Your Morning News 4/25/12
POSTED: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 6:08am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 6:09am
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — NBC33 Morning Edition with Neeha Curtis and Jesse Vinturella airs from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. weekdays. Here are the top stories you need to know before walking out the door this morning.
TRAFFIC-No traffic incidents to tell you about this morning. Buckle up and drive safely as you head out on the roads this morning.
WEATHER-Get ready for another beautiful, sunny day with a high near 84.
LOCAL NEWS-An Iota man is in jail, charged with attempted first degree murder. Yesterday a District Court Judge ruled that lyrics can be used in the first degree murder trial of local rapper Lil Boosie. A Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a bill aimed at curbing copper crime yesterday. Also, a House Committee has approved House Bill 695, which would allow drivers to use their cell phones only if they use a hands-free device. According to their Board of Supervisors, Crestwood Learning Academy in Baton Rouge needs to make up a budget shortfall for this school year and is looking at cutting salaries for teachers and other faculty by 20 percent in order to do so.
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