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 2020-06-01 23:27 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Trump wants governors to 'dominate' protesters...

In a phone call with governors around the country, President Trump said they need to call in the National Guard and "you have to dominate."...

 2020-06-01 23:26 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Congressional Black Caucus drafting police reform bills...

The Congressional Black Caucus is pledging to fight for police reforms at the federal level to stop brutality that they say has plagued black communities for generations....

 2020-06-01 23:21 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Monday Night: Daily rain chance; Heavy rain possible...

Tonight: Expect a dry and quiet night. Temperatures will be a little warmer than average with lows in the lower 70s, which is slightly higher than average. Skies will be partly cloudy, and winds will be calm. Low near 71. Tomorrow: It will be another hot ...

 2020-06-01 23:15 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Mississippi businesses reopen, social distancing guidelines remain...

All Mississippi businesses were allowed to reopen Monday, but social distancing guidelines are still in place....

 2020-06-01 23:15 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Former state Sen. Ron Landry, who represented River Parishes for 24 years, has died...

Former state Sen. Ronald...

 2020-06-01 23:14 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Louisiana lawmakers finishing regular session without budget...

Louisiana lawmakers are wrapping up a shortened regular session interrupted by the pandemic....

 2020-06-01 23:10 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Louisiana's new education superintendent confirmed by Senate...

Louisiana's new state education superintendent will start the job June 8 after receiving confirmation from state senators....

 2020-06-01 23:06 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Saints, Pelicans owner Gayle Benson issues George Floyd statement: 'This is about making a difference'...

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson became the latest high-profile member of the professional sports community to condemn the actions of police officers that resulted in the death...

 2020-06-01 23:05 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Louisiana Senate confirms Brumley as State Superintendent of Education...

BATON ROUGE, La. (KTAL/KMSS) The Louisiana Senate unanimously confirmed the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education's appointment of Dr. Cade Brumley as the State Superintendent of Education. Brumley, a native of Natchitoches, served as ...

 2020-06-01 23:02 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Protestors demand change from Shreveport leaders...

SHREVEPORT, LA (KTAL/KMSS) It's been two days of protesting in Shreveport. Citizens are fighting for justice for those who've died from police brutality. Now, people are demanding a conversation with law enforcement leaders to develop a specific p...

 2020-06-01 23:00 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claim of saving space program off base...

Over the weekend, he took full credit for the government's role in the launch of SpaceX, the first-ever private spacecraft to attain orbit with astronauts on board. Trump also asserted that he saved the space program after President Barack Obama had r...

 2020-06-01 23:00 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

People encouraged to have a plan as hurricane season begins...

Plaquemines Parish President Kirk Lepine says the biggest challenge this hurricane season will be evacuation and making sure everyone has a plan....

 2020-06-01 22:58 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Officials say beefed up infrastructure help keep community hurricane ready...

The Gulf to the south, Lake Pontchartrain to the north and miles of wetlands, canals and lakes place the populated areas of Jefferson Parish in a very vulnerable position during a hurricane. Officials came together Monday at the Emergency Operations Cente...

 2020-06-01 22:56 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Libbey Glass files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy reorganization...

TOLEDO, Ohio (KTAL/KMSS) One of the world's largest glass tableware manufacturers, which has a plant in Shreveport, today announced it has filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. In Shreveport, the Libbey Glass Factory is located at 4302 Jewella Ave. As the news...

 2020-06-01 22:56 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson stands with players fighting social injustice amid George Floyd death...

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson issued a statement Monday following nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd....

 2020-06-01 22:52 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

University of Arkansas issues reopening plan...

The University of Arkansas has created a three-phase plan for getting staff, faculty, and students back to campus....

 2020-06-01 22:52 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson issues statement on social justice reform...

Social Justice Leadership Coalition Created NEW ORLEANS, LA One week ago today, George Floyd was tragically and senselessly murdered. Anger, sadness and protest followed throughout our nation in response to this unjust murder. Our thoughts and prayers go ...

