11:30 LRN Newscast Jan 30

Police in Hammond arrest a 19-year-old man for shooting and killing a woman in a car he was riding in. Hammond Police Chief Edwin Bergeron says the woman’s boyfriend flagged down a cop and told him the woman had been shot by a passenger in the car and the man who did ran away…:

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19-year-old Johnny Williams was identified as that passenger. The victim, 24-year-old Tori Banks, died at a local hospital. Bergeron says an investigation led them to charge Williams with murder.

State Lawmakers convene a special session today to discuss approving a $45-million incentive fund to hopefully lure new property insurance companies to the state and lessen the burden on homeowners. However, some lawmakers have reservations and others are solidly behind the plan…like Marrero Rep. Kyle Green…:

Cut 10  (08)      “…voting for it.


Alexandria Police are investigating two teens found shot and wounded in the parking lot of an IHOP restaurant. Both boys are expected to recover. Not so for two young men found shot to death inside a car parked outside a Waffle House in Baton Rouge early this morning.

Louisiana’s own Archie Williams, whose story of redemption and voice amazed the judges of America’s Got Talent in 2020 will perform again tonight…:

CUT 03 (33)      “…Thorington.”