Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Hundreds of mourners began gathering at the church where funeral services were about to begin for slain Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald.

Posted Jul 22, 2016 at 9:45 AM

Councilman Bliss Bujard opened discussion on the issue of crime by stating that any effort to address it will require a joint effort of the community, police department and Town of Vinton.

Posted Jul 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM

The 14th annual National Night Out, a block party known as “America's Night Out Against Crime.” will be hosted by the City of Sulphur and the Sulphur Police Department from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 2, at the West Calcasieu Arena.

Posted Jul 21, 2016 at 9:45 AM

Funeral arrangements are set for three Baton Rouge police officers shot to death in an ambush by a lone gunman.

Posted Jul 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Two Vinton men have been arrested by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for failure to register or notify as as sex offenders.

Posted Jul 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Calcasieu Sheriff Tony Mancuso wants to caution the citizens of Calcasieu Parish about believing the rumors people are reading and posting on social media sites, such as warning people to stay out of the downtown area of Lake Charles for the next...

Posted Jul 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM

“I tell my officers that if something feels out of place, back out and call for back-up. Find cover and find the best vantage point possible. When they are in a death funnel, they've been trained not to just stand there and die,” Sulphur...

Posted Jul 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Hundreds attended a rally Tuesday night supporting law-enforcement officers at police headquarters, about a mile from where the officers were shot to death Sunday morning.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 9:23 AM

Police say Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City, Missouri, brazenly prowled a crime scene of hundreds of yards around a cluster of nondescript buildings along a busy highway, rifle pointed straight ahead as he sought targets.

Posted Jul 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Following an initial investigation in March, a Moss Bluff man has been arrested and charged with possession of hundreds of child pornographic images.

Posted Jul 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said in a statement that he won't have access to the federal investigation on the shooting until it's completed and a decision has been made on potential federal charges.

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