4:30 LRN Newscast February 22

Two Jefferson Parish Sheriff deputies are charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a Marrero man last week. Brooke Thorington reports the shooting came as deputies surrounded Daniel Vallee’s SUV…:

CUT 01(32)      “…Brooke Thorington.”

Lafayette Police are investigating a fatal crash yesterday that claimed the life of an 8-year-old boy. It happened Monday afternoon, and closed down a busy intersection on Louisiana Avenue for quite some time. The boy died from injuries sustained in the wreck. The investigation of the crash is ongoing.


Louisiana’s delegates in Congress are speaking up, as Russia appears to be invading eastern Ukraine. Senator Bill Cassidy says economic sanctions backed Russia down when Reagan was in office…:

CUT 09(12)      “…you name it.”

Congressman Mike Johnson, from Shreveport, says the Biden White House has done too little, too late…:

CUT 11(11)      “…this dilemma.”

Johnson believes the U.S. should have supplied Ukraine with anti-tank missiles and defense systems.

Former St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain has been sentenced to four life sentences, plus another 30 years; his punishment after being found guilty of aggravated rape and incest. The 60-year-old Strain served as St. Tammany Parish’s top LEO from 1995 to 2016.