12:30 LRN Newscast June 1

Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams says he’s considering getting into the governor’s race. AG Jeff Landry has campaign ads blaming the local justice systems for the rise in crime however Gambit Political Commentator and columnist Clancy Dubos says it’s Williams who’s more knowledgeable about the subject.

Cut 7 (11)  “…right now.” 

Presently Shawn Wilson is the only Democrat in the race.

More than two years after the death of Marie Bourque (Bork), and her 12-year-old daughter Ski Smith who died in a trailer home fire, Casey Hatch is convicted of two counts of second-degree murder. Calcasieu Parish District Attorney Stephen Dwight says the jury came to the right conclusion.

Cut 9 (12) “…about it.”


U-S Majority Leader and Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is calling on Republicans not to attack each other in the governor’s race. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says Scalise issued the statement because he is concerned attacks between Republican candidates could cost the party the governor’s race…

Cut 4 (12)  “…John Bel Edwards” 

This week the PAC Reboot Louisiana released an attack ad blaming perceived front-runner Attorney General Jeff Landry is responsible for the rise in violent crime and promoting Stephen Waguespack as the better candidate for governor.