07:30 LRN Newscast July 8

A hearing will be held in a New Orleans courtroom today to decide if the temporary restraining order banning abortion laws from going into effect will be lifted or not. Loyola University law professor Dane Ciolino says two weeks ago the US Supreme Court ruled states are free to regulate in the area of abortion…:

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The Center for Reproductive Rights filed the restraining order on behalf of the Hope Medical Group for Women, Hope’s Administrator Kathaleen Pittman, and Medical Students for Choice. Attorney General Jeff Landry says they are delaying the inevitable.

State Police Superintendent Colonel Lamar Davis got pulled over on the I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge recently for driving at least 90-miles-an-hour. Imagine being the trooper who just stopped your own boss. After recognizing Davis, the Trooper turned off his body cam & mic. Davis was let go with a warning.


The state reports its first detected case of monkeypox. Brooke Thorington has more…:

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The man convicted of shooting and killing LSU basketball player Wayde Sims in 2018 has been formally sentenced to life in prison. Dyteon Simpson was convicted a few months ago for gunning Sims down outside a Baton Rouge sandwich shop. His attorney has already filed an appeal.