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3 coming up on news 15 at 10 the lafayette parish sheriff office is investigating a two year ol's death here in lafayette.

More on that investigation.

Plus louisiana lawmakers are back in special session starting tomorrow putting their focus on the coronavirus pandemic and hurricane laura recovery we will have more on that in a few.

And the lafayette parish school board has been sending parents and students home with a covid-19 release and waiver form for extra curricular activities.

How parents are reacting.

All these stories and more just ahead... fox news music.

Live good evening, 'm cassie schirm.

Thank you for choosing news 15 at nine.... camvowe are starting with some sad news this evening here in lafayette.

Deputies with the lafayette parish sherif's office are investigating the death of a young child left in a car.

The sheriffs office says they recieved a call around 2:15 this evening about a child in a car on andres road off cameron street.when officials got there the two year old child was found dead.

The childs death is under investigation.

And in opelousas police are investigating a fatal shooting that claimed the life of a woman and her unborn child.

Investigators determined the victim allegedly armed herself with a gun during an argument with a former acquinaince of her current boyfriend maleke guillory.

Guillory allegedly attempted to intervievene by taking the gun from the victim then the weapon discharged hitting the victim in the shoulder the victim died from her injuries at a local hospital.

Guillory is charged with two counts of negligent homicide.

3 w'll get to more stories in just a moment, but first w're gonna take it straight over to meteorologist cory smith for no wait weather.

Cory i's another beautiful day today.

Tonight: 69 partly cloudy tomorrow: 86, showers and storms around midday w/ dropping temperaturestuesday: low: 57 high: 75, sunnywell tomorrow is the day!

We will see our first true cold front of the season moving through around midday tomorrow.

Highs will likely be set around 10am - 12pm as we get into the middle 8's.

The cold front will begin to move into the viewing area around 10am and reach lafayette around lunch time.

After the showers and storms move through, temperatures will likely drop into the 7's in the afternoon.

As we head into the overnight lows willl get chilly reaching the 5's.

A reinforcing front will move in midweek so expect sunny and cool conditions for the rest of the week.the tropics remain quiet for now so nothing to watch.

3 thanks cory some statewide news.louisiana lawmakers are back in special session monday putting their focus on the coronavirus pandemic and hurricane laura recovery but have many more topics to cover as well.

In fact seventy items are included in the agenda, and any legislation on those topics can be debated during the monthlong session.

Among the many items are the state budget, emergency powers for the governor and lawmakers, business tax breaks,covid-19 treatment and prevention, and high school athletics,.

3 if you have damage from hurricane lauara and havent registered with fema yet you now only have 30 days left to register.

Federal assistance includes help for temporary housing, rental assistance and repair or replacement of damaged property.

Additionally, grants may be available to help with other expenses such as medical and dental care, childcare, replacing essential household items, moving and storage, vehicle repairs and cleanup.

Homeowners and renters have until october 27th and you can do that online at disasterassistance.gov a fema drive-thru disaster recovery center is now open in acadia parish to assist victims of hurricane laura.the center is staffed with fema personnel who can scan documents and ask questions about assistance programs, the southside community center in rayne will be open 7 days a week from 7 a.m.

- 5 p.m.

No appointments are necessary a month after hurricane laura devasted south east louisiana parishes in her pathway the calcasieu parish school board is reopening 17 schools next week.

The schools will reopen for staff and faculty on tuesday, sept.

29th while students will return friday, oct.

2nd.we have a list of those schools on our website at kadn.com now one local organization came together today to lend a helping hand to a local hurricane laura victim.

Rust's roost, a st.

Martinville farm that educates children about livestock, came together to host "ponies in the park" -- including pony rides, a bake sale, plate lunches and snowballs.

All proceeds go towards fixing a local community membe's home after hurricane laura caused extensive damage.

I ca't physically help her.

I feel like, like i's a calling from god that we are able to do what we can with what we have to help someone else.

Donations can be made to rust's roost' paypal account.

