6:30 LRN Newscast Dec 30

One of the new laws taking effect New Year’s Day requires carbon monoxide detectors in one or two-family homes sold or newly leased in Louisiana. Marsanne Golsby has more…:

CUT 1   (29)      “…Golsby.”

Someone in the Shreveport area spent a great deal of holiday time to leave anti-Semitic flyers all over a number of neighborhoods. The flyers – left on car windshields, door jambs and on door steps – blame Jewish people for everything from abortion, to rising crime to “taking Christ out of Christmas.” Shreveport Police are aware and looking into it.


The National Weather Service issues a Flash Flood Watch for all of northwestern Louisiana. The area covers everything north of Natchitoches and west of Monroe. Areas of the state have the potential for severe weather today as a cold front enters the state from the west. State Climatologist Barry Keim says the storm prediction center has us in a marginal category, which is a one out of five of a severe weather threat…:

CUT 13(07)      “…two inches.”

New Year’s Day should be mostly sunny and warm-ish.

New statistics show that New Orleans is on track for having the highest homicide rate in the U.S. this year. Rafael Goyeneche with the Metropolitan Crime Commission says the city has lost over 150 police officers this year…:

CUT 07(08)      “…900 police officers.”

New Orleans had an average of over 70 homicides per 100-thousand persons in 2022. Goyeneche says city officials have responded by funding police raises, bonuses and money to hire more cops.