Thursday, April 9, 2015

Lake Charles to get 'interim' VA clinic within six months - KPLC-TV


Lake Charles to get 'interim' VA clinic within six months
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"The (US Department of Veterans Affairs) continues to work diligently to obtain a lease award for a new Community Based Outpatient Clinic to serve the Veterans of Lake Charles," said Tammie Arnold, Public Affairs Officer for the Alexandria VA Health ...



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Lake Charles Symphony to perform April 11-12 - KPLC-TV


Lake Charles Symphony to perform April 11-12
KPLC-TV
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles Symphony will present a pair of concerts at the Rosa Hart Theatre inside the Lake Charles Civic Center this weekend. Saturday's performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. The set list includes "Afternoon of a ...



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LDWF to host Boating Lagniappe Day in Lake Charles - KPLC-TV


LDWF to host Boating Lagniappe Day in Lake Charles
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will host its annual Boating Education Lagniappe Day on May 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Lake Charles Civic Center. The free event will take place in the Contraband Room, ...



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Jeanerette officer dies in high speed chase - KPLC-TV


Jeanerette officer dies in high speed chase
KPLC-TV
IBERIA PARISH (KPLC) - ?Jeanerette police officer Juandre Gilliam died in a high speed chase late Tuesday night that ended in a crash on Saint Peter Road, south of U.S 182. According to investigators, officer Gilliam attempted to make a traffic stop on ...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Police: Pacers' Copeland stabbed outside NYC nightclub - KPLC-TV


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Police: Pacers' Copeland stabbed outside NYC nightclub
KPLC-TV
Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland (22) shoots around with his teammates before the start of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Indianapolis. (Source: AP/Doug McSchooler) ...
Report: Pacers' Copeland stabbed at NYC nightclubFox 29 Lake Charles

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Mostly cloudy and warm afternoon - KPLC-TV


Mostly cloudy and warm afternoon
KPLC-TV
Temperatures are on a steady rise this morning as some peeks of sunshine start to return to the area. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Thick cloud cover will dominate though with only limited sunshine through the afternoon. Temperatures are already ...



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Pacers' Copeland, wife stabbed outside NYC nightclub - KPLC-TV


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Pacers' Copeland, wife stabbed outside NYC nightclub
KPLC-TV
Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland (22) shoots around with his teammates before the start of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Indianapolis. (Source: AP/Doug McSchooler) ...
Report: Pacers' Copeland stabbed at NYC nightclubFox 29 Lake Charles

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Train collides with 18-wheeler near Rosepine - KPLC-TV


Train collides with 18-wheeler near Rosepine
KPLC-TV
The driver, Derrick Latson, 47, of Shreveport, was ticketed for failure to yield for a train. The UPS truck was going over the railroad tracks at Calhoun Dairy Drive and didn't see how close the train was, Anderson said. The crossing does not have ...



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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Cold Case Investigation: Disappearance of Londa Young - KPLC-TV


Cold Case Investigation: Disappearance of Londa Young
KPLC-TV
Even though she never met her, not a day goes by the Jenny Cutler Arrington doesn't think about her mother Londa Young. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. "I want to know things like... what was her favorite color? What kind of music did she listen to? Why was ...



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Healthy benefits of coffee - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Fox 29 Lake Charles

Healthy benefits of coffee
Fox 29 Lake Charles
Dr. Eric Snow says, "Coffee is probably one of the most popular drinks in America. We've got Starbucks, we've got all kinds of other coffee places." Depending on how many cups you have a day, it can have a great benefit on your health. "The big thing ...



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Mummy found in the mess - KPLC-TV


Mummy found in the mess
KPLC-TV
The center will be built in Lake Charles and will be dedicated to educating people on preparing for and learning from devastating storms. We'll tell you about the latest developments at noon, and you can read more about the proposed facility HERE.



