Luke Burdsall, KPLC

Luke Burdsall


Lake Charles, LA, United States

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Past articles by Luke:

Lake Charles police officer gives woman a ride home, goes viral online

A viral video on Facebook shows a Lake Charles officer giving a woman walking down the street a ride home. → Read More

Boozoo Zydeco Labor Day celebration marks 35th anniversary

The family and friends of the late Boozoo Chavis continue his tradition of bringing the whole community together for an all-day-long event of music, dancing, food, and more. → Read More

Lake Charles Cajun Navy accepting donations for Dorian victims

With this major hurricane posing a threat to the United States, the Cajun Navy has been strategizing a plan to bring some relief to the people who are going to be affected by this storm. → Read More

Local doctor reacts to FDA push for graphic cigarette labeling

This month, the Food and Drug Administration took a stand on smoking, proposing a graphic labeling campaign on cigarette packaging to warn about the risk. → Read More

SHERIFF: School threats come with major repercussions

We treat it as if it is happening and it is happening to our children and we take each one of them very seriously. → Read More

Unique calf born with 5 legs finds home in SWLA

regardless, they don’t treat her any different from any other animals on the farm. → Read More

SOWELA ranked one of top 20 community colleges in the country

A yearly ranking by Wallethub of community colleges across the country has placed SOWELA not only number one in the state, but number 11 out of 710 → Read More

NAMI expresses need for mental health awareness

“It’s easier for someone to purchase a gun than it is to get mental help for their condition” → Read More

Lagrange High School class of 1961’s veterans honored

Today some of the veterans from that class came back to accept a plaque dedicated in their honor. → Read More

License plate reading cameras aim to combat uninsured driving in Jennings

One new addition to Jeff Davis Parish is a camera that scans and reads license plates to look out for uninsured drivers. → Read More

DeRidder teachers parade in a “spirit bus” to get kids excited for school

Ahead of the first day of school teachers at K.R. Hanchey Elementary in DeRidder got the community excited by parading in a spirit bus. → Read More

Ralph Abraham promises to start work on new I-10 bridge if elected in October

A promise from President Donald Trump about building a new i-10 bridge is now a talking point for those running for governor. → Read More

Shrimp and crawfish origin bill to be enforced September 1

with the new law in effect that requires restaurants to disclose information about their crawfish and shrimp's origin, it could help customers avoid eating from foreign sources → Read More

Over 20 dogs recovering after rescue in Beauregard Parish

24 dogs were rescued from the property, all appearing to have been without food and water for days to weeks. → Read More

STATE POLICE: Do not drive the wrong way to avoid traffic on I-210 Bridge

Trooper Derek Senegal with Louisiana State Police says the situation has some drivers going to extremes to avoid it all. → Read More

BBB warning travelers of scam involving Expedia

It’s one of the things most people look forward to throughout the year, a nice, well deserved vacation. And as with anything in life, sometimes things change, and reservations have to be moved or canceled. But the BBB says there is a new scam targeting those individuals. → Read More

FDA warns of common sugar substitute that can be deadly for dogs

Mans best friend, most of them love to sniff around their environment and get into just about anything. But the food and drug administration issued a warning about a common sugar substitute called xylitol that, if eaten by them, it can be dangerous and even life threatening. → Read More

Oberlin Baptist church helping community members after flooding from Barry

After last week’s rain in Southwest Louisiana, many are still dealing with the aftermath of flooding. → Read More

Financial experts discuss ways to help improve credit score

"They need to have credit that they can manage, that’s the main thing" → Read More

Medical professional warns public about the dangers of ‘synthetic marijuana’

Synthetic marijuana has been in the U.S. as an alternative to traditional marijuana for more than a decade, but most users don't know what they're putting in their body. → Read More