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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Charges pending against Lake Charles student
LAKE CHARLES - Charges are pending against a 12 year old middle school student who claimed to have brought a bomb to school.
Police were called to F.K. White Middle School in Lake Charles around 2:30 Monday afternoon regarding a possible bomb being discovered.
The school was evacuated. The Louisiana State Police bomb detection team was called and declared it was not a bomb.
The investigation revealed the student had an old-style portable radio wrapped with tape in his backpack.
The student was released to his parents and the investigation is ongoing.