Saturday, April 30, 2016

Cold Case: 2002 homicide of Jeffery Veazea - KPLC-TV


Cold Case: 2002 homicide of Jeffery Veazea
KPLC-TV
Lake Charles Police detectives continue to reopen homicide investigations that have gone cold. One of those cases is the March 2002 unsolved shooting death of Jeffery Veazea. Without substantial leads or suspects, police hope revisiting these cases ...



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Cold Case: 2002 homicide of Jeffery Veazea - KPLC-TV


Cold Case: 2002 homicide of Jeffery Veazea
KPLC-TV
Lake Charles Police detectives continue to reopen homicide investigations that have gone cold. One of those cases is the March 2002 unsolved shooting death of Jeffery Veazea. Without substantial leads or suspects, police hope revisiting these cases ...



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La. Delegates chosen for Democratic National Convention - KPLC-TV


La. Delegates chosen for Democratic National Convention
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While you may not have seen signs in the yard or campaign commercials, there was an election Saturday. Delegates to represent Louisiana at the Democratic National Convention were chosen.

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Lake Charles police taking part in National Drug Take Back Day - KPLC-TV


Lake Charles police taking part in National Drug Take Back Day
KPLC-TV
The Lake Charles Police Department will take part in the Drug Enforcement Agency's annual National Drug Take Back Day on April 30. The police department's Community Policing Division will be in the Prien Lake Mall's southeast parking lot from 10 a.m ...

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Spring Art Walk a huge success in downtown Lake Charles - KPLC-TV


Spring Art Walk a huge success in downtown Lake Charles
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From vendors to musicians and plenty of attendees, the event started some 20 years ago. Many call it an art festival that's grown year after year. "I think art is a very essential part of any community, especially for children -creativity, learning, I ...

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Holocaust survivor teaches importance of forgiveness - KPLC-TV


Holocaust survivor teaches importance of forgiveness
KPLC-TV
It's part of the mobile library initiative by the Junior League of Lake Charles. Interested teachers can contact Melanie Dees at deesmelanie@yahoo.com. To help support next year's lecture series, donations can be made to the McNeese Foundation under ...

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Festivals, events, bring thousands to Lake Area - KPLC-TV


Festivals, events, bring thousands to Lake Area
KPLC-TV
From Contraband Days to LHSAA FastPitch 56 State Softball Tournament to Tour LaFitte, festivals and events in Southwest Louisiana can bring thousands of people to the Lake Area. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. But how do these events impact the community ...

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Spring Art Walk a huge success in downtown Lake Charles - KSLA-TV


Spring Art Walk a huge success in downtown Lake Charles
KSLA-TV
From vendors to musicians and plenty of attendees, the event started some 20 years ago. Many call it an art festival that's grown year after year. "I think art is a very essential part of any community, especially for children -creativity, learning, I ...



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LaGrange teen overcomes major health crisis - KPLC-TV


LaGrange teen overcomes major health crisis
KPLC-TV
From that point, they got transferred to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, where they stayed a week. They did everything they could for Wright but realized he needed to be transferred to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. "Thinking we were going for a ...



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Friday, April 29, 2016

Festival, events, bring thousands to Lake Area - KPLC-TV


Festival, events, bring thousands to Lake Area
KPLC-TV
From Contraband Days to LHSAA FastPitch 56 State Softball Tournament to Tour LaFitte, festivals and events in Southwest Louisiana can bring thousands of people to the Lake Area. But how do these events impact the community economically?



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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Cold Case: 2002 homicide of Jeffery Veazea - KPLC-TV


Cold Case: 2002 homicide of Jeffery Veazea
KPLC-TV
"I always say this at the end of my prayers, if it's your will Lord that I can find out whoever killed him in this life, I might not be able to see this, but just find out who did it," said Boutte. If you have any information about this cold case ...



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What's Going Around: hay fever - KPLC-TV


What's Going Around: hay fever
KPLC-TV
Seasonal allergies are affecting many sufferers who struggle with congestion, runny noses, and watery eyes. (Source: KPLC). SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -. Do allergy symptoms have you feeling under the weather? Recent rain has helped to settle some of the ...

