1230PM LRN News

On a narrow vote, the House Criminal Justice Committee approves a bill that expands the state’s stand your ground law to protect an individual who may have to use deadly force in churches. Houma Representative Beryl Amedee says current law allows residents to use deadly force to prevent unlawful entry or force an unlawful intruder to leave
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The measure heads to the House floor.
Louisiana Tech has launched the school’s inaugural Giving Day. Donor support makes it possible to help students attend Louisiana Tech through scholarships, plus it helps rebuilding portions of the school that were impacted by an EF-3 tornado last week. President of the Student Advancement team Maddie Patton says the fundraising effort has been in the planning stages for about four months.
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An investigative report from WWL-TV questions expenses made by Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser. Jeff Palermo has the story…
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