BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — NBC33 Morning Edition 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-A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
LOCAL NEWS- Bond has been set at one million dollars for Brett Gerald, the alleged drunk driver who caused a wreck that killed seven people in Slaughter. A child was killed when he was hit by a car while riding his bike near the intersection of Greenwell Street and Satinwood. Police are looking for a 'person of interest' in the case involving a New Orleans stripper whose body parts were found 'scattered' in Mississippi last week. A former Sheriff's Deputy is accused of 'forging' a doctor's note.
All this and much more in this morning's recap of your morning news.
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