8:30 am Newscast

Orleans D-A Jason Williams says he and his 78-year-old mother, who was carjacked in the Lower Garden District Monday night, are happy to be alive. Teiko Foxx has more…

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Dozens gathered in New Orleans East last night to honor three children killed in a house allegedly set by their father.  The children’s mother was reportedly on her way home when she called 9-1-1 early Wednesday saying their father had threatened the fire.  An investigation has since been launched into first responder response times.

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Walker Police have arrested two people involved in the murder 60-year-oid woman who was discovered dead in a wooded area of Livingston Parish. Captain John Sharp says they believe 30-year-old Bobby Schneider of Gonzales killed Sarah Santini in her home…

Cut 6 (10) “…the body.”
56-year-old Gregory Baker of Ascension Parish was also arrested. Investigators says Baker helped Schneider dispose of Santini’s body.

The Louisiana Workforce Commission says the number of unemployed people looking for a job, but can’t find one, is a record low 67-thousand people. LWC Chief Economist Emily Dipalma says Louisiana residents are showing they want to go to work

Cut 13 (11) “…labor force”

11:40 LRN Sportscast

LSU will take on the Army Black Knights this Saturday and Offensive Lineman Will Campbell says that the team is focused on the Knights this week even with the major November 4th matchup against Alabama looming large. Campbell says that everyone at LSU has a great respect for the Black Knights for what they do both on and off the field.

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The game will kickoff at 6:30 on the SEC Network

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The Southeastern Lions have earned their first win of the season against Northwestern State on Thursday night. The Lions offense gained 539 total yards on their way to the 37-20 victory. The win counts as their 13th straight win against Northwestern State and the Lions are now 1 and 3 in Southland Conference play while Northwestern State falls to 0 and 2.

The New Orleans Saints are coming off a heartbreaking loss against the Jacksonville Jaguars 31 to 24. After a 15 point comeback in the 4th quarter, former LSU tight end Foster Moreau dropped what would have been a game tying touchdown pass from Derek Carr in the final seconds of the game. Carr says no one can blame Moreau for the loss because in order to have won,

Cut 28 (21) “ … or done that”

The 4-2 ULL Ragin Cajuns will host 5-1 Georgia State Panthers in what could be an important game for Sun Belt standings later on in the season. The two teams have only met 6 times in their histories and ULL has won all 6 matchups. The teams will battle on Saturday with kickoff at 7pm on ESPN+.

 

9:30 am Newscast

Democrat John Bel Edwards is promising a smooth and robust transition as Republican Governor-Elect Jeff Landry prepares to take over as the state’s highest elected official.  As for their political differences…

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A 29 year old father is in custody accused of setting fire to his home, and killing his three children. We’re told the children’s mother was not home at the time. Interim NOPD Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick says she’s tried to reach the distraught mother but has only been able to reach her voicemail.

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The children killed in this domestic violence incident range from three to eight years old

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Doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available at some parish health units. They’re available for anyone six months and older, especially those with underlying health conditions. State Health Officer Joe Kanter says cases and hospitalizations have in the Bayou State recently.

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Ochsner is set to break ground on a new Neuroscience Center…as they team up with Team Gleason to improve lives and research. Ochsner Health Chair of Neurology Dr. Richard Zweifler says, the Gleason Assistive Technology Lab will be important part of the center…

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8:30 am Newscast

A father suspected of setting fire to his home in New Orleans and killing his three children inside the house is in police custody. 29-year-old Joseph Washington Senior was arrested yesterday morning. The children killed in this domestic violence incident range from three to eight years old.Interim NOPD Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick says it’s a senseless crime..

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Doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available at some parish health units which adds to the supply already available at pharmacies and other locations statewide. State Health Officer Joe Kanter says most health insurance plans will cover COVID-19 vaccines. He points out the vaccine will be updated regularly.

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Team Gleason and Ochsner Health are teaming up to bring advances to those living with ALS and other neurological diseases. Heres Colleen Crain …

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The Saints will face Jacksonville tonight in Thursday night football. Coach Dennis Allen on the Jacksonville defense.

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7:30 am Newscast

Ochsner Health and Team Gleason are teaming up and will break ground soon on a new Neuroscience Center in New Orleans. Ochsner Health Chair of Neurology Dr. Richard Zweifler says The Robert J and Debra H Patrick Neuroscience Center will house several disciplines to care for those living with neurological diseases

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Doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available at some parish health units which adds to the supply already available at pharmacies and other locations statewide. State Health Officer Joe Kanter says the updated shots target the XBB variant.

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The new vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna received the green light from FDA and CDC last month.

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A Tuesday night house fire kills three children in New Orleans and their father has been charged in their murder. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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The Saints will face the Jacksonville Jaguars tonight in Thursday night football. New Orleans’ offense will have to watch out as the Jags lead the NFL with 15 takeaways. Kick off is set for 7:15.

