A building collapsed Wednesday on the edge of downtown, and the fire commissioner said as many as eight to 10 people were believed trapped in the rubble.
Dozens of paramedics and fire crews were on the scene working to find those trapped, city Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers said. At least five people were taken to hospitals, officials said.
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It’s that time of year again folks! time to party hard for Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras already next week! if you are looking for the fun in Lake Charles, you know where to be! Luna Live in the newly “reinvented” downtown Lake Charles will host Fishbone, one of America’s most eclectic and exciting bands, on Monday, Feb. 11, during the entertainment venues Lundi Gras party the day before Mardi Gras.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA — On February 27, 2012 at 6:42 p.m., Lake Charles Police Department Officers were dispatched to 714 ½ Lawrence Street in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a 30 year old black male who had been stabbed several times. Victim told Officers at the scene that he had been stabbed by Adrian Jackson. View full article »
We all know her and love her, JEN KOBER! She will be bringing the funny back to Lake Charles this Saturday night at Luna Live downtown! Don’t miss out on the laughs!Be listening to the Eric Scott Show live on Eric Scott Radio tomorrow (Friday) for tickets! This is the number to win: 337-45-DANCE! That’s 337-453-2623 when we say to call in! View full article »
Police clashed with protesters in Oakland after thousands of demonstrators shut down one of the nation’s busiest shipping ports, escalating a movement whose tactics had largely been limited to marches, rallies and tent encampments since it began in September.
The confrontation began after protesters started a large bonfire in the middle of a downtown street. Dozens of police in riot gear moved in on hundreds of protesters as the flames leapt more than 15 feet in the air from several large metal and plastic trash bins that had been pushed together. View full article »
We need to protect our downtown area! So many people want to tear everything down, then we WON’T have a downtown! A lot of times if the buildings don’t get torn down, they are renovated in such a way that they might as well torn it down! Around Lake Charles, they don’t understand the difference between “restore” and “remodel.” When restoring, you preserve and fix it up like it used to be, just in a better situation. Remodeling is what Lake Charles is stuck on, which is completely gutting out and rebuild from inside to outside, pretty much tearing down the structure without tearing it down. However, the owner of the Berdon-Campbell building is smarter than most! View full article »