11:30 Newscast, January 30th, 2017

A four-year-old boy was killed while walking along the shoulder of Airline Hwy last night in Jefferson Parish, according to State Police. Trooper Melissa Matey says Isiah Winfrey, of Metairie, was on the shoulder of the roadway with his mother when…:
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She says the boy was taken to a hospital where he later died. The driver is not being charged and the investigation is ongoing.

Two University of Oklahoma Students have been arrested for breaking into Tiger Stadium. Jeff Palermo has more…:
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The Louisiana Department of Education says more students than ever are filling out the form to apply for federal financial assistance for college. Educational Technology Consultant Stephanie Marcum says prior to an aggressive push to encourage folks not to leave this grant money on the table, many families didn’t know about it…:
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The rate of kids completing the FASFA form increased by 24-percent from last year.

The Department of Transportation announced construction will begin this summer in West Monroe to widen a 3.2 mile stretch of Arkansas Road between LA 143 and Caldwell Road. DOTD Spokesperson Marshall Hill says this is a long time coming…:
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Hill says four round-a-bouts will also be added at major intersections.