminal in Cameron

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: I-210 East closed near Westlake due to accident

  First Alert Forecast: Summer pattern returns

DOTD announces nighttime closures for I-210 bridge

Boil Advisory for Admiral King Street lifted

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Nationwide recall issued for Ragú Pasta Sauces due to possible plastic fragment contamination

On Saturday, food company Mizkan America Inc. announced a voluntary recall of Ragú Pasta Sauces distributed nationally via press release.


McNeese Wins Three Rodeo Championships

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays

Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2


  Shelby on the Geaux: Bayou Guide Service Fishing Tour

SWLA Arrest Report - June 13, 2019

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The summer swelter returns this weekend along with scattered storms

  Fort Polk community welcomes familiar face as new Garrison Commander

  First Alert Forecast: Humidity is set to return this weekend with higher rain chances next week

Friday will also be nice too, but the humidity will slowly come back. There will still not be any rain. That is because a high-pressure center will build in behind the cold fronts that have just passed through. Although, it will be moving farther away this weekend. That will keep rain away for now.
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Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the cockpit of the top-selling plane didn't work as intended.

SOLD OUT: No tickets left for St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

  Calls from a +676 spamming residents of SWLA

  Louisiana I-10 Welcome Center in Toomey is once again closed

Former teacher accused of raping 10-year-old student re-arrested


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Number of Hepatitis A cases in La. passes 200

State senator’s vaccine comments prompt strong reaction

Local doctor discusses rise in antibiotic resistant bacteria