March 21, 2012 6:33 PM
Several Gueydan homes were destroyed and a cemetery was damaged after a tornado touched down early Wednesday morning. The EF-1 tornado stretched about 40 yards wide and winds whipped more than 100 miles per hour. "It sounded like a train whistling, and all of a sudden I felt the pressure... more »
March 9, 2012 5:28 PM
Fast food restaurants have a bad reputation for packing on the pounds and in some cases being blamed for childhood obesity. McDonald's is doing something about that, starting with adding fruit to kids' meals. "I was surprised to see the apple slices in it, I think it's wonderful," said parent... more »
July 16, 2011 3:54 PM
TW-Telecom users in Southern Louisana were without phone service today. Representatives say storms moving through Lake Charles knocked out power to their main office. Roughly 140 claims were filed, but representatives weren't sure how many people were actually affected. The lines were down in Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette,... more »
March 6, 2011 12:18 AM
Officials say an early morning tornado claimed a woman's life and injured 11 people Saturday morning. Dozens of power lines went down, several gas leaks were reported and tops were ripped off of homes. The town's mayor, Jim Petitjean called for a mandatory evacuation in northwest Rayne. About fifteen-hundred had... more »
August 20, 2010 6:03 PM
On Monday, August 23 at 9:00 a.m., Senator Willie Mount and Representative Brett Geymann will unveil a Memorial Dedication marker located on US Hwy 171 at milepost 5.6 in Calcasieu Parish. A section of Hwy 171, beginning at the intersection of Sam Houston Jones Parkway will be renamed "Senior Trooper... more »
June 5, 2010 11:41 PM
Congratulations to our KATC team!
Our crew took home more first place plaques at Saturday's Associated Press Awards Banquet than any other station in the state. The AP awards are judged by other journalists out of state. The plaques were handed out this afternoon in Baton Rouge.
Those... more »
February 11, 2010 12:37 PM
In light of the recent "Who Dat" logo controversy, Senator David Vitter has printed up his own "Who Dat" shirt.
To read Senator Vitter's original story CLICK HERE , to purchase the T-shirt CLICK HERE .
November 24, 2009 7:08 PM
Interstate 10 in Lake Charles is now open for motorist traveling on Interstate 10 east and westbound through Lake Charles.
On November 24 at 11:00 am, a tractor trailer transporting butane overturned near the Interstate 10 exit in the city of Westlake. State Police Emergency Services were called to... more »
November 20, 2009 7:25 PM
For 24-year-old Adam Doucet and a friend, a Wednesday night out downtown was far from over as they said their goodbyes. "We were in the parking lot and standing against the car, saying goodnight and then all of a sudden I feel a 9 millimeter up against my head," Doucet... more »
November 19, 2009 1:14 PM
When it comes to privacy settings on Facebook users have several choices---"Everyone", "Friends of Friends" or "Only Friends". But it's the "My Network and Friends" setting that seem to confuse people...
November 19, 2009 7:45 AM
Congratulation's to Roxanne Lavergne of Sunset.
Roxanne is the winner of KATC's $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for Wednesday, November 18, 2009.
Tune in tonight at 10pm and find out who the next lucky winner is.....it could be you!
November 17, 2009 7:27 AM
Congratulations to Selena Pontiff of Abbeville!
Selena is the winner of the $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for Monday, November 16, 2009!
November 12, 2009 7:20 AM
Congratulations to Terry Bosley of Lafayette!
Terry is the winner of KATC's $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for Wednesday, November 11, 2009.
Tune in every weeknight at 10pm when we announce another lucky winner.
November 10, 2009 7:40 AM
Congratulations to Anthony Tauzin of New Iberia!
Anthony is the winner of the $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for Monday, November 9, 2009.
Stay tuned to KATC and KATC.com as we announce another winner tonight at 10pm.