2:30 LRN Newscast May 31

The first attack ad of the 2023 Governor’s race is out. A political action committee supporting Stephen Waguespack has a TV and radio ad hitting Attorney General Jeff Landry as being soft on crime. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says it’s the earliest he’s seen an attack ad in a governor’s race, but a sign that Waguespack is a serious contender…:

CUT 08  (09)        “…go after Landry.”

He expects Landry or his supporting PAC will return fire.

Hurricane Season starts tomorrow. State Climatologist Barry Keim says the peak of the season, with the potentially heavy stuff, doesn’t come until mid-August, but it’s smart to get your storm plan in place now, and be ready…:

CUT 10  (11)        “…hyper-focused.”

A Pacific El Nino could mean fewer and weaker storms this year.


The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office completes its investigation of the fatal officer-involved shooting of a man who was holding a child in his arms. Brooke Thorington has that…:

CUT 02(33)      “…Thorington.”

A teacher at a Shreveport Christian school is under arrest; accused of a sexual relationship with a minor. 36-year-old Jessica Sims was arrested after a concerned mom told police her son confessed to the contact, and then told investigators the same. Sims is charged with prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and student.