Their email is rustysroost@yahoo.com 3 w'll get to more stories in just a moment, but first w're gonna take it straight over to meteorologist cory smith for no wait weather.cory i's another beautiful day today.

Tonight: 69 partly cloudy tomorrow: 86, showers and storms around midday w/ dropping temperaturestuesday: low: 57 high: 75, sunnywell tomorrow is the day!

We will see our first true cold front of the season moving through around midday tomorrow.

Highs will likely be set around 10am - 12pm as we get into the middle 8's.

The cold front will begin to move into the viewing area around 10am and reach lafayette around lunch time.

After the showers and storms move through, temperatures will likely drop into the 7's in the afternoon.

As we head into the overnight lows willl get chilly reaching the 5's.

A reinforcing front will move in midweek so expect sunny and cool conditions for the rest of the week.the tropics remain quiet for now so nothing to watch.

3 due to the state opening up for phase three many people are wondering if they will be trick or treating this year, ne's 15 got a chance to speak with one louisiana resident outside of a halloween store today who has found another way to celebrate.

Shelby hill sot 11 sec.

3 now talking about highshool sports and covid.

The lafayette parish school board has been sending parents and students home with a covid-19 release and waiver form for extra curricular activities.

News 1's princess john nay steverson-lowry has more information.

Princess jhane daughter goes to and says sh's not comfortable with shanese lewis - concerned parent sot 9 sec.

Lewis says asking a parent and their child to sign this waiver is unfair because you are acknowledging that you do't plan to practice the same safety precautions that you would during a lesson.

Lewis adds that face to face learning is the social interaction that children need but not if it comes at a risk to their health.

Shanese lewis - concerned parent sot 16 sec.

Lewis says that she will not be signing the waiver and that i's unfortunate because that takes time away from her daughter hanging out with friends.

Lewis says she hopes the school board reconsiders the waiver and she has this advice for other parents out there.shanese lewis - concerned parent sot 5 sec.

Lewis says the same safety precautions being taken in the classroom need to be taken in extra curricular activities as well.

Princess jhane 0 sec.

News 15 is working on getting you more information on the legalities of that waiver.

Once we know more, w'll be sure to update you.

3 coming up -- video is being released after a weekend of protests in louisville....the damage and comment from louisville p.d.

Up next.

3 3 louisville police have released new video of damage they say was caused by protesters overnight.saturday was the fourth night of protests after a grand jury decided "not" to charge any officer for the fatal shooting of breonna taylor.this video was shot and edited by police...one clip was shot by a police helicopter... showing a car set on fire.at another location... plywood shields were set on fire in front of a church.police say many windows at spalding university and presentation academy in downtown louisville were smashed... and graffiti was sprayed across several buildings.at least 28 people were arrested.

An officer is recovering after an incident inside a police station in california...it happened at the los angeles police departmen's harbor station in san pedro around ten p-m local.officials say the officer suffered a head injury and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

A suspect involved ran from the building but was eventually taken into custody.

The new york times publishing an extensive report after obtaining tax return data spanning more than two decades.

According to the times, the president paid no federal income tax at all for ten of the past 15 years - quote- "largely because he reported losing much more money than he made".this report, as the president pushes to have his supreme court nominee approved before the election.nb's kelly 'donnell has more.

"w've been negotiating for a long time like in the irs and the've been under audit."

Question:"you could could tell us how much you paid???yo're being rude....as the battle over the confirmation of amy coney barrett begins.late today, the president praised judge barrett and defended a rush to see her confirmed.

Yesterday i was very proud to nominate judge amy coney barrett for supreme court.

Hours earlier in delaware...joe biden defined the stakes for democrats."the clear focus is: this is about your health care."biden read aloud a tweet sent by the president today ... claiming..."obamacare will be replaced"... "if it is terminated by the supreme court.."biden broadened the threat he sees with barrett on the high court."women could lose the bedrock rights enshrined in roe v.

Wade for 50 years.

People are voting right now"president trump argues the vacancy is his to fill.at every single instance back to george washington every president has done his duty and nominated a justice.

