10:30 Newscast April 2,2016

Compliance could be an issue for businesses and vendors as new sales tax laws are now in effect. Jason Decuir, an attorney with Ryan’s tax service, says the many sales tax exemptions that have been temporarily removed are causing problems for those who are in charge of collecting taxes.
CUT 6 (10) “how long”

He says if vendors don’t collect the right amount of taxes, it will cause problems with the state trying to solve the budget deficit.

Seven Louisianans have died in crashes between cars and trains within the last three months. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission urging drivers to always obey alerts at railroad crossings. Spokesperson Mark Lambert says sometimes, motorists get impatient and drive around the railroad crossing arms.
Cut 13 (08) “can’t win”

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 many bayous and rivers are still at flood stage and the recent rainfall isn’t helping, but…
cut 10 (06) “next week”

He says we likely won’t see these levels again during our lifetime.

Police are looking for a man after a search warrant led to a gruesome discovery in a Slidell home. Sgt. Daniel Seuzeneau with the Slidell Police Department says 31-year-old Joshua Roques is wanted on multiple charges, including cremating human remains, opening graves and mutilating human remains. He says they believe he maybe trying to flee the state.
CUT 5 (09) “Louisiana plates”