9:30 AM Newscast June 12

Colorado State University researchers have confirmed predictions of an above-average hurricane season this year in an updated report. CSU meteorologist Phil Klotzbach (clots-bock) says while it’s important to stay hurricane-ready, it’s just as important to remember these predictions could over- or underestimate the actual number of hurricanes.

Cut 9 (08)  “…hurricane season.”

Klotzbach recommends coastal residents start preparing now before any hurricanes make landfall.

President Biden’s son Hunter Biden was found guilty of federal gun charges Tuesday, Hunter Biden faces up to 25 years in prison for; lying on a federal screening form about drug use, lying to a gun dealer, and possessing a gun. Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy says Hunter Biden shouldn’t have been abusing drugs, shouldn’t have been buying a gun while using drugs, and shouldn’t have been lying to the FBI.

Cut 14 (10)  “…got convicted”

When President Biden was asked last week if his son was convicted would pardon him, President Biden said no

Governor Jeff Landry signed into law a bill that allows the Pet Overpopulation Advisory Council to design, manufacture, and sell commemorative stamps with the proceeds supporting spay and neuter programs around the state. Humane Society of Louisiana Executive Director Jeff Dorson says “Animal Friendly” proceeds from license plates help fund spay and neuter programs and the stamps will be a companion piece.

Cut 11 (09) “…adds up.”

Former LSU Beach Volleyball stars Taryn Kloth and Kristen Nuss were officially selected to represent Team USA at the Paris Olympics this Summer. Kloth and Nuss put together a perfect 36-and-0 record in their final season at LSU in 2021. Olympic competition kicks off July 27. The duo said they didn’t celebrate too much after earning a selection because they have their eyes set on bringing home the gold. No matter what happens, Nuss says representing Team USA in Paris is a dream come true…

Cut 17 (10) “…can be.”