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YOUR TURN: DOTD - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Source: WAFB This week's Your Turn segment goes to Ravan Hurst. Hurst is one of many people who took to our Facebook page this week to make various comments about the weather. Some people were critical about the job that the Louisiana Department of Transportation did trying to get the highways back

KPLC TV - 2018-01-19 16:45:13

Man arrested for failure to register as a sex offender

On January 18 at approximately 11:20 a.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies conducted a stop on a car near the intersection of Arkansas Street and Circle Street in Lake Charles for a traffic violation. Deputies made contact with the driver, Eric L. Martinez, 35, 3707 Brentwood Ave., Lake Ch

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-01-19 17:57:00

Nicolas Cage talks new movie, 'Mom and Dad,' and why he loves Louisiana

Nicolas Cage, the Oscar-winning actor who has starred in more than 80 films, has a new personal favorite to add to his resume, and it comes out Friday. Cage stars as Brent Ryan, or the dad, in the this weekend's new horror-comedy called "Mom and Dad." The movie will screen in select theaters across

HOUMA COURIER - 2018-01-19 16:53:54

Open Door Biker Church running low on food supplies

Pastor Jay Lawson with the Open Door Biker Church on Burton Street in Sulphur, told the Daily News Wednesday that the church is running low on food. Over the past couple of months, the number of those the church feeds daily has almost doubled. Lawson said their supply of meats and dry goods, with th

SOUTHWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 20:44:00

We're Finally Letting the Middle East Fight its Own Battles

FORT POLK, La. - In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.S. Army is applying the military lesson of the war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq: Help your partners beat the enemy, but don't try to do the fighting yourself. Letting oth

SMALLWARSJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 04:41:00

BREAKING: Burned body found near Elm Street

A burned body has been discovered on Elm St., according to Lt. Kevin Kirkum with the Lake Charles Police Department. The circumstances of the death aren't clear at this time, and the body has not been identified yet. KPLC will continue to update this story as we receive more information.

KPLC TV - 2018-01-17 23:29:40

Sulphur Fire Department undergoing fire rating evaluation

Sulphur Fire Chief Dan Selph has mentioned that traffic impeding with fire trucks on the road responding to a call can affect the city's fire rating, which is under evaluation now.Lisa Kennedy According to Sulphur Fire Chief Dan Selph the department is undergoing evaluation by the Property Insurance

SOUTHWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 19:48:00

Barbecue pit blamed for fire near Moss Bluff church

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says a barbecue pit started a fire near the First Apostolic Church in Moss Bluff late Thursday, Jan.18. A KPLC viewer says an outbuilding near the church was engulfed in flames. CPSO says the church was not damaged. No word yet on what caused the barbecue pit to

KPLC TV - 2018-01-19 07:03:29

Elderly Twins Found Dead in Grisly Discovery at Brooklyn Home

Two elderly twins were found dead in an apartment they shared in Brooklyn on Friday, according to authorities and neighbors. The two women in their 70s likely died of natural causes, but their bodies were badly decomposed and had been there for sometime, according to police, who responded around 2 p

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-19 21:16:29

Water condition in Brooklyn basement leads to discovery of 2 dead bodies

A call to the FDNY about a leak inside a building in Brooklyn Friday led to the discovery of two dead bodies. Authorities say the bodies of two elderly women were found inside the home on Union Street in Crown Heights. Firefighters responded to the call of a water condition in the basement, and they

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-19 21:01:32

1/19 CBS2 Friday Morning Weather Headlines

(Credit: CBS2) By Giorgio Panetta CBS2 Chief Meteorologist/Weather Producer Good morning everyone! Although it is still in the twenties and even some teens north and west, temps will finally warm up today above freezing for just about everybody in the Tri-State. Ample sunshine and high pressure jus

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 04:15:38

Twin sisters found dead in Brooklyn apartment after flood prompts investigation

A flood in a Brooklyn building led authorities to a pair of twin sisters found dead in their apartment Friday, police and neighbors said. The two women, believed to be in their late 70s, were found in their home on Union St. near Franklin Ave. in Crown Heights about 2:20 p.m. after the basement of

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 21:29:04

2 women found in Brooklyn apartment dead for some time

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a flood in a Brooklyn apartment led to the gruesome discovery of two badly decomposing bodies. Police say the call came in about 2 p.m. Friday. Fire officials discovered a leak in an apartment in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn was coming from the building next

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 21:25:17

Brooklyn parents charged for leaving toddlers alone in apartment with 'overwhelming' smell of marijuana

Cops have charged the mom and dad of two toddlers found alone in a squalid Brooklyn apartment reeking of marijuana, officials said. Kevin Magwood, 37, and Tamika Riley, 38, were slapped with charges of acting in a manner injurious to a child after their 2-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son were

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 16:57:45

Husband questioned in death of Brooklyn woman found battered in Cobble Hill home; autopsy inconclusive 

Gaetano Lisco, the husband of Elizabeth Ann Borst (inset) was questioned for several hours following the gruesome death of his wife in Cobble Hill on Saturday. Editor's note: After this article was published, a city medical examiner autopsy found the victim died from an accidental fall. A former t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 20:46:09

Women's March 2018: NYC street closures, time, route

NEW YORK - A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches worldwide with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump, activists will return to the streets this weekend in hopes of converting anger and enthusiasm into political force. The 2017 rally

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-19 23:16:41

2 killed, 8 wounded in Thursday shootings across Chicago

CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - Two people were killed in a shooting early Thursday, kicking off a violent day that ended in eight other people shot across Chicago. The double-fatal attack pushed the city to 18 shooting homicides - out of 21 total homicides - in as many days so far this year, accor

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-01-19 17:14:00

Grandmother carjacked while reading bible in front of Portage Park school

A 72-year-old grandmother was carjacked Thursday afternoon while sitting in her car reading her bible in front of a Lutheran grade school in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The carjacking happened about 2 p.m., Chicago Police said. The woman was sitting in her parked car in fron

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-01-19 20:56:17

Man Pleads Guilty To 1985 Rape, Murder Of Glen Ellyn Teen

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - Thirty-two years after a Glen Ellyn girl was abducted, raped and murdered, a Champaign man has entered a guilty plea. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Thursday Michael Jones, 64, has entered a plea of guilty to the 1985 murder of fifteen-year-old

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 08:59:08

Nearly 14 Pounds Of Pot Worth $125K Found In AHeights Home

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - Police discovered nearly 14 pounds of marijuana, including a 13-pound brick wrapped in plastic, in the bedroom of an Arlington Heights while executing a search warrant Tuesday, according to the Daily Herald. David Trevino, 32, was charged with possession of marijuana with int

PATCH - 2018-01-19 19:13:43