14:30 LRN Newscast April 27

A state Senate Committee approves a bill to extend the waiting period for an abortion from 24 to 72 hours. Michelle Southern has moreā€¦
voicer 1 (26) “…I’m Michelle Southern”

The House Criminal Justice Committee shot down a proposal to require movie theaters to install metal dectectors. Prairieville Representative Tony Bacala voted against it…
cut 8 (07) “….do anything”
Last summer a gunman walked into a Lafayette movie theater and killed two people and injured several more.

The FBI is once again investigating the disappearance of a two-year-old boy from his East Feliciana Parish home 15 years ago. Billboards featuring what Wesley Morgan might look like today are popping up . Former WAFB reporter Avery Davidson covered Wesley’s disapearance 15 years ago…
cut 14 (08) “….Wesley Dale”
The FBI is offering up to a 10-thousand dollar reward for information that leads to Wesley’s location.

Louisiana Humane Society Executive Director Jeff Dorson says they have evidence that a dog was beaten and then burned in a fire pit at New Orleans City Park. . He says they are also asking the public to keep the memory of the City Park Dog in their hearts….
cut 5 (07) “…short life”
Dorson says they’ve issued a city-wide animal abuse alert, as they look those responsible.