9:30 LRN Newscast

State Police is investigating a shooting in Crowley yesterday afternoon where two Acadia Parish Sheriff deputies sustained non-life-threatening injuries and a subject also sustained a non-life-threatening injury. No other information has been released at this time.

Judges in Louisiana will soon have the option to sentence those who commit sexual crimes against a child under the age of 13 to surgical castration in addition to prison time. Brooke Thorington has more.
Cut 3 (30) ā€œā€¦Iā€™m Brooke Thorington.ā€

Hundreds of bills from the regular legislative session made to the governor’s desk, including a bill that prohibits students using their cell phone while in the classroom. Franklinton Senator Beth Mizell says they will leave it up to school systems to determine where the children will store their phones when they are in the classroom…
cut 11 (12) “…really cool system”

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the state will not have a float in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New Orleans. Nungesser says the appearance is not worth the cost, but the state saw a 28-million dollar return on a one-million dollar investment to have a float in the New Year’s Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. Nungesser says they are also looking for volunteers to decorate the float in the Rose Parade…
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Go to explore-Louisiana-dot com for more information on decorating the float.