Tropical Storm Isaias drives wild inland weather up East Coast

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.
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Pinky-swear gets suicidal Florida teen off overpass ledge

The teen said he was tired of life and wanted to jump off the bridge.

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COVID-19 IN SWLA: 417 new cases, 2 new deaths

LIVE: Preliminary hearing for Chad Daybell held in Idaho court

  Sunrise Interview: Online culinary program at Sowela

SWLA Arrest Report - Aug. 3, 2020

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Aug. 3, 2020.
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  At least 50 killed, hundreds injured in huge blast in Beirut

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.

  SPECIAL REPORT: How one sleeping pill changed the life of a Beauregard bus driver

  Backpack giveaway planned for Saturday Aug. 8

LED releases COVID-19 mitigation guidelines for crews restarting TV/film production in La.

Louisiana OMV’s EXPRESSLANE shows open OMV locations

  Lake Charles City Council to vote on resolution requesting Phase 3 of reopening

  COVID-19: Local doctor speaks on exhaustion and urges survivors to donate convalescent plasma

Homsi’s owners buy Hackett’s location

Lake Charles Memorial encourages public to stay vigilant during pandemic

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Key GOP senator backs food stamp boost in virus relief bill

A key Senate Republican said Tuesday that he supports an increase in the food stamp benefit as part of a huge coronavirus relief bill, adding that an agreement on that issue could lead to further overall progress on the legislation, which remains stalled despite days of Capitol negotiations.

SPORTS

WATCH LIVE: LSU legendary gymnastics coach D-D Breaux, known as ‘Dean of Coaches,’ announces retirement after 43 years

REPORT: LSU QB Peter Parrish enters transfer portal

LSU is officially down to three scholarship quarterbacks after redshirt freshman Peter Parrish entered the NCAA’s Transfer Portal, according to a report by Shea Dixon with 247Sports.

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LDWF announces cancellation of National hunting and Fishing Day events

Planned Entergy outage in area west of Big Lake Road in Lake Charles on Tuesday

City of Lake Charles announces Partners in Parks Outdoor Fun series

  Mask giveaway in Lake Charles promotes unity

  North Lake Charles produce stand thriving since 1962

Flo Young runs Young’s Fruit stand that has been serving customers at this hidden gem since 1962.
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  Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

The U.S. National Hurricane Center warned oceanside home dwellers to brace for storm surge up to 5 feet and up to 8 inches of rain in spots, as Isaias moves up the coast.

Mobile COVID-19 testing sites for SWLA parishes

  Drive-through Sunday School

SWLA Arrest Report - Aug. 2, 2020

  Lyle Fontenot memorial to be constructed in Welsh

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