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First Alert Forecast: Heat continues with a chance for a brief afternoon shower

LSU Athletics warns DirecTV, AT&T customers may not be able to watch LSU game vs. Northwestern State

Four arrested, one wanted in Vernon Parish house fire

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SUV runs into Tobacco Plus on Nelson Road

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hot start to the weekend, no tropical worries for Southwest Louisiana!

Juveniles arrested, items recovered in connection to several home burglaries in Jeff Davis

Louisiana has over 530 cases of hepatitis A as part of ongoing outbreak

I-210 bridge nighttime closures this week

Cameron Ferry schedules limited suspension of service

Boil Advisory lifted for Hightower Rd. in DeRidder

Two Sulphur residents die after vehicle crash

Two Sulphur residents have died following a two-vehicle crash

SWLA Arrest Report - Sept. 12, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for September 12, 2019.

  First Alert Forecast: Hot and dry today with scattered rain chances late this weekend

Heat continues today and tomorrow

Hurricane Barry disaster loans

Business and homeowners with damage from Hurricane Barry are eligible for disaster loans

  Lake Area Bahamian talks about Dorian aftermath

  Management at local mobile home park frustrated with mail delivery

Jennings native retires from La. National Guard after 29 years

  Oakdale parents concerned over health survey

Murder in the Bayou premieres on SHOWTIME Friday night

Man matched to crime through DNA found guilty in 1997 rape case

Police: Two shot in self-defense at EZ Aces Casino, one dies

Police are investigating a shooting at the Road King Travel Plaza

TDL: Week 2 Thursday night football

Five local High School football games are scheduled for tonight as we move into week 2 of the 2019 Touchdown Live season.

Sasol performing intermittent plant testing

Sasol reports that it is currently performing intermittent plant system testing.

Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office revisiting 17-year-old cold case

The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office is revisiting the 17-year-old cold case of Alicia Rose Carver.

Lake Charles College Prep student arrested for bringing gun to school

A Lake Charles College Prep student was arrested Wednesday for bringing a gun to school, authorities said.

Boil advisory issued for Papania Rd. in Ragley

A boil advisory has been issued for Papania Rd.

15-year-old Sam Houston High student arrested for threatening to shoot up school

A 15-year-old Sam Houston High School student was arrested on a count of terrorizing after allegedly threatening to shoot up the school later this month.

Daughtry concert at Golden Nugget rescheduled

Tomorrow's Daughtry concert at the Golden Nugget has been rescheduled

  First Alert Forecast: Typical summer day and we’re tracking the tropics

Tracking 95 L into the weekend

SWLA Arrest Report - Sept. 11, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for September 11, 2019.

  9/11 Survivor recounts being in South Tower when plane hit

Stanley Praimnath says September 11, 2001 started out like any other work day.

Hometown Hero - Jesse Curry

Vietnam veteran helps others through his involvement with the VFW and DAV.

Welsh Police searching for alleged victim last seen near Welsh and Polk Streets

Welsh Police are searching for a subject they believe to be a victim in an incident

  Remembrance ceremony held in Fort Polk pays respect to 9/11 victims

A remembrance ceremony was held at the Fort Polk Firehouse this morning at 9 a.m. to pay respects to the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took place 18 years ago today.

Pedophile child killers, Langley and Reeves, both seek relief in federal courts

Ricky Langley and Jason Reeves, both convicted of murdering children, are appealing to federal courts. Langley wants his conviction thrown out. Reeves is trying to get his death sentence set aside.

Beauregard officials: Possible threat at Merryville High investigated, matter ‘no longer a threat’

“A possibility of a threat was investigated and that matter is no longer a threat.”

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Limited rain the next few days, watching the Gulf for tropical development this weekend

Wednesday turned out to be a drier day than expected as winds were easterly instead of southerly across much of Southwest Louisiana. Easterly winds usher in slightly drier air and that was the case today, and that is why rain was more limited than expected. Get used to the dry weather because rain

Operating license revoked after child reportedly left in locked van at St. Amant daycare

The operating license of a daycare in St. Amant has been revoked after a child was reportedly left in a locked van in mid-June.

STPSO: Mother, 11-year-old arrested after child gives classmates THC gummies

An 11-year-old girl and her mother were arrested after the child brought marijuana-laced gummy candies to school and shared them with her classmates, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.

CAUGHT: La. man accused of taking two school buses on joyrides

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a man accused of stealing two school buses and taking them on a joyride.

  NEVER FORGET: Southwest Louisiana natives who died in Sept. 11 attacks remembered

Two Southwest Louisiana natives who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the United States were remembered Wednesday.

Alleged serial killer Ryan Sharpe found sane during murder of BREC commissioner; trial date set for 2020

The trial date for an accused serial killer has been set after doctor's found him to be sane at the time of the killings.

Man found guilty in armed robbery of Cash Magic Casino in 2016

Quinton Dale Adams has been found guilty of robbing the Cash Magic Casino in 2019

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SWLA Arrest Report - Sept. 10, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for September 10, 2019.

  First Alert Forecast: Tracking 95 L into the weekend

Tracking 95 L moving westward into the eastern gulf this weekend

  CPSB approves new consequences for students caught vaping at school

At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Calcasieu Parish School Board took a new step to kick vaping from its campuses.

