13:30 Newscast, October 31st, 2017

The suspect in the double murder at Grambling State University, Jaylin Wayne, says he’s innocent and has hired a defense team. Attorney Ronald Haley says there was yet another shooting on campus just this past weekend, and they feel more light should be shed on a bigger problem at Grambling, that being gun violence. He says school officials aren’t saying everything…:
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Wayne faces first-degree murder charges.

The FCC has approved Monroe headquartered CenturyLink’s acquisition of Level 3 Communications, paving the way to close the deal. The company says this is great news and means everything is now in place to complete the transaction, which they anticipate will be effective tomorrow. CenturyLink and Level 3 believe the merger will allow CenturyLink to compete with AT&T and Verizon Communications in the business communications market.

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says a Metairie woman is under arrest for allegedly pepper spraying people at Chuck E. Cheese’s. Lt. Jason Rivarde says 24-year-old Katarian Marshall was angry and started indiscriminately spraying pepper spray, hitting five adults and two kids:
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Marshall is charged with disturbing the peace by fighting.

Two men apparently angry about a school bus they said always speeds down a road in Ascension Parish are now facing charges for trying to take matters into their own hands. Lt. Col. Ward Webb says one of the suspects was armed when the two stopped the bus and confronted the driver…:
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But he said the two should have called police to report the problem, instead they were both charged with obstruction of a highway and disturbing the peace.