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.
It's been two years since Ernest Miller was shot in downtown Lake Charles. The man charged with second-degree murder in the case, Joey Julian, is set to go to trial December 9. However, many pretrial issues are still unresolved.
Cannabis for Warriors achieved a milestone by raising enough money to fund six disabled veterans to receive medical cannabis treatment for a year. Disabled Air Force veteran Katherine Hymel says it's made a major difference in her life.
Special training is underway in Beauregard Parish to help deputies learn to better handle situations involving dogs. The goal is for the encounters to be safe for police, safe for the public and safe for the dogs.
Prosecutors call Lafleur, 42, a serial rapist. He is standing trial in Calcasieu Parish on three counts of first-degree rape, one count of sexual battery, two counts of carjacking, one count of simple robbery and one count of simple burglary. If convicted, Lafleur could spend life in prison.
So, what are people to do if they are fed up with both of the major political parties in America. Many switch to independent or no party, but the American Solidarity Party offers an alternative they consider the best of both.