06:30 Newscast, February 27th, 2017

The man suspected of driving drunk when he allegedly plowed into a group of revelers at the Endymion parade in New Orleans Saturday night, which sent 21 people to the hospital, has had his bail set at $125,000. 25-year-old Neilson Ruzzuto of Paradis had a blood-alcohol content three times the legal limit, according to officials.

Colonel Mike Edmonson has no plans to resign even though U-S Senator John Kennedy is calling on the head of the L-S-P to step down as result of four troopers charging the state overtime and hotel expenses while taking a side trip to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. Edmonson says Kennedy doesn’t know the details…:
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Kennedy is disappointed the legislative auditor is not being used for this investigation…:
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The governor has auditors within the Division of Administration looking into the incident.

It’s been a warm February for the Bayou State and it could turn out to be the warmest on record since 1932. Emelie Gunn has more…:
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A two-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish over the weekend claimed the life of a 6-year-old girl, and the driver suspected to be at fault is facing charges including DWI and vehicular homicide. 29-year-old Kenneth Lewis of Geismar was impaired at the time of the crash according to State Police.