Theresa was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo. After receiving a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, she accepted a reporting job at KPLC. That was April 12, 1978. Over the years Theresa has covered nearly every news beat. Over recent years she has covered the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the environment and general assignment and many high profile court cases. She often covers issues related to aging and seniors enjoying their golden years. Theresa's on-air work over the years has ranged from investigative reports to a three-week series on quitting smoking. Her work has been recognized locally, statewide and nationally. Theresa is a widow whose life revolves primarily around her four children and her career. She also sings in the choir at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. She attributes her success in life to her strong faith in God and supportive family and friends.
A local woman who serves papers as a Ward 3 deputy marshal didn't know know she was making history. But as it turns out, Mary Williams, is the first female African American woman to serve as a deputy marshal for Ward 3 Lake Charles City Court.
Attorneys for each side argued before the La. Third Circuit Court of Appeal concerning whether landowners' rights were violated in connection with construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline by Energy Transfer Partners.
Under some circumstances companies are allowed to take private property through expropriation. But some landowners near the Atchafalaya Basin say Bayou Bridge Pipeline took their property and sought approval after the fact.
Tensions in Iran, since the airstrike which killed the country's top military leader, have caused fear and anxiety for many Americans who wonder how it will all play out. A local history professor and certified financial planner share their thoughts.
The Citgo 6 may be better off than they were in a Venezuelan military jail, but the government and family members still say it's time to bring them home. "They've suffered enough!" said Senator Ted "Cruz this week.
U.S. District Judge James D. Cain began working immediately after being confirmed. Monday a "ceremonial" swearing in was held. Other federal judges for the Western District, along with family and friends were there to celebrate the new judge.
State and defense argue over whether records of police misconduct and disciplinary actions should be made public. Defense attorneys for Joey Julian would use such information to attack the credibility of police witnesses in his trial on a charge of second-degree murder.