1:30 LRN Newscast Dec 2

Today the US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that argues all Louisiana prisoners serving time on a non-unanimous jury verdict deserve a retrial.

cut 2 (29) … I’m Matt Doyle.”  

The department of health reports 3,604 new COVID-19 cases today which includes a backlog of 1,551 cases with collection dates going back to April.

And reportedly former LSU Athletic Director and baseball coach Skip Bertman is hospitalized, he does not have COVID or pneumonia and is expected to stay for a few days.

A homicide suspect out of Ohio was killed during a shootout with federal authorities at a motel in Pineville. 47-year-old James Edward Hawley,, was wanted for the murder of 69-year-old Norma Matko and the disappearance of her 45-year-old daughter FBI special agent John Fortunado says they knew Hawley was armed and dangerous based on the online photos he posted of himself with firearms

Cut 11 (07) “…some cops.”

An FBI agent was wounded during the exchange of gunfire. The missing woman. 45-year-old Thoue Nichole Bronowski was found alive in the apartment.

A swingers and alternative lifestyle convention held in New Orleans last month produced 41 positive COVID-19 cases according to organizers. The annual Naughty Nawlins had 250 attendees. Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s spokesperson, Beau Tidwell says he would not wish the virus on anyone…

Cut 4 (11)   “…guidelines.”