2:30 LRN Newscast August 29

For southeast Louisiana, today brings back bad memories.  Hurricanes Katrina, Isaac, and Ida all hit on August 29th. Marsanne Golsby looks back at the one-year anniversary of Ida…:

CUT 01(28)      “….Golsby.”

FBI agents raided Bossier City police headquarters Sunday and arrested the head of the Bossier City police union. The charge or charges against Sgt. Harold “BJ” Sanford are unknown at this time. The FBI investigation is into the Bossier City Police Local 645 of the International Union of Police.


Four people drowned in Beauregard Parish over the weekend. Beauregard Parish Sheriff Mark Herford says a group was swimming and the recent rains brought on a strong current in the Sabine River. Herford says it’s the worst case of multiple drownings he’s worked in more than three-decades…:

CUT 08(10)      “…at one time.”

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring four areas for possible development and State Climatologist Barry Keim says the system in the central Atlantic is one to be mindful of as far as Louisiana is concerned, though we’re still days from knowing where it will go. Because of that, he says there’s no need for you to cancel any plans this week…:

CUT 11(08)      “…a little premature.”

The 2022 hurricane season was forecasted to be above average with 14 to 21 named storms, of which three to six would be major hurricanes. So far, there have only been three.