Friday, January 31, 2014

Westlake business robbed, suspect in custody - KPLC-TV


Westlake business robbed, suspect in custody
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Students at A. A. Nelson Elementary in Lake Charles celebrated their 100th day of school by giving back to the community. They sponsored their third annual food drive on Friday, and students collectedMore >>. Students at A. A. Nelson Elementary in Lake ...



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Man buried upright on Harley Davidson - KPLC-TV


Man buried upright on Harley Davidson
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MECHANICSBURG, OH (WBNS/CNN) - An Ohio man got his wish this week - to be buried on his 1967 motorcycle. Billy Standley was perched on his bike in a Plexiglas casket. Standley started planning this 18 years ago. It took five embalmers, three extra ...

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One dies in Lake Charles as winter mix moves across La. - The Advocate


San Francisco Chronicle

One dies in Lake Charles as winter mix moves across La.
The Advocate
State police were working several major accidents Friday with at least one person killed in the Lake Charles area. Another accident on Interstate 49 northbound at La. Highway 29 in St. Landry Parish had all northbound lanes closed for several hours.
200 accidents, 2 weather-related deaths in La.KPLC-TV
Icy roads factor in 2 Louisiana highway deathsFox 29 Lake Charles
200 accidents, 2 weather-related deaths in LouisianaNOLA.com

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Police looking for purse snatchers - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Police looking for purse snatchers
Fox 29 Lake Charles
The girl turned herself in to the Lake Charles Police. She could face multiple charges. Authorities say there could be other suspects in the investigation. Cases have been reported in parking lots in Moss Bluff and Lake Charles. The suspects vehicle ...

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Army couple flew Apache helicopters in Afghanistan - KPLC-TV


Army couple flew Apache helicopters in Afghanistan
KPLC-TV
Students at A. A. Nelson Elementary in Lake Charles celebrated their 100th day of school by giving back to the community. They sponsored their third annual food drive on Friday, and students collectedMore >>. Students at A. A. Nelson Elementary in Lake ...



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Lake Area restaurants incorporate tabletop technology; increase digital dining - KPLC-TV


Lake Area restaurants incorporate tabletop technology; increase digital dining
KPLC-TV
From touch screen menus to tip calculators, Lake Area residents may be using some new technology when going out for dinner. "It lets the guest be very interactive with their dining experience," said General Manager of Chili's in Lake Charles Thomas Loupe.

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Preservationists mark "Lost Landmarks" of Lake Charles - KPLC-TV


Preservationists mark "Lost Landmarks" of Lake Charles
KPLC-TV
How would you like to visit places in Lake Charles where Fats Domino, Ray Charles and James Brown performed-- or the hotel where General and Mrs Eisenhower and Jack and Jackie Kennedy stayed... Or the theater where Houdini did his magic.

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Pope Francis graces cover of 'Rolling Stone' - KPLC-TV


Pope Francis graces cover of 'Rolling Stone'
KPLC-TV
Pope Francis graces cover of 'Rolling Stone' - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH BY Google. HOME · Mobile Alerts · Video · Focus on Health · Obituaries · KPLC Links · Hurricane Center · 7News Sunrise · A Better SWLA ...

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Counting the homeless brings in more funding - KPLC-TV


Counting the homeless brings in more funding
KPLC-TV
Students at A. A. Nelson Elementary in Lake Charles celebrated their 100th day of school by giving back to the community. They sponsored their third annual food drive on Friday, and students collectedMore >>. Students at A. A. Nelson Elementary in Lake ...



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CPSO: Purse snatching suspect in custody - KPLC-TV


CPSO: Purse snatching suspect in custody
KPLC-TV
Mancuso said the girl turned herself in to the Lake Charles Police and could face charges of attempted purse snatching, cruelty to the infirmed and possibly other charges. Authorities are pursuing video surveillance and said their could be other suspects.

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Miss Rodeo America visits Lake Charles - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Miss Rodeo America visits Lake Charles
Fox 29 Lake Charles
You won't want to miss all of the festivities! Nicholson says, "Fans that come out to Lake Charles for the rodeo can see calf roping, barrel racing, there's a barrel man, bull riding. Just so many things that will entertain anyone in the family from ...



