Housing help for struggling families in SWLA

Good Monday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at some of this morning's top news stories:

*For the first time since 2010, Section 8 applications are being accepted in Calcasieu Parish.  Find out when and where you can apply and how your household income plays into this process.

*The federal government shutdown continues, but there is good news for people at Fort Polk.  Some furloughed employees are being called back to work today.

*Nearly half of furloughed federal workers will be heading back to work, even though the government shutdown is still on.  We'll tell you why and what is next.

*It happened in both Lake Charles and Sulphur, now Allen Parish wants to increase registration rates for sex offenders.  Find out what the parish wants to do any why.

*We are enjoying some cooler temperatures this morning, but how long will they stick around?  Meteorologist Ben Terry will have your work-week forecast!

Make it a Sunrise day!