06:30 Newscast August 25, 2015

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office says the man accused of killing a state trooper near Lake Charles could be connected to another murder. Trooper Steven Vincent was assisting 54-year-old Kevin Daigle with a truck he’d driven into a ditch when the suspect shot him in the head. Sheriff Tony Mancuso says they went to the vehicle owner’s Moss Bluff home after getting a call he did not show up for work…

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He says deputies forced their way into the house and did find a male victim who they believe Daigle had been living with.

A state audit reveals the Louisiana State Racing Commission has shortchanged higher education 15-million dollars in gambling money. The Louisiana Legislative Auditor says for several years now, the commission should be sending money to the Board of Regents. Houma Representative Joe Harrison held a press conference at the State Capitol to express his disappointment with the state audit findings…

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The commission disagrees with the audit’s findings.

The Head of State Police is calling Robert Ledoux a hero for his actions following the fatal shooting of Trooper Steven Vincent. Ledoux was the motorist who stopped and wrestled the gun away from the man accused of killing Vincent, Kevin Daigle of Lake Charles. Col. Mike Edmonson says he couldn’t be prouder of Ledoux…

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Edmonson says once Ledoux got to the scene, he removed Daigle off the trooper and with the help of others, took Vincent’s handcuffs and restrained Daigle.