13:30 Newscast, May 4th, 2015

Former LSU offensive tackle La’el Collins met with Baton Rouge police detectives today. Jeff Palermo has more on what happened…:
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The Slidell Police Department is investigating the death of a baby who was found inside a trash compactor at an apartment complex. Cops say a maintenance employee made the discovery this morning. Age of the child and cause of death have not yet been determined by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner and the investigation is ongoing.

Shreveport Police are investigating a fatal shooting that claimed the life of a four-year-old boy. Cpl. Marcus Hines says officers were called to a hotel room and and found the boy, identified as Cameron Morris, suffering from a single gunshot wound to the head…:
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Hines says the other child was 6 and they are working to determine who was responsible for watching the children.

The House appropriations committee approves a plan that would allow the state to draw down federal money that can be used to expand Medicaid coverage. House speaker Chuck Kleckley says it would save $200 million for the state’s budget and is real money that can be put in the general fund…:
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Since this measure is a concurrent resolution, Governor Jindal cannot veto the legislation, but it does need a two-thirds vote of both houses for passage.