James Holmes Formally Charged with 12 Counts of First Degree Murder for the Movie-Theater …
James Holmes has been formally charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder for the July 20 massacre that took place at a movie theater at a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises”. The events that took place that night claimed the lives of 12, and wounde…
Thunderstorms in Lake Charles Cause 14,000 to Lose Power, and Damage to Civic Center
The thunderstorms that raged throughout Calcasieu Parish on Friday night, left nearly 14,000 without power, and caused minor damage to the Lake Charles Civic Center.
Brandon Scott Lavergne Indicted for First Degree Murder of Mickey Shunick and New Victim
A Lafayette Parish grand jury indicted Brandon Scott Lavergne for the first degree murder of the still-missing Mickey Shunick. But in a bombshell, grand jurors also found enough evidence to also charge him with the first degree murder of an Acadia Parish woman who was found dead in 1999.
Mosquito Outbreak Expected in Calcasieu Parish Due to Heavy Rains
Calcasieu Parish Mosquito Control Director Scott Willis has announced that mosquito populations in Southwest Louisiana are expected to explode due to the recent amount of rainfall.
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Announces App to Enable Citizens to Report Local Problems
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury depends on local citizens to report local inadequacies such as potholes, sidewalk hazards, and stray animals to them so they can respond. Today they announced the launch of their Calcasieu EagleApp which strives to make it easier for citizens on the go to perfo…