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Lake Charles Fire Dept., city open contract talks - Daily Comet


Lake Charles Fire Dept., city open contract talks
Daily Comet
The relationship between the Lake Charles Fire Department and the city over the last few years has been rocky, to say the least. The American Press reports ( http://bit.ly/1eOXZNb) the department has been operating without a contract for more than two ...

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Miles lifts Cent Arkansas past McNeese St. 76-75 - News & Observer


Miles lifts Cent Arkansas past McNeese St. 76-75
News & Observer
LAKE CHARLES, La. — LaQuentin Miles scored 15 points and converted a three-point play with 1 second left to lift Central Arkansas past McNeese State 76-75 Thursday night. The Bears (5-14, 2-6 Southland Conference) shot 47.3 percent from the field and ...
Sugar Bears dominate McNeese State for fifth straight winLog Cabin Democrat

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Miles lifts Cent Arkansas past McNeese St. 76-75 - MiamiHerald.com


Miles lifts Cent Arkansas past McNeese St. 76-75
MiamiHerald.com
LAKE CHARLES, La. -- LaQuentin Miles scored 15 points and converted a three-point play with 1 second left to lift Central Arkansas past McNeese State 76-75 Thursday night. The Bears (5-14, 2-6 Southland Conference) shot 48.1 percent from the field and ...
Sugar Bears dominate McNeese State for fifth straight winLog Cabin Democrat
McNeese State hosts Central Arkansas in a Thursday SLC doubleheaderSportsNOLA.com

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Gas flowing from rig off La. coast - KPLC-TV


Gas flowing from rig off La. coast
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Crews lost control of a natural gas well being drilled off the Louisiana coast Thursday, but officials say no injuries or pollution have been reported and efforts are underway to stop the flow of gas. The Bureau of Safety and ...

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I Wanna Know: Sirens - KPLC-TV


I Wanna Know: Sirens
KPLC-TV
Many people are asking what the alarm was that sounded across downtown Lake Charles on Sunday night. KPLC viewers reported that the siren could be heard as far as 13th St. Dick Gremillion, Calcasieu Director Office of Homeland Security, said that the ...

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Canucks' Santorelli has shoulder surgery - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Canucks' Santorelli has shoulder surgery
Fox 29 Lake Charles
Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Vancouver Canucks announced that center Mike Santorelli underwent season-ending surgery Thursday to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder. Santorelli suffered the injury during a game at Phoenix on Jan. 16 and ...

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Authorities seeking suspects involved in attempted purse snatchings - KPLC-TV


Authorities seeking suspects involved in attempted purse snatchings
KPLC-TV
In both incidents, the suspects were seen driving the vehicle in the attached surveillance photo. The Lake Charles Police Department is also investigating a similar incident that occurred at a grocery store at the corner of 12th and Common St. in Lake ...

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LNG project moving along at swift pace - MiamiHerald.com


LNG project moving along at swift pace
MiamiHerald.com
The president of Magnolia LNG updated Lake Charles Port Board members on the company's estimated $3.5 billion liquefied natural gas project and presented a check to extend the company's lease with the port for a year. Maurice Brand said the midscale ...

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LNG project moving along at swift pace - Modesto Bee


LNG project moving along at swift pace
Modesto Bee
dealsaver. LAKE CHARLES, La. — The president of Magnolia LNG updated Lake Charles Port Board members on the company's estimated $3.5 billion liquefied natural gas project and presented a check to extend the company's lease with the port for a year.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Magnolia LNG's Lake Charles export facility to be 'most efficient in world' - KPLC-TV


Proactive Investors USA & Canada

Magnolia LNG's Lake Charles export facility to be 'most efficient in world'
KPLC-TV
Magnolia LNG President, Maurice Brand, made a trip to Lake Charles Wednesday to give an update on their project before the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners. "We're building a green energy project of 8 million tons ...
Magnolia LNG taps Kinder Morgan unit for gas transportOil & Gas Journal
Liquefied Natural Gas Limited signs binding pipeline deal for MagnoliaProactive Investors USA & Canada
Magnolia LNG signs definitive pipeline capacity agreementOilVoice (press release)

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Calcasieu schools checked for cold weather problems - KPLC-TV


Calcasieu schools checked for cold weather problems
KPLC-TV
The Board of Commissioners of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District held a special meeting tonight. Representatives from Magnolia LNG attended and gave an update on the MLNG Project, sayingMore >>. The Board of Commissioners of the Lake ...