6:30 am Newscast

Updated COVID vaccines  are now available at parish health units. Here’s Teiko Foxx

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Ochsner Health and Team Gleason are teaming up and will soon break ground on a new neuroscience center in New Orleans. Ochsner Health Chair of Neurology Dr. Richard Zweifler says it will be the only one of its kind between Houston and Atlanta…

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Democrat John Bel Edwards promised a smooth and robust transition as Republican Governor-Elect Jeff Landry prepares to take over as the state’s highest elected official. Edwards and Landry have disagreed politically several times, but the current governor wants the next governor to succeed…

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A father suspected of setting fire to his home in New Orleans and killing his three children inside the house is in police custody. NOPD superintendent Ron Lubrano says they tracked down 29-year-old Joseph Washington Senior Wednesday morning after he leapt from an I-610 overpass in an effort to get away from the cops…

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9:30 am NEWSCAST

Political analysts said heading into Saturday’s election that the one surprise could be Jeff Landry winning outright….and it happened. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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Governor John Bel Edwards congratulated the Governor-elect on his victory.  But he also had some words of caution over the historically low voter turnout, pointing out that nearly 300-thousand fewer people voted than in 2019’s open primary.  Governor Edwards warning that ugly politics will only get uglier if we disengage and allow the most partisan, extreme voices to dominate.

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Republican Billy Nungesser has been elected to a third term as the state’s Lt. Governor. Nungesser faced five challengers and received over 65-percent of the vote. He’s appreciative of the public’s support…

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Louisiana Citizens policyholders seeking financial assistance to fortify their roof against wind damage can apply for a grant of up to ten thousand dollars at noon today. 500 grants were made available two weeks ago and it took over two minutes before they were gone. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says interested homeowners should register before the grants are made available…

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There’s a link to register on the Department of Insurance’s homepage.

8:30 am NEWSCAST

He won Saturday’s primary election outright, which puts Louisiana’s new Governor-elect. in an exclusive club. Jeff Landry joins Huey Long, Buddy Roemer, and Bobby Jindal as Louisiana’s only chief executives to win their initial election to the governor’s mansion. ULM Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says it’s a surprising result, but obviously, it was possible…

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Landry received 52-percent of the vote, Democrat Shawn Wilson 26-percent, and everyone else was in single digits.

Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser has been elected outright to a third term despite facing five challengers.Nungesser believes he has the respect of voters because he’s not afraid to tackle problems that plague the state, like litter…

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Louisiana Citizens policyholders seeking financial assistance to fortify their roof against wind damage can apply for a grant of up to ten thousand dollars at noon today. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelan says ONLY Citizens policyholders are eligible for the grants awarded today. He says homeowners with private insurance will be eligible for the next round of grants that will be handed out…

Cut 5 (08) “…public at large.”

There’s a link to register for the Louisiana Fortify Homes Program on the Department of Insurance’s homepage.

A state trooper in Monroe has been placed on administrative leave after an of-duty D-W-I arrest early yesterday morning. Officials say 33 year old David Hamm of Rayville voluntarily submitted to a breath test after he crashed his vehicle. Hamm was booked into the Madison Parish Detention Center.

7:30 am NEWSCAST

One thousand grants of up to ten-thousand dollars will be made available today to Citizens Policyholders interested in fortifying their roofs against wind damage. Colleen Crane has the story…

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Republican Governor-elect Jeff Landry garnered more than fifty percent of the vote and avoided a runoff in a primary that had a turnout of only thirty-five percent. Landry thanked his supporters in Broussard Saturday night and said his victory is historic and symbolic.

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Republican Billy Nungesser has been elected to a third term as the state’s Lt. Governor after receiving more than 65 percent of the vote in Saturday’s election, beating out five challengers. As he gets back to business, Nungesser says his goal is to bring a record number of visitors to the state and the best way to do that is to promote every community…

Cut 9 (09)  “…all of Louisiana.”

A Frustrating loss for the Saints yesterday as they wasted several chances and lost to the upstart Houston Texans 20-13. Saints Quarterback Derek Carr threw for 353 yards and a touchdown. He was also intercepted once and is upset New Orleans could not get the job done in Houston…

The Saints have just a few days off as they’re set to play again on Thursday…when they’ll host Jacksonville in the dome.

6:30 am NEWSCAST

Political analysts said heading into Saturday’s election that the one surprise could be Jeff Landry winning outright….and it happened. Jeff Palermo has the story…

Cut 3 (27) …I’m Jeff Palermo.”

Governor John Bel Edwards congratulating the Governor-elect and Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser over the weekend on their victories at the polls.  But he also had some words of caution over the historically low voter turnout, pointing out that nearly 300-thousand fewer people voted than in 2019’s open primary.  Governor Edwards warning quote that ugly politics will  only get uglier if we disengage and allow the most partisan, extreme voices to dominate.

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Republican Billy Nungesser has been elected to a third term as the state’s Lt. Governor. Nungesser faced five challengers and received over 65-percent of the vote. He’s appreciative of the public’s support…

Cut 7 (08) “…eight years.”

Louisiana Citizens policyholders seeking financial assistance to fortify their roof against wind damage can apply for a grant of up to ten thousand dollars at noon today. 500 grants were made available two weeks ago and it took over two minutes before they were gone. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says interested homeowners should register before the grants are made available…

Cut 4 (10) “…other folks.”

There’s a link to register for the Louisiana Fortify Homes Program on the Department of Insurance’s homepage.