14:30 LRN Newscast July 31

A former Livingston Parish school teacher pleads guilty to having sex with a teen student. District Attorney Scott Perrilloux says because 33-year-old Lynsie Pendarvis pleaded guilty, the victim is not required to testify in court…
cut 15 (08) “…her actions”
Perrilloux says Pendarvis received a suspended five-year prison sentenence and must register as a sex offender for 15 years.

An old timber treatment site called American Cresote DeRidder in Beauregard Parish has been nominated as a Superfund site. This means the location could receive federal funds for cleanup. Department of Environmental Quality spokesperson Greg Langley says creosote was used on the timber to make it last longer and protect it from insects but it’s also harmful to humans…
cut 7 (09) “….the soil”
The treatment of the lumber took place from the 1920s to 1940s.

Slidell Police say a domestic disturbance lead to a fatal stabbing Sunday evening. Michelle Southern reports…:
Voicer 2 (30) “I’m Michelle Southern”

Baton Rouge authorities are trying to determine who stabbed a woman who was found dead in a home on Goodwood Boulevard yesterday morning. Sergeant Don Coppola…
cut 13 (07) “….in the home”
The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Sara Hernandez.