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4-9 5:10am WWL First News Early Edition w/Dave Cohen

Apr 9, 2014|

Dave talks about biking to work, nursing home stripper, and fire smokers?

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Nine minutes after 5 AM at the early edition Debbie WL offers news on this ninth of April 2014. -- Is okay well welcome to -- as. -- Just like everybody's. -- -- and I get the juices flowing. -- adrenaline pump and give up you know when I'm safely if you're driving with a I would -- on an update on other recent. Expected. I told us that chance if -- went stolen. Is April 9. Yeah. Yet if you use -- 47 are. The wider than just would not leave when kills 34. Warm up -- -- Yeah I mean. I don't think there's any way you can complain about what we're gonna get this afternoon. Beautiful sunshine seventy I liked -- and it's still in the beautiful weather. Today tomorrow Friday Saturday Sunday. French Quarter that road rules man strawberries that know who the Irish Italian and you parade. I mean right yet but pound for ya postponed in the Alba. Get their shopping bags yelled let that rang that. You know just and then yesterday remember the 40% chance of possible hail. That they threw one -- and I held it didn't. Don't -- it and it did everything -- at what happened and I look I happen right on time to our question yeah that's about when they said it would blow up applauding -- male. But -- but they just minutes before that it was ice and this has happened there's no. It's sunshine. And boom in game in the rain and and I am not applauding the rain and the album this land it. The national officers were. Accurate. Because it is difficult it is hard to predict the weather here and I had people walking up to the last few days. Angry. Bitter. -- that. That they'd -- weekend -- and 3 -- last week -- been tested schedules they had anticipated bad weather that developed. So I know there are a lot of people out there that. -- that -- forecasting. In less than perfect. Especially long range. Last several weeks. And remind news. It is very different client yeah very tough year. Normally wins coming in southerly weapons in its owners though where those things mean where's that Reagan. So anyway. Get news is. Everything and that way he predicted that the panel fantastic. Weather -- gold stars. Big goals stretch yes. -- down on the cheek and people's. Shocked and Don looked perfectly healthy year I mean yeah you you walk in -- -- wife winners -- After testament to them for a woman yeah. Dropped. And you just got inducted into the hall of fame. You know which is a great thing but you're not supposed to be dead at 54. Whoa -- autopsy is no media information about -- wonder if there's any underlying causes. Warning signs anything. Yeah well I'm very muscular you know you always when you see that questions come up about steroids and things but you know we have nothing to go. Them are at odds with if I send questions or another question. And those questions hopefully be answered. And will find that with. Cuba. They're going back with more news about. Twenty minutes here that beat him well him them. I'm Dave don't thank you for joining us on this -- -- in the early edition of -- -- well vs coming up okay. If all hell breaks loose and people are going nuts to fire -- gun into the ground to get everyone's attention to stop. Waited a potential riot. Unfolding. And talk about they see in the movies all the time. Happened year. In the general vicinity of southeast Louisiana and -- facing charges on talk about that which forecasts. Promised meteorologist Laura book towel and sports with Steve Geller all of that in some fantastic conversation coming up here on WW. Underwater signals and may be from the missing Malaysian airline there have been persisting. A search ship has detected two more under water. Kings as they're called that may be emanating from the aircraft's black boxes -- the good news. If there is any in this more than a month long search for the missing Malaysian plane is that they are narrowing the search area and hopefully very soon. Will find at least some evidence. Of that plane in the Indian Ocean we'll keep you posted at the latest from CBS news coming up. In about ten minutes here and Debbie WL am FM and a count right now you forecast. Or your Wednesday -- up to seventy degrees look for sunshine and mild conditions should be beautiful actor named. But a little on the chilly side tonight with close -- it into the forties and fifties overnight and mostly sunny on Thursday and mild with highs of 75 and Friday looking beautiful sunshine right up to 78. From the I would c.'s forecast center and meteorologist Laura backed out I. I right now there are clear skies at the airport in -- 49 degrees west wind at seven making it feel a few degrees colder Slidell is 47 with a northwest wind at five. Making it feel like the low 40s this morning -- thirties reported anywhere in southeast Louisiana so will drop a few more degrees here in the next little while but. Man just a little taste of winter once again get up to seventy towns. Sports time now -- WW well at 528. And mind your -- and say happy hump day you know received. Feeling good halfway through the weekend. I think him to pull through yeah I think you'll make it -- it is survived so far our -- Toward the weekend then tell us what's gone on in the world sports. Well good morning everyone twenty former tigers who put their skills on display for NFL scouts today at LSU's pro day. Draft analyst Mike affiliate says is one thing for short that's a first round draft pick in this bunch though and that's -- -- Beckham junior. You know -- -- the other he's had to do in the top twenty to pick in this draft last in the big draft class a wide receivers. