330PM LRN News

A 64-year-old Texas man is in the Rapides Parish detention center accused of scamming a victim out of over $60,000 over the course of several months. Detectives got a break in the case when one of the persons that was wired money was identified as Scott Alan Romans, and he was arrested following a traffic stop in Gulfport, Mississippi. Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Capt. Tommy Carnline says it can be tough to make busts in these cases.

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The scammer convinced the victim, he would be given a million dollars, but needed assistance paying US taxes and fees from Nigeria.

A steady rain continues to fall across an already saturated Louisiana today. National Weather Service Lake Charles Senior Forecaster Kent Kuyper says there is an end to all of this rain. He says the weekend looks dry and mild…

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Louisiana is one of nine states with a high number of flu cases. Jeff Palermo spoke with LSU Health New Orleans Infectious Diseases specialist Doctor Fred Lopez…

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There was an officer involved shooting in Monroe around 2:20AM this morning at the Super 8 Motel. Officers say they were responding to a disturbance complaint, and once they arrived on scene, shots were fired resulting in one policeman, and two subjects being hit. Both subjects hit were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and then arrested. The officer shot was also treated for non-life-threatening injuries.