930 Newscast April 29

Congressman Cedric Richmond doesn’t think the Department of Justice is taking the Alton Sterling investigation seriously enough. That’s what Richmond says in a letter to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as rumors circulate a decision could be made by Tuesday. He says DOJ’s failure to communicate with the community could increase tensions between law enforcement and the public.

Governor Edwards alongside with DHL and Graphic Packaging International announced folding carton operation and logistic center will be built in Monroe…

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Universities would be required to make an action plan to prevent unplanned teen pregnancies, under a proposal heading to the Senate floor. New Orleans Senator Wesley Bishop spent decades working in higher education and says he’s talked with many young women who dropped out of school for so-called medical reasons.

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But Bishop says he’s never heard of a young man who dropped out because his girlfriend was pregnant.

There’s an enhanced risk for severe weather in northwest Louisiana today and tonight. That’s according to CS Ross with the National Weather Service in Shreveport, who says a cold front will bring the potential for severe weather.

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Forecasters say system will shift to the eastern side of the state after midnight.