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Now looking over at the diamond -- -- took down the top team in College Baseball as the privateers 18 to seven over you will -- yet. This -- losing streak is now at five in a row as disease fell 821 to Oklahoma City. And brother Stuart scored a team high 21 points in the Connecticut Huskies hammered Notre Dame 79 to 58 to win the NCAA. Women's basketball title. Huskies head coach geno are Rihanna says the whole team performed about as well as they could -- When we have a performance like that where your players are just really locked into what we wanted to do and how we wanted to do it. There's just an incredible effort by the entire team. It's denied NCAA crown for coach -- re arm of breaking a tie with pat summit for most all time. -- four on sports talk Beckham -- injury hill or met burger which LSU player could the saints use the most. At 6 PM -- baseball host Lamar that at seven you have a choice. Baseball continues on 87 the AM or near the pelicans host the Phoenix Suns 1053. WW well at them. I'm Steve Geller and that your early morning look at sports. I was trying to they've gone Steve -- with you on your radio says the UConn men win the championship and men's basketball on the on the women do the same thing. On day female side and it's this second time they've done that. And all the only team to ever have done that. In the last time that happened was ten years ago in 2004 and a women's final four with -- -- on that your read that I game when the UConn women one right after the -- -- one and they're pretty stoked about that -- Congratulations to them that's not really that. In in terms of how the records books go nuts on the and it's gonna. The you know one of those oh my god records but it's pretty neat stuff that there -- able to and maintain two programs that can win -- -- In the same here twice that is that pro day at LSU which LSU tiger do you think is the most likely to be drafted first. In the upcoming NFL draft I think no doubt about it hands down it's going to be O -- Beckham junior going in the top fifteen picks probably the first -- it. So that would exclude the saints in the not an opportunity to take him. Yes -- something drastic would have to happen for his stock to plummet but he's due definite all the -- and active trade right he's got the speed he's got to hand and also a dual threat guy that can also be. A part of your special teams in the kick return game in the saints are at today's birthday and -- you please get your banking and place -- as -- what's -- us you really think there looking at. Which tigers hood and depth in the black gold tour either via the draft or maybe that don't get drafted and maybe they pick up the tree and afterwards. Steve -- shares thoughts with us about that coming up -- 25 minutes here at WWL. Am FM and that count coming up next thing you know look -- forecast I want to talk about this. Shooting a gun into the ground. To try and prevent. A tragedy. To be arrested if he is that they did in the movies all the time ally and a movie we'll talk about that. Take a look at a few of the things why are people coming up as well here at WW. I have like seven plus find out what the weather's got up its sleeve. Lots of sunshine around on -- when state. Of a breeze out of the north around the look for mild temperatures this after I mean at seventy. But don't put away the jackets just yet it's gonna -- cool again tonight 42 north of the lake and fifty on the South Shore. That back up to 75 on Thursday with sunshine and heading into the weekend Friday looking mild at 78. From the Eyewitness News forecast center I'm meteorologist -- Tell definitely cooler start this morning be prepared as you walk out the door we have clear skies 49 degrees -- the reporting -- west wind at seven clear and 47 at the National Weather Service office. In Slidell police and baker Louisiana have arrested a man accused of firing two gunshots. Into the ground outside of the private club where three teenagers were fatally shot during a birthday party. Acre police chief Mike Knapp said police booked 24 year old -- ET cavalier. Callaway I don't know which is. I count of illegal use of a weapon. The reports said that he told investigators he fired two shots into the ground outside the baker civic club on March 28 attempt to control the chaos. After there was gunfire and fourteens. Were shot. Fifteen year old. Died. Another fifteen year old