 2020-06-01 22:49 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Pres. Trump delivers remarks as protests grow across the country...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR/AP) — President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Rose Garden Monday evening as protests continue across the country in response to George Floyd's death. Trump said he spoke with governors, and is strongly recommendi...

 2020-06-01 22:43 

The Advocate

Ex-Rebel standout Brooks Badeaux announced as new head baseball coach at Teurlings...

Brooks Badeaux may not have ever coached on the high school level before, but he's certainly not new to the game of baseball or teaching it to young people....

 2020-06-01 22:42 

KPLCTV

First Alert Forecast: Summer-like weather this week; also watching the tropics...
 2020-06-01 22:41 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Texas enters June with camps open for kids, some pro sports...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas entered the new month with summer camps, including sports camps, allowed to open as the state relaxed some of the rules put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus. Executive orders issued in mid-May allowed camp...

 2020-06-01 22:41 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Group of mayors discuss preparing for hurricane during pandemic...

Local leaders plan evacuation plans that allow for social distancing...

 2020-06-01 22:39 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

COVID-19 survivor donates plasma at Monroe LifeShare Center...

MONROE, La (06/01/20) — "And she called me Friday night and said that I was positive for corona," said Ray Allen, COVID-19 Plasma Donor. That call from a nurse came in the middle of March and for about 10 days, Ray Allen stayed in bed fighti...

 2020-06-01 22:39 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Pres. Trump to deliver remarks as protests grow across the country...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR/AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to make a statement from the Rose Garden Monday evening as protests continue across the country in response to George Floyd's death. The president is slated to speak at 6:30 EST. Watch...

 2020-06-01 22:38 

KPLCTV

USS Orleck move to Jacksonville delayed due to Coroanvirus...

The ship was scheduled to begin its move to Jacksonville on March 23rd. Miller says they've been using the extra time to make some added improvements to the ship....

 2020-06-01 22:38 

KPLCTV

Gov. Edwards: La. will move to Phase 2 of reopening June 5...

Governor John Bel Edwards announced Monday, June 1 that Louisiana will move into Phase 2 of the White House's reopening guidelines Friday, June 5....

 2020-06-01 22:37 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

California lawmakers hope to give voice to protestors' concerns while condemning violence, looting...

As the protests in the name of George Floyd continue, lawmakers in Washington are trying to balance promoting peaceful demonstrations, while giving voice to protesters...

 2020-06-01 22:36 

KLFY

Pres. Trump delivers remarks as protests grow across the country...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR/AP) — President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Rose Garden Monday evening as protests continue across the country in response to George Floyd's death. Tr......

 2020-06-01 22:36 

KPLCTV

Tropical storm kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda set off landslides and flooding, especially in the western part of El Salvador....

 2020-06-01 22:36 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Tropical storm kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala...

Tropical Storm Amanda set off landslides and flooding, especially in the western part of El Salvador....

 2020-06-01 22:36 

KLFY

California lawmakers hope to give voice to protestors' concerns while condemning violence, looting...

As the protests in the name of George Floyd continue, lawmakers in Washington are trying to balance promoting peaceful demonstrations, while giving voice to protesters' concerns....

 2020-06-01 22:36 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

California lawmakers hope to give voice to protestors' concerns while condemning violence, looting...

As the protests in the name of George Floyd continue, lawmakers in Washington are trying to balance promoting peaceful demonstrations, while giving voice to protesters...

 2020-06-01 22:36 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Krewe of Nyx captain apologizes after sharing 'All Lives Matter' post...

The captain of the Krewe of Nyx is apologizing after sharing an 'All Lives Matter' post on social media Monday....

 2020-06-01 22:35 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

California lawmakers hope to give voice to protestors' concerns while condemning violence, looting...

