4:30 LRN Newscast Jan 30

State Police arrest a Lake Arthur man for hitting a bicyclist and killing him earlier this month. Trooper Thomas Gossen says 60-year-old Allen Vincent, of Gueydan, was cycling along state Highway 717 in Vermilion Parish on the night of January 9th, when he was hit by a Toyota pickup driven by 20-year-old Kane LeBlanc. At first, they thought the cyclist was on the wrong side of the road, but the investigation showed it was LeBlanc who crossed the center line. Gossen says a routine blood toxicology sample was taken from LeBlanc and the report meant additional charges…:

CUT 14(11)      “…in a motor vehicle.”

Hammond Police arrest a man for allegedly shooting a woman with whom he was riding in a car. Police Chief Ed Bergeron says 19-year-old Johnny Williams fled the scene after pulling the trigger. The victim died in a local hospital. Bergeron says the shooter had been a passenger in her car, along with her boyfriend…:

CUT 07(11)      “…the girlfriend.”

The victim is ID’ed as 24-year-old Tori Banks.


An attorney for the mother of Madison Brooks says defense lawyers representing the four men accused of her sexual assault, are victim blaming…:

CUT 02(41)      “…Thorington.”

District 3 Congressman Clay Higgins has been named Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Border Security. The Subcommittee is responsible for all aspects of security operations along all federal borders.