8:30AM LRN Newscast March 31

The officer who shot Alton Sterling was fired from the Baton Rouge Police Department after an administrative review determined he violated departmental policies during the incident. Blane Salamoni was not charged by federal or state prosecutors, but Police Chief Murphy Paul says he acted recklessly while fellow officer Howie Lake tried to get control of the situation.

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Lake was suspended three days.

Along with the results of the administrative review, Paul released evidence that was previously unavailable to the public. There is footage and audio, now available online, from the officer’s body cameras and the convenience store, as well as a recording of the 911 call that drew the officers to the scene. Sterling family attorney Chris Stewart…

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Representatives with the Alzheimer’s Association of Louisiana were at the state capitol this week to urge state legislators to approve funding to help families who have loved ones suffering from this horrible disease. Jim Shannon has more…

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Many children will be eager to find eggs during the traditional Easter egg hunts this year. There are things to keep in mind, especially if you plan on eating those eggs that are found. Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain…

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