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The sheriff's investigation eventually made its way to Cynthia Killingsworth, first district attorney for Calcasieu Parish. Largely because of the text message, Killingsworth decided against any charges for Mercer or his girlfriend. "What else can I do ...
Tuesday, at approximately 11:50 a.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office received a call from the CSE Federal Credit Union, located at 1170 Sam Houston Jones Parkway in Moss Bluff in reference to a robbery.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has released an image of the type of hoodie worn by a suspect during Monday's robbery of CSE Federal Credit Union in Moss Bluff.
It will take yet another chunk of tax dollars to complete a new road and canopy at Prien Lake Elementary in Lake Charles. The student pick-up/drop-off area is needed to improve traffic congestion on Nelson Road.
A job fair hosted by the Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 24, at the Managan Recreation Center, 1000 McKinley Street in Westlake.
In today's Sunrise Pet Shop segment, we'll show you what pets are up for adoption through the Calcasieu Parish Animal Shelter.
LAKE CHARLES - A 37-year-old man from Orange is a suspect in a deadly shooting Sunday in Vinton, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's officials announced Monday in a news release.
According to the March 1, 2017 guilty plea, law enforcement officers pulled over Jefferson's vehicle April 14, 2016 on Interstate 10 in Calcasieu Parish for a traffic violation. An officer searched the vehicle and found 6.5 pounds of cocaine and 6 ...
Louisiana - The Calcasieu Parish father who was charged after his first grade son took a gun to school resulting in the shooting of the son's classmate is back in jail after having his bond revoked on an unrelated 2015 vehicular homicide charge.
The Southwest Louisiana Safe Sleep Task Force has partnered up with the Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office, local law enforcement, businesses and area hospitals to put on this baby shower and inform families about this issue.
Erickson said Calcasieu Parish was recently recertified for the StormReady program. The program, started in 1999 in Tulsa, Okla.
The legal wrangling between the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office and Joseph Palermo Jr. over the local businessman's $1.2 million reimbursement to the state for prosecution and investigation costs has been settled, said D.A.
After the arrest of a father and son in an accidental shooting of a 7 year old at Moss Bluff Elementary, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said the incident was 100% preventable.
A Louisiana man has been arrested on charges of stalking and obscenity after authorities say they found him naked and masturbating in the woods.
Louisiana State Police is asking for help identifying a vehicle in connection with a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run Thursday night. Sgt.
MOSS BLUFF - A father and son have been arrested after the accidental shooting of a 7-year-old boy while inside a Calcasieu Parish classroom on Monday. According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the initial investigation revealed a first ...
"The Calcasieu Parish police jury donated $27,000 towards the project and Phillips 66 donated $26,000 to it," said Westlake Mayor Robert "Bob" Hardey.
An El Salvador man arrested in Calcasieu Parish has pleaded guilty to reentering the United States without permission for the sixth time, Acting U.S.
Currently, the Calcasieu Parish school Board keeps those not taking the exam in the testing room, allowing them to "quietly read a library book during the testing time.
A man and his 17-year-old son have been booked with negligent injury in connection with the accidental shooting Tuesday at Moss Bluff Elementary in Calcasieu Parish, according to a report by KATC.
LAKE CHARLES - A 57-year-old naked man was found masturbating in the woods Wednesday afternoon after unsuccessfully trying to have sex with a woman in a home nearby, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's officials announced Thursday in a news release.
Calcasieu Parish, LA (KPLC) -. Two have been arrested in connection with the accidental shooting of a 7-year-old at Moss Bluff Elementary, in Moss Bluff Louisiana, Monday.
LAKE CHARLES - A 57-year-old naked man was found masturbating in the woods Wednesday afternoon after unsuccessfully trying to have sex with a woman in a home nearby, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's officials announced Thursday in a news release.
A six-member team from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office tactical unit endured two days of grueling physical and mental tests to come out on top at a recent statewide SWAT competition in Bossier City.
What's good about Naloxone is that it has no other effects than treating someone who is overdosing on opiates. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said deputies know how to spot the physical signs of an overdose, but sometimes the symptoms may only ...