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Police: Maryland mall shooter wrote intention note - KPLC-TV


Police: Maryland mall shooter wrote intention note
KPLC-TV
The man accused of the Maryland mall shooter wrote of intention to kill people. (Source: CNN). BALTIMORE, MD (CNN) – Maryland police say the man who killed two people and then shot himself inside a shopping mall wrote about killing people in his ...

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Ind. lake search for missing doctor turns up nothing - ABC7Chicago.com


ABC7Chicago.com

Ind. lake search for missing doctor turns up nothing
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January 29, 2014 (PORTER, Ind.) (WLS) -- Several police agencies searched Lake Charles in northwest Indiana last week for clues in the case of a missing Michigan doctor. Police said the search did not yield any results. Doctor Taleka Patrick of ...
NW Ind. lake search linked to SW Mich. doc's disappearanceWSBT-TV
Indiana State Police search lake for missing Mich. doctornwitimes.com
Lake Search Turns Up No Signs of Missing DoctorNBC Chicago
Chesterton Tribune
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Weathering the Storm - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Weathering the Storm
Fox 29 Lake Charles
I-210 was closed for this event and although it may have been an inconvenience to some folks, those resources were used to keep I-10 open, 171 between Lake Charles and Moss Bluff, and other priority corridors open with as little ice as possible on them ...
Storm update: No power outages, one wreck reportedAmerican Press

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Lafayette-Lake Charles Notebook: St. Thomas More's Kendall Johnson commits ... - NOLA.com


Lafayette-Lake Charles Notebook: St. Thomas More's Kendall Johnson commits ...
NOLA.com
St. Thomas More standout Kendall Johnson verbally committed to Nevada this week after visiting the University over the weekend. The talented senior played both wide receiver and defensive back at St. Thomas More, but is expected to be used strictly at ...

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ISP search Lake Charles for missing Kalamazoo woman - WSBT-TV


ISP search Lake Charles for missing Kalamazoo woman
WSBT-TV
Her gold 1997 Lexus was found later that night abandoned on I-94, just eat of the Porter/Burns Harbor exit -- which is adjacent to Lake Charles. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department in Michigan assisted with the search. They department has a ...



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Hobo Hotel seeking donations for art auction - KPLC-TV


Hobo Hotel seeking donations for art auction
KPLC-TV
LifeShare will open its donation center at 214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr., Lake Charles from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday. There is an urgent need for blood donors to lift the supply after donations dropped dueMore >>. LifeShare will open its donation center ...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Shelters at maximum capacity Tuesday - KPLC-TV


Shelters at maximum capacity Tuesday
KPLC-TV
The winter storm watch has been upgraded to a winter storm warning by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. The warning is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday night. Initially someMore >>. Now that precipitation has ended over ...

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Salvation Army to use overflow cots - KPLC-TV


Salvation Army to use overflow cots
KPLC-TV
The thermometer read 25 degrees at the Salvation Army in Lake Charles this afternoon. Salvation Army officials say all 30 beds are already full. They have overflow cots ready for tonight when they expect more people to come in looking for shelter. They ...

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Crime Roundup: Sex offender arrested in Sulphur - KPLC-TV


Crime Roundup: Sex offender arrested in Sulphur
KPLC-TV
A warming center is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. at the Purple Heart Memorial Recreation Center in Lake Charles, according to Mayor Randy Roach. The facility is located near Chennault International AirportMore >>. A warming center is scheduled to open ...

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Statewide Winter Advisory and Road Closures - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Statewide Winter Advisory and Road Closures
Fox 29 Lake Charles
As freezing temperatures are expected to remain across several areas of the state for an extended period of time, Troopers continue to monitor interstate systems and area roadways for ice patches and unsafe driving conditions. Currently, icy conditions ...

