5:30 LRN Newscast June 17

Victoria Cox, the woman who’s been charged in the death of four-year-Erin Brunett along with Daniel Callihan, who’s already confessed, said in a Mississippi courtroom today that the last time she saw the two girls they were both alive.

Jackson Police Chief Joshep Wade says he believes the child was suffocated….

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Her 6-year-old sister Jalie survived the ordeal.

Tangipahoa Parish Coroner Rick Foster tells The Advocate their mother 35-year-old Callie Brunett died of multiple sharp force injuries. On Friday Sheriff Daniel Edwards said, “the cause of death is without a doubt going to be trauma,” but declined to elaborate further. Edwards says they also recovered the murder weapon.

Former LSU Head Football Coach Les Miles has filed a lawsuit against LSU claiming their decision to vacate wins during his time as coach cost him a chance to qualify for the College Football Hall of Fame. Colleen Crain has more.

Cut 1 (34)  “…I’m Colleen Crain.”

Volunteer fans are leading the College World Series Jello Shot competition in Omaha with 8,802 shots, followed by Texas A& M with 5,078 shots. Even though LSU isn’t competing Tiger fans have donated $6,150 to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. You can still donate via a QR code on Rocco’s Pizza and Cantina’s social media pages.