1:30 LRN Newscast

A super PAC called Reboot Louisiana has produced an ad that alleges violent crime has increased with Jeff Landry as Louisiana’s Attorney General. Reboot Louisiana supports fellow Republican Stephen Waguespack in the governor’s race. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says the October 14th primary is five and a half months away and the gloves are coming off…
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The Landry campaign has responded by announcing endorsements from eight sheriffs and district attorneys.

LSU baseball is getting ready to host its first NCAA Baseball Regional since 2019. Coach Jay Johnson says playing postseason ball at Alex Box was the goal before the season started….
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LSU hosts Tulane at 2 PM on Friday.

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office has completed its investigation of the fatal Pineville Police officer-involved shooting on April 23rd. Spokesperson Tommy Carnline says 25-year-old Larry Calk was holding a child and a weapon and threatening to harm the child while on the front porch of a residence.
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Carnline says they’ve turned the results of their investigation into the district attorney’s office.

Another hurricane season begins tomorrow. State Climatologist Barry Keim says Louisiana, Florida, and North Carolina are the top three most vulnerable states.
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NOAA predicts a near-normal season with 12 to 17 named storms, five to nine hurricanes.