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Log truck hit by train

The driver of a loaded log truck was cited Wednesday after his vehicle collided with a train near the Singer area in Beauregard Parish. Beauregard Parish Chief of Detectives Mark Herford said a call was received at the sheriff's office dispatch center at about 1:43 p.m. reporting an incident involvi

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2017-11-16 20:05:00

Firefighters put out early-morning fire at abandoned trailer park

WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Tiny House MovementWATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Tiny House Movement Updated: Thursday, November 16 2017 5:32 AM EST2017-11-16 10:32:59 GMT Good Morning. John Bridges and Britney Glaser with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. More >> Good Morning. John Bridges a

KPLC TV - 2017-11-16 09:34:08

Train collides with log truck near intersection of La. 27 and Mitchell Loop, north of Singer

A train hit a log truck near the intersection of La. 27 and Mitchell Loop Wednesday afternoon. The intersection is north of Singer. Beauregard Sheriff Ricky Moses said the train hit the log truck's trailer. The engineer suffered minor injuries. A train hit a log truck near the intersection of La. 27


Allen Parish among top 10 school districts

OBERLIN - Allen Parish continues to outdo the state average in school performance scores, ranking among the state's top 10 school districts. "Allen Parish had a score of 102.9 compared to the state average of 86.8, which awarded us an A status," said Superintendent Michael Doucet. The scores, releas


Oberlin coffee shop works to bring community together

The potato soup featured sizable chunks of soft supple potato topped with sharp cheddar cheese, freshly cut chives and bits of bacon. A local favorite, the Canal Club sandwich featured layers of lightly buttered and toasted bread, crisp bacon, thick slices of ham and turkey, mozzarella and cheddar c

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2017-11-16 19:36:00

County plans for landfill expansion

With the Pasquotank landfill running out of room for construction and demolition debris, county has begun preparing its C&D hill for expansion. Earlier this week, Pasquotank commissioners approved a recommendation from county staff and consultant Pat McDowell to allow landfill operator Stevenson San

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Encore to kick off new season with Christmas show

Encore Theatre Company will kick off its new season in December with plenty of humor and some added convenience for theatre-goers. The nonprofit is timing its upcoming Christmas show to make it easy for parade-goers, diners and shoppers to enjoy what Elizabeth City's downtown has to offer, all on th


EC man gets 13 years on fed drug charges

An Elizabeth City man has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison after pleading guilty last week to weapon and drug trafficking charges. Karlos Edwardo Poole, 38, of Zack Circle, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Terrance Boyle in Raleigh on Tuesday, Nov. 7, a press release from the


Pastor, church have been helpful to family

I would like to give a public "thank you" to Pastor Dave Baldwin, his wife Karen Baldwin and my whole church, Moyock Assembly of God, in Moyock. Recently, my family moved from Elizabeth City to the Currituck area and I needed to find a church a little closer to home and more suitable for my families


Camden students to benefit from in-school therapy

CAMDEN - Pride in North Carolina is offering in-school therapy services for students in the Camden County Schools under a new agreement with the Camden Board of Education. The agreement provides a "seamless situation" which students are able to receive mental health services at the school in a confi


What's Happening: Thanksgiving Celebration, Holiday Parade and Dickens Christmas Towne

On Saturday, delight yourself with live music and food trucks at the Virginia Beach Farmer's Market. You can purchase Christmas presents at the craft show while the kids can play at the rural heritage center and the educational garden. There will also be a presentation to show you how to properly c


Petition claims DNA proves VB man did not rape girl

Darnell Phillips. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A Virginia Beach man fighting a rape conviction from 1990 is getting some help. A petition filed with the Virginia Supreme Court claims DNA proves he didn't do it. Darnell Phillips was sentenced to 100 years in prison for allegedly raping a 10-year-ol


Police: Woman who took strolls through Walmart for strollers took two cases of beer, too

Chesapeake police say this woman is wanted for stealing two baby strollers and two cases of beers at a Walmart in the area. CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - A theft suspect went on two separate strolls through Walmart for a pair of baby strollers on Sunday, according to police, nabbing a couple of cases o

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-17 21:04:48

BREAKING: 3 People Arrested in Deadly Home Invasion in Atmore

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m.:ATMORE, Ala. (WKRG) - Atmore Police have identified the adults charged as 20-year-old Deion Lamar Booth of Chickasaw and 29-year-old Darrell Octavius Brown of Atmore. Booth is currently in Mobile Metro Jail after being arrested on Burglary charges in late August. Brown is currentl

WKRG - 2017-11-17 15:13:31

Three arrested, charged in August murder in Atmore

Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced Friday that APD investigators have signed capital murder warrants for the arrest of two adult males and a juvenile petition filed against a teenager in the August 7 shooting death of Robert Kennedy of Atmore. At approximately 3:16 a.m. on that date, city po

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 15:41:12

Mother of deceased infant found in trunk in Clarke County charged with abuse of corpse

Authorities have charged a McIntosh mother whose infant child was found in the trunk of a car during a routine stop Tuesday, court documents reveal. Police pulled 23-year-old Jalesa Gaines Tuesday afternoon on a routine traffic stop on Highway 43 near Jackson in Clarke County. Officers say she gave

AL.COM - 2017-11-16 21:05:12

Huxford Elementary School - First nine weeks

Perfect attendance, from left, front, Ava Baggett, Addison Weaver, Rodney Boone, Myra Odom, Jackson Rackard, Naryia Staples, Ty'Kenya Ashcraft, Veridiana Bernal, Abby Boone, Elalio Campos, Alyssa Love, Brady Parmer, Shaughnessy Rothschild; back, Bailyn Weaver, Brody Baker, Hayden Coley, Tydarrious H


How to Prevent a Dryer Fire from Happening to You

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) - According to Mobile Fire-Rescue officials, a fire at a home on Jackson Road early Thursday morning began in the dryer. Here are some tips from Mobile Fire-Rescue to prevent a dryer fire from happening at your home:Have your dryer installed and serviced by a professional.Do n

WKRG - 2017-11-17 02:36:48

Home Damaged In Early-Morning Fire

A home on Jackson Road in Mobile was heavily damaged in an early morning fire. Mobile Fire-Rescue was called to 1107 Jackson Road around 1:00 this morning where witnesses say they saw flames coming from a back room. The people inside the home were able to get out safely. The cause of the fire is und

WKRG - 2017-11-16 08:41:00

UPDATE: Mother Charged with Abuse of a Corpse After a Newborn Boy Found Dead in Trunk of Car

UPDATE (5:30 p.m.) - Jalesa Gaines has been charged with abuse of a corpse after police found the body of a newborn in her trunk, according to police. UPDATE (1:30 p.m.) - News Five has learned the infant found dead in the trunk of a car was a newborn boy that was found by an officer wrapped in a bl