As the protests in the name of George Floyd continue, lawmakers in Washington are trying to balance promoting peaceful demonstrations, while giving voice to protesters...

 2020-06-01 22:34 

KLFY

Medical examiner lists George Floyd's death as homicide...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd's death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck, in a widely seen video that......

 2020-06-01 22:33 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Fishermen catch 220 pounds of tuna, donate it to health care workers...

TAMPA (CNN) A group of fishermen in Hawaii had a lucky day at sea and decided to use their catch to feed their local health care workers. The group caught two yellowfin tuna totaling 220 pounds. The fish was sent to a seafood distributor who cleaned, cook...

 2020-06-01 22:32 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

FEMA head urges hurricane prep in midst of coronavirus pandemic...

Monday marks the official start of the 2020 hurricane season. But this year is different, with communities preparing for a potential hit during a global pandemic....

 2020-06-01 22:31 

KLFY

FEMA head urges hurricane prep in midst of coronavirus pandemic...

Monday marks the official start of the 2020 hurricane season. But this year is different, with communities preparing for a potential hit during a global pandemic....

 2020-06-01 22:31 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

FEMA head urges hurricane prep in midst of coronavirus pandemic...

Monday marks the official start of the 2020 hurricane season. But this year is different, with communities preparing for a potential hit during a global pandemic....

 2020-06-01 22:31 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

FEMA head urges hurricane prep in midst of coronavirus pandemic...

Monday marks the official start of the 2020 hurricane season. But this year is different, with communities preparing for a potential hit during a global pandemic....

 2020-06-01 22:29 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Medical examiner rules George Floyd's death a homicide...

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of George Floyd a homicide, according to documents released Monday....

 2020-06-01 22:28 

KLFY

La. Senate confirms Brumley as state superintendent of education...

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) — The Louisiana Senate this afternoon unanimously confirmed Dr. Cade Brumley as the state superintendent of education. He will officially start in the position on June......

 2020-06-01 22:28 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Pres. Trump delivers remarks as protests grow across the country...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR/AP) — President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Rose Garden Monday evening as protests continue across the country in response to George Floyd's death. Trump said he spoke with governors, and is strongly recommendi...

 2020-06-01 22:24 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

LIVE: Protesters gather on Siegen Lane...

BATON ROUGE, LA Protesters are gathering at Siegen Lane for a second day in row as part of a series of protests in response to police violence against African-Americans....

 2020-06-01 22:22 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Tracking the Tropics: Hurricane season is officially underway...

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway as of Monday, June 1. Both N.C. State and Colorado State are calling for an above-normal season. And NOAA forecasters are saying the same, with a 60 percent chance of an above-average season. There...

 2020-06-01 22:22 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Woman injured in Uptown home collapse, NOFD says...

Firefighters said when they arrived on scene the found a home that was currently under renovation collapsed....

 2020-06-01 22:21 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

3 out of 4 hospitalized coronavirus patients were black, Ochsner study finds...

Black coronavirus patients made up three-fourths of those hospitalized in Louisiana's largest health system, according to a new study, underscoring the disproportionate toll COVID-19 has had on the state's black...

 2020-06-01 22:19 

KLFY

US lawmakers split on President Trump's claim to declare Antifa a terrorist organization...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — With protests throughout the country, President Donald Trump is holding the anti-fascist group Antifa responsible and wants to officially designate them a terrorist org......

 2020-06-01 22:19 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

US lawmakers split on President Trump's claim to declare Antifa a terrorist organization...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — With protests throughout the country, President Donald Trump is holding the anti-fascist group Antifa responsible and wants to officially designate them a terrorist organization. People have been protesting across America foll...

 2020-06-01 22:19 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

US lawmakers split on President Trump's claim to declare Antifa a terrorist organization...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — With protests throughout the country, President Donald Trump is holding the anti-fascist group Antifa responsible and wants to officially designate them a terrorist organization. People have been protesting across America foll...

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