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Monday, April 6, 2015

Vehicle crashes into dorm at McNeese State - KPLC-TV


Vehicle crashes into dorm at McNeese State
KPLC-TV
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A pick-up truck crashed into the Bel Gardens dorm on the McNeese State campus around 5 p.m. Monday. It happened near the intersection of McNeese and Common streets. Since, it's spring break this week, no students were in ...



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Entrepreneurs wanted for 2015 "Business Pitch Competition" - KPLC-TV


Entrepreneurs wanted for 2015 "Business Pitch Competition"
KPLC-TV
"We went from being not really known... we had our existing customer base, but people really didn't know about us in Lake Charles yet," said Buffi Kocik, Buffi's Peaux Boys owner. Like they do with all their clients, WAITR posted pictures of Buffi's menu.



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Badgers, Blue Devils settling national championship - KPLC-TV


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Badgers, Blue Devils settling national championship
KPLC-TV
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Wisconsin's Josh Gasser runs to the court before the NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament championship game against Duke Monday, April 6, 2015, in Indianapolis.
Wisconsin, back for secondsFox 29 Lake Charles

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Victim in weekend homicide identified - KPLC-TV


Victim in weekend homicide identified
KPLC-TV
"He was transported to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital to be evaluated (but he) was released at 10:10 a.m. for being uncooperative with medical staff." Kraus said Glover called authorities back about 12 hours later and claimed his sister had died ...



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Meet MaciFest's Maci Fontenot - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Meet MaciFest's Maci Fontenot
Fox 29 Lake Charles
Maci Fontenot is your typical 11-year-old who has made quite the impact on the Lake Area with MaciFest. An idea that she came up with when she was just seven-years-old. Maci says, "We decided to turn my birthday into a fundraiser so some of the funds ...



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Sunday, April 5, 2015

Suspect's name released in Friday night homicide - KPLC-TV


Suspect's name released in Friday night homicide
KPLC-TV
Ernest Glover, 51, was arrested early Saturday morning by Lake Charles Police after a woman was found dead in an apparent homicide Friday night. Deputy Chief Mark Kraus with the Lake Charles Police Department said officers responded to a call at 10:08 ...



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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Mother speaks on Autism Awareness Month - KPLC-TV


Mother speaks on Autism Awareness Month
KPLC-TV
You may see blue lights on porches and outside businesses in the Lake Area this month as awareness is being raised around the world for Autism. April is Autism Awareness Month, and a mother of an Autistic boy, Wanda LeBert, says the month is important ...



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FOX29 Friend of the Week April 3rd - Fox 29 Lake Charles


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FOX29 Friend of the Week April 3rd
Fox 29 Lake Charles
Congratulations to Angela Marras in Lake Charles. She is our FOX29 Friend of the Week for April 3rd and is the winner of 4 General Admission tickets to MaciFest: A night of inspiration with Tim Tebow. The prize is valued at $140. If you want to become ...



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Friday, April 3, 2015

Man hit by train in Sulphur identified - KPLC-TV


Man hit by train in Sulphur identified
KPLC-TV
Estess said Bird was taken to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital and is listed in stable condition. Bird was carrying a backpack full of clothes and beer, police said. Sulphur resident Ashley Delcambre spoke to Bird just minutes before he was struck. "I ...



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Heat sensitive socks for diabetics - KPLC-TV


Heat sensitive socks for diabetics
KPLC-TV
She found an envelope containing $1,300 at the restaurant where she works, and she quickly did the right thing. You can read about it HERE. You had to be quick to pick up on the Easter egg goodies at a big Easter egg hunt at the Lake Charles Civic Center.



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Thursday, April 2, 2015

GO Group will Hold Public Meeting - Fox 29 Lake Charles


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GO Group will Hold Public Meeting
Fox 29 Lake Charles
The public meeting is scheduled to be held at 6 p.m. in the Buccaneer Room of the Lake Charles Civic Center. At the public meeting, the GO Group will introduce its new Director and will update the community on the progress it's made while working ...



