13:30 Newscast, April 30th, 2015

LSU students are at the Capitol today protesting cuts to higher education. President F King Alexander says there are many scenarios higher ed is looking at in the face of massive reductions. He says cuts need to be mitigated substantially or colleges throughout the state may consider filing for bankruptcy…:
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He says these students have every right to be concerned.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said it will not interview former LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins about the murder of a pregnant woman until after the NFL draft. Cpl. Don Coppola with BRPD said an interview with Collins has not been scheduled. Police continue to say the draft prospect is not a suspect.

A teacher from Beau Chene High School is in trouble after being accused of making out with a student inside a classroom. St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Clay Higgins says 25-year-old Gregory Fontenot allegedly kissed a 17-year-old after school, but denies the allegation…:
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25-year-old Gregory Fontenot is charged with one count of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student.

State Police announce a recent multi-state operation which resulted in the rescue of six missing or exploited children. Lt. JB Slaton says between April 14th-16th, several agencies took part in an initiative which is designed to teach troopers how to recognize children at-risk children are exploited for sexual purposes…:
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Slaton says the participants in the operation included nine states and two municipalities.