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  1. 22-year-old LaTech student fatally shot off campus on NYERead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Police said they received a report of the shooting about 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at 105 E. Texas Ave. in Ruston. Officers found the student with a gunshot wound at the scene immediately southeast of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse in downtown Ruston.


  2. McNeese softball releases 2017 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    First year McNeese head softball coach James Landreneau has announced the release of the 2017 schedule and it is one that will be a competitive and challenging one. McNeese is coming off a 2016 season that saw the Cowgirls win its third regular season title in the last four years and its first conference tournament title since 2010 along with an NCAA Regional appearance in Baton Rouge.


  3. Restore Louisiana Task Force inches closer to plan to distribute flood recovery dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Restore Louisiana Task Force is one step closer to deciding how the state will distribute the $438 million promised by Congress for flood recovery. One plan presented Friday could allow residents to customize their recovery process, but members of the task force said there are still a lot of questions they need answered.


  4. Burr garners preseason honors; Cowboys picked middle of the packRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    McNeese senior guard Jamaya Burr, a third-team all-conference performer last season in the Southland Conference, has been named to the league's 2016-17 preseason team, garnering second team honors, the conference announced on Thursday. The Ruston native led the Cowboys in scoring and assists last season as well as in free throw shooting and was named the team's Lake Charles Toyota Most Valuable Player.


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    Oct 3, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Three Meals-On-Wheels drivers in Bienville Parish are under criminal investigation after an audit found they allegedly charged the charity for work they didn't do. According to legislative auditors, from August 2013 to March 2016, drivers Eugene Venzant, Edna Thomas and Patrice Thomas-Clark allegedly recorded hours that they did not work and miles that they did not drive.


  6. City leaders hold first discussion on petition making Shreveport bars 18+Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The choice to allow 18-20-year-olds into Shreveport bars and nightclubs hit its first stage for debate at the Shreveport Public Safety Committee meeting on Monday. Nearly 700 people have signed the online petition to rewrite Ordinance No.


  7. McNeese baseball announces impressive 2017 slateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The McNeese baseball team released its highly competitive 2016 schedule on Monday, highlighted by a home date against LSU at Joe Miller Ballpark in Lake Charles. The Tigers are one of eight teams on the Cowboy' impressive slate of contests who made it to the NCAA tournament in 2015.


  8. Truck driver charged in deadly I-20 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    It happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday about four miles east of Goodwill Road and claimed the life of a Sarepta woman and seriously injured two others. According to Louisiana State Police, preliminary reports suggest that a 2010 Kenworth tractor/trailer, driven by 47-year-old Roosevelt Toney II of Phoenix, Arizona, was traveling east on I-20 in the left travel lane when for unknown reasons, he failed to stop for traffic that was slowing due to road construction.


  9. I-20 wreck killed Sarepta woman, hurt 2 Ruston residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A tractor-trailer driver's inattentiveness to the highway is to blame for a fatal crash on Interstate 20 in Webster Parish, a Louisiana State Police spokesman said. The wreck involving multiple vehicles happened just before 6 p.m. Aug. 31 on eastbound I-20 near Dixie Inn.


  10. Town hall meeting for Carver Christian Institute.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Carver Christian Institute , a newly formed theological school in Jacksonville, spoke directly to residents from its chapel on Monday. CCI's Facebook page said the town hall meeting was being held in response to media scrutiny , including an KLTV investigative report on Thursday.


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    Jul 13, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    That's when the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors will meet in Baton Rouge to discuss, among other things, the selection process . The board already had a special meeting set for that date to interview UL System president finalists.


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    Jun 23, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Larkin turned his resignation in Thursday at the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors meeting on the Louisiana Tech University campus in Ruston. "If I were a newspaper reporter, I'd probably start the lead of the article off like this, 'Dr. Willie D. Larkin, President Grambling State University is not a quitter,' Dr. Larkin told the board.


  13. La. House delays vote on tax bill, while Senate advances $400M tax packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    While the Louisiana Senate advanced a series of bills Thursday that would generate close to $400 million next year, things remained stagnate in the House. House lawmakers delayed a vote on a bill that would generate approximately $113 million during the fiscal year starting July 1. The vote on HB 38 is expected to be so tight that the bill's sponsor, Rep. Malinda White, D-Bogalusa, wanted to wait until she knew there were enough people present in support.


  14. La. House committee blocks another governor-backed tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Wednesday was yet another bad day for the Edwards administration, as a House committee effectively killed a bill that would generate more than $100 million for the state next year. The majority Republican House Ways and Means Committee was deadlocked on HB 11 .


  15. La. House votes to take $72 million from TOPS for partnership hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    In a tight vote, lawmakers at the Louisiana State Capitol elected to take $72 million from TOPS and give it to the partnership hospitals across the state which care for the uninsured. The House voted 49-43 Thursday night to remove about one quarter of the college scholarship program's approximately $300 million budget.