And almost all cases across 230 years where confirmedbiden urged republican senators to quote "step back from the brink" and let voters decide the cour's direction."just because you have the power to do something does't absolve you of your responsibility to do right by the american people."

3 a woman is in custody after allegedly trying to kidnap the grandchild of nfl legend joe montana.according to a statement from the los angeles county sherif's department, a woman identified as sodsai daizell...entered montan's malibu home at about 5 p.m.

On saturday and took the 9-month-old from the living room.daizell was confronted by montana and his wife, jennifer, who was able to take the child back during a "tussle."daizell then allegedly fled to a nearby house.deputies in the area were flagged down by montana and the woman was arrested.no one was hurt during the altercation.

3 3 3 verbatim 3 3 verbatim 3 verbatim 3 3 3 3 3 verbatim le's face it, virtual schooling is a struggle for so many families across the country.but it can be nearly impossible for some native americans living on reservations.with often spotty internet service, and sometimes even no electricity at all, i's putting kids at risk of falling behind.vaughn hillyard reports from arizon's gila river indian community and navajo nation.

On the gila river indian community, i's the dawn of a new school day...but the virtual classrooms are barely half full...vaughn:what percentage of your students are able to connect easily to the internet right now?angela moreno:okay.

Well, i guess, with connectivity, right now w're probably at 60% attending class.elementary school teacher angela moreno says, until recently, most of the 194 families at their school had no wifi or devices at home to make distance learning even possible.vaughn hillyard: what is that feeling like when just 60% of students are able to attend class?

Angela moreno: i's-- i's difficult, you know, but-- yo're-- yo're proud to see the ones that are there, but you kinda worry about the ones that are't there.at the home of deanna and danny brooks -- deanna: so we have a high schooler, sh's in 9th grade, a 7th grader, a 3rd grader, and 2nd grader.--ther's no broadband.vaughn: troubles connecting?deanna: yeah, for some reason hers is buffering they had to use deann's phone as a hot spot for all four kids...deanna brooksi's on my shoulders that we have to, you know, push our kids to learn more, just because w're-- w're-- the're raised in-- in a reservation, i just want them to get an education tha's-- really great for them.vaughn hillyard: why is there this infrastructure gap here in the community?stephen roe lewis: well, wi-- with-- with gila river-- you know, just like many other indian tribes, there has been a lack of infrastructure-- development from the federal government.

// education, health care, housing, // the've fallen way short.about 200 miles away... on the navajo nation, thea ne's home does't even have electricity...her family has a generator, but they can only use it sparingly.she misses everybody at the school.

// and she gets really upset at times.luckily, her grandmother lives nearby.

Laverna nez: grandma has a solar system set up to where she can plug her computer into an outlet, an actual outlet.

But it only works when the su's out.laverna nez: when it gets very cloudy, their lights go out.bleu adams / i think our broadband saturation here on the navajo nation is at 8%.navajo entrepreneur bleu adams is working on solutions: coordinating donations from private businesses, like this plane, loaded with tablets for navajo students.back on gila river:intel has donated laptops to every student-- deliverer: your new laptop - here you go!

Daughter: thank you.and the school procured mobile hot spots -- for each family...a temporary solution-- deanna : but only two devices can be connected at a time --until gila river completes local broadband improvements.

Deanna brooks: my girls are-- the're so amazing.

The're still able to get up in the morning and continue their studies as if it was normal to themroe lewis: we-- we ca't have them fall behind.

Not one month, not one week, not one day.a whole generatio's future is on the line.vaughn hillyard, nbc news,gila river indian community stay with us, w'll be back with a last look at weather with cory.

3 3 and before we go, her's a final look at the forecast with grace.

3 a spectacular light show captured over sky over the city of region of lapland electrically charged particles from the sun with particles in the eart's atmosphere.

The best places in the world to view the northern lights joining us for news at kadn.com.

3 night.

Have a good at kadn.com.continues anytime our coverage community.

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