9:30am Newscast January 28th

Attorneys representing the four men facing rape charges in the alleged sexual assault of LSU student Madison Brooks say there’s video evidence that will show their clients are innocent.

Cut 1(30)  “…I’m Jeff Palermo”

A plan to streamline COVID vaccination protocols is under consideration. The FDA advisory panel is recommending a transition to annual vaccinations. Tulane epidemiologist Doctor Susan Hassig says annual boosters tailored to protect against specific variants, similar to how flu shots work.

Cut 14 (12)   “…step forward.”

Thursday was the deadline to claim a $50-thousand prize from a July 30th Powerball drawing. It was sold in Ascension Parish. Louisiana Lottery spokesperson Dustin Annison says once prize money is expired it’s deposited into an unclaimed prize fund…

Cut 8 (11)  “…second chance drawings” 

One of the suspects arrested for the alleged rape of  LSU student Maddison Brooks is now facing a first- degree rape charge in Livingstion Parish for a seprate a;;eged incident that took place in walker in 2020. Detectives with the walker police department issued a warrant for Kavion walker friday jan 27th, after a witness came foward about the alleged incident. Washington turned himself in to the livingston parish detention center friday night. He’s now facing a first degree rape charge.