2:30 LRN Newscast Sept 26

Shreveport Police are investigating the shooting of a man as he drove down Interstate 20 at around dinner time last night.  The 61-year-old victim says he was headed east on I-20 and at around the Monkhouse Road exit, he heard shots then suffered wounds to his left hand and right arm. He’d had no encounters in traffic prior to the incident. Shreveport Crimestoppers will gladly accept tips.

Forecasters say Hurricane Ian is forecast to hit somewhere in Florida as early as Wednesday night as a major hurricane. How night it impact Louisiana…?

CUT 02(30)      “…Golsby.”


Houma police say a woman who threw her infant son off a bridge Friday is now being held on attempted murder charges. Lt. Travis Theriot says 30-year Asha Randolph threw her 18-month-old child off the bridge into Bayou Terrebonne…:

CUT 09(07)      “…him in.”

The child was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to recover fully.

A federal judge will not block Louisiana’s plan to move about two-dozen troubled juvenile offenders from Bridge City Center for Youth in Jefferson Parish to the State Penitentiary at Angola, despite objections from  civil rights attorneys and activists. Loyola University law professor Dan Ciolino says Angola may not be the best option, but something needs to be done about violent youths…:

CUT 04(06)      “…at Angola.”

The Edwards administration has said the transfer to of juvenile inmates to Angola is only temporary.