Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Posted at 5:00 PM

Pictured is Johnson (center holding the picture) with, from left, SPD Captain Jason Gully, SPD Sgt. Tony Virgadamo, Friends of SPD president Bill Emmons, SPD Officer Nick Johnson, SPD Chief Lewis Coats, banquet master of ceremonies John Bridges, and SPD Public Information Officer Mel Estess.

Posted at 10:00 AM

A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said.

Posted Jul 31, 2015 at 4:30 PM

On July 28, the CAT Team reportedly observed Derrick V. Monk leaving a business on McNeese Street in Lake Charles and detained him on a warrant from Vinton Police Department in reference to counterfeit money.

Posted Jul 29, 2015 at 12:30 PM

At the recent Westlake City Council meeting, WPD Chief Chris Wilrye provided city officials with a statistical comparison of data from the second quarter of 2015 — April to June — versus the same time period last year. And some of the...

Posted Jul 29, 2015 at 10:30 AM

The Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court's office can provide the blank form for a Motion for Expungement to be completed.

Updated Jul 29, 2015 at 9:00 AM

“The Fresh Start Initiative Program is designed to give young, first-time, non-violent offenders the opportunity to cleanse their record of crimes for which they've been convicted. This gives them the ability to obtain TWIC cards and hopefully...

Posted Jul 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Jillian Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie "Trainwreck" at The Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, leaving stunned friends and family questioning how two lives off to such promising starts...

Updated Jul 26, 2015 at 8:27 AM

The crime rate in the City of Sulphur has decreased overall, but calls to the fire department are up for the past fiscal year ending June 30, as compared to the 2013-14 fiscal year.

Posted Jul 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM

A Lake Charles woman arrested in connection to the April 2014 death of a baby in her care pleaded guilty on Tuesday, July 21, to negligent homicide. Brittney S. Woodcock, 26, entered the plea before Judge Sharon Wilson.

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 8:20 AM

Nine people were wounded in the attack Thursday night. The gunman, identified as 59-year-old John Russel Houser, fired 13 times from a handgun, police said. He had parked his car by the theater's exit door and initially tried to escape by blending...

Updated Jul 23, 2015 at 9:46 PM

A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Lousiana on Thursday night, killing at least two people and injuring at least seven others before shooting himself, officials said.

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