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Updated at 7:03 PM

Sulphur police are currently investigating an apparent robbery at Walgreens on the corner of Cities Service Hwy. and Maplewood Drive in Sulphur that occurred some time in the early afternoon.

Updated May 23, 2015 at 8:34 AM

As part of an ongoing effort by the Lake Charles Police Department to bring some type of closure to the survivors of sexual assaults, the LCPD Sex Crimes Unit has resubmitted a 1999 case for re-testing and investigation.

Posted May 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM

On Tuesday, May 19, a jury found Leo Paul Thibodeaux, Jr., 55, guilty of killing his 37-year-old girlfriend, Toni Frabbielle, on March 28, 2012. Frabielle died after suffering two shotgun wounds to her head in a home they shared on Edgerly Road in...

Updated May 20, 2015 at 10:15 PM

A woman had been reportedly walking in the middle of the tracks when she was hit by a train. Attempts were made to resuscitate her but she died at the scene.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 7:45 AM

Sulphur Police officers were at First Federal Bank of Louisiana's branch on Ruth Street, south of I-10, in Sulphur, Tuesday, May 19, investigating a burglary there.

Posted May 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM

According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on May 12, at approximately 3:40 p.m., that deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a home on Gant Road in Sulphur.

Posted May 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Sulphur Police officers were honored at a banquet Tuesday, May 12, with food and awards provided by the Friends of the Sulphur Police Department.

Posted May 4, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Deldrick Shykil Fowler, 22, of DeQuincy, entered a conditional guilty plea on Thursday, April 30, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen Kay to one count of counterfeiting obligations to the United States.

Updated May 1, 2015 at 2:04 PM

Doland Chip Richard had reportedly been involved in a disagreement with two men — Robert Lee Sargent, Jr., 33, of Sulphur, and Paul Landry Falcon, 34, also of Sulphur. Sargent and Falcon left but then returned back sometime before midnight. At...

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 12:30 PM

W.T. Henning Elementary School was briefly placed in lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a man fled the scene of a traffic stop on I-10 near the Ruth Street exit.

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Vinton Police Chief Ricky Fox wants to send a clear message to convenience stores throughout the town: Don't accept synthetic marijuana from vendors and don't sell it.

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