2:30 LRN Newscast August 8

AAA reminds drivers it’s time to get back into the consciousness of school zones and school buses as summer break is over. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
Voicer 1 (30) “I’m Kevin Barnhart”

A man shot by Shreveport police officers has died. Authorities responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle when the situation escalated and alleged car thief was shot.

And the Natchiotches Sheriff’s office says two young men were were found dead in a vehicle early this morning in Natchitoches. Both men were men shot several times.

Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Jones warns regulating online fantasy sports could be expensive. Jones says they expect not every parish will approve it on the November sixth ballot, so they’ll have to geofence those parishes that don’t allow players to use Fan Duel or Draft King. He says the legislature is expected to come up with a way to tax fantasy sports next year, which can pay for the geofencing…
cut 11 (11) “…the technology”

The University of Louisiana at Monroe has a new four-year degree program that’s all about drones and their use in various industries. ULM Professor Dr. Paul Karlowitz says it’s called Unmanned Aircraft Systems Management program…
Cut 12 (10) “…really taken off.”
Karlowitz says he’s hearing from various companies looking to hire drone operators.