Chesson's homestead exemption questioned

Christian Chesson, a candidate for Calcasieu district attorney, said that a homestead exemption he claims in Cameron Parish is the result of a mistake by the Cameron Parish Tax Assessor’s Office.

Troopers need help looking for hit and run driver

LACASSINE –Louisiana State Police Troop D is asking for the public's help in locating a hit and run driver.

Th  two-vehicle hit and run crash happened around 1:30 Oct. 20 on La. 101 in front of the Bayou Mart Convenience Store.  After the crash, the suspect and vehicle fled south toward Hayes.

A Republican Senate means changing chairmen

WASHINGTON — If Republicans win the Senate, the Pentagon should brace for constant grilling from Sen. John McCain, who has found fault with nearly every aspect of President Barack Obama's national security policies.

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario  — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were hunting for

Two die after wreck on Prien Lake Road

Two motorists are dead after a crash early Sunday in the 1100 block of West Prien Lake Road.

The names of the deceased had not been released as of press time.

The Lake Charles Police Department responded to the accident at 12:30 a.m. Upon arrival officers found the accident occurred

Major drug bust

The Combined Anti-Drug Task Force, or CAT Team, made a drug bust on I-10 Wednesday with the estimated street value of contraband totaling $1 million, authorities said Sunday.

The incident occurred at about 3:45 p.m.