2:30 LRN Newscast Dec 17

The Louisiana Supreme Court orders Lafayette Judge Michelle Odinet off the bench without pay, while she’s investigated for racial slurs on a video that’s made national headlines. Brooke Thorington has more…:

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Governor John Bel Edwards says he backs the creating a second majority-minority U.S. House district in Louisiana. Mr. Edwards says blacks make up a third of the state’s population, and having two minority districts would reflect one-third of the state’s six districts. Redistricting is coming up in February.


COVID puts Saints Head Coach Sean Payton out of the game for a second time. He’ll miss Sunday’s game and Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen will be making the calls for the game against defending Super Bowl Champions Tampa Bay.  Allen says they got the word Friday morning that Payton tested positive…:

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Payton tested positive for COVID back in March of 2020.

Saturday is the last day to mail a package via Priority Mail if you want it to arrive by Christmas. USPS spokesman David Walton offers tips to get it there on time…like making sure you get the right zip code…:

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You can look up the correct zip, by address, at USPS.com