died. And 1819. You know it was center. In the movies you see that all time all hell breaks -- some pulls out a gun and shoots and into the ground gets everyone's attention loud noise and stop doing whatever they're doing and then. Things get under control but. Apparently just can't do that even if you are trying to restore order and try to keep things today. Can't shoot guns in public. And let me. Now 36 minutes after 5 AM at the early edition of WWL offers says. It's April is that really the -- -- 2014. Big things coming up and it's I'm very happy hump day. Camp and art director -- support it. -- -- Sure I have -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I was afraid you're gonna -- it and you're running you down almost dead he didn't getting get up at 2 o'clock in the morning up on the bike and ride out right down their hearts across -- right after his primary in the end it. But he about ten miles an. That I am about him a lot of folks listen it was -- 3040 miles. Coming across the -- fifty yeah. By the by thanks. -- right to -- -- that I did not ride my bike to work nine. But I know a number of people right on this very staff in this building that. Come in -- -- watch and take the low -- often on the bike got down there. A reason to take in this yelled a little else sounded to -- well I didn't mean Butler -- it's a good account of a chuckle out of it and you know and they they seem you know that got some exercises. And then be -- they tend to be healthy and be happy it and go fill up and spend bunches of money that they asked on. That did not ride my bike to -- and audit and -- a lot of people will be riding their bikes to work and then more -- film and you can't you can actually Randy could take Abbas and there's a little bike wreck on the front -- I've got to -- -- -- -- bike on the bus and then ride from -- the bus -- jobs -- closer. On the bonds -- bike to work there will be talking more about that coming up. Couple bills in the legislature that if he might in Jena. One to allow lawmakers to carry guns in the capital if they have a concealed weapons carry permit. You know yeah I think it was a joke that you just played but you know what if -- debate gets really heated and lawmakers get really angry. I don't think -- is responsible enough to go through the training and to go through the process of getting concealed weapons permit. Is gonna pull up that gun during -- even now floor and committee. But it does raise an interesting question should lawmakers -- -- -- -- itself that build progresses also another one the Christmas gonna talk to us about coming up. In just a few minutes here in about twenty minutes what's on the senate health and welfare committee debated a bill yesterday that's now advanced to the senate floor. That talks about employees' rights if there's smokers and employers right. -- -- fire someone because they smoke. Can you refuse to hire someone lenient on his days tomorrow -- that's -- into agrees own well we've been told over and over that companies now more and more charging smokers more for their health insurance if you -- vanished 2550 bucks to pay Peter shares through because they say you're more expensive to ensure you're a health risk. While now that that's been deemed legal also no question is the F arm at all. It's not a protected class it's not smoking is not a disabilities. -- -- not protected under the Americans with disabilities act. But will the state protects smokers Orwell the state. The last the employer's right to sand iron smokers -- cost estimates that it -- in health insurance they take too many breaks they stink. Or is it going to be other way around this legislature gonna say. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Am FM and that town nine -- -- -- -- -- now because at -- rescue. And then over the Eyewitness News forecast and it's a good morning to mr. meteorologist Laura but now. I'd have to say. Yeah. -- It feels much colder out there. It's for but it's for both sides -- -- maybe rollicking weather yes I would. This rollicking weather absolutely electric mountain news -- The rain all gone no more -- no more -- hill and it -- may notice that. Okay well yeah you know it's movement now this is not a. You know. Fatal accident did statement. Yesterday -- went -- -- -- And caught a UP of ale and I said oh -- all. And the like and this thing and a bad debt that's right now that it cuts our -- and feel -- impact and that's not gone away on its air but actually won the pretty quickly. Hey guys -- where the forties right now but we're yet to seventy this after being set fifteen you know as soon as we get the sunrise sixties by lunchtime at a high at that seven becoming an hour on 3 or 4 o'clock later today. Ego part near seventy today. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Did they have too much of a good time at one nursing home well I'd seen -- listened today. 