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Traffic fatality

UPDATE: Sulphur man arrested in fatal bicycle-pedestrian hit-and-run

A 30-year-old Sulphur man has been arrested in the Thursday night bicycle-vehicle hit-and-run that left a 15-year-old dead. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kayla Vincent ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, January 28, 2022 12:12 pm

air quality

EPA plans emissions monitoring, unannounced inspections in Mossville

By Brooke Robichaux |  L’Observateur The Environmental Protection Agency is making good on its promise to address environmental justice concerns in the River Parishes through a ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Friday, January 28, 2022 4:32 am

crime

BREAKING: Bicycle-vehicle crash in Sulphur

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bicycle-vehicle hit-and-run in Sulphur. Spokesperson Kayla Vincent said the incident occurred around at 8 p.m. on Lewis ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Thursday, January 27, 2022 9:45 pm

crime

Second arrest made in December shooting

A second arrest has been named in a Dec. 23 shooting in the 200 block of Louie Street that left a 24-year-old man hospitalized with ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 5:01 pm

hurricane laura

FEMA announces extension for Laura, Delta housing

At the request of the state, FEMA is providing about 1,946 households that are survivors of Hurricanes Laura and Delta with additional time to remain ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 4:15 am

local business

Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business

White named interim VP Mona G. White has been named interim vice president for business affairs at McNeese State University. White has served as the ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Tuesday, January 25, 2022 3:14 pm

Guest Column

Mark Judson column: Nonprofit theft lessons learned

By Mark Judson A recent news story where a man was charged with stealing large sums of money from a local non-profit over the past ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Tuesday, January 25, 2022 3:07 pm

local

Man killed in auto-pedestrian accident

A 33-year-old man was killed Monday night in an auto-pedestrian crash at the intersection of Enterprise Boulevard and Pine Street. Lake Charles Police Sgt. Shaun Touchet ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Monday, January 24, 2022 10:54 pm

mcneese state cowboys

Cowboys, Shumate on roll, freshman forward scores game-high 29

Special to the American Press SAN ANTONIO – Christian Shumate scored a career-high 29 points, with 14 of those coming off the offensive glass, and ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Sunday, January 23, 2022 1:28 pm

mcneese state cowgirls

Cowgirls get first SLC win, Chamberlin, Divine record double-doubles

Special to the American Press SAN ANTONIO — A pair of freshmen stepped up to lead McNeese State to its first Southland Conference victory of ... Read more

by American Press Staff, Sunday, January 23, 2022 1:27 pm

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