4:30 LRN Newscast Jan 27

Lawyers for the men accused of raping an LSU co-ed, and dumping her on a dark roadway shortly before she was hit & killed by traffic, say they have video evidence that shows the victim got in the car willingly and was let out unharmed. They also say video taken inside the car shows she consented to sex. Attorney Joe Long says if 19-year-old Madison Brooks was still alive this would not be a crime…:

CUT 05(07)      “…did not do that.”

Imagine winning $50-thousand and then missing out on collecting it. That just happened, as a 50-k winning Lottery ticket sold in Ascension Parish passed its collection deadline yesterday. Lottery spokesman Dustin Annison says this happens pretty often…:

CUT 06(10)      “…larger ones.”

He says check your tickets thoroughly, because you may win a smaller prize – still worth having.


Car thefts and carjacking are at epidemic proportions in the city of New Orleans. NOPD says nearly 600 vehicles have been stolen so far in 2023. 600. Many have been used in commission of crimes in other parishes, and even in Mississippi. State Police have created a specialized unit to try to get the problem in check.

An FDA advisory panel is proposing a plan to simplify COVID vaccines, and a Louisiana expert weighs in on that…:

CUT 02(31)      “…Thorington.”