4:30 LRN Newscast July 25

Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory announces that he has voluntarily checked himself into an in-patient rehab facility for 21 days. Guillory says he never drank before or during working hours but he believes he’s addicted to alcohol and has untreated Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. KLAF and KADN TV news anchor Jeff Horchak..:

CUT 03(10)      “…back on track.”

Guillory is a combat veteran. He is in his second year of his first term in public office.

The World Health Organization declares monkeypox a global health emergency, and state leaders are asking for more vaccine doses. So far 25 monkeypox cases have been reported and State Health Officer Dr. Joe Kanter says they need more than a thousand vaccine doses to curb a potential outbreak…:

CUT 06(10)      “…sexual partners.”


Louisiana District 4 Congressman Mike Johnson celebrates winning re-election unopposed and the next two years in office. Johnson qualified last week to run for re-election and, when qualifying was over he had no challenger. Johnson says he’s humbled and grateful…:

CUT 09(13)      “…unnecessarily.”

Johnson says he and fellow House republicans hope to regain Majority this fall, and if that happens they have plans ahead to, as he says, “fix a lot of problems.”

A pair of teens in West Baton Rouge Parish used sex to lure a potential robbery victim, but it didn’t work out their way. Deputies say the 16-year-old girl got the man to the motel, where her 15-year-old boyfriend attempted to rob him. A struggle ensued and the girl accidentally shot her accomplice. He will survive. The teens face armed robbery charges. The man is charged with soliciting prostitution.