1:30 LRN Newscast

State Police has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement Project, which is the Georgetown University Law’s Center national training program for law enforcement agencies seeking to prevent excessive force arrests. Lt. Bryan Lee says the training builds a culture of peer intervention…
cut 13 (09) “….intervened upon”
In most cases of excessive force, Lee says there are bystanders, and the training helps them to recognize when it’s taking place and how to intercede.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has set up drop-off locations in Franklin, Madison and Tensas parishes, where hunters can take samples from harvested deer to be tested for chronic wasting disease. Deer program manager Jonathan Bordelon says they’ve already confirmed a case of CWD in Tensas Parish…
cut 5 (10) “…Mississippi positives”
A map of the CWD testing drop-off locations can be found at LDWF.

LSU freshmen have bragging rights as the school’s most academically accomplished class in history. Brooke Thorington has more.
Cut 23 (31) “….I’m Brooke Thorington.”

LSU plays its first SEC away game of the season on Saturday against the Auburn Tigers. Senior wide receiver Jaray Jenkins says he’s looking forward to getting tested on the road…
Cut 11 (08) “..what they are going to bring.”
LSU is an eight-point favorite and kick-off is at 6 PM.