850 Bernice young -- is described at the church going all around nice lady but now her family is still -- after they found a photo birdies putting dollars into a male strippers shorts as he was dancing in front of her attorney John -- said her niece who -- partial dementia was forced to participate by the nursing home where she lives the family wants billions from the -- -- nursing center in West Babylon New York Britney said. They'll terrible I would -- his name though I know. The attorney for the facility said Bernice had fun and was not forests of the all CBS news West Babylon New York. Hundreds -- New York nursing on this night then bring it a stripper no longer. And some of the elderly nursing home residents often dollars in his. -- spring right. And then -- birdies didn't -- you let them. Now they say that -- their premise that it doesn't do it was traumatized and living on that you want to do it with Stewart -- -- -- those dollar bills making Bahrain. They they thought that you may suffer from mention that right do acts or what -- cocky just wondered. At what point in a meeting at the nursing home is the stats say you know we need for these. Folks in their eighty's and ninety's. A male stripper and I only needs to do -- day -- them blood pump and winning get the juices flow on -- giving maples. Recruit the thing that part part of me you know says that as well like half probably but then also this. The let's do what they wanted to you know if I'm. Eighty or ninety years old now one of the extra -- you know. By telling me no you know -- -- I meant you'd make it clear isn't optional activity I don't -- during lunch and go yeah having an indefinite forced -- ITT's -- -- that's -- a -- but on the other hand I feel like think these are. Elder and that they wanna I wanna have a good time you know. Their twilight here that they'd go for. It to being on the jury at this trial string it out -- and it is so many questions. Difficult opponent wherever gonna find exactly what I had to say and connected Bernice wanna participate or not release may not know excellent drive later on Pakistan. But I think -- partial the bride and that would that mean how to think I'm going to wait you know I have gone some of these retirement homes and then talks before it. -- -- -- -- -- I do it yet that's not part deal for me and that you know. But you know it usually pretty feisty and fun to hang out and you know a lot of them have a lot left to do so. And live it up if that's yeah that's what you want. -- so let me get out of this as yet to be. -- important but now live and direct from the Eyewitness News forecaster Steve Geller up next with sports. Fully clothed and some of your text messages and 878 them. 548 tomorrow. -- -- on -- still work day as is the day Nolan bike to work day by -- you they want today get on your bicycle and ride to work to cool mornings so that might help but summit detects and an eighth avenue gate seventies as -- Who wants to get to work inspected -- all sweaty. Biking to work no good -- -- was president especially for the bikers coworkers. Chair and cubicles. I'll hopefully have good deodorant and you know I know that yet to sprint to work on a bicycle we've heard from several people who are Planon ride their bike to work today. So -- that's that you want to but that is an issue I don't know how many people have showers available at work. Some workplaces that that maybe is you know where you work it is your gym is nearby and take a shower and change before you. That's -- Levy go to the gym before work a lot of people do that in the shower and change it. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Do as the tigers who wanted to be playing on Sunday's show off their skills for the NFL scout. We've scouted out the best sportscaster around and found Steve galleries that we welcome him in on the -- that is also about what's going on wheels toy safety. Hey Dave thank you sir and good morning everyone representatives from all 32 NFL teams are in Baton Rouge today to step LSU players that are eligible for next month's draft. It's a big date for quarterback -- met burger who's expected to throw in front of scouts for the first time since tearing his ACL back in November. And it -- analyst Mike -- says the QB as a chance to really boost his draft stock. Now let's check in with saints sideline reporter Kristian -- -- might just say -- globally curtailed and a lot of great moments and but -- the -- be watching closely today and Ella she wrote a color and also the guy just says the obvious players wide receiver -- Becker junior. The punt return ability to kickoff return ability to teach her at. Big receiver -- local kid go to all that kind of stuff -- means to me it would make perfect can't. The fleet footed Beckham has slighted by most draft experts -- top fifteen selection and next month's NFL draft the saint unfortunately all the 27 pick in round one. Now over to the diamond where UN post on the top ranked raging cajun as the privateers want eight to seven in Lafayette. This effort still have not wanna gain since opening day dropping their fifth straight by the score eight to one. To Oklahoma City and Connecticut has completed a sweep of the men's and women's basketball championships. The lady Huskies easily took down Notre Dame 79 to 58. To win the NCAA women's title coach