In Franklin Parish a traffic stop leads to the discovery of a dead body in the trunk of a bullet-riddled car. Court records show a trooper pulled a suspect over for speeding, he then observed bullet holes in the driver’s side door, and smelled pot, Master Trooper Michael Reichard says the arresting officer did the right thing when he felt there was more criminal activity and searched the car
18-year-old Michael Mitchell Jr. and 19-year-old Cameron Powe have been arrested.
Governor Edwards tells Louisiana residents not to expect major changes with the Phase Two coronavirus guidelines as he expects to extend the mask mandate and bar closure order next week. and that we need to understand the mask mandate is part of the new normal.
Former Klan leader and state lawmaker David Duke has been banned from Twitter for “repeated violations of the Twitter rules on hateful conduct.” Youtube banned Duke last month and Tyler Bridges, Author of The Rise and Fall of David Duke, says the former gubernatorial candidate is running out of places to spread his message.
LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron reacts to the SEC’s plan to switch up the season from the normal twelve-game format to the ten-game conference-only opponent format. Orgeron says the team has a great testing system and believes the team feels very safe with the spread mitigation efforts in place, adding that whatever comes, the team will be ready.