1030 Newscast 10/31

Louisiana State Police has a new Superintendent, 25 year LSP vet Lamar Davis. Matt Doyle has the story.

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Media outlets have reported that the New Orleans police officer who was shot in the face by a man in a pedicad is officer Trevor Abney.  Abney is considered to be in serious but stable condition after the man fired numerous shots into the windshield of his police cruiser.  Abney has been with NOPD since joining as a recruit in 2015.  Abney was taken to a local area hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

Officials are optimistic that the power won’t be out for much longer in southeast Louisiana for most customers.  Crews have been working around the clock to restore power outages due to hurricane Zeta.  Entergy CEO Phillip May says Zeta delivered heavy wind damage in many places but thankfully didn’t damage core pieces of the Entergy grid. That being said…

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McNeese State plans on students returning to campus for the 2021 spring semester despite the damage done by the recent hurricanes.  President Daryl Burckel says students, faculty, and alumni can keep track of the rebuild process by visiting come-home-cowboys-dot-com.

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