9:30 LRN Newscast May 22

State Police has released all of the video evidence they have from their encounter with Ronald Greene in 2019, a Black man who died in police custody. Matt Doyle has the story.
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The Rayne Police Department says they’ve arrested 41-year-old Scott Cooper of Church Point for fatally shooting a 17-year-old last Sunday. Cooper is facing one count of second-degree murder. The teenage victim was found in his vehicle. Family and friends have identified him as Garrison Gautreaux, a student at Notre Dame High School. Police have not released a motive.

Governor Edwards announces a $30-million buyout program for Greinwich Terrace in Lake Charles, a neighborhood that has flooded three times over the past four years. Police Jury President Brian Abshire says the buyout program is optional as the state understands relocating and leaving your home is difficult…
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The neighborhood has approximately 300 homes.

Governor Edwards says the state is considering implementing a vaccine incentive program similar to efforts in other states. Ten states have so far adopted incentive programs ranging from lotteries to free beer and even a 100-dollar savings bond. Edwards says they’re carefully studying those efforts.
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30-percent of the state’s population is fully vaccinated.