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City of Westlake looking to hit casino revenue jackpot

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The city of Westlake is close to hitting the jackpot when it comes to casino revenue. Last year, 23-million dollars from the three local casinos and Delta Downs slots was pooled and then distributed by the Calcasieu Parish Gaming Revenue District. The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and City of Lake Charles get the most, about 10-million dollars apiece. Sulphur, DeQuincy, Vinton and Iowa take a smaller cut based on population. Westlake hasn't been in the pool and has received almost n... More>>

Cawthorne Jr. guilty as charged in Lake Arthur murder Video included

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A jury finds Roderick Cawthorne junior guilty as charged in the beating death of a lake Arthur man  in 2015.    was in the courtroom as the verdict came down. Cawthorne junior was whisked away to a neighboring jail soon after the jury found him guilty of second degree murder and guilty of obstruction of justice for trying to cover it up.    Jeff Davis special prosecutor rick Bryant says it's been an emotional time for the family of the victim-- 73 year old ...

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Traffic control needed for busy intersection; resident: 'We see a wreck every weekend' Video included

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Hargrove said the biggest problem on the intersection of the 200 block of South Shattuck Street and the 1-10 Service Road (Church Road) is the location of the stop sign off the feeder road that seems to be ignored by drivers according to residents. 

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GEO Group terminates contract with Allen Correctional Center Video included

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GEO, the private managing company of Allen Correctional Center, is pulling their management contract with the facility, beginning August 20th. The relationship the town of Kinder has with the Correctional Center runs deep, from employment to partnerships, and many say they're shocked by the sudden question regarding the facility's future. "We really didn't know what was going on, we heard rumors but nothing concrete," said the Mayor of Kinder, Wayland LaFarge. H...

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CPSO: Man arrested for sexual battery

(Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
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An Arizona man has been arrested at a local casino on the charges of sexual battery, authorities with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office said.

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Sci-Fi Saturday transports fans back in time Video included

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Sci-fi fans were transported back in time Saturday. The Mines Theatre in Sulphur hosted Sci-Fi Saturday, where people could come watch old Science fiction films in 3D, like "Robot Monster."

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Annual Gulf Coast Shrimp and Jazz Festival hits the Civic Center Video included

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The annual Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival hit the Civic Center Saturday.

Everyone of all ages came to enjoy savory tastes of gulf shrimp and smooth sounds of local jazz musicians.

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Garth Brooks world tour stops in Lafayette Video included

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Country music star Garth Brooks continues his three-year world tour with his wife Trisha Yearwood tonight in Lafayette, the first of five shows in the city. 

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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest Video included

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Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend.

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  • Residents react to Shreveport police chief's call for unity

    Residents react to Shreveport police chief's call for unity

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:40:35 GMT

    Can Shreveport create an environment in which people feel free to report crime without fear of recrimination? Some residents have doubts but also suggest ways police can help gain people's trust.

    Can Shreveport create an environment in which people feel free to report crime without fear of recrimination? Some residents have doubts but also suggest ways police can help gain people's trust.

  • Woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of man convicted of molesting her

    Brittany Monk (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)Brittany Monk (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)

    A woman pleaded guilty to her part in the murder of a man who was convicted of molesting her when she was a child.

    A woman pleaded guilty to her part in the murder of a man who was convicted of molesting her when she was a child.

  • Cawthorne Jr. guilty as charged in Lake Arthur murder

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:03:10 GMT

    A jury finds Roderick Cawthorne junior guilty as charged in the beating death of a lake Arthur man  in 2015.    was in the courtroom as the verdict came down. Cawthorne junior was whisked away to a neighboring jail soon after the jury found him guilty of second degree murder and guilty of obstruction of justice for trying to cover it up.    Jeff Davis special prosecutor rick Bryant says it's been an emotional time for the family of the victim-- 73 year old ...

    A jury finds Roderick Cawthorne junior guilty as charged in the beating death of a lake Arthur man  in 2015.    was in the courtroom as the verdict came down. Cawthorne junior was whisked away to a neighboring jail soon after the jury found him guilty of second degree murder and guilty of obstruction of justice for trying to cover it up.    Jeff Davis special prosecutor rick Bryant says it's been an emotional time for the family of the victim-- 73 year old ...

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