6:30 am Newscast

A Louisiana community college will kick off a first-in-the-state wind turbine program this fall. Mel Bridges has more.

Cut 1 (30) “…I’m Mel Bridges.”

Three shark attacks off Florida coast last week sent three women to the hospital.

Dusk and dawn are the most likely times for shark attacks says Audubon Aquarium of the Americas curator Kristine Grzenda, but most of the time it’s a case of mistaken identity.

Cut 9 (09)  “…very costly one.”

Bacteria that cause strep throat and some hospital-acquired infections may save millions of lives. LSU Biological Sciences Professor, Roger Laine is working on cancer treatments using polysaccharides isolated from two different bacteria to destroy tumors. They work by attaching to receptors in the capillaries that feed the tumors…

Cut 10 (09) “…the tumor.”


With car theft on the rise in Louisiana, there have been cases where car owners have tried to either confront the thieves during the theft or later when they track down their vehicle. In some cases, the car owner has been injured or even killed. Self-defense expert Dave Newman says it’s best not to confront them whatsoever…

Cut 13 (08)  “…or dead.”