2:30 LRN Newscast April 29

Celebrities in trouble. Former American Idol winner and Livingston Parish native Lane Hardy has been arrested; allegedly for bugging his former girlfriend’s dorm room. Jeff Palermo has that…:

CUT 01(32)      “…Jeff Palermo.”

New Orleans DA Jason Williams says the four teens arrested for carjacking an elderly woman last month and dragging her to death will be tried as adults for 2nd-degree murder. The oldest is a 17-year-old boy, three girls charged are all 15. If convicted, all four will face life in prison.


A high-ranking State Trooper tells a legislative panel looking into the 2019 roadside death of Ronald Greene, in Union Parish, that there WAS a cover-up. Lt. Colonel Kenny Van Buren made the admission this morning. Another witness, retired LSP Captain Mark Richards, told them he was told to block the Greene crash report, which he says is NOT normal…:

CUT 13(13)      “…block a report before.”

Multiple bills concerning abortion rights have been discussed during this legislative session, and it remains a polarizing topic in the state. However, Dr. Michael Henderson of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab says there’s been slow but steady growth in support for legal access…:

CUT 09(12)      “…access to abortion.”