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Posted at 3:00 PM

In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of safe driving, Louisiana State Police were at Sulphur High School on Tuesday morning stopping motorists to check for seat belt compliance or other safety violations.

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 6:07 AM

With just hours before the Westlake City Council was to meet Wednesday night to discuss a possible out-of-court settlement in the suit brought against it and Councilman Wally Anderson by city employee Lonnie Smart, the special meeting was abruptly...

Posted Oct 10, 2014 at 5:00 PM

A Lake Charles man has been charged with cruelty to a juvenile after an investigation found that he had allegedly whipped the back of a child with a belt, bruising the young girl.

Updated Oct 5, 2014 at 7:30 PM

A Simmesport man remains hospitalized after being seriously injured in a one vehicle accident in Sulphur on Sunday.

Updated Sep 28, 2014 at 7:39 AM

A two vehicle accident on I-10 in Sulphur late Saturday night resulted in the death of a Texas man and the arrest of a Moss Bluff man for allegedly driving under the influence.

Updated Sep 25, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office has announced the Sept. 18 arrest of Casey A. Brown, 32, of Sulphur.

Updated Sep 24, 2014 at 10:08 AM

Daniel Kight, 34, a neighbor of David Scasino, has been charged with second degree murder. His bond was set at $500,000 per Judge Ron Ware.

Posted Sep 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Officials with the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested sex offender Casey A. Brown, 32, of Sulphur, for allegedly attempting to kidnap a three year-old girl from her home.

Updated Sep 19, 2014 at 8:19 AM

A traffic stop on I-10 resulted in authorities arresting an Alabama man for alleging possessing about $80,000 worth of cocaine.

Posted Sep 14, 2014 at 5:00 PM

The agent said that the upcoming influx of population in the region will bring with it transients and crime. His presentation, Business Fraud 101, offered several ways that businesses can be protected from those intent on defrauding them.

Posted Sep 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was on the campus of Frasch Elementary School in Sulphur Saturday morning to conduct an active shooter drill and presentation for area educators.

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