4:30 LRN Newscast August 22

State Representative Larry Selders of Baton Rouge is charged with DWI, reckless operation, and driving under a suspended license. State Police spokesperson Christian Reed says troopers saw him traveling at a high rate of speed near the LSU campus…:

CUT 09(07)      “…doing a burnout.”

The 40-year-old failed a breath test, was arrested and released on bond.

The northern half of the state is under a flash flood watch through tomorrow night. National Weather Service meteorologist Davyon Hill says some areas could get up to 8 inches. He says the rain should provide a nice break from all the heat…:

CUT 05(05)      “…the flooding.”

A Baton Rouge man is under arrest for attempted murder, arson and more after he allegedly set fire to his ex-girlfriend’s home in Hammond, while her kids were asleep inside. The two girls made it out safely, the family dog did not. 38-year-old Danielle Johnson is behind bars

New research on the Indian mounds on LSU’s campus has determined they are the oldest known human-built structures in North America. Jeff Palermo has the story…:

CUT 02(31)      “…Palermo.”