Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA

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Posted at 12:30 PM

Louisiana has become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews.

Posted at 10:30 AM

Lenny M. McLendon, 40, allegedly wrote business checks to herself from a church totaling more than $160,000, according to an investigation by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Posted May 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Brian Thierbach, who pleaded no contest in April to a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge, shot the dog after he responded to a call about two men in the Southwest Daily News' parking lot April 28, 2014, authorities said.

Posted May 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Sulphur police officers were honored at a banquet Tuesday, May 17, with a meal and awards provided by the Friends of the Sulphur Police Department (FOSP) during National Police Week.

Posted May 19, 2016 at 12:30 PM

A north Louisiana man has been arrested by Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies after a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of alcohol and pills.

Updated May 17, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Antonieo G. Smith, 17, of Sulphur, has been charged with second degree murder, attempted second degree murder, armed robbery, and aggravated burglary, among other charges, said Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso.

Updated May 13, 2016 at 9:18 AM

Matthew Savoie, 23, of Summerwood Drive in Sulphur, was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center Wednesday on two counts of attempted second degree murder stemming from an apparent traffic accident that turned violent.

Updated May 8, 2016 at 8:33 AM

“All we're trying to do is protect people from dying from overdoses,” Calcasieu Parish District Attorney John DeRosier said.

Posted May 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM

It was announced earlier this month that retiring PRO Lt. Mike Williams will retire and hand the reins to Lt. Jake Cauvin. The 12-year veteran of the department has served in a variety of capacities including corrections and K-9 and as a patrol...

Posted May 2, 2016 at 12:30 PM

A Moss Bluff man was taken into custody by law enforcement on charges of cruelty and exploitation of the infirmed.

Posted May 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Due to an increase in activity of door-to-door solicitation, the City of Sulphur reminds residents of an ordinance already in place to protect against this.

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