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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

Were you 'Seen' at the Women's March?

Kim Brent Published 8:32 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 Were you 'Seen' at the Women's March? 1 / 77 Marchers chanted as they made their way up Calder Avenue during the Women's March hosted by Golden Triangle Indivisible in Beaumont Saturday. The event is one of many taking place throughout the nat

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-21 02:30:37

Photographs and Memories: Statement on honey brought beekepers' rebuke

It turns out that before 1900, the cultivation of sugar cane and production of molasses and granulated sugar was not the only sweet industry in coastal Louisiana. There were commercial apiarists, honey farmers, "beekeepers," enough that a few kept abreast of that industry nationally. A Lafourche bee

DAILY COMET - 2018-01-21 07:01:00

Two Beaumont high schools to merge to create 6-A school

BEAUMONT - The number of public high schools went from three to two overnight. The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers voted at their regular meeting on Thursday to merge Central High School with Ozen High School, creating a 6-A school. West Brook is the other 6-A public high scho

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:37:00

Two People Arrested for Endangering a Child

Haven Iglesias, a 22 year old Beaumont woman, was located inside of the vehicle, holding her 4 month old baby. Due to Sanders' reckless actions during the pursuit, as well as Iglesias holding the baby during the pursuit, they were both charged with Endangering a Child. Sanders and Iglesias were tran

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 14:34:15

Man shot during dice game in Beaumont

Beaumont police are searching for a 26-year-old man who fired several shots at a 23-year-old man in disturbance stemming from a dice game at about 1:30 am Saturday, at 5080 Helbig Road, Plymouth Village. The victim was shot several times in the legs. The suspect left. The victim is expected to be

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 09:30:57

LCFD responds to Cherry Street house fire

The Lake Charles Fire Department responded to a house fire on Cherry Street. District Chief Charles Lee said LCFD received a call about the fire at 4:38 p.m. Lee says the house was vacant when they arrived. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

KPLC TV - 2018-01-20 23:51:43

Mayor pushing for more mentoring programs in Lake Charles

The topic of mentoring was on the mind of Lake Charles mayor Nic Hunter Saturday morning. Hunter met with local organization leaders to talk about expanding mentoring programs in the Lake Area. "The city is ready to invest in our youth, and we believe that the community is ready to partner with us

KPLC TV - 2018-01-21 01:47:48

Home In Jackson Alabama Destroyed By Fire

Jackson, AL (WKRG) - One home is destroyed and no injuries are reported after a Friday night fire in Jackson Alabama. Jackson Police Chief Jerry Taylor says the people living in the home were out at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. The Kimbrough street home is described as a total loss. Th

WKRG - 2018-01-20 13:39:39

MPD: Woman's vehicle shot nine times while driving on Cody Road

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A woman's vehicle was shot into nine times while driving north on Cody Road late Thursday evening. Mobile Police responded to the 6400 block of Biloxi Avenue around 10:30 p.m. in response to a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, police say the woman said she was dri

WKRG - 2018-01-19 21:33:37

Patrol Vehicle Struck By Unknown Driver

Authorities are searching for a vehicle and the driver who allegedly hit an Orange Beach Patrol vehicle Saturday morning. According to Orange Beach Police, around 9:07 a.m. an officer initiated a traffic stop on a dark green Honda Civic with black rims and Florida license plate for speeding. The unk

WKRG - 2018-01-20 18:22:20

He stole about $200. Now he has a bond of $75,000, police say

An 18-year-old Biloxi man has been arrested in connection with the burglary of a cell phone store. Biloxi police Major Chris De Back said Micheal Lee Jr. was arrested Friday on a charge of commercial burglary. The arrest stems from the Jan. 14 break in of Boost Mobile, which is located in the 1600 b

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-01-20 17:00:00

EXCLUSIVE: 10-year-old boy burned inside and out in one-in-a-million allergic reaction

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - An antibiotic that is prescribed every day, instead of helping, had a devastating effect on a 10-year-old boy in Mobile County. Tonight at 6, he shares his story only with News 5's Hayley Minogue. Hear why his parents want to spread awareness for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, a on

WKRG - 2018-01-19 23:48:24

Two men arrested after allegedly robbing a pizza delivery driver in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Two men are behind bars after allegedly robbing pizza delivery driver Thursday night. 22-year-old Jalon Moore and 28-year-old Andrew Roberts were arrested after police responded to a call of a Domino's Pizza delivery driver being robbed on Odette Avenue and Juanita Street arou

WKRG - 2018-01-19 22:01:37

South Alabama Women's March dings Trump, promotes women for political office

They came holding colorful signs promoting women's role in politics and in opposition of President Donald Trump and his agenda. And the women who marched around a public park in Mobile Saturday also joined together in chants, such as "Not the church. Not the state. Women must control their fate." Bu

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 23:23:39

MPD: Panhandler Attacked by Man with Box Cutter on I-65

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The Mobile Police Department arrested a man Wednesday that allegedly stabbed and threatened to kill a panhandler on the side of the interstate. 38-year-old Charles Stewart was arrested and booked into Mobile Metro Jail on charges of assault and menacing. As of Friday morning, S

WKRG - 2018-01-19 15:19:38

Man charged after ER incident

A man brought to Tennova Healthcare-Shelbyville due to what investigators call an altered mental state was charged with disorderly conduct after striking out at medical and law enforcement personnel attempting to calm him Thursday morning. Jason Sours allegedly struggled with ambulance personnel and

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Columbia police searching for burglary suspect

(Courtesy: Columbia Police Department) COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) - Columbia police need your help to find them man they believe is responsible for a burglary. If you have any information that can help them locate 20-year old Justin Blake Goatz you are asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Divi

WKRN - 2018-01-20 14:17:29

Caller: 'A bomb will explode'

Police are investigating a bomb threat that was made Friday morning against the US Bank building downtown. The caller stated, There is a bomb in the building, it is going to explode, Detective Lt. Brian Crews of the Shelbyville Police Department said. Crews said the caller is believed to have been a

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

No, please, no snow

Someone told me today I should write a column about fun in the snow. Not to be a downer, but there's not much about snow that I find fun these days. I think it's pretty and a far cry above the ugly and dull brown and yellow colors we're sick of by mid-January, but it's not fun. Writing a column abou

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 06:00:00