16:30 Newscast April 4

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser told a House budget committee he could close several state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency is forced to take up to a 30-percent reduction in state financing. Nungesser says he’s looking at looking at ways to reduce state costs to keep these sites open…
cut 15 (10) “….save money”
Nungesser he’s also looking into private-public partnerships as well.

A man and a woman were fatally shot in their Kenner apartment early this morning. Three children were also in the home, but they were not hurt. Lt. Brian McGregor with the Kenner Police Department says the discovery was made after one of the children went to a neighbor’s house…:
CUT 3 (07) “were notified”
He says a 10 year old boy, two year old and infant were inside the house, but unharmed. The incident is being treated as a double homicide.

Cops say it was a trio of children who robbed a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint in Houma. Captain Dawn Foret, with the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, says a 12 and 13 year old were arrested for armed robbery, and a 17 year old suspect, Leroy Miles, is at large….:
CUT 7 (10) “his vehicle”
She says anyone with information on the whereabouts of Miles is urged to contact Crimestoppers.

Tragedy occurred during a triathlon at Sam Houston Jones State Park. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s office spokesperson Kim Myers says 25-year-old Taurean Blake of Sulphur drowned during the swimming portion of the event….
cut 12 (10) “…continued CPR”
Witnesses say they saw Blake starting to struggle after he swam for about 100 yards.