5:30 LRN Newscast Sept 2

A south Louisiana man faces a life sentence after he was convicted of raping a teenager while the victim’s mother was tied up in a separate room. Jeff Palermo has more…

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A September 6th trial date has been set for the woman accused of throwing her children off the Cross Lake Bridge in Caddo Parish last year. Ureaka Black was arrested in Texas last September hours after the body of her 10-month-old son was found in the water. She faces multiple charges including second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.

There’s a couple of big festivals on the calendar this weekend, the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival in Morgan City and in Opelousas tomorrow it’s the Original Southwest Louisiana Music Festival. Festival director Lena Charles says the festival began in soybean field in 1982 and they’ve made it an all-day event …
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The festival starts at noon at the Yambilee Festival Building.

The mystery of who will be LSU’s starting quarterback remains unsolved. But Tiger Rag Magazine Assistant Editor Williams Weathers believes it will most likely be Jayden Daniels because he’s had 29 starts at the Division 1 level in the Pac-12…:

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Kickoff is 6:30 Sunday night in the Superdome.