10:30 LRN Newscast Jan 23

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a mass shooting inside a nightclub that injured 12 people, three of the victims are said to have life-threatening injuries. The shooting happened inside The Dior Bar and Lounge early Sunday morning on Bennington Avenue near College Drive. Lt. Bryan Ballard says it was a targeted attack…

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Eight people were shot inside a home in Shreveport on Sunday afternoon. Police chief Wayne Smith says five adults and three children, two three-year-olds and a five-year-old were wounded…

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Four of the victims are listed in critical condition, including a three-year-old boy.

A special legislative session to address the state’s lack of property insurance providers will begin on January 30th. Commissioner Jim Donelon pleaded with legislative leaders last week to hold a session to approve an incentive program to entice insurance carriers to the state after 20 have either left the state or gone insolvent.

The U.S. Postal Service unveils the new postage stamp featuring Louisiana author Ernest J Gaines during a ceremony today. Whitney Thomas Reports.

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