16:30 LRN Newscast July 31

A former Livingston Parish teacher admits to having a sexual relationship with a teen student. 33-year-old Lynsie Pendarvis was arrested last June when police discovered her relationship with a 15-year-old student at Walker Freshman High School. District Attorney Scott Perrilloux says Pendarvis pleaded guilty to all charges…
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Pendarvis received a five-year-prison sentence, which was suspended and must register as a sex offender for 15 years.

A new law goes into effect tomorrow that reduces the fines litter bugs receive if convicted, but they’ll be required to do more community service. Executive Director of Keep Louisiana Beautiful, Susan Russell, hopes requiring first-time offenders to do 16 hours of community service will teach them a lesson…
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A 30-year-old Slidell man faces second-degree murder charges after fatally stabbing his fiance’s uncle. Slidell Police spokesperson Daniel Seuzeneau says 25-year-old Joseph Thibodeaux of Pearl River was arguing with his fiancee, it got heated, and Douglas Evans tried to calm him down. Seuzeneau says Thibodeaux stabbed Evans multiple times and fled to Mississippi….
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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…
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The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Sara Hernandez.