2:30 PM Newscast

A winter weather advisory is in effect tonight and into early tomorrow morning for much of north and central Louisiana. Forecaster Mario Valverde, with the National Weather Service, says light snow is expected in Monroe and Alexandria, while Shreveport might see a tenth of an inch…

Cut 6 (08) “…morning hours”
The state department of transportation is monitoring the potential for wintry precipitation and will continue to do so through tomorrow morning. DOTD spokesperson Erin Buchanan says wintry precipitation falls during the overnight hours, be extra careful on your way to work or school…
Cut 13 (07) “…hazardous weather”
The NFL has claimed in a court filing that all decisions made by game referees are final and says league commissioner Roger Goodell does not have the authoritative power to order a replaying of the NFC Championship.  The NFL claims a re-play of the game would cause a costly delay to the Super Bowl.

Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis has reportedly submitted a trade request and informed the team he will not re-sign when his contract expires in the summer of 2020. Davis has averaged 24 points and 11 rebounds a game on 52 percent shooting for his career in New Orleans, while playing a pivotal defensive role for the team.  Advocate Pelicans writer Scott Kushner says there is no trade that can replace his performance, but it’s possible that a good haul could lead to a brighter future down the road.

Cut 5 (11) “…going forward.”

A stage judge orders one of the former LSU students who allegedly played a role in the suspected hazing death of Max Gruver in 2017 to hand over his cellphone’s passcode, so investigators can search for potentially incriminating evidence. Loyola University Law Professor Dane Ciolino says 20-year-old Matthew Naquin does not have a choice about turning over the cellphone, unless he wants to break the law. He says this isn’t a situation where you can just… conveniently forget the pin to get into the phone.

Cut 10 (11) “…that’s believable”.