8:30 am Newscast

According to Business Insider, Louisiana now has the 3rd most expensive homeowner’s insurance in the country. The average cost of homeowner’s policies in Louisiana is more than five thousand dollars, up 27% in just one year according to Policy Genius. Executive Director of Real Reform Louisiana, Ben Riggs says he’s concerned about the direction the new insurance commissioner seems to be signaling and…

Cut 9 (11)  “…more frequently.”

If you’re looking to buy a fresh Louisiana Christmas tree, the average six foot tree will run you about eighty dollars. That’s according to Incoming President of the Southern Christmas Tree Association Kevin Steele, who says the supply is there to meet the demand despite the drought and extreme heat we saw this year.

Cut 6 (12) “…to come.”


A 15 year old and a forty year old woman have now been arrested in connection to the murder of a man in New Iberia last month. You may recall, an eleven year old girl was arrested November 28th. Iberia Parish Sheriff’s officials say the latest arrests were made by the Houston Police Department. They’ve both been charged with first-degree. The 15 year old is being held in the Jackson Parish Juvenile Detention Center

The actor’s strike is officially over and while the majority are pleased with the three-year agreement, the growing use of Artificial Intelligence is concerning. Here’s Brooke Thorington..

Cut 3 (28) “…I’m Brooke Thorington.”