PM Newscall August 4th, 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. Michelle Southern has that…:

CUT 1 (27) “reporting”


A Sorrento man is being hit with a slew of charges, including vehicular homicide, after an early morning crash on I-10 East in St. John the Baptist Parish left his passenger dead. Matthew Doyle has more…

CUT 2 (35) “reporting”


Governor Bobby Jindal is 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 there are about 1100 kids in Louisiana right now who were sent here and they need to know where they are. He says the state should have this information..:

CUT 4 (08) “give them healthcare”

The visit will include an air and marine tour of the border. House Speaker Chuck Kleckley is also making the trip because he says everyone at the Capitol needs to remain informed and take appropriate steps to ensure the stafety of Louisiana citizens. Edmonson says they know so little about what’s going on with these people coming into our state…:

CUT 5 (05) “to do things”


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….

CUT 6 (09) “kept going”

Marchand says Mahler’s friend was trying to help when he noticed a vehicle approaching them. 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…

CUT 7 (12) “shortly after”

Mahler was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Marchand says they are searching for a small dark colored sedan, possibly four-door…(Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact Louisiana State Police or your local authorities.)

CUT 8 (07) “of the driver”


As summer wanes away and vacation season comes to close, we’re officially in back-to-school preparation mode. So are people excited about kids heading back to class? These Louisiana kids we talked to aren’t…:

CUT 9 (09) “I hate school”

These Louisiana moms we talked to would have to disagree with their stir-crazy kids and are happy to send them back to school…:

CUT 10 (08) “your work schedule”

These Louisiana parents say while it’s great to spend the summer with your family, it’ll be nice to get back on a schedule…:

CUT 11 (13) “drive me crazy


One man is dead and another is facing some serious charges in a crash on the I-10 East in St. John the Baptist Parish. Jacob Sellers, of Sorrento, is suspected of being impaired while his car careened arcoss two lanes, struck several guard rails, crashed into another car, and then flipped over several times. State Police Spokesperson Melissa Matey says it’s an ongoing investigation, but a number of factors are suspected…

CUT 12 (06) “in this crash”

An unknown passenger was ejected from Sellers’s vehicle while it rotated. The coroner is currently trying to identify the body, and Matey says Sellers refuses to name who it is…

CUT 13 (11) “of his passenger”

After being ejected from Sellers’s car, the unidentified passenger was then struck by a vehicle, and that person was pronounced dead on arrival. Matey is asking anyone with information to come forward…

cut 14 (08) “give us a call”