9:30 LRN Newscast

Governor-elect Jeff Landry announces the next leader of State Police when he takes office in January. Major Robert Hodges, a 28-year veteran of LSP and a New Orleans native will be the next superintendent of the state’s leading law enforcement agency.
Cut 28 (08) “…state safe.”
Landry also announced a partnership with Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams that would allow the state attorney general’s office to prosecute any case led by State Police.

Speaking of State Police, Attorney General-elect Liz Murrill announced the appointment of former federal prosecutor Ed O’ Callahan as the state’s point person to conduct a review of the L-S-P. Murrill says this is in conjunction with the U-S Department of Justice’s own inquiry…
cut 4 (10) “….going forward”

It’s the final day of the hurricane season. The 2023 season produced 20 named storms, tied for the fourth most in recorded history, but State Climatologist Barry Keim says the Bayou State was never threatened…
cut 8 (12) “…of that”
Most of the state will see rainfall today.

The governor’s office has released a series of reports that provides the public with a list of accomplishments that occurred during the Edwards administration. Deputy Chief of Staff for the governor, Eric Holl, says the state has made tremendous progress in every possible metric including…
cut 12 (09) “…billion dollars”