The jury came back at 1 p.m. after deliberating for two hours. They didn't believe Scot Kidd’s version of the brutal killings. Instead they agreed Kidd is the man who killed two elderly people with a shotgun in their Iowa home.
“When the gas prices go up, all it does is hurt us,” says Noel Edwards who is filling up his truck. Looking at the number go up at the gas pump, Edwards says the current price at the pump is unbelievable.
Fog is once again causing some issues this morning, but thankfully it’s not as widespread as yesterday but with that being said a Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect for Calcasieu, Jeff Davis and Cameron Parishes until 9 a.m.. Much like yesterday once the sun comes up the fog will quickly burn off and then it’s off to the races as temperatures will warm into the afternoon and the hot and humid afternoons stick around into the weekend.
A cold front is pulling up stationary in our vicinity now and will slowly move east across the state through Saturday. The front will likely keep a slight chance of rain in the forecast through the weekend
Scot Kidd is accused of killing Joan and Zoren O’Brien in their Iowa home. Kidd is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. He took the witness stand late this afternoon and admitted to shooting Zoren O’Brien with a shotgun, but said it was in self-defense. He said Joan O'Brien was accidentally shot by her husband.
n a rare show of bipartisanship on the House floor, the committee’s Democratic chairman, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, will lead the debate along with Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, one of two Republicans on the panel.
Gov. John Bel Edwards promoted Casey Tingle to the role of director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, following the resignation of Gen. James Waskom from the role he had served in since January 2016.
Fog has developed across all of Southwest Louisiana this morning and really reducing visibility in most areas and that’s why a Dense Fog Advisory has been issued until 10:00 a.m. this morning. Expect the warm and muggy afternoons to continue through the end of the week and into the weekend as a real significant change in the pattern doesn’t look likely until the middle of next week.
Dwayne O’Brien went to the house August 29, to help his parents clean up after Hurricane Laura. He called “Good morning, we’re here,” but no one answered as he entered the home about 7 a.m. But he quickly made a gruesome discovery--his parents shot to death.