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DeRidder mother, boyfriend arrested for murder after 11-month-old child dies from severe burns
DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - A DeRidder mother and her boyfriend were both arrested for murder after an 11-month-old died after being brought to the hospital with severe burns. The burns appeared to have occurred two weeks ago and the boy “succumbed to his injuries due to a lack of care,” Deputy Chief Chri
Short walk from home produces Beauregard Parish 10-point
For Keith Suire, it’s only a short walk from his home in Beauregard Parish to his deer stand on the 35 acres of land he manages near Deridder. And on the afternoon of Nov. 7, that short walked paid big dividends when the buck he’d been watching closely for three years finally gave him a shot.
Sheriff: 73-year-old man robbed, left on side of road with ‘severe laceration’ to head
ALLEN PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A 73-year-old man was left on the side of the road injured after a woman with whom he left a casino and another man robbed him, Allen Parish authorities said.
Mother charged in death of infant who had severe burns
DERIDDER, La. (AP) - A Louisiana mother and her boyfriend have been arrested in the death of an 11-month-old who died after being brought to a hospital with severe burns. KPLC-TV reports that 24-year-old Shamira Kimbrough and her boyfriend, 25-year-old Christian Coutee, were charged with second-degr
LSU’s Grant Delpit named unanimous All-American
BATON ROUGE (lsusports.net) – LSU placed four players on the 2018 AFCA FBS Coaches’ All-America Teams, including safety Grant Delpit, who became only the ninth unanimous All-American in school history.
Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 to receive protective vest
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 Diesel will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Diesel’s vest is sponsored by Joyce Emge of Selbyville, Delaware and will be embroidered with
Newton Co Sheriffs Weekly Report
Hope everyone had a great week. Things were pretty good around here. Let me start off by inviting everyone to come to Newton and take a ride on the train. through the city park. Christmas lights second to none. You and the kids will love it.
Put Them on Blast: Police Searching for Suspects Who Harassed Black Woman at Louisiana Walmart
Police in West Monroe, La., are searching for two white men who followed and harassed a black woman at a Louisiana Walmart. Because the overpoweringly nosy collective of social media knows all, suspects for the Nov. 29 attack were identified after the release of surveillance footage from the store.
Allen and Vernon Parish election results
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - We have the results of Allen and Vernon Parishes elections today. Results are complete but unofficial from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.
Pitkin man killed in fatal accident with dump truck
PITKIN, LA (KPLC) - A Pitkin man has died as a result of a fatal accident in Beauregard Parish, according to Trooper Derek Senegal, with Louisiana State Police. LSP was responding to a two-vehicle crash on LA 113 near Kingrey Road on Nov. 6 around 6:30 p.m., said Senegal. After investigating, LSP fo
Matthew Anderson's Nebraska Visit 'One of Coolest Experiences'
Over the weekend, Nebraska hosted a handful of official visitors including some that are already committed to the team. Offensive tackle commit Matthew Anderson from Leesville, Louisiana, was one of those visitors. He was in town with his family.
Merryville falls to Sam Houston
Unfortunately, it was against Class 5A Sam Houston, which defeated the Panthers 74-49 Friday night at its home tournament. "I thought we played a lot better tonight than we did last night," Merryville head coach Maurice Black said. "We controlled the ball a lot better and played better team defense.
Lake Arthur, Iota feature effective scorers
In this edition of the Three Point Stance, Rodrick Anderson and Warren Arceneaux discuss the upcoming week in high school sports. What is the best boys basketball game of the week?
VPSO identifies man fatally shot in New Llano
NEW LLANO, LA (KPLC) - The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office has identified the man that was fatally shot in New Llano on Saturday. Mark Fernandez Sr., 54, of Leesville was fatally wounded in the Billy Goat Hill shooting. Two others were wounded. Those victims were taken to a local hospital and are sta
Trial set for sitter in toddler death
The trial of the man caring for a Hornbeck toddler at the time of her death two years ago may, at last, be headed to the courtroom. Rodney “Donnie” Bailey Jr., 35, will face charges of obstruction of justice and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile before a Vernon Parish jury in February. The charges
BPSO warns about scams that pop up near the holidays
BEAUREGARD PARISH, LA (KPLC) - With the holidays comes an uptick of scams like those seen by the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Corvias Upgrades Largest Geothermal Installation In The World
VERNON PARISH, La., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Corvias has completed substantial energy upgrades within its housing partnership with the U.S. Army at Fort Polk in West-Central Louisiana. The upgrades, which include installations of geothermal heat pumps, ENERGY STAR energy and water saving devices
Fort Polk man dies in 2-car crash; woman seriously injured
The deceased man was identified as Santiago Marquez. Both he and the driver of the Nissan Altima he was a passenger in, Celeste M. Marquez, are from Fort Polk, according to Louisiana State Police.
UPDATE: Murdered special needs woman identified
ELIZABETH, La. (AP) - Authorities in Louisiana have released the identity of a woman with special needs who was found dead last week.
The White House is decked for Christmas; meet the Louisiana woman who had a hand in it
An interior designer from Leesville, Louisiana was chosen as one of the 150 volunteers to help decorate the White House for Christmas, according to a KALB report. Amy Hirata, who is also a Fort Polk military spouse, went to Washington, D.C. last week for the special occasion after she was chosen out