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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital introduces new technology for patients with breast cancer

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - More than 12 percent of women and less than one percent of men will develop breast cancer during the course of their lifetime, according to breast cancer dot org.But new technology at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is helping protect vital organs when treating this type of

KPLC TV - 2018-10-19 17:47:00

I-10 Bridge among highway priorities discussed at “Road Show” in Lake Charles

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -They call it the road show, every year the legislature’s joint committee onhighway prioritiestakes to the road and holds public hearings across the state.

KPLC TV - 2018-10-19 00:05:00

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

Lake Charles man arrested for alleged attempted sex trafficking of children

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles man has been arrested on sex crimes related to allegations involving computer-aided solicitation of a minor and attempted sex trafficking.Brian Keith Durio, 40, turned himself in Tuesday morning on an outstanding warrant issued in August and bonded out on $40


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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.


Paula Abdul cancels Golden Nugget performance

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Golden Nugget has announced that due to unforseen circumstances Paula Abdul has canceled her performance tonight at 8:30 p.m.Golden Nugget says that all tickets purchased via phone or online at AXS.com will be automatically refunded to each guest’s credit card. Ticketholder

KPLC TV - 2018-10-20 00:37:00

Calcasieu Deputies Searching For Pants Stuffing Bottle Bandit

The store has placed the thief's beverage of choice under lock and key and they have upgraded their security cameras and system. If I could offer this advice for store personnel too. Watch for customers who come in wearing waders or walking funny, or making clanking noises when they move. Trust me,

999KTDY.COM - 2018-10-19 03:54:30

WEATHER WITH BEN: Camille Stevens

Weather with Ben: Camille StevensLAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Camille Stevens did the weather broadcast for Weather with Ben on October 19.Camille is a 4th-grader at T.S. Cooley Elementary. Camille was nominated in second grade to be the weather spokeswoman for the school.Camille loves softball and sci

KPLC TV - 2018-10-19 13:44:00

ICE Most Wanted fugitive, child predator caught in Louisiana

CHURCH POINT, LA (WAFB) - One of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operation's (ERO) Most Wanted fugitives was arrested Wednesday in central Louisiana. The man is a convicted child sex offender and is now facing more felony charges. Jose Melchor Martinez, aka

WAFB.COM - 2018-10-18 20:25:34

Woman claiming to be the victim of Medicare fraud warns others

“It’s terrible that we have people like this out there," says Peggy, who asked that we not use her last name. “It makes me feel, you know, how could I fall into that?”


Mexican national pleads guilty to transporting nine illegal immigrants in Calcasieu

According to the plea, law enforcement officers conducted a traffic stop while Juarez-Peralta was traveling west along I-10 in Sulphur on June 7, 2018.

KPLC TV - 2018-10-18 19:37:00

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


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

Home Invasion Reported in Lake Charles, One Arrest Made So Far

As the Lake Charles Police Department searches for more suspects in connection to a home invasion on Tuesday, October, 16, one person has been arrested.It was at approximately 10:37 pm when LCPD was called out to the Fairview Crossing Apartment complex, located at 4259 5th Ave in reference to the ho


Jennings woman arrested for DWI

Jefferson Davis Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to a call of a vehicle in the ditch on Hwy 102. Deputies discovered the driver, Tory Lynn Reed, 40, of 22351 Panchoville Rd., Jennings was still behind the wheel. Reed was charged with Driving while intoxicated, attempted simple escape and possessi

KADN.COM - 2018-10-18 19:19:23

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

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain chances go up slightly on Friday and Saturday prior to our cold front

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Today should be a nice day with the pretty blue sky returning and with the sunshine back. As a result, there will be warmer temperatures in the afternoon. Everyone should reach the 70s this afternoon. Even better news is that the rain will be unlikely today. There will only

KPLC TV - 2018-10-18 19:19:00