LRN Newscast 15:30 January 27, 2015

There’s been an unexpected turn of events in the investigation of a weekend robbery in Acadia Parish, as the suspect was found dead in a field near Crowley.
CUT 3 (08) Q: ” face down”
That’s Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Maxine Trahan, who reports after the Sunday night robbery, Rayne Police were involved in a chase with a vehicle that Mier and a juvenile occupied. Police say Meir’s death appears suspicious.

For the 2nd day in a row, the statewide average for a gallon of regular gas remains unchanged at $1.87, according to AAA. Some suspect the price has bottomed out, but fuel analyst Don Redmond says we might see a brief dip in February…
CUT 13 (06) Q: “into spring”
A group of Louisiana high school students find themselves in the middle of all the snow in New York City. Students from Cedar Creek School in Ruston are now in the Big Apple on a extended school trip because of the storm back east…
CUT 8 (11) Q: “fun to do”
That’s Director of Student Activities Elizabeth Walker.

A hunter that had been missing since Thursday in the Pearl River Wildlife Management area has been found alive in St. Tammany Parish. St. Tammy Parish Sheriff’s office says that 42 year-old Robert “Rob” Varnado was reported missing by a hunting buddy in the area on Thursday. He was found alive today.