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  1. Metairie residents discuss coyote concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A number of residents in the parish say they've lost pets in recent months to coyotes. Emily Clouatre found her rabbit gruesomely killed in its cage about three months ago.

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  2. Body believed to be missing Metairie man found in Bonnet Carre SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Clarence Schlamp was reported missing in Jefferson Parish by his girlfriend on Aug. 11 after she was unable to reach him by telephone. The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office says they have located human remains believed to be that of a missing Metairie man.

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  3. Police searching for Metairie man missing in Bonnet Carre SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne is asking for the public's help in locating a missing Metairie man last believed to have been in the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Clarence Schlamp was reported missing in Jefferson Parish by his girlfriend on Aug. 11 after she was unable to reach him by telephone.

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  4. Gary Schilleci was reported missing after the Red Dress Run on Saturday. Source: NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Gary Schilleci was reported missing by his mother. He was last seen at or about 5 p.m. on Saturday as he left his home in Metairie to head to New Orleans.

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  5. Saints defense ready to show off their hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Within the scope of training camp, where both sides of the ball are still doing a bit of experimenting at different positions, the way the Saints are playing defense right now is as about as good as it gets. "That's every single day at practice," says defensive end Alex Okafor.

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  6. USM grad Cameron Tom enters his second season with the New Orleans Saints. Courtesy: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The National Football League team he had rooted for while growing up in Baton Rouge, La., had signed the former University of Southern Mississippi standout in May to a three-year contract as an undrafted free agent and a few months later, Tom found himself trying to keep the train on the track. "Last year, I was just trying to learn everything and it was kind of like a blur," Tom said Friday morning after staying for some extra work at the end of the Saints' second day of training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center in Metairie.

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  7. Jason Matthew Zeller is a wanted fugitive. Source: FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to the FBI, Matthew Zeller of Metairie is wanted on two counts of pornography involving juveniles under age of 13, two counts of computer-aided solicitation of a minor, and one count of unlawful use of a social networking website. Zeller is described as a 40-year-old man standing at approximately 6" 1" tall.

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  8. Wild chase, shootout ends with the arrests of 5 suspects, including 2 teen girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Live video from FOX 8 Live is available on your computer, tablet and smartphone during all local newscasts. When FOX 8 Live is not airing a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent newscasts.

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  9. Police: Missing Chalmette woman last seen in late May has been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office announced that a woman who hasn't been seen by her family for over a month has been found. Police say that family members saw 34-year-old Mia Mitchell in Metairie on May 25 when she said that she was going to Mississippi to have repairs done on her car.

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  10. Police: Missing Chalmette woman last seen in late May has been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Chalmette Police announce that a woman who hasn't been seen by her family for over a month has been found. Police say that family members saw 34-year-old Mia Mitchell in Metairie on May 25 when she said that she was going to Mississippi to have repairs done on her car.

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  11. JPSO searching for man wanted in connection to armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating 26-year-old Denzel Williams of Metairie. Williams is wanted in connection with a robbery that happened in the 1400 block of South Myrtle Street in Metairie, according to Public Information Officer Jason Rivarde.

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  12. Lawmakers continue to debate budget as midnight deadline loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    With House Bill 1 in conference committee, lawmakers in Louisiana are one step closer to fulfilling one significant, and constitutionally mandated, goal of the special session: pass a budget. But if the legislature doesn't also raise revenue, then the state would be forced to cut services or come back for a third special session.

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  13. UMC keeps pressure on lawmakers as special session nears an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    And University Medical Center is keeping up the pressure on state lawmakers until a budget that is in its best interest crosses the legislative finish line. "UMC provides vital health care and medical training services for the state," said a hospital staffer during an intentional phone call.

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  14. JPSO seeks Honey Baked Ham robberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a male who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred earlier today in Metairie. On Wednesday at around 4:36pm, the white male suspect entered the business of Honey Baked Ham, 3211 North Causeway Blvd in Metairie.

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  15. Louisiana voters to settle if felons wait to run for officeRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Louisiana voters will decide whether convicted felons should have to wait five years after serving their sentences before they can run for office in the state. It took two tries before lawmakers in the House agreed Thursday to the constitutional amendment by Sen. Conrad Appel, a Metairie Republican, with a 70-24 vote .

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  16. Lawmakers point fingers over Medicaid notices, ongoing fiscal cliff concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    With some 37,000 Medicaid recipients' futures on the line, both sides of the ongoing feud over the state's finances are digging in their heels as the question of who is responsible for the mess surfaces. "This is the first time ever that these eligibility programs have been placed on the chopping block," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne.

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  17. Police believe neighbor feud led to shooting death of 'Big Lee' MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's investigators believe a longtime feud between neighbors played a role in the shooting death of the owner of Big Lee's Towing in Metairie. Sheriff Lopinto says it came to a head, Saturday morning, leaving 53-year-old Lee Martin dead on the side of his home.

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  18. Big Lee Towing owner killed in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Sheriff Joe Lopinto has identified the victim of the shooting as Lee "Big Lee" Martin, owner of Big Lee's Towing. Martin was shot and killed in the front yard of his home.

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  19. Artificial reefs deployed in City ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has come up with a way to bunch PVC pipe to create reefs. Work crews spread out 23 of the structures in City Park's lakes in April.

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  20. CrimeTracker Investigation: Auto burglaries in Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "They're walking down the street pulling on door handles, and whatever doors open up, they're grabbing whatever low-hanging fruit that's in the car," Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said. "A burglary suspect normally will continue to commit burglaries until they get caught, so if I don't catch them until they commit 20, all 20 of them count.

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