8:30 LRN Newscast February 25

The investigation continues into yesterday’s fatal crash on I-10 in St. John the Baptist Parish that claimed the life of a pregnant mother, 27-year-old Tyandra Lewis of Baton Rouge and her seven-year-old son. State Trooper Monroe Dillon says they are not sure why their car stopped in the left lane of travel, which resulted in their vehicle being hit from behind…
cut 11 (12) “….as witness information”
The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

If you are heading out to the parades today, State Police is asking you to limit what you carry, keep your wallet in your front pocket and do not leave anything unattended…
cut 14 (06) “….to another location”
That’s Lt. Nick Manale who says Troopers have made several arrests and recovered thousands of dollars in stolen items from pickpocket suspects during this Carnival season.

The winner of the annual King Cake Snob contest is revealed did your favorite top the list? Brooke Thorington has the results.
Cut 1 (31) “I’m Brooke Thorington”

Former LSU Q-B Joe Burrow jokes he may retire after news broke that his hands measured just nine inches at the NFL draft combine in Indianapolis. They are the smallest hands for a projected first-round quarterback since 2008. Burrow posted on Twitter, he plans to retire because of his tiny hands and to keep him in his thoughts.