3:30 LRN Newscast May 30th

According to the Associated Press, Governor John Bel Edwards has signed into law a bill that prohibits an abortion after the 15-week mark of a pregnancy. It will only take effect if the federal courts uphold a similiar law in Mississippi.

The governor has also put his signature on a bill that would require public schools to display the motto “In God We Trust” in their buildings and the legislation requires the teaching of that motto to the students.

And the governor has also signed a bill that would ask Louisiana residents if they want to legalize fantasy sports betting in their parish. The bill’s author, River Ridge Representative Kirk Talbot says it requires knowledge and strategy when a player competes on Fan Duel or Draft Kings…
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The issue will appear on the November ballot. Talbot will bring legislation next year that would put in place the regulations and how the state plans to tax it.

Authorities are seeking tips in the fatal double shooting of a 29-year-old man and her four-year daughter in LaPlace. St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre says Cameron and Cali Mack were gunned down last night by an unknown shooter….
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The victims were heading up the stairs to their home when they were shot.

Two teenagers from the Opelousas area have been charged with aggravated kidnapping and negligent homicide for their roles in the death of 11-year-old Bryla Bell, who died when the car she was driving crashed into a tree. St. Landry Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says 19-year-old Kelvin Monte and 17-year-old Jon’ Torras Bryant arranged to pick up Bryla outside of her Lawtell home…
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Guidroz says the suspects did not realize Bryla was just 11-years-old.