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SWLA Arrest Report - Oct. 2, 2022

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Oct. 2, 2022. Carlos Eduardo Hernandez, 20, Westlake: Contempt of court; production, manufacture, distribution, or possession of a Schedule II drug. Judy Stephanie Galicia, 22, Sulphur: Production, manufacture, distribution, or possession of a Schedule II drug. Ramon Munoz-Becerra, 30,...
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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Leonard, Morris earn royalty status at Little Cypress-Mauriceville Homecoming

Little Cypress-Mauriceville held its Homecoming festivities Friday night as the Bears took on Spring Legacy. Brooklyn Leonard captured Homecoming Queen honors while Da’Marion Morris was tabbed King. In front of a sold out crowd to celebrate their new turf field and their first home game of the season, the...
ORANGE, TX
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House Fire In West Orange

Sunday morning around 2am the West Orange Fire Dept. responded to a call of a structure fire at a home in an 800 block of Flint Street. Upon arrival firefighters found the back of the home heavily involved with flames and smoke coming from the residence. All three occupants and three animals were able to escape the residence unharmed. According to Fire Chief David Roberts the fire appears to have started from kids playing with matches.
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Aaliyah Stewart named Homecoming Queen at West Orange-Stark

Aaliyah Stewart, at right, was announced as the 2022 West Orange-Stark Homecoming Queen during halftime festivities of Friday’s game. Stewart is pictured with her father, Brodrick McGrew. The West Orange-Stark Mustangs trounced the Liberty Panthers, 53-8, in Friday’s District 9-4A Division II battle in front of a nice Homecoming...
WEST ORANGE, TX

Empty Vidor home destroyed by fire early Monday morning

VIDOR, Texas — An empty home went up in flames early Monday morning in Vidor. Firefighters from Orange County Emergency Services District One responded to the fire at about 5:15 a.m. Monday according to Fire Chief Robert Smith. When firefighters arrived the structure was already beginning to collapse. A...
VIDOR, TX
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Area man killed in 2-vehicle Bridge City crash

BRIDGE CITY — A Orange man was killed Friday following injuries suffered in an early evening two-vehicle crash in Bridge City. Authorities said the victim is 62-year-old Lancy Gibbs. According to police, the crash took place at FM 1442 and Bessie Heights Road and involved a Ford truck and...
BRIDGE CITY, TX
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Man Killed On Minibike

On Friday, September 30, 2022, at approximately 5:13 p.m., officers of the Bridge City Police Department where dispatched to the intersection of FM 1442 and Bessie Heights Road in Bridge City in reference to an accident involving an automobile and a minibike. Upon arrival to the scene, the operator of...
BRIDGE CITY, TX
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Sunrise Interview: Fashion with a Purpose

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is hosting the Fashion with Purpose Masquerade Gala at L’Auberge Casino Resort for the cancer fund this month. Michael Ardoin and Kimberly Eaves joined us this morning to give us all the details. The event will feature...
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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CPSO hosts annual Anti-Bullying Walk

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Hundreds gathered at the lakefront to show their support against bullying. “Everyone at some point struggles with mental health, you are not considered weak if you reach out because of your mental health,” PILOT club member, Julia Ogea said. The everyday struggle of mental...
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SWLA Arrest Report - Sept. 30, 2022

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report for Sept. 30, 2022. Jason Peyton Murphy, 23, Lake Charles: Resisting a police officer with force or violence; illegal possession of stolen things from $25,000 or more (2 counts); theft of a motor vehicle from $5,000 but less than $25,000; theft of a motor vehicle from $25,000 or more; unauthorized entry of a place of business.
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A warmer but still dry pattern takes shape this week

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - After a week of beautiful weather, we will have a warming trend take place starting Monday. An upper-level high pressure system, though fairly weak, will move closer to the area Monday into Tuesday. This will allow our temperatures to rise into the mid 80′s both days. Low temperatures will also not be as cool as the past week, but should still hang around the upper 50′s to low 60′s.
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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Ada O’Quain: Being able to give back has never felt like work

Ada O’Quain, 31, considers volunteerism “heart work.”. “It’s the stuff that feeds your soul and keeps you going,” she said. “Being able to give back to the community that means so much to me has never felt like work.”. “It has always been a joy.”
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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Murder Trial Starts for Calcasieu Parish Man

Calcasieu Parish, La - Prosecutors laid out their testimony Thursday morning in the trial of 43 year old Nathaniel Mitchell of Iowa, who allegedly murdered Zach Burton in July 2019 to cover up a murder in Baton Rouge. Burton was shot to death and his body burned and discovered at...
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Stewart WOS Homecoming Queen

At halftime of the West Orange -Stark football game Friday night, Aaliyah Stewart was crowned Homecoming Queen. Andrew Wilson had been crowned Homecoming King the night before during the pep rally.
WEST ORANGE, TX
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Students start lemonade stand to help custodian after fire

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - It can often be an under-appreciated role. But custodians play a vital part in the upkeep of our community, especially in elementary schools. Now, one custodian in need of help is giving students a chance to repay him. “We’re helping Mr. Brown because all of...
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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Remaining ‘CITGO 6′ prisoners released from Venezuela in prison exchange

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A prisoner exchange with Venezuela brings the the remining men of the ‘CITGO 6′ back to the United States. Seven Americans, including the five remaining members of the CITGO 6 were released by the Maduro Regime as part of a prisoner swap. Those men included CITGO executives Tomeu Vadell, Jose Luis Zambrano, Alirio Zambrano, Jorge Toledo, Jose Pereira, and former U.S. Marine Corporal Matthew Heath.
LAKE CHARLES, LA
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