WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Santa's Market

WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Santa's Market

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - Good Morning. John Bridges and Jillian Corder here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise.

A hearse-stealing escapee was caught just over the Texas border, but no sign of the cat that was inside the vehicle when the suspect took it. We've got the latest.

The death of a Vinton man struck and killed by a train on Wednesday has left his family members heartbroken.

Agriculture is the number one industry in Jeff Davis Parish, yet with flooding and economic issues, it's been hard times for farmers.

With the temperatures dropping, many will be looking to take refuge in shelters these next few days. KPLC's Candy Rodriguez will have a look on how Lake Area shelters are preparing ahead of the cold weather.

Plus, researchers are working on a flu treatment that could trap the flu virus in your nose before it reaches your lungs and makes you sick.

And the Junior League of Lake Charles will open Santa's Market at 5 p.m. where more than 100 Calcasieu Parish students will sell their homemade goods.

In weather, temperatures will fall through the day with daytime highs in the upper 40s to near 50, but by early evening all areas will fall through the 40s into the 30s by Friday morning. Meteorologist Ben Terry will the latest in your 'First Alert Forecast.'

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