13:30 Newscast November 22,2016

State auditors are unsure if the Attorney General’s Office improperly spent nearly $25 million. Beth Davis with the Legislative Auditor’s Office says they requested support for 28 transactions totaling $24.7 million from an escrow account that receives money from court settlements, fines, and other penalties.
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A survey from the National Retail Federation finds 59-percent of consumers will be shopping in store or online over the Thanksgiving holiday. Spokesperson Ana Serafin Smith says Black Friday is the busiest with 74-percent planning to shop that day. She says folks of all ages will shop on Black Friday, especially Millennials, as they estimate 86-percent of 18-24 year olds plan to shop.
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A Monroe family has made a generous donation to State Police Troop F to keep troopers safe in the field. Halen Doughty has the story…
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The New Orleans Police Department says a 19-year veteran of the force was allegedly a sexual predator for years. Marcellus White was known as a model officer who won an Angel Award for helping underprivileged kids. White faces numerous charges including first degree rape, second degree rap and false imprisonment. His bail has been set for over 2 million dollars.