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WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Double shooting in Lake Charles

Good Morning. John Bridges and Britney Glaser here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. Republicans have one week to try and repeal and replace Obamacare. Lake Charles police investigate a double shooting in the 800 block of North Shattuck St. overnight. Two people were sent to the hosp

KPLC TV - 2017-09-25 09:12:52

Longville man killed in vehicle crash Saturday night

A Longville man is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Beauregard Parish Saturday night. On Sept. 23, shortly after 9 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on U.S. 171, about a mile north of U.S.190, in Ragley, said State Police spokesman Sgt.

KPLC TV - 2017-09-24 15:43:05

City employee accused of stealing money from traffic tickets

NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A city employee in south Louisiana has been arrested on charges he stole more than $8,000 in public funds. Attorney General Jeff Landry's office said in a news release that 28-year-old Willie Woods, of New Roads, was arrested Friday on charges of felony theft, malfeasance in of

KALB.COM - 2017-09-24 01:55:00

Slidell man arrested after fatal shooting early Sunday

A 20-year-old man was booked with second-degree murder after a fatal shooting early Sunday (Sept. 24) at a Slidell-area apartment complex, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said. Authorities said Frank Beckendorf of Slidell was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting, which left anothe

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-24 16:07:33

Early morning shooting leaves Natchitoches man dead

NATCHITOCHES, La. (Natchitoches Police Department) - Details are sketchy, however, on September 22, around 3:00 a.m., a Louisiana State Trooper reported hearing shots fired while driving on the highway 1 bypass near Stine's Lumber. Officers responded to the area and located a black male lying on t

KALB.COM - 2017-09-22 16:51:00

William 'Bill' Spence

William 'Bill' Spence William "Bill" Spence, 80, of Aurora, Colorado, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Peregrine Senior Living in Aurora. A graveside service for Bill Spence will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Charles City, Iowa at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 where he will be burie

CHARLES CITY PRESS - 2017-09-24 22:36:33

Two dead in Caldwell Parish fatal accident

CALDWELL Parish - Officials are working to clear the scene after a fatal accident took place in Caldwell Parish. The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. on highway four. According to Louisiana State Police, two high school students were killed in the crash. School sources tell us the victims are both

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 22:31:04

Dump truck runs over Louisiana worker inside of portable toilet

KENNER, La. (KLFY) - Authorities say a construction crew member who was using a portable toilet was accidentally rolled over by a dump truck driver while working at an expansion project at the New Orleans airport. News outlets report the 28-year-old man was rolled over at the Louis Armstrong Interna

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:20:32

One dead after 4 car collision in E. Feliciana

A Clinton man is dead after a four-vehicle crash in East Feliciana Parish. According to Louisiana State Police, shortly before 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Troopers began investigating a four-vehicle crash that resulted in on death on Hwy. 10 just east of Hwy. 960 in East Feliciana Parish. The crash claimed

WAFB.COM - 2017-09-24 00:45:35

Clinton man killed in four vehicle crash

CLINTON - Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal four vehicle crash that occurred Saturday around noon on LA Highway 10. That crash claimed the life of 66-year-old James Felker. Authorities say the driver of a tractor-trailer, 41-year-old Daniel Jonson, was traveling westbound on LA 10 an

WBRZ.COM - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

Students enjoy spending time with grandparents

Superstition. Magic. Supernatural. These are the words that inspire the art of Lacey Stinson, a master of fine arts graduate of Louisiana Tech University and a Ruston native, whose work will be presented in a Gallery 203 hosted showing of "Abstractions." "Abstractions is a look into the world of Lac

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-09-24 05:54:00

EXCLUSIVE: La. billionaire, Morgan Freeman celebrate birthdays together

Louisiana trucking and energy titan James Davison and iconic actor Morgan Freeman celebrated their 80th birthdays together at Davison's Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant Thursday night. Greg Hilburn/USA Today Network Louisiana billionaire James Davison and iconic actor Morgan Freeman celebrate

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-22 13:29:15

Man killed in St. Roch shooting, New Orleans police say

A man was killed Monday morning (Sept. 25) in a shooting in the St. Roch neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department said. (Image via Google Maps)A man was killed Monday morning (Sept. 25) in a shooting in the St. Roch neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department said. (Image via Google Maps

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-25 12:12:03

One suspect in Opelousas shooting arrested, another at large

Treshanitra Landheart, 18. (Photo Courtesy: Opelousas Police Dept.) OPELOUSAS, LA. (KLFY) - Two suspects have been identified in the ongoing investigation of the shooting death of 38-year old Lester Bowman in Opelousas. Bowman was killed on August 27, 2017 at approximately 11:20 a.m. at the inters

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 18:36:23

Houston man sentenced to 13 years in New Orleans cocaine trafficking scheme

A Houston man was sentenced Thursday Sept. 21, 2017 to 13 years in prison for his role in trafficking cocaine to New Orleans. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune archive photo) A Houston man was sentenced Thursday (Sept. 21) to 13 years in prison for his role as a supplier in a scheme to sell cocaine an

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-22 21:09:34

Community mourns two Caldwell Parish teens who died in car crash

CALDWELL PARISH, La (KNOE) - The tears were hard to hold back for students at Caldwell Parish High School Friday night. They found out two of their classmates died in a tragic accident just before their homecoming game. It happened on Highway 4 and 133 around 3:00 p.m. Louisiana State Police has i

KNOE TV8 - 2017-09-23 05:54:00

Glenn Leonard Alleman

1927-2017 Glenn Leonard Alleman, 90, passed away on September 16, 2017. He was born at home in Springville to William Starr Alleman and Mary Ellen Bell on March 29, 1927. Glenn married his "passion flower," Afton Bennion, on June 6, 1951 in the Salt Lake Temple. Glenn was drafted into the Army in 19

DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

Shots fired during 7th Ward armed robbery, NOPD says

New Orleans police said three shots were fired during an armed robbery early Sunday (Sept. 24) in the 1700 block of North Claiborne Avenue, but reported no injuries. A man robbing a couple in the 7th Ward early Sunday morning (Sept. 24) fired three shots but did not hit his victims, according to Ne

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-24 16:21:23

12-year-old girl reported missing from Treme home, New Orleans police say

New Orleans police are asking for help locating a missing 12-year-old girl who was last seen Friday (Sept. 22). A'Lyri Smith left her Treme home in the 2300 block of Ursulines Avenue about 5:30 p.m., refusing to tell her family where she was going, police said. A'Lyri is about 5 feet tall, weighs ab

NOLA.COM - 2017-09-23 19:16:38

Update: Teen victims in fatal Caldwell crash ID'd

Suitcases for New Places is a local nonprofit that provides a suitcase or backpack full of essential items for kids entering the foster system. Watch the video to find out what those items are and how you can help. Hannah Baldwin/The News-Star A fatal car accident claimed the lives of two Caldwell

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-22 23:02:57