14:30 Newscast October 27,2017

National Prescription Drug Takeback day is tomorrow and State Police want to bring awareness to the potential for medication abuse by providing a way to safely dispose of unwanted prescriptions. Trooper Bryan Lee says all nine L-S-P troops will participate from 10 am to 2 pm but there are locations available any time if you can’t make it Saturday.
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900-thousand pounds of prescription drugs were collected at last year’s event.

A federal judge sided with 80 Alton Sterling protesters in a class action lawsuit against law enforment in Baton Rouge. Executive Director of the ACLU of Louisiana Marjorie Esman says she hopes police in the Capital City have learned a lesson.
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The plaintiffs will receive a combined total of about 136-thousand dollars.


A survey from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission finds pickup truck drivers still aren’t buckling up as much as those in other vehicles. Jeff Palermo has more…
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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested 19-year-old Jaylin Wayne in connection to the double homicide that happened on the Grambling State University campus early Wednesday morning. 23-year-olds Earl Andrews and Monquiarious Caldwell were fatally shot outside of a dormitory. Wayne is charged with first degree murder.