3:30 LRN Newscast Oct 20

Voters in nine southeast Louisiana parishes will not be voting at their usual polling places come November 13th. The reason? The devastation of Hurricane Ida in late August. Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin says they will be sending out information to those affected along with local radio ads alerting them of their new voting location…:

CUT 06(06)      “…new locations.”

If you have the GeauxVote app you can get that information there too, or call 800-883-2805.

The FDA could soon move to approve the mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Lisa Morici with the Tulane School of Medicine says data from overseas indicates a positive response to the mix-and-match approach…:

CUT 11(13)      “…antibody response.”


Sabine Parish authorities with the help of an LSU forensic team have identified the skeletal remains found in a private water well 35 years ago. The remains are Lester Rome of Grand Isle. Jefferson Parish authorities reported him missing in 1984. Detective Chris Abrahams with the Sabine Sheriff’s office says they are searching for information that may lead to the person or persons responsible for Rome’s death…:

CUT 14(10)      “…this case.”

Charges for the 18-year-old Covington woman, captured on viral video earlier this month assaulting a disabled teacher, have been escalated. Larrianna Jackson was originally charged with battery of a school teacher. Add to that felony second-degree battery and cruelty to the infirmed, and Jackson could be facing up to ten years in prison if convicted.

Grambling State University says it will implement a campus-wide curfew, after two recent fatal shootings there. That curfew will be from 9:30 pm until 6am until further notice. ID checks are now in place at campus entry points to restrict non-student access to Grambling.