1230 PM LRN News

27 more people are reported to have died from COVID-19 in the state bringing the state total to just under 1,700 fatalities.

The state has now seen a substantial decline in new cases and deaths over the past week, and with that comes the relaxing of some restrictions, including dental work. Former Louisiana Dental Association President Dr. Kristi Soileau (swallow) says cosmetic work is not allowed, but…

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A Baton Rouge Police Officer is dead and another is fighting for his life after responding to tips about a domestic violence homicide suspect.  Chief Murphy Paul says the two officers were shot during a four-hour standoff with the suspect, 36-year-old Ronnie Kato, on Sunday.

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Governor Edwards could announce today a loosening of restrictions on residents and businesses once the current stay at home order ends on April 30th. Kevin Barnhart has the story.

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