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Allen Parish crash claims life of Rosepine man

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans in rural areas are less likely to wear seat belts. The study, which was from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Rural Health Series, says adult motor vehicle drivers and passengers in rural countie

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-03-23 21:36:43

Fort Polk Thrift Boutique makes top 10 list

FORT POLK, La. - Fort Polk's Thrift Boutique, 2201 Alabama Ave., was honored as one of the Top 10 Thrift Shops in Louisiana by Best Things Louisiana, powered by American Towns Media - an online source that establishes a local digital presence to enhance pages, maps and location services with valuabl

LEESVILLE DAILY LEADER - 2018-03-24 13:00:00

Oakdale woman arrested based on Facebook tip for credit card theft

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of March 19, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2018-03-23 20:13:19

Louisiana woman accused of burning, burying pregnant woman, unborn baby sentenced to life in prison

OBERLIN, La. - The Oakdale woman accused of murdering a pregnant woman and her unborn baby back in 2011, then burning and burying her body, will likely spend the rest of her life in prison. On Tuesday, 34 year old Pamela Fregia pleaded guilty in the Judicial District Court of Oberlin to second-degre


14 more Leesville streets set for repairs as city project continues

Leesville, La. (KALB) - 10th Street in Leesville will be the first of 14 streets to be repaired in the third phase of a major road construction project. The city made the announcement at a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday. The City of Leesville announced the start of the third phase of road constru

KALB.COM - 2018-03-23 06:00:00

Sulphur officials take traffic matters into their own hands in Maplewood

Sulphur city officials are unified when it comes to traffic issues in the Maplewood section of town - they've had just about enough. "To put it bluntly ... we are fed up and it's time to take matters into our own hands," Mayor Chris Duncan said Wednesday afternoon as members of the Sulphur Police De

SOUTHWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:30:00

Ft. Polk hospital helps Vietnam Vet correct military record

FORT POLK, La. (KALB) - In 1965, Sgt. Kibbie Pillette, a combat medic with 5th Special Forces group was on a reconnaissance mission in Vietnam when he was shot in the back and mouth. He lost a third of his tongue and wasn't expected to be able to speak again. The only member of his platoon to survi

KALB.COM - 2018-03-24 06:30:00

Leesville man sought on forgery charges

Here are mugshots received from Central Louisiana law enforcement agencies for the week of March 12, 2018. A criminal charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. All those pictured are innocent until proven guilty. To view those held in Rapides Parish detention facilities, go


Louisiana town appoints interim city council member

NEW LLANO, La. (AP) - The Louisiana town of New Llano has filled a vacant city council position. During a special called meeting on Monday, the council unanimously approved the appointment of Rev. Maurice Johnson to fill the unexpired term of former Councilman R. J. Fertitta, who resigned upon movin


4-year-old accidentally shoots 7-month-old baby

Tonight, will not be as cool with our temperatures. It will only cool down to the mid 50s. I do not expect anyone, including Oakdale, to reach the 30s. It will still be mostly clear with no rain. The difference that is keeping us warmer, is the wind. Tonight, the winds will be blowing out of the sou

KPLC TV - 2018-03-22 20:20:02

CPSO arrests man for home invasion & violation of protection order

Lake Charles - On February 22 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Shellie Lane in Moss Bluff in reference to a violation of a protective order. Upon arrival, deputies were informed by the complainant that Lawrence Q. Malveaux, 32, 1009


Top Eateries Revealed in Wiergate, TX

Wiergate, TX is home to some of the world's best dining establishments. In the mood to treat the whole family, or just a night on the town with some friends? Wiergate, TX offers a wide range of food choices that will be sure to leave you, your family and friends full. Sometimes hunger strikes unexpe


Barbe High students hit while crossing street, suffer non-life-threatening injuries

Two Barbe students suffered non-life-threatening injuries when a driver failed to yield to pedestrians, according to authorities. One student suffered moderate injuries, said Sgt. Jeff Keenum, Lake Charles Police Department spokesman. Another student was hit in the hand by the car. Keenum said the s

KPLC TV - 2018-03-22 15:07:58

Shooting at Dequincy RV Park leaves one dead

One man is dead after a shooting that took place at a mobile home park in DeQuincy this morning according to the calcareous parish sheriff's office. At approximately 4:00 a.m., CPSO deputies responded to the Woodlake Park Estates RV park in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located the


Police shut down TWO more counterfeit operations

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office arrested two men for counterfeit money use. This is the third reported arrest this week. The second complaint happened on Feb. 22, 2018. According to CPSO Public Relations Spokesperson Kim Myers, CPSO was contacted by a local restaurant owner in Lake Charles. A


Leesville students treat law enforcement to breakfast

Leesville, LA. (KALB) The second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was a success for Leesville High School's Jobs for America's Graduates or JAG program Monday morning. Leesville Fire Chief Kyle Bush has been teaching fire safety to local students since 1993. Bush says he's proud of the kids


Welsh coach won't be charged

A Welsh High School head football and track coach accused of domestic abuse battery will not face criminal prosecution. John Michael Richardson, 45, of Jennings was arrested Feb. 26 after someone reported an alleged physical altercation between the coach and his 15-year-old daughter. District Attorn


Court of Appeal upholds Derrick Stafford's conviction and sentence

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KALB) - The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal in Lake Charles has upheld the conviction and sentence of Derrick Stafford for the November 2015 shooting death of Jeremy Mardis, 6, and the shooting of his father, Chris Few. Stafford was convicted in March 2017 of manslaughter and attempte


Billy Cotten's murder conviction upheld, lower court could reconsider sentence

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KALB) - The Third Circuit Court of Appeal has upheld the second degree murder conviction of Billy Dean Cotten for the March 2014 death of his infant son, Aiden Dyson. Cotten's attorneys claimed that the Rapides Parish 9th Judicial District Court committed three assignments of erro


Sulphur girl hit by car Friday morning listed in critical condition

A 12-year-old Sulphur girl is in critical condition this morning after being hit by a car attempting to cross a street to board a school bus Friday morning. At approximately 6:40 a.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a call on East Burton Street near Evans Road in Sulphur in refere