430PM LRN news

Even though it will not change the outcome of the NFC Championship game, the Saints secured a victory on Tuesday night when the NFL owners voted to expand the use of instant replay to include pass interference calls and allow for the review of a non pass interference call. Coach Sean Payton led the charge for the new rule…
Cut 6 (08) “…good change”
Saints Owner Gayle Benson vowed to make changes to the NFL rulebook after the team was defeated by the NOLA No Call.
20-year-old Elias Smallsreed is locked up following a multi-parish police pursuit on I-10 yesterday that ended in Baton Rouge when the suspect crashed into several cars. State Police spokesperson Taylor Scrantz.
Cut 9 (08) “…into Ascension Parish.”
An overnight mobile home fire leaves two children dead in the Franklinton area.
Cut 1 (31) “I’m Kevin Barnhart”
The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction for the man who fatally shot former Saints player Will Smith in a 2016 traffic dispute. The three-judge panel unanimously rejected all grounds of Cardell Hayes’ appeal. Hayes was sentenced to 25 years in December 2016.