LRN Newscast 14:30 January 2, 2015

Some sad news from Shreveport Police today about the 7 year-old little girl hit on her bicycle by a drunk driver Saturday afternoon…
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Cpl Breck Scott says the charges against 46 year-old Randy Presentine were upgraded to vehicular homicide along with having no insurance and driving under suspension.

New Iberia’s Cajun Groundhog emerged today with no shadow in sight. That means a longer spring for South Louisiana. Daily Iberian Publisher Will Chapman says those prognostications are very accurate, unlike his rival, Punxsutawney Phil…
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A BBC production crew was at this morning’s festivities filming Pierre for a series about life in America.
Louisiana State Police from Troop C are investigating a double-death pickup truck collision of two drivers around 6:30 this morning. Fifty-one year-old Lester Albarado failed to negotiate a curve on LA 70 in Assumption Parish, and crashed head-on into the truck driven by 57 year-old Gabriel Plaisance. Both men from Pierre Part were not wearing seatbelts.

There ‘s a lot of talk today about the Nationwide Insurance Super Bowl commercial last night in which a little boy dies at the end…
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