9:30 Newscast

One of the state senate races on the October 18th ballot has two current representatives, who aren’t term-limited, in the runoff. Colleen Crain has more….

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Also on the ballot November 18th, Amendment 1 which seeks to clarify language on how a governor can convene a veto session if, for example, a special session is underway. Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana President Steven Procopio… Cut 10 (10) “…readjourn.”


The third round of grants of up to $10 thousand for the Louisiana Fortify Home Program opens today at noon. The LFHP began with enough funding to award three thousand grants. Donelon says homeowners must meet certain criteria to be eligible for the grant including… Cut 5 (12) “…hazard zone.”

Grants will be awarded to eligible homeowners on a first-come first-served basis. To apply, visit www.ldi.la.gov.

 State Police in Shreveport are investigating an officer involved shooting that left a man dead. Authorities say it happened just after nine during a routine traffic stop. We’re told the person behind the wheel fled and as a result the Shreveport officer fired shots, hitting the man. He was taken to a local hospital where he where he later died.