LRN Newscast 14:30 August 28

Chlorine levels have been increased in the water system in St. John the Baptist Parish after drinking water testing discovered a deadly brain-eating amoeba. Jeff Palermo has more…

CUT 1 (32) “reporting”

A U.S. District Judge in Baton Rouge heard arguments today regarding an abortion rights advocate group’s request for a temporary restraining order to block the state from enforcing a law that would require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. A ruling is expected tomorrow.


Troubling allegations of physical and sexual abuse are surrounding a murder-attempted suicide investigation of a Baton Rouge TV personality. Scott Rogers was found dead at his home yesterday, allegedly shot by his producer. This morning on the Jim Engster radio show, nameless victims came forwward.
cut 6 :10 Q: “when I was (sigh) 13.”
The alleged gunman shot Rogers is in critical condition.
The family of a New Iberia man who reportedly shot himself in the back of a police car while in police custody, is asking the US Justice Department to investigate the circumstances of his death. Monroe lawyer Carol Powell-Lexing – who was hired by the family – is skeptical.
cut 13 (08) Q: ” his hands”
The State Police investigation continues.