09:30 Newscast May 5, 2015

The Baton Rouge Police Department says after their interview Monday with former LSU Tiger La’el Collins, he is still not a suspect in the April 24th murder of Brittany Mills. Jeff Palermo reports…

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It has been announced that Governor Bobby Jindal has a book coming out in October. The book is entitled “American Will: The Forgotten Choices That Changed Our Republic.” In the book, the governor reviews historical events ranging from the Louisiana Purchase to the Cold War. He calls the book a call to arms for the future. Jindal previously released the book “Leadership and Crisis” in 2010.

New Orleans Representative Helena Moreno’s bill that would use money from unclaimed gambling winnings to pay for rape victims forensic medical exams clears House appropriations. Rape victim, Alexandra Stillson, says she feels like she relives the traumatic experience every time another bill comes in the mail…

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The bill passed without opposition and now heads to the House floor.

Legislation that allows for the dispensing of medicinal marijuana to patients who suffer from certain medical conditions makes it through the Senate. Technically, medical marijuana has been legal in Louisiana since 1991, but no rules were put in place for patients to receive it. New Iberia Senator Fred Mills says the bill 24 years ago was left wide open and no limitations were set…

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The bill now heads to the House for consideration.