Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor

President Donald Trump participates in a welcome ceremony with Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Japanese Empress Masako at the Imperial Palace, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Tokyo.
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  Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $418 million

Statistically, you only have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the big one.

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Grilling safety tips

Memorial Day a time to remember those who died serving the country

  Memorial Day weekend starts with ceremony at Combre Veterans Memorial Park

  First Alert Forecast: Hot and dry weather continues this Memorial Day weekend

  DeRidder girl asks for food donations for city pound in lieu of birthday presents

This isn’t the first time Gillen has done this. Last year she also asked for donations to give to the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office and ended up giving over 500 pounds of dog and cat food.
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  Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

Crews were expected to arrive in El Reno to determine the severity of the damage to the town.

  Man who attempted to rape two women receives two life sentences

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LCPD conducting suspicious circumstance investigation

  OBGYN gives message to women who are diagnosed with postpartum depression

Summertime Safety: Protecting yourself from the sun

Local educators among state teacher and principal of the year finalists

KPLC’s Crawfish Price Check

  Two Texas men die attempting to jump open pontoon bridge in Louisiana

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  Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014.

SPORTS

Baton Rouge named NCAA Regional host site

LSU baseball eliminated from SEC Tournament with loss to Vanderbilt in semifinal

LSU fought until the end but Vanderbilt was just too much in the semifinal game of the SEC Tournament.

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Calcasieu River, English Bayou now open

  11-percent drop in crime in Lake Charles

Rosepine man arrested for alleged first degree rape of minor

Lake Charles man dies in two-vehicle accident on Mark LeBleu Road Thursday

  Manifest shows what hazardous chemicals were on 18-wheeler that shut down WB I-10 in Sulphur for hours

State Police says the leaking fluid was a mixture of flammables, poisons, and corrosives.
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Torrential rain doesn’t stop sentinels from placing flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

A soldier from the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment continued to place flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during severe weather on Wednesday.

  Fallen Ala. officer’s neighborhood turns blue in his memory

  Black smoke, heavy flaring at Indorama

Man dies in two-vehicle crash on I-10 overpass

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hot but sunny Memorial Day weekend

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HEALTH

Number of Hepatitis A cases in La. up to 176

State senator’s vaccine comments prompt strong reaction

Local doctor discusses rise in antibiotic resistant bacteria