Sam Houston Wins the First Lake Area School Spirit Contest
With 160,601 votes cast, it’s fair to say that the first Lake Area School Spirit Contest was a success. While it was awesome to see so many votes go to support our students, our hats are off to the winners — Sam Houston High in Moss Bluff, who collared 47 percent of the vote, beating out seven other schools.
Lake Charles Police Hunt Robbery Suspect — Can You ID Him?
Lake Charles Police are searching for the man who robbed the Circle K on Jefferson Drive this past weekend. Can you help identify this man?
UPDATE: How Is Hurricane Isaac Affecting Louisiana? We’ll Keep You Updated
UPDATE: 4:44 p.m. -- No school for Jeff Davis Parish Thursday, either. UPDATE: 4:37 p.m. -- Calcasieu and Cameron parish schools will remain closed on Thursday.
Still a Week to Vote in the Lake Area School Spirit Throwdown
Flickr / juggernautco With only one more week to go in the voting, there’s still time to post enough votes to put your Lake Area school in the lead for our School Spirit Throwdown.
Picture of ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooter James Eagan Holmes Released
The University of Colorado has released a photo of the “Dark Knight Rises” shooter. James Holmes, 24, was arrested after killing 12 and wounding several dozen others during a midnight showing of the movie.
UPDATE: Gunman Kills 12, Wounds 50 in Denver Suburban Movie Theater During ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Showing [VIDEO]
UPDATES 8:23 a.m.: Police have identified the shooter as James Holmes, 24. CBS News reports that when police when to Holmes's apartment, it was "booby trapped" with ammunition and chemicals. The death toll from the attack originally reported 14 deaths, though officials have since revised that number to 12.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Deputies Search for Starks Convenience Store Robber [PHOTOS]
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for this guy. He robbed a convenience store. Do you know him?
Eleven-Year-Old Boy Leads CPSO on Late Night, High-Speed Interstate Chase
It was 2 o’clock in the morning when a car went speeding past a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputy on Interstate 10 about two miles west of Sulphur. At first, maybe it looked like a typical late night speeder, but according to the CPSO, nothing about this traffic violation was normal.
UPDATE: Search for Missing UL Lafayette Student Mickey Shunick Goes Statewide — As Does $25,000 Reward
UPDATE: The reward was upped to $25,000 Wednesday afternoon. Also, the tips line to Lafayette Police has changed. She turned 22 yesterday, but she wasn’t able to share it with her friends. She missed her brother’s graduation. Michaela “Mickey” Shunick of Lafayette has been missing since Saturday night, and the search for her is growing wider and wider.
Joshua Ledet Enters on Mardi Gras Float, Rocks Lake Charles for American Idol Homecoming [VIDEO]
After an incredible day of interviews, parades, catching up with family and just generally being hounded by “American Idol’s” camera crews on Saturday, Joshua Ledet made his stunning entrance into Burton Coliseum for his homecoming concert. Neither his entrance nor singing disappointed. It was a fitting end to an amazing day.
Everything You Need To Know About Joshua Ledet’s ‘American Idol’ Concert At Burton Coliseum
Being a part of ‘American Idol’s’ Top 3 has its privileges — namely, you get to come home and see your family and friends. When it comes to Josh, that group is getting larger by the minute! While Josh will be in our studios Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and on the streets of Westlake for a parade at noon, he’ll blow the doors off the Burton Coliseum at 6 p.m. during his “pep rally” performance. He
Joshua Ledet Parade Moved Up In Attempt to Beat Saturday’s Rain
The thing to remember about all the Joshua Ledet “American Idol” festivities scheduled for this weekend is that they’re all being pretty much made up out of thin air, so that means things change quickly and often.