4:30 LRN Newscast

Greg Lawson of Ringgold, now 63, has been captured in Mexico after being on the run for nearly three decades -after being convicted of attempted murder in 1991. Bienville Sheriff John Ballance says authorities received information on Lawson’s whereabouts which led to his capture.

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Lawson shot Seth Garlington after a dispute in a gas station parking.

For the third year in a row, UL Lafayette has seen an increase in the number of first-time freshmen. A total of 3,066 first-time freshman students enrolled for the fall semester. Vice President of Enrollment DeWayne Bowie says the university’s retention rate is nearly 80 percent for students.

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With less than one month before the primary election, the last day for Louisianans to register to vote or make changes to voter registration information is tomorrow. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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Rapides Parish Sheriff’s has arrested a substitute teacher for committing sexual crimes against juvenile students. 24-year-old Blaze Clark has been charged with three counts of molestation of a juvenile, two counts of third-degree rape, and other offenses. The incidents occurred off campus.