10:30 am Newscast

The drama between the Saints and the Louisiana Sports and Exposition Distirct appears to be over after the Saints made an $11.4 million payment on Friday for the team’s ongoing renovations to the Caesar’s Superdome. For two days, the Benson organization and the Superdome Commission went back and forth over the payments, later saying the real dispute was over terms of a new long-term lease that would keep the team in the Dome until at least 2035.

Instead of winning a big purse, a 38 year old Pollock man is facing up to three thousand dollars in fines and up to a year in jail. This after officials say Aaron Moreau put more than two and a half pounds of lead weights into a fish at Toledo Bend’s Big Bass Splash Tournament. Wildlife and Fishery Agent Dustin Nash…

Cut  14 (06) “…locally.” 


College sports will be on the agenda for many in Louisiana as Louisiana Tech get another shot at Liberty today after losing to the Flames six to two yesterday and then beating Sam Houston five to three last night. First pitch today in Ruston is at 12:30.

The LSU Tigers will play a rematch with the South Carolina Gamecocks today as the purple and gold look to win their 13th SEC Tournament title and secure a two-seed in an NC-double-A regional. First pitch in that one is set for noon.

And the LSU softball Tigers are just a win away from returning to the Women’s College World Series after trouncing Stanford 11 to 1 last night. They’ll play for all the marbles tonight at 8.

If beef is what’s for dinner or lunch this holiday weekend, you’ll find prices will cooperate with your budget. Chairman of the Louisiana Beef Industry Council John Thompson says that’s thanks to lower grain prices, bigger cattle and…

Cut 10 (04) “…American rancher.”