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Good morning and happy Friday eve! Here’s this morning’s top headlines! (5/2/19)

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  • A former Vermilion parish Sheriff’s deputy has been indicted on 23 sex crime charges involving juveniles; including 4 counts of first-degree rape.

  • New charges have been filed against Malik Davis, the man accused of killing Daisy Lynn Landry. Yesterday, a grand jury indicted him on one count of Obstruction of Justice, for allegedly tampering with evidence.

  • A man in jail for a murder in Baton Rouge was mistakenly set free on Friday. Michael Vallery was arrested on Tuesday in Abbeville.

  • Lawmakers are considering whether to offer confidentiality to anyone who helps facilitate an execution in Louisiana, a measure edging forward in the house.

  • The 24th annual LEDA Job Fair happens today at the Cajundome Convention Center from 9 am to 2 pm. Job seekers should dress professionally & bring copies of their resumes.’

  • The 68th annual National Day of Prayer is happening across the country today.

  • Vice President Mike Pence is expected to be in Acadiana tomorrow. The VP will meet with faith leaders of the three predominately black Baptist churches, that were destroyed by an Arsonist last month in Saint Landry Parish.

  • Healthy Acadiana is an initiative that’s helping people develop healthy eating and living habits. The president is bringing a fresh produce store to downtown Lafayette to give healthier options to the community.

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