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Lake Charles man dies in overnight crash near Iowa - KATC Lafayette News


Lake Charles man dies in overnight crash near Iowa
KATC Lafayette News
An overnight single-vehicle crash near the town of Iowa has claimed the life of a Lake Charles man and has seriously injured a Lake Charles woman. According to State Police, troopers responded about 2 a.m. today to a single-vehicle crash on U.S ...
One dead, one injured in overnight single-vehicle crashKPLC-TV

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Bomb threats shared electronically close schools - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles ... - KPLC-TV


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Bomb threats shared electronically close schools - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles ...
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(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File). FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, students pass by Seven Lakes High School after being evacuated and released from school for the day after a bomb squad was called to the school after a potentially explosive device.

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Carman schedules April show in Lake Charles - Orange Leader


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Carman schedules April show in Lake Charles
Orange Leader
LAKE CHARLES, La. — Award winning Christian artist Carman is headed to Southwest Louisiana this month for a special concert. Carman will perform at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 19 at Glad Tidings, 3400 Texas St. in Lake Charles, La. Tickets are on sale now ...



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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

City of Lake Charles looks to outside group to help manage growth - KPLC-TV


City of Lake Charles looks to outside group to help manage growth
KPLC-TV
The company assembled a team to help with issues in Lake Charles following Hurricanes Katrina, Rita & Ike. According to Mayor Roach, the city has worked with the consulting group in the past and they are very experienced with this type of work. However ...



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Vernon deputies investigating desecration of tomb - KPLC-TV


Vernon deputies investigating desecration of tomb
KPLC-TV
VERNON PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Deputies with the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating the desecration of a tomb at a local cemetery. The sheriff's office received a complaint on Monday regarding property damage at the cemetery. Upon arrival ...

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Cowboys hold first scrimmage of spring Wednesday - KPLC-TV


Cowboys hold first scrimmage of spring Wednesday
KPLC-TV
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The McNeese State Cowboys were set to go through their first of three scrimmages of the spring on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. in Cowboy Stadium. The scrimmage, which is free and open to the public, is expected to last ...



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Lake Charles man robbed, pistol whipped and shot, three arrested - KPLC-TV


Lake Charles man robbed, pistol whipped and shot, three arrested
KPLC-TV
Detectives learned that the victim and his friend were at a Lake Charles apartment complex on March 27 when Carroll approached the victim. He was armed with a handgun, and demanded money. He robbed the victim and then, pistol-whipped him about the ...



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DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival poster revealed - KPLC-TV


DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival poster revealed
KPLC-TV
The festival, which benefits Parkinson disease awareness and support programs, is scheduled for Friday-Saturday, April 10-11 in downtown Lake Charles. Organizers also announced the musical lineup for the event. Musicians set to perform include Chris ...

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California governor orders mandatory water restrictions - KPLC-TV


California governor orders mandatory water restrictions
KPLC-TV
ECHO LAKE, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials Wednesday to impose mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as the state grapples with a serious drought. In an executive order, Brown ordered the state ...

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Light It Up Blue for autism - Fox 29 Lake Charles


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Light It Up Blue for autism
Fox 29 Lake Charles
Kayce Pourcia, with the Junior League of Lake Charles, says, "We are distributing bulbs to companies that are participating up and down Ryan Street, kind of all over the community. And blue is the color for autism awareness and we really wanted to show ...

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Walking path opens at Prien Lake Park - KPLC-TV


Walking path opens at Prien Lake Park
KPLC-TV
The AHA, CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach attended the opening. Officials said the walking path program, sponsored by CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital, provides safe and accessible walking ...



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Light It Up Blue for autism - Fox 29 Lake Charles


Fox 29 Lake Charles

Light It Up Blue for autism
Fox 29 Lake Charles
Kayce Pourcia, with the Junior League of Lake Charles, says, "We are distributing bulbs to companies that are participating up and down Ryan Street, kind of all over the community. And blue is the color for autism awareness and we really wanted to show ...



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