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  1. Governor launches 'No Kid Hungry' initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Gov. John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards will launch the "No Kid Hungry in Louisiana" initiative Thursday morning. Warm up your motorcycle, get your cooking utensils ready and lace up your running shoes for this year's Run with the Nuns Charity Ride, 5K Run and Cook-Off.

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  2. No additional evacuees expected to arrive at Shreveport shelters SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Just under 300 evacuees stayed the night at the state-run shelter that opened Friday in Shreveport , and no more were expected to arrive on Saturday. According to Caddo Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Deputy Director Robert Jump, there were 277 evacuees staying at the Jewella shelter as of Saturday morning.

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  3. Converse man killed in Sabine Parish crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    According to the Sabine Parish Coroner's Office, it happened at 2:49 a.m. Saturday on Louisiana Highway 191, just south of Fisherman's Wharf Road. The coroner's office says the driver, 20-year-old Robert Wates, Jr. from Converse, was driving south in a 1999 Ford truck.

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  4. All lanes clear on Cross Lake Bridge after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Lake Charles man was arrested for downloading and sharing videos of children being sexually abused. Robert Lejeune II, 43, was being investigated by the Special Victims Unit of the Louisiana State Police according to Sgt.

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  5. Fun, educational skirmish planned at Magnolia Cemetery to commemorate Battle of Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Saturday, August 5 is the anniversary of the Civil War battle that took place on the land two cemeteries now straddle on Florida Blvd. in Baton Rouge, including Magnolia, which had graves and tombstones at the time. "We're not calling it today or tomorrow, we'll just wait on the weather to tell us whether we're doing it or not," said Carolyn Bennett, former director of Preserve Louisiana, who is now a Trustee of the Historic Magnolia Cemetery in Mid-City.

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  6. Robert Deleon. Source: Lafourche Parish Sheriff's DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Hattiesburg man was charged with multiple sex crimes after two victims came forward with allegations of incidents that occurred 20 years ago in Louisiana. According to Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre , Robert "Bobby" Deleon, 50, was charged with four counts each of aggravated incest and sexual battery.

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  7. the Investigators: Financing a floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    As many people in the metro area try to recover from the flood of August 2016 , the State of Louisiana still owes more than $300 million to victims of a flood that happened almost 35 years ago. Twenty-seven judges, including the Louisiana Supreme Court, ruled in their favor, but the plaintiffs have not seen a penny.

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  8. Four people sentenced for roles in 2014 death of James StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Jose Israel Ayala III, 27, of New Llano, was sentenced to 40 years hard labor for manslaughter, 40 years hard labor for obstruction of justice, and an additional 10 years hard labor for attempted aggravated escape . The sentences are to be served consecutively, with no chance of parole, said Vernon Parish District Attorney Asa Skinner.

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  9. Lunch BuddiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Louisiana legislative session is scheduled to end tonight with the state budget still in question. Lawmakers could go into a special session thirty minutes after the regular session ends.

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  10. Lunch Buddies help students improve their grades and outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A program pairing up adults with children to have lunch together at school is showing great results in Southwest Louisiana. "They have a great support system at home," said Mallory Miller, Big Brothers Big Sisters Lunch Buddy coordinator.

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  11. Longview emergency crews responding to structure fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Firefighters were on the on the scene of a structure fire in the 200 block of Lomond Avenue before 4:45 a.m. Thursday, according to the fire department. Further details on the extent of the fire or its cause were not immediately available.

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  12. Suspect in custody following Odessa shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. President Donald Trump fired Comey in May. Comey is expected to discuss the FBI's investigation into whether Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election.

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  13. Bossier City marks milestone with appointment of first female department headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "Started off doing community development work and now special projects, right-of-way acquisitions, film commissioner. Guess what?" she said.

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  14. Longview to replace electronic equipment after 12 of 20 sirens malfunctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The City of Longview is set to repair a problem that affected the city's storm sirens as soon as the equipment is available. According to a public release on the City of Longview's website , they conducted the monthly emergency siren test on Wednesday, June 7. During the test, it was confirmed that only eight of the twenty sirens worked properly.

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  15. Four spots open for Royal Family Kids CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    It is just one more month until several boys and girls in foster care are set to have what could be the best week of their lives! For the first time in Southwest Louisiana, a special summer sleep-away camp is being held at a retreat spot in Beauregard Parish. While all of the boy spots have been filled for the camp, which runs from July 10-14, there are still four open spots for girls between the ages of six and 12. Kimberly Marler is the camp director and has seen first-hand the difference it can make in the life of a child, who is moved from home to home.

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  16. Termites swarm Southwest LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    "Everyone's kind of freaking out," said Robert Soileau, branch manager of J & J Exterminators. "Our areas expanding, so they're everywhere and you're going to continue to see them."

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  17. Tuition-free autism school coming to Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The emerge center at the Innovation Park in Baton Rouge is getting ready to build the first ever tuition-free school for autistic children in Louisiana. The Emerge School for Autism will soon be a reality and a vital resource for local families.

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  18. First Alert Weather: 'Marginal Risk' for severe weather overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The WAFB viewing area is under a "Marginal Risk" for severe weather Tuesday night and continuing through 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. More rounds of heavy rains were expected across south Louisiana through Tuesday and, as a result, flooding will remain a concern.

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  19. First Alert Weather: Few, if any, t-storms with latest shield of rainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Meteorologist Jay Grymes said there is mainly good news regarding the latest update on the threat of heavy rains overnight. He said there are only few, if any, thunderstorms with this passing shield of rain and only isolated areas with 1" or more over the past 3 to 4 hours .

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  20. Funeral arrangements set for former Welsh Mayor James MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Family members said former Welsh Mayor and state representative James Paul Martin died on Sunday, May 21, at the age of 88 in the comfort of his home. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a rosary at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Hixson Funeral Home, 412 East South Street, Welsh.

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