1:30 LRN Newscast

A two-hour documentary airs tonight on Investigation Discovery that examines the controversial death of Victor White the Third. Jeff Palermo has the story…

Cut 2 (30) “I’m  Jeff Palermo”  

With a vote on the matter coming up on the November ballot, the state’s top law enforcement official has come out in opposition of the proposal to require juries in Louisiana to reach a unanimous verdict to convict suspects in felony cases.  This makes him one of the few prominent politicians to oppose it so far.  Louisiana is one of only two states that allow split jury verdicts.


A Kenner mom is under arrest after allegedly assaulting the citizens who rescued her 11-month and 3 -year-old children from a hot car. Kenner Police Lt. Michael Cunningham says cameras showed the citizens helping the children exit the vehicle and after the mother discovered this, Cunningham says the midday temperatures when the kids were discovered were brutal.

Cut 7 (10) “99 degrees.”

A Lafayette church was holding a school supply drive this weekend when some of the supplies were stolen. Pastor of the Harvest Center Church, Daniel Kelly, explains the incident happened while the people present at the church were praying in the sanctuary.

Cut 12 (09)   “…couple trips there.”

The pastor says the culprit was caught, but no charges were pressed. The incident has actually spawned more donations to not only bridge the gap made in the theft, but exceed the original totals.