15:30 Newscast July 31

A Slidell man is facing a murder charge after a domestic disturbance ended in a fatal stabbing. Detective Daniel Seuzeneau says 25-year-old Joseph Thibodeaux of Pearl River was arguing with his fiancé when her uncle tried to intervene and was stabbed by the suspect. He says his shows domestic violence is a serious issue.

Cut 11 (08) “related issues”

Thibodaux is booked with second degree murder.

A former Livingston Parish teacher admits to having a sexual relationship with a teen student. 33-year-old Lynsie Pendarvis pleaded guilty to all charges and was sentenced to five years. But District Attorney Scott Perrilloux says Pendarvis might not serve any time in jail.

Cut 14 (10) “15 years”

The EPA proposes adding a contaminated site in Deridder to the Superfund National Priorities Site. Greg Langley with the state Department of Environmental Quality says the American Creosote Deridder site was used to treat lumber in the early 1900s. He says it took decades to realize the negative effects of the creosote.

Cut 8 (07) “began”

If added to the list, the site would be in line to receive federal funding for cleanup efforts.

Elementary students in kindergarten through fifth grade will begin learning about litter prevention because of a new law that takes effect tomorrow. Keep Louisiana Beautiful executive Director Susan Russell says the younger generation has to deal with waste management in ways older people never have.

Cut 5 (11) “growing up”