09:30 Newscast, September 28th, 2016

Forecasters say you may need to start pulling your sweaters out by the end of the week as we’re going to start waking up to some chilly temperatures. State Climatologist Barry Keim says as the week goes on, the air will start becoming cooler and the humidity will be much lower. He says outdoor plans this weekend will be extremely pleasant…:
CUT 6 (06) “be amazing”

The continuing resolution that contains money for flood relief efforts in Louisiana is tied up in politics, and the clock is ticking before Congress’ fall recess. US Senator Bill Cassidy says they’re still trying to figure out what it will take to get the continuing resolution approved in both houses because Senate democrats want funding for the Flint, Michigan water crisis…:
Cut 8 (11) “and Flint”

The state Republican Party claims Governor John Bel Edwards is using the flood to raise money for his re-election campaign. Executive Director of the Louisiana GOP, Jason Dore, says Edwards has not been hard enough on FEMA regarding their delayed response to flood victims…:
cut 12 (10) “every day”
But a spokesman for the governor’s office says the fund raiser was held after a long day of fighting for assistance and state dollars were not used towards the reception.

According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, a change of booking has been made for LSU defensive end Davon Godchaux and false imprisonment charges against him have been dropped. They say the girlfriend made several inconsistent statements regarding the argument the two got into where they both sustained injuries, and now misdemeanor charges of domestic abuse against her are being reviewed. LSU says Godchaux remains suspended indefinitely.