12:30 Newscast August 4, 2014

Governor Bobby Jindal will be among those who are headed to the Mexican Border today for a security briefing and tour by the Texas Department of Public Safety. State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says they have no information about the undocumented immigrants coming to Louisiana and they need some answers…

cut 3 (08) “to their health records”

Edmonson says the visit will include an air and marine tour of the border.

The East Baton Rouge District Attorney has reduced the charges against LSU junior safety Jalen Mills from felony second degree battery to misdemeanor simple battery. The charges stem from a May incident where Mills allegedly punched a woman near his apartment. DA Hillar Moore says the second degree battery charge was the arrest charge and his office believes the misdemeanor charge is appropriate after reviewing evidence and reports.

Louisiana State Police is investigating a fatal hit and run accident that occurred over the weekend near Kentwood. Master Trooper Greg Marchand says 22-year-old Matthew Mahler of Vacherie and a friend were riding four-wheelers in a drainage ditch along Louisiana Highway 10 when Mahler had an accident and was ejected from his vehicle into the roadway. Marchand says Mahler’s friend was trying to help when he noticed a vehicle approaching. He says the friend tried to alert the driver of the car, but the sedan struck Mahler and continued on the highway failing to stop. Marchand says Mahler was transported to a local hospital…

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Marchand says they are searching for a small dark colored sedan, possibly four door.