4:30 PM Newscast July 9

The four-year-old child found floating in the water behind the Vinton Welcome Center Monday afternoon has been identified and his mother has been arrested in Mississippi. His one-year-old brother, being called “our miracle baby” by Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Stitch Guillory was found alive crawling in a ditch near I-10. He was spotted by a trucker. Authorities say the one-year-old seemed to be okay after being examined at a hospital. The four-year-old’s body was sent to Beaumont for an autopsy. CPSO says there were no obvious signs of injuries, but the investigation continues.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced new measures to improve safety on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. This includes the installation of new speed limit signs and “your speed” feedback signs. DOTD Spokesperson Rodney Mallett…

Cut 10 (11) “…speeding and tailgating.”

The speed limit will be 60 mph for all vehicles, replacing the previous limits of 55 mph for trucks and trucks will still be restricted to the right lane.

Louisiana’s only Democrat in Congress, Troy Carter, says despite the bad performance in the debate, he still supports President Biden’s re-election bid.
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But Republican U-S Senator Bill Cassidy said today, Mr. Biden should step down. Cassidy, who is also a medical doctor, says patients who present similar cognitive issues, it usually continues and accelerates…
cut 14 (08) “….of the United States” .