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Man accused of murder found dead in jail

Blake Russell. Photo Credit: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's OfficeMan arrested in connection to 2009 Murder of Moss Bluff teenLAKE CHARLES, La. - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate at the jail.Blake Russell was found hanging in a mop closet. He was taken to a hosp

KLFY.COM - 2018-06-21 19:58:33


Lake Charles, LA – At approximately5:00 a.m.today, an ambulance was called to the Calcasieu Sheriff’s Prison after an inmate, Blake A. Russell, 32, was found hanging in a mop closet. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

ORANGE LEADER - 2018-06-21 17:18:32

Public assistance needed in search for missing Lake Charles man

He is described as a white male, 5’11”, 230 pounds, with shoulder length straight brown hair.


9 Louisiana water parks you never knew existed

Louisiana's most famous water park and "land of the giants" has something for everyone to enjoy, from loop-d-loop and high-adventure water slides to children's splash pads. Want a dry adventure? Check out the roller coasters and carnival rides at Dixie Landin' next door!

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2018-06-20 19:51:00

Orange PD: Body of missing man found near his home

Calvin Nelson, 68, was reported missing by his family at 7:24 a.m., said Capt. Robert Enmon. Police found his body at 8:19 a.m.

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-06-21 19:22:34

CPSO West Cal Law Enforcement Center to temporarily relocate

Lake Charles, LA – Due to upcoming renovations, effective Thursday, June 21, the CPSO West Cal Law Enforcement Center currently located at 1525 Cypress St. in Sulphur will be temporarily relocated to 1017 Beglis Parkway.

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-06-20 19:36:00

Former Louisiana office manager pleads guilty to embezzlement

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KNOE 8 News) -(AP) - A former office manager of a Louisiana company has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $91,000 from her employer.

KNOE TV8 - 2018-06-21 08:50:00

CPSO Looking for Missing Man

Lake Charles – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 47 year old Lake Charles man that has been reported missing since the end of May. Joel J. Whitten was last seen at his residence on Canvasback Street in Lake Charles. He is described as a white male, 5’11”, 230 pounds, with shou


Football player safety goes high-tech

Less than two weeks after announcing a $100,000 donation to provide Riddell’s InSite Smart Helmet Technology to every varsity football player in Calcasieu Parish, The Lake Charles Memorial Foundation provided McNeese with a $15,000 check in the End Zone room in the McNeese Football Fieldhouse to bri

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-06-21 17:58:00

SW La. Rite Aid stores closing

American Press compositeThe Lake Area’s three Rite Aid stores — two in Lake Charles and one in Sulphur — will close within the next month, officials with parent company Walgreens said Tuesday.James W. Graham, senior media relations manager for Walgreens, said the company decided to close the stores

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-06-20 18:00:00

Louisiana state police rescue 25 illegal immigrants from human trafficking operation

**Embargo: New Orleans, Louisiana** Louisiana State Police Troopers detained 25 illegal immigrants, including two children, after interrupting a human trafficking operation on I-10.


Louisiana deputy facing domestic abuse charge is terminated

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) -Authorities said a Louisiana deputy accused of domestic abuse has been terminated.Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said Lake Charles police arrested Louis Boling at his home on Monday on a charge of domestic abuse battery. It's unclear if he has a lawye


Louisiana News: LAKE CHARLES, Former Cameron company, Belinda Miltenberger office manager pleads guilty to stealing more than $91,000 | STL.News

LAKE CHARLES,La.– United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a former office manager of a Cameron company pleaded guilty last week to stealing more than $91,000 from her employer.

WWW.STL.NEWS - 2018-06-20 19:27:14

Sheriff fires deputy who was arrested for domestic abuse

A Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputy has been terminated for domestic abuse, authorities said.Spokeswoman Kim Myers said Lake Charles police arrested Deputy Louis Boling at his home around noon Monday for domestic abuse battery.Boling worked as correctional officer for 12 years before being terminate


BREAKING: Zoning board OKs Vinton megasite proposal

The Calcasieu Parish Planning and Zoning board voted 6-2 on Tuesday to recommend rezoning 12,000 acres of property east of Vinton to allow for a megasite that could house light industrial development.The full Police Jury will consider the item at its regular meeting, set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday.Sever


Road closures due to rain and flood threats - TheRecordLive

List of road closures in Orange county area. Trying to get a list of Jefferson county..At this time we are monitoring the weather closely. Unfortunately, there are homes in Bridge City and Vidor that are currently taking on water. Below is a list of current areas, and roadways that are covered & or


Fort Polk official charged with accepting $25K in bribes

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A man who worked at Fort Polk in Louisiana has been charged with accepting $25,000 in bribes from a company's co-owner in exchange for his help in securing government contracts at the U.S. Army base.


Booking Report: Monday, June 19

Vicky Holland, 36, Iowa, LA: Sale, distribution, or possession of legend drug without prescription or order prohibited; exceptions; penalties, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, schedule II, prohibited act; drug paraphernalia, direct contempt of court.


Lake Charles Police requesting assistance - Orange Leader

PRESS RELEASE — On Friday, June 8, 2018 at approximately 825pm, Officers with the Lake Charles Police Department responded to a residence in the 2700blk of Guy Street for a shooting. Upon arrival Officers located a 73 year old male, with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers learned that 3 subjects ente


Louisiana couple arrested for human trafficking after traffic stops on Thursday

A Louisiana couple was arrested after traffic stops between Sulpur and Westlake, LA on Thursday, June 14, 2018.