3:30 LRN Newscast May 31

The gloves are coming off in the governor’s race as we have our first attack ad. Jeff Palermo has the story…:

CUT 01(33)      “…Palermo.”

On the eve of the beginning of the 2023 Hurricane Season, we have a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico, but it poses little threat to Louisiana. By the weekend, it could either weaken or drift eastward toward the Florida Peninsula with some heavy rain.


The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office has completed its investigation into the fatal April 23rd Pineville Police officer-involved shooting. RPSO 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. He says officers acted appropriately…:

CUT 13(11)      “…life was saved.”

The investigation has been turned over to the Rapides Parish District Attorney’s Office.

The statewide average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.13. That’s $1.10 cheaper than this same time last year. AAA Fuel Analyst Don Redman says thank crude oil at around $70-a-barrel. He predicts a great many will take advantage of relatively cheap gas and get in some travel…:

CUT 05(06)      “…the summer.”