3:30 LRN Newcast Jan 30

A lawyer representing the mother of Madison Brooks is calling out defense attorneys, representing four men accused of sexual assault, for trying the case in the media and victim blaming. Kerry Miller says her mother wants to preserve Brooks’ legacy and would like to establish a foundation in her memory.

Cut 10 (06) “…feeling right now.” 


Hammond Police arrest 19-year-old Johnny Williams on charges of First-Degree Murder and Attempted First Degree murder. Chief Edwin Bergeron says Williams was a passenger in the car and just after seven o’clock last night an officer was flagged down by another man who told him his 24-year-old girlfriend, Tori Banks had been shot.

Cut 6 (12)  “…officer down.” 

Banks died at the hospital. Williams fled the scene but was arrested four hours later.

LSU launches a collective that gives fans the opportunity to donate money that will be used to provide name, image, and likeness payments for select athletes. Jeff Palermo has the story…

Cut 1 (32)  “…I’m Jeff Palermo”

A former major of the Alexandria branch of the Salvation Army pleads not guilty to home invasion and out-of-state jail jumping. 66-year-old Glenn Riggs of Pineville was arrested in 2020 for a home invasion and failed to show for arraignment. He was later found in Alabama and extradited back to Rapides Parish.