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Posted at 3:00 PM

Two men have been charged with the theft of four firearms from a home in Lake Charles. According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on December 13, that deputies responded to a call about a burglary and theft at a home on Pinewood Road in Lake Charles.

Posted Jan 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Following the release of surveillance footage of the robbery on local media outlets, investigators received a Crimestoppers tip indicating Gumm was allegedly involved in the robbery which occurred on January 17 at the Conoco convenience store at...

Posted Jan 24, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Judge Ron Ware convicted John J. Landry, III, of second degree and simple robbery related to the death of Preston “Pops” Leblue, 83, of Lake Charles, on July 12, 2012. Landry, in the process of tying up and robbing Leblue, reportedly...

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 10:11 AM

On January 20, Judge Guy Bradberry handed down the sentence to Christopher Shane Benoit, 42. Benoit pleaded guilty on October 7, 2014 to one count of aggravated incest and two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Posted Jan 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM

The Sulphur Police Department reports that from January 15-19, 2015 officers of the department investigated 12 accidents reporting two injuries and responded to several incidents resulting in nine arrests.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 9:49 AM

According to Wilrye, a 13-year law enforcement veteran who was elected WPD chief in November, his department has 16 full time officers and five part-timers. The starting pay for a new Westlake officer with no experience is $10.62. A dispatcher...

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 5:08 PM

A California man was arrested today after falsely indicting that a bomb was in his vehicle while on I-210. The incident caused a shutdown of the bridge for several hours while officials evaluated whether or not his vehicle contained an explosive...

Posted Dec 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

A Moss Bluff man has been charged with two counts of theft after allegedly taking money from victims and keeping it after reportedly promising to invest the funds.

Posted Dec 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Deputies noticed that the woman's face was covered in blood and that she had a possible broken nose. She also had scratches on both her arms and on her neck. When asked how she received the injuries, the woman allegedly pointed to her husband, Keith...

Posted Dec 18, 2014 at 12:30 PM

The Sulphur Police Department reports that from December 13-15, 2014 officers of the department investigated 11 accidents reporting one injury and responded to several incidents resulting in seven arrests.

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