geno are you on the says he's very proud of the program and his players -- a lot of. Great moments in Connecticut and a lot of great moments in our NCAA history but. And especially for our two seniors and the way these guys played. Can be it can be prouder of a group of players and I am right now. It's tonight title for UConn and coach or your alma breaking a tie with pat summit for the most wins in women's history. Today for sports talk Beckham Landry kill or met burger which LSU player could this -- used the most. At 6 PM LSU baseball host Lamar and at seven you have a choice baseball continues on 870 AM what is the pelicans host the Phoenix Suns a 1053 WWL that -- I'm Steve Geller -- -- early morning look at sports. He told us earlier you saying that clearly O'Dell Beckham junior will be the first LSU -- awful via a draft board and on to NFL team. How would hide do you think he can. I've seen as early as ten or eleven but it seems. Though most favor the favorite spot right now I think he's fifteen to the Pittsburgh steelers' case 127 the saints have their first pick in the state make a -- a deal and move around. Com do they use that trade on analogy tiger or if not. Which tigers are they most likely to target and later what could see in the second round another wide receiver will still be available in Jarvis who injury doesn't have the burner speed. That Beckham does but definitely has. The hands and crisp routes column basically. I guess it's a younger version of B Marcus Colston type of player -- -- he's not the guy's gonna take the top off of the defense and beat everybody to the -- down by on third and nine he could definitely rely on it very good hands and -- -- -- Chris. Routes into that -- crisp lettuce yes yes I'd also -- turner offensive -- could be available in the third round. -- had a really -- you with the tigers and his stock has that you've been seeing that rise if he's available in the third round I could see the states taking him to a -- to death on the offensive line for sure. More credit reports for -- and our guys out of jealousy you know enough about fifteen minutes here on WWL thank you Steve I'm Dave Cohen of the early edition. At WWL first news you ride your bike to work today text made 87870. When you think about -- -- to work. Today we're headed dumb criminal story coming up as well here on them need to -- and we're talking about smokers. Should employers have the right to deny someone employment because they smoke or fire them because they smoke. Where should the state protects smokers against that one of the things that they're debating while more and -- -- Five minutes and AT&T. I 55 forecast time here on WWL. -- wind -- looking beautiful after a cool start in the forties and fifties maybe even light jacket weather for some we are going to see some sunshine and mild -- -- this afternoon. Highs reaching seventy later today and then dropping again tonight under clear skies were down to 42 on the North Shore and fifty south of the late. So don't put -- those jackets just yet. And mostly sunny and mild for Thursday -- up to 75 looking beautiful we had the weekend Friday with sunshine and a high of 78. From the Eyewitness News forecast senator I'm meteorologist Clark -- Albert near eighty both Saturday and Sunday as well right now -- -- be clear 49 important -- clear and 47 at the National Weather Service office in flight now want -- vaccinated 7870 says fifty miles to work no way I'm riding my bike today and -- at that may be a little excessive might take yet. Quite awhile the -- term -- it. It is an option something you can consider if there's around to get. In Maplewood Minnesota to burglary suspects have been arrested after police say they pocket dial 911. -- proud of the guys are ripping off a body shop for a car repair repair place and one of bomb accidentally. Use the emergency function on the phone in his pocket to call cops a line was open the dispatcher could hear him talking. About how they're gonna make their getaway. -- got there. Brought the dogs with them caught the -- guys. That they're carrying television and other out of box full of stuff now some money to groups. -- is got a text message today 7870s is riding my bike from -- very Chris. Text them back to an amateur New Orleans is a -- enjoy the ride and is now long it takes it. You might wreck this wet at some point upon what and even if it is school outside. On the issue. Employers. And smokers and who's got more rights to an employer refused to hire -- -- that this local fire on the legislature is debating that. What president I think employers absolutely have the right to deny employment to smokers however I would love to hear why somebody thinks that a smokers should be protected. And change their mind that day but. Right now another presence as a smoker should have to punch in and out for every smoked -- we should not get paid for the time players. The debate rages on in the legislature Chris Miller -- coming up in the news they're here and -- In the Indian Ocean could it be the plane will be isolated.

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