4:30 LRN Newscast Oct 31

Tangipahoa Parish deputies shot and killed a man Sunday, during a 2-hour standoff. They were called to the residence by a woman saying her estranged husband was going to burn her house down. After the standoff, the man got out his pickup and fired a shot at officers. They returned fire, killing him. The matter is under investigation.

The Powerball Jackpot reaches one-billion dollars. Have you bought tickets for tonight’s drawing..?

CUT 02(31)      “…Thorington.”


The record low level of the Mississippi River has been a novelty for sightseers – especially in Baton Rouge where the U.S.S. Kidd is fully out of the water and a 100-year-old shipwreck has been revealed…but it’s wreaking economic havoc on trade. LSU Center for River Studies Director Clint Wilson says barges cannot carry full loads…:

CUT 03(09)      “…to it.”

He says about all man can do is hope for more rain.

Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins posted a joke on Twitter about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband and then removed it last night. Authorities say Paul Pelosi suffered a skull fracture inside his San Francisco home last week. Higgins Tweet was a joke about the Assailant being a “nude hippie LSD guy”; suggesting he was not an intruder. U.L. Monroe political science professor Pearson Cross says it may have been a tasteless joke but it likely will not hurt Higgins re-election bid…:

CUT 11(09)      “…Congressional seat.”