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The News & Observer
‘Enough is enough’: Raleigh mayor, challenger speak out against violence, racismRaleigh mayor, challenger speak out against violence, white supremacy in Charlo
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
Raleigh mayor, challenger speak out against violence, white supremacy in Charlottesville | News & Observer Charles Francis, left, and Nancy McFarlane. Contributed photo, 2015 News & Observer file photo Charles Francis, left, and Nancy McFarlane.... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Charleston Police investigating hit and run that injured pedestrianincident took place at approximately 1:52 a.m. at the intersection of Meeting a
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
incident took place at approximately 1:52 a.m. at the intersection of Meeting and Woolfe Streets, police spokesman Charles Francis said. A pedestrian was attempting to cross Meeting Street within the crosswalk when the victim was struck by... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Charleston investigators identify shoplifting suspect captured on cameraare looking for Gregory Lamar Noisette. "A warrant has been issued for his arr
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
are looking for Gregory Lamar Noisette. "A warrant has been issued for his arrest for shoplifting," said Charles Francis with Charleston police. Police say the suspect entered East Bay Wine and Spirits on East Bay Street at... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Three-vehicle accident slowing traffic in both directions of James Island Connectorand involves three vehicles. One person has been transported to MUSC with non-
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
and involves three vehicles. One person has been transported to MUSC with non-life threatening injuries, according to Charles Francis with the Charleston Police Department. This is a developing story. Check back for details. Copyright 2017... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Charleston Police postpones Saturday Community Unity Day over weather concernsof an 80 percent chance of rain tonight, there are serious concerns about its u
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
of an 80 percent chance of rain tonight, there are serious concerns about its usability for the event," police spokesman Charles Francis said. He said another concern was a chance of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon. Police Community Unity Day... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Police searching for missing Charleston manhis home earlier on Saturday. Arnold Frank Burrell was last seen leaving his h
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 days ago
his home earlier on Saturday. Arnold Frank Burrell was last seen leaving his home Saturday, according to police spokesman Charles Francis. He may be traveling in a beige-colored 2012 Kia Sorento with SC license tag NVU972, Francis said. Burrell... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Police searching for missing manhis home earlier on Saturday. Arnold Frank Burrell was last seen leaving his h
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 11 days ago
his home earlier on Saturday. Arnold Frank Burrell was last seen leaving his home Saturday, according to police spokesman Charles Francis. He may be traveling in a beige-colored 2012 Kia Sorento with SC license tag NVU972, Francis said. Burrell... Read more
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New Now Next
The Department Of Justice Was Just Ordered To Find And Release 1950s Gay "Purge" Documentsused to justify the termination of thousands of LGBT government employees well
New Now Next / Posted 13 days ago
used to justify the termination of thousands of LGBT government employees well beyond Eisenhower’s administration. Charles Francis, the lawsuit’s plaintiff and president of LGBT advocacy group The Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C.,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Court orders files release of '50s FBI 'purge of gay federal workers'employees that could be national security risks, is believed to have initiated
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
employees that could be national security risks, is believed to have initiated a 'purge' of gay federal employees Charles Francis, president of The Mattachine Society of Washington, DC, has said that the gay rights organization requested... Read more
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EuroNews
Court Tells Justice Department to Release 1950s Gay 'Purge' Documentsdiscrimination against LGBT Americans, and these documents will reveal how that
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
discrimination against LGBT Americans, and these documents will reveal how that order was implemented and enforced," Charles Francis, president of the Mattachine Society of Washington D.C., the lawsuit's plaintiff, told NBC News. "We're... Read more
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NBC News
Court tells Justice Department to release 1950s gay "purge" documentsdiscrimination against LGBT Americans, and these documents will reveal how that
NBC News / Posted 14 days ago
discrimination against LGBT Americans, and these documents will reveal how that order was implemented and enforced,” Charles Francis, president of the Mattachine Society of Washington D.C., the lawsuit’s plaintiff, told NBC News. “We’re... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bones Found After Charleston Water Main Breakdiscovered bones that were exposed after a water main broke in South Carolina's
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
discovered bones that were exposed after a water main broke in South Carolina's largest city. Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said officers couldn't immediately determine if the bones were from a human or an animal. Francis says the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Bones found after South Carolina water main breakdiscovered bones that were exposed after a water main broke in South Carolina's
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 14 days ago
discovered bones that were exposed after a water main broke in South Carolina's largest city. Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said officers couldn't immediately determine if the bones were from a human or an animal. Francis says the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bones found after South Carolina sewage line collapseAuthorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city exposed bones. Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said officers couldn't immediately determine if the bones were from a human or an animal. Francis says the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Bones found after South Carolina sewage line collapseAuthorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city exposed bones. Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said officers couldn't immediately determine if the bones were from a human or an animal. Francis says the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Bones found after South Carolina sewage line collapseAuthorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city exposed bones. Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said officers couldn't immediately determine if the bones were from a human or an animal. Francis says the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bones found after South Carolina sewage line collapseAuthorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
Authorities say the collapse of a sewage line in South Carolina's largest city exposed bones. Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said officers couldn't immediately determine if the bones were from a human or an animal. Francis says the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Charleston Police searching for missing endangered womanseen walking away from Sugar Magnolia Way in the Grand Oaks neighborhood at app
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
