Lake Charles

Independence Day is right around the corner, and with the Fourth of July this year falling on a Tuesday, it might not be bad to plan ahead as several cities will celebrate the holiday with plenty of activities.

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Beaumont police have a woman in custody for several aggravated robberies they say are linked to the murder of Kera Teel and her unborn daughter, Kyndal.

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On June 5 at about 9:00 a.m., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a local hospital in reference to a patient arriving at the hospital that had been shot.

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On May 24 at about 8:00 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a store on Highway 14 in Lake Charles in reference to two children being left at the store.

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The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in looking for a man who they say was involved in an attempted murder and armed robbery last December at a Lake Charles motel.

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On May 22 at about 8:20 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home on Arsene Road in Lake Charles in regards to a disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the complainant who advised a women had been hit by a car but was no longer at the residence and had been transported to a local hospital.

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On May 6th, during the early morning hours, a victim lost his wallet which contained credit cards. Shortly after losing his wallet, one of the victim’s credit cards was used at numerous locations in Lake Charles, Deputy Chief Mark Kraus said in a release.

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On March 23, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding a local high school teacher, Raymond P. Johnson, 31, Lake Charles, inappropriately touching one of his students on numerous occasions in May 2015 when the boy was 15 years old. The victim advised detectives that the inappropriate contact occurred when they were alone in the classroom.

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Olivia Newton John

Four-time Grammy Award winning singer and actress Olivia Newton-John will perform at the Grand Event Center inside the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Friday, April 7, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for this 21-and-older show are $50-$70 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com. Newton-John, 68, had several No. 1 hits in the ’70s including “Have You Never Been Mellow,” “Please Mr.

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The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit arrested convicted registered sex offender Joseph W. Goodwin, 46, Lake Charles, after it was learned he was no longer living at his registered address and failed to notify the proper authorities within three days, as required by law for all registered sex offenders, the department said in an April 5 release.

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