10:30 LRN Newscast May 23

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.

Cut 2 (29) “…I’m Matt Doyle.” 

A 32-year-old Delhi man is dead after his mid-sized SUV rear-ended a tractor-trailer, lodged underneath, and caught fire. State Police say Ian Petit was killed shortly after 6:30 Sunday night on Interstate 20 near Holly Ridge. Police said the driver of the tractor-trailer truck was not injured in the crash.

The Louisiana Department of Health has issued an alert for healthcare providers in the Alexandria area over a significant increase in the number of new syphilis cases. Region Six Medical Director Dr. David Holcombe says the number of early syphilis cases among women was up 62 percent from 2019 to 2020…

Cut 7 (11)  “…doubled.”

The Louisiana health department has confirmed the state’s first two cases of the India COVID-19 variant. LSU Health Shreveport Virologist Dr. Jeremy Kamil says the two cases were detected in Caddo Parish and the current COVID-19 vaccines are effective against this variant strain…

Cut 14 (12) “…changing a little bit.”