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Lake Charles Residential Trash Bash - KSLA-TV


Lake Charles Residential Trash Bash
KSLA-TV
Lake Charles' annual trash bash took place this morning at Chennault International Airport. Several local organizations volunteered their time to help collect the community's unwanted items. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Residents were able to drop off ...

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WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Digital driver's license? - KPLC-TV


WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Digital driver's license?
KPLC-TV
A Lake Charles native is giving ice cream cones a whole new purpose, and his invention is gaining national attention. KPLC'S Erika Ferrando will join us to talk about how he was featured on a nationally televised show. You can also see more HERE.



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I-10 westbound closed in Lake Charles - KATC Lafayette News


I-10 westbound closed in Lake Charles
KATC Lafayette News
UPDATE: Both east bound and west bound lanes of I-10 are now open. The roadway is now clear. I-10 EB is now open in both lanes in Lake Charles. Both WB lanes are closed due to a crash involving multiple vehicles. AVOID I-10 EB AND WB at Ryan St. in ...



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WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Digital driver's license? - KPLC-TV


WATCH LIVE AT NOON: Digital driver's license?
KPLC-TV
A Lake Charles native is giving ice cream cones a whole new purpose, and his invention is gaining national attention. KPLC'S Erika Ferrando will join us to talk about how he was featured on a nationally televised show. You can also see more HERE.



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Adventurous dining in Lake Charles - Tvilletimes


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Adventurous dining in Lake Charles
Tvilletimes
After a day on the range practicing for the Crawfish Cup Action Pistol Match, we were hungry and looking for something good. We were in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and we wanted food that was local. We located a chain of restaurants created by an artist ...



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Man stopped near Lake Charles pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens - KPLC-TV


Man stopped near Lake Charles pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens
KPLC-TV
When Border Patrol agents stopped Soriano's vehicle near Lake Charles on December 22, 2015, he had four passengers with him, according to a news release from the United State's Attorney's Office. All four admitted to being in the United States illegally.
Man from El Salvador pleads guilty to smuggling illegal aliens for profitKATC Lafayette News

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Man stopped near Lake Charles pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens - KPLC-TV


Man stopped near Lake Charles pleads guilty to transporting illegal aliens
KPLC-TV
When Border Patrol agents stopped Soriano's vehicle near Lake Charles on December 22, 2015, he had four passengers with him, according to a news release from the United State's Attorney's Office. All four admitted to being in the United States illegally.
Man from El Salvador pleads guilty to smuggling illegal aliens for profitKATC Lafayette News

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Pops and Rockets gourmet popsicles locally made - KPLC-TV


Pops and Rockets gourmet popsicles locally made
KPLC-TV
The brand Pops and Rockets is made right here in Lake Charles. It was started by two men with art and marketing backgrounds who wanted to try out their new hobby. Nick Villaume and Robby Austin both left Lake Charles after college and went their ...



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Lake Charles police taking part in National Drug Take Back Day - KPLC-TV


Lake Charles police taking part in National Drug Take Back Day
KPLC-TV
The Lake Charles Police Department will take part in the Drug Enforcement Agency's annual National Drug Take Back Day on April 30. The police department's Community Policing Division will be in the Prien Lake Mall's southeast parking lot from 10 a.m ...

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Weekly wrapup: Lake Charles Country Club wins LGA club team title - The Advocate


Weekly wrapup: Lake Charles Country Club wins LGA club team title
The Advocate
Lake Charles Country Club went wire-to-wire to win the LGA club team championship title at Money Hill Golf and Country Club in Abita Springs over the weekend. It was the first LGA club team title in the club's 97-year history. The six-man team of Billy ...

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Lake Charles man pleads guilty to failing to update his sex offender registration - Shreveport Times


Lake Charles man pleads guilty to failing to update his sex offender registration
Shreveport Times
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Lake Charles resident formerly from Texas pleaded guilty last week to failing to update his sex offender registration. John L. Edwards, 59, of Lake Charles, pleaded guilty Friday before U.S. ...



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Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward - Virginian-Pilot


Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward
Virginian-Pilot
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — After more than 13 years of delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs says it will build a new 24,000-square-foot outpatient clinic in Lake Charles. Mayor's Armed Forces Commission member Jim Jackson calls it a win for ...