According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Meche was shot in a first grade classroom at Moss Bluff Elementary school Monday when another child brought the gun to school and it fell out of a backpack.
Because our officers come in contact with these drugs also," said Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso. Over the weekend it was reported an Ohio police officer came in contact with a drug causing him to black out.
Calcasieu Parish officials say the shooting of a student at Moss Bluff Elementary in Louisiana Monday morning was accidental.
BEAUMONT - A Louisiana child remains in pediatric ICU after being accidentally shot at Moss Bluff Elementary in Calcasieu Parish on Monday. Deputies say another first grade student brought a gun to school in his backpack. "These days it doesn't take ...
A 7-year-old was accidentally shot Monday morning (May 15) at an elementary school classroom in Calcasieu Parish, near Lake Charles, authorities said.
However, once the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office completes its investigation, the results will be forwarded to the District Attorney's Office to determine if charges should be filed against the gun owner.
But, Glapion said, she found her "life's work" as a nurse in the Calcasieu Parish Head Start program. "She became such a powerful force in that program.
law enforcement agencies in Calcasieu Parish will mark police Week - which honors officers who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty - with several events May 15-20.
A Lafayette businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison for double billing the Calcasieu Parish school system for leased copiers.
A recent study reveals South Carolina has the highest SLD dropout rate at 33-percent but the Bayou State isn't far behind at 31-percent.
Calcasieu Parish: $72,310 (202 days). East Baton Rouge Parish: $76,300 (240 days). Evangeline Parish: $60,187 (202 days). Iberia Parish: $74,550 (202 days).
Diggs was arrested in Calcasieu Parish near Lake Charles on July 3, 2016. He was held there for months while dealing with separate charges of unauthorized entry and criminal damage to property, authorities said.
A 36 year-old Lake Charles man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of his victim on Thursday, said the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. Lucas J. Vincent was originally charged with aggravated burglary for striking Danny Lejeune, 53 ...
Carol J. Vincent filed a complaint on April 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Lake Charles Division against city of Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Ernest Barkate, Lawrence Edward Knicks and Robert ...
He said that Westlake police detectives Vinson Johnson and Curtis Lyons are heading up the investigation and that the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was assisting them. "That is all the information we have at this time. As soon as we have more ...
Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court Lynn Jones is warning residents of a current scam in which callers tell residents that must pay a fine for missing jury duty.
The investigation continues this morning into a motorcycle pursuit that ended in Calcasieu Parish. Plus, a Ville Platte woman is in Jeff Davis Parish Jail this morning after threatening to file a false report of rape against a police officer.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies say Lucas J. Vincent, 36, hit Danny Lejeune, 53, in the head while Lejeune worked on his truck outside of his home on April 24.
A high-speed pursuit that began in Cameron Parish ended with a vehicle crash in Calcasieu Parish Sunday evening, according to authorities.
Sgt. Lorne Mott of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office passed away Friday night, the Sheriff's Office has confirmed.
Five defendants have been sentenced for their roles in a methamphetamine conspiracy in Calcasieu Parish, Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced on Friday, May 5. United States District Judge Donald E. Walter sentenced Steven Paul ...
Lake Charles Mayor-elect Nic Hunter announced Thursday that he signed a letter of resignation to vacate his seat as the District 5 Calcasieu Parish police juror. Hunter defeated Wilford Carter in the April 29 mayoral runoff election. He will replace ...
According to the guilty pleas, the defendants conspired to obtain methamphetamine from sources in the Houston and Dallas areas between March 2014 through September 2014, which they distributed in the Calcasieu Parish area. law enforcement agents ...
"All the public safety agencies around the parish have been on calls all day long," Dick Gremillion, director of the Calcasieu Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, said late Wednesday afternoon. He said lightning strikes caused fires earlier in the ...
The Calcasieu Parish Office of Homeland security and Emergency Preparedness, in consultation with Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso, have issued a State of Emergency for areas north of the I-10 Bridge on the Calcasieu River, extending to the parish ...






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