13:30 Newscast, April 4th, 2016

Cops say a man and a woman from Kenner were shot and killed in their bed overnight, while all of their young children were home. Lt. Brian McGregor with the Kenner Police Department says a 10-year-old child went to alert the neighbors about the shooting and the couple was located in their room, shot multiple times. He says there were no signs of forced entry, but a vehicle was seen fleeing the scene this morning…:
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The 10 year old, a 2 year old and an infant were unharmed in the incident which is under investigation.

A man drowned during a triathlon in Calcasieu Parish over the weekend. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s office spokesperson Kim Myers says a brave Marine jumped in after a struggling Taurean Blake of Sulphur, but sadly it was too late..:
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She says this was a sanctioned triathlon at the Sam Houston State Park.

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser told lawmakers today that further budget cuts to the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism could force him to close several state parks and historic sites. He says with all the money problems Louisiana is facing, the state needs tourism dollars…:
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Nungesser says they are exploring several options as ways to save money to sustain the parks.

An off duty State Police Detective shot and injured a man who cops say was armed as he was burglarizing a police unit at the Ascension Parish home. Sheriff Jeff Wiley says a neighbor called the detective to tell him his cop car was being robbed, and that’s when the two encountered each other, a tussle ensued and as the suspect reached for his gun, he was shot with a shotgun…:
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