City defers public records request on Landry shooting to state police, state police say they are processing request

Lake Charles Police Chief Shawn Caldwell, on his first day on the job, responded to KPLC's request Wednesday, saying that requests for information should be sent to state police.State police, investigating the shooting at the request of Lake Charles police, says they are processing the request.

Hyundai and Kia recalling 168,000 cars over engine fire problem

The affiliated Korean automakers have been dogged by fire and engine failure complaints from across the nation.
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Moon river: Giant ice disk spins in Maine

The ice disk is about 100 yards across and looks a bit like a full moon.

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Two arrested in connection with armed robbery of gas station on Nelson Road

Coalition for Action requests name of officer involved in shooting be released

First Alert Forecast: Rain comes back to end the week ahead of our big drop in temperatures

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  Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.

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Jennings fugitive arrested after allegedly beating 5-year-old

Third suspect accused of involvement in Topsy homicide arrested

Affidavit: Murder suspect “romantically involved” with slain police officer

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Officer-involved two-vehicle accident on N. Perkins Ferry Road, one lane blocked

Arrests made in death of Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne

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  ‘A blizzard of prescriptions’: Lawsuit alleges OxyContin maker knowingly created ‘manmade disaster’ of opioid abuse

A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma told people at the OxyContin launch party that it would be “followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition,” according to court documents.

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Oakdale native R.C. Slocum added to College Football Playoff committee

‘Choppa Style’ one of most downloaded songs on iTunes

Dirty South where you at? Let me get a hand clap.

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Lake Charles Baptist Ministers' Union speaks out about officer-involved shooting

  McNeese Student Life Coalition holds MLK celebration

McNeese student life coalition holds MLK celebration
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  ‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen arrested, charged with bouncing checks

Hansen was charged this week with issuing a bad check. He was released after signing a promise to appear in court.

  Chief and deputy chief retire from LCPD; new chief takes over at midnight

DeRidder Police searching for a man accused of attempted second-degree murder

“Lunch and Learn” held to educate area seniors about Medicare and scams

Police arrest two in drug bust, Sulphur business may have been used as front for drug-running

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