6:30 LRN Newscast Dec 01

The coroner in St. Tammany Parish confirms charred remains found Monday in a double murder case as those of a missing local priest…:

CUT 03(32)      “…Thorington.”

Lake Charles Police arrest a man from Welsh for a shooting earlier this week at a local hookah lounge that left seven people shot and wounded. Cops tracked a vehicle used in the getaway to 20-year-old Damien Guidry Jr., who is now facing seven counts of attempted murder. Three of his victims are in critical condition.


A month-long narcotic investigation in Caddo Parish leads to the arrest of 53-year-old Emmanuel Barrett of Shreveport. Caddo Sheriff’s Drug Task Force head Lt. Darin Marshall says when they searched Barrett’s home, they found a significant amount of illegal substances…:

CUT 13(06)      “…methamphetamines.”

He says those drugs were worth about $7-thousand on the street.

If you want to give input on highway projects the state is considering, the Louisiana Department of Transportation is making it easier. Spokesman Rodney Mallett says there’s a new interactive map on the DOTD website…:

CUT 07(07)      “…January 6th.”

Now you can click on the map instead of going to a meeting or sending an email. It’s on the DOTD website.