1:30 PM newscast
A 54-year-old wheelchair bound pedestrian was struck and killed in Lafourche Parish yesterday. Carl Guidry was pronounced dead on the scene, and the driver of the vehicle that struck him, 77-year-old Charles Richard Junior passed an on scene alchol test. Louisiana State Police Trooper Jesse LaGrange says Richard told authorities he did not see Mr. Guidry in the road, as he was rounding a curve when the accident occurred.
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The bill called the Bipartisan Backgrounds Check Act of 2019, is the first of two bills focused on gun regulations this week to be passed through the house. A second bill, passed today, aims at extending the time to complete a background check before a gun sale can go through. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise says the two bills don’t sit well with him.
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries wants to pay folks 950-2,500 dollars to lease their land for dove season. Matt Doyle has the story.
LSU basketball coach Will Wade said on his weekly radio show Wednesday night that guard Tremont Waters should be ready to go for Saturday’s game against Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Wade said Waters, who has been sidelined for the past two games with an undisclosed illness, did an individual workout Wednesday and will practice with the rest of the team Thursday.