FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A rainy start to our week, cooler and drier weather not far away

A mild and muggy start to our Monday as we are sitting in the upper 60′s with a strong southerly breeze bringing in plenty of moisture off of the Gulf. Many locations are starting off this morning dry, but that will be changing as we head into the afternoon as the cold front pushes through the regi

‘My worst nightmare’: Mother speaks after 11-year-old son suffers heart problems due to COVID-19

The 11-year-old ended up in the cardiac intensive care unit with myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart muscle, after he caught a seemingly mild case of COVID-19.
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  Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Ora Media, a company in which King was a cofounder, reported his death on his Twitter page Saturday morning.

TOP STORIES

  Sheriff Mancuso pleads with parents to ‘take control’

Sulphur PD issues statement regarding the Sulphur student that was struck Friday morning

Coronavirus vaccine could affect how you donate plasma

CPSO arrests four juveniles in reference to Saturday night homicide

COVID-19 in SWLA: Jan. 24, 2021

COVID-19 in Southwest Louisiana.
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2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.

15-year-old dies after stabbing at Walmart on La. 14

Qualifying for March 20 mayoral election

Mardi Gras feels a little different this time around

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Foggy evening will lead to showers overnight into Sunday morning

CDC extends eviction moratorium

KPLC’s 2021 Crawfish Price Check

SWLA Arrest Report - Jan. 22, 2021

’Let’s not let up, instead let’s step up’ says Gov. Edwards during news conference on state’s COVID-19 response Friday

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2 injured after police car drives through crowd at race

A police car arrived, then drove through the crowd after people tried to block the vehicle, a witness said.

SPORTS

Cowgirls improve to 4-0 in the SLC after win over Southeastern

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Cowboys get first league win, 74-71 at HBU

McNeese picked up its first Southland Conference and road win of the season, 74-71 here Saturday afternoon.

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  SOWELA first in Louisiana to integrate new VR surgeries in class

  Major Sony production filmed in Vernon Parish boost local economy

LDH launches new anonymous contact tracing app

Penalty phase to be held again for Kevin Daigle, convicted of killing trooper

  Calcasieu Parish officials discuss long-term goals for current homeless, housing situation

Housing is and will remain one of the greatest long-term recovery needs in Southwest Louisiana following Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
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Nurse battling COVID-19 may have contracted virus between vaccine doses

In between doses, experts say the Pfizer vaccine is 50% effective. It takes at least two weeks after the second dose to receive the full benefit of 95% protection.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cloudy with areas of fog developing tonight

Rouses’ co-owner apologizes for attending Trump rally on WBOK radio

Lake Charles man sentenced for armed robbery

  Sulphur student struck while boarding school bus, less than mile from similar 2018 accident

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HEALTH

Coronavirus vaccine could affect how you donate plasma

COVID-19 in SWLA: Jan. 24, 2021

ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19

CDC extends eviction moratorium

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2020 LHSAA football state championship results

  Grand Lake falls to Oak Grove in 1A State Title

Oak Grove defeats Grand Lake to win 1A championship

  Kinder falls to Many in 2A State Title

Kinder and Grand Lake preparing for 2A and 1A state title game