UPDATE: After a Phenomenal Season, Barbe Loses 35-14 to Rummel in State Championship
This is it -- the night Barbe Bucs fans have been waiting for all season long. Tonight, the boys in blue are in the Superdome facing down Archbishop Rummel High for the 5A State Championship, and we will have live, real-time updates all night long. UPDATE 10:25 Barbe loses to Archbishob Rummell with a score of 35-14.
Arrest Made in Connection with Legion St. Murder in Lake Charles
The Lake Charles Police Department held a press conference August 20, 2012 to announce details of the city's seventh homicide of the year. Dorothy Melinda Horseman was pronounced dead this morning after what appeared to be a domestic dispute...
Four Arrests Made in Connection with Fall St. Murder in Lake Charles, Two Suspects Still at Large
Four arrests were made in connection with the murder of Domingo Elizalde MiJangos. Arrest warrants were issued for six people thought to be connected with the crime, two of which are still outstanding.
U.S. Postal Service to Default on Treasury Loan Payments
The U.S. Postal Service is preparing itself to default on billions of payments due to the United States Treasury. This impending default adds even more uncertainty to the fate of an agency that is reported to be losing $25 million a day.
James Holmes Formally Charged with 12 Counts of First Degree Murder for the Movie-Theater Massacre in Aurora Colorado
James Holmes has been formally charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder for the July 20 massacre that took place at a movie theater at a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises”. The events that took place that night claimed the lives of 12, and wounded 58 others.
Bryce Perkins Convicted of Murdering Marine Daniel Gueringer Sentenced to Life in Prison
Bryce Perkins, the man convicted of the murder of Marine Daniel Gueringer, has been sentenced to life in prison. Perkins shot and killed Gueringer at a party on July 4th weekend, 2009.
Louisiana to Hold “Sales Tax Holiday” on August 3-4
The Louisiana Department of Revenue has designated August 3-4 as a Sales Tax Holiday. Get all the information here on how to take advantage of this deal while doing your back to school shopping.
Local Chapter of National Federation of the Blind to Hold Informational Event for the Blind and Sight-Impaired in Lake Charles
The local chapter of the National Federation of the Blind will hold what they call their “Sensational Sensory Sunday”, at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday July 29, at First Christian Church located at 2525 Second Ave. Lake Charles, La. The organization invites blind and sight-impaired people and their families to attend to get information on the latest equipment, resources and services available to them. Read
The Supreme Court Upholds “ObamaCare”
Keep checking back for updates on this evolving story. President Obama scored himself a major election year victory today when The Supreme Court upheld a large part of his unprecedented health care reform laws.
Groundbreaking for West Calcasieu Events Center Held
An official groundbreaking ceremony for the upcoming West Calcasieu Events Center was held on Thursday, June 7, 2012. The indoor complex which will include a 45,000 sq. foot multipurpose center, will compliment the existing outdoor area. Construction is planned until it's opening in spring of 2014.