Morning Rush (5-31-19)

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Good morning Acadiana and happy Friday! Here’s your morning rush before you head out and start your day.

-State police are investigating an officier-involved shooting that happened overnight in Jeanerette. Officials say the suspect was shot by a deputy marshal after trying to flee on foot.

-A man is behind bars in connection with a deadly home invasion in April in Cade. Dequincy Lewis faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Justin Primeaux.

-Lafayette police issued a curfew for anyone under 17 years old who is still under control of a parent or guardian. Visit klfy.com for curfew details.

-Governor John Bel Edwards signed the “heartbeat” abortion bill into law Thursday. Louisiana becomes the fifth state to enact such a law.

-Experts are warning businesses and organizations of directory scams. This scam attempts to fool businesses into paying for a listing or ad space in a nonexistent directory all to get your money.

-The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in an unprecedented eight-way tie after 20 rounds after the organizers said they had run out of challenging words.

-There’s only three Academy of Interactive Entertainment Schools in the world. One of them is right here in the Hub City. On Saturday, June 8 the public is invited to attend an ‘experience day’ to learn more about it at the LITE Center from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

-The road to Omaha starts today, as the LSU Tigers prepare to take on Stony Brook in their 26th  regional as host. The Tigers take the field at 6 P.M. tonight.

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