4:30 LRN Newscast May 31

Three people were shot today outside a high school graduation ceremony on the Xavier University campus in New Orleans. NOPD says two women got into a fight that escalated to gunfire. They report a woman was shot and killed and two males were wounded. NOPD says they have one person in custody. In a written statement, Governor John Bel Edwards calls for prayer for the victims of what he calls “pointless, senseless acts.”

LSU held a virtual media briefing on the eve of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season in anticipation of another active summer. Dr. Paul Miller, assistant professor of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, says that LSU has compared its data with other sources and feels comfortable with projecting five named storms in the Gulf this year; another higher than usual output…:

CUT 10(09)      “…historical baseline.”

I wish I had some good news….


Major changes go into effect for hunting and fishing licenses tomorrow. Brooke Thorington has more on what you need to know before reeling in the next big one…:

CUT 01(35)      “…Brooke Thorington.”

Two Lake Charles men are sentenced to prison for having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl. Ken Duplechin allegedly picked up the girl, took her home, then called his pal Darren Gaspard to come over and take part. They will each serve at least three years and must register as sex offenders forever.