seen walking away from Sugar Magnolia Way in the Grand Oaks neighborhood at approximately noon Wednesday, police spokesman Charles Francis said. Wessells-Vitalie was last seen wearing an orange striped dress, he said. She is said to be on foot and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Democratic Party endorses challenger in Raleigh mayor’s raceWake Democratic Party endorses Charles Francis for Raleigh mayor | News & Obser
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Wake Democratic Party endorses Charles Francis for Raleigh mayor | News & Observer The Wake County Democrat Party is not supporting Nancy McFarlane, right, for mayor. The group is instead endorsing attorney Charles Francis, left. 2015 News &... Read more
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The News & Observer
2 dozen covet Raleigh Council membershipand could even claim the same internationally, as she’s bringing the Dalai Lama
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
and could even claim the same internationally, as she’s bringing the Dalai Lama to the Capital City in the fall. Attorney Charles Francis, who served briefly on the council in the early 1990s, certainly has some bona fides and will make for a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Police release photos of suspect in multiple West Ashley burglariesconnection with burglaries at West Ashley businesses. The burglaries have occu
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 days ago
connection with burglaries at West Ashley businesses. The burglaries have occurred within the past week, police spokesman Charles Francis said. The businesses that were burglarized were not identified in the release. Anyone with information on... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Folly Road re-opened after fatal car accidenthave since been re-opened. The call came in at 12:32 p.m., they say. Charlest
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
have since been re-opened. The call came in at 12:32 p.m., they say. Charleston Police are investigating the crash, said Charles Francis with Charleston Police. Witnesses say one vehicle was overturned. There is no word on injuries, but tires... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Several lanes of Folly Rd. remain closed after fatal accidentGriffith to Fort Johnson are closed to traffic and one northbound lane at the s
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
Griffith to Fort Johnson are closed to traffic and one northbound lane at the scene is closed as well, police spokesman Charles Francis said. Southbound motorists can avoid the accident by taking George Griffith to Riverland and Riverland to... Read more
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The News & Observer
6 things to know about the Raleigh City Council electionsRepublicans each year and has won handily. This year, she’s facing Republican P
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
Republicans each year and has won handily. This year, she’s facing Republican Paul Fitts, a mortgage lender, and Democrat Charles Francis, an attorney. McFarlane, a three-term incumbent who co-founded a pharmaceutical services company, likely has... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Kentucky man surrenders to Charleston PD in sexual exposure caseof Somerset, Kentucky surrendered to investigators Monday morning. "He was wit
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 24 days ago
of Somerset, Kentucky surrendered to investigators Monday morning. "He was with his attorney when he surrendered," said Charles Francis with Charleston police."His bond is $35,000." Investigators say Larch was wanted in reference to a sexual... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Calhoun Street reopen to traffic after disabled tractor-trailer towed1:16 p.m., a tweet from Charleston Police indicated the roadway was reopened.
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 24 days ago
1:16 p.m., a tweet from Charleston Police indicated the roadway was reopened. Shortly before 11 a.m., police spokesman Charles Francis said the vehicle, located at Calhoun and Rutledge Streets, was blocking two westbound lanes of Calhoun Street... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Disabled tractor-trailer closes lanes downtownand Rutledge Streets and two westbound lanes of Calhoun Street, from Rutledge t
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 24 days ago
and Rutledge Streets and two westbound lanes of Calhoun Street, from Rutledge to Ashley Avenue, are closed, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Crews are expected to tow the truck out soon. Copyright 2017 WCSC. All rights re... Read more
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The News & Observer
Who’s running for Raleigh City Council?East Wake High School and UNC-Pembroke. He previously ran in 2011 for an at-la
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
East Wake High School and UNC-Pembroke. He previously ran in 2011 for an at-large seat on the Raleigh City Council. ▪ Charles Francis is a Democrat who works as a lawyer and businessman. He was a federal prosecutor before launching a private... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
No suspects identified after noose found outside councilman's homefor this incident and have not determined whether the noose represented a threa
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 27 days ago
for this incident and have not determined whether the noose represented a threat against Seekings, police spokesman Charles Francis said. After speaking with residents in the area, police say nothing of concern was reported before the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
All lanes of Don Holt Bridge reopen after Wednesday night netting collapsemoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 27 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. That netting collapsed onto the roadway at approximately 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, trapping several... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Police searching for man wanted in car break-inJr. is wanted for breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and property crime e
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 28 days ago
Jr. is wanted for breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and property crime enhancement, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Blake is 6’03” tall and weighs about 190 pounds. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Eastbound lanes of Don Holt Bridge reopen after Wednesday night netting collapsemoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. That netting collapsed onto the roadway at approximately 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, trapping several... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Eastbound lanes of Don Holt Bridge reopen after Wednesday night netting collapsemoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. That netting collapsed onto the roadway at approximately 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, trapping several... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Eastbound lanes of Don Holt Bridge reopenmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Eastbound lanes of Don Holt Bridge reopenmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
Hawaii News Now / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WALB Albany
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WALB Albany / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning after netting fallsmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Don Holt expected to re-open Thursday morning, no injuries reportedmoved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performe
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 28 days ago
moved through the area were on the bridge because of maintenance being performed on the bridge, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. Traffic at a stop onDon Holt EB & WB. Netting/tarp fell down on cars. DOT has been notified and NCPD... Read more
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