5:30 PM Newscast

Among the bills that passed the special session on crime is one allowing non-felon adults to conceal carry firearms without a permit. Owner of Concealed Carry NOLA, Dave Newman says it’s important for gun owners to know the law. People are charged with crimes and it’s not as simple as saying you were in fear for your life…

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Pistol Pete Maravich scored 3,667 points from 1967 to 1970 at LSU, without a three-point line and averaged 44 points a game. Iowa women’s basketball player Cailtin Clark is 18 points away from surpassing LSU legend. She is in her fourth season at Iowa and averages 28 points a game. Jaeson Maravich says it’s an apples to oranges comparison….

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Big news for Jefferson Parish, Japanese Chemical Company UBE to construct the first US facility to manufacture key components for electrical vehicle car batteries there. Brooke Thorington has more.

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And in Rapids parish, a new Amazon distribution center will be constructed in the town of Boyce. President and CEO of Central Louisiana Jim Clinton says while many companies tend to set up distribution hubs along Interstates 10 and 20, they are beginning to see breakthroughs in the past year with Lowes and now Amazon for Central Louisiana. Louisiana Central along with the Boyce Chamber of Commerce will share hiring information for Amazon on their website and social media pages when it becomes available.