News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: September 13, 2019

Top Stories

LAFAYETTE, LA (KLFY) – Here’s some of today’s top stories to know before you head out the door:

Three bills passed by the House of Representatives would ban any new offshore drilling projects on the Atlantic, Pacific and Florida coasts. Louisiana Oil and Gas association says that would permanently take away a great opportunity to expand east.

Cheryl Jackson says her 4 year old daughter was placed on the wrong bus after school. And when she was dropped off with another group of kids, a Good Samaritan brought the child back to the school after finding her crying on the sidewalk. LPSS officials have already begun talks to identify ways the situation could have been handled more efficiently.

Residents met with District 5 leaders in New Iberia to discuss issues including blighted properties. The city has about 500 of those properties, with roughly 160 that are sellable.

Louisiana is one of about 20 states that could benefit from the billion dollar Purdue Pharma opioid settlement. It’s not yet clear how much money each state could be paid.

After a Florida man traveling through I-10 with 3 pounds of marijuana was arrested, Jennings Police Chief Danny Semmes says this shows exactly how I-10 works as a drug corridor. His officers work diligently to try and put a stop to drug trafficking in the area.

14 new schools in Acadiana are now implementing United Way’s “Leader in Me” program this year. It’s an effective outreach to improve learning and behavior skills among students. 69 schools across Acadiana are currently involved.

Chubby Carrier and Corey Ledet take the stage at Parc International tonight to kick off Downtown Alive’s Fall season. Everything begins with the Happiest Hour at 5:00 p.m.

A Harvest Moon will light up the sky tonight in Acadiana! Your best chance to get a glimpse of it will be around 11:30 p.m.

Hot and muggy weather continues with a mostly quiet day ahead. Skies will turn partly cloudy with a high in the low 90’s for the afternoon. Rain chances will be at 20%. Later on the show I’ll talk about the next 7 days.

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Abbeville

76°F Overcast Feels like 77°
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0 mph
Humidity
94%
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Tonight

Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.
74°F Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.
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3 mph SE
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30%
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Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
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Crowley

72°F Overcast Feels like 72°
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6 mph NE
Humidity
95%
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Tonight

Mostly cloudy. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.
74°F Mostly cloudy. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.
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3 mph SE
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30%
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Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
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Opelousas

70°F Overcast Feels like 70°
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6 mph ENE
Humidity
98%
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Tonight

Mostly cloudy. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.
74°F Mostly cloudy. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.
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3 mph SE
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30%
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Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
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Breaux Bridge

74°F Overcast Feels like 74°
Wind
6 mph NE
Humidity
87%
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Tonight

Mostly cloudy skies. Scattered thunderstorms this evening. Low around 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
74°F Mostly cloudy skies. Scattered thunderstorms this evening. Low around 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
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3 mph SE
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30%
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Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
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New Iberia

78°F Overcast Feels like 81°
Wind
9 mph ENE
Humidity
87%
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Tonight

Showers early, becoming a steady rain late. Low 64F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch. Locally heavy rainfall possible.
71°F Showers early, becoming a steady rain late. Low 64F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch. Locally heavy rainfall possible.
Wind
3 mph SE
Precip
100%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous

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