14:30 LRN Newscast October 31

The police chief in Shreveport is on paid administrative leave after he fired his gun at an armed robbery suspect. Emelie Gunn has the story…

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The suspect in the Grambling State University double murder has hired a defense team to argue his innocence.  Attorneys Ronald Haley and Dedrick Moore won’t reveal 19-year-old Jaylin Wayne’s side of the story, but say the focus should be on the environment at Grambling and their culture of gun violence.

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State Attorney General Jeff Landry wants to take control of a lawsuit filed by Governor Edwards suing opioid manufacturers. Landry also wants to hire former Mississippi AG Mike Moore who successfully sued tobacco manufacturers in the 1990s.  Landry is asking the court to allow him to supersede the state Department of Health’s lawsuit against more than a dozen pharmaceutical firms.  He wants to include allegations of the increased cost to the criminal justice system and the loss of workforce productivity.

A woman was arrested after allegedly using pepper spray on several people inside a Chuck E Cheese’s restaurant in Metairie.  Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Jason Rivarde says they were called to the scene and arrested Katarian Marshall of New Orleans after an apparent argument…

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