Heart of Louisiana: Vermilionville Jam

If you want to hear authentic Cajun music and see how the south Louisiana music is being passed down from one generation to the next, just head on over to the Vermilionville weekly jam sessions in Lafayette.

  Calcasieu Animal Services provides updates on 2016 major upgrades

In 2016, the Calcasieu Parish Animal Services and Adoption Center announced a major facility upgrade at their property off Swift Plant Road. The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury said it would be completed by 2018. Three years later, construction hasn’t started yet.

  Bundick Lake business owners complain flooding and drawdown causing major revenue loss

Between flooding in the spring and the drawdown underway now, those whose livelihood rely on tourism at Bundick Lake say they have made little money this year. They are trying to create interest in better management of the water level.

  Registrar of Voters gives important notices ahead of voting season

Wednesday September 11th, 2019 is the last day you can register to vote in person or by mail. Online registration last’s until September 21st. Registration hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Better chance of rain Wednesday

As expected, we saw more showers and storms Tuesday, these will come to an end by sunset. Temperatures topped out in the low to mid 90s, however with the humidity it still felt like 100-104 degrees. Overnight it will be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 70s, and an isolated shower cannot be ruled

Ricky Langley appeals to U.S. Supreme Court to have conviction thrown out

Convicted child murderer, Ricky Langley is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to try to get his conviction thrown out.

  Suicides in Calcasieu 42 percent higher than national rate

Sept. 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day.

Louisiana Gray Television stations announce statewide debate in governor’s race

“Election 2019: The Final Debate” will air live statewide from the KSLA News 12 Studios on Oct. 9, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on KSLA-Shreveport, WVUE-News Orleans, WAFB-Baton Rouge, KNOE-Monroe, KPLC-Lake Charles and KALB-Alexandria.

Louisiana DOTD shares photos of new inspection walkway under I-210 Bridge

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development shared some photos of the permanent inspection walkway

Two arrested for burglarizing home of recently deceased neighbor

Two men have been arrested for burglarizing the home of one of the men’s recently deceased neighbor.

W Prien Lake Rd. lane closure near Holly Hill Rd.

W Prien Lake Rd. Lane closure near Holly Hill Rd.

WATCH HERE: Apple Special Event at noon

Apple is expected to unveil its latest iPhones at a Special Event live at noon Central time from the Steve Jobs Theater.

Recall: Gluten-free muffin mix could contain gluten

A voluntary recall was issued for a muffin mix that is marketed as gluten-free but may have been contaminated with gluten.

McNeese State University Fall Career and Internship Fair

The McNeese Fall Career Fair will be back on Sept. 25, 2019

Driver dead, 8 children injured in school bus crash in Benton County, Miss.

The crash happened before 8 a.m. near Highway 72 and Whippoorwill Road. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, Chester Cole, died at the scene.

SWLA Arrest Report - Sept. 9, 2019

Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for September 9, 2019.

  First Alert Forecast: Hot and humid with isolated afternoon showers and storms

Hot and humid conditions continue

Saints win first season opener in 6 years

Lutz's 58-yard field goal was the longest of his career.

  How Louisiana nursing homes should prepare for hurricanes and other emergencies

So, how should Louisiana nursing homes prepare for hurricanes and other emergencies?

Sulphur City Council repeals ordinance prohibiting sale of alcohol in motor vehicles

The Sulphur City Council took final action on repealing an ordinance prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to people in motor vehicles.

10 inmates injured in lightning strike while playing flag football

The Louisiana Department of Corrections (DOC) says ten inmates were injured in a lightning strike Monday, Sept. 9 while outside playing flag football.

  Turtle video from Sulphur goes viral

It ended up on the T.V. show “Right This Minute” and took the internet by storm -- a viral video of one Sulphur woman and her special bond with a turtle.

  LC Port lawsuit resolved, but undercurrent of disagreement persists

New appointees on the Lake Charles Port Board appear to be flexing their muscles. A lawsuit alleging violation of the Louisiana Open Meetings Law was resolved with both sides admitting there was a violation.

  Reminder of the current Blue Crab harvest regulations

The crab industry is bracing for a new set of regulation that law enforcement says is the only way to save the blue crab industry.

Singer 6th-grader serves as junior mascot during Saints vs. Texans pregame

10-year-old Kaiden Richard won a chance to dress as Junior Gumbo tonight during the pregame of the Saints’ season opener with the Houston Texans.

210 bridge EB reopens following wreck

Eastbound on the 210 bridge has reopened following a wreck.

Coach Williams Drive to be closed at railroad tracks Thursday for repairs

Coach Williams Drive will be closed at the railroad tracks north of U.S. 90 on Thursday, parish officials say.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered afternoon showers likely through the rest of the week

As expected, we saw some showers and storms Monday, these will come to an end by sunset. Temperatures were also a little lower with highs in the low 90s, however with the humidity it still felt like 100 degrees. Overnight it will be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 70s, and an isolated shower ca

Jennings man accused of beating 13-year-old

A Jennings man is accused of beating a 13-year-old.

Louisiana attorney general launches investigation of Google’s business practices

Louisiana is one of several states taking part in the latest antitrust probe of the Big Tech company.

Lunch with Coach O: LSU vs. Northwestern St. Preview

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron met with sports journalists Monday afternoon to preview the upcoming game in Tiger Stadium against Northwestern State University.