12:30 Newscast, April 26th, 2016

Lawmakers are considering proposals aimed at regulating drones to prevent people from using them to commit crimes. Don Molino has more…:
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One of the largest employers in central Louisiana announces mass layoffs are coming. Houston-based Union Tank Car Company said it expects to lay off about 224 employees beginning June 24th due to projected business needs.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport says the area could be getting some severe weather from 7am-7pm Wednesday.

A 17-year-old is under arrest for allegedly making threats through social media involving the Alexandria Senior High School prom. Rapides Parish’s Lt. Tommy Carnline says investigators traced a fake account to the suspect, Adrian Ray of Alexandria. They located evidence to support the allegation and charged Ray with terrorizing, stalking, and obstruction of justice….:
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He says kids may think making threats over social media is a joke, but it’s a crime that is taken very seriously.

Foul play is suspected in the case of the 16-year-old Kenner girl whose body was found dumped in a drainage ditch in St. Charles Parish. Deputies identify the girl as Jorion White. The investigation is ongoing.