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Lake Charles, Louisiana News

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Heat Advisory for today and Sunday A heat advisory has been issued for our area through the day today. This advisory began at noon and lasts until 8 pm tonight. This advisory is due to forecast highs in the mid-90s combined with dewpoints in the 70s. These two-combined causes the heat inde
KPLC - TV | Jul 21, 2018 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
Moss Bluff veteran honored in his home On Friday morning, the Lake Charles American Legion, post 551 arrived at thefamily home of Clarence Chantlin to bestow him with a veteran cap and a letter of appreciation for his service. Chantlin was only 18 years old when he was aboard the USS Emm
KPLC - TV | Jul 21, 2018 12:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
LC Health Dashboard unveiled What they call the City Health Dashboard was unveiled this morning at Lake Charles City Hall. It's basically a web site to learn about 36 key measures of health and factors affecting health in five areas--including health behaviors, physical environment a
KPLC - TV | Jul 21, 2018 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Man facing theft charges after posing as taxi driver It was around 4:30 in the morning when the Calcasieu Parish sheriff's office got a call to a gas station on Gertsner Memorial Boulevard. "A couple got into a vehicle that they thought was either a taxi, or a shared ride program and it was not,"
KPLC - TV | Jul 20, 2018 11:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Candidates qualified for Iowa, Westlake, DeQuincy mayoral races A list of qualifying candidates for the Nov. 6 is now available. For a full list of who has qualified in each parish, click HERE. Mayoral Races: Westlake Robert "Bob" Hardey (REP) Iowa Paul Hesse (NOPTY) DeQuincy James B. Harris (NOPTY) Heather
KPLC - TV | Jul 20, 2018 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
Westlake marching band beats the heat Westlake High School's marching band doesn't have camp until next week, but freshmen joining the band were out practicing Friday. But they weren't going through formations on the football field. They were in the parking lot.
KPLC - TV | Jul 20, 2018 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
First Alert Forecast: Hot and Dry weekend This weekend will be very hot with no rain expected. Instead of needing to dodge showers for any outdoor activities, you will need to "try" to avoid the heat. Saturday will start out with very warm and muggy conditions. Temperatures will cool do
KPLC - TV | Jul 20, 2018 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office investigates theft Calcasieu parish sheriff's office investigates theft
KPLC - TV | Jul 20, 2018 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Singer man pleads guilty to robbing DeQuincy bank A Singer man pled guilty on Wednesday to robbing a DeQuincy bank of almost $16,000 in December, according to U.SAttorney David C. Joseph's office. Gordon Scott Cooper, 56, Singer, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen Kay to one count
KPLC - TV | Jul 20, 2018 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Vinton man arrested in connection with drive-by shooting on bicycle A Vinton man is charged with attempted murder following a drive-by shooting on a bicycle in Vinton Thursday. Vinton Police Chief Ricky Fox said a masked man drove by a house on Fancher Street and fired toward the house and a person outside. Neither the pe
KPLC - TV | Jul 20, 2018 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana