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The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run that occurred on Monday, September 19, at approximately 8 a.m. at a convenience store on Highway 12 in Starks. 

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“We never lost water,” said Sulphur Mayor Mike Danahay. “We were down to a trickle at one point because we were running the whole city on one plant.”

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The Calcasieu Parish School Board confirmed Sunday that all CPSB schools, facilities and virtual learning will be closed through Wednesday, Aug. 16, due to the potential threat of tropical weather from Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura. CPSB will provide an update on the status of sch…

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Gov. John Bel Edwards, in a news briefing Sunday, urged Louisiana residents to be prepared to stay wherever they are at sundown for the next 72 hours.

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Students in Nichole Trahan’s fifth grade class at Our Lady’s School were crestfallen Monday after returning to their classroom to find an “antique” cookie jar smashed on the floor, along with all the cookies they had been promised.

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The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in an early-morning armed robbery of a convenience store on Nelson Road in Lake Charles.

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LAKE CHARLES — The third suspect, arrested Tuesday night on one count of accessory after the fact in connection to the Monday night murder of Sulphur man Steven Woodruff, has been identified as Sirmalachi Bergeaux, 21, of Welsh.  

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded gunman dressed all in black opened fire during "college night" at a country music bar in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing in terror, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead.

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Incumbent Chris Wilrye will once again serve as Westlake Police Chief, after defeating opponent Corporal Jason P. Ledet, an eight-year veteran of the police department, 1,069 to 400, or 73 percent to 27 percent, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State’s website as of press time.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Suspicious packages addressed to actor Robert De Niro and former Vice President Joe Biden were intercepted Thursday, and investigators said they were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN.

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Family Foundation of Southwest Louisiana (Family Foundation) was presented with a $100,000 donation from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office in support of the Children’s Advocacy Center. Proceeds were donated through the Family Foundation Capital Campaign, which is raising funds to expand …

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A Sulphur resident expressed gratitude at the Monday night meeting of the Sulphur City Council, for the Sulphur Police Department’s “compassion and professionalism” when responding to a recent tragedy.

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In a presentation on the City’s fire rating, Sulphur Fire Chief Dan Selph explained that individual properties can have a different fire rating than that of the city in which they are located.

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Despite tougher standards enacted by the state’s property insurance association, the Sulphur Fire Department received an even better fire rating in its last assessment, than it had previously.

The trial of Kevin Daigle, accused of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent in 2015, is being moved to Lafayette.

A murder warrant has been issued for Ronald G. Mclain, 57, of Beaumont, Texas, in the death of John Michael Deville, who was found alongside his vehicle on I-10 near Sulphur Tuesday.

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A crime spree that began in Texas on Tuesday ended in the back yard of a Carlyss residence Wednesday, when a Sulphur Police officer shot an Alabama man brandishing a shotgun.