10:30 LRN Newscast Jan 21

The man driving the big rig that went off the road and stuck & killed three members of the Southern University marching band last month has been charged with negligent homicide. 62-year-old Clyde Gay was northbound on I-49 on the night of December 6th, when he hit the group as they were changing a flat tire on the roadside.

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon’s proposal to create a $45-million fund that would be used to attract additional private insurance companies to Louisiana is met with skepticism from state lawmakers…:

CUT 02(35)      “…Palermo.”


Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser expresses his frustration with the Louisiana Republican Party and its chairman, after they rushed to get behind Attorney General Jeff Landry for governor; shutting out any support for other GOP candidates – himself included. On WWL radio in New Orleans, Nungesser also accused party member of taking bribes to support Landry over others…:

CUT 05(08)      “…an embarrassment.”

Nungesser says state GOP chairman Louis Gurvich needs to resign.

A five-year-old was killed in Jennings Thursday evening, after police say his six-year-old cousin got a hold of a gun and it went off. Jennings Police Chief Danny Semmes says they received a call from a neighbor who was approached by the 26-year-old male babysitter of the five children…:

CUT 09(11)      “…his cousin”

The baby sitter and the child’s aunt, who possessed the gun are charged with negligent homicide and more.