10:30 LRN Newscast Oct 27

Northwestern State has made the decision to cancel the remainder of its 2023 football season and their Head Coach Brad Laird has resigned after the tragic loss of Junior Safety Ronnie Caldwell roughly two weeks ago. According to the Natchitoches Parish Journal Podcast, NSU President Marcus Jones says that…

Cut 15 (09) “…his decision.”

So far no one has been charged with Caldwell’s murder and his family is holding a 1:30 press conference this afternoon.

Train service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans is on track with Governor Edwards and the Department of Transportation signing a service development agreement with Amtrak, to advance the return of intercity passenger rail service. The Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Eric Holl… gave it a trial run…

Cut 8 (10) “…relaxing.” 

Rail service could start as early as 2027.

The House Education Committee voted against BESE’s plan to institute an appeals process for seniors unable to pass the LEAP exit exam. Teiko Foxx has more…

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As DOTD crews work to repair damage on I-55 southbound from Ponchatoula to LaPlace, they are asking motorists to be aware and say the work could take up to two weeks to complete. This following Monday’s massive car pile-up that claimed eight lives. The northbound lanes remain closed as the inspection is being analyzed.