LRN Newscast 16:30 January 27, 2015

Ascension Parish Sheriff deputies are on the hunt for at least two suspects involved in a double homicide in Donaldsonville. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala says around 3:30 yesterday afternoon, they arrived at the scene of a shooting and found 37-year-old Chad Nichols dead on the front lawn of his house..:
CUT 9 (10) “did not survive”
The believe the suspects stole the victim’s vehicles.

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office says the search for a teen, wanted in connection to a weekend robbery, ended unexpectedly when the suspect was found dead. Sheriff’s spokesperson Maxine Trahan says Rayne Police were involved in a chase after the robbery with a vehicle that the victim, 18 year-old Slye Mier (meer)and a juvenile, occupied. After the chase, Mier and the juvenile fled…
CUT 4 ( 07) Q: ‘in the field”
The investigation continues.
The drop in fuel costs had a brief stoppage today, as the state-wide average price of regular gas remained unchanged at $1.87 a gallon. AAA fuel analyst Don Redmond says the prices right now are astounding…
cut 14 (09) “a year ago”
Redmond says we should prices start to move back up a bit in about 2 to 3 weeks.

It has turned out to be a student retreat AND a snow day for some Ruston students from Cedar Creek school, as some 27 students and sponsors were left stranded in New York City because of a big snow storm. So now, they are taking in as much of the Big Apple as they possibly can, including Central Park…
Director of Student Activities Elizabeth Walker, who says they plan to leave tomorrow.