230 PM LRN News

The CDC revises quarantine guidelines if you’ve been exposed to COVID. Brooke Thorington explains.

cut 2 (31) … I’m Brooke Thorington.”  

A report from the State Treasurers Office says Treasurer John Schroder is currently in the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. The report says he is responding to treatments well and feeling little discomfort at the moment.

Authorities have arrested a Lincoln Parish father and mother of a 20-month old boy who died in a house fire in late August. State Fire Marshal spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue says 32-year-old Jessica Lewis and 37-year-old Christopher Bell have been charged with one count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile after the autopsy revealed signs of abuse.

Cut 13 (06) “… this week.”

A photo has gone viral that shows Governor John Bel Edwards not wearing a mask while out in public. A spokeswoman for the governor says the picture was taken last month as Edwards ate at the Baton Rouge Country Club. The governor’s office says Edwards stood up without a mask on to speak to another person when the photo was captured. Edwards says the photo only tells a part of the story.

Cut 4 (11)   “…with a mask on.”