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Suspects arrested in Jennings shooting case

An arrest warrant for Torry Ceasar was issued for 3 counts of attempted 2nd degree murder, assault by drive by shooting, aggravated assault with a firearm, and illegal discharge of a firearm. Police say Ceasar has since been arrested on those warrants.

KPLC TV - 2018-10-20 16:12:00

1 person injured in log truck rollover on US 190 in Newton County

NEWTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 63-year-old man was injured after the log truck he was driving rolled over on U.S. Highway 190 in Newton County Thursday afternoon. According to a press release, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to and investigated a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 190 a

KTRE - 2018-10-19 22:34:40

Sulphur man convicted in sex crimes case

The prosecutor, Asistant District Attorney Denisse Parrales, says, “I’m only happy that we were able to provide some modicum relief for the victim and the family in this case.”

KPLC TV - 2018-10-19 22:20:00

Dead woman found in the middle of the road in Orange

Orange police are investigating after a woman's body was found in the roadway in the early morning hours.Officers responded to Highway 1130 and South Teal Road after a woman was reported to be in the middle of the road Oct. 19 at 2:18 a.m., Orange Police said in a release.Police said the woman had t

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 11:52:18

Murder appeal denied; Reeves remains on death row

The state Supreme Court has denied an appeal for a man found guilty and sentenced to death for the murder of 4-year-old Mary Jean Thigpen in 2001.Jason Manuel Reeves, 43, was convicted in 2004 of abducting Thigpen from Moss Bluff on Nov. 1, 2001, and then raping her before stabbing her 16 times and

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-10-19 17:54:00

Car crash victim thanks fire fighters

DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - On Monday morning, Sam Cryer says she and her son were in a car crash just outside of DeRidder on Highway 27.“I dropped my phone,” says Cryer, “So I looked down to pick it up, and in just a second, I heard my tires drop off. I looked up, thought there was a culvert. I over-corr

KPLC TV - 2018-10-20 04:48:00

Two arrested after drugs packaged for sale allegedly found in backpack

KINDER, LA (KPLC) - Two people in Allen Parish area have been arrested on multiple drug charges, according to Allen Parish Sheriff Doug Hebert.

KPLC TV - 2018-10-19 00:19:00

VPSO detectives closer to solving 30-year-old cold cases

LEESVILLE, La. (KALB) -In May of 1989, 23-year-old Pamela Miller went missing in Vernon Parish. It wasn’t until November of the same year that her remains were found by hunters on Peason Ridge in Fort Polk, right across the road from where the 45th Chemical Company was bivouacked.Her killer was neve


Oakdale teens accused of shooting at van full of high schoolers during homecoming week

OAKDALE, LA (KPLC) - Two Oakdale teens are accused of shooting at a van full of teenagers, according to Oakdale Police.

KPLC TV - 2018-10-18 21:28:00

Suspect arrested in attempted Oberlin grocery store robbery

Investigators also learned that Johnson had an outstanding warrant from the Coushatta Tribal Police for armed robbery, theft, and obstruction of justice for a prior armed robbery at a Best Western.

KPLC TV - 2018-10-18 23:09:00

Allen Parish man accused of using stolen tractor to cause $3,000 worth of damage

ALLEN PARISH, LA (KPLC) - An Allen Parish man has been arrested for allegedly driving through Timber Management Company land with a stolen tractor, according to Veronica Mosgrove with the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.


NPSO seeks man with Sabine ties for alleged misuse of company credit card

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a Texas man with ties to the Many area of Sabine Parish who is wanted in connection with the alleged illegal use of a Natchitoches company's credit card, according to a Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office news release. Arrest warrants have be


Lumber mill owner from Natchitoches Parish arrested for theft

BATON ROUGE, La. (LDAF) -Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry enforcement agents have arrested Larry R. Davis, 73, of Natchitoches, who is accused of misappropriating funds for timber valued at $128,000.


Police searching for two suspects in Fifth Avenue home invasion, one arrested

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - One person is arrested, but two others are being sought after a home invasion on Fifth Avenue Tuesday night.Lake Charles police say three males forced their way into an apartment at Fairview Crossing Apartment complex, in the 4200 block of Fifth Avenue, and held the people


Beauregard Parish Sheriff Deputies Will Carry Narcan

It begs the question for me, if opiod users know that law enforcement has this medication on hand to use during an overdose, will it allow users to take their opiod addiction to the next level because now they know that their overdose can be reserved?


FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool and cloudy with another cold front coming this weekend

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Wednesday will be another cloudy day with cool temperatures. There should not be many breaks in the clouds, so it will be a gloomy day with no sunshine. The good news is that the rain should hold off. I have a 20% chance for a couple small showers, but overall, it will just


Man with warrants from several law enforcement agencies arrested in Lake Charles

Mark Herford, Chief Deputy with the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office, says they released video earlier this week asking the public’s help in finding a suspect for burglary and damage to property near Dry Creek.


Sex trafficking victim from Lake Charles says she was sold into slavery by a loved one

It spans eight states, through major cities like Santa Monica, Phoenix, Houston, New Orleans and Jacksonville, with proximity to Mexico.


BPSO deputies will now carry Narcan

BEAUREGARD PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies will now carry Narcan, an opiod overdose reversal medication for emergency situations.


$100K bond stands in case of 18-year-old's drug-related death

People gathered in Alexandria City Park on Friday (Aug. 31, 2018) to remember loved ones lost to overdoses on International Overdose Awareness Day. The event was coordinated by Lilly Harvey, who lost her daughter to a fentanyl overdose in 2017. She has started a group, Millie Mattered, to talk to ot