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Axiall targets late March restart for Lake Charles PHH VCM unit - Platts


Axiall targets late March restart for Lake Charles PHH VCM unit
Platts
Houston (Platts)--28Jan2014/308 pm EST/2008 GMT. Axiall plans bring its PHH VCM at Lake Charles, Louisiana back online in the last week of March and expects tp lift the associated force majeure in April, the company said in a letter to customers Tuesday.



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Gov. Jindal declares state of emergency, outlines expectations - KPLC-TV


Gov. Jindal declares state of emergency, outlines expectations
KPLC-TV
A warming center is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. at the Purple Heart Memorial Recreation Center in Lake Charles, according to Mayor Randy Roach. The facility is located near Chennault International AirportMore >>. A warming center is scheduled to open ...

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Jeff Davis fugitive arrested - KPLC-TV


Jeff Davis fugitive arrested
KPLC-TV
The winter storm watch has been upgraded to a winter storm warning by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. The warning is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday night. Initially someMore >>. The winter storm watch has been upgraded ...



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Monday, January 27, 2014

Boaters could see longer hours at Saltwater Barrier - KPLC-TV


Boaters could see longer hours at Saltwater Barrier
KPLC-TV
But the Calcasieu parish Police Jury approved a funding agreement between the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the Port of Lake Charles, and the City of Lake Charles to extend the hours. It's a $150,000 agreement for a two-year period. With the ...

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Preparedness tips for winter weather - KPLC-TV


Preparedness tips for winter weather
KPLC-TV
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. The watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night. A wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, andMore >>. A winter storm watch has been issued by the ...
Snow, sleet, freezing rain to hit SETX TuesdayThe Port Arthur News

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Cameron man sentenced in Texas bank robbery - KPLC-TV


Cameron man sentenced in Texas bank robbery
KPLC-TV
The winter storm watch has been upgraded to a winter storm warning by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. The warning is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday night. Initially someMore >>. The winter storm watch has been upgraded ...

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Winter Storm Warning in effect - KPLC-TV


Latino Post

Winter Storm Warning in effect
KPLC-TV
The winter storm watch has been upgraded to a winter storm warning by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. The warning is in effect from early Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning. Initially some sleet and freezing rain will be possible ...
Snow, sleet, freezing rain to hit SETX TuesdayThe Port Arthur News
Winter Storm Warning in effect from 6:00 am Tuesday to 6:00 am Wednesday.FOX 15
Another winter storm moving into the area TuesdaySulphur Southwest Daily News
Beaumont Enterprise
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Local hospital renamed - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Local hospital renamed
Fox 29 Lake Charles
A local hospital has a new name. Effective yesterday, Women and Children's Hospital has changed its name to Lake Area Medical Center. The hospital will offer the same services and programs, but under the new name. CEO, Bryan Bateman, says, "Lake ...



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Additional arrest made in Rayne inmate escape - KPLC-TV


Additional arrest made in Rayne inmate escape
KPLC-TV
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. The watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night. A wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, andMore >>. A winter storm watch has been issued by the ...
Snow, sleet, freezing rain to hit SETX TuesdayThe Port Arthur News
Rice trade show, meetings canceledThe Advocate
Winter weather cancels Jan. 28 Louisiana rice meetingsDelta Farm Press

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Most Lafayette area schools to close on Friday because of icy conditions - The Advocate


NBCNews.com

Most Lafayette area schools to close on Friday because of icy conditions
The Advocate
... rain later in the afternoon. The National Weather Service Lake Charles office was forecasting snow in Avoyelles, Evangeline and St. Landry parishes while areas such as Lafayette, St. Martin Parish and St. Mary Parish would get more sleet and ...
Light snow or sleet could coat Southeast Texas late ThursdayBeaumont Enterprise

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List of school, road and other closures - KPLC-TV


List of school, road and other closures
KPLC-TV
The sirens heard around Lake Charles at 9:15 p.m. Sunday were a security alarm that went off at the National Guard Armory, city police said. Spokesman Larry Moss said officers were called to the armory,More >>. The loud sirens heard around Lake Charles ...

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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Winter Storm Watch in effect - KPLC-TV


Houston Chronicle

Winter Storm Watch in effect
KPLC-TV
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in Lake Charles. The watch is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday night. A wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow is expected to develop across the area early ...
Winter Weather Advisories12NewsNow.Com

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