I-10 reopens at state line

Interstate 10 has reopened at the state line, state transportation officials say.

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  Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana and drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.


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Lake Charles City Council member believes knowledge of drive-by shooting penalties might deter them

Slain Mandeville Police officer identified as Captain Vincent Liberto Jr.

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  I-10 westbound closure means heavy truck traffic at Exit 4

The usually quiet Toomey Starks exit off I-10 was bustling with traffic that could not go west due to flooding.
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  Amber Alert: $35,000 reward for return of missing N.J. girl

A $35,000 reward has been offered for information leading to her recovery or her possible abductor.

  First Alert Forecast: Rain chances lower this weekend

Sulphur police searching for truck involved in hit-and-run at US 90 and Maple Street

DeQuincy man dies after being shot in the ankle in August

Drive-by shooting on 14th Street reported this afternoon

Recall on medication used to treat hypertension expanded

Zachary, La. man drowns during underwater-style marriage proposal

CPSB: Potential threatening behavior at Iowa Middle investigated

Louisiana reports 9 new cases of hepatitis A, bringing total number to 541

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  Sixth death in US from mosquito-borne disease EEE reported in Mass.

He was the 10th person to be diagnosed with EEE in Massachusetts. At least four other people, three in Michigan and one in Rhode Island, also died from the virus.


LSU/Vanderbilt kicks off at 11 a.m.

McNeese opens Southland at Abilene Christian

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Statewide alert issued after cases of severe lung disease due to vaping reported in Louisiana; 18 cases so far

I-210 reopened in both directions

Road Closures: I-10 WB remains closed at Toomey Starks exit

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered storms return today as Imelda’s remnants depart

SWLA Arrest Report - Sept. 19, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for September 19, 2019.
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Area 51 events mostly peaceful; thousands flock to Nevada desert

Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.

  West Calcasieu Port receives new funding

Kevin White resigns as Calcasieu Parish Police Jury President

  First Alert Forecast: Imelda slowly exiting SWLA

  LC Cajun Navy, to the rescue


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Louisiana reports 9 new cases of hepatitis A, bringing total number to 541

Recall: Gluten-free muffin mix could contain gluten

RECALL ALERT: Beauty products recalled due to presence of asbestos

Louisiana reports first human West Nile virus cases for 2019


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