4:30 LRN Newscast June 30

Baton Rouge Police seek an angry customer who shot a restaurant worker for messing up his order. BRPD’s Sgt. L’Jean (EL-jeen) McKneely says the customer confronted the employee outside the Freddie’s Frozen Custard; just off I-12…:

CUT 12(09)      “…at the employee.”

The victim is expected to recover. McKneely says the suspect is still at large.

Construction has begun on elevating a long stretch of LA 1, from the Leeville Bridge all the way to Golden Meadow; a major route to Port Fourchon and Grand Isle. LA1 Coalition director Henri Boulet says it’s been decades coming. He says LA1 closures due to hurricanes and fierce weather have cost millions in lost energy production, and elevating the roadway will virtually end closures…:

CUT 11(08)      “…generations to come.”

The project should be finished sometime in 2027.


If you’re still experiencing problems with recovery from Hurricane Ida, GOHSEP has launched a new program. Brooke Thorington has more…:

CUT 01(33)      “…Brooke Thorington.”

State Wildlife & Fisheries reminds you that if your fishing or hunting license expires today, you’ll need to wait until tomorrow, July 1st, to repurchase. Henceforth, all licenses will be good for one full year, from July through the next June. “louisianaoutdoors.com” for more information.