On Sunday, May 19th 2019 at approximately 2:00p.m. Corporal Scott Dougherty with the Lake Charles Police Department said officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Reid Street in reference to a shooting.
A strong cluster of thunderstorms pushed through Southwest Louisiana with reports of tornado damage, road flooding, and extensive power outages reported across Beauregard, Allen and Jeff Davis parishes.
The return of Louisiana’s deck of playing cards designed to solve homicides, missing person cases, and unidentified remains cases is welcome by state law enforcement agencies, if a new sponsor signs on to bankroll production.
There are a few events taking place this evening. That includes Downtown at Sundown and Relay for Life. Whichever event you go to, or any other plans you may have, will be good to go! It will be warm, so plan accordingly for those temperatures.
Five hundred baby Florida bass were released into the Mermentau River. The restocking program is to help provide more and bigger fish, since saltwater intrusion destroyed so many during the hurricanes.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards released a statement Friday, May 17 saying the state’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped again to 3.5% in April, the lowest on record. Gov. Edwards sources the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Dr. Richard Strauss groped or ogled young men while treating athletes from at least 16 sports and working at the student health center and his off-campus clinic, investigators from a law firm hired by the university found.
Temperatures start off in the 60s for the morning commute as you head out today. You’ll probably already notice it feeling a little muggier and not quite as pleasant and expect that trend to continue as temperatures warm up into the middle 80s this afternoon under an abundance of sunshine.
Friday will also be a good day. There will be a high-pressure center will stay to our east. This will keep southerly winds with us and may even cause a sea-breeze. That may help pop up a few showers and storms by the afternoon. Also, any rain we may see will be heat-induced.
It all happened at the foot of the Saint Terese statue on the third floor of the school. Shortly after an afternoon mass, Garrett challenged one of his classmates to a race up the stairs, that’s when Garrett suddenly collapsed.
The House’s judiciary committee did not approve or kill a bill that would allow for recreational marijuana use in Louisiana. Instead, lawmakers essentially sent it to the House’s criminal justice committee, where the concept faces opposition.
The forecast continues to move along quietly this week, and no real complaints about that as the sunshine and heat are the only factors for now. With temperatures starting off just a couple of degrees warmer this morning, the streak of pleasant nights is coming to an end as winds turn back onshore.
Thursday will have limited rain chances at well. This is all because a high-pressure center has moved south near Louisiana. This is limiting any rain to develop. There will be an upper-level disturbance coming from the west, but it looks like all of the rain will be gone before it reaches us.
The House’s education committee approved a bill Wednesday, May 15 that would require campus organizations and university officials to contact law enforcement as soon as they learn of any hazing allegations.
Three motorcycle officers - two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputies and one Sulphur Police Department captain - who were injured escorting President Trump’s motorcade Tuesday have each received presidential challenge coins and a set of cuff links.
With temperatures just a tad bit warmer than yesterday, we’re still at least getting to enjoy the 60s across most all of Southwest Louisiana as lower humidity remains in place to start the day which will send temperatures quickly up through the 80s and keep mostly cloud-free skies through the day.
President Donald Trump toured Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG Export Facility in Cameron Parish Tuesday, May 14, and Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser was sure to show off his choice of socks to the president.