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  1. Loved ones try to carry on legacy of coach killed driving kids home from practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Family and friends are mourning the loss of a coach shot and killed outside his Bridge City home earlier this week. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened Thursday just after 8:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Patton Street.


  2. Man convicted of raping, impregnating 12-year-old sentenced to life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Cervantes must serve life in prison without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence. A jury found him guilty last week of first degree rape of a juv enile.


  3. La. budget gap officially smaller; lawmakers split on what to fund and what to do nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    For months now, Louisiana has been barreling toward the fiscal cliff, slated to hit when temporary taxes fall off the books in July. Originally estimated at about $1 billion, as of Thursday, that budget shortfall is now officially somewhat smaller after a panel of top state lawmakers and economists pegged the gap at around $650 million.


  4. Louisiana State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A special session to fix Louisiana's budget shortfall is on a collision course with failure after state lawmakers voted to put the stake in a key tax bill Sunday night. The bill would have preserved a portion of the expiring penny of sales tax, filling in a portion of the projected $1 billion shortfall.


  5. Closed door talks, frustration as pressure is on for lawmakers to solve budget crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    It was a slow day for state lawmakers at the State Capitol. The Senate came in during the morning and quickly recessed until the evening.


  6. Locals react to recommendation that riverboat casinos be allowed to operate on landRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Local state lawmakers weigh in on a recommendation that riverboat casinos in the state be allowed to operate on land, if they so choose. The Treasure Chest on Lake Pontchartrain in Kenner and Boomtown on the west bank of Jefferson Parish in Harvey would benefit from such a move, along with other casino boats.


  7. Jefferson Parish carjacking suspect arrested at Burger KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Less than 24 hours after evading capture, 27-year-old Gino Taulli was caught when someone recognized him in a Burger King restaurant and called 911. "We know that they are our eyes and ears.


  8. JPSO: Carjacking suspect hit deputy with truck, remains at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Jefferson Parish deputies were scouring the West Bank Thursday in search of a carjacking suspect who allegedly hit a deputy with a truck. The incident began at about 3 p.m., when an elderly man was carjacked near West Jefferson Hospital.


  9. Officers surprise kids on Christmas Eve with toys, gifts and SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The sound of sirens rang out as Jefferson Parish deputies along with Santa stopped by to see several families on the East and West banks. "I lost my daughter this time last year, and he just lost his father in June, so things have been really hectic," Patricia Aaron said.


  10. Thousands still without power on West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Entergy is reporting that thousands of their customers in the West Bank are still without power after a car crashed into a substation Thursday night. WESTWEGO/MARRERO AREA - A vehicle has crashed into our substation causing power outages for approx.


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