10:30 Newscast December 24th, 2014

Many Louisianians will be hitting the roadways to visit family and loved ones this Christmas. Department of Transportation spokesman Rodney Mallett says there are many different resources drivers can use to check on traffic and road conditions in Louisiana. He says you can plan your travel through their 511LA-dot-org website…:
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He reminds motorists to be extra courteous this Christmas.

The Washington Parish Sheriff’s office says they got a tip that a Mr. Grinch was trying to steal Christmas so they immediately launched an investigation. Sheriff Randy Seal says they caught up with him thanks to help from his dog and put him in jail…:
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He says now the people of Washington Parish can sleep easier knowing the cuddly as a cactus suspect has been caught.

The annual Bonfires on the Levee takes place tonight in St. James Parish. Scott Carwile has moreā€¦:
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It’s a little chilly out this morning but State Climatologist Barry Keim says the REAL cold will move in for Christmas morning. He says you can expect temps in the 30s for present-time and Thursday highs will get into the 50s…:
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