2:30 LRN Newscast Jan 2

Addis police officer David Cauthron faces two counts of negligent homicide after his vehicle struck a car with three passengers in Brusly and killed two teenage girls while he was participating in a high-speed chase Saturday. 18th Judicial District Attorney Tony Clayton says he believes the charges are warranted.

Cut 6  under arrest :11

17-year-old Maggie Dunn and 15-year-old Caroline Gill were killed, and Maggie’s brother Liam Dunn was also injured in the crash. Officers were in pursuit of Tyquel Zanders who allegedly stole a vehicle in Baton Rouge and led authorities on a chase in East and West Baton Rouge parishes. During the chase, speeds reached 110 miles per hour. 24-year-old Zanders also faces charges in the deaths of the two teens.

And portions of Louisiana are under a tornado watch until 9 pm, they include the northwest parishes of Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, and DeSoto.

If you feel 2023 is the year to ask for a pay raise UNO professor of Economics and Finance Mark Rosa has some advice. He says to be reasonable if you make $15 an hour don’t expect the company to agree to give you $72 an hour. Or if you want to be able to work three days a week at home and no one else at the company can, don’t expect your boss to agree.

Cut 10 (12) “…asking for.” 

According to a new report from Consumer Affairs, Louisiana has the third worst roads in the country. They point to the D-plus rating the state received from the American Society of Civil Engineers and a report by TRIP that finds 46 percent of Louisiana’s roads are in poor or mediocre condition. Consumer Affairs Deputy Editor Cassidy McCants, says poor roads lead to more wear and tear on your vehicle…
cut 7 (09) “….per driver”