12:30 Newscast, April 1st, 2016

Police are searching for a man in the New Orleans area after a search warrant led to a gruesome discovery of human remains and animal bones in a Slidell home. Sgt. Daniel Seuzeneau with the Slidell Police Department says 31-year-old Joshua Roques’ (Rocks) residence contained ritualistic items unlike anything he’s ever seen…:
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He says they believe Roques maybe trying to flee the state, as he is originally from California.

A man from Harahan was killed on Airline Highway in Jefferson Parish last night after his motorcycle crashed, according to State Police. They say an investigation revealed 28-year-old Andres Semeraro (Seem-Eee-rah-oh) was speeding on a wet road when he lost control of the Kawasaki bike and slammed into a roadway sign.

Monroe and Shreveport broke records for rainfall totals during the month of March. Shreveport received 12.8 inches, which is the highest amount since 1945 and Monroe set a record with 24.4 inches of rain. Jason Hansford with the National Weather Service in Shreveport says much of this rain fell during the span of a few days…:
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He says it’s not likely these areas will receive these levels again in our lifetime.

A flash flood watch is in effect through this evening for most parishes in southeast Louisiana, as a strong line of thunderstorms moves through the area. They say hourly rainfall amounts could be between 1-2 inches which could quickly lead to localized flash flooding concerns.