LRN Newscast 15:30 09-24-14

State Police say they are investigating the death of a 14-year-old high school freshman who was allegedly shot by a Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s deputy. The teen is identified as Cameron Tillman — a student from Ellender High School. Trooper Evan Harrell says deputies got the emergency call around 5:30 Tuesday evening…:

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That investigation is still in the very early stages; as is the one going in LaPlace, as a St. John the Baptist off-duty sheriff’s deputy has been shot in an incident involving another St. John Parish deputy at a residence around 2 o’clock this afternoon. It is not clear whether or not the gunshot was self inflicted. The deputy who was shot has been taken to a New Orleans hospital in the Trauma Center. State Police is investigating that incident as well.

BP got another “no” in court today, as Federal Judge Carl Barbier ruled that businesses will NOT have to pay any back money to the oil giant that was overpaid based on a flawed money formula. Loyola University Law Professor Dane Ciolino says it’s good news for the plantiffs…:

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Which means the total liability for BP continues to grow; now approaching $50 billion dollars.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy says it was inappropriate for Senator Mary Landrieu to assist another man perform a keg stand at an LSU tailgate. Cassidy says beer distributors are also not happy because it promotes drunkenness.

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Landrieu continues to downplay the incident.