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Friday Afternoon Headlines

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This is Cynthia Arceneaux from the KPLC Newsroom.

Residents at Chateau du Lac are still reeling over what happened at their apartment complex yesterday. 83-year-old Preston John LeBlue was found dead in his apartment. And now four people have been arrested in the case.

And a Lake Charles man has been arrested and charged with downloading child porn videos on his computer. State police, along with U.S. Homeland Security searched the home of 35-year-old David Shelton and found more than 40 movies containing child sexual abuse on his computer.

And in sports, they definitely "showed him the money" today! The Saints and Drew Brees agreed on a new contract that will make Brees the highest-paid player in NFL history. Find out how many millions the quarterback signed for today at five. 

And how long will the rainy weather continue? Brace yourself throughout the weekend. 

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