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Shooting on North Prater: Two, possibly three, injured; investigation ongoing

By Marilyn Monroe / American Press

Two people — and possibly a third — were injured Thursday in a shooting in the 1400 block of North Prater Street, Lake Charles police said. Deputy Chief Mark Kraus said the shooting happened near the intersection of North Prater and Woodring streets. Kraus said police were contacted at 5 ...

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Sports

Lady Tors zone out Cards: Not enough perimeter shots fall for Lacasssine

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McNeese forward Stephen Ugochukwu skies to block a shot against Louisiana Colleg ...

Now fully healthy, McNeese forward Stephen Ugochukwu looks to bolster frontcourt

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Lady K's rally to beat Fairview: Saucier, Derouen spark third-quarter run

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'We're going to make it work': Decimated by injuries, Cowgirls start to move forward

Sitting near the back door of Memorial Gymnasium, Kacie Cryer speaks with a certain resignation in her voice, wondering aloud what other calamities ...


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Scene

This image released by NBC shows Garrett Clayton as Link Larkin, center left, an ...

Viewership dips for NBC's live showing of 'Hairspray'

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Great Harvest Bread Co: Delicious goodies handcrafted each day from scratch

There’s just something about the smell of baking bread.

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Christmas Festival in Leesville set Dec. 10

LEESVILLE — The Friends of Leesville Main Street will hold their second Christmas Festival along Third Street Saturday, Dec. 10.

A gu ...

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Over 30 vendors setting up shop at Holiday Art Market

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