Your Morning News 5/14/12

Monday, May 14, 2012 - 5:22am

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-Isolated showers before 10am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

LOCAL NEWS-Baton Rouge Police are investigating three shootings that happened overnight. The first was just before 11 pm on Tanner St., the second was just before 1 am on La Margie St., and the third was around 2 am on Main St. If you have any information that can help investigators, please call Crimestoppers at 344-STOP. Baton Rouge Police are investigating a triple shooting that happened late Friday night in the 2100 block of 75th Ave. If you have any information, please call Crimestoppers at 344-STOP. A fatal car accident on Airline Hwy in St. James Parish killed two brothers this weekend. With the House passing House Bill 1, Louisiana Universities may soon have to chop $225 million from their budgets. In Livingston Parish, President Layton Ricks is bringing new people on board, including a Finance Director and a Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness. Louisiana's consistently failing schools are getting some money from the Federal Government. They will share $10 million in grant money if they show how the funds will be used and how it will improve education in the classroom. Ten voter registration drives are set up in Libraries all across East Baton Rouge Parish this week as part of voter education week. The second annual Lemonade Day was held this weekend. The program helps teach kids about the basics of business by learning how to run a lemonade stand.

NATIONAL NEWS-Three top executives at JP Morgan Chase are set to resign this week after the bank lost $2 million in risky bets gone bad.

All this and much more in this morning's recap of your morning news.

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