4:30 PM Newscast

Congressman Ralph Abraham officially announces he will not seek re-election this November. Abraham said he made the decision six years ago to only serve three terms.
The nephew of filmmaker Tyler Perry has died in the Union Parish Detention Center. 26-year-old Gavin Porter of St. Helena Parish, was found dead in his cell from an apparent suicide by hanging.
If you file a restraining order in Louisiana and fail to appear at court the judge could order you to pay court costs. Brooke Thorington spoke with a domestic violence advocate.

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During Tuesday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, the candidates hammered President Trump’s response to the Coronavirus. Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy says the Trump administration is on top of it and has proposed spending two-point-five billion dollars as part of a response plan…
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So far there have been 14 confirmed cases in the US, but none in Louisiana.

Visitation begins tonight for former state lawmaker Butch Gautreaux who passed away Saturday at the age of 72. Gautreaux represented the Morgan City area for 16 years in the state legislature. Executive Director of the Louisiana Democratic Party, Stephen Handwerk, says Gautreaux was a strong voice for the less fortunate

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