Oberlin family working to restore home after Barry flooding

It’s been almost a week since Barry made landfall, and some residents in Oberlin are left to restore their homes. One homeowner there, Stacey Dodd, said he saw as much as 20 inches of water in his house.

  Mail carrier rallies neighborhood, helps elderly woman get air conditioner

Lovie Weekly was without air conditioning for years. Mail carrier Christy Zahnter realized she could help.
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  Creator of ‘Storm Area 51’ event says not to take it seriously

The creator of "Storm Area 51: They Can’t Stop All of Us” says not everyone realizes it's all a joke.

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Calcasieu River now open to recreational boat traffic

FDA warns restaurants and retailers in Texas and Louisiana about possible raw seafood contamination

Hot air enthusiasts descend on Southwest Louisiana

WATCH: LSU releases ‘The Tiger King’ in honor of ‘The Lion King’

Sulphur man accused of indecent behavior with a 13-year-old girl

A Sulphur man has been arrested after being accused of indecent behavior with a juvenile while she was sleeping.
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  Nation celebrates 50th anniversary of 1st lunar footsteps

Celebrations are in full swing across the country for the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world.

Boil advisory issued for Fernwood subdivision in Lake Charles

Lake Charles man accused of raping 9-year-old girl

Hot air balloons take to the sky with great weather

SWLA Arrest Report - July 18, 2019

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Nice start to the weekend but rain is eventually on the way

  Calcasieu Parish Police Jury approves convenience store amidst pushback from residents

  Indorama meets with surrounding community about the project’s future

Louisiana 'weeks’ away from medical marijuana rollout

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Trump offers to guarantee rapper A$AP Rocky’s bail in Sweden

Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, the president had said in a Friday tweet that he would intervene to try to free Rocky, whose real name is Rakim May.

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  Guidry to Southeastern adds to already fierce rivalry between Cowboys and Lions

Pelicans sign Lake Charles native Josh Gray to two-way deal

Lake Charles native Josh Gray is headed back to the NBA after signing a two-way deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, that according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

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  First Alert Forecast: Heat remains the same with rain chances increasing by this weekend

  Newly added traffic lights along Hwy. 171 get mixed reaction

  Catholic Charities taking applications for monthly groceries

Southwest Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival begins Friday

  KPLC investigates claims made against local dog boarding facility Bark Park

A former Bark Park employee made claims ranging from a filthy facility, to insulation coming out of the walls within reach of the dogs.
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  Iran says its seizure of British ship a ‘reciprocal’ move

The free flow of traffic through the Strait of Hormuz is of international importance because one-fifth of all global crude exports passes through the waterway from Mideast exporters to countries around the world.

Lake Charles police say incident on Lucille Street investigated as murder-suicide

Man arrested for terrorizing after post on Snapchat

SU alum, professor recalls working on Apollo 11 Mission to send first man to the moon

Some roads in Allen Parish still affected by flooding

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