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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.

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 2:06 PM

The last 12 months may well mark the beginning of the end for the death penalty in America.

Posted Dec 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM

A Westlake man has been charged with multiple counts of child desertion after having been arrested on separate DWI and drug possession charges.

Posted Dec 14, 2014 at 12:30 PM

A former Sulphur resident has been charged with the aggravated rape of a 4 year-old girl as well as indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Updated Dec 11, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection to an armed robbery that occurred at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Lake Charles this morning.

Updated Dec 10, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Detectives talked with Darren Williams, 44, of Lake Charles, and he reportedly told them that he had stolen the tools and pawned them at local pawn shops. Williams also reportedly provided detectives with the pawn receipts for the stolen tools.

Posted Dec 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM

A fire at a DeQuincy home on Friday afternoon destroyed the residence and resulted in the death of nine family pets. The owners were not at home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported from the scene.

Posted Dec 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM

According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on October 9 that deputies responded to a call at a local hospital regarding a two-year-old child having severe burns on his body. Deputies were informed that due to the severity...

Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM

According to a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office news release, it was on November 17 that the CPSO met with Starks High School officials in reference to a registered sex offender, John D. Savoy, 28, of Fannie Verdine Road in Starks, reportedly...

Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM

A space heater was reportedly responsible for a Tuesday night house fire that resulted in the death of an elderly man in north Sulphur, according to Chief Dean Lappe with the Houston River Fire Department (HRFD).

Posted Nov 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Sulphur Police Officer Mike Strother was honored by fellow officers at a retirement party held Wednesday, November 19, inside the City of Sulphur Council chambers.

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