6:30 LRN Newscast

A cop in West Baton Rouge Parish has been charged with two counts of negligent homicide after his vehicle struck another vehicle during a high-speed police chase killing two teenage girls and leaving another teenager in critical condition. 18th Judicial District Attorney Tony Clayton says Addis police officer David Cauthron has lot of questions to answer pertaining to his speed and sheer negligence.

If you think you have unclaimed property, you can now check the databases of 49 states, not just Louisiana’s. Marsanne Golsby has more.
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Much of north Louisiana including the Natchitoches area are under an enhanced risk of sever weather this afternoon and into the overnight hours. National Weather Service meteorologist Charlie Woodrum says a strong cold front will move across the region and tornadoes are possible…
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A flood watch is also in effect until six AM tomorrow for most of the northern half of the state.

Louisiana ranks third for the worst roads in America according to Consumer Affairs. Their study looked at the D-plus grade Louisiana received from the American Society of Civil Engineers for its poor road conditions and pavement roughness. Deputy Editor at Consumer Affairs, Cassidy McCants, says they also found Louisiana doesn’t spend enough money on its roads.
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McCants says based on data collected, drivers in Louisiana spend an average of 658=-dollars per year on costs related to bad road conditions.