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Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward - KATC Lafayette News


Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward
KATC Lafayette News
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - After more than 13 years of delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs says it will build a new 24,000-square-foot outpatient clinic in Lake Charles. Mayor's Armed Forces Commission member Jim Jackson calls it a win for ...

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Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward - Virginian-Pilot


Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward
Virginian-Pilot
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — After more than 13 years of delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs says it will build a new 24,000-square-foot outpatient clinic in Lake Charles. Mayor's Armed Forces Commission member Jim Jackson calls it a win for ...



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Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward - Washington Times


Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward
Washington Times
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - After more than 13 years of delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs says it will build a new 24,000-square-foot outpatient clinic in Lake Charles. Mayor's Armed Forces Commission member Jim Jackson calls it a win for ...

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Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward - SFGate


Plans for Lake Charles VA outpatient clinic going forward
SFGate
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — After more than 13 years of delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs says it will build a new 24,000-square-foot outpatient clinic in Lake Charles. Mayor's Armed Forces Commission member Jim Jackson calls it a win for ...

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Lake Charles Residential Trash Bash - KSLA-TV


Lake Charles Residential Trash Bash
KSLA-TV
Lake Charles' annual trash bash took place this morning at Chennault International Airport. Several local organizations volunteered their time to help collect the community's unwanted items. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Residents were able to drop off ...

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Lake Charles man arrested after using counterfeit money during transaction - KPLC-TV


Lake Charles man arrested after using counterfeit money during transaction
KPLC-TV
Jeremiah Roscoe Moore (Source: Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office). JEFF DAVIS PARISH, LA (KPLC) -. Jefferson Davis deputies arrested a Lake Charles man Wednesday after he used counterfeit bills during a transaction, authorities said.

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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Prince performed two concerts in Lake Charles in early '80s - KSLA-TV


Prince performed two concerts in Lake Charles in early '80s
KSLA-TV
The 1980 "Fire It Up Tour," featuring Rick James and "special guest star" Prince, made a one-night stop at the Lake Charles Civic Center on March 30, 1980. He performed at the Civic Center again - this time as the headliner of the "Prince 1999 Tour ...

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Lake Charles man arrested after using counterfeit money during transaction - KSLA-TV


Lake Charles man arrested after using counterfeit money during transaction
KSLA-TV
Jeremiah Roscoe Moore (Source: Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office). JEFF DAVIS PARISH, LA (KPLC) -. Jefferson Davis deputies arrested a Lake Charles man Wednesday after he used counterfeit bills during a transaction, authorities said.

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Teen shoots man in face in Lake Charles theft - KATC Lafayette News


Teen shoots man in face in Lake Charles theft
KATC Lafayette News
Lake Charles Police Department were called to the 1200 Block of Broad Street at 9:32 p.m. on Thursday April 14, 2016 in response to a shooting. Upon arrival, offers say they located the victim a 45-year-old man who had been shot in the face. After and ...
LCPD: Teen attempts to rob man in Lake Charles, then shoots him in the faceKSLA-TV

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UPDATE: Lake Charles man who died in Vermilion crash was probably impaired - KPLC-TV


UPDATE: Lake Charles man who died in Vermilion crash was probably impaired
KPLC-TV
A Lake Charles man who died Monday morning in a fatal crash on La. 339 in Vermilion Parish was probably impaired, state police said. Impairment, speed and not wearing a seat belt are suspected factors in the crash during which Hoang Nguyen, 30, was ...



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Importance of knowing your calcium score - KPLC-TV


Importance of knowing your calcium score
KPLC-TV
... have instituted workplace wellness programs to educate employees on their health and encourage them to lead healthier lives. One of those programs, a partnership between Turner Industries in Sulphur and CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital in Lake Charles ...

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Lake Charles renters concerned with prices - KSLA-TV


Lake Charles renters concerned with prices
KSLA-TV
There's no shortage of 'For Rent' or 'Now Leasing' signs across Lake Charles, but it's how much rent is that's becoming a concern. "I knew housing would be more expensive. But it just shocked me how expensive it is," said Lauren Dauzat, a renter in ...

