12:30 Newscast, October 31st, 2017

The suspect in the high profile Grambling State University double murder has hired a defense team to argue his innocence. Attorneys Ronald Haley and Dedrick (Deed-Rick) Moore would not reveal 19-year-old Jaylin Wayne’s side of the story, but said the focus should switch to the environment at Grambling. Moore says there is a culture of gun violence on campus:
CUT 10 (08) “continue to take place”
They say cops framed this as an isolated incident, but they feel it is not.

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a crash off Airline Highway, which left two people dead including a toddler. Sgt. Don Coppola says witnesses told detectives they saw a 2009 Mustang driving erratically and crossing over the median multiple times before hitting an 18-wheeler head on…:
Cut 5 (11) “his injuries”

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office says two men, one of them armed with a handgun, stopped a school bus because they felt the bus driver was speeding. Lt. Col. Ward Webb says the bus was traveling down the road with students on board yesterday afternoon when 58-year-old Clifton Hamby and 60-year-old Kerry LaSaicherre (Les-sha-share) refused to let the driver pass…:
Cut 7 (10) “with speeding”
The two men were both arrested and charged with obstruction of a highway and disturbing the peace.

Saints and Pelicans Owner Tom Benson is said to be doing very well and was expected to be released from the hospital today.