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  1. Jennings woman arrested on charges of criminal mischief after staging own kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Jennings Woman Charged with Staging Kidnapping On December 10, the Alexandria Police Department was contacted by the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office in reference to a missing person. EPSO requested that APD check on the welfare of Rebecca... Rebecca Champion, 29, of Jennings is facing charges of criminal mischief for filing a false police report after reporting herself missing to get revenge on her boyfriend, says APD.


  2. McNeese Falls 96-40 at No. 11 TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    McNeese's Damilola Balogun led all players with nine rebounds but No. 11 Texas used its speed and athleticism to pick up a 96-40 women's basketball victory here Thursday night at the Frank Erwin Center.


  3. LSP releases name of victim in LA 1146 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    An Alexandria woman has died after a head-on collision in Beauregard Parish Tuesday morning, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police.


  4. Church helps seniors combat heat by giving away fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Pastor Ronnie Williams understands just how important cooling systems are in Louisiana. He grew up on a farm in Alexandria with no air conditioning.


  5. Missing 6-year-old girl found; woman held on kidnapping chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    MISSING: Teleah Wilson, 6, of Shreveport, stands about 4 feet tall and weighs about 50 pounds. She has braids in her hair and last was seen wearing a blue rhinestone dress with pink in it.


  6. Sportsline Summer Camp: Scotlandville HornetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Jules Sullen, 48, spent the last 10 years are the head coach at LaGrange High School in Lake Charles and was the head coach at Peabody High School in Alexandria for four years before that. In his first year as Scotlandville Head Coach, Sullen is inheriting an exhilarating quarterback, senior Cameron Armstead.


  7. Fundraiser held to help revitalize popular malt shop in MorganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "We losing everything," Donnie Derbes lamented from inside a closed malt shop. "Within the last 20 years, 15 buildings have been torn down.


  8. Authorities seek man who allegedly scams people by posing as a delivery driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    He makes his move by pretending to be someone you see often but don't know too well: your delivery driver. "I thought it was going to go to somebody who needed the money," said Jennifer Stovall, a woman who thinks she was conned out of $58.


  9. Former volunteer firefighter charged with arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A former volunteer firefighter has been arrested by the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal after confessing to setting three separate fires in Longville and Alexandria last month, state fire officials say. Kelly DeVille, 35, was booked into the Beauregard Parish Jail on Monday, June 25, on two counts of simple arson.


  10. Edwards vetoes bill that could help House GOP leader's storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed a bill to allow independent Louisiana gas stations to sue larger gas station companies over unfair pricing. The measure was sponsored by House GOP leader Lance Harris, who owns Leebo's Stores, a chain of nine gas stations in the Alexandria area that could have benefited from the legislation Edwards vetoed.


  11. Social posts after pedestrian struck and killed met with outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Posts to social media following a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on US 171 have been met with outrage. A 31-year-old man was struck and killed while removing debris from the roadway of US 171 Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.


  12. One dead in forklift accident at Pineville plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "We are deeply saddened to confirm that a member of the P&G Product Supply Family passed away at our Alexandria manufacturing facility in a tragic accident during the early morning hours of May 24, 2018. The safety of our employees is a top priority, and we are participating in the investigation underway.


  13. Senate Finance Committee hearing public concern on budget billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State lawmakers will hear the public's concern Monday about what is in, and what got left out of the budget bill. Lawmakers who crafted the budget bill expect cuts to address the revenue gap the state will hit this Summer when a penny of the state sales tax expires.


  14. 'People laugh at us over this': Louisiana House panel advances bill striking Jim Crow-era jury ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A bill by Sen. JP Morrell, D-New Orleans, would require unanimous juries in felony cases. Currently, only 10 out of 12 jurors need to agree for someone to be convicted of a felony.


  15. McNeese women's basketball adds former Louisiana College coach Patrece Carter to staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    McNeese head women's basketball coach Kacie Cryer recently announced the addition of former Louisiana College head coach Patrece Carter to her staff. "What an awesome day it is for our Cowgirl Basketball program to finally announce the addition to our staff with Coach Patrece Carter," Cryer said.


  16. Zachery Shane DevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A police chief in Louisiana underwent emergency surgery after being stabbed in the face while making an arrest Wednesday evening, officials say. Turkey Creek Police Chief Robert Leggett was attempting to arrest Zachery Shane Deville, 24, on a charge of criminal trespassing when the arrest turned into a physical altercation, according to information from the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office.


  17. Fort Polk convoys may cause traffic congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The 82nd Airborne Division, participating in upcoming Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 18-06, is sea-lifting 1,400 pieces of equipment from the Port of Beaumont. Convoys carrying that equipment to Alexandria, Louisiana, will begin in 20-minute intervals from around noon through 10 p.m. Monday, March 26, and continue through March 31. The convoy route is from La.


  18. Special Session 2018: House fails to pass sales tax bill; special session's future in questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    There were some huge developments at the Louisiana State Capitol, as the special session ran late into the night Wednesday and officially went off the rails. The House failed to pass a bill that would have helped fill in the state's projected $1 billion shortfall.


  19. #SWLApreps girls' basketball quarterfinal round playoff recapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The quarterfinal round of the girls' basketball playoffs wrapped up Thursday night. Out of 16 quarterfinal teams, Southwest Louisiana has four advancing to Alexandria, LA for Marsh Madness.


  20. President's Day closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    William Bolton, 25, Lake Charles: Direct contempt of court, seven counts instate detainer. Chardric Brown, 28, West Monroe: Theft from $25,000 or more, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of or dealing in firearms with obliterated number or mark, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


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