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Floods affect Louisiana farmers - KPLC-TV


Floods affect Louisiana farmers
KPLC-TV
A report by the LSU Ag Center estimates the March flooding will cost Louisiana farmers at least $10 million in lost revenue and damages. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. According to Jimmy Meaux, a county agent with Calcasieu Parish's LSU Ag Center, the ...

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UPDATE: Lake Charles man who died in Vermilion crash was probably impaired - KPLC-TV


UPDATE: Lake Charles man who died in Vermilion crash was probably impaired
KPLC-TV
A Lake Charles man who died Monday morning in a fatal crash on La. 339 in Vermilion Parish was probably impaired, state police said. Impairment, speed and not wearing a seat belt are suspected factors in the crash during which Hoang Nguyen, 30, was ...



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Friday, April 22, 2016

Lake Charles renters concerned with prices - KPLC-TV


Lake Charles renters concerned with prices
KPLC-TV
There's no shortage of 'For Rent' or 'Now Leasing' signs across Lake Charles, but it's how much rent is that's becoming a concern. "I knew housing would be more expensive. But it just shocked me how expensive it is," said Lauren Dauzat, a renter in ...



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Lake Charles man killed in Vermilion Parish crash - The Daily Advertiser


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Lake Charles man killed in Vermilion Parish crash
The Daily Advertiser
Louisiana State Police, Troop I responded to a fatal crash on LA Highway 339 near Reno Road in Vermilion Parish on April 18, shortly before 12:25 a.m. The crash claimed the life of 30-year-old Hoang Nguyen of Lake Charles. The preliminary investigation ...
Lake Charles man dead after overnight fatal crash in Vermilion ParishKLFY
Lake Charles man dead in Vermilion crashKPLC-TV
Lake Charles man dies in high-speed car crash in Vermilion ParishThe Advocate

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Lake Charles VA clinic back on track - KATC Lafayette News


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Lake Charles VA clinic back on track
KATC Lafayette News
After several delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that construction is now on track for the Lake Charles Community Based Outpatient Clinic. In March, the VA announced that the clinic's projected opening date of Winter 2016 had been ...



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Importance of knowing your calcium score - KPLC-TV


Importance of knowing your calcium score
KPLC-TV
... have instituted workplace wellness programs to educate employees on their health and encourage them to lead healthier lives. One of those programs, a partnership between Turner Industries in Sulphur and CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital in Lake Charles ...



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SPECIAL REPORT: Craft beer industry hits Lake Charles - KSLA-TV


SPECIAL REPORT: Craft beer industry hits Lake Charles
KSLA-TV
"Lake Charles has really been lacking a good craft beer scene," said Ahmed. "I think the biggest thing here is the fact that there's so many, so much good beer around and there's just not enough supply," added Sawyer. But The Brew Shop isn't the only ...

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Prince performs two concerts in Lake Charles in early '80s - KSLA-TV


Prince performs two concerts in Lake Charles in early '80s
KSLA-TV
The 1980 "Fire It Up Tour," featuring Rick James and "special guest star" Prince, made a one-night stop at the Lake Charles Civic Center on March 30, 1980. He performed at the Civic Center again - this time as the headliner of the "Prince 1999 Tour ...

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Lake Charles man dead after overnight fatal crash in Vermilion Parish - KLFY


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Lake Charles man dead after overnight fatal crash in Vermilion Parish
KLFY
VERMILION PARISH, La. (KLFY) – A Lake Charles man is dead following a crash in Vermilion Parish. State Police responded to the scene shortly before 12:25 a.m. on LA 339 near Reno Road. A preliminary investigation revealed that Martin Nguyen, 31, ...
Lake Charles man killed in Vermilion Parish crashThe Daily Advertiser
Lake Charles man dead in Vermilion crashKPLC-TV
Lake Charles man dies in high-speed car crash in Vermilion ParishThe Advocate

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Craft beer industry hits Lake Charles - KPLC-TV


SPECIAL REPORT: Craft beer industry hits Lake Charles
KPLC-TV
"Lake Charles has really been lacking a good craft beer scene," said Ahmed. "I think the biggest thing here is the fact that there's so many, so much good beer around and there's just not enough supply," added Sawyer. But The Brew Shop isn't the only ...



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