American Press Staff, Author at American Press

covid-19

Pfizer booster shots now available to adults at increased risk

Effective immediately, booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are available to adults at increased risk, following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Saturday, September 25, 2021 2:29 pm

local

Driver arrested for drugs after passenger found dead in truck

A Lake Charles woman has been arrested for drug possession after authorities were called because her passenger was found dead inside the vehicle. Lt. R. ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Saturday, September 25, 2021 1:42 pm

crime

O’Brien sentenced to life for rape of child

A Lake Charles man was sentenced to life on Friday for the rape of a 12-year-old. Eddie Lee O’Brien II, 27, was sentenced to life ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, September 24, 2021 8:04 pm

crime

Five accused of attempted ATM burglaries

After a three-month investigation, five people have been arrested in relation to a rash of ATM burglaries in the area. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, September 24, 2021 6:14 pm

Local News

National Seat Check Saturday at Southwest Beverage

The Louisiana State Police will participate in National Seat Check Saturday this weekend. In Southwest Louisiana, troopers will be at Southwest Beverage, 3860 Broad St., ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, September 24, 2021 5:55 pm

Desmond Louis

crime

State Police investigating officer-involved fatal shooting of inmate

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has requested the Louisiana State Police investigate Thursday’s officer-involved shooting of an escaped inmate. Trooper Sgt. Derek Senegal said 20-year-old ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, September 24, 2021 4:59 pm

crime

LC man arrested after shooting at neighbor’s home

A Lake Charles man has been arrested for aggravated criminal property damage after shooting at his neighbor’s house following an argument. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, September 24, 2021 3:05 pm

State News

Coroner identifies man killed by alligator

St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston has positively identified the remains found in an alligator’s stomach as Timothy Satterlee Sr. Satterlee was attacked by an ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, September 24, 2021 11:17 am

crime

Sulphur High student arrested after threat made

A Sulphur High School student was arrested Thursday after telling a classmate the day before to not go to school the next day because he ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, September 23, 2021 10:04 pm

McNeese shooting

Three McNeese football players arrested in shooting

Four additional men — including three McNeese State University football players — have been charged in a Sept. 6 shooting near a campus apartment complex ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:25 pm

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