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Westlake man charged with second degree battery
A 73-year-old Westlake man faces charges after allegedly throwing bleach on a woman causing lesions and burns to the victims eyes. Video Video
Jump Start Career Education Program
Continued funding has been approved for the state’s new “Jump Start Career Education Program." Video Video
Five face serious charges after shooting
What's being called a "drug-deal gone bad" in DeQuincy leaves one person recovering from a gunshot wound. And at least five facing some serious charges. Video Video
Glean: Child Abuse Awareness Month
This is the second time that Glean has collected for this particular organization, but Glean's creator Noelle, says when she saw the impact from the first time, she couldn't wait to help out again. Video Video
Multiple Governors take action
Three Southern Republican governors, including Governor Jindal, are writing President Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments. Video Video
Louisiana to launch new health initiative
Louisiana is launching a new statewide health initiative to give a special designation to schools, businesses and organizations deemed to be making healthy choices. Video Video
Tahj Jones continues on road to recovery
The victim of a weekend shooting continues to recover in an Alexandria hospital. 24-year-old Sulphur native and former LSU linebacker. Video Video
McNeese's radiologic science program scores big
One department at McNeese State University has a 100% passage rate. We have the details on this science department who is more than ready to enter the health world. Video Video
Couple Pleads Guilty to Beating
A man and woman accused of beating and robbing an elderly and a disabled man, have plead guilty to the crimes. Video Video
Not Guilty Plea
A man charged with killing another man in jail has pleaded not guilty in State District Court. Video Video
Murder Suicide In Lake Area
Tragedy strikes a Lake Charles family as a domestic dispute turns deadly. Video Video
Issues are surrounding Child Protective Services
An audit finds the state agency charged with protecting children in abuse and neglect situations has fewer workers, more cases, and has failed to follow its own policies. Video Video
Shocking new details in Vail murder case
New details being released in the Felix Vail murder investigation, according to a police statement released by a Mississippi newspaper. Video Video
21 year old woman’s body found
Lafayette Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death. The body of a 21-year-old woman was found in a drainage ditch in Girard Park. Video Video
CPSO Investigating Possible Murder/Suicide
On April 14, at approximately 11:35 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched in reference to a report of a mobile home on fire at 7435 Elliott Road, Lake Charles.
No injuries reported in bus accident
A bus driver and a student were taken to the hospital with minor injuries this morning following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 171. Video Video
Former LSU linebacker shot in Sulphur
An argument at a Sulphur apartment complex gets out of hand. Leaving one man fighting for his life, and another, behind bars on a $1 million dollar bond. Video Video
Jindal calls for McAllister's resignation
After security footage leaked of Louisiana Representative Vance McAllister kissing a married woman, many officials are calling for the resignation from McAllister. Video Video
Junior League celebrates 80 years
Today wraps up National Volunteerism Week, and the Junior League of Lake Charles is not only celebrating a milestone for their group, but also getting the community involved in the celebration. Video Video
CPSO looking for missing disabled man
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a disabled 67-year-old Lake Charles man that was reported missing late Tuesday. Video Video
Local attorney charged with domestic abuse
A Lake Charles man and woman turn themselves in yesterday after a warrant for their arrest was issued. Video Video
Vote for your favorite SWLA restaurant!
The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau is inviting the public to vote for their top three favorite restaurants. Video Video
Shreveport teacher suspended for name-calling
A Shreveport teacher is in hot water for innappropriate name-calling with a student. Video Video
Common Cold vs. Spring Allergies
Symptoms of the common cold and spring allergies can be similar. But knowing the difference between the two could bring you quicker relief. A local Ear, Nose, and Throat physician explains the difference between the two to help you know how to correctly diagnose them. Video Video
Risks of gestational diabetes
In health news today, It's a condition that effects 18% of pregnant women. but the chance of you developing the disease long term is much lower. Video Video
Storm leaves damage in Louisiana
The clean up has begun after storms move through parts of Louisiana damaging several homes. Video Video
Macifest returns to Lake Area
This past weekend, the Lake Area showed up in numbers at the Lake Charles Civic Center for MaciFest. Video Video
Westlake burglary suspects identified
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies were dispatched Friday morning, in reference to a burglary in progress. Video Video
Miss Lake Charles USA
Three winners were crowned including: Kendria LaFleur (Miss Lake Charles USA), Andrea Miller (Miss Lake Charles Teen USA), & Claudia Carroll (Mrs. Lake Charles).
Dangers of co-sleeping
The newest case of a baby's death has people wondering 'what went wrong?' Experts say that most infant deaths are easily preventable, and Fox News talks to a local doctor to find the easiest ways to prevent your baby from any harm. Video Video
Louisiana could reject Common Core
Louisiana could scrap its participation in the Common Core education standards. Video Video
Jindal offers alternative to Obamacare
Louisiana Governor offering an alternative to Obamacare. Video Video
Infant's death seems accidental
Putting your child in a adult sized bed alone, leaving stuffed animals in their crib, or covering them with a blankent are all dangerous habits and one of them caused the tragic death of an infant in a home in South Lake Charles. Video Video
Lake Charles opens new walking trail
The City of Lake Charles is making it their mission to get residents on their feet and active! FOX 29 News has the details on their latest project to help you do so. Video Video
Poster revealed for Downtown Crawfish Festival
Yesterday, many art projects were on display at Gallery by the Lake where the new poster was revealed for this year's Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival. Video Video
Superintendent Survey
Calcasieu Parish residents have a say in the qualities they would like the new leader of the school system to posses.
CPSO Investigating Infant Death
The Calcasieu Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an infant in Lake Charles.
Get involved with Glean!
Each month we bring you the latest on a wonderful local organization, Glean. But today, we're going to let you know how you, yourself can be involved. Video Video
Phelps Correctional to reopen
A former Dequincy prison will reopen as a transitional work program for non-violent offenders. That’s the word from the Louisiana department of corrections.
Three teens dead as party turns ugly
A shooting in Baker, Louisiana has left three teens dead and another one injured.
DeRidder man arrested for second-degree murder
The Beauregard Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder at a home west of Deridder.
$5000 for local Charity- Pink Power Mom Nominations
Kids II® is accepting nominations for the 2014 Pink Power Mom™ Program beginning Mother's Day (May 12- June 23, 2014). This program connects and empowers moms in North American (both US and Canada) by recognizing and rewarding eight women for their fight against breast cancer.
Local mother & son could face up to 20 years in prison
A Lake Charles mother and her son face up to 20 years in prison and a one-million dollar fine after pleading guilty in federal court to possession with intent to distribute illegal bath salts.
Ellis Charles, Sr. pleads guilty to felony hit and run
A case scheduled to go to trial this week in a fatal hit and run involving a wheelchair bound man came to a quick end Thursday when the defendant plead guilty to a lesser charge.
Therapist indicted on sexual battery charges
A Lake Charles marriage and family therapist has been indicted on a charge of sexual battery.
Car seat safety tips
You buckle your child into their car seat thinking you're doing the best you can to keep them safe. But did you know that most car seats aren't properly installed? Video Video
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