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Updated at 4:11 PM

School officials put five Sulphur schools into precautionary lockdown this afternoon due to a reported shooting near W.W. Lewis Middle School.

Posted at 2:30 PM

Police badges in Louisiana are banded with black ribbons more than usual this year, a grim reminder that officer deaths are on the rise with two killings just this week alone.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 12:19 PM

The body found by a hunter in Starks Thursday has been identified as Jody L. Barlow, 33, of Starks. According to the CPSO, Barlow received trauma to his body and his death is being ruled a homicide. The cause and manner of death are pending the...

Posted Aug 28, 2015 at 9:30 AM

The body of Jody L. Barlow, 33, of Starks, was found in a remote section of Calcasieu Parish Thursday morning by a hunter in a wooded area near Old River Road — also near the Beauregard Parish line.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 8:13 AM

Visitation on Friday, August 28, will take place from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center Rosa Heart Theater, located at 900 Lakeshore Drive in Lake Charles.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 8:34 AM

Harrison Lee Riley Jr. had stabbed the two women, who were trying to protect his wife during a domestic dispute, when Officer Henry Nelson responded to the call Wednesday in the small south Louisiana town of Sunset, authorities said. Nelson was shot...

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 5:35 PM

Officials have charged the man suspected in the murder of Blake L. Brewer, 54, of Moss Bluff. Kevin Daigle has been charged with second degree murder, theft of a motor vehicle, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 12:20 PM

Officials have released the name of the Moss Bluff man found deceased in his home in Moss Bluff on Sunday. According to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kim Myers, the man is Blake L. Brewer, 54, of Hollyvale Road.

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 5:25 PM

The man accused of fatally shooting Louisiana State Police Trooper Steven Vincent as the officer attempted to assist him out of a ditch in the Bell City area Sunday afternoon is also a suspect in the investigation of a man found murdered in his Moss...

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 11:05 AM

At Lake Charles Memorial Hospital on Monday, Col. Edmonson announced that Senior Trooper Steven Vincent, 44, a 13-year state police veteran, had been pronounced dead at 8 a.m. that morning. Vincent died as a result of being shot in the head Sunday...

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 9:39 AM

The state trooper shot in the line of duty Sunday afternoon in the Bell City area has passed away. Senior Troop Steven Vincent, 43, died earlier this morning at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.

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