i-10 bridge

I-10 bridge task force chair: Wednesday crash highlights need for new bridge

The chairman of the Interstate 10-Calcasieu River Bridge Task Force said Wednesday’s accident on the aging bridge that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Desmond Louis

Escaped inmate

Sheriff: Escapee shot after firing at officers

The hunt for 20-year-old Desmond Louis ended Thursday when he was shot by officers. A news source reported ...

hurricane laura

Governor optimistic about federal hurricane aid for SW La.

Speaking from Washington, D.C., Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards expressed optimism that Louisiana will see a sizable share ...

Traffic update

Eastbound lane of I-10 bridge remains closed after fiery crash

Traffic conditions across Southwest Louisiana remained chaotic for most of the day Thursday due to a temporary Interstate ...

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column:Finally, a feel-good movie

Finding a feel-good movie on television has been difficult for me, and there are probably more ways than ...

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