News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: August 1, 2018

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Here are some of today’s headlines you should know before heading out the door:

  • Iberia Parish authorities are investigating a small plane crash that happened around 6:00 yesterday evening. The aircraft struck a carport in the 4200 block of Romero road. The pilot was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and no others were injured.
  • Carencro’s Police Chief says juvenile crime is down and an increase in DWI arrests. The Chief says thats less reckless drivers on the streets. The decrease in juvenile crime he gives to the city’s youth camp — keeping kids in constructive activity.
  • Questions are ongoing about what will happen to the South Buchanan Street parking garage in Downtown. While City-Parish Councilman Bruce Conque doesn’t believe the city should have pay for it, because the parish has a lack of money, Mayor-President Robideaux is looking into the parking garage as a possible good investment.
  • More than 430 new laws will take effect in Louisiana today. Lawmakers aprroved them during the regular legislative session that ended in May.
  • The U.S. Senate has passed a last minute extension for the National Flood Insurance Program. The program, which provides insurance to six million homes and businesses was set to expire last night.
  • A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3d-printed plastic guns. 
  • Mexican officials say all 103 passengers and crew aboard an AeroMexico flight that crashed into a field and caught fire Tuesday survived.
  • A few showers are possible on this Wednesday as the humidity begins to lower across the area. Skies will be partly cloudy with a high in the low 90’s. The heat index will be around 100-107° with a few showers and storms during the afternoon.

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