1 killed in float accident during Endymion, most of New Orleans parade canceled

The City of New Orleans has confirmed that a person has been struck and killed by a float Saturday night during Endymion.

  Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

Saturday’s caucuses are the third contest in a 2020 primary season that has so far been marred by chaos and uncertainty in overwhelmingly white, rural states.
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  Teen creates bow ties for shelter animals

Thirteen-year-old Darius Brown has a passion for animals, a heart of gold and a booming business called Beaux and Paws. He makes adorable, unique bow ties to help shelter cats and dogs get adopted.


Cameron deputies searching for missing 82-year-old man

  Lake Charles Regional Airport: ‘Low risk of coronavirus through LCH’

  Grandparents hope Lori Vallow Daybell arrest will lead to information on missing children

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A sunny and chilly day, with frost and a light freeze possible overnight

  After arrest on Kauai, judge confirms bail for Idaho mother of 2 missing kids at $5M

An extradition hearing for Lori Vallow has been set for March 2.
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  Student sues Wis. high school over dress code that bars him from wearing shirt with gun image

The sophomore says he is a gun rights supporter, and his T-shirt, which had an image of a firearm, supported gun rights organizations.

  New krewes join Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras parades

SWLA Mardi Gras Livestream: Merchants’ Parade rolling down Ryan Street

SWLA Mardi Gras 2020 event schedule

#SWLAMardiGras - Share your photos here

Police detail series of bizarre events leading up to Lori Vallow’s arrest

Sulphur releases statement about discolored water

REPORT: Amid criticisim, Gov. Edwards wants to give Louisiana’s teachers a $500 raise

KPLC’s 2020 Crawfish Price Check

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  Pregnant woman fatally shot in Philadelphia; baby dies after emergency C-section

No arrests have been made, but a weapon was recovered.


Cowboys dominate Trojans in 14-2 victory

No. 11 LSU evens series with Eastern Kentucky behind strong outing by Marceaux

The No. 11 LSU baseball team responded to its Game 1 loss to Eastern Kentucky with a win in Game 2 on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Alex Box Stadium.


Two mile delays on I-10 East at LA 108

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: We finally get sunshine today, but freezing temperatures ahead tonight

Boil advisory issued for Vinton

SWLA Arrest Report - Feb. 20, 2020

  LCPD prepares for Mardi Gras

A Mardi Gras tragedy in New Orleans leaves one woman dead Wednesday night.
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  Slaying of family of 4 leaves neighbors stunned in Fla.

Investigators haven't said why they believe this happened or exactly why they believe Ezequiel Almodovar killed his wife, Marielis Soto, and their two kids, Ezequiel, 16, and Gabriel,12.

  Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office hiring dispatchers

  Barataria one of several krewes making signature throws for parades

  Lake Charles woman queen of Washington Mardi Gras

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A chilly and damp day, but sunshine returns just in time for the weekend


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